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Spring is in full bloom on the Furman campus. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Furman music professor Les Hicken acknowledges the audience following the performance of the Furman Symphonic Winds in McAlister Auditorium on April 12. The concert marked the end of Hicken’s 26-year career as director of bands at Furman. He is retiring from the faculty at the end of the current academic year. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Furman will be well represented when the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur gets underway this week. Junior Natalie Srinivasan (left), senior Haylee Harford (center) and alum Alice Chen ’18 were invited to compete in the prestigious amateur tournament, which will be held April 3-6. The Furman contingent got together during the Player Welcome Reception on April 1. (Photo courtesy of Augusta National)

More than 250 Furman students took part in a colorful, six-hour dance marathon to raise money for Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in Greenville. They raised more than $40,500 while dancing the night away. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The Furman Bell Tower at sunset. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Japanese exchange students perform a J-pop dance at Furman’s International Dance Festival on February 26, which featured at least eight different countries and cultures. (Photo by Christy Litz ’20)

It's March, which means it's time for Latham Baseball Stadium to host another season of Paladin baseball. Furman, which is already 10 games into the season, plays Ohio State, Michigan State and Appalachian State at Fluor Field in downtown Greenville on March 8, 9 and 10 before returning to campus for games later in the month. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Geoffrey Habron, professor of earth and environmental sciences, was among the Furman professors who spoke about their research at the Faculty Scholarship Reception on Feb. 22. The event took place in the James B. Duke Library. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Anthony Ray Hinton spent nearly 30 years on Alabama’s death row before being exonerated in 2015 with the help of the Equal Justice Initiative. He spoke about his experiences on Feb. 27 to a capacity (and spellbound) crowd in McAlister Auditorium. His book, “The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row,” is a New York Times Best Seller. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)