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Zane Newell’s sustainability internship helps Greenville transit

An internship is a win-win for all parties involved. Zane Newell served as The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities' Public Transit and Pedestrian Connectivity Fellow.

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Construction underway for startup community on Poinsett

Construction has begun for the Crescent Startup Community on Poinsett Highway. The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Furman will have a presence at the 47,000-square-foot hub.

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Alexander Stubb to run for Finnish president

The 1993 political science alumnus will run as the National Coalition Party candidate.

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Board of Trustees gains four new members

During its meeting in October, the board continued its work providing leadership and strategic direction for Furman University.

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Alexa Harrison ’09 dishes the scoop for Ben & Jerry’s

The English literature and Spanish literature double covered red carpet entertainment events as a reporter for a decade. Now she's sharing the iconic ice cream company's story.

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Law firm internship helped student focus on future

A summer in a downtown Greenville law office showed business administration major Blake Hundley ’24 how the concepts learned in the classroom play out in a professional setting.

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David Shi’s $1 million gift builds on a legacy of sustainability

President Emeritus David Shi was there at the beginning of school’s sustainability efforts, and his gift to the endowment of The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities will help ensure its future.

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A pro cyclist turned coach draws on his Furman education

For Rusty Miller ’98, a former professional cyclist, coaching is as much about character and integrity as it is about technique and skill in the sport. He is the director of EF Education-ONTO, based in...

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Parker ’17 knows young professionals

Kamber Parker is on mission to help companies attract and retain young professionals.

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Giving to Furman tops $40 million in fiscal year 2023

Despite downward trends in giving nationally and a challenging economy, philanthropic contributions to Furman in fiscal year 2023 reached $41.6 million, marking the third year in a row that giving topped $40 million.

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Furman alum Tensley reviews book about infamous art thief

Brandon Tensley '12 takes a close look at Michael Finkel's book and raises questions about archiving and custodianship of history's greatest works of art.

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Sheree Wright: Coming Up Roses

Former Furman horticulturist and keeper of swans goes on record about America's favorite flower.

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