Feb. 27, 2015

2/21/15

Big Think
To break bad habits, you must create new ones
Art Markman, Psychology

The Canberra Times
Stress: The hidden cost of having children
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Detroit Free Press
For women, more power means more problems, study finds 
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

Standard-Times
Family duties make women executives more prone to depression vs. men: Study
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

Customs Today
Unemployment can change your personality: Study
Art Markman, Psychology

2/22/15

The Cap Times
Willard M. Dix: Jeremi Surihas it right about purpose of higher ed
Jeremi Suri, History

Austin American-Statesman
UT program gives local nonprofits sabbaticals for research
Pauline Strong, Humanities Institute/College of Liberal Arts

2/23/15

Johnson City Press
All about Abby: Getting rid of your digital dirt
College of Liberal Arts

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: In Texas, Walker ties Cruz; Clinton soaring
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project

National Review
Surprise Poll: Walker, Cruz share lead among Texas GOPers
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project

Austin America-Statesman
Ted Cruz leading Scott Walker in Texas? Not in pants on fire race
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Appleton Post Crescent
Poll: Cruz leads in Texas, but here comes Walker
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government

Texas Observer
The Return of La Llorona
Domino Perez, Center for Mexican American Studies

KXAN News
Ted Cruz tops 2016 Texas Republican Poll
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government

Midland Reporter-Telegram
UT/TT Poll: In Texas, Walker ties Cruz; Clinton soaring
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government

KEYE TV
UT/TT Poll: in Texas, Walker ties Cruz; Clinton soaring
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government

2/24/15

Austin American-Statesman
Man of the moment: In Texas, Scott Walker passes Perry, rivals Cruz
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government

Forbes
Neuromarketing: Pseudoscience no more
Russell Poldrack, Psychology

Chron
Poll finds majority no in favor of looser gun laws in Texas
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Voters less open to open carry
James Henson and Daron Shaw, the Texas Politics Project and Department of Government

Oxford University Press Blog
Andrew Johnson: a little man in a big job
Lewis Gould, History

Virtual-Strategy Magazine
Terri Givens appointed provost at Menlo College
Terri Givens, Government

Foreign Policy
Book excerpt: How Brent Scowcroft became Bush’s ‘pain in the ass’ in Iraq
Bartholomew Sparrow, Government

Chron
Texans satisfied with existing gun laws, poll shoes
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Sun Herald
Walker topping Cruz – in Texas
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The brief: Licensed carry backed by most in UT/TT poll
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Poll finds most Texas Republicans don’t back expanded gun rights
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Witchita Falls Times Record News
MSU presidential finalist Shipley talks fundraising, athletics, Greek life, more at forum
Suzanne Shipley, German Alum

Austin American-Statesman
Survey finds close split on campus guns among Texas voters
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
Scott Walker consolidating the right
The Texas Politics Project

The New Yorker
The dangerous candidacy of Scott Walker
The Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Favoritism in UT admissions process fails university
Tom Palaima, Classics

Nonprofit Quarterly
A Texas-sized scandal in admissions at UT Austin is growing bigger
Tom Palaima

2/25/15

The National Interest Online
Brent Scwcroft: The wise man
Bartholomew Sparrow, Government

The Texas Tribune
The brief: UT/TT poll asks voters to sound off on taxes and roads
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT poll: Voters vexed with property tax
Daron Shaw and James Henson, Government and the Texas Politics Project

CBC News
Facebook flags aboriginal names as not ‘authentic’
Kimberly TallBear, Anthropology

The Atlantic
Me, myself, and authenticity
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Washington Times
Love, American style: Adultery and ‘polyamory’ still no-nos
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

The Federalist
Kayla Mueller is not our Helen of Troy
Steele Brand, History

Tyler Morning Telegraph
Polls irrelevant to Second Amendment
The Texas Politics Project

2/26/15

The Texas Tribune
Federal Government is very unpopular with Texas voters
Daron Shaw and James Henson, Government and the Texas Politics Project

