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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]