July 31, 2015

7/25/15

The Record
Measuring Regan’s political legacy
H.W. Brands, History

Stuff.co.nz
Why looks are still more important than brains
Judith Langlois, Psychology

The Monitor
For Abbott, Trump creates a challenge with Hispanics
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Mexican American Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Memorial event held for Larry Jackson almost two years after death
Snehal Shingavi, English

7/26/15

Austin American-Statesman
Iran deal offers time and openness
Jeremi Suri, History

Irish Independent
The ugly truth feminists don’t like to face
Judith Langlois, Psychology

Grand Forks Herald
Gay parenting ‘study’ stumbled
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

The Daily Texan
With Jade Helm 15 underway, all quiet on the Bastrop front
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Exhibit focuses on 1936 Olympics in Berlin
Bob Azbug, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

7/27/15

NPR
15 questions about science and religion, answered
David Buss: How can evolutionary psychology inform the science and religion dialogue
Cristine Legare: How do people reconcile religious and scientific explanations?
Art Markman: How can cognitive science inform the science and religion dialogue?
Jaqueline Wooley: Do people become more or less religious with age?

The New Yorker
The Greek Warrior
James Galbraith, Government

Bloomberg
Varofakis revealed ‘surreptitious’ grexit plan in recorded phone call
James Galbraith, Government

New York Times
Greece made preparations to exit Euro
James Galbraith, Government

UT News
Selective Imitation shows children are flexible social learners, study finds
Cristine Legare, Psychology

UT News
Iran deal offers time and openness
Jeremi Suri, History

Financial Times
Yanis Varoufakis defends ‘Plan B’ tax hack
James Galbraith, Economics

KSLA
Findings in same-sex vs biological parents analysis ‘fragile’
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Medical Xpress
Selective imitation shows children are flexible social learners, study finds
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Cousel & Heal
Kids flexibly decide what they learn
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Science World Report
Flexibility and learning: Children learn best with picking and choosing
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Science Daily
Selective Imitation shows children are flexible social learners, study finds
Cristine Legare, Psychology

7/28/15

Futurity
Little kids choose to imitate or mix it up
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Yahoo!
6 subtle signs you’re addicted to shopping
Art Markman, Psychology

UT News
Hormones influence unethical behavior
Robert Josephs, Psychology

Medical Xpress
Hormones influence unethical behavior
Robert Josephs, Psychology

Machines Like Us
Hormones influence unethical behavior
Robert Josephs, Psychology

Medical Daily
The imitation game: Kids become flexible learners by watching others, study says
Cristine Legare, Psychology

The Times of India
How India defined its food economy
Jack Loveridge, History PhD candidate

Business Standard
Greece made preparations to exit Eurozone
James Galbraith, Government

Politico
Inside the Varoufakis secret working group
James Galbraith, Government

Study: Hormones Influence Unethical Behavior
Science Daily
Science World Report
University Herald
Medical Daily
Robert Josephs, Psychology

7/29/15

Hormones Influence Unethical Behavior
Medical News Today
Tasnim News Agency
Daijiworld
The New Indian Express
India Today
Psych Central
The Health Site
The Siasat Daily
Robert Josephs, Psychology

Daily Times
Researchers discover incredible Mayan monument
David Stuart, Anthropology

Psych Central
Kids prove flexible social learners
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Market Watch
Economist Galbraith consulted on ‘Grexit’ plan and now fears resumptions on Greek spiral
James Galbraith, Government

CNET
Hormones may be partners in crime for unethical behavior
Robert Josephs, Psychology

The Atlantic
How rich people raise rich kids
Sandra Black, Economics

7/30/15

The News Reports
Has cheating become your habit? Blame it on your hormones, suggests new study
Robert Josephs, Psychology

Free Press Journal
Prone to cheating? Blame your hormones
Robert Josephs, Psychology

The Telegraph
The crazy, conflicting advice about when women should have children
John Mirowsky, Sociology

The New York Times
Millennial men aren’t the dads they thought they’d be
David Pedulla, Sociology

International business Times
Hormones dictate cheating and unethical behavior in people: Harvard Study
Robert Josephs, Psychology

7/31/15

The Today Show
Millennial dads want it all, but struggle to balance work and home
David Pedulla, Sociology

Valley News
Dartmouth contest asks whether a software program can write
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Bradenton Herald
Altering the marriage ‘ecosystem’
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

News Channel 5
Smart strategy to fight smoking, other habits
Art Markman, Psychology

