June 26, 2015

6/20/15

Al Jazeera America
Roma teen bucks tradition to find out what college can offer
Ian Hancock, Linguistics & English

6/21/15

Bustle
In Texas, deep-fryers get more consideration than reproductive rights
Texas Politics Project

The Colorado Springs Gazette
Yay for Dads: There are plenty of reasons to thank Dear ol Dad on Father’s Day
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Progress Index
Check out the newest books added to Petersburg Library collection
H.W. Brands, History

Huffington Post
Obeying Europe has been disastrous, Greece says, demanding a better deal
James Galbraith, Government

6/22/15

Huffington Post
Charleston Massacre and anti-Black state violence ruled by the same racist beliefs
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Cruz leads by a little, Clinton by a lot
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The Brief: Cruz leads in Texas among GOP candidates
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

ECNS
European life attracts Chinese
Amy Liu, Government

DW
Europe’s malpractice of Greece
James Galbraith, Government

Net Doctor
Female sexual dysfunction linked to ‘slow heartbeat’
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

New Republic
I don’t want to be an excuse for racist violence anymore
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

Feministing
The Feministing Five
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

6/22/15

CBS
Can you put a price tag on moms’ stress from kids?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

UT News
Cruz’s lead widens, Clinton stays strong in UT/Texas Tribune Poll
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Huffington Post
At the University of Texas, echoes of its Confederate past reverberate in the present
Coleman Hutchison, English

San Antonio Express-News
Confederal symbols still stoke passions
Jacqueline Jones, History

6/23/15

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans divided on gums, discrimination
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Andhra Telangana
Lower Libido in women linked to slow heartbeat
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

The Atlantic
America’s fantasy of a four-day workweek
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Economy, border security are top issues
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

KVUE
Poll samples Texans’ views on discrimination
Daron Shaw, Government

UT News
Is Rachel Dolexal a tragic mulatta?
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

Project Q
Texas voters: LGBTs face ‘a lot’ of discrimination
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
History lessons are important, but so is rectifying mistakes
Coleman Hutchison, English

6/24/15

Austin American-Statesman
Exposing the underbelly of Austin’s economic segregation
Javier Auyero, Sociology

Texas Public Radio
UT/TT Poll: Texans divided on gay marriage by gender, religion, politics
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Telegraph
Can genes predict foreign language learning skills?
Bharath Chandrasekaran, Psychology & Linguistics

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans divided on gay marriage
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Times Record News
State leaders keep favorability levels after session
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Texas Public Radio
New Poll: Texans reamin evenly divided on same-sex marriage
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KERA
UT-Texas Tribune Poll: Texans differ on victims of discrimination
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Small cracks form in GOP opposition to gay marriage
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KEYE TV
UT/TT Poll: Texans divided on gay marriage
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

6/25/15

Bitannica
Sam Gosling analyzes Facebook profiles
Sam Gosling, Pyschology & Sociology

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans wary of domestic use of military 
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Trib Talk
5 takeaways from the new UT/TT Poll
James Henson & Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

KVUE
Poll: Texans have little trust in Federal Government
Texas Politics Project

Chron
More Texans support than oppose Abbott’s order that Texas troops monitor U.S. Military in Jade Helm
Texas Politics Project

KVUE
Poll: Texans divided on same-sex marriage
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Gilmer Mirror
UT/TT Poll: Voters in sync with lawmakers-sometimes
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

6/26/15

Sputnik International
Jade Helm: Texans support sending state troops to monitor Fed’s activities 
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Heathline
California to let pharmacists prescribe birth control pills
Kristine Hopkins, Sociology

BuzzFeed
Same-sex marriage isn’t bad for kids—and the Supreme Court said so
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Runner’s World
Running reduces PTSD symptoms
Mark Powers, Psychology

June 19, 2015

6/13/15

Amara
Sean Theriault – Impactful learning experience 
Sean Theriualt, Government

Daily Motion
Policy makers must weigh the pros and cons: Daniel Hamermesh
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Historian likens Reagan’s influence to FDR’s 
H.W. Brands

Calgary Herald
Journaling turns a page
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Uncover Michigan
Human brain’s internal navigation system works in same fashion as grid cell system
Ila Fiete, Center for Perceptual Systems

6/14/15

TheOnline.com
Good ways to break bad habits at work
Art Markman, Psychology

6/15/15

The New Zealand Herald
Combing the pain away
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Inside Higher Ed
Passing in the classroom
Aaron Bady, English Postdoc

