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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 […]

Win a private study room for a month!

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

Furman Church Music Conference

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to browse the latest exhibit which celebrates church music and organ playing. Materials on display include: More Great Hymns of the Church – The Choirs of Cathedral of St. Paul, Buffalo, Directed by Bruce Neswick The King of Instruments: How Churches Came to Have Organs Church Music in the United States: […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

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

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Visit the Maxwell Music Library to see the latest display which highlights recordings of the Furman Chamber Choir’s annual Festival of Lessons and Carols.

Rock Your Final Exams!

The Furman Library Rocks We know things get stressful during exams. Take a moment to de-stress in the library by decorating a rock. Keep your work of art, give it to a friend, or hide it on campus for an unsuspecting person to find. We hope you rock your finals!

Up All Night in the Science Library

Anytime is the right time to study in the Sanders Science Library during finals week. We’ll be open all night before exam days, so come on over when you need that perfect place to review for exams or finish up term papers. And, as always, the snack fairy arrives at midnight! Sanders Science Library Exam Week […]

Celebrate Bodhi Day

December 8 is Bodhi Day, when Buddhists around the world celebrate Buddha’s attainment of enlightenment under the Bodhi tree. Visit the book display in honor of Bodhi Day in the James B. Duke Library. Selected titles include: The Life of the Buddha Adventures with the Buddha: A Personal Buddhism Reader Buddhism: Introducing the Buddhist Experience […]

Lab Life: Chemists and Their Contributions

Lab Life: Chemists and Their Contributions A new display in the Sanders Science Library highlights biographies of chemists. The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man of Science Walther Nernst: Pioneer of Physics and of Chemistry Master Mind: The Rise and Fall of Fritz Haber, the Nobel Laureate Who Launched the Age […]

Meet the Scholar of the Month

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