Sept. 25, 2015

9/19/15

Houston Chronicle
Pope visit puts U.S. relationship with Latinos front and center
Matthew Butler, History and Religious Studies

9/20/15

The Guardian
What your music taste says about you
Sam Gosling, Psychology

9/21/15

Time
Ben Carson would fail U.S. History
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Jobs & Hire
How being attractive creates more opportunities in the workplace
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

CBS
Research finds your hair could impact your earnings
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Texas Observer
Challenging Austin exceptionalism
Javier Auyero, Sociology

National Catholic Register
Peter Steinfels and Mark Regnerus tackle contraception debate
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Harvard Business Review
Getting an audience to remember your presentation
Art Markman, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Don’t let NCAA sports overshadow students, faculty
Tom Palaima, Classics

9/22/15

Rivard Report
Hispanics will be uppermost in Pope’s mind during U.S. Visit
Matthew Butler, History and Religious Studies

The Daily Texan
Professors: Students should explore interests outside of major
Art Markman, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Media misrepresents college life
Julia Mickenberg, American Studies

Missourian
Texas professor brings human rights ideas to MU
Benjamin Gregg, Government

Texas Standard
Why don’t more college men report sexual assault?
Gloria Gonzalez Lopez, Sociology

Time Warner Cable News
Capital Tonight: Medicaid decision, Cruz on late night
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

9/23/15

The Monitor
The Pope’s visit and its importance to Hispanics
Matthew Butler, History and Religious Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Hispanics will be uppermost in Pope’s mind during U.S. Visit
Matthew Butler, History and Religious Studies

Anadolu Agency
Carson’s comments incompatible with U.S. Founders, law
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Austin 360
Brands, Young, Hickman, Preece set for Illumine Awards
H.W. Brands, History

MarketWatch
Dalai Lama says his successor could be female…but she must be attractive
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The State
USC launches year-long series exploring cotton’s history in South
Daina Ramey Berry, History

Houston Chronicle
State Fair says no to selfie sticks
Art Markman, Psychology

Texas Observer
HHSC: Public input ‘vital’ to new women’s health panel
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Everything Lubbock
Planned Parenthood debate could shut down government
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Marketplace
Colorado court takes up local laws limiting fracking
David Spence, Government

9/24/15

Salon
Our Founding Fathers included Islam
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

The Weather Space
Dalai Lama makes controversial comments on female successor, invites ridicule
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Demand for more accuracy of candidates
Davida Charney, English & Rhetoric and Writing

My High Plains
Planned Parenthood debate could shut down government
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

9/25/15

The Register-Mail
Gould donates letters from first ladies
Lewis Gould, History

Sept. 18, 2015

9/12/15

The New York Times
Are college lectures unfair?
James Pennebaker and Samuel Gosling, Psychology

9/13/15

El Paso Times
Book tells of Mexican0American civil rights victories in El Paso, elsewhere
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Center for Mexican American Studies and LLILAS

CBS
Teaching Yiddish in Texas
Itzik Gottesman, Germanic Studies

Daily Toreador
Tinder damaging to society, changes the way singles date
David Buss, Psychology

9/14/15

Texas Perspectives
Now is the time to end racial disparities in school discipline
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Dallas Morning News
Let’s end racial disparity in school discipline
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

India West
Sheena Paul wins Austin Journal’s ‘Profiles in Power’ award
Sheena Paul, Plan II Honors alumna

MSNBC
When public names have political ends
Sanford Levinson, Government

The Huffington Post
Legacies of limited justice and the Sandra Bland case
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

9/15/15

Press Release Rocket
Bibliomotion launches ‘The Angst of Adolescence’ by Dr. Sara Villanueva
Sara Villanueva, Psychology alumna

9/16/15

The Conversation
Malaysians worldwide demand prime minister’s resignation
Sheela Menon, English & Center for Asian American Studies

South China Morning Post
How having children robs parents of their happiness
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

