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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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Sophomore Noah Vieira named Beckman Research Scholar

Furman University’s Department of Chemistry has named sophomore chemistry major Noah Vieira of Myrtle Beach a Beckman Research Scholar as part of a three-year grant from the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation awarded in 2015....

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Furman awarded nearly $500,000 for instrumentation in the sciences

Furman University has been awarded a four-year, $497,183 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase equipment that will support state-of-the-art imaging and analysis capabilities across multiple academic disciplines on campus. A competitive award made...

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Berhane Temelso named Foresight Institute Fellow

Department of Chemistry professor Berhane Temelso has been name an inaugural Foresight Institute Fellow for his work in computational chemistry. Foresight Institute is a leading think tank and public interest organization focused on catalyzing future...

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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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An honor of the highest order

The National Inventors Hall of Fame just announced its Class of 2017, which includes Furman alum Fran Ligler ‘73. She was honored for her work to "make optical biosensors smaller, more versatile and more sophisticated." Ligler...

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Focusing on Community Health

The Greenville News writes about Furman’s new Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, which “creates another major community facing role for the university as it seeks to marry the medical expertise of the hospital...

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Furman Unveils Institute for Advancement of Community Health

Furman University officials announced today that a new institute at the university will be dedicated to improving the health of the greater Greenville community. With support from its partnership with Greenville Health System, Furman’s Institute...

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CUR Honors Furman for Excellence in Undergraduate Research

The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) has named Furman University a winner of the 2016 Campus-wide Award for Undergraduate Research Accomplishment (AURA). Only three universities nationwide received the honor . The annual award recognizes institutions that...

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