UA In the News — May 30

  • May 30th, 2019

Elon Musk angers stargazers as his ‘constellation’ blocks out space view
Business Insider – May 30
People around the world have been gearing up to watch Space X’s Starlink ‘ satellite train’ whip across the sky … Bill Keel, an astronomer at the University of Alabama, told AFP that it’s not just optical astronomers that are concerned.
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Japan Today – May 30
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The Hindu – May 30
ECN Mag – May 29

If only we had heard from Robert Mueller before William Barr’s spin
All USA News Hub – May 29
Impeaching a U.S. president might not be the be all end all for their career. Not only can a president remain in office after impeachment, but even see higher approval ratings. We explain. (Joyce White Vance, a professor at the University of Alabama School of Law, served as the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama from 2009 to 2017. Follow her on Twitter: @JoyceWhiteVance)
Yahoo! – May 29
Naples Daily News (Florida) – May 29
The Coloradoan – May 29
The Daily American (Somerset, Pennsylvania) – May 29
USA Today – May 29
Moundville to host ‘Saturday in the Park’ with study of Native Americans
Tuscaloosa News – May 29
The Saturday in the Park program series at the University of Alabama’s Moundville Archaeological Park returns Saturday, giving local residents a chance to explore the lives of West Alabama’s Native Americans.

Dancing With the Stars Champ Jordan Fisher Is Engaged: Inside His Romantic Proposal
E! – May 29
Congratulations are in order for Jordan Fisher. The Dancing With the Stars season 25 champ is engaged to his longtime love Ellie Woods … As for their future plans, the two told the publication they hope to have a year-long engagement so Woods, 20, can finish up school at the University of Alabama and begin work as a clinical nutritionist.
Brinkwire – May 29
Hollywood Life – May 29
ExtraTV – May 29
Daily Mail – May 29
US Magazine – May 29
BYU Law to Host Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference
Fox 40 (Binghamton, New York) – May 29
BYU Law School today announced it will host the Fifth Biennial Emerging Immigration Scholars Conference June 7-8, 2019 … and “New Frontiers in Immigration Law Scholarship,” moderated by Shalini Ray, an immigration law scholar from Culverhouse Law at University of Alabama.
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WBOC 16 (Delmarva) – May 29

Students Taking Action To Reduce Distracted Driving
Gulf Coast News Today – May 29
The numbers are frightening. Each year more than 400,000 people are injured, more than 3,000 die (the majority being young people), and all in accidents caused by a distracted driver … Recent student-led programs took place this past spring at a number of schools, including the University of Alabama, Foley High School and Elberta High School.

Canon Solutions America Supports The University of Alabama On Launch Of New Printing Services Program, Print Camp 2019
What They Think – May 30
Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc. is proud to support The University of Alabama’s first-ever Print Camp, a program led by the university’s printing services director, Tom McLeod.
ABC 7 (Punt Gordon, Florida) – May 30
2 News (Reno, Nevada) – May 29

Five things to do in Tuscaloosa this weekend
Tuscaloosa News – May 30
No. 3: The Rude Mechanicals, Tuscaloosa’s free Shakespeare in the park company, will start its 17th season with the problem play “Measure for Measure.” Performances will be at 8 p.m. nightly through Saturday. Pre-show music begins at 7:30 p.m., and each performance runs about 90 minutes. The plays are presented by UA faculty, students, staff, alumni and Tuscaloosa residents. Performances will be held in the lower level at the Park at Manderson Landing, off Jack Warner Parkway. Audience members are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets, and insect repellent. In case of inclement weather, the performance will be in the Allen Bales Theatre, UA Campus, Rowand-Johnson Hall, Stadium Drive. Updates will be posted on The Rude Mechanicals Facebook page. For more information, call 348-0343.

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