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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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Branding competition challenges students to re-envision common brands

Choose one of four brands to reinvent – That was the challenge for students who competed in the Sleep When You’re Dead 24-Hour Brand Design Marathon and Pitch event over the weekend. [caption id="attachment_43439" align="alignright" width="393"] A student...

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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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Art by Baumgardner on display in library

Sculptor and painter Matthew Clay Baumgardner of Travelers Rest, South Carolina, passed away last year, but his art stands as a memorial to his work as it goes on display in the James B. Duke...

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Local artist, teacher celebrates retirement with two-part exhibition

Michael Brodeur was the first art department chair at the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts & Humanities, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. He joined the Furman Department of Art in 2003. Retiring...

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