South Bend Tribune
Break bad habits at work
Art Markman, Psychology

Bloomberg
Jeb Bush prepares to formally announce presidential campaign
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

Shape
How to say no to people (and mean it)
Art Markman, Psychology

Fast Company
How do I get people to speak up in brainstorming meetings
Art Markman, Psychology

Amara
Sean Theriault – Teaching Tip
Sean Theriault, Government

Huffington Post
The stress of parenting costs $66,000 per kid
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The New York Times
‘The Prime of Life,’ by Steven Mintz
Steven Mintz, History

NBC
Leticia Van de Putte’s loss dashes hopes for Latino mayors, again
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Center for Mexican American Studies

MSNBC
Answers to the most Googled questions about Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

Austin American-Statesman
UT News
What the FIFA scandal can teach us about the sport
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Longtime UT psychology professor Ira Iscoe dies at 94
Ira Iscoe, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Longtime UT psychology professor Ira Iscoe dies at 94
Ira Iscoe, Psychology

6/16/15

San Antonio Express-News
Juneteenth a time to reflect on race relations
Kevin Cokley, Psychology & African and African Diaspora Studies

CNN
Will Jeb’s Latino roots translate for Republicans?
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

ABC
Why some experts debunk ‘transracial’ to explain Rachel Dolezai case
Kevin Cokley, Psychology & African and African Diaspora Studies

6/17/15

Bustle
The ‘stress cost’ of having a baby is thousands more than you’d think, economists say (which will stress you out even more)
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

WOAI
Legalization of gay marriage shocks Mexico
Gloria González-López, Sociology & LILLAS

News Medical
Low heart rate variability may place women at risk for sexual dysfunction
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

Guns.com
Media exaggerates student opinion on Texas campus carry
Texas Politics Project

Malay Mail Online
Low hear rate variability could point to sexual dysfunction in women, study finds
Amalia Stanton, Psychology

Market Watch
FPL’s Eric Silagy appointed to U.S. Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors
Eric Silagy, Economics alumnus

Boston.com
Americans are taking less vacation days. Does it help anybody?
Art Markman, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Pope’s climate message challenges Texas core values
Jeremi Suri, History

San Antonio Express-News
Texas runs on faith and oil
Jeremi Suri, History

Counsel & Heal
Heartbeats linked to female arousal likelihood
Amelia Stanton, Psychology PhD candidate

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Dolezal’s story is not about privileges of a black woman
Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Atlantic
Why are fewer American women getting abortions?
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

6/18/15

New Kerala
Lower heat rate variability indicates sexual woes in women
Amelia Stanton, Psychology PhD candidate

Health Day
Heart rate changes linked to sexual problems in women
Amelia Stanton, Psychology PhD candidate

UT News
Upcoding inflates Medicare costs in excess of $2 billion annually
Michael Geruso, Economics

UT News
Improving race relations in an era of police brutality 
Kevin Cokley, Pyschology & African and African Diaspora Studies

The Washington Post
Genetic analysis says Kennewick Man is a Native American after all
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

The New York Times
New DNA results show Kennewick Man was Native American
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology Post Doc

The Dallas Morning News
Biographer H.W. Brands to speak about Reagan biography
H.W. Brands, History

USA Today
DNA shows 8,500-year-old Kennewick Man was Native American
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Forbes
Without a doubt, Kennewick Man was native American anthropologists say
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Chicago Tribune
Treasury opts to put a woman on the $10 bill
Lisa Moore, English & Women’s and Gender Studies

LA Times
Plan for woman on $10 bill is praised, but Alexander Hamilton has backers
Lisa Moore, English & Women’s and Gender Studies

Houston Chronicle
Houston legislature recalls fight for Juneteenth holiday 
Jacqueline Jones, History

International Business Times
Rachel Dolezal media circus: What’s the takeaway on white privilege?
Robert Jenson, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Jewish Herald-Voice
Yiddish language returns to UT-Austin
Itzik Gottesman, Germanic Studies

6/19/15

The Monitor
Improving race relations this Juneteenth
Kevin Cokley, Psychology & African and African Diaspora Studies

Politico
Retire Hamilton, Jackson and all the rest, too
H.W. Brands, History

UT News
Study links heartbeat to female libido
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

The New Yorker
The Shakespeare Algorithm
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Radio West
Prime of Life
Steven Mintz, History

