March 27, 2015

3/21/15

The Washington Post
Columba Bush’s painful unlikely road from Mexico toward the White House
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

Austin American-Statesman
Palaima: Helping musicians helps keep the music alive in Austin
Thomas Palaima, Classics

Delaware Online
Gentry: It’s no the size, it’s the curve
David Buss, Psychology

Cosmopolitan
Science finally has an answer for why dudes prefer certain body shapes
David Buss, Psychology

3/22/15

USA Today
Ted Cruz to announce presidential run
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Dawn.com
Column: Nationalism and the individual artist
Zulfikar Ghose, English

KVUE
Ted Cruz: “I am running for President.”
Jeremi Suri, History

Financial Times
Ted Cruz to announce presidential campaign
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The Washington Times
Ted Cruz declares his White House bid; Rand Paul to make his official in April
Bruce Buchanan, Government

International Business Times, AU Edition
Men’s preference for women with curved spines has evolutionary roots — new study
David Buss, Psychology

PsychCentral
Study finds evolutionary roots for men preferring curvy women
David Buss, Psychology

Daily Science Journal
Men prefer women with curvier hips, says study
David Buss, Psychology

Immortal
Men prefer women with a particular curve, study finds
David Buss, Psychology

Yuma News Now
Men’s preference for certain body types has evolutionary roots
David Buss, Psychology

Design & Trend
Men hardwired to prefer curvy women, study
David Buss, Psychology

3/23/15

White House
FACT SHEET: President Obama announces over $240 million in new STEM commitments at the 2015 White House Science Fair
David Yeager, Psychology

Deseret News
Why psychologists say you should ban ‘busy’ from your vocabulary
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Charlotte Observer
What to make of Ted Cruz?
Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
March Madness should prompt UT to review the education of its student athletes
Jeremi Suri, History

The Daily Texan
Sen. Ted Cruz announced 2016 presidential bid
Sean Theriault, Government

KVUE
Cruz kicks off 2016 race with advantages, challenges
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

USA Today
Why being first could help Ted Cruz’s presidential hopes
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

International Business Times
Ted Cruz 2016 Presidential speech live stream: Where to watch Liberty University remarks online
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Island Crisis
Why men prefer women with curvy backsides explained
David Buss, Psychology

CBS, Houston
Study: men prefer curvy women due to evolution
David Buss, Psychology

Health Day
Evolution may explain why a curvy bottom drives men wild
David Buss, Psychology

Latinos Health
Men preferring ‘curves’ in women has an evolutionary basis
David Buss, Psychology

Newsmaine
Women with pronounced back-to-buttock curve attract men the most
David Buss, Psychology

3/24/15

American Live Wire
Why do men like curvy women? – ‘The why’
David Buss, Psychology

Oxford University Press Blog
Murky waters: Partisanship and foreign policy
Lewis Gould, History

Chron
Blame biology for men’s love of booties, UT study says
David Buss, Psychology

French Tribune
Evolution is the reason why men are attracted towards women with curvy figures
David Buss, Psychology

Zip Trials
The real reason men prefer curvier women might have to do with evolution
David Buss, Psychology

Slate
Is a little technical knowledge a dangerous thing?
Jeffry Abramson, Government

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences
Norway’s largest university college names Curt Rice new Rector
Amerikaner skal styre Høgskolen i Oslo og Akershus
Curt Rice, Linguistics

Baptist Press
Egypt’s president calf for moderated Islam
Paul Miller, History

3/25/15

Fortune
The unluckiest president in America
Teresa Sullivan, Sociology

Toronto Sun
You’re the boss – now that’s depressing
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

The Daily Texan
Dean Diehl talks College of Liberal Arts, shared services
Randy Diehl, COLA Dean

KXAN
This spring’s bluebonnet season will be ‘stunning’
Mark Simmons, Geography and the Environment

Austin American-Statesman
First black student at RRHS recalls attending
Anthony Mays, English Alum

3/26/15

The Irish Times
Programme analyses your tweets to predict personality type
James Pennebaker, Psychology

RT
Artifact destruction by ISIS is act of ‘heritage terror’ – Islamic art professor
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Business Wire
AMPS appoints two senior business development executives and opens new office in Texas
Brad Greer and Victor Manes, Government and Economics

The Washington Post
People are freaking out about the Trans Pacific Partnership’s investor dispute settlement system. Why should you care?
Rachel Wellhausen, Government

PayScale Career News
What your tweets and posts tell recruiters could keep you from getting the job
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Chron
What 20 famous Houstonians’ tweets say about them
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The American Genius
AnaylzeWords: Decipher a Twitter user’s personality
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Medical Xpress
Mexican Americans confront high disability rates later in life
Jacqueline Angel and Ronald Angel, Sociology

