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Alan Chalmers, professor of English at Wofford, works on his research outside. Chalmers took his sabbatical during the spring 2021 semester. Photo courtesy of Professor Chalmers.

Time Away From Campus But Not A Vacation

Eyon Brown May 10, 2021

What it means to be on sabbatical For most students, few things can be more disappointing than waiting years to take a class with your favorite professor only to find out that they’ll be on sabbatical. But...

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...

Two students sit in an English class. Roughly 83% of English students are women, while only about 17% are men. Photo courtesy of Natalie Aversano.

The 83/17 Split

Eyon Brown April 1, 2021

Examining the gender disparity within the English major At a liberal arts college like Wofford, a key component of the general education curriculum is its breadth. It allows — and requires — all...

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