July 29, 2014

7/28/14
Daily Texan
United States should act to contain Russia’s proxy wars
Jeremi Suri, history

7/28/14
KUT
Can National Guard Troops Make Arrests Along the Texas Border?
Terri Givens, government

7/28/14
Scripps News Service
Data shows safe border regions before Nat’l Guard deployment
Terri Givens, government

7/29/14
KVUE
Abbott, Davis focus on bolstering ranks before fall finale
Cites Texas Politics/TT poll findings (Jim Henson, Daron Shaw, Joshua Blank)

7/29/14
Houston Chronicle
With 3 months to election, online poll gives Abbott double-digit lead over Davis
Cites Texas Politics/TT poll findings (Jim Henson, Daron Shaw, Joshua Blank)

July 25, 2014

7/24/14
WAMC Academic Minute (podcast)
Parental Involvement in Early Education
Keith Robinson, Sociology
http://academicminute.org/2014/07/keith-robinson-ut-austin/

7/23/14
Life & Letters
Sociology Professor Keith Robinson Invited to Speak at White House Symposium
http://lifeandletters.la.utexas.edu/2014/07/sociology-professor-keith-robinson-invited-to-speak-at-white-house-symposium/

7/24/14
International Business Times UK
Turkey: Family reduced to walking on all fours by rare disorder
Liza Shapiro, anthropology
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/turkey-family-reduced-walking-all-fours-by-rare-disorder-1458167

7/22/14
Live Science
‘Family that walks on all fours’ not evolutionary throwbacks
Liza Shapiro, anthropology
http://www.livescience.com/46944-family-walks-on-fours-evolutionary-throwbacks.html

7/24/14
KXAN
Texas missing out on millions by banning gay marriage
Dan Hamermesh, economics
http://kxan.com/2014/07/24/texas-missing-out-on-millions-by-banning-gay-marriage/

7/24/14
The Pasadena Citizen
Rayburn teacher studies with distinguished scholars
Cites numerous COLA professors in the Humanities Texas “Teaching the American Literary Tradition” Institute: Heather Houser (English), Evan Carton (English), Coleman Hutchison (English), David Kornhaber (English), Jennifer Wilks (English)
http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/pasadena/living/rayburn-teacher-studies-with-distinguished-scholars/article_e746a12f-7462-5076-9c61-8aa5e2633cf3.html

July 24, 2014

7/22/14
NPR
Rituals That Work And Why
Cristine Legare, psychology
http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/2014/07/22/333576845/rituals-that-work-and-why

7/22/14
Alcalde
The Family That Walks on All Fours: Setting the Record Straight
Liza Shapiro, anthropology
http://alcalde.texasexes.org/2014/07/the-family-that-walks-on-all-fours-setting-the-record-straight/

7/29/14
Bloomberg
Texas Abortions Decline 13% After Filbustered Law Closes Clinics
Jim Henson, Government
http://www.businessweek.com/news/2014-07-23/texas-abortions-decline-13-percent-after-filbustered-law-closes-clinics

7/23/14
RH Reality Check
Study: Nearly Half of Texas’ Legal Abortion Providers Have Closed Post-HB 2
Joseph Potter, Kristine Hopkins, Sociology/PRC
http://rhrealitycheck.org/article/2014/07/23/study-nearly-half-texas-legal-abortion-providers-closed-post-hb-2/

July 22, 2014

7/20/14
BET (Black Entertainment Television)
Austin’s Black Population Shrinking, Feeling ‘Invisible’
Eric Tang, IUPRA, African and African Diaspora Studies
http://www.bet.com/news/national/2014/07/21/austin-s-black-population-shrinking-feeling-invisible.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Betcom-AllNews+%28BET.com+-+All+News%29

7/19/14
Daily Mail
Turkish family walks on all fours – but scientists now say they don’t move like quadrupedal primates and AREN’T an example of ‘reverse evolution’
Liza Shapiro, anthropology
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2698298/Turkish-family-walks-fours-scientists-say-dont-like-four-legged-animals-ARENT-example-reverse-evolution.html

7/19/14
Fox News
Rare disorder causes 5 siblings to walk on all fours
Liza Shapiro, anthropology
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2014/07/19/these-5-siblings-have-to-walk-on-all-fourshere-why/?intcmp=obnetwork

7/21/14
Futurity
Walking on all fours isn’t ‘backward’ evolution
Liza Shapiro, anthropology
http://www.futurity.org/devolution-quadrupedal-bipedal-walking-733072/

