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With digital tools and creativity, Furman meets the challenges of remote learning

While the COVID-19 pandemic – and the ensuing shift to remote learning – has scattered students far from campus, Furman faculty and staff are taking powerful measures to help them to adapt and thrive. From...

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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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Teaching in the time of COVID-19

The Furman community is much more than a physical location. Click below for a special message from our faculty and coaches: Before the COVID-19 pandemic began wreaking havoc in higher education across the United States,...

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Furman Libraries acquires unique music collection

Two new collections of microtonal music – music played with tones that exist in the spaces between notes like C and C sharp or E and F – have a new home at Furman University....

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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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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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Furman honors first African American student

Furman's inaugural Joseph Vaughn Day Jan. 29 drew hundreds, including family members of the late Vaughn '68, faculty, students, alumni and members of the media. TaTiana Cash of WSPA 7News got reactions from Deborah Allen...

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Office of Diversity and Inclusion awards nine grants

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion has selected nine initiatives to receive funding in the form of mini grants. Chosen from among 26 grant applications, the grantees include: Devon Anker (Advisor, Jewish Student Association, Office...

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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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25 top colleges and universities in the South

Forbes contributor Derek Saul pens an article, "25 Top Colleges and Universities in the South 2019, Ranked by Academics and Outcomes." Coming in at No. 21 is Furman University, which is listed among the private...

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Furman listed in 2020 Princeton Review’s ‘Best Colleges’ guide

Furman University has once again been selected for inclusion in the newest edition of The Princeton Review’s college guide, “The Best 385 Colleges.” Among the featured lists the publication cited as being especially important to...

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