Charles H. Townes Center for Science & Plyler Hall

Dedicated in 2008, the Charles H. Townes Science Center facility houses all of the science departments at Furman. Erected in 1966, Plyler Hall was named in memory of John Laney Plyler, B.A., LL.B., LL.D., LITT.D., President of Furman 1939-1964.

The Townes Science Center houses the following departments:

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences
  • Physics

Student and professors working on tables in Plyer
Science library Plyler hall
Plyler hall frontal view
Students working with professor in the lab