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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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‘The Time is Now’ – Two alumni present keynotes at African American Children and Families Conference

Brianna Burnette and Daniel Hoilett join a slate of keynote speakers at the University of Northern Iowa-hosted virtual conference.

Man in cap at ball park, Sam Spear '09

A gift to remember

David and Debbie Spear establish a fund to enrich the Furman experience for health sciences majors, the chosen field for their son Sam Spear '09.

Joseph Vaughn statue unveiling scheduled April 16

Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, the campus community will be invited to gather, masks on and physically distanced.

White man in black coat standing in front of brick wall, Jackson Pearce '18

Jackson Pearce ’18 named 2021-2022 Luce Scholar

The Luce Scholars Program is a fellowship program launched by the Henry Luce Foundation to bolster the understanding of Asia among potential leaders in America.