WOAI
Could Ted Cruz really ‘abolish the IRS?’
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

3/27/15

UT Austin News
George P. Bush to receive UT’s inaugural Latino Leadership Award
Department of Mexican American and Latino Studies

San Antonio Express-News
Abbott touts border bill in RGV
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

News Everyday
Art professor: Artifacts destroyed by ISIS ‘heritage terrors’
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Houston Chronicle
Perez: For Americans of Mexican descent, Selena’s music helped us tell our story
Domino Perez, Center for Mexican American Studies

The Washington Post
Five myths about Ted Cruz
Texas Politics Project

March 20, 2015

3/14/15

The Economist
From minor to major
Stephen Trejo, Economics

3/15/15

The Monitor
Many along Texas border still live without clean, safe water
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Tages Schau
A little Gemütlichkeit in Texas
Hans Boas, Texas German Dialect Project

3/16/15

Inside Science
How does a young brain read?
Jessica Church-Lang, Psychology

Bustle
University of Texas Gamma Rho Lambda is a LGBTQ-inclusive sorority that sets a much-needed example
Laurent Ferguson, English student

Value Walk
Should Greece stay or go?
James Galbraith, Government

Yahoo Health
Introvert? Neurotic? The most common personality type in your state is…
Art Markman, Psychology

3/17/15

The Star Online
Do powerful women get depressed easier?
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

Lansing State Journal
Off line: The psychology behind MSU’s free throw woes
Darrell Worthy, Psychology

The New Yorker
What your tweets say about you
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Washington Post
Houston’s Annise Parker, a gay mayor in a red state, ponders political future
Sean Theriault, Government

Yahoo Health
The Perfect formula for flirting compliments of Ava, Tinder bot
Paul Eastwick and Art Markman, Psychology

Chicago Tribune
Hillary’s mystery: where Clinton stands on issues dividing her party
H.W. Brands, History

KXXV TV
Central Texas gun wonders react to open carry bill
Texas Politics Project

3/18/15

UT Austin Know
We need to protect ourselves from our phones
Art Markman, Psychology

Stockhouse
Nhale (NHLE) CEO endorses Texas medical cannabis bills
Texas Politics Project

NOLA
With fraternity racism, it takes courage to object: A letter to the editor
Thomas Palaima, Classics

Time
You asked: How many friends do I need?
Debra Umberson, Sociology

Big Country Homepage
Abilene City Council selects City Manager finalists
David Vela, Government alum

USA Today
LGBT fraternities and sororities look to make Greek life more inclusive
Lauren Ferguson, English student

Austin College
College hosts Owens Conference
James Galbraith, Government

3/19/15

Daily Mail
What do YOUR tweets say about you? Interactive tool psychoanalyses language to reveal your true personality
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Texas Tribune
Houston’s Annise Parker ponders her political future
Sean Theriault, Government

The Hill
Road to the White House is through Latino Texas
Domino Perez, Center for Mexican American Studies

UT News, EurekAlert!, and Newswise
Men’s preference for certain body types has evolutionary roots
David Buss, Psychology

Science Codex
Men’s preference for certain body types has evolutionary roots
David Buss, Psychology

3/20/15

The Elm
Sometimes it pays to be beautiful
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Yahoo Health
Ashley Judd’s powerful essay on sexual violence is the best thing you’ll read all week
Art Markman, Psychology

The Washington Post
Cornell arts and sciences dean: Colleges must foster good citizenship
Gretchen Ritter, Government

The Daily Tribune
Difference between governing, campaigning
Texas Politics Project

Orange County Register
Hillary renews tenuous relationship with truth
H.W. Brands, History

Huffington Post
Next steps on the Ferguson front
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies and The Institute for Urban Policy & Research Analysis

Newsmax
Ted Cruz thought set to announce 2016 presidential run
Bruce Buchanan, Government

International Business Times
Ted Cruz 2016 announcement? Possible presidential candidate to make ‘important speech’ Monday
Bruce Buchanan, Government

University Herald
Big butt fascination linked to prehistoric influences
David Buss, Psychology

Science A GoGo
How evolution shaped our idea of the perfect butt
David Buss, Psychology

Business Standard
Men’s preference for women with curvy backs has evolutionary roots
David Buss, Psychology

Newser
There’s an evolutionary reason guys like curves
David Buss, Psychology

Red Orbit
Sorry, Sir-Mix-a-Lot: Men prefer spinal curvature not big butts
David Buss, Psychology

India Today
Why men prefer women with sharp curves
David Buss, Psychology

Nature World News
He likes big butts? Man might actually be eyeing the spine
David Buss, Psychology

International Business Times
Does Sir Mix-A-Lot lave an evolutionary reason for his fondness of big derrieres? 
David Buss, Psychology

