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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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Students press for global change through Dining for Women

Two Furman students advocate for gender equality for women and girls at the UNICEF Student Summit.

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FSO and Oratorio Chorus perform April 26

Hugh Ferguson Floyd leads the Furman Symphony Orchestra and Oratorio Chorus, which includes members of the Furman Singers and Furman Belle Voci, and student soloists.

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Danielle Vinson receives 2019 SCICU Teaching Award

Vinson, a professor in the Department of Politics and International Affairs, is one of 20 SCICU faculty members to receive the award.

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Radel and Speitz selected for National Humanities Center residencies

The Furman English professors will join 40 faculty from across the nation this summer in Research Triangle Park to finish scholarly works.