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Upstate professors gear up for rare ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’

Super Blue Blood Moon. Photo courtesy of NASA.gov.
David Moffett, Department of Physics

Furman physics professor David Moffett was master of ceremonies at Paladin Stadium during the total solar eclipse last August. Now, in the waning days of January, he spoke to a Fox Carolina reporter about the lunar “trifecta” where a blue moon, supermoon and blood moon happen all at once. About the rare convergence, Moffett said, “The last time it happened over the United States was about 150 years ago.” To see video footage of the celestial spectacle from multiple telescopes, visit this link.

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Furman student Nomonde Gila ’19 speaks during TedXFurmanU.

TEDxFurmanU speakers explore chronic illness, female empowerment

Nomonde Gila ’19, who is South African, sought to inform Americans about the millions of young African women without access to education.

Professor Shaniece Criss named 2019 ChangeMaker

The Class of ChangeMakers consists of 15 individuals in the Upstate and is selected by the Jefferson Awards Foundation.

Undergraduate Evening Studies to pilot new summer schedule

As part of the pilot format, classes will be offered in either one weekend per month sessions, or fully online.

The Diviners

Furman Theatre presents ‘The Diviners’

Set in rural Indiana in the early 1930s, "The Diviners" closes this weekend with performances Feb. 22-24. Furman's Rhett Bryson directs.