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Dr. Johnny Hill’s Publications

The Student Diversity Council (SDC), Mere Christianity Forum (MCF), and the Furman NAACP would like to invite you to an upcoming CLP. Furman will be hosting Dean Johnny Hill. He will address current events of injustice facing our world today including significant moments charged with racial and religious complexity like the riots in Charlottesville, VA and the assassination of 9 […]

I Love You for Yourself: CLP

CLP: Princeton’s Alexander Nehamas on Love and Friendship Wednesday, January 24, 2018, 5 – 6:30pm Johns Hall 101 This lecture, entitled “Metaphors in Life: ‘I Love You for Yourself,’” will be part of the Tocqueville Program’s lecture series on “Love, Friendship, and Politics.” In it, one of the nation’s most distinguished philosophers will examine what […]

Win a private study room!

The library has created a private, upgraded study room reserved for the “Scholar of the Month” and their friends.  Perks include: exclusive access to the upgraded study room for one month (think of it as your own office in the library for the month of February!) floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall comfy lounge chair large study table […]

Libraries Closed Wed. open 11:00am Thur.

Furman University will be closed all day Wednesday, January 17, and the libraries are closed. On Thursday, January 18, Furman University will delay opening the campus until 11:00 a.m.  The libraries will open at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday.  Classes will resume at 11:30 a.m. Students should use caution while walking on campus. Students, faculty, and […]

Newly Activated Database Trials

AP: The Middle East Bureaus Collection With stories stemming from Jerusalem, Ankara, Beirut, and their surrounding areas, these records include news stories in the form of typescript carbons or wire copy. Among the most covered topics are military operations, civil and global wars, diplomacy, refugees, cultural clashes, and terrorism, providing dynamic, real-time insights from the […]

He Continues to Make a Difference CLP

Lesléa Newman, writer, poet, editor, and advocate, will visit the campus of Furman University on February 1st. Newman is the author of 70 books for readers of all ages, including A Letter to Harvey Milk; October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard; I Carry My Mother; The Boy Who Cried Fabulous; Ketzel, The Cat Who […]

Student Diversity Photo Contest Winners

In October 2017, the Furman Libraries and Center for Inclusive Communities launched the Furman Student Diversity Photography Contest. They sought digital photographs that represented what diversity and inclusion looked like to Furman students. In addition to the photographs, students were asked to submit a brief description that told the story of the photograph. Staff and […]

On Display: Supercool(ed) Animals

A new display in the Sanders Science Library called “Supercool(ed) Animals: An Appreciation for Winter Survival Strategies” includes the following titles: Winter world : the ingenuity of animal survival Ravens in winter Behavior of North American mammals Life in the cold : an introduction to winter ecology The biology of small mammals The beaver : […]

MLK Holiday Schedule

In observance of the national holiday in Dr. King’s honor, the James B. Duke Library will be operating on an adjusted schedule. January 14       Sunday       10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. January 15       Monday       10:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. A selection of books by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in the […]

Reflect Upon Your Vocational Choices

The mission of Furman University’s Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection is to provide resources for students, alumni, faculty, and staff to reflect upon their vocational choices through three essential questions: Who am I—most authentically? What do I believe—most deeply? What does the world need—​from me? As Kate Hofler Dabbs wrote in the Furman News on August […]