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Some of the Furman students participating in the Brussels study away program were on hand when alum Alex Stubb ’93 officially launched his candidacy to become the new European Commission president. Stubb (top center) is flanked on his right by Furman professor Brent Nelsen and his wife, Lori, who works in the Earth and Environmental Sciences lab at Furman.

There were more than 20 campus events scheduled for Family Weekend in late September, but throwing a Frisbee on the mall tends to be a more spontaneous activity. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Student Qwameek Bethea '21 asks a question during Monday's Task Force on Slavery and Justice forum at the Trone Student Center. Approximately 200 people filled the Watkins Room to hear presentations by Task Force members, who released their report titled "Seeking Abraham" in July, and participate in a discussion about Furman's connection with slavery and recommendations for moving forward. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The Furman women’s golf team won the 46th Annual Lady Paladin Invitational last weekend, finishing 14 strokes ahead of second-place Coastal Carolina. Senior Haylee Harford (third from right) was 9-under-par for the three rounds and claimed individual medalist honors. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Twenty-eight freshmen joined Furman’s Shucker Leadership Institute this fall as New Fellows. Named in honor of former Vice President for Student Services Harry Shucker, the institute fosters the development of emerging student leaders through an emphasis on self-exploration, initiative, commitment, collaboration and experiential learning. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Senior Patrick Fretwell starred in the Furman Theatre’s student-led production of “Daddy Long Legs,” a musical that concluded its four-night run on Sept. 9. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

Everyone is invited to the Student Activities Resource Fair to learn more about the opportunities at Furman, even those who don't plan to do much more than hang out and observe. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

It's OK to be a kid again during the Fall Orientation Carnival on campus. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)

The students are all smiles on their way to celebrate convocation Aug. 27, the day before classes begin. (Photo by Jeremy Fleming)