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Famed organist Chen performs Sept. 10

Chelsea Chen, an internationally renowned young American organist and composer, will perform Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. in Daniel Memorial Chapel on the Furman University campus. Chen’s concert is this year’s Belcher Organ Recital...

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Brett Eldredge in concert Oct. 2

Singer-songwriter Brett Eldredge, whose debut album “Bring You Back” rocketed to #2 on the Country Albums chart, will perform in concert Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. in the amphitheater on the Furman University campus....

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Pearce-Horton Complex nears completion

DODGING THE UNENDING deluges and downpours that drowned the Greenville area over the summer, construction crews somehow made good progress on the expansion of the press tower at Paladin Stadium. The actual “press level” for...

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Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes four new members

FOOTBALL STANDOUT Jerome Felton ’08, tennis stars James Cameron ’03 and Mary Neil Hagood McKie ’05, and longtime women’s tennis coach Debbie Southern will be inducted into Furman’s Athletic Hall of Fame October 5. Felton,...

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Bookmarks: Featuring works by Furman writers

ROBERT WHITLOW ’76, The Living Room (Thomas Nelson, 2013). The latest novel from the best-selling Whitlow focuses on Amy Clarke, a legal secretary and novelist whose dreams provide the plots for her books. As she...

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Cothrans make ‘investment in people’

AFTER GRADUATING from Furman in 1954 and serving in the army, John Cothran returned to his Greenville home searching for a calling. “I had visited the new campus numerous times on return trips while stationed...

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Campaign launches final push

AS CHAIR of the Furman board of trustees in October of 2007, Carl Kohrt stood at the podium in Timmons Arena and helped launch the largest fundraising drive in the university’s history: the $400 million...

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A moving experience

A motorcade of bulging cars and vans snaking through campus, laundry baskets filled to overflowing, a veritable mountain range of clothing, shoes and bedding, a steady parade of lamps, wall art, memo boards and other...

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Welcome new players

The squad practices Monday, Wednesday and Friday 4-5:30 p.m. at Roberts Rugby Field, which is next to Paladin Stadium. No experience is required. Furman Rugby is one of the best small college rugby programs in...

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The road to success

Clint Dempsey’s road to soccer stardom began in Nacogdoches, Texas, and ran through Furman University.  Since his days at Furman, Dempsey has earned MLS Rookie of the Year honors, played at the highest levels of...

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Furman campus: Made for Instagram

Furman has received yet another salute for the beauty of its campus. The university landed at No. 19 on Buzzfeed’s “41 Scenic College Campuses that Were Made for Instagram.”  According to the website, what is the obligatory...

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Water and the economy

Does water infrastructure and business development go hand-in-hand? Absolutely, says Furman Business Professor Bruce Clemons. He and 10 students traveled to Guatemala this summer where the group helped to spearhead a project to extend water...

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