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Ellie Howard ’25 talks about Alternative Transportation on Furman’s campus

Furman University is a small campus with extremely accessible sidewalks and bike paths. However, we have hundreds of cars on campus and students driving short distances to go to class. My name is Ellie Howard...

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New recycling program, farmers market and more at The Woodlands

By Victoria Bostrom '24, The Woodlands at Furman Fellow Located right behind the university, The Woodlands at Furman community is distinguished by its residents' unwavering commitment to lifelong learning.  The Woodlands at Furman itself is...

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Meet our 2023-2024 Student Fellows!

  We're excited to introduce our Shi Institute Student Sustainability Fellows for the current academic year! Here's a little bit about them and their favorite experiences at Furman: Kerry Black ’24 of Greenville, S.C., is a...

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Join us here for the regional CCL conference April 6-7!

A Community-Centered Climate Future 2024 CCL Southeast Conference We're proud to host Citizens Climate Lobby's Southeast Regional Conference April 6-7 at Furman University. Conference-goers will hear from leading experts pioneering the path to climate resilience...

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Shi Institute to partner with community leaders on Lowcountry, PeeDee resilience efforts

GREENVILLE, S.C. – Charleston resident Adelaide Bates has been named the new climate resilience manager at the Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities at Furman University. In this newly-created position, Bates will work directly with communities...

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Introducing our Data Visualization Fellow Marie Cecil ’24

Hello everyone! My name is Marie Cecil, and I am the Data Visualization Fellow at the Shi Institute this academic year. I work with Director of Applied Sustainability Research Mike Winiski and Jack Buehner and...

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