May 8, 2020

5/4/20

Breitbart
Poll: Donald Trump, Joe Biden tied in Texas
Daron Shaw, Government 
Community Impact Newspaper
Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth businesses react to fewer COVID-19 restrictions
Texas Politics Project
Harvard Business Review
Starting a new job – remotely
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
5/5/20
WBUR
The coronavirus’ impact on global supply chains
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
Community Impact Newspaper
Most people contracting coronavirus in Travis County are those still going to work, health officials say
Eric Tang, AADS
San Antonio Current
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott caught on recording saying reopening will increase spread of coronavirus
Texas Politics Project 
WNYC
Race and the pandemic
Peniel Joseph, History 
The Daily Texan
Texans continue debate on mail-in ballots before summer runoff elections
Texas Politics Project
 
5/6/20
The New York Review
The covid-19 ‘infowhelm’
Heather Houser, English
 
New York Business Journal
These are the business experts guiding Austin leaders through the financial chaos from Covid-19
Eric Tang, AADS and IUPRA
Waco Tribune-Herald
Houston Chronicle
Texans worry about economy but fear virus more

Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
Breitbart
Poll: 7-in-10 Texas voters oppose increasing legal immigration to the US
Texas Politics Project
 
CNN International
The pandemic is putting America’s civil rights legacy at risk
Peniel Joseph, History
 
Magnolia State Live
Which U.S. president would you choose to fight pandemic? You might be surprised by historians’ picks
H.W. Brands, History 
BBC
Will we ever shake hands again?
Cristine Legare, Psychology
5/7/20
Austin American-Statesman
Do our leaders want us to follow the law or not?
Texas Politics Project
Texas Tribune
How gun control advocates plan to make Texas a top political priority in 2020
Texas Politics Project
 
San Antonio Express-News
Most Texans aren’t ready for a reopening
Texas Politics Project
 
5/8/20
Austin American-Statesman
Coronavirus in Texas: Austin congressman gets federal bailout money for car dealership
Bethany Albertson, Government
The Texas Tribune
Texas passes grim threshold, marking more than 1,000 COVID-19 fatalities
Mark Hayward, Sociolgy 

May 1, 2020

4/25/20

Texas Tribune
Coronavirus in Texas: Poor ZIP codes in Harris County hit hardest by coronavirus, according to report
Texas Politics Project

KXAN
Health and the economic threats of COVID-19 weigh heavily on Texas’ mind
Texas Politics Project
 
Texas Tribune
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Longview News-Journal
Texas voters: Gov. Greg Abbott is doing better on the economy and coronavirus than Trump
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project
Texas Tribune
Everything we learned from the latest University of Texas/Texas Tribune poll
Jim Henson, Josh Blank and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project
Texas Tribune
Trump narrowly leads Biden in presidential race in Texas, UT/TT Poll find
Jim Henson, Josh Blank and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project 
Austin American-Statesman
The politics behind Abbott’s most consequential decision

Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
 
KBTX
San Antonio Current
Only 23% of Texas registered voters approve of the job Congress is doing — and that’s an improvement over 18% in February
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
 
San Antonio Express-News
The peak in COVID-19 cases hasn’t arrived, people, stay home

Texas Politics Project
 
4/26/20
Texas Tribune
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Progrexas

Texas voters overwhelmingly approve of business closures, stay-at-home orders despite blow to state’s economy, says UT/TT Poll

Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project
 
Austin American-Statesman
We are one another’s lifeboats

Tom Palaima, Classics
 
4/27/20
Texas Tribune
Fox 29
A governor balancing noisy resistance to staying at home with the rest of his political base
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
 
Dallas Observer
Texas’ response to the coronavirus pandemic is about to enter a new phase

Daron Shaw, Government
 
NBC
Decades after resettlement, Cambodian refugees vulnerable to prison-to-deportation pipeline

Eric Tang, AADS
 
CBS Austin
Texas voters overwhelmingly approve of business closures, stay-at-home orders
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project
 CBS Austin
Texas Tribune
Before Texas can safely re-open its economy, health experts say these 4 things must happen

Texas Politics Project
 
Texas Tribune
Watch Gov. Greg Abbott detail plans to reopen Texas economy during coronavirus pandemic

