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Upstate newspaper pays tribute to Nancy Cooper

A second "mom" to many on campus, Furman's beloved Nancy Cooper will retire this year after 36 years of service at Furman.

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Women’s History Month: Professor Victoria Turgeon discusses women in STEM

Victoria Turgeon, who serves on a federally funded grant to address issues faced by women in STEM fields, says her mentor encouraged her to follow her own path, and he modeled joy and stressed the...

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How Furman turned a culture into an asset

LearningWell magazine chronicled the creation of The Furman Advantage, starting with the recognition that providing students with engaged learning opportunities was regular, and rare.

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Women’s History Month: Professor Danielle Vinson shares her thoughts on progress

Danielle Vinson '89 talks about her mother's inspiration and how things in her field of political science have changed.

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Applications to Furman see double-digit growth

Dogged work by enrollment management staff and strategic communications to applicants helped increase applications from across the country and overseas.

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President Davis Receives Contract Extension through 2030

President Davis has led the implementation of The Furman Advantage, the Pathways Program and On Discourse, and is currently steering the university through its largest fundraising campaign.

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Patient success story features Furman forward Tyrese Hughey

Tyrese Hughey '25 is the subject of a patient success story published by Florida-based medical device company Arthrex.

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Purple Diamonds shine at Furman sports events

Furman dance troupe Purple Diamonds was the brainchild of suitemates two years ago. They are still going strong, entertaining throngs of fans at Furman basketball and football games.

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Furman science students win big at South Carolina conference

Six Furman University science students took home top prize at a recent statewide competition and symposium, earning distinction in half the categories represented within the research poster event.

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For Pratik Shrestha ’26, a chance to study and learn all over the world

Pratik Shrestha ’26 isn’t one for staying put. Shrestha is the first in his family to leave Nepal for college. He said his parents were emotional but supportive of his decision.

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From Kazakhstan to Greenville, Aruzhan Sakhariyanova ’26 keeps her family and culture close

Being away has taught Aru Sakhariyanova ’26 how important it is to keep a part of herself tethered back home.

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The Duke Endowment praised for support of mental well-being

Furman's Michelle Horhota is quoted in an article about The Duke Endowment's legacy of supporting mental health.

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