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Gift will support underrepresented students in sustainability

An anonymous donor is helping to diversify the fields of sustainability and environmental sciences by creating a scholarship that will fully cover the cost of attendance for one African American woman at Furman per year....

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From a Furman national title to unlikely friendships, you’ll want to hear these stories

Bobby Daugherty '90, an economics major and member of the NCAA Division I-AA Furman Football squad that won the national championship in 1988, will be among the speakers in the Storytellers Project show on March...

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Pontari named interim vice president for academic affairs and provost

Beth Pontari, who has led Furman University’s engaged learning efforts as associate provost since 2017, will serve as interim vice president for academic affairs and provost, beginning July 1, Furman President Elizabeth Davis announced Wednesday....

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Thomas answers questions about critical race theory

With multiple bills in the South Carolina legislature aimed at critical race theory, Fox Carolina turned to Paul Thomas, professor of education, to explain what the term means. Thomas explained that critical race theory is...

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Faculty Scholarship Reception: From cell connections to charcoal drawings

What is it like to share a stage with John Mellencamp? Only another rock star could say for sure. And yet, Gerry Wubben can still tell you what it’s like to share an audience with...

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Medical marijuana bill faces stiff opposition

Brent Nelsen, professor of politics and international affairs, was interviewed by WYFF News 4 about a medical marijuana bill in the South Carolina House of Representatives. The bill would allow doctors to prescribe medical marijuana...

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Chandra Dillard featured in story about community

In an article about the resilience of Nicholtown, a community about a mile and a half from Greenville's downtown, The Greenville Journal featured Chandra Dillard, director of community relations for Furman who also represents the...

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Venture Carolina announces inaugural class of the Palmetto Venture Fellowship

Anthony Hererra, chief innovation officer at Furman University's The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, is among a 38-member inaugural cohort of the Palmetto Venture Fellowship, an initiative of Venture Carolina and the South Carolina...

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TV news covers South Housing project groundbreaking

WSPA 7 News and Fox Carolina came to campus for the ceremonial groundbreaking of the new South Housing project. The TV stations interviewed Connie Carson, vice president of Student Life, who talked about new amenities...

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Furman economist Jason Jones addresses high inflation rate

Greenville TV station WYFF News 4 covered rising inflation rates, noting that the 7.5 percent jump over last year is a 40-year high. For the local expert perspective, WYFF interviewed Furman's Jason Jones, professor of...

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Furman Celebrates Award Recipients at the 2022 Bell Tower Ball

Furman University presented a number of major awards at its annual Bell Tower Ball Saturday, Feb. 12. The event, which took place at the Greenville Convention Center, celebrated the accomplishments of members of the Furman community....

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Furman breaks ground on new residence hall

Editor's note: Due to the rising cost of materials and issues relating to the availability of subcontractors, the start of construction will be delayed until Spring 2023. The expected completion date of the new hall...

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