Jan. 23, 2015

1/17/15

Star-Telegram
A $4 million Texas party
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Kentucky Sports
Nation’s top two teams – Kentucky and Virginia – have little in common
Art Markman, Psychology

1/19/15

New York Times
Writing Your Way to Happiness
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Vanity Fair
Trial by Ebola
Sonya Hughes, Ethnic Studies alum

El Paso Inc.
Gov. Perry leaves Texas stage
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Uconn Today
Turning the Lens on Civil Rights Childhood
Julia Mickenberg, American Studies

1/20/15

LA Times
Gov. Rick Perry, leaving office, ends an influential era in Texas
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Gov. Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick Take Oath of Office
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Huffington Post
Here’s How Texas Is Leading the Political Tech Revolution
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

ABC News
How the White House Is Taking Cues from ‘The West Wing’
H.W. Brands, History

Reddit
Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

Chicago Tribune
Men and women want egalitarian relationships
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

Cosmopolitan
New Study Shows Women Would Lean In if They Didn’t Have to Sacrifice Family
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

Design & Trend
Young Women And Men Prefer Equal Division Of Responsibilities In Relationships, Study Shows
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

PhysOrg
Majority of young women and men prefer egalitarian relationships, study shows
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

University Herald
Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

1/21/15

PsychCentral
Young Adults Prefer Shared Work-Family Life
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

ScienceBlog
A Balance of Power: Young people prefer egalitarian relationships
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

Business Standard
Supportive workplace lets young women help partner
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

Zee News
Young couples today prefer ‘egalitarian’ relationships
David Pedulla, Population Research Center; Sociology

Daily Texan
In State of the Union address, Obama emphasizes college affordability
Jeremi Suri, History

Politico
Why Barack Obama gave short shrift to his biggest wage proposal
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

U.S. News & World Report
Extremism at Home
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Palaima: Myth of Texas needs dose of reality
Tom Palaima, Classics

WFAA
Change to 64-year-old Senate rule silences Democrats
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Wall Street Journal
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Moves Quickly to Advance Conservative Agenda
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

KUT
Paid Leave, Child Care Could Help Reduce Gender Inequalities
David Pedulla, Population Research Center/Sociology

1/22/15

Huffington Post
Hormone-Mimicking Chemicals May Threaten Male Fertility, Study Warns
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Sputnik
Common Household Items May be Linked to Male Infertility: Study
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Deseret News
Young adults prefer to share chores and child-rearing, but it may require support from this unlikely place
David Pedulla, Population Research Center and Sociology

NewsOK
Young adults hope to share child-rearing and chores, but it may hinge on workplace policies
David Pedulla, Population Research Center/Sociology

Madame Noire
Women Say Balanced Relationships Are Not An Option If Their Work Conditions Don’t Improve
David Pedulla, Population Research Center/Sociology

1/23/15

Daily Texan
Sociology study finds young people favor sharing responsibilities in the household
David Pedulla, Population Research Center/Sociology

USA Today
Study finds small words can predict future collegiate success
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Linguistics

Huffington Post
Men And Women Prefer Egalitarian Relationships — If Workplace Policies Support Them
David Pedulla, Sociology and Population Research Center

Wall Street Journal
Grand Strategy in the Real World
Bat Sparrow, Government

Jan. 16, 2015

1/10/15

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
New state leaders may mean new Texas Capitol dynamics
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Big Think
Colonoscopies Clarify Inner Workings of Minds
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

KVUE
State of Affairs
Jeremi Suri, History

1/11/15

Wes Anderson accepts his first Golden Globe
Wes Anderson, Philosophy alum
Our congratulations tweet from @LiberalArtsUT got a ton of response last night: https://twitter.com/LiberalArtsUT/status/554485240228368385

Austin American-Statesman
Analytical thinkers get the edge over creative types in new UT study
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Lingustics

Dallas Morning News
Ill colleagues don’t make us sick – it’s working too much that does
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

1/12/15

Jewish Political News
Amidst Anti-Semetic Rhetoric, BDS Defeated In Prominent Academic Organization
Samer Ali, Middle Eastern Studies

Huffington Post
5 Unexpected Ways To Break A Bad Habit
Art Markman, Psychology

Yahoo! Health
Can 36 Questions Make You Fall in Love – With Anyone?
Art Markman, Psychology

1/13/15

Austin American-Statesman
Traphagan: What the Paris attack can teach about freedom of expression
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

Huffington Post
Ralph Lauren’s Native American Ads Reveal Sad Truth About The Fashion World
Kim Tallbear, Anthropology