July 17, 2014

7/17/14
Austin American-Statesman
Local experts suspect Russia or rebels behind downing of Malaysian jet
Tom Garza, Slavic and Eurasian Studies
https://utexas.app.box.com/s/z1qpjmvgj3fkjz9jvgmr

7/17/14
Huffington Post
Science May Finally Explain Why This Family Walks On All Fours
Liza Shapiro, Anthropology
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/07/17/family-walks-on-all-fours-explained_n_5595462.html

More coverage of Liza’s study:
French Tribune
http://frenchtribune.com/teneur/1423119-family-walks-all-fours-turkey-not-example-devolution-scientists

UPI
http://www.upi.com/Science_News/2014/07/17/Genetic-condition-to-blame-for-family-that-walks-on-all-fours-not-devolution/9081405636083/

The Blaze
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2014/07/18/scientists-might-be-one-step-closer-to-solving-the-mystery-of-the-family-with-five-siblings-who-walk-on-all-fours/

Weltanschauung (radio interview)
http://archive.kpft.org/

7/17/14
Psychology Today
How to Spot a Manipulator
David Buss, Psychology
http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201406/how-spot-manipulator

7/17/14
New York Times/Texas Tribune
Austin’s Black Population Leaving City, Report Says
Eric Tang, IUPRA
https://utexas.app.box.com/s/pnwbo9pqe4dvrnzimitk

7/18/14
Fox 14
Feeling “Invisible,” Black Residents Leave Austin
Eric Tang, IUPRA
http://www.myhighplains.com/story/d/story/feeling-invisible-black-residents-leave-austin/16066/rZkXCNSEjUKB5dO0lRGhEA

7/16/14
KVUE
Abbott, Davis boast record hauls in campaign fundraising
Jim Henson, Government
http://www.kvue.com/story/news/politics/2014/07/16/abbott-davis-boast-record-hauls-in-campaign-fundraising/12760051/

July 17, 2014

7/17/14
Washington Post (Front page story–trending as “most read story” in the Washington Post)
The family that walks on all fours — and why they can’t stand up
Liza Shapiro, Anthropology
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2014/07/17/the-family-that-walks-on-all-fours-and-why-they-cant-stand-up/

More coverage of Liza’s study:

International Business Times
http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/family-that-walk-all-fours-uner-tan-syndrome-not-backwards-evolution-1457027

PhysOrg
http://phys.org/news/2014-07-fours-evolution.html

Heritage Daily
http://www.heritagedaily.com/2014/07/walking-on-all-fours-is-not-backward-evolution-study-shows/104204

Science 2.0
http://www.science20.com/news_articles/uner_tan_syndrome_walking_on_all_fours_is_not_backward_evolution-140699

Nature World News
http://www.natureworldnews.com/articles/8096/20140717/debunked-researchers-walking-fours-isnt-backward-evolution.htm

7/12/14
Houston Chronicle
Urrieta: Are Mexican schools up to industry’s needs for skilled labor? Not yet
Luis Urrieta, LLILAS, Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction
http://www.chron.com/opinion/outlook/article/Urrieta-Are-Mexican-schools-up-to-industry-s-5617401.php

7/14/14
Star-Telegram
New orphan trains are here to stay
Ricardo Ainslie, LLILAS, Educational Psychology
http://www.star-telegram.com/2014/07/14/5969907/new-orphan-trains-are-here-to.html?rh=1

July 15, 2014

7/10/14
New York Times
Commitment in Texas to Fiscal Restraint Adds Burden for Education
Julian Vasquez Helig, Warfield Center for African & African American Studies
https://utexas.app.box.com/s/hk6wpa2t9v6whsixd65r

7/11/14
Know
From Rituals to Geopolitics: Navigating the World Cup
Cristine Legare, Psychology
http://www.utexas.edu/know/2014/07/11/from-rituals-to-geopolitics-navigating-the-world-cup/

7/11/14
Before It’s News
Researcher questions data in same-sex parenting study
Mark Regnerus, Sociology
http://beforeitsnews.com/religion/2014/07/researcher-questions-data-in-same-sex-parenting-study-2473940.html

7/14/14
NPR
Writer Nadine Gordimer Captured Apartheid’s Contradictions
Neville Hoad, English
http://www.npr.org/2014/07/14/331421120/writer-nadine-gordimer-captured-apartheids-contradictions?live=1

