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A fellowship established by Carolyn and Joseph Warden creates new research opportunities in Special Collections.
During their annual spring meeting on May 20, the trustees also heard that seven new members will join the board on July 1.
Open through May 2017, the exhibition includes loaned artifacts and documents from several area institutions and private collections.
The South Carolina Library Association selected Furman Library Outreach Assistant Laura Baines to receive the Outstanding Library Paraprofessional of the Year Award.
Furman alum Thomas Rainwater ('89) will speak about the impact of human culture on conserving the world's endangered crocodiles and turtles.
South Carolina Poets Laureate Marjory Wentworth, Laurel Blossom and Ed Madden will come to Furman for a special reading on April 21.
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.
Two Vietnam combat veterans and authors J. L. Bud Alley, and James T. Lawrence, will speak Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. in Watkins Room of the Trone Student Center on campus. The CLP event, “The Agony of Vietnam: A Discussion With Two Combat Veterans,” is free and open to the public. The discussion is sponsored by The Friends of the Furman University Libraries and the Furman Department of History. Image courtesy of www.shutterstock.com.
Historian and best-selling author David McCullough, a two-time winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award, will speak on “Leadership and the History You Don’t Know” Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. at The Poinsett Club in Greenville. Sponsored by the American History Book Club and Furman University, “An Evening with David McCullough” will include a 5:30 p.m. reception and book signing with the author. Tickets for the lecture are $100 per person; tickets for the reception are an additional $75.