2010 April

Biology’s Johnson relishes teacher-scholar role


Biology professor Erik Johnson, who received the Reid-Doyle Prize for Excellence in Teaching earlier this semester, works to inspire a love of learning in his students. “The students here are truly exceptional, which makes the role of a teacher-scholar rewarding.”

Student creates golf apparel company


A long-dreamed of idea and grant money from Wake Forest’s entrepreneurial center gave rise to Wear to Win, senior Laura Ormson’s company that offers trendy golf apparel for young women. Ormson runs the company with her mother, Cindy Ormson.

“As a young golfer, I would go to tournaments and have to wear shorts and collared shirts that were neither feminine nor fun,” says Ormson, who is a member of Wake Forest’s golf team. “I was embarrassed to go out in public wearing golf clothing.”

Libraries: not just for books anymore


Libraries aren’t just for books anymore. Nationally recognized by the Library and Information Technology Association for her work in library technology, Instructional Design Librarian Lauren Pressley shares what’s ahead for books and the virtual library at your fingertips.