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Sasser wins Fédorov award from International Association of Music Libraries

Patricia Puckett Sasser, director of Furman’s Maxwell Music Library, has won the Vladimir Fédorov Award from the International Association of Music Libraries (IAML) for her paper “A Recording Artist: Enrico Caruso and His Scrapbooks.” Presented annually,...

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Board of Trustees approves faculty promotions, tenure

During its spring meeting Saturday, the Furman University Board of Trustees approved promotions and/or tenure for 13 faculty members, and granted emeritus status to 13 professors who are retiring this summer. The board also recognized...

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Jeffrey Makala co-authors new book about dogs in literature

Jeffrey Makala, Furman University special collections librarian and university archivist at the James B. Duke Library, has co-edited a new book about dogs in literature. The book, “In Dogs We Trust: An Anthology of American...

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Taking a bite out of rising textbook costs

Studies show that students can expect to spend more than $1,200 for books and materials over the span of a year. A CBSnews.com “MoneyWatch” article reports that the average cost of textbooks has shot up...

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Library historian Wiegand to speak about Greenville desegregation Oct. 3

Noted American library historian and Florida State University Professor Wayne Wiegand will speak about the efforts to desegregate the Greenville Public Library system Wednesday, Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone...

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Readings set for “Archive,” new anthology of South Carolina poetry

Furman University James B. Duke Library has announced several poetry readings featuring poets from the newly-published anthology “Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005.” [caption id="attachment_36010" align="alignright" width="300"] "Archive" is published by The Ninety-Six Press and...

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Literacy Corner: A custom approach to literacy training

Furman Associate Professor of Education Katie Kelly wants to make a dent in the over 4,000 South Carolina students that may have to repeat the third grade next school year because they fall short of...

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Furman faculty publish new anthology of South Carolina poetry

A new anthology of South Carolina poetry edited by Furman University faculty members is now available. [caption id="attachment_36010" align="alignright" width="300"] "Archive" is published by The Ninety-Six Press and is edited by Furman faculty members Gil...

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Reading celebrates new South Carolina poetry anthology

To celebrate National Poetry Month and the publication of “Archive: South Carolina Poetry Since 2005,” Furman University will host a poetry reading on campus Wednesday, April 11 at 4 p.m. in Burgiss Theater of 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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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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