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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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A Record-Breaking Giving Tuesday

The Furman family celebrated this year’s Giving Tuesday with a record number of dollars raised during the event.

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FSO and Oratorio Chorus present Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The performance takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in McAlister Auditorium. Tickets are $5-$20.

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Furman professor elected fellow of AAAS

Chemist George Shields is the 11th faculty member at Furman to become a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Furman plays role in NSF grant to advance women in STEM

Advancing STEM Careers by Empowering Network Development involves six partner institutions and up to 75 participants from colleges and universities across three regions.