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Ten new members to join Furman Board of Trustees

MARCH 29, 2012 by Vince Moore, Media Relations Richard W. Riley, chair of the Furman Board of Trustees, has announced that 10 new members will join the board this summer. The new trustees are Ann Bryan...

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Pat McNeely discusses new book on C-SPAN

Journalist Pat Gantt McNeely, a 1960 Furman graduate, recently co-wrote a book, Knights of the Quill: Confederate Correspondents and Their Civil War Reporting. An interview with her about the book appeared on C-SPAN’s BookTV. McNeely is...

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Scott Jarrett’s tale of two cities (and three jobs)

For nearly eight years, 1997 Furman graduate Scott Jarrett has shuttled between Charlotte, N.C., and Boston sharing his musical gifts.  In the past two weeks, he guest-conducted a Miami group in a Bach masterwork and...

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Alum Jessica Taylor talks politics

Jessica Taylor, a 2007 Furman graduate and senior analyst/reporter with The Rothenberg Political Report, recently appeared on MSNBC's “The Daily Rundown” with Chuck Todd to talk about the South Carolina Republican presidential primary. A native of...

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Meet Furman alum and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero

Madeline Anne Rogero graduated from Furman in 1979 with a B.A. degree in political science.  On Saturday, Dec. 17, the 59-year-old Florida native was inaugurated as the first woman mayor of Knoxville, Tenn.  She made it...

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Alum Tomiko Brown-Nagin joins Harvard Law faculty

Tomiko Brown-Nagin, a 1992 Furman graduate, will join the Harvard Law School faculty as a tenured Professor of Law this summer.  Brown-Nagin, a leading expert on legal history, education law, and civil rights, will also...

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2007 alum Michael Scullin receives graduate research award from APA

Michael Scullin, a 2007 Furman graduate who is finishing his Ph.D. work at Washington University in St. Louis, has received the 2011 Edwin B. Newman Graduate Research Award from the American Psychological Association (APA).  The...

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Alum Erika Powell named Miss South Carolina USA

Erika Powell, a 2007 Furman graduate, has been named Miss South Carolina USA 2012.  A voice performance major at the university, Powell will represent South Carolina at the Miss USA 2012 pageant next summer in...

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Medical school can wait for William Middleton

The plan was going ahead full-steam for former Paladin football player Will Middleton. He graduated from Furman in four years. He spent his fifth playing football and preparing for the MCATs and internships so he...

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Alum Stephen O’Day joins Southern Environmental Law Center

The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced that Stephen O’Day, a 1976 Furman graduate, has been named chairman of the organization’s Board of Trustees. O’Day, who majored in political science at Furman and earned his...

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Furman alum Matthew Lassiter writes op-ed for New York Times

Matthew Lassiter, a 1992 Furman graduate who teaches history at the University of Michigan, wrote an op-ed for The New York Times about America’s “great silent majority.” Lassiter graduated from Furman with a degree in...

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Alumnus Lassiter writes New York Times op-ed

Matthew Lassiter, a 1992 Furman graduate who teaches history at the University of Michigan, wrote an op-ed for The New York Times about America’s “great silent majority.” Lassiter graduated from Furman with a degree in...

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