Texas Politics Project
 
Fox 7 Austin
Discussing results of new University of Texas-Texas Tribune poll on COVID-19
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
 
Vice
It wears on your soul’: COVID has created an abortion nightmare in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
4/28/20
Houston Chronicle
Coronavirus live updates: Hidalgo announces expanded testing; Trump touts Houston
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
 
ABC 13
Do you think it’s too soon to reopen Texas?
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project
 
Laredo Morning Times
Majority of Texas voters in favor of coronavirus restrictions, UT/Texas Tribune poll finds

Texas Politics Project
 
Texas Tribune
Progrexas
TribCast, special edition: Our pollsters analyze the latest UT/TT Poll on coronavirus in Texas
Josh Blank and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project
 
Texas Tribune
Analysis: Reopening Texas during a pandemic, cautiously and slowly

Texas Politics Project
Vox
How anxiety changes political behavior

Bethany Albertson, Government
 
4/29/20
Spectrum News
State board approves African American studies High School course despite controversy
Kevin Cokley, AADS and IUPRA
Tyler Morning Telegraph
As economy goes, so may Trump’s reelection chances
Daron Shaw, Government
Waco-Tribune Herald
Pandemic only highlights America’s troubling income inequality
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
The Hill
Poll shows Trump, Biden in tight race in Texas
Texas Politics Project
 
4/30/20
NBC News
Soldier in the Secret War recalls experience 45 years after resettling in U.S.
Eric Tang, AADS
 
San Antonio Express-News
Let’s build a more resilient, fair economy after COVID-19
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
Texas Tribune
As Texas Gov. Greg Abbott phases in reopening, some in his party are testing his rules
Texas Politics Project
 
Texas Tribune
Balancing “caution and pent-up demand”: Texans face health risks and financial woes as state’s battered economy slowly reopens
Texas Politics Project
 
5/1/20
The Hill
Coronavirus crisis could bring new wave of early retirement: report
Olivier Coibion, Economics
Austin Chronicle
After a month of chaos, abortion care returns to Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Texas Monthly
After their semester was cut short, a University of Texas class worked to stage a Shakespeare production over Zoom
James Loehlin, English 
The Washington Spectator
Texas relaxes restrictions as virus marches across the state
Texas Politics Project 
Austin Monthly
Texas’ first legal cannabis dispensary is right here in Austin
Texas Politics Project
 
U.S. News & World Report
Texas begins ‘phased-in’ reopening
Texas Politics Project
Community Impact Newspaper
Richardson residents, business owners react to first day of economy’s reopening
Texas Politics Project
 

April 24, 2020

4/19/20

American Thinker
We will never live as Dhimmis: Stealth cultural Jihad in America
Denise Spellberg, History
 
4/20/20
Gen
Can Joe Biden successfully run a campaign out of his Delaware basement?

H.W. Brands, History
 
NBC News
How Southeast Asian American refugees helped shape America’s resettlement system
Eric Tang, AADS 
Fast Company
Why are there still so many coronavirus skeptics?

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
4/22/20
Russia Beyond
Teaching Russian online from Texas? Da!

Heather Rice, Slavic and Eurasian Studies
Texas Tribune
Sealy News

Coronavirus in Texas: Country jail population shrunk by more than 10000

Texas Politics Project
 
Niskanen Center
Republicans successfully politicized Ebola. Can they do it again in 2020?
Bethany Albertson, Government
 
4/23/20
The Hill
Slow science is better science
Marlone Henderson and Art Markman, Psychology
KVUE
Girl Scouts of Central Texas honors KVUE’s GM, Austin leaders in online Women of Distinction celebration

Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government
4/24/20
The Hill
Biden has slim lead over Trump in Florida in new Fox News poll

Daron Shaw, Government
Texas Tribune
Kens5
News 4 San Antoni
Most Texas voters think coronavirus will be contained “in the next few months,” UT/TT Poll finds

Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
Politico
Texas governor takes heat from his right as he plots careful course on coronavirus
Texas Politics Project
 
Houston Chronicle
Poll: Most Texas voters worry stay-at-home will end too soon

Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
 
WFAA
Inside Texas Politics: TWC could replenish unemployment money with federal loan or COVID-19 funds

Texas Politics Project

Apirl 17, 2020

4/11/20
The Good Men Project
Truly successful people become exceptional at one thing and use the confidence to branch out
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
Abilene Reporter-News
Calling it the ‘Chinese virus’ distracts from addressing public health needs
Ricardo Lowe and Tracie Lowe, IUPRA
 
4/12/20
Wausau Pilot & Review
Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday
Brent Landau, Religious Studies
 
4/13/20
The Texas Observer
What one Texan had to do to get an abortion during the pandemic
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Waco Tribune-Herald
Caller Times

Are we finally seeing science denialism for the death wish that it is?