The American Register
Men prefer women with curvy buttocks
David Buss, Psychology

March 13, 2015

3/7/15

The Valdosta Daily Times
Books: Traitor to His Class: H.W. Brands
H.W. Brands, History

Quartz
America needs to have just two time zones and the world should follow suit
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The New York Times
A bittersweet bow for the elephant
Janet Davis, American Studies

3/8/15

MedicalResearch.com
Curvy bottoms linked to pregnancy advantage
David Lewis, Psychology alum

News Everyday
Reason why men love curvy spines and fleshy butts revealed
David Buss, Psychology

The Maui News
Book review 339: Traitor to His Class
H.W. Brands, History

The Texas Tribune
Undrinkable: Many along the Texas border still live without clean, safe water
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

The Huffington Post
Dances with Mexicans, Disney’s McFarland, U.S.A.
Domino Perez, Center for Mexican American Studies

3/9/15

Chronicle of Higher Education
Science Philanthropy Alliance names its first president
Terri Givens, Government

Associate Press
Don’t watch presidential polling, Americans aren’t tuned in
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Sun Herald
Value of presidential polls? Not much, and not for a while
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Community Impact Newspaper
Texas Social Justice Series: Access to fair housing
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Chron
Could Houston’s Barbara Jordan replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill?
Barbara Jackson, Government

Victoria Advocate
Speakers of Texas German dialect sought for project
Hans Boas, Germanic Studies

Txoma’s Homepage
Dr. Shipley named sole finalist for MSU president
Suzanne Shipley, Germanic Studies

Siliconhills
People pattern digs marketing data out of social media
Jason Baldridge, Linguistics

The Daily Texan
As UT community seeks new leaders, it should reflect on meaning of good leadership
Jeremi Suri, History

3/10/15

NBC
Don’t watch presidential polling, Americans aren’t tuned in
Christopher Wlezien, Government

The Daily Texan
Panel of UT Latino community discuss UT’s decision to not take punitive action against Texas Fiji
Domino Perez, Center for Mexican American Studies

Herald-Mill Media
Shepherd University president moving on in July
Suzanne Shipley, Germanic Studies

Your4State
Shepherd University president chosen as next president of Midwestern State University
Suzanne Shipley, Germanic Studies

Endocrinology Advisor
Transgenderational effects of endocrine disruptors
Andrea Gore, Psychology

The Daily Texan
UT’s first LGBT-inclusive sorority aims to tackle queer social issues
Audrey and Lauren Ferguson, History and English students

World Politics Review
Contested cities: Latin America’s urban challenges
Fernando Luiz Lara, Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies

Business Insider
This group believes Texas is a sovereign nation – and the FBI raided one of its meetings
H.W. Brands, History

National Journal
When Republicans and Democrats choose to ignore (or accept) science
Joshua Blank and Daron Shaw, Government

Austin-American Statesman
Markman: We need to protect ourselves from our phones
Art Markman, Psychology

3/11/15

Culture Map
First-ever LGBT sorority brings diversity to UT Austin’s Greek scene
Lauren Ferguson, English student

Houston Chronicle
Lawmakers honor freed slave who died a millionaire in Brazoria County
Jacqueline Jones, History

TribTalk
The politics of pre-K in Texas
James Henson, Government

Texas Observer
Gun control activists fight to be heard by Capitol
Texas Politics Project

3/12/15

Global Post
How a parent commands respect
Cynthia Meason, English alumna

Austin American-Statesman
Palaima: Is evicting fraternity for racist behavior the bet course?
Thomas Palaima, Classics

KVUE
Students launch UT’s first LGBT sorority
Lauren Ferguson, English student

News @ the Beach
Cal State Long Beach President Conoley to be honored as a trailblazer with California Legacy Leadership Awards
Jane Close Conoley, Psychology alum

My San Antonio
UT-Austin opens its first inclusive LGBT sorority
Lauren Ferguson, English student

Takepart
Can LGBT-Friendly fraternities help the Greek system’s bad rep?
Lauren Ferguson, English student

The Courier_Journal
Paul to open Texas office Monday
Texas Politics Project

Vice
Texas ia about to let college students carry guns on campus
Texas Politics Project

3/13/15

MSNBC
Scott Walker and the ‘home-state haters’ problem
Texas Politics Project

Huffington Post
Gamma Rho Lamba becomes University of Texas at Austin’s first LGBT-inclusive sorority
Lauren Ferguson, English student

Towleroad
University of Texas gets first LGBTQ sorority, which is apparently still very much needed
Lauren Ferguson, English student

WNYC
From sideshow to the big top: The history of the circus 
Janet Davis, American Studies

