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Coronavirus updates

News about how the coronavirus is impacting Furman's study away programs is being updated regularly.

Taylor Griffin '22

Taylor Griffin ’22 awarded prestigious Army internship

Griffin is the third-ranked cadet out of 91 in the Paladin Battalion.

Emily Esfahani Smith

Cothran Center book club registration deadline is May 27

Four sessions will focus on "The Power of Meaning: Finding Fulfillment in a World Obsessed With Happiness"

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Furman Implements Furloughs, Discontinues Baseball and Men’s Lacrosse

The university, which plans to reopen for in-person instruction in the fall, is taking these actions and others to address the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Excerpts & Anecdotes

A digital highlight from the latest issue of Furman Magazine



Julie McElrath ’73 has devoted her career to fighting HIV/AIDS.

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Furman In the News

Ahmaud Arbery holds us accountable

Alum Jim Barger, Jr. writes about the life of Arbery, how justice failed him, and the loss his community will reckon with in the wake of his death.

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The Janie Earle Furman Rose Garden in bloom.