Furman University

Furman University
June 21, 2019 - 6:41 am
GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University’s annual economic impact on Greenville County and the surrounding Upstate counties is more than $297 million, according to a new study conducted by the university’s Department of Economics. Furman’s economic contribution to Greenville County in 2017-18 was $288.1...
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Furman Music by the Lake
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May 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
The annual Music By the Lake series begins this Thursday at Furman University . Music By the Lake outdoor concert series, which began in 1968, will feature 10 performances (weather permitting) from Broadway tunes to jazz and their always popular traditional patriotic performance right around...
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Furman graduates commencement
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May 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
Furman University is holding its graduation for 2019 on Saturday, May 11, in Paladin Stadium. This year, a 1986 Furman University graduate and international correspondent for National Public Radio, Eleanor Beardsley, will serve as commencement speaker. Beardsley, who is also a South Carolina native...
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Furman marching band
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April 03, 2019 - 11:00 am
Furman University has chosen a new director of bands for their Department of Music. Sue Samuels is a 1987 graduate of the university and will take over for the current retiring faculty member, Leslie W. Hicken. Image: Furman University Samuels will take over in the fall semester, later this year...
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Patrick Gentry
March 11, 2019 - 4:15 pm
Furman University Undergraduate Evening Studies will offer a new course format to its students during the summer term, where classes will be offered in either one weekend per month sessions, or fully online. As part of the pilot format, some assignments and peer and teacher interactions will be...
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Patrick Gentry
March 03, 2019 - 2:08 pm
Thirty years wrongfully convicted
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Seth Stokes
August 28, 2018 - 8:17 am
GREENVILLE, S.C.—Eighteen Furman University students have been named United Nations Millennium Fellows through the United Nations Academic Impact and the Millennium Campus Network. The Millennium Fellowship convenes, challenges and celebrates student leadership that advances the United Nations...
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Patrick Gentry
August 20, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Furman University has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation (MRI) grant for the acquisition of a biomolecular fluorescence visualization tool, which will aid the departments of biology and chemistry in studying DNA, proteins and other biomolecules. The $156,858...
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Seth Stokes
August 06, 2018 - 8:30 pm
GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University receives high marks for its politically active students and the accessibility of its professors in the most recent edition of The Princeton Review’s college guide, “The Best 384 Colleges.” Furman was ranked No. 4 for “Most Politically Active Students” and No. 17...
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Seth Stokes
August 03, 2018 - 9:53 am
GREENVILLE, S.C.—David H. Bost, professor emeritus of modern languages and literatures at Furman University, will serve as speaker when Furman holds its summer commencement exercises Saturday, Aug. 11 at 4 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium. The university will award approximately 70 undergraduate and...
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