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J. Ashli Neal, MS-CEM ’24 Hooding Ceremony Speech

On May 3, 2024, the Office of Graduate Studies held a Hooding Ceremony to honor our 2024 graduates and their amazing accomplishments. Students in the Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine chose J. Ashli...

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Finding Balance: A Mindful Approach to Burnout and Stress for Graduate Students

In the hustle and bustle of academia, where deadlines are critical and expectations run high, burnout can creep up on even the most dedicated graduate students. In a recent episode of the Go Further podcast...

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The Power of Public Narratives: Insights From Dr. Kylie Fisher

Public narratives, those ubiquitous stories shaping our collective understanding, are more than just tales. They're the threads weaving through the fabric of our society, influencing perceptions, beliefs and even the course of history itself. In...

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From Learner to Leader: The Journey of Furman Alumnus, Matthew Critell, in School Leadership

In the hallways of Bethel Elementary, Matthew Critell strides with purpose, his commitment to education recognizable in every interaction. But how did he arrive at this pivotal role as principal? On the Go Further podcast,...

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Innovation and Leadership: Furman University’s New Master of Science Program

[caption id="attachment_853" align="alignright" width="319"] Professor Janna Pennington, Director of Furman University's Master of Science in Innovation and Leadership program.[/caption] In a dynamic world where the demands of leadership and innovation continue to evolve, Furman University...

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The Winning Formula: Furman University’s Sleep When You’re Dead 24-Hour Design Challenge

Imagine diving headfirst into a whirlwind of creativity, sleep deprivation, and pure adrenaline—that's the essence of Furman University's 24-Hour Sleep When You're Dead Challenge. This year it showcased the creative talent of Michael Kline, Ashlyn...

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The Mission of Furman University’s Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine

[caption id="attachment_498" align="alignleft" width="300"] Director of Furman University's Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine program, Dr. Rachael Bowers.[/caption] Furman University's podcast, "Go Further," recently delved into the heart of the institution's groundbreaking Master of...

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Navigating the Transition: Key Insights for Graduate Students Transitioning Into the Workforce

In a recent insightful episode of the Go Further podcast, Dr. Clemson Turregano, Senior Fellowship Leader for Furman University's Center for Innovative Leadership, shared valuable advice for graduate students stepping into the professional world. Drawing...

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A Look Inside Furman University’s Portfolio Course in Strategic Design

For the captivating introduction to season 4 of the Go Further Podcast, host and co-host, McNeill Mullikin and Simran Goel, sat down with the director of the Master of Arts in Strategic Design program, Marta...

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Furman University’s Go Further Podcast Wraps Up Season 3

[caption id="attachment_540" align="alignright" width="318"] Go Further cohost, Graduate Assistant, and Master of Arts in Strategic Design student, Simran Goel.[/caption] Furman University's Go Further podcast wrapped up last semester (fall 2023) with a solid season finale,...

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Furman University Graduate Assistantship: Looking Forward with Graduate Assistants

In the diverse landscape of higher education at Furman University, the role of a graduate assistant is not just a job, but an immersive experience that paves the way for future success. It offers a...

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Wordsmiths or Algorithms: Who Holds the Key to Compelling Copy?

 Advancements in technology are constantly happening and shaping the future, but one of the biggest game changers in the copywriting field has recently surfaced: artificial intelligence (AI). Once it hit the internet, the debate around...

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