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Students, faculty embrace ‘new normal’ during first week on campus since March

Furman Focused || Fall 2020 Underway from Furman University on Vimeo.   Masks, social distancing, phased return, fall sports postponed until spring – Renee Neves ’21 knew so much would be different when she returned...

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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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Shields named to the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society

Furman Chemistry Professor George C. Shields has been selected as a member of the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society. The ACS Fellows Program, created in 2008, is one component of the broader...

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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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Alumnus fights to keep his company alive amid unprecedented pandemic

In 2019, Archetype Brewing opened a second location in Asheville, North Carolina. That’s no small feat in a place known as “Beer City USA,” and the expansion represented the boldest step yet taken as a...

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Students, alumni, parents and friends join together for Dins Day on June 16

Furman University students, alumni, parents and friends will join together Tuesday, June 16, to kick off the sixth annual Dins Day, a 24-hour celebration of Paladin pride and philanthropy. After a date change due to...

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Furman’s fall semester to begin Aug. 18

Furman University announced its fall 2020 schedule today, with a planned full semester of in-person instruction beginning Aug. 18, one week sooner than previously scheduled. Students will leave for Thanksgiving break and finish final exams...

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Do not turn away from racial violence

Dear Campus Community, Even though we can’t be together in person right now because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we ask that you come together with us in spirit to reflect and take action on behalf...

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