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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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Furman Athletics Announces Major Renovations to Timmons Arena

After this basketball season, Timmons Arena will close for major renovations until fall 2025, thanks to $40 million in donor funds.

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Perry’s ‘Wild Semester’ featured on PBS, local news

PBS airs documentary "Learning Wild" about Furman's "Wild Semester" study away program. Several news outlets share the story.

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Interfaith Harmony Week promotes the art of listening to others’ stories

The week is an annual observance where people come to spread the message of harmony and tolerance, among the followers of all world religions, faith and beliefs.

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Furman alumnus Alex Stubb elected president of Finland

Stubb will serve a six-year term as president. He previously served at Finland's prime minister and finance minister. At Furman he majored in politics and international affairs.

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Book by Trustee Charles Ambrose and Michael Nietzel gains exposure in IHE, CHE

While outside forces threaten academia, the fiscal health of institutions hinges on something more fundamental. Furman Trustee Charles Ambrose and Michael Nietzel combine decades of expertise to help colleges and universities keep their financial houses...

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John ’54 and Jeanette Cothran: Sustaining a legacy of giving 

John C. Cothran ’54 and Jeanette Cothran, who live at The Woodlands at Furman, have pledged $1 million divided between the Partners Scholarship Program, the Cothran Center and the Timmons Arena renovation.  

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Senior seeks sustainability in the ‘beloved community’

Miles Baker ’24 sees Black History Month as an opportunity to engage in difficult conversations, but also celebrate Black creativity, progress and joy.

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