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Picturing Nature

Art has long been incredibly important to the development of science. The current exhibit in the Sanders Science Library, “Picturing Nature: The History of Scientific Illustration,” highlights a sampling of the books in our collection that chronicle the history of anatomical sketches, botanical paintings, and biological drawings. The Art of Natural History: Illustrated Treatises and […]

Interactive Books on Display

Recent Acquisitions in Book Arts, Fine Printing, and Artists’ Books Special Collections and Archives have always been interested in the form of the book as a physical object and the ways in which authors, publishers, artists, and printers collaborate to create printed works, in large and small quantities. Artists’ books use the form of the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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.

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 […]

Furman Singers Scrapbooks

Furman Singers Scrapbooks Founded in 1946, Furman Singers is one of the premier collegiate ensembles in America. The group tours across the United States and Europe, showcasing a repertoire that covers everything from Renaissance motets to the finest choral music of the 20th century. Each year since 1970, the Furman Singers compile a scrapbook documenting […]