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How to prevent sexual assault and date violence

Furman is a safe campus and most students don’t consider issues like sexual assault or dating violence. However, in a Tuesday lecture titled “Stand up and Speak” Jenna Vee Church from the Julie Valentine Center...

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Commencement exercises still planned for Paladin Stadium

Commencement exercises will be held in Paladin Stadium beginning at 7:30 p.m. as planned.  Furman officials will continue to monitor the weather situation very closely and will update degree candidates, families, and friends immediately through...

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Athletic department celebrates its year of success

Football All-American Dakota Dozier and women’s tennis standout Ansley Speaks were named Furman Male and Female Athletes of the Year, respectively, this week at the school’s ESPY style all-sports awards banquet held at Timmons Arena....

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Wroblewski ’16 receives State Department scholarship

Karlee Wroblewski, a Furman University sophomore from Somerset, Wis., has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) from the U.S. Department of State to undergo intensive study of the Chinese language. Wroblewski, who will spend eight...

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Furman student to host Twitter Q&A for physically disabled

Furman student Luke Christie, who serves as National Youth Chairman for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will host a live Twitter Q&A Tuesday, April 29 to offer advice about navigating college and professional life with a...

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Experience East Asia

When Kelsey Orr decided to come to Furman, she knew she’d meet some interesting people along the way. Furman set the bar high before classes even started. Orr was one of 11 incoming students who...

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Furman seniors receive Fulbrights to teach in Germany

Two Furman seniors will spend the 2014-15 academic year teaching in Germany after receiving English Teaching Assistantships from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. The Fulbright recipients, who will begin their teaching assignments in Germany this fall,...

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For six weeks, we ran . . .

Jonathan Kubakundimana ’16 doesn’t remember it, but it still keeps him up at night wondering, “what if?" What if his parents made the wrong turn down a road? What if they went into the wrong...

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Furman student moments captured on video

What happens when you ask Furman students to submit short videos that capture their Furman experiences on film? The result is a two-minute-and-30-second video compilation called “Furman Moments.” The video was edited by Furman videographer...

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Bringing clean water to Guatemala

Furman and the Global Sustainability Club, a student-run organization at the university, have committed to help finance a water project that will transform the quality of living for hundreds of residents of the San Lucas...

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How to fix Obamacare?

What do you get when you mix good intentions and politics? According to James Capretta, a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, the answer is an imperfect healthcare law.

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Change is coming to North Korea

Since establishing itself as a nation in 1948, North Korea, by many accounts, remains one of the most oppressive and closed off countries in the world. Under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, the self-proclaimed...

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