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Furman employs ‘lambscaping’ team to maintain solar farm

Four ewes and eight lambs tackle a growing problem at Furman's six-acre solar farm.

Local sheep farmer Steve Wood hesitated before coming to Furman with his idea of offering his sheep to help maintain hard-to-reach areas under solar panels at the university’s six-acre solar farm. In a piece by Greenville Journal’s Andrew Moore, Wood said, “I figured the university would think I was crazy.” But Furman’s Assistant Vice President of Facilities & Campus Services Jeff Redderson thought it was a great idea and approached Furman’s Shi Center with the possibility. Twelve sheep later, Furman is revamping the way it takes care of grass at the property.

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Why Furman’s Campus Is Good for Your Health

Professors found that nature does the student body good.

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Health sciences professors advance guidelines for preventing injury, death

Professors Caterisano, Feigenbaum and Snyder are among authors of paper that establishes guidelines for preventing sports-related injury and death.

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Greenlink funding could see big jump thanks in part to IACH advocacy

Sean Rusnak '18, a Health Policy Post Baccalaureate Fellow, led a push to secure more investment in public transportation in Greenville.

Researchers uncover local history through Max Heller’s papers in Special Collections

Two researchers are unpacking 35 cubic feet of history about Greenville and its former mayor.