Aug. 28, 2015

8/22/15

The Root
Dee Barnes, Dr. Dre and why we need to keep saying women’s names
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

San Antonio Express-News
Make protecting Medicare a campaign priority
Jacqueline and Ronald Angel, Sociology and Population Research Center

Bloomberg
Austin American-Statesman Dan Zehr Column 
Daniel Hamermesh and Javier Auyero, Economics and Sociology

8/23/15

Workfroce
The work-life harried-go-round
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

USA Today
Ted Cruz remains force in crowded GOP filed
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

EurekAlert!
Study explores how nations’ polices affect mothers’ ability to balance work-family life
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD candidate

Trib Talk
Texas GOP Primed for Trump-Cruz Showdown
Jim Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project/College of Liberal Arts

Phys.org
Study explores how nations’ policies affect mothers’ ability to balance work-family life
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

8/24/15

The Hill
Why Bernie Sanders won’t take the gloves off against Hillary
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The Federalist
Donald Trump couldn’t graduate from ROTC
Paul Miller, History

Psych Central
U.S. Policies come up short in aiding working mothers
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

UT News
Nations’ policies affect mothers’ ability to balance work-family life, study shows
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

Austin American-Statesman
Ten years after Katrina: Texas needs better coordination
Ronald Angel, Sociology

Journal Sentinel
Scott Walker calls on Obama to cancel Chinese president’s visit
Jeremi Suri, College of Liberal Arts/LBJ School of Public Affairs

8/25/15

Italy Art Space
This is amazing! Nations’ policies affect mothers’ ability to balance work-family life
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

The Hill
Republicans worry Trump will hurt Senate chances
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government and Center for Mexican American Studies

Digital Journal
Houston Fertility Institute opens new fertility clinic in Kingwood, TX
Jason Yeh, Plan II alumnus

PR Newswire
Josh Lodolo selected as new president and CEO of the Educational Foundation of Lambda Chi Alpha
Josh Lodolo, Office of Development

State’s $37 million PE program did little to curb childhood obesity
Houston Chronicle
Austin American-Statesman
KUT
Texas Tribune
KXAN
KEYE
Paul von Hippel, LBJ School of Public Affairs/College of Liberal Arts

Futurity
Working moms fare better in Sweden than in Italy
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

TV Newsroom
Bernie Sanders: ‘I don’t know’ how Biden run would impact 2016 race
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Bulletin Leader
James Pindell: Can Bernie Sanders win Ohio?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Rapid News Network
Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton for President: Despite his extreme anti
Bruce Buchanan, Government

On Top
Conservative megadoner Sean Fieler finances over half of NOM’s Maine anti-gay campaign
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Sentinel Republic
Bernie Sanders gets crucial Deez Nuts endorsement
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Your Houston News
Houston Fertility Institute opens new fertility clinic in Kingwood
Jason Yeh, Plan II alumnus

Fast Company
I think I’m being bullied at work, what should I do?
Art Markman, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas should not spend money without clear goals
Paul von Hippel, Population Research Center

8/26/15

Yahoo!
5 troubling flaws in Texas’s investigation of Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Breitbart
Texas taxpayers wasted $37 million on failed childhood obesity school program, study says
Paul von Hippel, Population Research Center

Forbes
Do  your testosterone and cortisol levels dictate your leadership ability?
Bob Josephs, Psychology

BioSpace
Childhood obesity program failed, University of Texas study finds
Paul von Hippel, Population Research Center

Harvard Business Review
Stress is your brain trying to avoid something
Art Markman, Psychology

CNN
5 things to know about the Asian ‘anchor baby’ controversy
Madeline Hsu, Center for Asian American Studies

Fusion
Can you judge someone’s faithfulness by their face?
David Buss, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Social media brings Virginia shooting too close for comfort
Art Markman, Psychology

8/27/15

Journal Star
Suzette Martinez Standring: Writing to heal trauma
James Pennebaker, Psychology

International Business Times
Islamic State temple destruction: ‘Palmyra represents everything ISIS would like to destroy’
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Fast Company
Should Ashley Madison members lose their jobs?
Art Markman, Psychology

