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Student Experiences

The Chemistry Department offers one of the nation’s largest summer research program for undergraduates to work side-by-side with faculty members in an intensive and meaningful research environment. The program provides a hands-on experience inside the laboratory with the opportunity for students to achieve publishable results and present their findings at the nation’s leading conferences.

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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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Student Resources

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

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Photo from 2017 Furman Chemistry Corporate Luncheon. Alumnus LaDavia Just taking selfie with Dr. Lon Knight.


Beyond the classroom and lab, the chemistry department sponsors a host of activities for our students and campus.

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