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Facilities & Resources

We are committed to involving our students in a first-rate research experience. That’s why you’ll find everything you need in our state-of-the-art facilities. Our space in the Charles H. Townes Science Center is filled with research laboratories, computer labs and multimedia classrooms. In fact, you’ll find that our facilities rival many of the nation’s leading research institutions.

Charles H. Townes Science Center

Dedicated in 2008, this $62.5 million facility houses all of the science departments at Furman.

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Laboratory Equipment

Want to know what gadgets you can find in our space?

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Career Resources

If you're beginning your job search, browse our resources. We've collected some of the best information on the web to help you with your search.

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Natural History Collections

Get to know a wide variety of species by examining our biological museum collections. We have specimens of more than 20,000 plants.

Search our herbarium collection

Field Research

Turns out, our surrounding area is part of our classroom. We use the forests, lakes, and fields surrounding our campus for ecological studies, and our department routinely takes field trips.

Learn more about undergraduate research
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Sanders Science Library

Need access to a journal? The science library can support your classroom and lab work.

Conduct research in our science library