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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.

Visit the Townes Science Center
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Centrifuge in the lab

Laboratory Equipment

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

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Field Sites

We use the forests, farms, lakes, and cities of the Upstate for research and field trips.

Where we work within and beyond campus
Maps of Greenville to the Upstate
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Natural History Collections

Explore our biological collections. We have plants, small vertebrates, and invertebrates for teaching and research purposes.

Explore our collections


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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