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How March Madness teams performed in academics, graduation rates

A study looks at the graduation success rates and academic progress rates among NCAA Tournament teams. The study breaks down stats for men and women and white and Black student-athletes. The study concludes by naming its own academic Final Four for the men's bracket. Go Dins!

Furman's March Madness upset against Virginia draws interest to university

Local news station runs a story about Furman's epic bump in website and social media traffic as a result of Furman's showing in the NCAA Tournament. WYFF's Aaron Baker speaks to Elizabeth Davis. UpstateBizSC also covers the news.

Fifteen murals around Greenville, South Carolina

Several murals grace the façades of buildings throughout Greenville. GVLToday compiles a guide to 15. One of our favorites is Canvas Mural featuring longtime educator and Furman alumna Pearlie Harris M'83 H'22. The mural at Stax's Original by Kate Furman and the art department also makes the guide.

How to stay safe on a college campus

Furman Chief of Police John Milby contributes to a U.S. News and World Report article about campus safety.

Leadership awards recognize ‘excellence in multiple dimensions’

Dozens of Furman students were honored during the 2023 Student Leadership Awards and Recognition ceremony on March 26 in Younts Conference Center.

Mike Bothwell appears on 'The Kelly Clarkson Show'

Furman's magical March Madness appearance was brief, but for Clarkson's "Snack Bracket," the Paladins are still in the game.



In the Fall 2022 issue of Furman magazine, learn how a gift from David Trone ’77 and his wife, June, supports student thriving and belonging, discover which movies were filmed in the region around Furman, and find out if there is a better way to test math.


Fall 2022 Features

Reshaping Narratives

“Africans Do Not All Look Alike.” So stated the poster for an event organized by Furman’s Afrikiya student organization.

Politico Takes the Pulse

Even before his year as Finland’s prime minister, Alexander Stubb ’93 was arguing that his country should be a member of NATO.

Is There a Better Way to Test Math?

We assume that the more thoroughly students understand course material, the better they’ll do on standardized tests. That’s not what this research revealed.


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