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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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The art of medicine: visual learning fine tunes observation skills

It’s often said that medicine is as much art as it is science. Now Furman University’s art department is embarking on a visual literacy project that aims to produce better healthcare providers. “It is based...

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Juneteenth is an opportunity to reflect

President Elizabeth Davis sent the message below to the campus community on Friday, June 18, 2021. Dear Campus Community, The first time I heard about Juneteenth I was a first-year student in college at Baylor...

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MayX Snapshots

Presenting some highlights from the 2021 May Experience – a chance for students to explore topics beyond the typical academic year. The truth behind true crime [caption id="attachment_50936" align="alignleft" width="150"] Podcaster Brad Wills chats during...

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Award-winning article tells us how to be creative in any field

Sometimes a student appears in Ross McClain’s graphic design class, and he can’t help but ask: Where have you been? [caption id="attachment_50811" align="alignright" width="400"] Ross McClain, chair of the Department of Art.[/caption] Their answer: majoring...

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Furman University Board of Trustees Approves Faculty Promotion and Tenure

During its spring meeting on May 20, the Furman University Board of Trustees approved the promotions and/or tenure for a number of faculty members. Eight members of the faculty were promoted to the rank of...

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Students, faculty honored at 2020 and 2021 commencement ceremonies

Student and faculty awards and honors were handed out at the commencement ceremonies for the class of 2021 on Saturday, May 8, and for the class of 2020 on Saturday, May 15. The Donaldson-Watkins and...

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Empathy, curiosity and excellence – A tribute to the class of 2021 retiring faculty

From the famous warmth and mentoring of Lloyd Benson to the study away adventures of Joe Pollard to the empathy and vision of Cherie Maiden, one of Furman’s first two Black faculty members, the seven members...

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Developing creative accountants

If you read the title, "Developing Creative Accountants," and skipped the article because you're not an accountant, you may want to reconsider and put this one at the top of your "must read" list. In...

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