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One of the South’s best

According to the 2017 Forbes rankings, Furman University is listed among the “Top 25 Colleges in the South.” Furman, which was ranked No. 16, is the only South Carolina school to make the just-released list.

According to the magazine, the Forbes “Top Colleges” ranking places “its focus solely on the direct benefits a college or university provides its students. Favoring output over input, we eschew common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment and freshmen SAT scores—numbers that say far more about a school’s “prestige” than its actual effectiveness—and instead favor variables like alumni salary, graduation rate and student satisfaction.”

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Furman Theatre presents “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea” Sept. 1-2

The student-led production features Elli Caterisano '18 and alumnus Sam Nelson '17. The John Patrick Shanley play is directed by guest Carol Sutton.

FUSAB hosts comedian Mike Birbiglia Sept. 7

The comedian, writer, actor and director will appear in McAlister Auditorium. FUSAB has a limited number of free tickets available to Furman students with valid ID.

Distinguished Visiting Professor of Violin Preucil in recital Aug. 29

The visiting professor is now in his 11th year at Furman. He'll be accompanied by professor David Gross on piano.

A “horrifying” experience

For Furman graduate Lindsay Caesar '12, a journey to Charlottesville, Va., began in hope and ended in a nightmare.