FURMAN IN THE NEWS

Computers are capable of writing SC student papers. Professors fear where it’s going.

Darren Hick asked students to write an essay about David Hume and the "paradox of horror." The Post and Courier tested the assignment with artificial intelligence bot ChatGPT.

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Furman political science professor explains what a Nikki Haley presidential campaign could look like

Danielle Vinson goes on record about the positive and negative aspects of Haley's early entry to the 2024 presidential race. She also comments on DeSantis's possible 2024 run.

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Experts hash out what entrepreneurial success means for Greenville

A panel that included Furman's own Bryan Davis of The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship discussed how to measure Greenville's entrepreneurial climate.

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A look at Judson Mill: How mill revitalization impacts surrounding communities

Revitalization of the Judson Mill District is good for some. Is it good for all? Ken Kolb, chair of the sociology department, weighs in with his thoughts in a FOX Carolina report.

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New playbook offers strategies for legislative success

A new book by The Riley Institute and W. Robert Saffold describes how a team of state and local leaders mobilized the grassroots and transformed public education. Andy Brack of Statehouse Report gives a glowing...

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Joseph Vaughn Day draws media attention

Several members of the local media covered Furman's annual celebration of Joseph A. Vaughn, the first Black undergrad to enroll at the university. Merl Code, trustee emeritus, spoke to attendees after receiving an honorary doctorate.

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Greenville boutique plant shop switching sides on Augusta Street

Greenville native and vocal performance alumna Leyly Bagherof '18 speaks to The Post and Courier about her entrepreneurial journey and store residents Rosie, Mike and Fergie. (Spoiler: They are plants.)

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Rising egg prices are forcing some area restaurants to consider menu increases

Furman's Jason Jones, chair and professor of economics, weighs in on the subject of lofty egg prices.

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As Xanthene Norris ends political career, her impact on Greenville continues

Educator, civil rights activist, and public servant, Furman alumna Norris M'71 steps away from her post on Greenville County Council - one she's held for 25 years.

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