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Furman alumnus four-day ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

Chemistry alumnus and rector of St. Paul's Episcopal in Walla Walla, Washington, David Sibley '07 M'08 had a successful four-day run on "Jeopardy!" Several news outlets followed his progress.

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Furman rises in US News rankings; noted for innovation, teaching, research, first-year experience

The university has ranked among the most innovative universities since 2016, and ranked No. 4 this year, signaling the level of awareness of The Furman Advantage and other programs have in higher education.

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Furman again featured in The Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ guide

Furman University ranks highly in “best quality of life,” “best classroom experience” and other categories.

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Conor Bready ’24 and Colin Burdette ’23 named Beckman Scholars

Conor Bready ’24 stopped mid-sentence when he first got the notification. Bready, of Highland, New York, was out at lunch with a couple of friends when he learned he had received one of two Furman...

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Fasana ’22, Anderson bring home a top chemistry honor

Christine Fasana ’22 wasn’t crazy about chemistry when she arrived at Furman four years ago. Then she took Mary Elizabeth Anderson’s chemistry class. Not only did she like it, she was good at it. “It...

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Pathways to STEM success: The first year experience

Thanks to a National Science Foundation S-STEM (Scholarships in STEM) grant, Furman University has developed a cohort-based program for students who wish to study science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. The program includes an eight-day...

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Furman named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Furman University has been named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review based on data from its surveys of administrators at about 650 colleges in 2021-2022. The company also factored in data...

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Pathways course to guide students through The Furman Advantage

Furman University faculty have voted to make Pathways, a two-year program central to The Furman Advantage, a graduation requirement for all students starting in Fall 2022. Pathways is a one-credit class each semester for first-...

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Furman students named Goldwater Scholars

GSA BizWire featured Goldwater Scholars Tom Whittemore '23 and Conor Bready '24, in its online publication. Whittemore, a chemistry major from Easley, South Carolina, is mentored by Paul Wagenknecht '86, professor of chemistry. Bready, a...

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