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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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Vietnam combat veterans to speak Nov. 12

Two Vietnam combat veterans and authors J. L. Bud Alley, and James T. Lawrence, will speak Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center on campus. The CLP event,...

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Noted historian, author David McCullough to speak at American History Book Club

Historian and best-selling author David McCullough, a two-time winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, will speak on “Leadership and the History You Don’t Know” Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at...

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Creating a digital collection

The Peter Wexler Digital Museum at Furman is a collaborative project between Furman University Libraries Digital Collections Center and New York City artist, theatre designer, and producer Peter Wexler. The Digital Museum showcases the life's...

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A coach for life

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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Furman through the years

What do hornets or hurricanes have to do with Furman? Get the answer and take a trip to Furman's past with the Special Collections and Archives exhibition “F.U. All the Time!: Furman University Memorabilia, 1826-2013.”...

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Max Heller Collection 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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