Dec. 25, 2016

12/19/15

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Start early to succeed with resolutions
Art Markman, Psychology

The Federalist
When you believe in nothing, Islam becomes something
M.G. Opera, French and Italian

Contra Costa Times
What you can do to make lasting, meaningful memories for the holidays
Jessica Church-Lang, Psychology

12/20/15

Inside Higher Ed
5 great reads about graduate life and work
Bhauntelle Tibbals, Sociology Alumna

The Hafaka Galleria Daily
Janine Barchas, English

12/21/15

TribTalk
Waging the war for Christmas in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Salon
The media needs to stop telling this like about Donald Trump
Alberto Martinez, History

The Express Tribune
Arabic fasting growing-language in U.S.: analysts
Mahmoud al-Batal, Middle Eastern Studies

The News Tribe
See how founding fathers of America defended Muslim rights
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

The Christian Science Monitor
Why the Mall of America is suing Black Lives Matter protesters
Eric McDaniel, Government

Business Insider
The Mall of America is suing Black Lives Matter protesters
Eric McDaniel, Government

12/22/15

The Wall Street Journal
Why Mom believes in Santa
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

The Hindu
The Bard revisited
Janine Barchas, English

Duane Kelley
Website revives 18th c. Shakespeare Museum
Janine Barchas, English

Ars Technica
Poverty stunts IQ in the U.S. But not in other developed countries
Elliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology

12/23/15

Austin American-Statesman
Formalizing war might lead to peace
Tom Palaima, Classics

Harvard Business Review
You can’t manage emotions without knowing what they really are
Art Markman, Psychology

Huffington Post
The academy is poised to strike down a generation of black feminists on Beyonce class at a time
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Wall Street Journal
Why do rituals grow as a year dwindles?
Cristine Legare, Psychology

12/24/15

The Dallas Morning News
Why we pledge our allegiance
Mark Smith, American Studies

Houston Chronicle
The Pledge of Allegiance holds special meaning in today’s America
Mark Smith, American Studies

Dec. 18, 2015

12/12/15

MSNBC
US fear growing over terrorist attack
Bethany Albertson, Government

The New York Times
Groups converge for mock shooting near University of Texas
Lauren Ferguson and Xavier Rotnofsky, English, Plan II and Linguistics students

International Business Times
Oklahoma City rape trial: Black women see guilty verdict as a milestone in long history of injustice
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

12/13/15

Teen Vogue
Here’s why your college major really doesn’t matter
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

12/14/15

Gender and Society
How does India’s surrogacy market thrive despite being called the “rent-a-womb” industry?
Sharmilla Rudrappa and Caitlyn Collins, Sociology

12/15/15

Radio West
The Prime of Life
Steven Mintz, History

UT News
Ostracized children use imitation to fit in, study finds
Rachel Watson-Jones and Cristine Legare, Psychology

Sputnik
Reclaim America’s moral high ground by prosecuting Bush and his cronies
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Bio
Jane Austen: 6 interesting facts about the beloved English author
Janine Barchas, English

Science Codex
Ostracized children use imitation to fit in
Rachel Watson-Jones and Cristine Legare, Psychology

The Daily Beast
The return of the coat hanger abortion
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Boston Globe
The price of fairness
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Tri-County Sun Times
Grappling with attacks, U.S. Leaders ask Muslim Americans to fight back
H.W. Brands, History

Texas Observer
The year of the uterus versus them
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Medical Xpress
Ostracized children use imitation to fit in, study finds
Rachel Watson-Jones and Cristine Legare, Psychology

12/16/15

Medical News Today
Genes influence intelligence through social class in the U.S.
Elliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology and the Population Research Center

The Health Site
Kids who feel left out of the group often try to fit-in by imitating others
Rachel Watson-Jones, Psychology

CNN
Can Al Franken’s Secret Santa exchange cure the Senate?
Sean Theriault, Government

Daily Mail
Poverty CAN impact your IQ, but it depends on where you live
Elliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology and the Population Research Center

Reddit
Ostracized children use imitation to fit in, study finds
Rachel Watson-Jones and Cristine Legare, Psychology

The New York Times
For a Shakespeare anniversary, an online re-creation of a 1796 show
Janine Barchas, English

Al Jazeera America
When is keeping a secret bad for your health?
James Pennebaker, Psychology

World Science
Whether genes affect intelligence may depend on class, country
Elliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology

Science World Report
Poverty may impact your IQ depending on where you live
Elliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology

Medical Xpress
In U.S., poverty dampens genetic influence on IQ
Elliot Tucker-Drob, Psychology

12/17/15

Time Warner Cable News
Capital tonight: Clash, compromise over illegal immigration
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Hindu
Kids use imitation to fit in
Rachel Watson-Jones, Psychology

Time
Violence against Muslim women is racist and misogynist
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Record
For a Shakespeare anniversary, an online recreation of a 1796 show
Janine Barchas, English

Folha De. S. Paulo
Correio do Estado
Pporto
Info Art
Primeiro museu dedicado a Shakespeare é recriado em ambiente virtual
Janine Barchas, English

12/18/15

Orlando Sentinel
Past mistakes show more troops won’t boost safety: Front Burner
Jeremi Suri, History

The Age
Lying to the kids about Santa Claus: a psychiatrist’s view
Norman Prentice, Psychology