USA Today
Slavery records will soon be easily searchable online
Keisha Bently-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

Texas Standard
Is Pixar’s “Inside Out” emotionally accurate?
Alison Preston, Psychology

Washington Post
Like grandfather, like father, like son: Jeb Bush Jr. joins the campaign fray
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

Medical Daily
Heart rate and sexual dysfunction: Low heart variability may influence women’s arousal
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

MPR
Female sexual dysfunction may be linked to resting heat rate
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

Austin American-Stateman
Don’t blame victims in athletics cheating scandal
Tom Palaima, Classics

Jet Mag
In response to the #CharlestonShooting
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

Ebony
As we grieve for Charleston, acknowledge the true culprit
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

June 12, 2015

6/6/15

Hutchinson Leader
Learning to work at a young age
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Houston Chronicle
Spy powers debate poses challenge to GOP leaders ahead of 2016
Sean Theriault, Government

Richmond Times-Dispatch
Book review (nonfiction): ‘Reagan the Life’
H.W. Brands, History

The New York Times
Hillary Clinton traces friendly path, troubling party
H.W. Brands, History

6/7/15

The Dallas Morning News
Tea party displeasure with Legislature sets up primary fights in North Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Sacramento Bee
Between the lines: Acclaimed historian H.W. Brands is Bee club’s choice
H.W. Brands, History

Business Standard
Reagan’s enduring enigma
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
Launching his run for president, Perry faces hurdles of his own making
Christopher Wlezien, Government

6/8/15

Politico
Barack Obama poised to hike wages for millions 
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Nyasa Times
Study claims people who drink alcohol live longer
Charles Holahan, Psychology

JP Updates
BDS is what preceded the Nuremburg Laws
Samer Ali, Middle Eastern Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Students need mental health services, not campus carry safety measures
Jennifer Wilks, English & African and African Diaspora Studies

The Washington Post
How the Kurds upended Turkish politics
Kimberly Guiler, Government PhD candidate

San Antonio Express-News
NSA rift exposes shift in politics
Sean Theriault, Government

6/9/15

Fast Company
How do I politely tell my coworkers to leave me alone?
Art Markman, Psychology

Salon
“Liberals still don’t take Reagan seriously enough”: New biographer says Reagan was postwar America’s FDR
H.W. Brands, History

Ricochet
The Milt Rosenberg Show: “Reagan: The Life with H.W. Brands”
H.W. Brands, History

Bed Times
Sleep improves memory, creativity
Art Markman, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Cruz says threats remain significant at border
James Henson, Government

Huffington Post
Did the internet end cultural elitism? new study shows snobbery is alive and well
Randolph Lewis, American Studies

The Guardian
Court upholds Texas abortion law that could leave state with only seven clinics
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The New York Times
A shrinking number of abortion clinics in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

6/10/15

Marketplace
Labor Department may extend overtime to more workers
Stephen Trejo, Economics

All Gov
Fraudulent “upcoding” costs medicare advantage $2 billion a year
Michael Geruso, Economics

Education Week
School-leader standards to get more revision
Mark Gooden, African and African Diaspora Studies

Willamette Week
H.W. Brands, Reagan: The Life: Book review
H.W. Brands, History

Time
Will new overtime rule create – or cost – jobs
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Texas Tribune
The Q&A: North Cooc
North Cooc, Cenber for Asian American Studies

Inside Higher Ed
Teaching vs. Learning
Steven Mintz, History

Winston-Salem Journal
Ruth Marcus: The ‘stress cost’ of the empty nest
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

6/11/15

The Irish Times
How to crete a socially conscious start-up
Bradley Love, Psychology

International Business Times
Sad Twitter: How #dark tweets help users express themselves
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Yahoo! Health
Zoe and Marco Saldana: Why some men take their wives’ last name
Art Markman, Psychology

Five Thirty Eight Economics
Putting a price tag on the stress of having a child
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Texas Perspectives
Austin American-Statesman
Jenner’s transition to Caitlyn good for transgender folks, but not a panacea
Thatcher Combs, Sociology student

Chron
Texas researcher puts a huge dollar amount on the emotional cost of raising kids
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

6/12/15

The Sacramento Bee
H.W. Brands wows the Bee Book Club
H.W. Brands, History

Consortium News
Jeb Bush’s tangled past
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

WLRN
10 things you should know about former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