Fox 8: Cleveland
Meet the candidate: Jeb Bush
Jeb Bush, Latin American Studies alumnus

Houston Chronicle
Defunding Planned Parenthood would increase abortions
Joseph Potter, Population Research Center

The Globe and Mail
Brazil’s colour bind
Marcelo Paixâo, LLILAS

The Culture
Black women historians encourage us to #SayHerName with list of recommended reading
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

July 24, 2015

7/18/15

China Topix
‘Very light smoking can still put women at risk of having heart disease, study says
Carole Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

International Business Times
Presidential Science Debate 2016
Texas Politics Project

The Bergen Dispatch
Growth mindset in education
David Yeager, Psychology

7/19/15

Very Light smoking common in young adult women
Christian Science Monitor
Lighthouse News Daily
MNR Daily
Carole Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Grand Forks Herald
Some research contradicts upbeat gay-parenting claims
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Quartz
Can sleep explain why black Americans die younger than white Americans?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Wall Street Journal
Overtime rules seen boosting low-wage hiring
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

7/20/15

The Hoops News
Young women are more likely to practice light smoking: study
Carole Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

The New Yorker
How can Greece take charge?
James Galbraith, Government

UT News
“Very light” smoking popular among young adult women, study finds
Carole, Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Washington Examiner
New study: College applicants prefer schools with lots of same-race students
Sandra Black, Economics

KXAN
Psychology professor talks about arming National Guardsmen
Michael Telch, Psychology

7/21/15

Business Wire
Albert Johnson joins Navigator Energy Services as Vice President of Business Development
Alber Johnson, History alumnus

Cheat Sheet
Job Hunting: One time it actually hurts to be a handsome man
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Diplomat
Demonstrating for peace in Japan
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

The Conversation
Here’s how minority job seekers battle bias in the hiring process
David Pedulla, Sociology

Associated Press
‘Population Y’: DNA links Amazon Natives to prehistoric mystery group
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Nature
‘Ghost population’ hints at long-lost migration to the Americas
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

Science
Mysterious link emerges between Native Americans and people half a globe away
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

Boston Globe
Researchers suggest another ancestry for Native Americans
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

Minneapolis Star Tribune
DNA from Amazonian tribes adds new wrinkle to story of initial settling of the Americas
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Benzinga
Key Equipment Finance names Carl Meinhardt leasing manager, healthcare, manufacturer and vendor alliance
Carl Meinhardt, Economics alumnus

7/22/15

Salon
Here’s why you’re taking the tragic Bennifer break-up so personally
Art Markman, Psychology

VT Digger
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduces bill for %15-an-hour minimum wage
James Galbraith, Government

LJ World
When and from where did humans reach Americas?
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

The Dallas Morning News
Perry takes on Trump to raise his own profile
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Sentinel Republic
Genome analysis pins down arrival and spread of first Americans
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

7/23/15

The Wall Street Journal
Obama names Sandra Black to Council of Economic Advisers
Sandra Black, Economics

The Heritage Foundation
Heritage Foundation releases 2015 Index of Culture and Opportunity
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Futurity
Stone tablet tells tale of early Maya king
David Stuart, Anthropology

Washington Examiner
Obama to appoint Texas economist Sandra Black as economic adviser
Sandra Black, Economics

The White House
President Obama announces more key administration posts
Sandra Black, Economics

Amarillo
Nazi exhibit bring back memories for ex-Longhorns swimmer
Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

Huffington Post
Will Sandra Bland’s case finally make black women’s lives matter?
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

7/24/15

The Sydney Morning Herald
The problem of having one child
Toni Falbo, Sociology

Inside Higher Ed
Shakespeare’s Brand
Douglas Bruster, English

MedCity News
Smoking is smoking, no matter how little: “Very light” smoking has become a dangerous trend
Carole Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

UT News
Obama will name UT Austin’s Sandra Black to Council of Economic Advisers
Sandra Black, Economics

Keys Info Net
Historic oil meeting in Cuba set for October
Jorge Pinon, LLILAS

July 17, 2015

7/11/15

The Daily Beast
Tribes blast ‘wannabe’ Native American Professor
Kim Tallbear, Anthropology

7/12/15

The New York Times
‘Hamilton’ heads to broadway in a hip-hop retelling
H.W. Brands, History

PsyPost
Cross-cultural study finds wide gap in what men and women want in a romantic partner
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

7/13/15

Indian Country
Undermining intellectual authority Is anti-intellectual
Kim Tallbear, Anthropology