March 6, 2015

2/28/15

Deseret News
Relationship, educational and economic factors contribute to family success
Shannon Cavanagh, Sociology

Truth Out
Does this costume make me look racist?
Domino Perez, Center for Mexican American Studies

3/1/15

NPR
Who fails to pay child support? Moms, at a higher rate than dads
Cynthia Osborne, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

KVUE
UT/TT Poll: Guns, pot and the next president
The Texas Politics Project

3/2/15

The New Yorker
Greece’s next move
James Galbraith, Economics

The Washington Post
Following Craigslist crimes, police across the country are opening safe havens for transactions
Eric M. Warr, Sociology

KUT.org
Over-the-counter birth control could reduce unintended pregnancies, research says
Joseph Potter, Population Research Center

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Terri Givens named provost at Menlo College in California
Terri Givens, Government

The Dallas Morning News
How your choices affect your brain’s health
David Schnyer, Psychology

Diverse
‘Blackademic’ activist driven to fight the good fight
Kevin Foster, African and African Diaspora Studies and the Center for African and African American Studies

Time Warner Cable News
Jim Henson Interview
James Henson, the Texas Politics Project

3/3/15

KVUE
Texas sees first bill to fully repeal marijuana prohibition
Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
How writing can help you reframe your life story and create a happy ending
James Pennebaker, Psychology

@TribTalkTX: Biblical literalism and views on legalizing marijuana, via @jamesrhenson & @JoshuaMBlank in @TxPolProject: texaspolitics.utexas.edu/blog/strictly-… #txlege
By James Henson and Joshua Blank, Government

The Wall Street Journal
Chief Justice John Roberts in hot seat in health-law case
Lucas Powe, Government

3/4/15

Innovation Excellence
15 surprising discoveries about learning
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Mother Nature Network
It takes more time to change a habit than you think
Russell Poldrack, Psychology

Medical Daily
Baby got back: Male preference for curved spines may explain why they love big butts
David Buss, Psychology

The Hill
Overnight finance: Banking chairman eyes Fed reform
Jeffery Walker, Rhetoric and Writing

SF Gate
The Guardian
Reuters
The Dallas Morning News
Elizabeth McCracken wins Story Prize for Thunderstruck
Elizabeth McCracken, English

Newsweek
BPA is fine, if you ignore most studies about it
Andrea Gore, Psychology

KUT
Race In America: What Do We Need To Talk About?
Cherise Smith, Richard Reddick and Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Chronicle of Higher Education
Academe’s Willful Ignorance of African Literature
Aaron Bady, English

3/5/15

Huffington Post
Science explains why men like women with curvy booties
David Buss, Psychology

CNN
Does a circus without elephants have a future?
Janet Davis, American Studies

@lmcgaughy: @jamesrhenson asks, How much will the Texas GOP gamble on #guns? http://tribtalk.org/2015/03/04/how-much-will-the-gop-gamble-on-guns/ #txlege #opencarry #campuscarry
James Henson, College of Liberal Arts

Medical Xpress
EurekAlert!
Bioscience
Exposure to endocrine disruptors during pregnancy affects the brain two generation later
Andrea Gore, Psychology

The Washington Times
Chicken and egg dilemma about the decline in marriage
Shannon Cavanagh, Sociology

Time
How Elizabeth Warren turns boilerplate viral
Jeffery Walker, Rhetoric and Writing

Austin American Statesman
Report raises concerns over health care among blacks
Melissa Smith, Anthropology

AAAS Science Mag
Feature: Drop-testing general relativity, Galileo’s way
Alberto Martínez, History

The Times
The perfect womanly curve…is a 45-degree spinal angle
Psychology

The Hamilton Spectator
The price of success
Tetyana Pudrovska, Sociology

Vice News
Escaping into prison: the battle over immigrant mothers of children detained by the US
Nester Rodriguez, Sociology

3/6/15

Inquistr.com
Why men like women with big curvy butts: It’s not about the booty but the spine, says new study
David Buss, Psychology

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Anson receives favorable reviews for work on Alexander that Great
Peter Green, Classics

Newswise
ASA files amicus brief with supreme court in support of marriage equality
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Bloomberg
Hey, can you ‘like’ my lawsuit?
Chalres Silver, Government

The New York Times
The Strategist: Brent Scowcroft and the call of ‘National Security’
Bartholomew Sparrow, Government

The Star Telegram
Police cameras no substitute for good relations
Mary Bock, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

The Guardian
Democrats clamor for credible Clinton challenger in wake of email revelations 
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Fast Company
Why people with more multicultural experience are more creative
Art Markman, Psychology

Wallet Hub
Working from home could save you big time
Gerald Oettinger, Economics

The Today Show
Why men like women with curvy booties
David Buss, Psychology