Dr. Nigel Traylor

Dr. Nigel A. Traylor has been named Woodward's new Vice President for Academic and Student Life. Dr. Traylor will begin in his official Woodward capacity on July 1, 2022, succeeding Ms. Marcia Prewitt Spiller, who is retiring.

Abby Abroad

On a post-pandemic trip to College Park to visit her family this fall, Tokyo resident and Woodward alum Anna Ehrensperger Aoyagi ’07 enrolled her daughter Abby in the Primary School as an international student in November. We caught up with Anna to ask about her Woodward memories and what it’s like to send her daughter to her alma mater.

Broadway Performers Work with Student Performers at WA

In Erin Greenway’s Advanced Acting class this week, two Broadway performers coached students through a scene from “The Day the Internet Died,” a comedy about a town collectively freaking out when they lose access. It was just one class in a series taught by Visiting Artists Jared and Lindsay Bradshaw, who brought their Bradshaw Broadway Workshop to Woodward to work with Middle and Upper School students in choral and drama classes.

Big Renaissance Man on Campus

Ethan Faircloth ’22 defies categorization. He’s captain of the War Eagle varsity football team and a super talented computer science student. We talk to the multifaceted senior about what drives his diverse pursuits.

Chaplain K on Fostering Appreciation of Diversity in Faith

With the observance of Diwali next week we took the opportunity to query Rev. Katie O'Dunne (better known as Woodward's Chaplain K) about the importance of appreciating diversity in faith and how to foster that appreciation in students...and adults.