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Jim Guth

Partisan Prayers at RNC

Political science professor Jim Guth says it's quite unusual to disparage a rival political party in a prayer, as Pastor Mark Burns did at the Republican National Convention.

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Danielle Vinson

Trump Picks a VP Candidate

Professor Danielle Vinson talks about Donald Trump's selection of Mike Pence as his running mate, and how it might affect his chances against Hillary Clinton in November.


Brexit and Everything After

In a Q & A, Dr. Brent Nelsen talks about the Brexit vote, Britain’s place in the world and the future of the European project.

Dr. Brent Nelsen teaches courses at Furman on Europe and the European Union.

A Run for the Senate

Political science professor Brent Nelsen discusses the Republican race in South Carolina District 12.


The Guide for Un-Tourists

Marian White '09 has written a new book about the best way for newcomers to get acquainted with the Palm Beach area in Florida.

Fulbright Four, Elias Eells, Sami Strickland, Kelly Rae, Julia Roberts, 600x399

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.

Jim Guth

Trump and Evangelical Voters

Political science professor Jim Guth talks about how religious voters are responding to Donald Trump's campaign and what they're looking for in a nominee.