The Real News
Greece on a path to negotiate from a position of democratic strength
James Galbraith, Government

Lirideres Blog
Beauty pays: Why attractive people are more successful
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

JD Supra Business Advisor
Another study raises questions about possible CFPB payday loan limits
Peter Toth (PhD candidate), Economics

The Federalist
Is Islam a terrorist religion?
Paul Miller, History

KXAN News
Texas Tribune polls on property taxes and open cary
The Texas Politics Project

The Real News
Greece now positioned to negotiate a new loan agreement
James Galbraith, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Palaima: Perhaps we should be honest about unhappiness
Tom Palaima, Classics

2/27/15

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Voters on vaccinations and vouchers
The Texas Politics Project

NBC News
Family income – not married parents – more apt to impact kids’ well-being
Shannon Cavanagh, Sociology

Amarillo Globe-News
Snow or no, open carry rally on
The Texas Politics Project

KENS 5
Texans split on in-state tuition for immigrants
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Government and the Texas Politics Project

Savannah Morning News
Spate of crimes linked to Craigslist prompts extra caution
Eric M. Warr, Sociology

The Shepherdstown Chronicle
Shipley named as finalist for Texas university position
Suzanne Shipley, German

The Tifton Gazette
Spate of crimes linked to Craigslist prompts extra caution
Eric M. Warr, Sociology

Feb. 20, 2015

2/14/15

Inside Bay Area
Contra Costa Times
Huffington Post
Guest commentary: The benefits to a paid family leave law that few are talking about
David Pedulla, Sociology

Houston Chronicle
Speaker Straus deserves a little Valentine’s love
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Global Research
Setting Greece’s SYRIZA straight, the New York Times gets it wrong on debt
James Galbraith, Government

2/15/15

Killeen Daily Herald
Carrying Capitol
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Amarillo Globe-News
Rangel: Legislature tackles illegal immigration
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Highland Country Press
Is a well-grounded presidential candidate available?
Latin America Studies

Connect Statesboro
What your apartment says about your relationship
Sam Gosling, Psychology

2/16/15

Institutional Investor
Yanis Varoufakis provokes Greek drama with bailout stance
James Galbraith, Government

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: Tension is about more than border security
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
U.S. must set example in fight against ISIS
Jeremi Suri, History

2/17/15

Dawn.com
LLF-2015: Foreign writers with Pakistan connection
Zulfikar Ghose, English

The Federalist
Using doublespeak to describe Islamist terrorism binds us to reality
M.G. Opera, French and Italian

Connections.Mic
Science shows something surprising about people who still journal
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The American Prospect
Beyonce misses the point of what gospel music means to black Americans
Kevin Cokley, The Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

The Horn
“What started her changed our world,” Black Empowerment Week 2015
Edmond Gordon, African and African Diaspora Studies

Fast Company
Ask the experts: Should I disclose my mental illness in an interview?
Art Markman, Psychology

The Cap Times
Jeremi Suri: American universities need support from all quarters
Jeremi Suri, History

2/18/15

WOAI Radio
Repeal of in-state tuition for immigrants suddenly a hot issue in the legislature 
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Wall Street Journal
Endocrine disruption and BPA use
Andrea Gore, Psychology

The Statesman
El Diablito is in the the details: On Jefe’s loss in Senate District 26
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

2/19/15

Trail Blazers Blog
Abbot, Straus tiptoe around fraught issue of troops at border
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Netherlands Institute for Cultural Analysis
March 23: Bodies, Borders, Archives
Ann Cvetkovich, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

New York Magazine
Don’t try to break a bad habit – start a new, better one
Art Markman, Psychology

Midland Reporter-Telegram
International perspective: Other countries are hurting more than North America
Paul Miller, History

The Dallas Morning News
Analysis: Tea party push led to long Guard deployment on Texas border
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

New York Times
Chairman of Phillips sees major changes in auctions
Tarek El-Aris, Middle Eastern Studies

