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The Trump administration and Iranian nuclear enrichment

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The United States is to blame for the escalating tensions between the U.S. and Iran, and for Iran’s likelihood for developing a nuclear weapon in the near future, according to Furman University’s Akan Malici, a politics and international affairs professor. Citing Iran’s homeland security concerns, President Trump’s pull back from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), and the little-known U.S. coup against Iran in 1953, Malici says it’s rational for Iran to move toward a nuclear approach to defend itself. Read more in his commentary published on Informed Comment.

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A Record-Breaking Giving Tuesday

The Furman family celebrated this year’s Giving Tuesday with a record number of dollars raised during the event.

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FSO and Oratorio Chorus present Handel’s ‘Messiah’

The performance takes place at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in McAlister Auditorium. Tickets are $5-$20.

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Furman professor elected fellow of AAAS

Chemist George Shields is the 11th faculty member at Furman to become a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Furman plays role in NSF grant to advance women in STEM

Advancing STEM Careers by Empowering Network Development involves six partner institutions and up to 75 participants from colleges and universities across three regions.