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Holidays on the Autism Spectrum

A short feature with a list of tips to help people with autism, and their loved ones, better navigate the holidays.
26-Nov-2019 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

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10 Steps to a More Sustainable Christmas

A consumer-friendly listicle.
26-Nov-2019 10:35 AM EST Add to Favorites

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How to Win the Black Vote

In this short piece, race politics specialist Teresa Cosby explains what black voters are looking for in a candidate.
14-Nov-2019 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Physics professors patent device that could revolutionize diabetes management

The 'optical glucometer' is able to measure glucose levels by taking a specialized photo of the eye with sophisticated infrared sensors, eliminating the need for needles, blood or physical contact of any kind.
14-Oct-2019 4:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Amazon Studios gets body image right in 'Brittany Runs a Marathon'

When she saw the trailer for the movie “Brittany Runs a Marathon,” psychologist and body image researcher Kerstin Blomquist’s first thought was, “Oh, no. They’re doing it again!” Blomquist studies how to prevent disordered eating and how...
18-Sep-2019 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Could Johnny Tremain be gay?

This feature story describes education professor Scott Henderson's published research on Johnny Tremain.
16-Sep-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$3.4 Million Gift Will Help At-Risk Students Stay in College

Furman University has received a $3.4 million gift to support the school’s nationally recognized Bridges to a Brighter Future, a college access program for high school students whose greatest challenges exist outside the classroom.
31-Aug-2010 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Google's Digitization Efforts Building on Work of Furman Professor, Others

The work of Furman classics professor Christopher Blackwell and Harvard's Center for Hellenic Studies in digitizing the Venetus A manuscript recently was cited by Google.
30-Jul-2010 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Furman University is a national liberal arts and sciences university in Greenville, South Carolina, offering rigorous academics, broad research opportunities, a robust visual and performing arts program and NCAA Division I athletics. Our student body represents many different cultural, religious, sexual, gendered and intellectual backgrounds and abilities. In 2019, Furman ranked No. 5 in "Most Innovative Schools" and No. 12 in "Best Undergraduate Teaching" among national liberal arts universities.

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