UT News
10 years after Katrina, we still need better coordination, especially in Texas
Ronald Angel, Sociology and Population Research Center

Yahoo!
The motivations behind the WBDJ on-air shooting: When does anger turn to violence?
Art Markman, Psychology

Houston Matters
Book tells the stories of early German settlers in Texas
James Kearney, Germanic Studies

The Dallas Morning News
Texas needs more evidence based policy decisions
Paul von Hippel, Population Research Center

8/28/15

Time Warner Cable
Virginia shooting an ‘intersection of video, violence and social media’
Mary Bock, Women’s and Gender Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Lawmakers should use evidence-based policy for decisions
Paul von Hippel, Population Research Center

U.S. News
The year of the underdog?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The Daily Texan
Career-family balance differs between women in US, Europe
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

Publishers Weekly
PW Picks: Books of the Week
Javier Auyero, Sociology

Aug. 21, 2015

8/15/15

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Clinton hoping to take Texas by storm
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Hendersonville Lightning
Documentary tells story of early Jewish merchants
Sandford Lvinson, Government

San Antonio Express-News
The Clean Power Plan: Let the litigation games begin
David Spence, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Tried in Texas – defunding Planned Parenthood hurt women
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

8/16/15

Al Jazeera America
Tinder isn’t perfect – but why would it be?
David Buss, Psychology

8/18/15

Grist
Letter from Texas: Foods didn’t drown the drought
Troy Kimmel, Geography and the Environment

Houston Chronicle
Defunding Planned Parenthood: Texas exampled bodes ill for US
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Presidential candidates should address reforms for Medicare
Jacqueline and Ronald Angel, Sociology

8/19/15

Los Angeles Times
Critics of Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal warn about arbitration clause
Rachel Wellhausen, Government

Associated Press
Clinton’s exchange with activists shows her preference for pragmatism over passion
Bruce Buchanan, Government

NPR
Louis Stokes, Ohio’s first African-American Congressman, dies
Leonard Moore, History and African & African Diaspora Studies

KVCR
Public Radio at SXSW 2016: 12 panels to vote for right now
Richard Reddick, Eric Tang and Cherise Smith; African and African Diaspora Studies

KVUE
Iran nuclear deal of profound importance
Jeremi Suri, History

8/20/15

Bustle
5 facts about buyer’s remorse that will help you shop more wisely & avoid guilt
Art Markman, Psychology

Fusion
How the power of storytelling can change lives in child welfare cases
James Pennebaker, Psychology

UB Reporter
Leonard honored with national award
Kim Fromme, Psychology

The American Bazaar
Documentary ‘Gurukulam’ explores Bhagavad Gita, shows slated for NYC
Neil Dalal, Asian Studies alumnus

Houston Chronicle
Trump pushes Cruz out of lead in Texas poll
Texas Politics Project

Beaumont Enterprise
PN-G alumni plan warrior statue, but some question use of mascot
Shannon Speed, Native American and Indigenous Studies

8/21/15

NBC
Entering college? Latino professors share some great advice
David Leal, Government

The Hill
Poll: Trump beats Cruz in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas women have been hurt by cuts in Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Forbes
Meet the meat bar: This protein-packed startup wants to kill granola bars
Katie Forrest, Women’s and Gender Studies Alumna

KUT
How running may help better treat PTSD
Mark Powers, Psychology

Psychology Today
Young men and bad sex: Women are being shortchanged
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Aug. 14, 2015

8/8/15

My San Antonio
Setting the record straight on Texas ‘prison reform’
Urban Policy Research and Analysis

The Express Tribune
It’s official: Men seek younger, beautiful mates
David Buss, Psychology

Winnipeg Free Press
Golden state warrior
H.W. Brands, History

Business Insider
Falling victim to this $60 billion industry makes women more likely to succeed
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

TLC
Who do you think you are?
Daina Berry, History

Providence Journal
Altering the marriage ecosystem
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

8/9/15

Medical Daily
Evolution influences mate preferences: What men and women really want
David Buss, Psychology

The Times of India
It’s official: men seek younger, beautiful mates
David Buss, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Millennial men aren’t the dads they expected
David Pedulla, Sociology

