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Focusing on Community Health

Furman's new Institute for the Advancement of Community Health will be devoted to supporting healthier lifestyles in the local community.

Welcome to Phi Beta Kappa

Sixty-one students joined the nation’s oldest and most prestigious academic society during a special initiation ceremony this spring.

Faculty, staff receive grants from ACS

Nine Furman faculty and staff members have received grants from the Associated Colleges of the South (ACS), an organization serving 16 nationally ranked liberal arts institutions. ACS Faculty Development Grants are funded by the Mellon Foundation and the Woodruff Foundation. The grants support projects that develop method rather than content, have a direct impact on student learning and assessment of that learning, and help increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of a liberal arts education.

Chemistry professor Lon Knight Elected AAAS Fellow

Furman chemistry professor Lon Knight has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in recognition of his accomplishments in the scientific community. He was among 347 Fellows worldwide to be honored in 2015 for their contributions to innovation, education and scientific leadership. Election as an AAAS Fellow is bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. Dr. Knight will be honored in February 2016 at the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, D.C.