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At Home with Carl Sandburg

Soon after 2002 Furman graduate Kimberly Simms arrived at the Carl Sandburg Home, the poet had the first of the season’s baby goats in her arms, only hours old at that point. Simms, who is the National Historic Site’s 2016 writer-in-residence, lives in Marietta, S.C., a short 20-minute drive away—close enough that she commuted from her home to Flat Rock for the residency, which ran from April 6 to April 26.  Read more in The News and Observer.

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Presidential historian Michael Beschloss to discuss ‘Leadership’ at AHBC

"Leadership: A Story of the American Presidency," sponsored by Furman and the American History Book Club, will be held at Greenville Country Club.

2019 President’s Report

When we launched The Furman Advantage, we promised to give all of our students an educational experience that would prepare them for meaningful lives and careers.

Furman celebrates Dick Riley and 20 years of The Riley Institute

Colleagues paid tribute to the Furman alumnus and former secretary of education, who shared stories from his career.

Found in translation: Professor and alumna translate Spanish poems into English

Maria Bartlett '18 and Spanish Professor Ron Friis translate a book of 40 poems by Alberto Blanco.