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Book by Trustee Charles Ambrose and Michael Nietzel gains exposure in IHE, CHE

While outside forces threaten academia, the fiscal health of institutions hinges on something more fundamental. Furman Trustee Charles Ambrose and Michael Nietzel combine decades of expertise to help colleges and universities keep their financial houses...

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John ’54 and Jeanette Cothran: Sustaining a legacy of giving 

John C. Cothran ’54 and Jeanette Cothran, who live at The Woodlands at Furman, have pledged $1 million divided between the Partners Scholarship Program, the Cothran Center and the Timmons Arena renovation.  

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Nelsen provides commentary on SC Democratic primary

Furman's Brent Nelsen joins the broadcast desk at WYFF News 4 to discuss the South Carolina Democratic primary.

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Vinson quoted in SC Daily Gazette about Democratic primary

When there's a presumptive winner for the Democratic primary, why does healthy voter turnout matter? Danielle Vinson explains.

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Senior seeks sustainability in the ‘beloved community’

Miles Baker ’24 sees Black History Month as an opportunity to engage in difficult conversations, but also celebrate Black creativity, progress and joy.

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Eco Reps take sustainability education peer to peer

Working with The Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities, the student volunteers hope to make an upcoming women’s basketball match a Zero Waste Game Day.

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PBS documentary highlights Furman’s Wild Semester in New Mexico wilderness

Professor Travis Perry '92 will host a screening Feb. 18, 5 p.m., in the Younts Conference Center with a discussion about the movie and conservation following.

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Furman’s Hill Institute receives Department of Commerce Relentless Challenge grant

Furman is one of 15 projects around the state to receive a Relentless Challenge grant.

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Vinson comments on Biden’s economic messaging in SC

The Washington Examiner taps Danielle Vinson for comment about how South Carolinians view President Joe Biden's economic record.

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Mary Christine Helms ’26 earns Hertog Fellowship

Helms took on a few more assignments during January. As a Humanities at Hertog Fellow, she studied the French Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars, suffrage and more through the lens of British Romantic poets.

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Museum exhibit shares The Duke Endowment’s 100-year history, James B. Duke’s vision

The traveling exhibit will be featured in the Upcountry History Museum Feb. 10-March 3, before moving to Anderson County.

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Schuck goes on record about FAFSA delays

Delays caused by the U.S. Department of Education's FAFSA program create headaches for institutions, families and students. Emily Schuck, vice president of enrollment management, discusses the challenges.

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