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A romantic night…in the dining hall?

FEBRUARY 15, 2012 by Allison Davey ’14, Contributing Writer Furman couples have long held the tradition of kissing under the Bell Tower and taking moonlit strolls around the lake. Now a new tradition may be...

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Furman student doubles as race car driver

FEBRUARY 9, 2012 by Daniel Smith ’13, Contributing Writer Many people spend their entire lives trying to find something they're passionate about. But then there are the lucky ones, the people who just know what...

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India “truly an unbelievable experience”

NOVEMBER 29, 2011 By Tori Hedden '12, Contributing Writer and Study Abroad Participant Many students who participate in Furman’s study abroad programs find it difficult to relate the experience to those at home after the...

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Furman’s YouTube stars

NOVEMBER 10, 2011 By Allison Davey '14, Contributing Writer As a college student, having 15,000 subscribers and 1.5 million views of your work can be considered quite a difficult and impressive feat. For Blake S....

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Pochard recognized for recruitment efforts

Brad Pochard, associate vice president of admission at Furman, has received a top award in recognition of the university’s innovative approach to recruitment marketing. TargetX, a leading student recruiting firm serving higher education, gave Pochard...

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Furman’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota wins national achievement award

Furman’s Theta Lambda Chapter of the music fraternity, Sigma Alpha Iota, has been recognized as the outstanding chapter for the 2010-11 academic year. The Katherine Becker National Collegiate Chapter Achievement Award is given annually to...

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New approach to enrollment

An article about Furman’s efforts to develop new ways to evaluate students for admission and merit scholarships appeared in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

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Furman receives $5 million gift; majority will support University Center

OCTOBER 5, 2011 by Vince Moore, News Media Relations Director Furman University’s $400 million Because Furman Matters fundraising campaign received a significant boost today when an alumnus pledged $5 million to the school, the largest...

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Tropical Ecology in Costa Rica

Camera. Check. Rain Poncho. Check. Industrial strength mosquito repellent. Check. Anti-itch ointment. Check. High-powered flashlight for nighttime exploration. Check. Rice for sucking out moisture trapped in cell phone. Check. These are among the items you’ll...

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The art of seeing

When you look at something, do you really see it? That’s the question that Assistant Professor of Art History Sarah Archino posed to 10 Furman students who went with her to New York City in...

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In the heat of battle against COVID-19

[caption id="attachment_45499" align="alignright" width="400"] Sue Shugart '88 with colleagues on the night shift at KershawHealth. The hospital had one of South Carolina's first two COVID-19 patients, and the town of Camden became the first area...

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Furman trio wins ‘Best Article of the Year’ award

An article co-authored by Furman First Gentleman Charles Davis, Department of Art Chair Ross McClain and Furman Innovation and Entrepreneurship Executive Director Anthony Herrera has been named the winner of Institute of Management Accountants’ Lybrand...

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