Pee Dee high schools compete in regional math tournament

Christian McMillan, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

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Francis Marion University’s math department hosted the thirty-eighth annual Pee Dee Regional High School Mathematics Tournament on Tuesday Dec. 2, in the McNair Science Facility from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tournament is hosted...

Psychology department holds poster fair

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

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The Psychology Poster Fair was held by the Psychology department on Monday, Dec. 1. The purpose of the poster fair was for students to showcase their findings on an extensive experiment that says “chunking” occurs in spatial...

Alumnae receive psychology awards

Lauren Cole, Staff Writer

January 14, 2015

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On Nov. 24, two Francis Marion University (FMU) graduates were presented with awards by the psychology department. Jennifer Elkins (’95, ’98) and Melinda Fuller (’95, ’98) are graduates of the FMU Master of Science...

FMU students attend conference in Ind.

Rebecca Cross, Managing Editor

January 14, 2015

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Three Francis Marion University (FMU) business students traveled to Indianapolis, Ind., to attend a Beta Gamma Sigma Student Leadership Forum. During the Nov. 6 – Nov. 9 university-sponsored trip, April Gainey, Eimon Heywood...

Dooley Planetarium gets NASA upgrade

Tracy Howard, Staff Writer

January 12, 2015

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New projector at FMU gives enhanced glimpse of the universe             As part of a nearly $800,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Dooley Planetarium at Francis Marion Uni...

Student playwrights wanted for 4Plays

Contributed Article from Dr. Jon Tuttle

November 22, 2014

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Two years ago, Francis Marion University’s (FMU) V-Week committee sponsored The 4Plays, an evening of short, student-written plays dealing with sexual health and identity. They were so successful and well-attended that they...

FMU “thinks like a man”

Katrina Moses, Staff Writer

November 22, 2014

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There was banter and laughter heard on the first floor of the Leatherman Science Facility Thursday, Nov. 13, as students gave their opinion on relationships, with Sigma Gamma Rho's “Think like a Man” event. Athavia Melvin,...

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