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U.S. Judge Thomas Cullen ’00 to Speak at Furman Commencement

As a U.S. attorney, Cullen oversaw prosecutions resulting from the August 2017 "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. He was appointed to the federal bench in September 2020.

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Shi Institute study on gentrification cited in NYT

Reference to a study conducted by The Shi Institute and led by Ken Kolb appears in an article about the in-migration of conservatives to South Carolina from more liberal-leaning states.

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Furman’s Hecimovich wins L. A. Times Book Award

Hecimovich's book is a biography of the first known Black woman novelist. She wrote "The Bondwoman's Narrative" as an enslaved woman in North Carolina. Hecimovich's book was chosen from more than 100 entries.

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Burkholder’s work in social inequality cited in Scientific American

Assistant Professor of Psychology Amanda Burkholder came to Furman in 2022. She worked with Melanie Killen who writes about how children process and work through issues related to social injustice.

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Barker and Longsworth named Goldwater Scholars

The newest Goldwater Scholars at Furman study differing veins of chemistry, but both want to contribute research toward a more sustainable planet.

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Roger Sneed receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award

Professor of Religion and Faculty Chair Roger Sneed will teach several classes at Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, during the 2024-2025 academic year.

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Leadership awards honor student legacies, impact

The Furman University Student Leadership Awards were presented April 7 in Younts Conference Center. Students were recognized in 15 categories; two student groups and two advisors were also recognized.

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Local news turns to Brent Nelsen in wake of Iran’s strike on Israel

Nelsen speaks with news anchors about what Israel's options might be in response to Iran's attack and describes what the conflict could mean for the U.S. and the Middle East.

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Furman Dedicates Benefactors Green to Honor Donors

Benefactors Green, to the northeast of the James B. Duke Library, honors donors in the White Oaks Society, a group of benefactors who have give $1 million or more to Furman.

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Furman Engaged continues to highlight The Furman Advantage

A record number of students participated in this year's Furman Engaged, covering topics from piano music of Bohemia to cryptological warfare.

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Optional Shucker capstone results in impassioned projects

A change to making projects optional has led students to create community projects that have even greater impact on the community.

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Poster session caps off Furman Engaged, memorable experiences for senior

Brown provides a glimpse of research poster sessions past and present, what the opportunities to present her work meant to her as a student, and how they've prepared her for a career in data analytics.

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