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All classes remote for Thursday, Oct. 29; campus closed until noon

Furman University will be closed until noon on Thursday, October 29, due to expected high winds from Hurricane Zeta as it passes over our area as a tropical storm Thursday morning. All FurmanFlex classes will...

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Back in the Game – Scenes from Homecoming 2020

It's safe to say Homecoming 2020 was a homecoming like no other in Furman's history, but while the activities looked a little different students, faculty and staff worked together to organize a robust schedule of...

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Work begins on Joseph Vaughn Plaza

Furman University will break ground next week on the Joseph Vaughn Plaza, which will be home to a statue honoring Furman’s first Black undergraduate student and establish a place for reflection and celebration of those...

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Furman moves up in WSJ/THE rankings

Furman University moved up 13 spots in the Best Colleges 2021 rankings released this week by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education. The rankings place Furman as the top college or university in...

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Furman monitoring Sally; will update campus as needed

Update, Thursday, Sept. 17, 10:50 a.m. The Greenville area is now expecting lower amounts of rainfall at 3-4 inches, according to the latest information from the National Weather Service. Most of the rainfall will occur today...

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Furman awarded Diversity & Inclusion Grant by Associated Colleges of the South

Furman has been awarded a collaborative Diversity and Inclusion Grant by the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS), marking a significant step toward the university’s goal of creating an inclusive campus environment. “It's super exciting,...

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OLLI at Furman to hold virtual classes

OLLI at Furman is registering for 65 live-online classes, which will be delivered via Zoom beginning Sept. 14. Nancy Kennedy, director of the program, was quoted in a Greenville Journal article. She said, "We’ve learned...

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Senior learners Zoom into OLLI classes

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Furman University is now accepting registrations for its fall classes, which begin Sept. 14 and run through Nov. 13. Sixty-four live-online classes are available through Zoom and cover languages,...

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A message from Furman University President Elizabeth Davis

Furman University || President’s Welcome, Fall 2020 from Furman University on Vimeo. Editor's note: President Davis sent the following message to Furman’s students, faculty and staff today, the first day of classes:   Dear Furman...

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