Heather Houser, English
 
4/14/20
Bloomberg
Trump’s key 2020 states reel under twin blows of virus, job loss
Christopher Wlezien, Government
 
4/15/20
FiveThirtyEight
Americans are skeptical of the government – except when there’s a crisis

Bethany Albertson, Government
 
Brit + Co
10 brilliant WFH productivity tips from organizational psychologist Adam Grant
James Pennebaker, Psychology
 
Erie News Now
Where to look. When to talk. How to get the most out of virtual meetings.
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
News Break
Texas redistricting could be affected by coronavirus-related delays of census
Texas Politics Project
 
San Antonio Express-News
The next pandemic is inevitable, and those racist comments don’t help

Ricardo Lowe and Tracie Lowe, IUPRA
 
The Copper Courier
From AIDS to COVID-19: How history has paved the way for the U.S. response to pandemics

Karma Chavez, Mexican American Studies
 
4/16/20
Armenian Reporter
President Trump’s poll numbers are strengthening
Daron Shaw, Government
 
KEYT
Sorry, I was on mute.’ 5 tips for better video meetings

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
Reform Austin
Will COVID-19 affect Texas’ urbanization trend?

Ricardo Lowe and Tracie Lowe, IUPRA
 
4/17/20
USA Today
America has suffered great loss before. Here’s how we may learn to cope with coronavirus death toll
Mark Atwood Lawrence, History
 
Austin American-Statesman
Abbott faces crosswinds as he prepares plan to reopen Texas

Bethany Albertson, Government
 
Greenwich Times
Biden transformed the vice presidency. Whom can he pick to follow his lead?
Jeremi Suri, History
 
Seeking Alpha
The income method: Combating boredom trading
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
Boston Review
Abortions don’t drain hospital resources
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Chron
Souvenirs: Memories you can hold on to

Sam Gosling, Psychology
 

April 10, 2020

4/4/20
The Washington Post
Texas banned me from providing abortions – using coronavirus as an excuse
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 

4/5/20

The Hill
Booze, peanut butter and guns: Why Americans’ shopping list changed during coronavirus
Marlone Henderson, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
San Antonio Express-News
Psycology Today
Why doing nothing should be considered heroic
Deborah Beck, Classics 
4/6/20
BBC News
Coronavirus: Why healthcare workers are at risk of moral injury

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
The New York Times
Red states are exploiting coronavirus to ban abortion

Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
4/7/20
Thrive Global
How to be happy: 7 science-backed methods

James Pennebaker, Psychology
 
The Union Journal
Coronavirus: Why healthcare workers are at risk of moral injury

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
TIME
COVID-19 could permanently make abortions harder to access nationwide
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Hartford Courant
Red states are exploiting coronavirus to ban abortion

Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Houston Chronicle
Appeals court upholds temporary abortion ban in Texas

Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Snopes
Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday
Brent Landau, Religious Studies
4/8/20
The Intercept
Texas blames abortion for spreading the virus, but it’s the state that has put millions at risk
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
4/9/20
WalletHub
Ask the experts: Grocery credit car shopping tips

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
The Hill
COVID-19 shows why we need misdemeanor criminal justice reform

Annika Olson, IUPRA
 
Progressive
Health care workers are joining veterans in carrying moral injuries

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
The Hill
Trump hits record approval in Fox News poll
Daron Shaw, Government
 
Austin American-Statesman
Calling it the ‘Chinese virus’ distracts from addressing public health needs
Ricardo Lowe and Tracie Lowe, IUPRA
4/10/20
Texas Monthly
The state’s ban isn’t stopping Texans from getting abortions
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 
Fox 7
Dr. Peniel Joseph talk about his book ‘The Sword and the Shield’

