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COVID-19 Conversations: Dr. Danny Avula on How Social Determinants of Health Shape Our Understanding of the Pandemic

The Riley Institute’s Center for Critical Issues “brings the world to Furman University” by hosting a diverse roster of speakers on campus each year. While our events are on hold due to COVID-19, The Riley...

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Frontline Fellows: Q&A with SCETV President and CEO Anthony Padgett

Committed to progress in South Carolina, fellows of The Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) seek to develop real solutions for real social issues. As the COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the way we live, these state...

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Impact in the Era of COVID-19

The Riley Institute’s Planning and Evaluation Capacity Building Initiative (PECBI) empowers nonprofit organizations to foster a culture of organizational learning around data and evaluation. As community needs grow due to the pandemic, we’re asking our PECBI partners...

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COVID-19 Conversations: Jonathan Kubakundimana on What the Pandemic Means for U.S. Prisons

The Riley Institute’s Center for Critical Issues “brings the world to Furman University” by hosting a diverse roster of speakers on campus each year. While our events are on hold due to COVID-19, The Riley...

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Frontline Fellows: Q&A with Roland Gardner and Faith Polkey of Beaufort-Jasper-Hampton Community Health Services

Committed to progress in South Carolina, fellows of The Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) seek to develop real solutions for real social issues. As the COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the way we live,...

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COVID-19 Conversations: Rep. Neal Collins on South Carolina’s Response Efforts

The Riley Institute’s Center for Critical Issues “brings the world to Furman University” by hosting a diverse roster of speakers on campus each year. While our events are on hold due to COVID-19, The Riley...

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COVID-19 Conversations: Angela Maria Kelley on Immigration

The Riley Institute’s Center for Critical Issues “brings the world to Furman” by hosting a diverse roster of speakers on campus each year. While our events are on hold due to COVID-19, The Riley Institute’s...

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COVID-19 Conversations: U.S. Ambassador Shares Lessons from Liberia’s Ebola Outbreak

The Riley Institute’s Center for Critical Issues “brings the world to Furman” by hosting a diverse roster of speakers on campus each year. While our events are on hold due to COVID-19, The Riley Institute’s Advance...

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COVID-19 Conversations: Eric Spitler on the Economy

In a time of social distancing and school closures, The Riley Institute’s new video series brings Furman — and the world — into the homes of students through video chats with notable leaders.  The Riley...

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Frontline Fellows: Q&A with Danny Merck, Pickens County School District Superintendent

Committed to progress in South Carolina, fellows of The Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) seek to develop real solutions for real social issues. As the COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the way we live,...

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COVID-19 Conversations

In a time of social distancing and school closures, The Riley Institute's new video series brings Furman — and the world — into the homes of students through video chats with notable leaders. The Riley...

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Frontline Fellows: Q&A with Mount Pleasant Police Chief Carl Ritchie

Committed to progress in South Carolina, fellows of The Riley Institute’s Diversity Leaders Initiative (DLI) seek to develop real solutions for real social issues. As the COVID-19 outbreak has drastically changed the way we live, these state...

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