2/20/15

Wealth Management
The biggest investment threat? You
Art Markman, Psychology

ABC News
A 1st Lady 1st? Former Virginia gov’s wife to be sentenced 
Lewis Gould, History

UT Austin: Know
Harsher assistance programs in Texas are not a good idea
Laurie Green, History

Houston Chronicle
Marijuana bill has roots in Houston
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Chicago Tribune
Women in authority face more stress in life New Study: Depression hits females in management more than males because of home duties
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

FOX 7
Supporters celebrate same sex marriage
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Fortune
Greece’s fate: In Angela Merkel’s hands?
James Galbraith, Economics

Feb. 13, 2015

2/8/15

Starr
Why men love curvy women
Psychology

Boston Globe
Can teaching patriotism protect France?
Steven Mintz, History

The Atlantic
Complaining for your health
James Pennebaker, Psychology

2/9/15

The Daily Texan
Islamic State practices threaten universal human rights standards
Jeremi Suri, History

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Time from degree
Jacqueline Jones, History

The National Interest Online
Anarchy in the UK: England’s increasingly messy politics
Peter Harris, Government

International Business Times
Ted Crux President 2016: Texas senator’s strengths for primaries are his weaknesses in general election
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The University of Texas at Austin
MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas Politics Project Series hosts House Speaker Joe Straus
James Henson,Government

The Atlantic
The Attention Machine
Chris Beevers, Psychology

2/10/15

The Korea Herald
‘Gangnam Style’ a case of irrational investment: U.S. Media
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Defense One
Compensation commission must do to succeed
Brandon Archuleta, Government

2/11/15

SnipView
How does the economics profession work: What, how, who and how?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Maclean’s
Obama unleashed
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Fast Company
Writing exercises scientifically proven to redirect your life
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Lecturer discusses role of perry and music in wartime
Tom Palaima, Classics

Chron
Straus opposes repeal of the Texas DREAM Act
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Chron
Straus says constitutional carry lacks support, calls activist ‘wild man’
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

LaVoz
University of Houston gives its support to the Texas DREAM Act
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Straus decries open carry tactics, says House will not be bullied by ‘wildman’
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Open carry debate begins
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Trail Blazers Blog
Staus defends in-state tuition for unauthorized immigrants
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

El Paso Times
House leaders cast doubt on extended Texas National Guard deployment
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Dallas Morning News
Texas House Speaker backs keeping in-state tuition for unauthorized immigrants
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

2/12/15

Huffington Post
Black History Month is a time to reckon with police bias against African-Americans and Latinos
Kali Gross and Jossianna Arroyo, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Texas Tribune
Straus says house will stand up to bullies
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

YouTube
A conversation with Joe Straus, Speaker of the  Texas House of Representatives
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
House Speaker Straus visits UT to discuss higher education
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Asian Age
Red wine might aid weight loss
Charles Holahan, Psychology

The Washington Post
Is having a college degree a presidential prerequisite?
H.W. Brands, History

2/13/15

The Austin Chronicle
The hero returns
Tom Palaima, Classics

JHU Press
Valentine’s Day crush: heartthrobs and pinup picks for Jane Austen’s characters
Janine Barchas, English

Yahoo Health
7 things you should never, ever say to your partner
Art Markman, Psychology

KUT.org
Border security and battle lines in Austin
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
How one simple change can make you a better listener
Art Markman, Psychology

Broadway World
The New Black Fest comes to the Lark next month
Omi Onsun Joni L. Jones, African and African Diaspora Studies

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Rangel: Patrick’s stance on immigration draws protest
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Why ‘Sniper’ trumps ‘Selma’ as history and drama
Richard Pells, History

Feb. 6, 2015

1/31/15

Chicago Tribune
Family duties make women executives prone to depression: study
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

The Olympian
Shelan’s vision has served troubled youth well
Charles Shelan, Psychology

Star-Telegram
Texas could play a key role in 2016 presidential race
Bruce Buchanan, Government

2/1/15

Lexington Herald-Leader
UK symposium focuses on 150th anniversary of end of Civil War
Coleman Hutchinson, English