BuzzFeed
The NFL’s most notorious underachiever wants a doctorate in psychology
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies

Voice of America
Ancient Mayan civilization adapted to climate change
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

9/17/15

WalletHub
2015’s best and worst states for underprivileged children
Maria Del Pilar Zazueta, LLILAS

The Daily Texan
8 UT faculty make Reuters’ highly cited researchers list
Sam Gosling, Psychology

Medium
Can you fit the constitution on an index card?
Zachary Elkins, Government

Texas Perspectives
The way we sentence criminals needs to change, and this is how we do it
William Kelly, Sociology

The Washington Post
This is how candidates are trying to tell you what they really think (Hint: It’s not through the news media)
Annelise Russell, Government PhD Candidate

World Finance
Isn’t it time Americans got a four-day week?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

KERA
Three ways to know if someone is probably telling the truth
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Shakespeare exhibition coming to Harry Ransom Center in December
Janine Barchas, English

Washington Times
Biden policy may echo Obama’s
Bruce Buchanan, Government

9/18/15

The Texas Tribune
As race for youth vote heats up, Cruz makes his play
Alessandra Gennarelli, Government student

Mmegi Blogs
Writing to heal
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Think Progress
The truth about Obama’s Nobel Prize
Jason Brownlee, Government and Middle Eastern Studies

The Nation
Old boy Longhorns vs. Neoliberal Pirate: The state of sports at the University of Texas
Ben Carrington, Sociology

Sept. 11. 2015

9/5/15

The Dallas Morning News
On first official trip to Mexico, Gov. Abbot must balance politics diplomacy
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Amid tensions, Abbot seeks stronger economic ties on trip to Mexico
Ricardo Ainslie, LLILAS

KSL.com
World congress of families readies for speakers, controversy in SLC
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

9/6/15

Fx Report Daily
Cruz blames Obama for climate of violence against police
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
On the clearance rack – the value of a working woman
Shetal Vohra-Gupta, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

The Daily Signal
Like no-fault divorce, gay marriage will change our relationship culture
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Economic Times
How Ancient Maya activity led to environmental decline
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

9/7/15

Fox 7
Balancing work and family
Caity Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

International Business Times
Ancient Maya still prompts impacts on the environment today
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

Daily Mail
Ancient Maya impact on the environment is still seen today
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

Chicago Tribune
Serena Williams is a good as it gets
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

The Dallas Morning News
Bush named CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star
Pierce Bush, American Studies alumnus

Live Mint
Pour your heart out, write
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Science 2.0
Ancient Maya ruined their environment – and they’re still being blamed today
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

9/8/15

New York Times
A door-to-door push to get parents involved at struggling schools
Keith Robinson, Sociology

The Florida Times-Union
Work Wanted: Anti –discrimination legislation could protect ugliest 1 or 2 percent of the population, economist says
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Fast Company
How can I leave at 5 p.m. Without looking like a slacker?
Art Markman, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Economist, former White House advisor speaks on future of inequality
Plan II Honors

9/9/15

Texas Perspectives
On the clearance rack – the value of a working woman
Shetal Vohra-Gupta, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Sahuarita Sun
The new wave: Service different today, but alive and well
Pamela Paxton, Sociology

Princeton Review
College’s that Create Futures
Julia Mickenberg, American Studies

BuzzFeed
This community is not a white community
Germine Awad, African and African Diaspora Studies & Center for Middle Eastern Studies

San Antonio Express-News
End racial disparities in school discipline
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

9/10/15

The Austin Chronicle
Gay Place: The Deep South
Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

CNBC
Why star economists support left-wing parties in Europe
James Galbraith, Government

Bullock Museum
This week in B-movies and bad history
Don Graham, English

Nature
Crowdsourcing digs up an early human species
Deené Reed, Anthropology

The Weather Space
New species of human found in SA
Deené Reed, Anthropology

Media Matters
Fox News pushes impossible claim that community clinics could fill gap if Planned Parenthood loses funding
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Bloomberg Business
This new study questions a key assumption central bankers make about themselves
Economics