July 10, 2014

7/9/14
KEYE
Role Model: Austin Economy Thriving
Dan Hamermesh, Economics
http://www.keyetv.com/news/features/top-stories/stories/role-model-austin-economy-thriving-19293.shtml

7/5/14
LLILAS Benson Faculty Blog
Migration of unaccompanied migrant youth
Nestor Rodriguez, Sociology
http://sites.utexas.edu/llilas-benson-blog/

7/8/14
NPR
Some Parole Requirements Could Be Increasing The Crime Rate
David Kirk, Sociology
http://www.npr.org/2014/07/08/329731503/some-parole-requirements-could-be-increasing-the-crime-rate

7/9/14
Austin American-Statesman
Palaima: Key points for UT’s next president to consider
Tom Palaima, Classics
http://www.mystatesman.com/news/news/opinion/palaima-key-points-for-uts-next-president-to-consi/ngbsF/#94082040.3469532.735423

7/7/14
The Nation
What Happened When One Country Required All Corporate Boards to Be 40% Women
Sandra Black, Economics
http://www.thenation.com/blog/180528/what-happened-when-one-country-required-all-corporate-boards-be-40-women#

7/8/14
Texas Tribune
In Border Crisis, Perry Finds a Political Advantage
Jim Henson, Government
http://www.texastribune.org/2014/07/08/analysis-in-border-crisis-a-political-advantage/

7/7/14
Austin American-Statesman
Hower: What’s next for public sector unions?
Joseph Hower, History
https://utexas.app.box.com/s/35ilz8zywfznu54dymzn

7/3/14
Austin American-Statesman
A good time to remember the Great Compromise
Zachary Elkins, Government
https://utexas.app.box.com/s/tu1ruiz33wv6bsfxnhlj

7/4/14
KUT-Two Guys on Your Head
Why We’re More Influential Than We May Think
Art Markman, Psychology
http://kut.org/post/why-were-more-influential-we-may-think

7/9/14
Fast Company
Ask The Experts: I Don’t Agree With My Company’s Politics, What Should I Do?
Art Markman, Psychology
http://www.fastcompany.com/3032390/ask-the-experts/ask-the-experts-i-dont-agree-with-my-companys-politics-what-should-i-do

July 2, 2014

7/2/14
KXAN
Border security back in front of Texas lawmakers
Nestor Rodriguez, Sociology
http://kxan.com/2014/07/01/border-security-back-in-front-of-texas-lawmakers-2/

6/27/14
New York Times
Sunday Book Review: The Shortlist
Donna Kornhaber, English
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/29/books/review/five-came-back-by-mark-harris-and-more.html?_r=1

7/1/14
Washington Post
Was the Facebook emotion experiment unethical?
Bethany Albertson, Government
http://m.washingtonpost.com/blogs/monkey-cage/wp/2014/07/01/was-the-facebook-emotion-experiment-unethical/

6/29/14
Wall Street Journal
Facebook’s news feed manipulation touches off firestorm
Tal Yarkoni, Psychology
http://blogs.marketwatch.com/thetell/2014/06/29/facebooks-news-feed-manipulation-touches-off-firestorm/

6/28/14
Dallas Morning News
Texas classics: Our authors really nail the Lone Stat state
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Spanish & Portuguese/English
http://www.dallasnews.com/entertainment/books/20140628-texas-authors-are-nailing-the-lone-star-state.ece

6/30/14
Pacific Standard
More evidence that music talent is largely innate
Eliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology
http://www.psmag.com/navigation/books-and-culture/evidence-music-talent-largely-innate-84686/

6/10/14
Sports Blog
Passion or Participation Ribbons?
David Buss, Psychology
http://mattfish.sportsblog.com/posts/649718/passion_or_participation_ribbons.html

6/18/14
Savannah Morning News
Counselor corner: Good Lovin
David Buss, Psychology
http://savannahnow.com/column/2014-06-18/counselor-corner-good-lovin#.U7RwJqje7x4

6/28/14
Austin American-Statesman
Civil Rights Act helped the South rise again
H.W. Brands, History
https://utexas.app.box.com/s/vwt1dkyotm9citojqdp3

7/1/14
Washington Post
Why Boomer parents ruined everything
Keith Robinson, Sociology
http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/parenting/wp/2014/07/01/why-boomer-parents-ruined-everything/