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The Fall 2023 issue of Furman magazine tells the stories of stunt artist Lane Erwin ’15, Furman’s first known Cherokee student Shelby Parker ’15, a special friendship behind the historic success of the men’s basketball team, and many more remarkable alumni, students, faculty and staff.


Fall 2023 Features

Shelby’s Song

Shelby Parker ’15 is preserving and strengthening the Cherokee culture by uplifting its members – at work and at home.

The Race to Reduce

Climate change threatens our health and hopes for the future. Here is what Furman is doing about it.

Cells on the Move

A professor and his students are researching how cells spread, move and interact with other cells, which could help us better understand cancer metastasis.

The promise is real

We see clearly the promise of setting Furman apart in higher education and preparing our students as never before to be agents of inspiration, leadership and change in the world.


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Clinton Colmenares Director of News and Media Strategy