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Furman theater lands gig with The Farm Theater

Furman's theatre arts department was once again chosen to work with The Farm Theater in New York City on its College Collaboration Project. Playwright Deneen Reynolds-Knott was awarded a commission to write a play and...

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Fall 2021 Dean’s List

More than 1,000 students made the Dean’s List for the 2021 fall term. The honor is awarded to full-time undergraduates who earn a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the semester. The students,...

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Pontari named interim vice president for academic affairs and provost

Beth Pontari, who has led Furman University’s engaged learning efforts as associate provost since 2017, will serve as interim vice president for academic affairs and provost, beginning July 1, Furman President Elizabeth Davis announced Wednesday....

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Furman Theatre announces change in spring show lineup

Furman University Department of Theatre Arts will stage two performances during spring semester 2022. One of the department's originally scheduled plays, "Admissions," will be replaced by "Do You Feel Anger?" by Mara Nelson-Greenberg. Both shows...

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2021: The Year in Review

This past year, the Furman community showed its resilience and care for one another amid the second year of the pandemic. It was a year of putting our values into action, enacting community and striving...

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Have we gotten student success completely backward?

In an article appearing in The Chronicle of Education, Aaron Basko, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of Lynchburg, in Virginia, cites the Gallup-Purdue Index, which lays out “The Big 6 for...

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Furman climbs in US News ranking; voted ‘most innovative’ 5th straight year

For the fifth consecutive year, Furman University is one of the “Most Innovative Schools” among national liberal arts colleges and universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” rankings released today. Furman...

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Furman Theatre announces 2021-22 season

Furman University Department of Theatre Arts has announced its 2021-2022 season including a musical, two plays and a new works festival. All events are open to the public and take place in various venues on...

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Robert McLane’s trip to a very natural thing

In an article he contributed to The Gay & Lesbian Review, Nick Radel, a professor of English at Furman University, describes a connection between the university where he's taught for over 30 years and the...

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