City A.M.
How to improve your memory: Multitasking can actually be bad for your memory
Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, Psychology

UT News
UT faculty members honored with UT System Outstanding Teaching Awards
Bharath Chandrasekaran & H.W. Perry, Psychology, Linguistics & Government

The Washington Post
The misguided and muddled attack on the president’s new overtime rule
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

HNGN
Sexual partner preferences: Differences for men vs. women
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

7/14/15

Ahmedabad Mirror
The adrenaline rush while traveling
Art Markman, Psychology

Fast Company
My coworker takes all the credit for the work we do together
Art Markman, Psychology

Examiner
UT’s Shakespeare at Winedale marks 45 years
Shakespeare at Windedale

7/15/15

The New York Times
Atticus Finch was a man of his times
Minkah Makalani, African and African Diaspora Studies

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The black church must stand, confront its internal attackers
Eric McDaniel, Government

National Geographic
Can a skeleton heal rift between Native Americans, scientists?
Kim Tallbear, Anthropology

MiNBC
What the escape of ‘El Chapo’ means for Mexico and the U.S.
Ricardo Ainslie, LLILAS

Journalist’s Resource
Effects of same-sex parents on children’s adult outcomes: Reviewing a controversial study
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

7/16/15

Health Day
Many young women taking up ‘very light’ smoking, study finds
Carole Holahan, Psychology

Very Light smoking common in young adult women
Time
Live Science
CBS
WTOP
Carole Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

KATV
What the escape of ‘El Chapo’ means for Mexico and the U.S.
Ricardo Ainslie, LLILAS Benson/College of Liberal Arts/College of Education

7/17/15

Very Light smoking common in young adult women
Science Recorder
Daily Mail
Huffington Post
News Everyday
West Texas News
Medical Daily
Yahoo!
Press Examiner
Carole Holahan, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Jeb Bush ‘should be embarrassed’ by his overtime pay claims, economists say
The Guardian
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

UT News
Summer of Shakespeare
Shakespeare at Winedale

July 10, 2015

7/4/15

The Daily Texan
Understanding bucket lists: They are not just about check marks
Art Markman, Psychology

USA Today
Weekend picks for book lovers
H.W. Brands, History

7/5/15

The Dallas Morning News
Texas connection to the Greek “No” vote
James Galbraith, Government

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs
Dining with Darius
Rachel Laudan, LLILAS

7/6/15

The Hill
A rising tide for Dems on green issues
Texas Politics Project

CNBC
Mohamed El-Erain: Grexit ‘high probability’
James Galbraith, Government

MarketWatch
Ode to a Grecian finance minister as Varoufakis steps down
James Galbraith, Government

Aljazeera
Greece to present aid deal proposal  at Eurozone summit
James Galbraith, Government

Yahoo! Health
Brian science explains the 22-year-old’s tragic death by fireworks
Art Markman, Psychology

Salon
How “Inside Out” rejects the self-esteem mandate: “You are not going to feel great about yourself all the time.”
Art Markman, Psychology

Hellenic Shipping News
Mohamed El-Erain: Grexit ‘high probability’
James Galbraith, Government

Freakonomics
The economics of sleep, part 1
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

7/7/15

Michigan State University
Childhood stress fuels weight gain in women
Debra Umberson, Sociology

Other Voices
The Confederacy confronts Texans at their state Capitol
Sanford Levinson, Government

Alcalde
Football and brain injury: “Something needs to change”
Shyam Popat, Plan II Alumnus

7/8/15

BBC
Is ‘face-ism’ spoiling your life?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Yahoo!
Who needs labels? In defense of DTR (or defining the relationship)
Art Markman, Psychology

Psych Central
Childhood stress linked to later weight gain in women
Debra Umberson, Sociology

The Jerusalem Post
Chabad follows up on birthright with campus Israel trips
Brandon Mond, Government and Plan II Student

7/9/15

Alternet
Greek revolt threatens entire neoliberal project
James Galbraith, Government

Yahoo!
Murder without motive: The chilling reasons behind ‘random’ killings
Art Markman, Psychology

UT News
Mexico and The University of Texas expand scholarly exchange
LLILAS

The Texas Tribune
UT, Mexico sign deal to collaborate on research
Charles Hale, LLILAS

The Dallas Morning News
Pulling down statues cannot erase history
Don Carleton, History

