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Merl Code

Moral Code

Furman Trustee Emeritus Merl Code has received the Visionary Leadership Award from the Community Foundation and TOWN magazine.

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It’s the ‘Year of the Woman’ in politics, but which side will that help?

Furman Politics and International Affairs Professor Danielle Vinson weighs in on a story appearing in The Columbus Dispatch. The piece explores what the ‘Year of the Woman’ in politics will mean for women voters and women running for Congress. Said Vinson, “[The Supreme Court confirmation hearing] has the potential to activate women in some ways […]

chronic wasting disease

South Carolina wildlife officials consider new hunting rule to keep deadly deer disease at bay

Chronic wasting disease isn’t just bad for the animals it infects, it can also affect the very ecosystems on which the animals depend. CWD disease is a contagious, neurological illness affecting deer, elk, and moose populations throughout North America, according to a report in Greenville Journal. While South Carolina wildlife populations have been spared, state Department […]