Furman University Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Are kids getting smarter, or grades getting easier?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    According to an analysis done by Stuart Rojstaczer, an author and former Duke professor, and Chris Healy, a Furman University computer science professor, a shift in thinking is behind the higher grades, which is known as grade inflation. The University of California San Diego was the only local college included in the report.

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  2. Middletown South Routs Red Bank Catholic Behind Sullivan's Four Home RunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... with three of their own in the bottom half of the inning on a three-run clout by Casey first baseman and Furman University commit Tess Griswold to tie the game at 3-3. But the Eagles (4-1, 3-1) broke the game wide open with four runs in the second ...

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  3. Daun Hand StuartRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2016 | The Mountaineer Publishing Company

    Daun Hand Stuart, 56, of Summerville, South Carolina, wife of Robert Bruce Stuart, entered into eternal rest Thursday, April 7, 2016. Daun was born Aug. 29, 1959, in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of Clelia Garrison Hand and the late Charles Albert Hand Jr. She graduated from the College of Charleston, class of 1981, where she received her B.F.A degree in music education, and got her graduate hours from Furman University, University of S.C, Duquesne University, Winthrop University, Appalachian State University and Leonard School of Music.

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  4. Lee Announces Ryan "Bubba" Smith Men's Basketball Head CoachRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Chattanoogan.com

    ... feel he is the right man to lead our program and can't wait for him to get started." Smith, a graduate of Furman University, enjoyed a four-year basketball career with the Paladins. He was a four-year letterman and team captain during his junior and ...

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  5. Strand Tennis: Prestwick's Playmaker Tennis Academy is a winnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Horry Independent

    ... University of North Carolina, University of Michigan, University of South Carolina, Clemson University, Furman University, College of Charleston, Wofford College, Kennesaw State University and the U.S. Naval Academy-Annapolis. After teaching tennis ...

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  6. Furman opens finance and business analytics labRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Charleston Business Journal

    Furman University opened the Joe and Diana Hurley Finance and Business Analytics Lab , a 600-square-foot, high-tech space that will allow students to track current events and issues in the business world in real time. The lab is located in Hipp Hall and features dual-screen Bloomberg terminals, a stock ticker , several flat panel displays flanking wood-paneled walls, and large atomic clocks showing times for major trading cities around the globe.

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  7. Drinking Is Allowed (and Encouraged) at the Prima Volta OperaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... non-profit Prima Volta originally founded in 2013 by Diemer and three of her colleagues while attending Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina for undergraduate school will premiere "Buddha and the Wave." The commissioned song by Dr. Mark ...

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  8. Max Kiner, Bellhops Campus Director for Clemson area.Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | FOX Carolina

    ... and beer," Kinser said. The company moved into the area two years ago, but just recently expanded to the Furman University area of Greenville County. "All of our employees are college students-so it's very useful to have them working where they ...

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  9. Furman Singers to perform free concert at First BaptistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Rome News

    The 85-voice Furman Singers from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, will present a free concert at the First Baptist Church of Rome, 100 East Fourth Avenue, on March 6 starting at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

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  10. A Weekend with Morten LauridsenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Random Connections

    This past week Furman University and First Baptist Church of Greenville have played host to composer Morten Lauridsen . Lauridsen taught several master classes at Furman, then worked with the choir from First Baptist and the Cantus Chamber Choir from the South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts.

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  11. McGee: Funds, new programs focus for South Piedmont Community CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Anson Record

    ... for five years before moving on to Meredith College as vice president for eight years. He then went to Furman University as vice president for five years before landing at his last job as the president of Wingate University in 1992. McGee retired ...

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  12. Lambert named BPW Tri-County Woman of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Easley Progress

    ... degree in psychology and counseling from Troy State University. She received her bachelor's degree from Furman University. She is a member of the Clemson-Calhoun Rotary Club and also participates as an advisor and mentor for Clemson University Kappa ...

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  13. Most CommentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Catoosa County News

    ... Stetson University where he previously served as head basketball coach for 11 years. He is a graduate of Furman University and Wake Forest University School of Law. He practiced law briefly at an Atlanta law firm before joining Stetson as assistant ...

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  14. For wine mogul David Trone, congressional race is unfinished businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Washington Post

    ... "And my mom divorced my dad, rightfully so." Trone had planned on law school after studying government at Furman University in South Carolina. Instead, he borrowed money to attend Wharton business school at the University of Pennsylvania. By the ...

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  15. Create a hardcopy of this pageRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2016 | Catoosa County News

    ... Stetson University where he previously served as head basketball coach for 11 years. He is a graduate of Furman University and Wake Forest University School of Law. He practiced law briefly at an Atlanta law firm before joining Stetson as assistant ...

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  16. Osian Roberts back on Anglesey to launch autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2016 | IcNorthWales

    ... first Welshmen to be recruited for a soccer scholarship in the United States when he swapped Anglesey for Furman University in South Carolina. He then played in the American Professional League for the New Mexico Chillies in Albuquerque but soon ...

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  17. Ita s never been easier to get an A in a college classRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | MarketWatch

    A's were the most common grade on college campuses in 2013, accounting for 45% of grades awarded to students, according to an analysis of grade data at more than 80 schools by Stuart Rojstaczer, an independent researcher, and Chris Healy, a computer science professor at Furman University. By contrast, college students were most likely to get C's leading up to the Vietnam War, accounting for about 35% of grades awarded.

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  18. Furman Singers to perform free concert at First BaptistRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Rome News

    The 85-voice Furman Singers from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, will present a free concert at the First Baptist Church of Rome, 100 East Fourth Avenue, on March 6 starting at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

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  19. The REAL Children's CemeteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | Random Connections

    Duncan Chapel Cemetery near Furman University is often called "The Children's Cemetery." It's rumored to be haunted, and paranormal investigators have left toys on the headstones to engage the spirits of the children.

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  20. Why colleges hand out so many A gradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | SFGate

    ... report on grade inflation from Stuart Rojstaczer , a former Duke University professor, using data he and Furman University Professor Chris Healy collected. Analyzing 70 years of transcript records from more than 400 schools, the researchers found ...

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