Aug. 28, 2014

8/27/14
Five Thirty Eight Politics
It’s really hard to measure the effects of abortion restrictions in Texas
Cites the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Joseph Potter and Kristine Hopkins, Sociology

8/28/14
Houston Chronicle
Rodriguez/ Menjívar: ‘Crisis’ label deflects responsibility for migrant children
Nestor Rodriguez, Sociology

8/27/14
Time Warner Cable News
Congress to Return with Border on the Agenda
Terri Givens, Government

Aug. 27, 2014

8/26/14
Houston Chronicle
The Texas counties: From most liberal to most conservative
Cites Texas Politics/TT poll findings (JimHenson & Daron Shaw, Government)

8/26/14
Austin American-Statesman
Cicchini: Online education must get better
Emily Cicchini, LAITS

8/26/14
The Telegraph
Beyoncé Studies to Jedi training: 11 pop-culture university courses
Cites linguistics course “Invented Languages: Klingon and Beyond” by Dr. Bigham

8/27/14
NPR
Who’s In The Office? The American Workday In One Graph
Dan Hamermesh, Economics

8/20/14
Psychology Today
Imitating to Survive
Cristine Legare, Psychology

8/18/14
NPR
Thinking Like A Scientist Can Help Overcome Allure Of Appearances
Cristine Legare, Psychology

7/22/14
NPR
Rituals That Work And Why
Cristine Legare, Psychology

8/22/14
Texas Perspectives, Corpus Christie Caller Times
The Politics of Immigration Puts Our Elders at Risk
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Tuesday, August 19

8/18/14
Reuters
Texas Governor Perry’s legal fight casting shadow on possible 2016 run
Daron Shaw, Government

8/19/14
KVUE
Perry indictment puts Travis County DA in national spotlight
Jim Henson, Government

8/19/14
Shape Magazine
Is Eating Alone Good for Your Body?
Debra Umberson, Sociology

8/14/14
The National Interest
Obama and the Ghost of Lyndon Johnson
By Peter Harris, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Government

8/18/14
Austin American-Statesman
Perry Indicted on Two Felony Charges
Bruce Buchanan, Government

8/15/14
Texas Tribune
After Perry Indictment, Democrats Look to Pounce
Jim Henson, Government

8/16/14
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Observers look to how Perry carries himself under indictment
Jim Henson, Government

8/15/14
Los Angeles Times
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is indicted, accused of abusing his power
Jim Henson, Government

8/18/14
Americas Quarterly
The Future of Latin American Studies
Charles Hale, LLILAS Benson, Anthropology, African & African Diaspora Studies

8/14/14
Trib Talk
Texas Democrats’ unspoken predicament
Jim Henson, Government

8/13/14
KENS 5
Texas sized fundraising for Gubernatorial candidates
Jim Henson, Government

8/17/14
Market Watch
5 Apps to Improve Your Love Life
Dan Hamermesh, Economics

August 8, 2014

8/7/14
Bloomberg Businessweek
The Three Unexplained Mysteries of Taxi Tipping Behavior
Dan Hamermesh, economics

8/8/14
Austin Chronicle
The Realities of Virtual Reality
Cites Janine Barchas’ (English) What Jane Saw virtual art gallery

8/6/14
Fast Company
How To Frame Negotiations So You Won’t Dread Them
Art Markman, Psychology

8/5/14
Ebony
3 Ways Journaling Can Relieve Stress
James Pennebaker, Psychology

7/31/14
The Hindu
‘Heart’ of Sufism
Asfar Mohammad, Middle Eastern Studies

7/31/14
Texas Tribune
Rule Changes Address Contraceptive Devices
Kristine Hopkins, Joseph Potter, Sociology

8/1/14
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Texas bug brings deadly, at times incurable disease (+Interactive)
Sahotra Sarkar, philosophy

8/4/14
Politico
The gun rental loophole
Matt Valentine, Plan II Honors

7/31/14
Austin Chronicle
Unconditional Israel support does not serve US interests
Jeremi Suri, History

8/1/14
Nature World News
Ibuprofen Effective in Reducing Emotional Pain in Women: Researchers
James Pennebaker, psychology

8/1/14
Fronteras
The Political Calculus: National Guard On The Texas Border
Jim Henson, government