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Math & the Mouse

Make your annual gift and keep experiences like this one happening at Furman. Kate Causey ’17 has always wanted to pursue a career in mathematics. But she didn’t fully appreciate the number of opportunities in her chosen field until she met the world’s most famous mouse. Causey was one of 12 students to participate in […]

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Math & the Mouse

Kate Causey ’17 has always wanted to pursue a career in mathematics. But she didn’t fully appreciate the number of opportunities in her chosen field until she met the world’s most famous mouse. Causey was one of 12 students to participate in the “Math and the Mouse” May Experience, a three-week course that took the […]

A club for every student

Gryffindor. Hufflepuff. Ravenclaw. Slytherin. Sound familiar? Every Harry Potter fan knows the four houses that a person is assigned after completing a sorting ceremony. But at Furman University, that takes on a new meaning. “The Furman League of Defense Against the Dark Arts just competed in a quidditch match!” says Jessica Berkey, Furman’s associate director […]

A club for every student

Gryffindor. Hufflepuff. Ravenclaw. Slytherin. Sound familiar?  Every Harry Potter fan knows the four houses that a person is assigned after completing a sorting ceremony. But at Furman University, that takes on a new meaning. “The Furman League of Defense Against the Dark Arts just competed in a quidditch match!” says Jessica Berkey, Furman’s associate director […]

Furman campaign supports major initiatives for students

Six years ago, Furman University didn’t have a facility to support the first-rate research experience that it wanted to provide its students. Thanks to the “Because Furman Matters” capital campaign, that’s no longer a concern. Named after a Furman graduate and Nobel Prize winner, the Charles H. Townes Science Center is equipped with research laboratories, […]