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Origins of life scientist Springsteen receives Governor’s Award

From left: Gov. Henry McMaster, Greg Springsteen, Tim Hanks, Philip Lessner of YAGEO, Inc. (award sponsor), and April Heyward, SCAS president and SC EPSCoR program manager.

Last updated June 14, 2024

By Tina Underwood

On June 11, Furman University’s Greg Springsteen received the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Scientific Research at a predominantly undergraduate institution. The award recognizes his body of work and engagement with students toward understanding the origins of life on Earth. FOX Carolina, The Post and Courier Greenville and UpstateBizSC covered the story.

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