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Nancy Blackwell Bourne ’62 writes and illustrates her first book

If there’s one thing Nancy Blackwell Bourne ’62 has always been bad at, it’s being good at only one thing. Writing her first book at the age of 80 with her right hand and illustrating...

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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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Simple ingredients can approximate metabolic cycle sans metals, enzymes

Celia Henry Arnaud, senior correspondent with Chemical & Engineering News, covers new research conducted by Furman Chemistry Professor Greg Springsteen, Trent Stubbs '20 and scientists at The Scripps Research Institute. The study, which was published...

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Two chemicals in Earth’s primordial soup ‘allowed the first life to form’

Trent Stubbs, a 2020 Furman University alumnus, and his mentor Furman Chemistry Professor Greg Springsteen, have found a simple reaction between two chemicals in "Earth's primordial soup" billions of years ago may have led to...

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‘What is the Metabolism-First Hypothesis for the Origin of Life?’

It's part of  a bigger story about a discovery made by chemistry graduate Trent Stubbs '20, but Stubbs and Furman Professor of Chemistry Greg Springsteen make an appearance in a new Stated Clearly video on...

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Trent Stubbs ’20, Professor Greg Springsteen published in Nature Chemistry

The large majority of scientists end long and successful careers with their names never appearing on a paper published by Nature Chemistry. The number who did it while an undergraduate? Well, let’s just say Trent...

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