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A summer to remember

Earlier this year, Sun Lee, a health sciences major from South Korea, learned about the United Nations College Leaders Program. The summer experience, now in its third year, was developed for Korean nationals and includes 28 students. The cohort is divided into six working groups that research and jointly author a paper on a U.N. […]

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A second sunrise

More than 14,000 people turned out for Furman’s eclipse-viewing event, and nobody went home disappointed.

School Tools Turns Seven

Seven years ago, Furman University first partnered with the United Way of Greenville County to provide elementary and middle school students with supplies to begin the school year. Since that time, the university community has supported 770 students through the United Way’s School Tools program. That’s about the size of Furman’s incoming freshman class. This […]

A combination of experience and raw talent

This May, Furman lost an impressive cadre of players due to graduation. In fact, they were probably the best senior class ever. Adam Miller, Patrick Musau, Jacob Milchuck, Adrian Marcoliese, Jeff Tongue and Ryan Conlogue anchored the Furman team, leading the Paladins to a Division 2 national championship game. With such a great group gone, […]

An iconic symbol

Judy Bainbridge, a former Furman English professor and local historian, has written a brief history of the Furman Bell Tower.