ABC News (syndicated through AP)
Tsarnaev Lawyers: Suspend Jury Selection Over Paris Attacks
Jeffrey Abramson, Government

Reuters
Fling or ring? Men’s mating preferences not hard wired: study
David Buss, Psychology

Washington Post
Everyone kept telling you to start your application essays early. Oops. Save yourself in four easy steps.
Linguistics, Psychology

1/14/15

Fast Company
Ask the Experts: My coworker thinks everything is urgent
Art Markman, Psychology

NewsOK
University of Texas professor: What threats to free speech exist in United States?
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

Texas Standard
Beyonce, Feminism Class Offered at University of Texas at Austin
Omise’eke Tinsley, African and Africa Diaspora Studies

Daily Texan
Parisian response to Charlie Hebdo attack signals mass support for freedom of expression
Sam Hays, International Relations and Global Studies student

1/15/15

Fast Company
The Discouraging Link Between Depression and Women in Power
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

New York Times
Perry Exits Texas State Making a Case for His Past, and His Future
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

1/16/15

New York Times
The Best Way to Get Over a Breakup
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Star-Telegram
We should be allowed to insult the faith of others
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

Urban Milwaukee
National Media Jumps on “College Dropout” Walker
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Longview News-Journal
In last hurrah, longest-serving Texas governor stresses compromise
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Jan. 9, 2015

1/1/15

Dallas Morning News
Public universities need cheap political attacks to end
Jeremi Suri, History

1/2/15

redOrbit
Younger workers take more fake sick days
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

Courier-Journal
Hope health and healing in the New Year
James Pennebaker, Psychology

KVUE
As election hangover fades, Democrats go back to work
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

1/3/15

Standard-Times
Abbott lays out plan for session
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

1/4/15

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Gov.-elect Abbott’s plans for lawmakers focuses on basics
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

1/5/14

Houston Chronicle
Her military mission in 1944 helped fellow Hispanic women
Valerie Martinez, History graduate student

Star Tribune
Stop sharing germs at work: ‘Presenteeism’ is making us sick
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Alcalde
The Things They Carried
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Yahoo! Health
How To Go Back To Work Post Holidays (Without Crying)
Art Markman, Psychology

Diverse Education
Study: Relying on Above-Average Scores on Entrance Exams Hinders Diversity
Sandra Black, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
Austin developer Cherno Njie accused of leading failed coup in Gambia
Cherno Njie, Government alumnus

1/6/15

BuzzFeed
Meet The Man Who Wanted To Rule The Gambia
Cherno Njie, Government alumnus

Washington Post
For black students, SAT scores matter a lot more
Sandra Black, Economics

Health Site
Moderate drinking boosts heart health and increases lifespan
Charles Holahan, Psychology

Hutch News
Lots of ugliness in 2014; lots of hope in 2015
Psychology

1/7/15

New York Times
There Are Good Reasons and Bad Reasons to Change the Venue of a Trial
Jeffrey Abramson, Government

McClatchy DC
As a top Senate leader, Texas’ John Cornyn has ‘to deliver’
Sean Theriault, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Shelter dog believed to have found fossil
Kerri Wilhelm, TARL

UT Austin News
Short Words Predict Academic Success
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Lingustics

1/8/15

Inside Higher Ed
Analyzing Application Essays
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Lingustics

International Business Times
Charlie Hebdo Attack: Europe’s Far-Right Political Parties Could Benefit From Paris Shooting
Jeremi Suri, History

PhysOrg
Short words predict academic success
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Lingustics

Vox
How much you say “the” can predict how well you’ll do in college
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Lingustics

Bloomberg Business Week
To Get a Texas Abortion, Go to New Mexico
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

1/9/15

WalletHub
2014’s Best & Worst Cities for Singles|
Debra Umberson, Sociology

KUT
On College Admissions Essays, Even the Smallest Words Matter
David Beaver, Lingustics

Houston Chronicle
Short words can say more than big ones, study says
David Beaver, Linguistics

Medical Express
Human brain keeps memories  tidy by pruning inaccurate ones
Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, Psychology

Dallas Morning News
Mac McCann: It’s good to see millennials venture beyond politics as usual
Mac McCann, Plan II, Religious Studies and History student

Washington Post
How many students will sign up for Obama’s free community college plan? The evidence.
Jeffrey Denning, Economics PhD student

KLRU
College essays could be early clue for college grades
Jamie Pennebaker and Cindy Chung, Psychology; David Beaver and Joey Frazee, Lingustics

Washington Post
How many students will sign up for Obama’s free community college plan? The evidence.
Jeffrey Denning, Economics PhD candidate