Nov. 17, 2014

11/10/14

Hamilton Spectator
How big a threat is the Islamic State?
Jeremi Suri, History

Daily Texan
America’s future lies with young women, not business leaders
Jeremi Suri, History

11/11/14

ABC News
Army Trauma Expert Quit After Admitting PhD Fraud
Sociology alumna Amy Apodaca

Daily Texan
On 25th anniversary of Berlin Wall’s fall, has America lost its idealism?
Jeremi Suri, History

Aljazeera
The blood antiquities funding ISIL
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Fast Company
Ask The Experts: Should I Accept My Coworker’s Facebook Friend Request?
Art Markman, Psychology

Daily Caller
Army Statistician Fired After Fraudulent Degrees Discovered
Amy Apodaca, Sociology alumna

Daily Astorian
Army trauma expert quit after admitting PhD fraud
Amy Apodaca, Sociology alumna

11/12/14

BBC News
Are we sending aliens the right messages?
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

Texas Tribune
Education 2.0 (event)
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
HISD board to vote on Arabic-immersion school
Mahmoud Al-Batal, Middle Eastern Studies

11/13/14

Longview News-Journal
McNeely: A bad day for Democrats
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

TES Connect
Why your gender could be holding you back
Christine Williams, Sociology

Aleteia
12 Ways Kids Are Harmed When Their Parent Cohabitates
Shannon Cavanagh, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Prindle: Early results suggests low turnout not result of voter ID law
David Prindle, Government

Texas Tribune
TribLive: How Technology is Transforming Education
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

TribTalk
Melodrama, but little mystery, in Texas election results
Jim Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

11/14/14

Science Magazine
No sexism in science? Not so fast, critics say
Jennifer Glass, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
Migrant surge feared in Texas
Néstor Rodriguez, Sociology

KUT
What’s In a Name? For Texas’ Newest University Mascot, Plenty of Controversy
Pauline Strong, Anthropology

Forbes
Texas Students Pitch RigNet And Steer Towards A Win At Ross Stock Competition
Matthew Rindelaub, Economics student

The Port Lavaca Wave
Election 2014 bad day for Democrats
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Texas officials wary of Obama action on immigration
Néstor Rodriguez, Sociology

11/15/14

Oxford University Press Blog
The Republican view on bipartisanship
Lewis Gould, Government

Nov. 10, 2014

10/27/14

Texas Tribune
The Brief: Border, Immigration Top Texans’ Concerns
Jim Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Transportation Amendment on Cruise Control
Jim Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

The Bond Buyer
Texas Road Proposition Popular with Voters
Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Daily Texan
America needs proactivity, not reactivity, to fight its enemies
Jeremi Suri, History

Inside Higher Ed
Educating the Whole Person
Steven Mintz, History

Austin Business Journal
Beyonce, Rihanna focus of new class offered to UT Students
African and African Diaspora Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Garza: Vampire myth will always have bite
Tom Garza, Slavic and Eurasian Studies

10/28/14

Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans Favor Voter ID by 3-to-1 Margin
Jim Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Washington Post
Why overweight women are more likely to earn less than overweight men
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Arkansas Traveler
Facebook and Apple Offering Egg Freezing for Women, Future for Female Graduates?
John Mirowsky, Sociology

Money News
When Things Supposedly Went Right
H.W. Brands, History

KTBC
“Dracula” and the evolution of vampires in pop culture
Tom Garza, Slavic and Eurasian Studies

Daily Texan
UT professors talk about issues surrounding US-Mexico Border Patrol
C.J. Alvarez, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies; Harel Shapira, Sociology

Washington Post
Liberals deny science, too
David Buss, Psychology

Daily Texan
When fighting terrorism, US needs to utilize development, combat tactics
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
Paxton banking on victory in November
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

High Plains Public Radio
Survey says most Texans favor voter ID
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Why lower crude prices are good for the oil industry
David Spence, Government

Examiner
Texas Hispanics, whites and blacks for Rick Perry’s ‘border order’ and voter ID
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Current
Texans Swoon for Voter ID Law
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

US News & World Report
Justice Denied
Shannon Speed, LLILAS

10/29/14

Fast Company
The Consequences of an Unfair Workplace
Art Markman, Psychology

Philly.com
FDA ponders female low-libido drug – again
Cindy Meston, Psychology

Time Warner Cable News
Texas Politics Project Breaks Down New Polls
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Washington Post
Recent college graduates are pushing lower-income African Americans out of cities
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Conditional Support for Same-Sex Unions
Jim Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

NewsOK
Think twice about that sexy Halloween costume for your daughter
Rebecca Bigler, Psychology/Gender and Women’s Studies

The Agenda with Steve Paikin
Hate in Europe
Terri Givens, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Paxton coasting in contested attorney general race
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller Times
Scary trend – sexy costumes for girls
Rebecca Bigler, Psychology/Gender and Women’s Studies

Dallas Morning News
After GOP apology, Anderson says fax troubles led to botched complaint
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Current
Poll: Texans Support Abortion in Cases of Rape or Incest, Trends in Gay Marriage Support Remain Steady
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

