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Ashley Thompson presents INBRE research

A new biosensor to help detect a genetic disease. The potentially carcinogenic effects of common herbicides. This sort of research may sound like the domain of large biomedical research labs, but it’s being conducted right here on the Converse campus. And some of the researchers aren’t old enough to drive. This summer, seven research teams…
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Sunitha Raj, artistic director at Nrithyanjali School of Dance in Greenville, teaches a class to students in Converse College's Lawson Academy of the Arts. Photo credit: Tim Kimzey of the Spartanburg Herald-Journal

New creative juices are flowing at Converse College’s Lawson Academy of the Arts, where three acclaimed dance instructors are helping re-launch the dance program with a focus on international genres. This fall, they will teach classes for children and adults in Indian dance, Latin-inspired Ballroom, and African Dance and Drumming. Online registration opens Aug. 1.…
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Rendering of new junior suites housing at Converse College, to open fall 2017

Over the coming months, new suite-style junior housing will begin to rise on the east corridor of the back campus quad. The 120-student-bed facility will open in fall 2017, bringing the next phase of Converse College’s Housing Master Plan to fruition. “The 10-year Housing Master Plan was designed to impact every residence hall on campus,…
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Sarhel Franklin Our House piece at Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the Spartanburg Downtown Library

Sarhel Franklin and Maggie Riedy both placed at the 4th Annual Juried Art Exhibition at the Spartanburg Downtown Library. Sarhel, a double major in Studio Art and Politics, won the Merit Award for her piece titled "Our House". Maggie is a Studio Art and English double major with a Secondary Education minor and an Art…
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Why Elisa Gonzalez chose Converse

We can't get enough of freshman Elisa Gonzalez's post about why she decided to make Converse her home. "I’m going to school with girls that have different values, different opinions, different styles, and come from different families than mine. I totally dig that. I don’t want to be around people who are all like me." Read…
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Floating by Sarah Burns Bowers

Not all Art Education majors end up in the front of a classroom. Sarah Burns Bowers ‘07 is going against the grain as she joins a group of artists at the Christenberry Collection, an online art gallery. Building an art business is not an easy feat, but Sarah is building her foundation for success on…
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