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Alicia Key ’21 tapped her programming skills to research a language ‘ancestor’

After she graduates from Furman, Alicia Key ’21 hopes to either program video games or develop an app that helps users learn a foreign language. If she chooses the latter, a research project she did...

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Degrees awarded to 671 students at Saturday’s virtual graduation

On Saturday, May 9, Furman University President Elizabeth Davis conferred degrees on 671 students virtually in a video to graduates. [caption id="attachment_45212" align="alignright" width="210"] A screenshot taken during the Emily Scott Robinson's live Instagram show...

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Sharing from a distance

We all have stories to share from the pandemic, about people we miss or things we wouldn’t otherwise be doing. [caption id="attachment_44862" align="alignright" width="400"] Jay Davis '21 shared her thoughts about being home during the...

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Remote reflection

The disruption much of the world is experiencing right now from the COVID-19 pandemic could be the best opportunity many people have to pause and reflect. “Sometimes we forget to slow down,” says Rolyn Rollins,...

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‘Carry on and be strong’

Furman is more than a place. It's a community – a community held together by a common bond of purpose, resilience and strength in the face of adversity. As students enter a second week of...

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Fall 2019 Dean’s List

Here are the students who made the Dean’s List for the 2019 fall term. The honor is awarded to full-time undergraduates who earn a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the semester. The...

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Sam Ybarra ’22 awarded first place in Furman’s venture pitch competition

An intense process that started in November with 80 students vying for a chance to take part in Furman University's first annual Paladin Pitch competition culminated Saturday, Feb. 22, with a first-place win by Sam...

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Meritorious Diversity & Inclusion faculty award renamed in Maiden’s honor

February is Black History Month, and while Professor of French Cherie Maiden is happy to have her significant place in that history at Furman recognized, it’s more important for it to be remembered accurately. “I...

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2019: The Year in Review

As we get ready to enter the second month of 2020, let’s revisit the remarkable year we just wrapped up. From groundbreaking science to life-changing service, from Furman athletics to historic reflection, 2019 was a...

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