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S.C. Commerce Office of Innovation announces grant awards

The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Furman University is one of 10 organizations across the state to receive a portion of $473,000 in grant funds awarded by the South Carolina Department of Commerce...

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Alumnus, former Furman professor ruminates about video game

The Chronicle of Higher Education's "Daily Briefing" polled readers about their favorite video games during college. Furman alumnus Zach Kelehear, professor and vice provost at Augusta University, in Georgia, chimed in. “As I was traveling...

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Furman University’s $70 million renovation of first-year student dorms begins this spring

A groundbreaking for Furman University's $70 million South Housing construction and renovation project is set to take place Feb. 12. The project, which includes a new first-year residence hall and the renovation of four legacy...

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Bonds 101: Students participate in live capital finance project

Finance-savvy students might geek out at the prospect of sitting in class learning about debt instruments and how institutions use them for funding large capital expenditures. Others might not be so interested. But likely all...

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Furman to build new residence hall, renovate four others

Editor’s note: Due to the rising cost of materials and issues relating to the availability of subcontractors, the start of construction will be delayed until Spring 2023. The expected completion date of the new hall...

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Colleges take precautions amid new surge

Ahead of the start of spring semester at Furman University, FOX Carolina spoke to Jason Cassidy, associate vice president for student life and dean of students, about COVID-19 booster shots and masking. Based on word...

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2021: The Year in Review

This past year, the Furman community showed its resilience and care for one another amid the second year of the pandemic. It was a year of putting our values into action, enacting community and striving...

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Murr and Harmon named to All-SoCon Faculty & Staff Team

Furman's Scott Murr and Brad Harmon have been named to the All-Southern Conference Faculty and Staff Team, which was announced Monday, Dec. 20, by the league office.  Two representatives each from all 10 member schools...

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O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum

The trappings of Christmas – stockings hung by the chimney with care, mistletoe, the crush of holiday shoppers, St. Nick and his doppelgangers, a rainbow of lights, bellringers, too much food, brightly packaged gifts, and...

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