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Upcountry History Museum Presents: “To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA”

An exhibit commemorating NASA’s Apollo 10 mission and the role of Charles M. Schulz’s Peanuts characters is on display now through Dec. 29 at the Upcountry History Museum–Furman University. “To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA”...

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Solo exhibit for Nikki Pressley ’04

Nikki Pressley, who graduated from Furman in 2004 with a degree in studio art, has a solo exhibit, “Elsewhere, In Another Form,” currently on display at the Charlie James Gallery in the Chinatown district of...

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Hanging out at the White House

Maurice Owens, a 2002 Furman graduate in political science, is currently working in the White House as special assistant to chief of staff Denis McDonough.  Owens started work at the White House under President George...

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Hanging out at the White House

Maurice Owens, a 2002 Furman graduate in political science, is currently working in the White House as special assistant to chief of staff Denis McDonough.  Owens started work at the White House under President George...

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Philosophy professor co-authors new book

J. Aaron Simmons, assistant professor of philosophy at Furman University, has co-authored a new book, The New Phenomenology: A Philosophical Introduction. Written with Wheaton College philosophy professor Bruce Ellis Benson and published by Bloomsbury, The...

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Philosophy professor co-authors new book

J. Aaron Simmons, assistant professor of philosophy at Furman, has co-authored a new book, The New Phenomenology: A Philosophical Introduction. Written with Wheaton College philosophy professor Bruce Ellis Benson and published by Bloomsbury, The New Phenomenology...

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Growing interest in economics

Academics, clubs, study broad programs, small class sizes. Furman had everything Emily Hunter was looking for. What she hadn’t decided on when she arrived at Furman was a major. “I dabbled in just about everything...

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Bringing relief to food deserts

A growing number of Greenville’s community gardens are now in underserved neighborhoods where food deserts, or areas with limited access to healthy food, persist. But vacant lots are also plentiful, and by reclaiming them as...

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Bringing relief to food deserts

A growing number of Greenville’s community gardens are now in underserved neighborhoods where food deserts, or areas with limited access to healthy food, persist. But vacant lots are also plentiful, and by reclaiming them as...

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Furman’s fabulous Fulbrights

Furman University has had four students named 2013-14 Fulbright Scholars, which places the university among the nation’s top producers of students who participate in the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. According to the...

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Furman accepting nominations for women leaders program

Furman’s Center for Corporate and Professional Development is accepting nominations for “Connections: Women Leaders of the Upstate,” a program designed for women who have either demonstrated leadership abilities or who’ve been identified as possessing potential...

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OLLI announces new leadership program for senior adults

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Furman announces the formation of Senior Leaders Greenville, a program designed for senior adults to get involved and become voices for the rapidly growing number of seniors in...

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