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For graduates, Summer Commencement marked ‘the beginning of a lifetime of learning’

More than three dozen students were eligible to receive degrees during the Davis Chapel ceremony, including many in graduate programs that ended in the summer term.

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Summer Research Fellowship uncovers Furman’s deep Asian connections

Furman’s connections to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community began more than a century ago. The first Asian exchange student on Furman’s campus was Chu Jung, born in 1869 in Canton (now known...

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Dr. Penelope Orr earns second prestigious Fulbright Award

Furman University studio art alumna Penelope Orr '90, clinical coordinator of Edinboro University's nationally acclaimed art therapy program, has received a Fulbright Award to launch a corresponding graduate-level program in India - the country's first....

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It’s a wrap: Strategic design master’s students shine in package refresh competition

The Institute of Packaging Professionals’ 48HR Repack Student Design Competition is in the books, and four women in Furman University’s Master of Arts in Strategic Design (MAS-D) program are among those recognized for their creativity...

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Faculty promotions and tenure approved by Furman University Board of Trustees

The Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions and tenure for a number of faculty members during its spring meeting on May 14, 2022. Eleven faculty members were granted tenure and promotion to the rank...

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GALLERY: Artisphere lights up downtown Greenville

When colorful booths popped up on South Main Street, vibrant fabric swaddled the Eugenia Duke Bridge and the aromas of food hung in the air, Greenvillians knew it must be the first weekend of May...

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Furman named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

Furman University has been named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review based on data from its surveys of administrators at about 650 colleges in 2021-2022. The company also factored in data...

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Pathways course approved to guide students through The Furman Advantage

Furman University faculty have voted to make Pathways, a two-year program central to The Furman Advantage, a graduation requirement for all students starting in Fall 2022. Pathways is a one-credit class each semester for first-...

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For Laina Wilson ’23, the art is in the data, too

Laina Wilson ’23 has always loved art as a creative outlet. “Once it starts to become work, it doesn’t feel like fun,” she said. So instead of making art her profession, she plans to combine...

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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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Faculty Scholarship Reception: From cell connections to charcoal drawings

What is it like to share a stage with John Mellencamp? Only another rock star could say for sure. And yet, Gerry Wubben can still tell you what it’s like to share an audience with...

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