Yahoo Health
Should we all be in monogamist relationships?
Art Markman, Psychology

2/3/15

Beaumont Enterprise
Gender pay gap greater in SE Texas
Jennifer Glass, Sociology

USA Today
Harlem Renaissance ushered in new era of black pride
Minkah Makalani, African and African Diaspora Studies

2/4/15

DW
The great Greek hope
James Galbraith, Government

2/5/15

AzerNews
How nice or how wise?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Atlanta Black Star
A changing Harlem will always be remembered for the Harlem Renaissance
Minkah Makalani, African and African Diaspora Studies

PBS NewsHour
What ‘Gangnam Style’ can teach us about the Psy-chology of investing
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Miami Herald
Perry: Change must come from outside DC
Bruce Buchanan, Government

NewsWest9.com
Special Report: U.S., Cuba relations on the mend more than half a century later
Raul Madrid, Government

FOX 7
UT Psychology Professor weighs in on Brian Williams scandal
Art Markman, Psychology

FOX 7
UT professor discusses ISIS threat
Jeremi Suri, History

2/6/15

Pacific Coast Business Times
Mood ring, rebooted: SelfEcho’s app track psychology metrics
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Greek Reporter
300 intellectuals and academics in support of Greece
James Galbraith, Government

UN-Habitat
Densification in consolidated informal settlements
Peter Ward, Sociology

USA Today
Study: Workplace policies creating gender inequality in relationships
David Pedulla, Sociology

ASU News
Stories of Egyptian revolution, Chicano experience inform International Lecture series
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, English

Jan. 31, 2015

1/24/15

Bustle
Men And Women Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, So What’s Preventing Them From Having Them?
David Pedulla, Sociology and Population Research Center

1/25/15

Science Codex
Sociologists discover young women and men prefer egalitarian relationships
David Pedulla, Sociology and Population Research Center

Texas Tribune
2015: An agenda for criminal justice
Joshua Blank and Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project/Sociology

WFAA
Inside Texas Politics
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

1/26/15

The Atlantic
Genetic Testing and Tribal Identity
Kim Tallbear, Anthropology

Science World Report
Today’s Youth Prefers Less Old-Fashioned Relationship Roles
David Pedulla, Sociology/Population Research Center

Salon
Congress needs to give men paternity leave – and then make them take it
David Pedulla, Population Research Center/Sociology

1/27/15

Houston Chronicles
Gun activists blast Patrick for open carry remarks
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Guardian
Once more, with feeling: John Boehner ‘plans another lawsuit’ against Obama
Sean Theriault, Government

Time Warner Cable News
Republicans Drop Presidential Hints at GOP Summit
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Daily Nexus
Study Finds Young Americans Prefer Egalitarian Relationships
David Pedulla, Population Research Center/Sociology

1/28/15

First Things
Public Chastity, Private Chaos
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

KUT
Homelessness and the Concept of Home
Paul Adams, Geography; Susan Quesal, American Studies PhD candidate

Austin American-Statesman
Shadowed by indictment, Perry leaves no doubt on running for president
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Politico
Politico Morning Shift
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Politico
Rick Perry defiant after latest legal setback
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

KVUE
Perry vows to continue fight against criminal charges
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

VICE News
The Man in the Hot Seat: Greece’s New Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis Has Creditors Rattled
James Galbraith, Government

Big Think
Public Life Remains Chaste Because Sex Needs Rules
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

1/29/15

Fast Company
Why journaling is good for your health
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Washington Post
Brotherhood activism and regime consolidation in Egypt
Steven Brooke, Government PhD candidate

Washington Times
Hillary Clinton’s ‘WMD’ movement: U.S. Intelligent saw false narrative in Libya
James Galbraith, Government

New York Times
Greece’s Feisty Finance Minister Tries a More Moderate Message
James Galbraith, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Munir: Taking scriptures too literally diminishes their power
John Rumrich, English

Daily Cal
UC Berkeley researchers link climate change to decline of Mexican city
Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Geography