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Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Miles Hauser ’19! He is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Miles wins a private study room in the library for the month of March. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]

88 Keys: A Grand Obsession

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display called “88 Keys: A Grand Obsession.”  Titles include: Piano: The Making of a Steinway Concert Grand – In this captivating narrative, James Barron of The New York Times tells the story of one Steinway piano, from raw lumber to finished instrument. Barron follows that brand-new piano-known […]

The Sun Does Shine – CLP

An Evening with Anthony Ray Hinton Date:  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 Time:  7:00 – 8:30 pm Location:  McAlister Auditorium Reserve a Seat Anthony Ray Hinton  spent thirty years on death row for a crime he did not commit. Wrongly convicted in the state of Alabama for two capital murders with erroneous evidence and inadequate representation, Hinton was eventually exonerated […]

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 March) comfy lounge chair large study table with 4 chairs bookcase to […]

Overlooked No More

Since 1851, The New York Times has published thousands of obituaries, capturing the lives and legacies of people who have influenced the world in which we live. But many important figures were left out. These remarkable black men and women never received obituaries in The New York Times – until now. Their stories have been […]

She Loves Me

  The latest display in the Maxwell Music Library features the Furman University Lyric Theatre’s presentation of “She Loves Me.” Mark your calendars for this CLP on Thursday, Feb. 14, and Saturday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium An intimate and touching show, “She Loves Me” features music by Jerry Bock and Sheldon […]

Is your FU upside down?

The Chinese character 福, fu (pronounced “foo”), means ‘good fortune.’ A popular custom during Chinese New Year is to hang the character upside down as a play on words. The word for “upside down” is a homophone of “to arrive” in nearly all forms of Chinese. This pun means that good fortune is arriving! One of the […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

Congratulations to Jackie White (’19)! She is the lucky winner of the Scholar of the Month contest.  As Scholar of the Month, Jackie wins a private study room in the library for the month of February. Perks of the private study room: • floor-to-ceiling dry erase wall • large study table with 4 chairs • super-duper […]

Raging Against Aging

A new display in the Sanders Science Library highlights aging and longevity. Titles include: Chips, clones, and living beyond 100 : how far will the biosciences take us? Ending aging : the rejuvenation breakthroughs that could reverse human aging in our lifetime  Long for this world : the strange science of immortality The long tomorrow […]

Joseph Vaughn Event: Jan. 29

FURMAN TO HONOR FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN STUDENT WITH JOSEPH VAUGHN EVENT from Furman News, by Ron Wagner ’93, Senior Writer A black-and-white picture of Joseph Vaughn ’68 standing on the stairs in front of the James B. Duke Library, books in his left hand, eyes facing forward, is an iconic representation of desegregation at Furman. Vaughn became the […]