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Techniques for our times: Azar and company make theatre work

Agility, mental toughness, strength training, and overcoming adversity are terms often associated with athletes. But for members of Furman Theatre, who’ve had to find innovative ways to deliver performances, the language is just as appropriate....

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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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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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Furman monitoring Sally; will update campus as needed

Update, Thursday, Sept. 17, 10:50 a.m. The Greenville area is now expecting lower amounts of rainfall at 3-4 inches, according to the latest information from the National Weather Service. Most of the rainfall will occur today...

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Furman awarded Diversity & Inclusion Grant by Associated Colleges of the South

Furman has been awarded a collaborative Diversity and Inclusion Grant by the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS), marking a significant step toward the university’s goal of creating an inclusive campus environment. “It's super exciting,...

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A message from Furman University President Elizabeth Davis

Furman University || President’s Welcome, Fall 2020 from Furman University on Vimeo. Editor's note: President Davis sent the following message to Furman’s students, faculty and staff today, the first day of classes:   Dear Furman...

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Furman Focused website provides guidance for fall return

In preparation for returning to in-person instruction for the Fall 2020 semester, Furman University announced today a new website, Furman Focused: Fall 2020, that lists policies and procedures put in place to increase safety and...

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Furman responds to Black alumni petition

In the aftermath of the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other Black Americans, people of color who are members of the Furman family have shared horrific and painful stories about explicit...

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Maegan Azar receives a 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award

Furman Associate Professor of Acting & Directing Maegan Azar has received a 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award from the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Inc. (SCICU). The awards are given annually to a faculty...

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