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Chef David Porras and Furman's Lori Nelsen put a new spin on farm-to-table dining. Photo/Eli Warren

“She’s a self-taught cook; he’s a self-taught food chemist. Together, they have their café concept down to a science.” That’s how TOWN magazine’s M. Linda Lee describes Greenville restaurateurs Lori Nelsen and Chef David Porras and their newly-minted restaurant concept. Oak Hill Café, which is due to open in spring 2019, combines the culinary and scientific wizardry of Furman’s Nelsen and Costa Rica-born Porras. When Nelsen isn’t concocting new flavors and dishes with Porras, she attends to her day job as manager of the biogeochemistry lab in Furman’s Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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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.