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Meet the newest members of Phi Beta Kappa

Seventy-four Furman University students have been elected to the school’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic society. The newest members were inducted during a special initiation ceremony on campus...

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Florence software firm endows Furman scholarship

Florence, South Carolina-based church software firm ACS Technologies has honored President Emeritus and Class of 1977 Furman alumnus Marvin Owen (computer science and mathematics) for his 34 years of continuing contributions to the company. The...

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In praise of faculty scholarship

Watch a video about the 2018 Faculty Scholarship Reception Faculty scholarship is happening all around Furman. Even on top of classroom requirements, advising, grading, serving on committees and attending meetings, professors from all disciplines are...

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Alum joins board of new app

Tyler Droll, a 2013 Furman graduate and a co-founder of Yik Yak, has joined the board of directors for Relevnt, an app that connects users with local news sources. Droll co-founded Yik Yak, a social-networking...

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Furman hosts TEDx talks Feb. 17

Furman University will host several speakers during its 6th annual TEDx event, which takes place Saturday, Feb. 17, 1-4:30 p.m. in Younts Conference Center on the Furman campus. TEDxFurmanU2018 is open to the public. Tickets...

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University announces 2017 fall term Dean’s List

Here are the students who made the Dean’s List for the 2017 fall term. The honor is awarded to full-time undergraduates who earn a grade point average of at least 3.4 during the university’s fall...

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The Furman-Gallup and The Duke Endowment study

Furman University will partner with global analytics firm Gallup to study more deeply the impact of the university’s undergraduate experience and measure the effectiveness of its signature approach to education, The Furman Advantage, thanks to...

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A Blue Ribbon Experience

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina insures a million people and processes about a billion medical claims each year. Nearly all of those are managed through the health care insurer’s password-protected provider’s website. Medical professionals go...

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Network access

Furman Computer Science Department Chair Kevin Treu doesn’t need to pore over three years’ worth of information to know whether or not the The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing (GHC) is worth his students’...

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