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Sarah Saba, along with fellow senior Martin Eguiguren, received the Furman Metropolitan Fellowship to study in New York City.

Experiential learning, which is increasingly being championed by colleges and universities, includes student opportunities like study-away trips, internships, service learning and close collaboration with faculty members.  Furman was among the schools mentioned in a Chronicle of Higher Education article about how these “activities deepen learning by connecting the classroom to the broader world,” and senior Sarah Saba talked about her summer internship in New York City.

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