Peniel Joseph, History
USA TODAY
New jobs, new homes, new babies: Some feel guilty about celebrating right now. But should they?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
Fox News
The Blaze

Fox News Poll: Biden and Trump now tied in race for White House

Daron Shaw, Government
 
KSAT San Antonio
Texas banned abortion during the pandemic, but she got one anyway. How the legal battle is creating confusion for clinics.
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

April 3, 2020

3/28/20
Fox News
Biden leads Trump, wins high marks for female VP pledge
Daron Shaw, Government
3/29/20

Arizona Republic
Here’s how sports fans can handle COVID-19
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
3/30/20

Fox Wilmington
Biden facing enthusiasm gap even as polls show him topping Trump
Daron Shaw, Government
Breitbart
The College Fix
University of Texas dean connects phrase ‘Chinese virus’ with harassment of Asian American students
Ann Huff Stevens, Dean, College of Liberal Arts

Austin American-Statesman
On coronavirus response, is Abbott leading from behind?
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

3/31/20

Mother Jones
“People were sobbing, people were begging for us to see them anyway”: Texas abortion ban is cruel
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
Vox
Partisanship is the strongest predictor of coronavirus response
Bethany Albertson, Government

New Statesman
Coronavirus and the politics of disgust
David Buss, Psychology

Austin Chronicle
Paxton gets 5th Circuit to reinstate his abortion ban
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

4/1/20

The Enterprisers Project
5 must-read Harvard Business Review articles in April
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
The New York Times
Covid-19 is twisting 2020 beyond all recognition
Bethany Albertson, Government

4/2/20

BayStateBanner
A poem a day keeps the isolation away
Robert Reeves, English
Rewire News
A ‘heartless’ new reality in Texas: Traveling 800 miles for abortion care

Texas Policy Evaluation Project
 

4/3/20

2 Guys on Your Head
The role of identity in processing information
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
PPAI Media
Four tips for holding a more effective video meeting

Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
 
Cleburne Times-Review
Write it down: Historians encourage residents to journal about COVID-19

James Pennebaker, Psychology
 
Spectrum News
US Austin staffer tells peers to stay home and break the chain
Annika Olson, IUPRA
 

March 27, 2020

3/21/20
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Coronavirus in Texas: Gov. Abbott orders closing of bars, restaurants and schools
H.W. Brands, History
The New York Times
American partisanship may find its limits in coronavirus
Bethany Albertson, Government
3/22/20
Houston Chronicle 
Associated Press
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Plague as art: Over the centuries, many kinds of stories
Wayne A. Rebhorn, English
3/23/20
The Concordian
Dealing with an eating disorder during COVID-19
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
Politico
Oil execs to Trump: Whose side are you on?
Texas Politics Project
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Abortions not essential to mother’s health must be halted under order, Texas AG says
Lauren Thaxton, Texas Policy Evaluation Project
Texas Tribune
As coronavirus spreads, some Asian Americans worry their leaders’ language stokes a stigma
Madeline Hsu, History
3/24/20
Washington Post
Abortion providers in Texas scramble after state tells them to stop during pandemic
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project
Raw Story
Oil execs furious with Trump as prices collapse – and it could hurt his re-election hopes
Texas Politics Project
3/25/20
Inside Higher Ed
Equity audits should be commonplace
Annika Olson, Texas Policy Evaluation Project and IUPRA
Niskanen Center
How anxiety and crisis change our political behavior
Bethany Albertson, Government
The Indian Express
Red vs. Blue on coronavirus concern: The gap is still big but closing
Bethany Albertson, Government
3/26/20
NBC
Asian American report over 650 racist acts over last week, data says
Madeline Hsu, History

3/27/20

Fox 7
What’s the potential impact of COVID-19 on America’s future economy?
Jeremi Suri, History

The Liberator Online
To keep property taxes low, Texas will need to reform education
Texas Politics Project

Rewire News
Not the time to play politics’: The false premise behind Texas’ anti-abortion COVID-19 order
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

