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Christina Henderson ’08 announces D.C. Council candidacy

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Furman alumna Christina Henderson '08. Photo/Whitney Porter

Furman University political science graduate Christina Henderson ’08, a current legislative assistant for Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and former staffer for outgoing At-large councilmember David Grosso, has announced her independent candidacy for an At-large seat on the District of Columbia Council. Henderson, who also concentrated on women’s and gender studies while at Furman, hopes to prioritize improvements to the education system in the District, as well as the availability and affordability of health care and housing. “I just want to remind people there are human lives in the middle of these policy conversations,” said Henderson, in an article appearing in DCist.

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A Record-Breaking Giving Tuesday

The Furman family celebrated this year’s Giving Tuesday with a record number of dollars raised during the event.

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FSO and Oratorio Chorus present Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The performance takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in McAlister Auditorium. Tickets are $5-$20.

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Furman professor elected fellow of AAAS

Chemist George Shields is the 11th faculty member at Furman to become a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Furman plays role in NSF grant to advance women in STEM

Advancing STEM Careers by Empowering Network Development involves six partner institutions and up to 75 participants from colleges and universities across three regions.