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Book by Aaron Simmons draws airtime on local TV stations

J. Aaron Simmons appears as a guest on two local TV stations to talk about his book "Camping with Kierkegaard: Faithfulness as a Way of Life."

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Local news covers Furman’s celebration of MLK including talk by NPR’s Deggans

NPR's Eric Deggans headlines Furman's annual MLK Community Breakfast set for Friday, Jan. 12, in Younts Conference Center.

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Education alumna makes foray into business ownership

Sease parlays her love of books and literacy to bookstore ownership.

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Education alumna Wells receives Virginia’s highest faculty honor

Melissa Wells '09 M'10 is honored with the Commonwealth of Virginia's Outstanding Faculty Award from the State Council of Higher Education.

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Gibson ’81 comments on growing chasm between Vatican and traditionalist American Catholics

David Gibson is an award-winning journalist and author. He is director of Fordham University's Center on Religion and Culture.

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Clearly Furman raises $133.5 million for scholarships, academics and teaching

Furman’s alumni and friends have provided $133.5 million in support of student scholarships, academic programs and teaching excellence through Clearly Furman, the Campaign for Our Third Century, the university’s historic comprehensive campaign, which concludes in...

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With ‘Chemistry for Cooks,’ Sandra C. Greer ’66 explores the science on our plate

What does chemistry have to do with your family feast? Quite a lot if you brine your turkey.

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Self-awareness found at Furman was key to alumna’s success

A philosophy major helped Dorothy Freeman Self ’04 M’06 “understand who I was as a person” and led to a decade as the head of a thriving marketing firm.

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Vinson speculates on potential No. 2 spot to Trump

If Donald Trump wins the GOP nomination, Danielle Vinson is pretty sure who won't be his running mate.

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LGBTQ+ champion Cindy Watson ’79 featured in Jacksonville news

Watson's advocacy nonprofit grew from humble beginnings and an annual budget of $20,000. Now, JASMYN serves 1,000 LGBTQ+ youth each year with a $2.5 million budget.

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2023: The 10 stories that made our year

A look back at some of the articles that told the story of an exceptional place during a remarkable time.

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Monica Bell ’03 explores the power of poetry to bring change

The church was suspicious of her plans. Her peers weren’t going to college, and no one in her family had attended. But Monica Bell ’03 was determined. Today she is a professor of law and...

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