Daisy, Professor of Biology Steven Swoap’s beautiful Goldendoodle, is 34 inches tall. That is one of the fun facts I have learned about Swoap, the new director of the Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford (WEPO), during our U.K.-mandated 14-day quarantine.
COVID-19 has changed nearly every facet of college life since campuses across the country closed in March, and athletics have been no exception. Over the past month, the recruitment process of the Class of 2025 in particular has been significantly altered as colleges grapple with limits to visitations and competitions.
Nicole Ford ’20 knew what she wanted to do when she came to the College: study studio art and astrophysics. While these two interests are seemingly polar opposites, Ford has taken advantage of the liberal arts curriculum to create art “informed by and infused with science.”
Sankofa, pictured here rehearsing in the ’62 Center for Theatre and Dance, pays homage to traditional black step culture. Sankofa was founded in 1996 by five black women, Dahra Jackson ’00, Maxine Lyle ’00, Mya Fisher ’00, Melina Evans ’00 and Samantha Reed ’00, in recognition of a deficit of black culture at the College.