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Wofford’s newest major will include about 12 students and an estimated 50 or more animal species introduced on campus. These animals will coexist with the cats, chipmunks and squirrels that already inhabit the grounds with little interference from the humans, predicts Dr. Ida Claire. “They’ll figure it out on their own without any help from us,” she says. “[Bio]diversity is always messy.”

Wofford creates zoology major

Sarah Madden April 12, 2016

By: Steve Irwin, Staff Writer Wofford College’s environmental studies department has fractured into two separate entities now that Dr. Ida Claire is pioneering a new zoology major with Dr. Laura Wilder....

Pictured (from left to right): Dr. Phil Dorroll, Dr. Jed Anderson and Dr. Courtney Dorroll spoke on the new Middle Eastern Studies and North African program.

MENA: The new Middle Eastern Studies program at Wofford

Contributing Writer September 22, 2015

By: Elizabeth Terrell, Contributing Writer As of this summer, Wofford College has officially introduced the Middle Eastern and North African Studies program (MENA) into the student curriculum. Dr. Courtney...

Does major matter?

Does major matter?

Old Gold & Black Web Admin October 14, 2014

WOFFORD STUDENTS SHARE INSIGHT ON THEIR MAJORS — According to the New York Times, by the end of the freshman year, 25 per- cent of first-year students will have changed their minds about their...

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