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Innovative changes to Interim 2024

Catherine Lesesne and Madison Bush October 5, 2023

Interim is the annual four-week term that sets Wofford apart from many other schools. It is the segment between fall and spring semesters when students are encouraged to try something new and outside of...

The teaser for “Rocky Horror Show,” directed by Hailie Gold ‘23. The
 production will run during Interim on Jan. 26-28.
Photo courtesy of Hallie Gold

Shiver with anticipation…for Wofford’s “The Rocky Horror Show”

Madeline Brewer December 15, 2022

One year after directing “Fairytale Lives of Russian Women” as the Interim Pulp Theatre play, Hailie Gold ‘23 brings “Rocky Horror Show” to the Wofford campus. The comedy-horror story centers...

Wofford’s study abroad is a popular attraction for Wofford students, but was canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19. While upperclassmen gear up for 2021 trips abroad, the question remains as to what they will look like? Photo courtesy of

Study Abroad Update

Hal Crosswell May 9, 2021

Abroad programs disclose contingent restrictions for students. A year after study abroad in 2020 was cancelled for both Wofford students due to the COVID-19 pandemic, study abroad programs for the...

The Interim structure allowed the class to take several field trips, including this one to Congregation B’nai Israel, a Jewish synagogue in Spartanburg

Where Religion Meets Interim

Mikala McBride February 19, 2020

A review of the religion gen-ed course Interim is an integral part of the Wofford student experience.. Its existence stems from a desire for students to explore new subjects and have unique experiences...

From the moment that our plane landed, my perspective of African countries began to shift from being characterized by suffering and poverty to a continent bursting with life, kindness and culture

Changing a Single Story

Grace Gehlken February 19, 2020

A reflection on the Interim trip to Tanzania Often times, it is easy to describe other countries and cultures through the narrative of a single story. According to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, a female...

Crossing More Than The Border

Crossing More Than The Border

Jacob Hollifield March 9, 2019

How culture is respected and disrespected by Terriers abroad  As we travel abroad, we cross borderlines into countries that we have only heard about in readings and lectures. We hand over...

Interim Strikes Creativity

Interim Strikes Creativity

Contributing Writer March 9, 2019

See some of the new subjects Wofford students explored during Interim: Knitting   Jonathan Hall, ‘18: “In the knitting interim, I not only learned how to knit, but I was also taught...

The Golden Affair

The Golden Affair

Emily Washburn December 8, 2018

A new campus event during Interim for all of Wofford to enjoy  The Golden Affair is a new event taking place during Wofford’s 2019 Interim open to all members of the Wofford community. It is a formal...

Should I stay or should I go

Should I stay or should I go

Contributing Writer February 13, 2018
A confirmation of the value of interim, whether here or there
Traversing through Tibet

Traversing through Tibet

Lydia Estes February 13, 2018
Interim takes students to Everest for first time
From summer success to winter conference

From summer success to winter conference

Kelsey Aylor February 13, 2018
Wofford student attends Liberty and Equality Conference in Washington, D.C.
Interim: how amazing it can be

Interim: how amazing it can be

Will Harper February 13, 2018
Student perspectives on Wofford’s January term
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