Professor uses deep-sea core research to work with students

Being tossed about by 115 mph winds and 60-foot waves aboard a research vessel didn’t deter Kristen St. John from pursuing a career in geological sciences. The Furman Class of 1992 international relations/political science major-turned-geology and environmental science professor was featured in The Breeze, the student-run newspaper of James Madison University (Harrisonburg, Va.). St. John […]

Furman awarded $1.3 million NSF grant to expand student/faculty research

Furman University has been awarded a $1.3 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) that will help professors and students develop materials to improve medical care and conserve energy. The funds are part of a larger $20 million NSF grant that harnesses the collective research and expertise of 10 state universities and launches […]

Faculty, students, and alumni present research at NCTE conference

Three Education Department faculty, two students, and eight alumni presented research as part of the annual National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) conference November 17-20 in Atlanta, attended by 6,000 dynamic literacy educators, authors and advocates from across the country. Caroline Brearley and Caroline Holley ’17 presented during the roundtable discussion, “The Future is […]

Students present research at Southern Political Science Association meeting

Three Furman Political Science majors Melissa Temple ‘17, Julia Roberts ’16, and Caroline Lancaster ’16 recently presented research at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Caroline Lancaster presented, “The Return of Moral [In]Sanity: Wahhabism and the American Tea Party as Fundamentalist Ideological Constructs.” Julia Roberts presented, “Mapping the Landscape […]