Nov. 27, 2015

11/21/15

The Verge
Scholar finds rare New Testament manuscript on eBay priced at $99
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

BBC
The 2,000-year-old papyrus that was almost sold on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Greek Reporter
Ancient Greek New Testament papyrus almost sold on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

The Bulletin
Greek New Testament papyrus discovered on eBay with $99 bid
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Christian Science Monitor
Texas textbook vote highlights disputes over US history – and how to teach it
Anthony Brown, African and African Diaspora Studies

Today Online
Greek new Testament papyrus is discovered on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Houston Chronicle
Law allowing guns in buildings at college will invite trouble
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Mint Press News
University of Texas professor compares Palestinian activists to terrorists after tense protest
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

Bustle
The 4 reproductive rights stories you missed this week
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

11/22/15

Daily Mail
2,000-year-old page of New Testament manuscript is discovered for sale on eBay for just $99
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Newser
Rare Christian papyrus was put on eBay for $99
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Yahoo!
Ancient papyrus of early Christian text found in an attic for sale on eBay at just $99
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

The Times of Israel
Disrupting the study of Israel on campus
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

11/23/15

Business Insider
Someone tried to sell a 1,700-year-old piece of the New Testament on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Independent
Ancient and rare Greek New Testament papyrus found on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Sun Daily Standard
Greek New Testament papyrus discovered on sale on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Sputnik
Palestine-Israel conflict enflames passion on American campus
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

National Journal
In House races, candidate unafraid to tout Bush ties
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

World Mag
Pro-lifers debunk Texas study claiming increase in at-home abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Daily Texan
College of Liberal Arts to increase online courses

Dr. Drew
Findings: Self-induced abortions rise as Texas laws take effect
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Daily Texan
The hypocrisy of the “war on Christmas”
Penne Restad, History

11/24/15

Wisconsin Public Radio
America’s role in the battle against Islamic state
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
Russia-Turkey tensions push oil up
Jeremi Suri, History

The Times of Israel
How would Orwell feel about today’s college campuses?
Institute for Israel Studies

Legal Insurrection
Student who disrupted UT-Austin Israel studies event starred in Palestine free speech video
Institute for Israeli Studies

11/25/15

POTUS
Bernie Sanders and Anxious Politics
Bethany Albertson, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Gratitude and freedom – a combination for thankfulness
Art Markman, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Gratitude at Thanksgiving is good for your health
Art Markman, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
University of Texas professor found this ancient, rare biblical scrip selling on eBay for $99
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Men’s Health
How to predict your future with one question
Art Markman, Psychology

News Ok
Religious scholar finds ancient New Testament papyrus on eBay for $99
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Texas GOP Vote
Texas Policy Evaluation Project forced to disclose funding source for discredited attacks on pro-life laws

The Texas Tribune
The Q&A: Kevin Cokley
African and African Diaspora Studies

Sacramento State News
Sac State gallery hosts ‘Civil Rights Civil Wrongs’ exhibit
African and African American Studies

Harvard Business Review
The problem-solving process that prevents groupthink
Art Markman, Psychology

The Christian Science Monitor
How Black Lives Matter operates when spotlight is trained elsewhere
Eric McDaniel, Government

The Washington Post
University of Texas dean issues strong statement on academic freedom and free speech
Randy Diehl, College of Liberal Arts

11/26/15

Israeli National News
Op-Ed: The Intifada comes to Austin
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

News Busters
Gullible media spread Texas tall tale of ‘self-induced abortions’
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

11/27/15

WOAI
Texas Republicans strongly support Abbott, Tea Party
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
In land office, Bush finds footing at start of political career
Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Nov. 20, 2015

11/14/15

Midland Reporter-Telegram
In Texas, Trump ties Paris attacks to immigration concerns
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
George P. Bush first in line to get dad’s name in March primary ballot
Texas Politics Project

Folha De S. Paulo
Arquivo de Garcia Márquez tem resposta de collor a carta do escritor
Seth Garfield and Jason Broge; History and Spanish and Portuguese

