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Campus as an Arboretum
Since 2014, Furman’s campus has operated as a Level I certified arboretum. It is named after the late George G. Willis Jr, a 1948 graduate.
March 29, 2022 | By Noah Chmil
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Furman Launches Multi-Factor Authentication for Microsoft 365
ITS moves to enable two-factor authentication for Outlook and other services.
March 25, 2022 | By Victoria Kalau
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8 Years Later: The On-Going Furman Landscaping Project
For 8 years, Furman has been working on remodeling and re-landscaping its iconic mall and entrance. 
March 02, 2022 | By Noah Chmil
Katelyn Powell
No Longer Necessary – Furman Lifts its Two-Year Mask Mandate
Furman finally allows optional masking in all spaces, including academic buildings.
Feb. 28, 2022 | By Hallie Shuler
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President Davis Breaks Ground on South Housing Renovation
February 12 marked the official beginning of renovating freshmen housing.
Feb. 18, 2022 | By Victoria Kalau
Caroline Kuhnert
Increasing Bike Theft On-Campus
Are bikes not as safe on campus as we thought?
Feb. 07, 2022 | By Hallie Shuler
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SGA Community Dialogue and Petition
It’s time for students to take charge of their education -- and with that comes community dialogue and ‘petitions’ to make voices heard. 
Feb. 04, 2022 | By Josephine Geraghty
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Staffing Changes to Center for Inclusive Communities
Following departure of Director of the CIC, Deborah Allen, Connie Carson announces further personnel changes and plans for the Spring semester.
Feb. 04, 2022 | By Helena Aarts
SGA Petition Generates Community Dialogue
Talks for the petition first began among members of the 51st SGA Council after Sophomore Class Representative Meredith Ervin presented her thoughts at the first council meeting this semester.
Feb. 01, 2022 | By Lauren Krotz
The Music Department’s Response to “Black @ Furman” Instagram Posts  
In 2020, @BlackatFurmanUni shared experiences of racism within the Furman community. The Department of Music shares the result of their investigation following posts indicating discrimination by music faculty.
Jan. 31, 2022 | By Reilly Murtaugh
Furman Announces Large South Housing Construction Project
Furman students were made aware of a new planned South Housing construction project in an email from President Davis on Thursday, January 13. 
Jan. 28, 2022 | By Noah Chmil
Professional Bull Riding Comes to Greenville
INTERVIEW WITH PBR RIDER BRYAN TITMAN
Jan. 22, 2022 | By Scotty Bryan
WINTER STORM IZZY DAMAGES NORTH VILLAGE APARTMENTS
Siding and soffit broke off North Village buildings A, B and C after high-speed wind gusts.
Jan. 16, 2022 | By Jack Buehner
Departmental Actions to Meet Strategic Diversity Plan
The SDP was shared with the community in early 2021 and provided overarching institutional goals. In a series of presentations last summer, University departments shared specific actions to meet the SDP goals.
Dec. 01, 2021 | By Emma Johnston
Giving Tuesday, A Furman Tradition
To end Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, Furman participates in Giving Tuesday to help fund its many organizations.
Nov. 30, 2021 | By Victoria Kalau
Protest on Campus: Student Response to Racial Bias Incidents
Following the recent appearance of white nationalist stickers and defacement of BLM flags, student leaders led a protest on the Joseph Vaughn Plaza.
Nov. 22, 2021 | By Reilly Murtaugh
Tom Keith Lynching Memorial Marker Unveiled On University Property
Mr. Keith was lynched by a white mob near Roe Ford Road on August 16, 1899.
Nov. 22, 2021 | By Price St. Clair
Racial Reckoning Revisits Campus with Bias Incidents
Defaced BLM flags and white nationalist stickers found on campus lead University to offer $1,000 reward for information.
Nov. 19, 2021 | By Helena Aarts
Students to Receive Payment from Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)
Furman Enrollment Services sent out an email last week entailing how to get the $400 grant.
Nov. 16, 2021 | By Noah Chmil
First-Year Student Harmed by Anti-LGBTQIA+ Bias Incidents
“I felt unsafe. This felt like I was being targeted,” explained the first-year student who experienced the bias incidents.
Nov. 15, 2021 | By Helena Aarts
Kappa Kappa Gamma Eta Alpha Chapter to Leave Campus April 2022
In an email sent out to the Greek community, Ashley Baudoin outlined Kappa’s honorable and temporary leave from campus.
Nov. 10, 2021 | By Victoria Kalau
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