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Facilities & Resources

Home to the sciences at Furman University, the Charles H. Townes Science Center is one of the best undergraduate research facilities in the Southeast.

Dedicated in 2008, this $62.5 million building features multimedia classrooms, research laboratories, computer labs, and study lounges to support students and faculty. It also houses the Sanders Science Library, which provides students access to important research journals, books, electronic databases and other materials.


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As part of our commitment to undergraduate research, our laboratories are equipped with modern technology and instrumentation.

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Student Resources

Our graduates have been highly successful in competing for the nation’s leading fellowships and post-graduate awards.

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Student Honors

Furman chemistry students and graduates have enjoyed remarkable success competing for prestigious fellowships and awards.

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