June 5, 2015

5/30/15

Pilot Online
More proof that technology on the go can be hazardous to your health
Art Markman, Psychology

Maine News Online
Racism, sexism and other biases could be treated: University of Texas research
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

NYC Today
Sleep can diminish prejudices: study
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Uncover California
Racism, sexism and other biases could be treated
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

The Hans India
Gender and racial bias can be unlearnt during sleep
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

5/31/15

New Historian
Epigenetics provides glimpse into ancient lifestyles
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Huffington Post
How sleep can help us get rid of deep-rooted stereotypes
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

National Monitor
go ahead, sleep in! It may be the key to ending sexism and racism
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Powers leaving UT with diversity goals only partially achieved
Edmond Gordon and Domino Perez, African and African Diaspora Studies and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

La Tercera Chile
“No creo que la izquierda tenga how un verdadero líder en la región”
Raul Madrid, Government

6/1/15

The New York Times
‘Reagan: The Life,’ by H.W. Brands
H.W. Brands, History

Modern Healthcare
Upcoding in Medicare Advantage may cost government $2 billion a year
Michael Geruso, Economics

RH Reality Check
The Josh Duggar scandal, barriers to birth control access in Texas
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

EurekAlert!
Weakening memories of crime through deliberate suppression
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Uncover Michigan
Sleep can help us get rid of deep-rooted stereotypes: study
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Medical Xpress
Weakening memories of crime through deliberate suppression
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Texas Perspectives
The criminal justice system is a massive failure. Here’s the solution
William Kelly, Sociology

CityLab
Charting the emotions of everyone in the room
Psychology

The Wall Street Journal
To treat depression, a new approach tries training the brain
Chris Beevers, Psychology

Chicago Reader
How Ronald Reagan brought America back to greatness – or not
H.W. Brands, History

Politico Magazine
Texas just made college less safe
Matt Valentine, Plan II Honors

Huffington Post
UT Austin rethinks awards process after Latino Award to George P. Bush sparks uproar
Nicole Guidotti-Hernandez, Mexican American and Latino/a Studies

Fast Company
Is it hurting my career to skip happy hour with my coworkers?
Art Markman, Psychology

6/2/15

Daily Motion
Meet a game changer: Russell Poldrack
Russell Poldrack, Psychology

Tech Times
Experts say sleep can help you unlearn gender and racial biases: Some people might need to sleep all day
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Psych Central
Criminal memories can be suppressed
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Health Central
Weakening memories of crime through deliberate suppression
Xiaoqing Hu, Psychology

Journal Sentinel
H.W. Brands on Ronald Reagan and the GOP in 2016
H.W. Brands, History

Inc.
Want to change your employees’ behavior? Just hack their brains
Art Markman, Psychology

6/3/15

Journalism
Straight to the top: How tooth straightening improved a woman’s career prospects
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Time
This is Himmler’s copy of Hitler’s Mein Kampf 
Janine Barchas, English

KVUE
Perry prepares for a second shot at the White House
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

6/4/15

LA Times
Rick Perry joins GOP race; this time he’s humbler, and under indictment
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Guardian
Rick Perry up against his own track record as he runs for president again
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Salon
Birth of a prison state: The bipartisan disaster that put America behind bars
William Kelly, Sociology

Premium Times
Nigeria: Where is the green, where is the food? Sustainable development for the common good
Toyin Falola, History

Texas GOP Vote
Texas Legislature passes five pro-life bills and numbers pro-life budget provisions
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Washington Post
The indictment hanging over Rick Perry’s 2016 presidential bid, explained
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
The indictment hanging over Rick Perry’s 2016 presidential bid, explained
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

BBC
Rick Perry: Texan twang in 2016 Republican nomination battle
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Baptist Press
Regnerus family study weathering renewed attack
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Time
25 Moments that changed America: Emmett Till is murdered
Jacqueline Jones, History

Christian Science Monitor
Rick Perry’s first challenge: Overcoming Rick Perry 1.0
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Time
25 moments that changed America: Ronald Reagan speaks to conservatives
H.W. Brands, History

6/5/15

Forbes
Great public speakers are made, not born
H.W. Brands, History

Chicago Tribune
Good ways to break bad habits at work
Art Markman, Psychology

Wallet Hub
2015’s best & worst states for military retirees
Brandon Archuleta, Government student

BR Now
Regnerus family study weathering renewed attack
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Delaware Online
The ‘stress cost’ of the empty nest
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics