The Marjorie Schmidt Scholarship has been made possible by a $1.3 million gift to the university.
Award recognizes UNICEF’s African Drone and Data Academy, a program providing African youth with drone, data and entrepreneurship skills.
Lillian Essaf in Housing and Residence Life and Geoffrey Habron in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Sustainability Sciences are winners of the award.
Suresh Muthukrishnan and Andrew Freeland ’21 are using drone photography to collect data that will help Greenbrier Farms improve its grazing spaces.
From identifying cholera outbreaks to aiding disaster relief, Furman's Suresh Muthukrishnan says drones can make positive social impacts.
The Board of Trustees approved promotions and/or tenure for 13 faculty members, and granted emeritus status to 13 professors who are retiring this summer.
The grants are valued at $3,000 annually over three years and are designed to help faculty conduct scholarly research and remain leaders in their field.
From Africa to Iceland, May X offers students an intensive learning opportunity and the chance to explore the world.