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Message from President Davis: A commitment to our democracy

Today, Elizabeth Davis, president of Furman University, sent the following message to the Furman community. Dear Campus Community, Yesterday was one of the most troubling days in the history of our American democracy. Like many...

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2020: The Year in Review

Amid the challenges, 2020 also brought us countless moments of joy, discovery and community – from learning and gathering virtually to getting out the vote to giving back. While students realized The Furman Advantage in...

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Members of the class of 2020 receive Furman’s highest honors

Congratulations to these members of the Furman class of 2020, who received the university's highest honors: Scholarship Cup Awards Catherine Lippert Catherine Lippert discovered her major fairly late in her time at Furman and immersed...

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Campus will resume normal operations Friday, Oct. 30

Update: Campus will resume normal operations on Friday, Oct. 30. --- The Furman University campus will remain closed through today, Oct. 29, following Tropical Storm Zeta. All FurmanFlex classes will continue remotely for the entire...

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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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