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Newly Named Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities Casts Wide Net

Furman University has announced the Shi Institute for Sustainable Communities, a hub composed of three centers aimed at addressing sustainability solutions across education, research and leadership. Formerly known as the David E. Shi Center for...
27-Oct-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Krebs Cycle replication offers new clues to life’s origins

Furman University chemistry graduate and first-year Emory Ph.D. candidate Trent Stubbs authors a new study in Nature Chemistry that may fundamentally alter humanity's understanding of the origin of life on Earth and where else in the universe it may...
12-Oct-2020 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Unfounded fear helps fuel police violence

Research shows that policing is a relatively safe job, but fear stoked by and among officers put black lives in danger.
24-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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After the Protests: How Communities Can Make Systemic Change

How Black Lives Matter commemorations can create lasting change in communities
24-Jun-2020 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Pausing during the pandemic

Short consumer article with advice and tips for using the pandemic down time to reflect on who and what you want to be.
2-Apr-2020 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why social distancing is so difficult; how research explains our behavior

John McArthur, an expert on social distancing, explains why the behavior is so difficult, and how we can convince ourselves to do it anyway.
18-Mar-2020 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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For Valentine's Day, 5 Tips for a Better Relationship

Frank Provenzano, a Furman University instructor in psychology and a clinical psychologist for more than 40 years, offers five key relationships tips for any intimate partnership.
6-Feb-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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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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