MedPage Today
Female Libido: Should There Be a Drug for That?
Cindy Meston, Psychology

Portland Press Herald
Heavier women often face lower pay, study finds
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

10/30/14

The Mother Company
Why Magical Thinking Matters
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

Medical Express
Sexualized body image has negative effect on young adolescent girls
Rebecca Bigler, Psychology/Gender and Women’s Studies

LLILAS Benson blog
¿Por qué Ayotzinapa?
Héctor Domínguez Ruvalcaba, Spanish and Portuguese

Houston Chronicle
Bigler: ‘Sexy’ Halloween costumes dangerous for girls’ self-esteem, academics
Rebecca Bigler, Psychology/Gender and Women’s Studies

Dallas Morning News
Researchers: Science says girls’ sexualized Halloween costumes are scary
Rebecca Bigler, Psychology

10/31/14

Latin Post
Texas Elections 2014: Voter ID Laws ‘Very Favorable’ Among Registered Voters as Early Voting Period Ends
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Harvard Business Review
Coworkers Should Be Like Neighbors, Not Like Family
Art Markman, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Parties claim to have edge as early voting ends
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Daily Texan
UT/TT poll shows border security, immigration continue to rank as major state issues
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Latin Post
Immigration Reform 2014 News: Border Security Top Concern For Texans Despite Deaths at U.S.-Mexico Border Hitting 15-Year Low
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Newsmax
Fox News Poll: 1 Point Separates Senate Candidates in 3 Key Races
Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

WICU
Polls Open Tuesday 7-7 for Final Day of Election ’14
Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Mother Nature Network
How (and why) to write a love letter to yourself
James Pennebaker, Psychology

11/1/14

Star Tribune
A splintered and less productive Senate: Some blame it on an influx of former House members
Sean Theriault, Government

Salon
Senate changes as more former House members join
Sean Theriault, Government

11/2/14

New York Times
In a Partisan Atmosphere, It Can Even Be Hard to Find Numbers That Agree
Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

11/3/14

Mortgage Professional America
Brokerages aren’t families; they’re neighborhoods
Art Markman, Psychology

KERA News
In Texas Governor’s Race, Abbott And Davis Try To Appeal To Women
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Bradenton Herald
Former House members bring changes to Senate
Sean Theriault, Government

Chronicle of Higher Education
Professor Guides Effort to Broaden Study of Latinos
Nicole Guidotti-Hernández, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

El Paso Inc.
Abbott, Davis: Where their donors are
Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Politico
Can’t We All Just Sleep Through Tuesday?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Daily Texan
America needs new generation of leaders with different focuses
Jeremi Suri, History

11/4/14

Washington Post
How the Islamic State evolved in an American prison
Jeremi Suri, History

KVUE
Abbott vs. Davis: Who sounds more Texan?
Lars Hinrichs, Texas English Project

Houston Chronicle
Republicans snag all spots, retain 20-year domination
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Greg Abbott easily defeats Wendy Davis in race for governor
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project,

New York Times
Election 2014: Ill-Concealed Prejudice
Harel Shapira, Sociology

International Business Times
Wendy Davis: After Texas Governor Race, What’s Next?
Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

11/5/14

Daily Texan
COLA TA Task Force extends timetable for research

London School of Economics and Political Science
Support for same-sex marriage in the US Senate is growing, but additional gains will be difficult to achieve
Sean Theriault, Government

International Business Times
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and Fellow Prisoners Formed ‘ISIS’ Inside Camp Bucca
Jeremi Suri, History

USA Today
Efforts to turn Texas blue get staggering setback
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Victoria Advocate
Answers from the borders between
Oscar Casares, English

Business Insider
This Cognitive Bias Explains Why Pretty People Make 12% More Money Than Everybody Else
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Live Science
Mysterious ‘Chewing Machine’ Mammal Lived Among Dinosaurs
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

Reuters
U.S. Economy’s performance probably wasn’t the main culprit in Democrat losses
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Wall Street Journal
Democratic Coalition Frays Around Edges in Midterm Elections
Texas Politics Project

11/6/14

Huffington Post
Latinos Aren’t Going to Save Democrats in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Next up for Sen. John Cornyn of Texas: Majority whip?
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Science Careers
Is academic science sexist?
Jennifer Glass, Sociology

11/7/14

Toronto Star
How big of a threat is the Islamic State?
Jeremi Suri, History

Time Warner Cable News
Buzz Growing Around Possible Texan Candidates in 2016
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Huffington Post
Black Feminism Lite? More Like Beyonce Has Taught Us Black Feminism Light
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

11/8/14

Gazettes
College Counselor: Timely College Intervention Improves Graduation Rates
David Yeager, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Blanton, UT exhibits Latin American Art
LLILAS Benson

Tyler Morning Telegraph
Dems down but not out
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/9/14

Sydney Morning Herald
How the Islamic State evolved in an American prison
Jeremi Suri, History

Austin American-Statesman
Feminism and Beyonce: Is it lite or light?
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies