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UA In the News — Aug. 5

Students move in at University of Alabama
Tuscaloosa News – Aug. 4
The University of Alabama move team crew helped unload hundreds of vehicles of new students arriving for early move-in at UA in Tuscaloosa. on Thursday.
Tuscaloosa News (gallery) – Aug. 4
Fox 6 (Birmingham) – Aug. 4
WSFA-NBC 12 (Montgomery) – Aug. 4
WVUA (Tuscaloosa) – Aug. 4
 
Culverhouse graduate, mother of three reflects on unique path to degree
Fox 6 (Birmingham) – Aug. 4
As graduates walk the stage at the Capstone this weekend, one graduate has a story of determination.
 
Why some voters simply won’t cast a ballot for a woman (radio interview)
SCPR.org – Aug. 4
Few times in the history of the United States, if ever, have we seen a presidential election with two more polarizing candidates. (Julie Zauzmer, religion reporter for the Washington Post; she tweets @JulieZauzmer; Nichole Bauer, assistant professor of political science at the University of Alabama.)
KPCC-FM (Los Angeles) (Southern California Public Radio) – Aug. 4
 
Is Shanghai’s Appetite for Sand Killing China’s Biggest Lake?
Pulitzer Center – Aug. 4
Times are good for Fey Wei Dong. A genial, middle-aged businessman based in Hangzhou, Fey says he is raking in the equivalent of $225,000 a year from trading in the humblest of commodities: sand. I met Fey recently in a fishing village on Poyang Lake, China’s biggest freshwater lake and an essential haven for millions of migratory birds and several endangered species … “I couldn’t believe it when we did the calculations,” says David Shankman, a University of Alabama geographer and one of the study’s authors.
 

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