The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health (IACH) will allow students and faculty to be more strategically involved in the work of community organizations devoted to supporting healthier lifestyles.Read more
The new strategic vision, which will transform the student experience, combines a liberal arts education with immersive experiences outside the classroom.
Furman student Sarah Saba writes about her 10-week internship in New York City and how it changed her life.
The Medicine Program provides students an opportunity to examine difficult moral questions through academic classes and unmatched undergraduate access to doctors, patients, and treatment facilities.
The inaugural Student Advocate of the Year award was presented to Kjersti Kleine '17 at a conference in Washington, D.C.
Furman has received a $22.3 million grant from The Duke Endowment to strengthen and support one of the University’s premier merit scholarship programs. The grant includes $22 million for the University’s endowment to augment Furman’s James B. Duke Scholarship program, which provides full-tuition scholarships to students who display “exceptional academic achievement and distinctive personal accomplishment.” The remaining $300,000 is operational funding that will support the University’s ongoing initiatives to enhance the Duke Scholars’ academic experiences.
Anyone who develops a shortcut for calculus should be awarded a Nobel Prize. But Furman biology and chemistry double major John Dickson will have to settle for an M.D.-Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School. The 2006 Furman graduate from Gaffney, S.C. received a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology in 2013 from the Ivy League […]
She met her new friends for the first time on the sixth floor of Greenville Memorial Hospital. And when they saw some of the first pictures of their newest family member, McKenna Luzynski ’18 was there to share their joy. “I got to see the ultrasound and watch the mom interact with the sonographer […]
Without the luxury of access to quality medical care, planning ahead is critical for the survival of mothers and children. During the Save the Children Action Network Advocacy Summit in Washington, D.C., this spring, Furman student Kjersti Kleine had the opportunity to be an advocate for babies and mothers across the world through visits with […]
A unique agreement between Furman and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOMG) will allow up to five Furman juniors each year to gain early admission to the medical school. The arrangement is designed to help Furman’s pre-med students avoid the expense, travel and stress of the regular medical school admission process as they complete their degree programs at the university. Rising juniors at Furman, or members of the Class of 2017, are eligible to participate in the new early admissions program.