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Art department presents ‘Matthew Baumgardner: Grids and Glyphs’

An exhibition celebrating the life and work of visual artist Matthew C. Baumgardner (1955-2018) will be presented by the Furman University Department of Art Jan. 19-Feb. 19 in Thompson Gallery of the Roe Art Building....

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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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Furman Board of Trustees approves faculty promotions & tenure, adds members

During its spring meeting in May, the Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions or tenure or both for 14 faculty members and granted emeritus status to eight professors who retired this summer. The board...

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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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Julia Tyson and the art of racing

You could call her a Renaissance woman. Julia Tyson ’22 is a studio art and communication studies double major with a penchant for auto racing. When she’s not working on her studies, you’ll find her...

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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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