She Knows
I won’t help my kid with her homework, even if it means she gets it wrong
Keith Robinson, Sociology

11/15/15

Politifact Texas
Sen. Ted Cruz says the Democratic Party is shrinking
Brian Roberts and Sean Theriault, Government

Houston Chronicle
Thousands turn out in Beaumont to see Trump
Texas Politics Project

Financial Spots
Dem. insiders: Rubio would be toughest 2016 opponent
Daron Shaw, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Cruz ‘oops’ shows he has room for error
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/16/15

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans say mental health top cause of U.S. Mass shootings
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: A test of the two Republican Parties in Texas
Daron Shaw, Government

The Atlantic
Shake Shack and the rising wages-rising prices infinity loop
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Crimson
Gathering discusses mental health issues facing minorities
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Federalist
ISIS is a storm we may not weather
Megan Opera, French and Italian

Houston Chronicle
Texas Take: Nov. 16, 2015
Daron Shaw, Government

Legal Insurrection
Anti-Israel students target UT-Austin Israeli studies prof after disrupting his speech
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

The Electronic Intifada
Israel studies director assaults Texas students
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

KXAN
Terrorism expert says ISIS threats shouldn’t concern Texans
Jeremi Suri, History

KHOU
Palestinian protestors involved in altercation with UT faculty members
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

KXAN
Student protestors and professors spar at forum on Israel
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

Austin American-Statesman
UT faculty group votes against campus carry
Ann Cvetkovich, English

Texoma’s Homepage
Poll: Texans say mental health top cause of U.S. Mass shootings
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

11/17/15

The New York Times
Noël Wells on ‘Master of None’ and her plan B
Noël Wells, Plan II alumna

NPR
Wanted: Speakers of Mayan languages, many of them
Sergio Romero, LILLAS and Spanish and Portuguese

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans say immigration, terror are greatest threats to U.S.
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Huffington Post
‘Helicopter parent’ doesn’t mean what you think it means
Patricia Somers, Women’s and Gender Studies

Refinery 29
The country where being LGBTQ can mean death
Gloria Gonzalez-Lopez, Mexican American Studies, Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies

The Blaze
Pro-Palestine protestors invade University of Texas Israeli studies event – one faculty member was not having it
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

The Austin Chronicle
Thousands of Texas women self-induce abortion, study finds
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Reuters
Texas law leads to more attempts at self-induced abortions – study
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Washington Post
Report: Nearly 2 percent of Texas women say they tried to induce abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Independent Journal
Pro-Palestine protestors on American campus accuse faculty member of assault
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

CBS DFW
UT professors say ‘no’ to allowing CHL holders in most campus facilities
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Think Progress
More than 100,000 Texan women have tried to indue their own abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Madame Noire
I had to wear a wig to get a job
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Washington Post
How Black Lives Matter, born on the streets, is rising to power on campus
Peniel Joseph, History

eNews Park Forest
New research finds link between self-induction and abortion restrictions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Houston Chronicle
Study finds 1.7 percent of Texas women tried to self-induce abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

UT News
UT Austin reviews recent incident
Institute of Israeli Studies

Raw Story
Study: Up to 240,000 Texas women tried to self-induce abortions and GOP lawmakers are to blame
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Texas Tribune
UT Austin officials to review dustup at Israel studies event
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

KVUE
Students claim discrimination by group at UT
Institute for Israeli Studies

KEYE TV
UT/TT poll: Texans say immigration terror are greatest threats to U.S.
James Henson and Daron Shaw Texas Politics Project

KUT
At least 100,000 Texas women have attempted to self-induce abortion, study finds
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Guardian
Hundreds of thousands of Texas women attempted self-induced abortion – study
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Slate
At least 100,000 women have attempted self-induced abortions in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Life News
Pro-abortion study falsely claims 240,000 women attempted to self0induce abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

