Furman University

Furman University is a private, coeducational liberal arts college in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Furman is South Carolina's oldest private university. Founded in 1826, Furman enrolls approximately 2,700 undergraduate and 525 graduate students on its 750-acre (304 ha) campus. The university was named for Richard Furman of Charleston, SC, a prominent minister and president of the first Baptist convention in America, the Triennial Convention.In the South during recent years, Furman University graduates have earned more Ph.D.
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  • Inside Yik Yak, an anonymous sharing app sweeping through colleges

    …, turning into a digital bulletin board. Integral to the service was an up- and downvote feature similar to that of reddit. The more upvotes a “yak,” or Yik Yak message, received, the more prominently it was featured in users’ feeds. Upvotes also increased a user’s “Yakarma,” a rating system that was tied to users’ devices, allowing them to gauge…

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