USA Today
Unrelenting Ferguson protests pushed year of national change
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

Science World Report
Gender and mate preference: Differences based on evolutionary pressures
David Buss, Psychology

8/10/15

The Guardian
Universities can learn from schools when it comes to improving teaching quality
Richard Murphy, Economics

Yahoo!
I don’t have a girl squad – and I’m OK with that
Art Markman, Psychology

NPR
Should we distrust atheists?
Psychology

International Business Times
The idea of the ‘perfect partner may be rooted differently in evolution for men and women
David Buss, Psychology

Her.ie
There’s a biological explanation for why people cheat
Bob Josephs, Psychology

A Plus
The 7 characteristics of a bodacious behind, explained by science
David Buss, Psychology

Chron
Crime isn’t the problem. The system is the problem
William Kelly, Sociology

8/11/15

OUP Blog
Wendell Willkie: a forerunner to Donald Trump
Lewis Gould, History

Closer
Revealed: Scientists reveal the real reason people cheat
Bob Josephs, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
UT should keep Confederate statues but add context with plaques
Tom Palaima, Classics

Cheat Sheet
Why people who sleep better earn more money
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Christian Science Monitor
Rick Perry stops paying South Carolina staffers. Is he strapped for cash?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Crime not whole problem, punishment not best answer
Bill Kelly, Sociology

8/12/15

The Monitor
Defunding Planned Parenthood clinics in Texas have national implications
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Austin American-Statesman
Texas’ experiences shows flaws in efforts to defund Planned Parenthood
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Eyewitness News
Trump maintains female support after ‘menstruation’ comment
Davida Charney, Rhetoric & Writing and English

Fast Company
Everybody gets to work from home except me
Art Markman, Psychology

Benzinga
Holocaust expert and educator returns home to lead the Pittsburgh Holocaust Center into a new era
Lauren Bairnsfather, College of Liberal Arts

Bustle
Tinder’s response to the ‘Vanity Fair’ “Dating Apocalypse” article may have missed the point
David Buss, Psychology

The Dallas Morning News
What Texas’ experience tells us about Planned Parenthood defunding plan
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Reuters
Trump’s female fans shrug off ‘blood’ comment about TV host
Davida Charney, Rhetoric and Writing

The Telegraph
Tinder has a major public meltdown on Twitter after critical Vanity Fair article
David Buss, Psychology

Fusion
Has Tinder really ushered in a dating apocalypse?
David Buss, Psychology

8/13/15

Times Higher Education
International and postgraduate fee survey, 2015
Richard Murphy, Economics

Pittsburgh Business Times
Director appointed at Holocaust Center of Pittsburgh
Lauren Bairnsfather, College of Liberal Arts Dean’s Office

Huffington Post
The clean power plan: Let the litigation games begin
David Spence, Government

Huffington Post
Can you see me now: Raynette Turner, Sandra Bland and the invisibility of black women
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

8/14/15

TV Newsroom
Donald Trump gets targeted on Twitter with ‘Witchy’ 5-word Hashtag
Davida Charney, Rhetoric and Writing

The Boston Globe
Stress may make you more likely to cheat
Bob Josephs, Psychology

KEYE TV
Austin is making its own dent in Cuba
César Salgado, Spanish and Portuguese

Aug. 7, 2015

8/1/15

The Economic Times
Prone to cheating? Blame your hormones
Robert Josephs, Psychology

The Hill
Fox News leaves many questions unanswered about debate
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Pleasantville
Pleasantville community synagogue hires Julie Hilton Danan as new Rabbi
Julie Hilton Danan, Middle Eastern Studies alumna

The Real News Network
Tsipras defends Varoufakis preparations for Grexit
James Galbraith, Government

Benchmark Reporter
First Republican presidential debate to be held Aug 6 with ‘the still to mention’ presidential candidates
Bruce Buchanan, Government

San Antonio Express- news
Attorney General Ken Paxton indicted on three felony counts
James Henson, Government

The Hill
Questions raised about Planned Parenthood cuts
Joseph Potter, Population Research Center

8/2/15

Tech Crunch
Machine learning and human bias: An uneasy pair
Jason Baldridge, Linguistics

