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Have we gotten student success completely backward?

In an article appearing in The Chronicle of Education, Aaron Basko, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of Lynchburg, in Virginia, cites the Gallup-Purdue Index, which lays out “The Big 6 for...

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Professional women are starting to reap benefits of marriage

Lindsay Diehl '22 and Cabot Fowler '23 were trawling for an interesting research project last summer when their economics professor suggested they peruse a national survey of youth. Created by the U.S Bureau of Labor...

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Florida hires Billy Napier as head football coach

The University of Florida football team has a Furman University Paladin at the helm. On Sunday, November 28, the University of Florida announced that Billy Napier, former starting quarterback for Furman and 2003 health and...

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S.C. schools usher in innovation centers

Furman University's Anthony Herrera, executive director of The Hill Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, goes on record in a SC Biz News story about the growing presence of business incubators on campuses in the state....

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What we can learn from Native American politics

In early November, Danielle Vinson, professor of politics and international affairs, gave a Cultural Life Program called “Breathing New Life into Old Treaties: Contemporary Enforcement of Native American Treaties,” which examined the United States government’s...

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‘City of Women’ art exhibit in Greenville to tell Upstate SC’s untold stories

The Greenville Center for Creative Arts will host an exhibition commemorating contemporary and historical women from the area. "City of Women," a show inspired by an article in The New Yorker, will be on display...

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Ghosts, monsters and fiscal cliffs

In an op-ed for The Greenville News, Furman professors Jason Jones (Economics) and Tom Smythe (Business and Accounting) address the issue of America’s looming fiscal cliff.  They write that the nation’s elected officials must, through...

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Averting ghosts, monsters and fiscal cliffs

In an op-ed for The Greenville News, Furman professors Jason Jones (Economics) and Tom Smythe (Business and Accounting) address the issue of America’s looming fiscal cliff. They write that the nation’s elected officials must, through leadership...

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A grand passion

Gavin George ’25 is a longtime fan of Dutch violinist and conductor Andre Rieu. Not surprising – millions of classical music aficionados around the world are. What is surprising is that George became a fan...

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$5 million gift from Chris ’78 and Andrea Borch will create track and cross-country scholarships

Cameron Ponder ’22 hopes to become a professional runner. He is double majoring in economics and politics & international affairs, too. The 21-year-old has been able to pursue his dreams to compete nationally and study...

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Kirkland Lewis named Furman Women’s Lacrosse coach

Furman Athletics Director Jason Donnelly has announced the hiring of Kirkland Lewis as the next head coach of the Furman Women's Lacrosse program. Lewis previously served as an assistant coach during the 2021 season at...

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Greenville looks to set statewide example in solving food desert problem

Concerned citizens and groups like LiveWell Greenville aim to make food deserts a thing of the past. Food deserts, where there's a lack of access to healthy, fresh foods, are typically found in low-income urban...

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