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Zoodsma '25 launches jewelry company

Zoodsma was one of four finalists in the Paladin Pitch competition where she presented her business, Astrea, which specializes in jewelry for colleges and Greek organizations. FOX Carolina caught up with the entrepreneur on campus.

History course illuminates complex early relations between Indigenous and European groups

Students are learning how the extraordinary range of Native American cultures from the Inuit to the Aztecs formed alliances and rivalries with European settlers, invaders, missionaries and traders.

'ODD' by Cammi Stilwell '20 stars Ruble '17 and Wynne '17

"ODD" by Cammi Stilwell '20 includes stars Clare Ruble '17 and Kenzie Wynne '17 in addition to other Furman alums. It runs through Dec. 17 at The Warehouse Theatre.

Space weather forecasting could help prepare for solar storms, says senior

Here comes the sun, says Jack Brewster ’24, and it won’t be all right if solar activity causes widespread internet outages within the next few years. A data compilation project the senior has been collaborating on could help.

Paladins head west for quarterfinals of FCS Playoffs

It's been almost 20 years since the Paladins have advanced to the FCS quarterfinals. They'll face the Montana Grizzlies in Big Sky Country this Friday, Dec. 8, at 9 p.m.

Kolb explores sociology and modern-day river piloting

There are some things automation can't replace. Furman's Ken Kolb explains the nuances of modern-day shipping at the intersection of automation and human skill.



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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