New Kerala
Kids are flexible social learners
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Sentinel Republic
How to win the GOP’s 10-candidate debate
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The New Indian Express
Kids are flexible social leaners
Cristine Legare, Psychology

8/3/15

International Business Times
Greece debt crisis: US economist defends Yanis Varoufakis over Grexit plan
James Galbraith, Government

Online Athens
Changes in marriage come at expense of children
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

The Siasat Daily
Kids are flexible social learners
Cristine Legare, Psychology

New Republic
How to make millennial dads less gender-traditional
David Pedulla, Sociology

Bustle
People with high evils of testosterone and cortisol are more likely to cheat, says news study
Bob Josephs, Psychology

Elite Daily
Ladies, listen to these 4 body parts before deciding if he’s ‘the one
Timothy Loving, Psychology

Elite Daily
Researchers find hormones might be why certain people tend to cheat
Bob Josephs, Psychology

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Observers: AG indictment less politically charged than Rick Perry’s
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Shape
Blame it on your hormones: The real reason you cut corners at the gym
Robert Josephs, Psychology

8/4/15

City AM
Designer of Greek crisis plan James Galbraith warns bailout deal is destined for failure
James Galbraith, Government

UT News
NEH Grant will transform study of early books
LLILAS & Spanish and Portuguese

Fast Company
My boss makes jokes about my religion. What should I do?
Art Markman, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Prison reform ‘Texas model’ hasn’t really solved problems
Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Voices of America
US voting retractions fuel tensions
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Cleburne Times-Review
Texas secessionists still hopping for independence
Sanford Levinson, Government

New York Post
Millennial ‘Mr. Moms’ turn out to be all talk
David Pedulla, Sociology

KVUE
UT working to secure self-driving vehicles
Chandra Bhat, Economics

8/5/15

The Atlantic
Netflix’s new parental-leave policy: ‘Just about ideal’
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD candidate

Texas Perspectives
Note to lawmakers: Proceed carefully if we want medicare to continue
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Forbes
How hormones foretell whether people will cheat
Robert Josephs, Psychology

The Telegraph
US economist denies being part of ‘criminal gang’ over secret Plan B for Greece
James Galbraith, Government

Deseret News
Are you wearing too much makeup or not enough at work?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Atlantic
When parents are the ones getting schooled by the common core
Steven Mintz, History

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Nazi Olympics exhibit comes to Austin
Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

Discovery
The shocking reason why people cheat on tests
Bob Josephs, Psychology

8/6/15

Vanity Fair
Tinder and the dawn of the “dating apocalypse”
David Buss, Psychology

The Spectator
A new translation of the Iliad
Peter Green, Classics

UT News
Medical Xpress
Science Daily
Genders differ dramatically in evolved mate preferences
David Buss, Psychology

Discovery
Police suggest Florida killings linked to witches
Brian Levack, History

Houston Chronicle
Setting the record straight on Texas ‘prison reform’
Urban Policy Research and Analysis

NJ.com
Why (and how) Chris Christie needs to ramp up his style game
Lewis Gould, History

The Seattle Times
The Texas effect on family planning and women’s health
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Laboratory Equipment
Men prefer younger, attractive women: study
David Buss, Psychology

KUT
Nature or Nurture? Study finds environment is capital to child’s future wealth
Sandra Black, Economics

Texas Standard
Hillary Clinton and her amazing evolving southern accent
Lars Hinrich, Linguistics

8/7/15

Medical News Today
Genders differ dramatically in evolved mate preferences
David Buss, Psychology

Yahoo!
It’s official: Men seek younger, beautiful mates
David Buss, Psychology

Business Standard
Men prefer younger, attractive women: study
David Buss, Psychology

Heritage Daily
Tulane archaeologists help unearth key Maya monuments
David Stuart, Anthropology

National Post
Israel forced to confront Jewish extremism after arson attack on Palestinian home
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israel Studies

Yahoo!
New to Tinder? Experts explain how to find success on the dating app
David Buss, Psychology

The Financial Express
Men prefer younger, attractive women: study
David Buss, Psychology

Huffington Post
Mind your business: From CEO pay to Harvard MBAs
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD candidate