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U. of Illinois Professor Nelson to speak Feb. 28

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign English Professor and author Cary Nelson, Ph.D., will speak about academic freedom Friday, Feb. 28 at 3:30 p.m. in McEachern Lecture Hall of Furman Hall on campus. His talk is based...

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Henderson to speak about Tocqueville’s “Memoir on Pauperism”

Christine Dunn Henderson, Ph.D., will speak Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 4:30 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center on campus. Dr. Henderson’s talk, "Progress and Paradox in Tocqueville's Memoir on Pauperism," is free and...

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MIT econ professor speaks about Medicaid expansion

Amy Finkelstein, Ford Professor of Economics at MIT, will speak about Medicaid Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 3:30 p.m. in Younts Conference Center on campus. Her talk, “The Impact of Expanding Medicaid: Evidence from the Oregon...

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Furman Wind Ensemble to present concert Feb. 25

The Furman Wind Ensemble will present a concert Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on the Furman University campus. Conducted by Furman Music Professor Leslie W. Hicken, the program is part of Furman...

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Furman Theatre to present “These Shining Lives”

The Furman University Theatre will present “These Shining Lives” by Melanie Marnich Feb. 12-15 and Feb. 20-22 at 8 p.m., with matinees at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb 23. All shows are...

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Koritansky to speak about civil religion in America

John C. Koritansky, Professor of Political Science at Hiram College (Ohio), will speak Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 4:30 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center on campus. Dr. Koritansky’s talk, “Tocqueville on Civil Religion...

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Bolcom and Morris, artists-in-residence Feb. 10-14

The Furman Music Department announces the residency of renowned composer and pianist William Bolcom and his wife Joan Morris, mezzo-soprano, Feb. 10-14. The residency is sponsored by Partners in the Arts, a program made possible by...

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Singer-Songwriter Arlo Guthrie to perform Feb. 16

Singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie, son of seminal American folk musician Woody Guthrie, will perform in concert Sunday, Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium on campus.  A tribute to American folk music, “Here Come the Kids”...

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Furman selected as finalist in climate leadership competition

The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability at Furman University has been named a finalist in the 2014 Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards, an annual competition among U.S. colleges and universities that are signatories of...

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Furman Theatre to present “These Shining Lives”

The Furman University Theatre will present “These Shining Lives” by Melanie Marnich Feb. 12-15 and Feb. 20-22 at 8 p.m., with matinees at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 16 and Sunday, Feb. 23. All shows are...

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