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Furman, community partners unveil imap for Greenville County

Officials with Greenville County, Greenville Health System (GHS), Furman University, United Way of Greenville County and 2-1-1 unveiled a community information map today called imap that provides users an interactive look at essential services available...

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Board of Trustees approve promotions, tenure for faculty

During its spring meeting Saturday, the Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions and/or tenure for 17 faculty members and heard that seven new members will join the board on July 1. The trustees also...

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Welcome to Phi Beta Kappa

GREENVILLE, S.C.—Sixty-six Furman University students have been elected to the school’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic society. The newest members were inducted during a special initiation ceremony and...

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Furman alum, student receive NSF fellowships

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded grants through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) to a Furman University student and a Furman alumnus. The recipients are Furman senior chemistry major Daniela Mesa Sanchez of...

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Hacking Homelessness

Every night of the year, people in St. Louis, Missouri, look for places to sleep. For some, their search may mean walking miles, upon arriving only to find a shelter is full. At times, those...

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University Launches ‘The Furman Advantage’

Visit The Furman Advantage website The Furman Advantage in the News Furman University today announced an ambitious effort to transform the student experience and address critical community issues. The new strategic vision—called The Furman Advantage—will...

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Going High Tech in the South

Since they graduated from Furman in 2013, Brooks Buffington and Tyler Droll have developed one of the more popular apps on the planet, Yik Yak.  Their company has raised a good deal of money from...

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Furman Faculty Members Receive Promotions, Tenure

During its spring meeting Saturday, the Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions and/or tenure for 14 faculty members and granted emeritus status to four professors who are retiring this summer. The trustees also recognized...

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The GPA Arms Race

How did you become involved in this research about grade inflation and what is your role in the research process? About seven years ago I discovered Stuart Rojstaczer’s website on college grading. I contacted him...

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