RH Reality Check
Study: At least 100,000 Texas women have attempted to self-induce abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

11/18/15

Fast Company
My boss has a near-psychotic obsession with people being on time
Art Markman, Psychology

Boston Globe
Civil rights (still) matter!
Peniel Joseph, History

American Thinker
Texas poll: Illegal immigration is the greatest threat to the United States
Texas Politics Project

USA Today
Kissing bug’ infections still a problem in Texas
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

San Antonio Current
At least 100,000 Texas women have induced their own abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Washington Post
University of Texas law student and cohorts disrupt Israeli professor’s talk
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

The Columbus Dispatch
1.7% of Texas women have tried inducing abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

UPI
Study: Texas law leads to more self-induced abortion attempts
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Texas Tribune
Biden touts Houston’s green makeover as national model
Texas Politics Project

Bloomberg View
Texas is making abortion more dangerous
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Media Matters
New study predicts a right-wing media abortion myth could be putting more Texas women at risk
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

NBC New York
Home abortions rise after Texas law closes clinics: study
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Houston Chronicle
Study: More Texas women performing their own abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Independent
Texas abortion clinic limits force women to resort to home-made recipes or pills bought in Mexico to end pregnancies
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Refinery 29
Texas women are already living in a scary post – Roe V. Wade world
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Jackson Free Press
The push to double the minimum wage
James Galbraith, Government

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Study sheds a light on self-induced abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Indiana Daily Student
Stop closing clinics; stop self-induced abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Huffington Post
How money and privilege, not humanity nor ethics, drives racial equity action on campus
Keffrelyn Brown, African and African Diaspora Studies

Raw Story
Are Texas textbooks making cops more trigger happy?
Naomi Reed, Institue for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

11/19/15

Counter Punch
On intimidations, civil disobedience, guns and science
Jorge Canizares-Esquerra, History

OUP blog
When aging policies can’t keep you with aging families
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

CNBC
Students aren’t inspired by ANY presidential candidates
Claire Smith, History student

Houston Chronicle
Admitting refugees will help defeat ISIS
Jeremi Suri, History

NJ Pac
PU hosing editors Dec. 3
Jeremi Suri, History

USA Today
Ted Cruz’s come-from-behind 2012 win could influence his presidential bid
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Times of Israel
Campus fascists and the suppression of academic free speech
Institute for Israeli Studies

Salon
We’re hard-wired to want vengeance: “Those are brain systems that are old – they’re the ones we share with dogs and rats and deer.
Art Markman, Psychology

NPR
How America’s child support system failed to keep up with the times
Cynthia Osborne, Women’s and Gender Studies

Wide Open Country
Kissing bugs’ are spreading a deadly parasite in Texas
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

CBS
Study: 100,000 Texas women have tried to self-induce abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Science Line
A kiss of death
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

The Chronicle of Higher Education
How mental-health care entered the debate of racial inequality
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies

11/20/15

The Inside Korea
As abortion clinics close, thousands of Texas women may be performing their own
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Federalist
100,000 Texas women are not giving themselves abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Christian Today
240,000 women resorted to home abortions after Texas passing anti-abortion law in 2013, study shows
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Washington Times
The demise of academic freedom
Institute for Israeli Studies

The New York Times
Greek New Testament papyrus is discovered on eBay
Geoffrey Smith, Religious Studies

Tech Insider
Race and ethnicity have no real biological meaning
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Manitou Messenger
Campus carry law illuminates American fear, corruption
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Algemeiner
Israeli professor at University of Texas confronts Palestine Solidarity Committee activists: ‘Sit down and learn something’
Ami Pedahzur, Institute for Israeli Studies

Latina
Latinas living near the Texas-Mexico border are more likely to try self-induced abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

KUT
How the Mexican revolutions forged a friendship between Mexico and Texas
Matthew Butler, History

The Charlotte Observer
Protecting women?
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Food World News
Texas: Plagued with self-induced abortions after numerous abortion clinics were closed
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Washington Post
How anxiety about terrorist attacks could change our politics
Bethany Albertson, Government

