College of Social Studies major Chando Mapoma ’16 spent half his spring recess vacationing in Florida, but returned to campus early for spring training with the track team.
Chemistry graduate student Daniel Czyzyk, pictured setting up a cobalt column for protein purification, is a seventh-year graduate student who hopes to earn his Ph.D. in May.
Psychology graduate student Hiri Jafri is a Middletown resident who spent much of her spring break working in the Student Activities and Leadership Development (SALD) office.
Molecular biology and biology graduate student Anushi Sharma is a sixth-year graduate student. “Between lab work and writing my thesis, I’m working about 12 hours a day this break,” she said.
Psychology major Keila Perez ’14 spent three days in New York City before returning to campus to work at the Freeman Athletic Center. Perez has worked at the concession stand for three years.
Chemistry graduate student Yoana Gendzhova, pictured here holding protein gels, is a first-year graduate student who is spending her entire spring break working on research.
History and French double major Kelly Toy ’14 returned to campus March 8 to work on her thesis. “Since I’ve been back, I’ve been working about eight hours a day on my thesis. I have 85 pages done.”
Math and English double major Jimmy Nguyen ’15 is spending his mid-semester recess working in Olin Library and reading a book for his Caribbean Writers in the U.S. Diaspora class.
Wesleyan’s spring mid-semester recess began March 7 and several students chose to stay on campus for all, or part of, the 16-day spring break. Classes will resume on March 24.