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WWI exhibition now open at Duke Library

A new exhibition marking the United States World War I Centennial is now on display at Furman’s James B. Duke Library. The exhibition, “Over Here, Over There: Greenville in the Great War,” is free and...

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Baines Recognized by South Carolina Library Association

Furman University Library Outreach Assistant Laura Baines has been chosen for the Outstanding Library Paraprofessional of the Year Award by the South Carolina Library Association. She received her award in November at the annual Association...

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Conservation Biologist to Speak on Campus Oct. 20

Thomas Rainwater, Ph.D., a noted conservation biologist and Furman alumnus (Class of 1989) who has worked around the world on projects relating to the conservation of crocodiles and turtles, will share anecdotes from his life...

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Laureates gather in celebration of National Poetry Month

In celebration of National Poetry Month, Furman University will present a poetry reading and discussion by three appointed South Carolina Poets Laureate Thursday, April 21 at 4 p.m. at the Hartness Pavilion on the Furman...

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Personal collection of former Greenville mayor Max Heller available at Furman library

The personal document collection of the late Max Heller is now available for public viewing in Furman's James B. Duke Library. Heller, an eminent figure in the Greenville community who was instrumental in the revitalization...

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Postcard exhibit captures Greenville’s past

JULY 30, 2012 by Erikah Haavie, Contributing Writer The current Furman Special Collections exhibition in the James B. Duke Library, “Wish You Were Here,” captures the nostalgia of both travel and of days gone by....

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“Max Heller Collection: Evidence of an Extraordinary Life” on display at library

AUGUST 27, 2012 Furman Special Collections and Archives will present the personal collection of Max Moses Heller (1919–2011) Sept. 7–Dec. 21 on the second floor of the James B. Duke Library. “The Max Heller Collection: Evidence...

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Work of NY theatre designer on display

The work of Peter Wexler, renowned New York theatre designer, producer, painter, sculptor and photographer, will be on display Aug. 26–Oct. 5 in the Thompson Gallery of Furman University’s Roe Art Building. The exhibition, “Creating...

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Exploring the legacy of Lyles Alley

The son of Spartanburg sharecroppers, J. Lyles Alley is a man whose life and legacy are intertwined with Furman athletics.  “A Coach for Life: the J. Lyles Alley Collection,” a new exhibit on display at...

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Improving grades one letter at a time

Shortly after entering Furman in 2012, J.R. Walker found himself in a losing race. He had come 2,300 miles from his home in Los Angeles, Calif., to be part of the Furman student body and...

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World Religions Symposium opens Oct. 22

Furman University will hold its second annual World Religions Symposium beginning Tuesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center on the Furman campus. The symposium is free and open...

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Faculty, staff receive grants from ACS

Nine Furman faculty and staff members have received grants from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS), an organization serving 16 nationally ranked liberal arts institutions. ACS Faculty Development Grants are funded by the Mellon Foundation...

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