Nov. 13, 2015

11/8/15

Austin American-Statesman
UT economist takes wide view
Sandra Black, Economics

11/9/15

Knoxville News Sentinel
UT kicks off homecoming
Juliet Walker, History and African and African Diaspora Studies

Boston Globe
Children of same-sex parents fare as well as others, studies say
Kate Prickett, Population Research Center

Austin American-Statesman
College athletes’ voices are getting lauder. Hear them roar.
Plan II

The Rivard Report
Laws and policies still exist that undermine same-sex parenting
Kate Prickett, Population Research Center

11/10/15

Salon
Politics is always about lying: But you’re not crazy if you think the lies are getting bigger and more frequent
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
In US foreign and domestic policy, veterans’ voices must be heard
Jeremi Suri, History

AU Press Release
The Beatles will be ‘Here, There and Everywhere’
Emrys Westacott, Philosophy Alumnus

Houston Chronicle
University of Texas professors: ban guns or we could sue
Mia Carter, Lisa Moore and Jorge Cañizares-Esquerra; English, History and Government

USA Today
Marco Rubio finds fans in campus Republicans
Madison Yandell, Government Student

MSR News
Scholar-activist electrifies students with talk on Black liberation
Peniel Joseph, History

Amarillo Globe-News
Mid-life death rates rise for whites
Jason Abrevaya, Economics

KXAN
UT Austin research aims to help veterans get mental health services
David Eaton, Middle Eastern Studies and Geography and the Environment

FOX 28
Study shows why 4-year-olds don’t thrive in Head Start classes
Arya Ansari, Population Research Center

11/11/15

Houston Chronicle
Transgender people and Texas bathrooms: The ’80s and now
Thatcher Combs, Sociology

The Cap Times
We need more veterans’ voices in policy debates
Jeremi Suri, History

The Guardian
Treating PTSD: psychologists look to the fear-reduction effects of exercise
Jasper Smits, Psychology

Baby Center
Believing in Santa can be harmful, according to experts
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

USA Today
University of Missouri unrest a signal for other schools, experts say
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Daily Caller
Profs write openly racist manifesto against campus concealed carry
Jorge Canizares-Esquerra, History

Telesur
Missouri protests against racism spread to more US universities
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

Houston Chronicle
UT president jokes in video with student leaders
Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Plan II students

The Washington Post
Recent veterans are more Republican than older ones. Why?
David Leal, Government

The Washington Post
Muslims are facing a civil rights crisis in America, and it’s the media’s fault
Karin Wilkins, Middle Eastern Studies

11/12/15

NBC
Trump praised it with ought naming kit: What was ‘Operation Wetback?’
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Center for Mexican American Studies

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT poll: Cruz, Trump tied, Clinton well ahead
The brief: Poll reveals tight Cruz/Trump contest in Texas
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

NBC
Latino scholars, activists focus on voting rights past, future
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Center for Mexican American Studies

WFAA
UT/TT Poll: Cruz, Trump tied, Clinton well ahead
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

Washington Center for Equitable Growth
More Americans are wiring “strange” hours
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

CBS 11
Tasha’s KRLD to do list Nov. 12-15, 2015
H.W. Brands, History

Truth Out
James K. Galbraith on the human cost of inequality in the neoliberal age
James Galbraith, Government

Los Angeles Times
New polls show O’Malley finding a window while Cruz vies for Texas
Texas Politics Project

On Point with Tom Ashbrook
Russia’s doping scandal has global sporting consequences
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

UT News
Trump and Cruz tied in University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

The Libertarian Republic
Professors write openly racist manifesto against campus carry
Jorge Canizares-Esquerra, History

Austin American-Statesman
Poll: Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are in a dead heat in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

NBC
Scholars: Latinos face tactics to dilute, discourage their voice
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Mexican American Studies