2 Guys on Your Head
Crisis and guilt
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

March 20, 2020

3/16/20

UC Santa Cruz
Timing is key for parents who want to help children learn at museums, say researchers
Cristine Legare, Psychology
The Bitter Truth
Mirror, Mirror: Dr. Art Markman discusses narcissism personality disorder
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
3/17/20
The New York Times
Food, a basic pleasure, is suddenly fraught
Hi’ilei Hobart, Anthropology
Vox
Coronavirus and the 2020 election: A collapsing economy is a disaster for the incumbent
Christopher Wlezien, Government
3/18/20
USA Today
Detroit Free Press
Does crisis change voting habits? Coronavirus could push voters to candidates they view as trustworthy
Daron Shaw, Government
Health
How to make sure social distancing and self-isolation don’t hurt your mental health
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
FactCheck
No ‘huge red flag that fraud occurred’ in Mass. Primary
Daron Shaw, Government
Texas Monthly
Is climate change denial thawing in Texas?
Texas Politics Project
3/19/20
CNN
An open letter to my peers partying on the beach
Annika Olson, Texas Policy Evaluation Project and IUPRA
Global Health News
Breastfeeding gap’ exists among Mexican-origin women living in Texas
Michelle Eilers, student, Texas Policy Evaluation Project
Bloomberg
Trump pitches wartime president for 2020 after markets fail him
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project
3/20/20
The Conversation
We are entering a recession – but what did we learn from the last one?
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology
San Antonio Express-News
There’s nothing here’ – coronavirus panic clears grocery shelves
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
The Texas Observer
Abortion clinics in Texas rely on traveling doctors: Coronavirus is keeping some of them home
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project
Business Times
Trump labels himself ‘wartime president’ as virus erases market gains
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project
Crain’s Chicago Business
Pritzker looks to freshen up Illinois’ corporate come-ons
Nathan Jensen, Government
The Globe and Mail
Trump flounders in the spotlight while others try to fight the COVID-19 crisis in spite of him
Shannon O’Brien, Government
Austin American-Statesman
In dire times, we’ve rallied together. We can do it again.
Evan Carton, English

March 13, 2020

3/7/20
Austin American Statesman
During the worst pandemic in modern times, Austin shut down for almost a month
Ben Wright and Abena Osseo-Asare; History
PBS
Voter suppression continues 55 years after ‘Bloody Sunday’
Peniel Joseph, History
Austin American-Statesman
For Biden, the middle held on Super Tuesday in Texas
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
3/8/20
Austin American Statesman
Abilene Reporter News
L
ubbock Avalanche-Journal

For senior, health crisis turns into information crisis
Karen Fingerman, Aging & Longevity Center
AOL
The debate over daylight saving time
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
WMRA Public Radio
How important are the black and Latino votes in this election?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government
3/9/20
Houston Chronicle
Beaumont Enterprise
Royce West targets minority voters in U.S. Senate runoff against MJ Hegar
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
3/10/20
The Washington Post
Delaware offered Amazon $4.5 million to locate a new facility there. Guess who wins?Nathan Jensen, Government
VICE
This bill could send women who perform their own abortions to prison for 15 years
Texas Policy Evaluation Project
E&E News
EVs, shale and Trump: 5 takeaways from the oil crash
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project
3/12/20
Governing
Texas Democrats say they can now predict voter preferences
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project
2 Guys on Your Head
Why we want to predict the future (kind of)
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
3/13/20
Harvard Business Review
Give it time before deciding you hate your new job
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO
Deseret News
Politics in the time of COVID-19: Will Trump’s legacy be shaped by the coronavirus crisis?
Jeremi Suri, History
Salt Lake Tribune
Where were you in the great coronavirus crisis?
James Pennebaker, Psychology
Austin American-Statesman
Texas Democrats unveil technological ‘X factor’ for 2020 election
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

March 6, 2020

2/29/20

UT News
Why do we have a Leap Year? Two UT Austin experts explain.
Tom Palaima, Classics 

The Washington Post
Is the African American vote about to fracture or unify?
Tasha Philpot, Government 

3/1/20

The Washington Post
Bernie Sanders has the advantage on Super Tuesday as rivals jockey to hold down his delegate count
Daron Shaw, Government 

3/2/20

npr
Super Tuesday could show just how blue Texas is turning
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fox News
Ahead of Super Tuesday, Democrats bear down on Texas
Eric McDaniel, Government