7/10/15

Front Page Mag
Latin America’s Leftist Side
Raul Madrid, Government

News.com.au
Residents of Bastrop County, Texas, believe they’re about to be invaded by their own government
Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Crowd sends out flag with a  pop song
Art Markman, Psychology

The Texas Tribune
Biomedical research turning more to private funds
Andrea Gore, Psychology

July 3, 2015

6/27/15

USA Today
Fine Reagan bio reads like a good novel
H.W. Brands, History

Irish Times
Texas passes ‘open carry’ bill on same day as Dallas gun attack
Texas Politics Project

CBS Houston
Women’s sexual readiness tied to heart rate
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

6/28/15

Philly.com
‘Reagan: The Life,’ by H.W. Brands: Sober, a lanced look at a legacy
H.W. Brands, History

The Washington Post
Jeb Bush dogged by decades of questions about business deals
Jeb Bush, Alumnus

6/29/15

The Guardian
Obama triumphant? President turns gaze to progress on guns, race on votes
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Health Central
Women’s sexual readiness tied to heart rate
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

6/29/15

SF Gate
A look at some pros and cons of a 32-hour work week
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

New American
Texans polled about Jade Helm don’t trust the government
James Henson & Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Americans for Peace Now
Briefing call Wednesday, July 1, noon, on the power of Israeli settlers
Ami Pedahzur, Government & Middle Eastern Studies

Be Well Philly
Exercise could be a legitimate form of therapy, new study shows
Mark Powers, Psychology

Detroit Free Press
Women with no sex drive: Check your heart rate
Amelia Stanton, Psychology

KLTV
Better East Texas: Cruz leading polls 
Texas Politics Project

Time Warner Cable News
1on1: H.W. Perry
H.W. Perry, Government

6/30/15

Wood TV
More OT on the way? Obama proposes broader coverage
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Marketplace
President Obama extends overtime pay to more workers
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

KPCC
Boosting overtime: Obama calls for broader coverage
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Business Insider
How Obama’s proposal would make millions of workers eligible for overtime pay—here’s who could be affected
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Investors
New Obama overtime pay rules won’t raise pay for many
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Vice News
Violent US history looms large as feds investigate string of black church fires
Eric Mcdaniel, Government & African and African American Studies

Benchmark Reporter
The United States Supreme Court steps in to postpone abortion law in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Nation
Black women vilified as a ‘lesbian wolf pack’ speak for themselves in a new film
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

7/1/15

Thrasher Backer
President Obama wants more workers to get overtime
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Washington Post
Want to be attractive to online daters? Be biracial.
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

The Texas Tribune
Spouses of gay public employees eligible for benefits
Lisa Moore, English & Women’s and Gender Studies

Quartz
These are the words people can’t resist in headline
James Pennebaker, Psychology

American for Peace Now
Briefing call with Prof. Ami Pedahzur, expert on Israel’s radical right
Ami Pedahzur, Government & Middle Eastern Studies

Bloomberg
Since laws are now optional, let’s all work naked
Texas Politics Project

Government Executive
Overtime will get a break
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Time Warner Cable News
State Employees find peace of mind in newfound coverage for same-sex spouses
Steven Miller, LAITS

Inquisitr
Will America invade Texas? Jade Helm exercises a front to enforce gay marriage
Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
State employment benefits extended to same-sex spouses
Lisa Moore, English & Women’s and Gender Studies

Delaware Online
Aubrey Plaza effect: Want to attract dates? Be biracial
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

Fast Company
How do I gracefully exit a boring conversation?
Art Markman, Psychology

7/2/15

Austin American-Statesman
Campus: Teachers take part in history program
H.W. Brands, History

KESQ
Why Texas was wrong on abortion access
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Market Watch
Multiracial online daters are the most popular of all
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

The Texas Tribune
Supreme Court rulings and their Texas Impact
Scot Powe, Government

Insider Online
Salaried overtime requirements: Employers will offset them with lower pay
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Politico
Obama raising 5 million workers’ pay Not so fast
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Here & Now
Professor says Jefferson Davis statue should be removed, preserved
Don Carleton, History

Fox News Latino
Dear Mr. Trump – No, you didn’t get the job at the White House
Ingrid Vasquez, Mexican American Studies Student

Politico
9 myths about the Greek crisis
James Galbraith, Government

Philly.com
Multiracial click on dating sites
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology

Trib Talk
The politics of choosing the wrong side of history
James Henson & Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

7/3/15

Newswire
Greek crisis: The opposite of what we believed we know
James Galbraith, Government