The Hill
Cruz, Trump neck-and-neck atop Texas poll
Texas Politics Project

KVUE
Poll: Trump and Cruz tied for lead in GOP field
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Breitbart
Utah judge orders child removed from lesbians and sent to traditional home
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

MSNBC
Thursday’s campaign round-up
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Thousands turn out in Beaumont to see Trump
Texas Politics Project

11/13/15

The Washington Post
Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are neck-and-neck in Texas
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Texas public Radio
UT-TT Poll: With Tea Party option, Texans show split in support
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Wit Tea Party option, Texans show split in support
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project

Catholic Citizens
Judge reportedly removes foster child from lesbian couple, says children do better with opposite-sex parents
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Community Impact
Study gauges needs of low-income Georgetown residents
Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Austin American-Statesman
Censure of Wallace Hall ignores free speech principles
Tom Palaima, Classics

The Atlantic
A new supreme court challenge: The erosion of abortion access in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

NBC
Latino political art has a long history, but still is potent today
Mexican American Studies

Nov. 6, 2015

10/31/15

Mashable
Reasons why you should pay attention to Nepal’s first female president
Heather Hindman, Asian Studies and Anthropology

BBC
Why young adults are waiting to grow up
Steven Mintz, History

Austin American-Statesan
October flooding no anomaly as fronts shake rain from lingering summer
Troy Kimmel, Geography and the Environment

11/1/15

Austin American-Statesman
Should vehicle related deaths be part of the gun control debate?
Chandra Bhat, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
Rashad Owens’ capital murder trial begins Monday
Eric McDaniel, Government

Daily Telegraph
Keeping a journal helps you learn about yourself and work through tough times
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Tyler Morning Telegraph
Abbott pressed to address sanctuary cities
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/2/15

The Monitor
Let’s follow brave student’s example
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

LA Times
Nondiscriminatory ordinance puts Houston at the center of latests gay right battle
Sean Theriault, Government

The Daily Texan
Campus carry remains contentious issue
Daniel Hamermesh and Ana Lopez, Economics and Plan II

The Daily Texan
UT System receives $2 million grant for innovative education
Steven Mintz, History and Institute for Transformational Learning

In These Times
Why the United States leaves deadly chemicals on the market
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Now is the time for everyone to stand up for justice for black girls
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

Food World News
Keeping a journal helps you cope with stress
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

KCEN
Texas schools suspending pre-k and elementary students at high rate
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

11/3/15

Superior Telegram
Community Calendar
Becky Pettit, Sociology

Yahoo!
Teen Instagrammer Essena O’Neil talks skipping meals and staging a ‘perfect’ life
Art Markman, Psychology

The Varsity News
Guns on campus? Debate comes to UDM
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
Policies against same-sex parenting not science-based
Kate Prickett, Population Research Center

UT News
Book on medieval Syrian shrine takes grand prize at UT Austin Hamilton Book Awards
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

KVUE
UT students team up for “run for the water”
Sean Theriault, Government

11/4/15

Fast Company
Help! I’m a quiet person in talkative office
Art Markman, Psychology

San Angelo Standard-Times
11 percent of Texas voters cast ballots
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas turnout higher than usual, still “dismal”
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/5/15

TribTalk
Gun violence is a solvable problem
Catherine Cubbin, Population Research Center

Houston Chronicle
Respect and cooperation needed to adopt effective gun laws
Art Markman, Psychology

Myrtle Beach Online
Institute of Southern Studies holds talk on cotton, slavery
Daina Ramey Berry, History and African and African Diaspora Studies

National Geographic
How the Trans-Pacific partnership will – and won’t – protect wildlife
Rachel Wellhousen, Government

KUT
As Mayan speakers immigrate, their ancient language is often lost in translation
Sergio Romero,LLILAS and Spanish and Portugese

The Daily Texan
Liberal Arts Council hosts town hall to discuss tuition increase

11/6/15

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Our hand-held engine of justice
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

Houston Chronicle
What can Texas Democrats learn from Louisiana?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project