The Washington Post
People like puppies, and it’s a big problem for the economy
Oliver Coibion and Hassan Afrouzi, Economics

Financial Times
Inflation targeting central banks: There’s bad news
Oliver Coibion and Hassan Afrouzi, Economics

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
End the racial disparities in use of school discipline
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

San Antonio Express-News
Change how we sentence criminals
William Kelly, Sociology

Dispatch Times
Scientists uncover ancient human ancestor
Deené Reed, Anthropology

Houston Chronicle
Where bias comes from, and how business leaders check it
David Spence, Government

9/11/15

NBC
What does the Planned Parenthood funding debate have to do with Latinas?
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Sept. 4, 2015

8/29/15

Politico Magazine
Donald Trump is…
H.W. Brands, History

The Independent
The antidote to Tinder? Majority of dating app users want relationship, rather than hook-ups study finds
David Buss, Psychology

8/31/15

Texas Standard
Are psychology studies accurate?
Jennifer Beer, Psychology

Observer
Democrats unlikely to expand electoral map in 2016
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Bloomberg
Columba Bush: The political asset who’d rather not be
Jeb Bush, Latin American Studies alumnus

The Washington Post
If not for a mountain, what is President McKinley’s legacy?
Lewis Gould, History

9/1/15

Reddit
Research by Daniel Hamermesh argues that looks can’t be significantly changed
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The NBER Digest
Upcoding: Evidence from Medicare on Risk Adjustment
Michael Geruso, Economics

The Daily Texan
UT professor, grad students release about Austin’s ‘Invisible’
Javier Auyero, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Mythology around Confederate John Reagan gives incomplete picture
Rich Heyman, Geography and the Environment

9/2/15

University of Georgia
Doctoral candidate receives two honors
Denisa Gándara, Spanish and Philosophy alumna

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Why removing the Jefferson Davis statue is a big mistake
Tom Palaima, Classics

Austin American-Statesman
The Planner: The long weekend, Sept. 3-6
Javier Auyero, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
KSAT’s handling of shooting video sparks debate
Mary Bock, Women’s and Gender Studies

Pop Matters
Dante and Don: The world made flesh and the world made cash
Guy Raffa, French and Italian

Huffington Post
The brutal reality of the New Orleans education experiment
Jamie Carroll, Sociology student

9/3/15

Austin American-Statesman
Perry campaign in New Hampshire on hold; Iowa is do or die
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

UT News
Former U.S. Secretary of labor Robert Reich to deliver Carpenter Lecture
Plan II Honors

Clues from Ancient Maya reveal lasting impact on environment
UT News
EurekAlert!
Newswise
Brunch News
Adaptive Scientist
Phys.org
Ok4Me2
US News
Science Blog
Laboratory Equipment
Grist.com
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

My Statesman
Cruz brings crowd to their feet in Fort Worth, and they never sit down
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Yahoo!
We need to be OK with taking vacation – our health depends on it
Art Markman, Psychology

Aeon Magazine
I am not a story
Galen Strawson, Philosophy

9/4/15

Futurity
Six ways ancient Maya still alter the environment
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

KXAN
Biggest struggle for working parents juggling family life
Caitlyn Collins, Sociology PhD Candidate

Archaeology
Scientists study environmental impact of Ancient Maya
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography and the Environment

The Daily Texan
System moves toward transparency
Jeremi Suri, History

The Dallas Morning News
To get big things done, we should strip demands on the president
Jeremi Suri, History

Patch.com
Former labor secretary Robert Reich to speak at UT
Plan II Honors

Houston Chronicle
Tempting fate and the popularity of the selfie
Art Markman, Psychology

Deseret News
World congress of families readies for speakers, controversy in Salt Lake City
Mark Regnerus, Sociology