The Atlantic
Poverty’s role in intellectual development
Elliot tucker-Drob, Psychology

The Dallas Morning News
Why planning now – not in two weeks – improves the odds for your New Year’s resolutions
Art Markman, Psychology

EurekAlert!
Which-hunting and the hegemony of style guides
Lars Hinrichs, Linguistics

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Shakespeare gets digital resurrection for 400th anniversary
Janine Barchas, English

The Shakespeare Blog
The Boydell Shakespeare Gallery reincarnated online
Janine Barchas, English

Hyperallergic
A digital re-creation of a lost 18th-century Shakespeare museum
Janine Barchas, English

Deadspin
How the hero of Friday Night Lights won and lost his good name
Brian Chavez, Mexican-American Studies

The Sydney Morning Herald
Lying to kids about Santa Claus: a psychiatrist’s view
Norman Prentice, Psychology

Dec. 11, 2015

12/6/15

ABC Baltimore
Political Plays: O’Malley continues to slide; Franchot a power player
Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Plan II and Linguistics students

12/7/15

WNYC
Two men, three surrogates and their babies
Sharmila Rudrappa, Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies

Voice of America
US Supreme Court considers key voting rights case
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KUT
Was Obama’s Oval Office speech a turning point in addressing terrorism?
H.W. Brands, History

Big Country
Everything Lubbock
Trump kicks Texas campaign into high gear
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

12/8/15

Harvard Business Review
Do you have what it takes to help your team be creative?
Art Markman, Psychology

Slant
There’s another refugee crisis that has nothing to do with ISIS
Juliet Hooker, Government and African and African Diaspora Studies

12/9/15

Tribeza
People of the year 2015
Eric Tang, Center for Asian American Studies; African and African Diaspora Studies; Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

The Chronicle of Higher Education
‘It’s like holding your breath:’ Muslim campus leaders described charged moment
Hina Azam, Middle Eastern Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Gun rights groups to stage mock mass shooting at UT
Joan Neuberger, History

12/10/15

Fox 7
Misconceptions about Muslims
Hina Azam, Middle Eastern Studies

12/11/15

The Conversation
Trump’s call to ‘ban Muslims’ is un-American
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Dallas Morning News
UT student leaders: Campus diversity as a delicious lasagna
Xavier Rotnofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Plan II and Linguistics Students

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Proposal to allow concealed guns in classrooms leaves Texas faculty wary
Javier Auyero and Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra, Sociology, LILLAS, History and Religious Studies

The Washington Post
The fascinating history of how Jefferson and other Founding Fathers defended Muslim rights
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Daily Mail
How coffee rewires your brain
Russell Poldrack, Former Professor of Psychology

The New York Times
I’m a responsible gun owner? Seriously?
Zachary Stone, Plan II student

The Huffington Post
#DanielHoltzclaw split verdict is a travesty and dangerous
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

International Business Times
Seti scientist: Discovery of aliens would shave little impact on the day-to-day life of humans
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

My San Antonio
Playhouse names interim CEO
Mia Migliaccio, Geography and the Environment alumna

Dec. 4, 2015

11/28/15

The New York Times
Contaminating our bodies with everyday products
Andrea Gore, Psychology

11/29/15

Houston Chronicle
Immigrants hoping to organize, exert political power
Nestor Rodriguez, LILLAS and Sociology

11/30/15

Bangkok Post
Many ‘unseen’ chemicals are destroying us
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Jackson Hole News & Guide
Polluting our bodies
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Haaretz
On campus, pro-Palestinian activists want to cow Israel=supporters into silence
Institute for Israeli Studies

HealthAIM
The link between Facebook and stress
Chen Wenhong, Sociology

KXAN
Governor Abbott visits Cuba to talk trade
Jonathan Brown, History

12/1/15

YouTube: Marlon Saucedo
“Palaima”

Newsweek
You’re 100 percent wrong about ‘Africa’
Toyin Falola, History

The Travesty
Off the record featuring Martin O’Malley
Xavier Tornofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Linguistics and Plan II students

The Washington Post
Watch these two U. Texas student leaders go ‘Between Two Ferns’ on Martin O’Malley
Xavier Tornofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Linguistics and Plan II students

CNN
Why do politicians lie?
H.W. Brands, History

UT News
The righteousness of black women’s outrage 60 years after Rosa Parks
Kali Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

TribTalk
Decoding political responses to the Planned Parenthood shooting
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Foreign Affairs
Democracy in Myanmar
Zoltan Barany, Government

Fox 7
Texas coalition to reduce gun violence holds first meeting
Jeremi Suri, History

12/2/15

San Antonio Current
Newsmonger: Water bills will jump, Planned Parenthood goes to court, shifty SeaWorld
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

USA Today
Students go off (really off) the record with Martin O’Malley
Xavier Tornofsky and Rohit Mandalapu, Linguistics and Plan II students

Houston Chronicle
60 years after Rosa Parks: The righteousness of Black women’s outrage
Kali Gros, African and African Diaspora Studies

San Antonio Express-News
Campus carry claims tangled in definitions
Joan Neuberger, History

12/3/15

Breitbart
Sole funding source of Texas Policy Evaluation Project – pro–abortion foundation
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Miami Herald
Family matters: A new portrait of the American family
Population Research Center

12/4/15

The Dallas Morning News
What UT students think of campus carry
Bethany Albertson, Government