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Honoring a Very Special Artist

Furman history professor Courtney Tollison Hartness writes about Leo Twiggs, the renowned African-American artist whose work has been called prophetic.

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Furman’s Fulbright Four

Four Furman graduates will research or teach in the Netherlands, Germany, Taiwan and Laos through the State Department's Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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Furman Celebrates Commencement May 7

The university awarded 598 undergraduate and master’s degrees and presented its top academic honors during graduation exercises Saturday, May 7. Approximately 7,100 people were in attendance.

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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.