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2018’s greenest states

Karen Allen, Furman University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

WalletHub gauges the eco-friendliness of all 50 states using 23 metrics such as LEED-certified buildings per capita and percentage of renewable energy consumption. The group also talks to university experts about how to build environmental mindfulness across the nation. Furman Assistant Professor of Sustainability Science Karen Allen is among the panelists consulted. She says the single most important thing an individual can do to reduce his or her impact on the environment is to “be open-minded and willing to learn … to be able to see the problem and think creatively about how to fix it.”

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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.

Furman trustee, longtime supporter Ralph Hendricks dies at 101

Hendricks, who joined the Board of Trustees in 1988, was a leader and influential presence in the Simpsonville community.

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Not your typical spring break

Emilee O'Brien '17 and Communication Studies Professor Brandon Inabinet craft a spring break centered on social justice and service learning.

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GSO Conductor Edvard Tchivzhel leads FSO Feb. 22

The Concerto Concert features five Furman soloists selected by competitive audition. Maestro Tchivzhel conducts while Thomas Joiner is on sabbatical.