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Furman completes $1.7M solar farm

The 743-kW solar farm, which is located on about six acres near the main campus entrance along Poinsett Highway, is the largest solar installation on a college campus in South Carolina.

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Focus on food

Celia Castellano weighs in on her experience as Furman’s first Bon Appétit Sustainability Foods Fellow.

Green goals

The Shi Center completes its annual campus Greenhouse Gas Inventory

Cherry blossoms for Arbor Day

Students and faculty teamed up with Trees Greenville and Furman grounds keepers to plant 11 Japanese mountain cherry trees.

Down on the Farm

In an unconventional classroom, Joy Owens ’14, director of the Historic Johnson Farm, teaches children about history and agriculture.

Kudos for Sustainability

Furman has been the proud recipient of several recent awards for the institution’s sustainable practices.

Purple and Green

Just how green is Furman University? Andrew Moore of Community Journals counts the ways.