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Will a Furman alum be the next prime minister of Finland?

According to news reports over the last few days, Furman graduate Alexander Stubb could become Finland’s next prime minister. Stubb, who currently serves as Finland’s Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade, announced Tuesday that he...

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Furman to hold commencement May 10

Furman Interim President Carl Kohrt will serve as speaker when the school holds its commencement exercises Saturday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Paladin Stadium. Graduating senior Allie Simmons, a communication studies major from Dallas, Tex.,...

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Furman partners with Wake Forest School of Business

Furman students pursuing managerial careers will have a new option for graduate school under a partnership established with the Wake Forest University School of Business. The Wake Forest-Furman Honors Program will provide Furman students who meet...

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Growing food. Growing jobs.

Founded by Furman alum D. Weidenbenner ’11 Mill Village Farms began in the spring of 2012 when 25 volunteers gathered to break ground on a new urban farm model. The concept is simple: build small,...

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The little film that couldn’t

Described by the filmmakers as a semi-autobiographical showbiz comedy, Cinema Purgatorio is about a group of no-name filmmakers who try to win a regional film festival and attract the attention of actor Bill Murray. Written...

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Band on the move

NeedtoBreathe, the band led by 2003 Furman graduate Bear Rinehart, released its new album, Rivers in the Wasteland, on April 15. The record immediately moved to No. 1 on the iTunes Top Albums, and the...

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President Clinton lauds work of Riley Institute

The future belongs to those who celebrate the differences of others while working together to create practical solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow, former President Bill Clinton said at The Riley Institute at...

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Hix wins Thomas Hampson Award

A Furman degree can truly take you anywhere, and baritone Michael Hix ’98, is proving just that. Hix is lighting up the concert stage and racking up music awards across the U.S. and the world....

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Prepared for the job market

No matter what school they attend, most students are concerned about getting a job after graduation and launching their career. Luckily for Furman students, the numbers are in their favor. During a time when the...

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Finding a future in education

One of Bernard Frost’s former students recently came to visit him before boarding a plane to go to Stanford University, where he received a full scholarship. “He wanted to come back and tell me thank...

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Broadway gives back

Finding the balance between vocation and passion can be a challenge. But Furman alumna Mary-Mitchell Campbell '96 has somehow found a way to balance her demanding day-job as a Broadway musical director with her passion...

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Furman Alumni discuss matters of life and death March 19

The Furman University Department of Religion will present three mini-lectures about life, death, and medical choice Wednesday, March 19 at 4 p.m. in Johns Hall 101 on the Furman campus. “A Matter of Life and Death:...

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