Jan. 29, 2016

1/23/16

The News
Adaption stressed to cope with warming
Timothy Beach, Geography and the Environment

San Antonio Express-News
The Supreme Court – that’s how president’s really shape policy
Jeremi Suri, History

KLRU
UT program aims to improve the number of women in politics
Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

The Tribune
Planned Parenthood is committed to protecting women’s right to reproductive health care
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Trump giving Cruz tough primary battle in Texas
Texas Politics Project

1/24/16

Attn:
What really happens if you’re a late in life virgin
Paige Harden, Psychology and Population Research Center

1/25/16

Daily Bruin
Student protests vital for starting abortion-rights conversation
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Inside Higher Ed
Grad students, entrepreneurialism and career preparation
Richard Cherwitz, Rhetoric and Writing

New Jersey Jewish News
Expert: Pro-Israel students face pressure
Institute for Israel Studies

Denver Business Journal
Should you stay or should you go? How Colorado ranks as a place to retire
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Salon
Why we bake in a blizzard: When the big storm hits, “your world gets narrowed”
Art Markman, Psychology

Dawn
Promotion of research, higher education discussed
Timothy Beach, Geography and the Environment

1/26/16

San Antonio Express-News
State conservatives reassessing Republican party
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Christian Science Monitor
Ted Cruz isn’t liked in Congress. What could that mean if he’s president?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KXAN
UT Nobel Prize winner volunteers to take ‘campus carry’ to court
Joan Neuberger, History

1/27/16

Examiner
Expressive art releases deeply felt emotions
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Wall Street Journal
The power of daily writing in a journal
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Nobel-winning UT professor draws attention after voicing to ban guns
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Daily Texan
New online, interactive history class debuts
Jeremi Suri, History

The Atlantic
Do workers slack off more when the economy’s better?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

UT News
Five resume-writing don’ts
LaRae Tronstad, Career Services

WKU Herald
ICSR begins spring speaker series next month
Julie Minch, English and Center for Mexican American Studies

1/28/16

KPFA: Up Front
The end of growth?
James Galbraith, Government

Huffington Post
Ted Cruz connects with pro-lifers at West Des Moines rally
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Builder
Ethic Reset: A better economy may promote worker let-down effect
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

1/29/16

NPR
Texas tries to repair damage wreaked upon family planning clinics
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

UT News
UT Austin establishes center to study race and democracy at LBJ School of Public Affairs
Peniel Joseph, History

The New York Times
What data can do to fight poverty
Leigh Linden, Economics

KUT
The Texas Rangers killed hundreds of Hispanic Americans during the Mexican revolution
John Morán Gonzaález; English, Center for Mexican American Studies, and American Studies

The Washington Post
Why Party bosses can’t contain Trump
H.W. Brands, History

Jan. 22, 2016

1/16/16

The New York Times
Drug overdoses propel rise in mortality rates of young whites
Mark Hayward, Sociology

Valley Morning Star
Texas state museum acknowledging violent Valley history
John Morán González, English, Center for Mexican American Studies and American Studies

Heritage Daily
Charting the growth of one of the world’s oldest babies
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Cruz faces a real battle for Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Los Angeles Times
How the ancient art of writing therapy can help you create a brighter future
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Times Union
Drug overdoses rise for young whites
Mark Hayward, Sociology

Santa Fe New Mexican
Drug overdose propel rise in mortality rates of whites
Mark Hayward, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
Attorney fees key to fighting Wall Street fraud
Charles Silver, Government

1/17/16

Austin American-Statesman
Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘dream’ is on life-support
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Monitor
Exhibit on Rio Grande Valley’s violent history to be on display at Texas state museum
John Morán González, English, Center for Mexican American Studies and American Studies

The New York Times
Quotation of the Day
Mark Hayward, Sociology

Houston Chronicle
Coming soon to nonprofit boarding school: a girl’s dorm
Keisha Bentley-Edwards, African and African Diaspora Studies

1/18/16

War on the Rocks
The urgent need for real national security
Jeremi Suri, History

The Monitor
MLK’s dream is waning
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies

San Antonio Express-News
Jeb Bush banking on Texas to gain traction
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Bush hopes to gain momentum with help from Texas voters
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Newsweek
The Martin Luther King that America and Obama ignore
Peniel Joseph, History

The Federalist
The short-term president
M.G. Oprea, French and Italian

1/19/16

Fox 7
U.S. And Iran’s relationship after nuclear deals
Jeremi Suri, History

Texas Standard
Despite sanctions lift, Greg Abbott wants to stop Texas trade with Iran
Jeremi Suri, History

Fortune
Companies are charging UK women 37% more than men for the same products
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Daily Texan
Psychology professor to lead initiative on educational innovation
James Pennebaker, Psychology

UT News
James Pennebaker to oversee educational initiative
James Pennebaker, Psychology

KUT
Despite sanctions lift, Greg Abbott wants to stop Texas trade with Iran
Jeremi Suri, History

Inside Higher Ed
False Choices
Steven Mintz, History

Mic
It wouldn’t kill you to call your parent more, says science
Karen Fingerman, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Paxton declares sports fantasy leagues illegal gambling under Texas law
Jason Abrevaya, Economics

Against the Grain
Black protest politics
Juliet Hooker, Government and African and African Diaspora Studies

Politifact
Virginia NARAL head errs on self-induced abortions in Texas
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Total Frat Move
Texas frat guy gives TED Talk eviscerating the way government works
William Dodd, Jr., Economics

1/20/16

WalletHub
How closely does Iowa resemble the U.S.?
Daron Shaw, Government

Medill Reports Chicago
Would Jesus really do that?: Experts weigh in on Wheaton College controversy
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

The Baptist Standard
Abortions in Texas decline significantly
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

KVUE
Keeping Americans safe
Jeremi Suri, History

Everything Lubbock
Texans voting smarter, avoiding long lines on election day
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

1/21/16

Daily Campus
Professor works to help explain human psychology through words
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Houston Press
Getting an abortion in Texas is expensive and complicated thanks to clinic closures
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Time Warner Cable News
Governor Abbott makes waves on third international trip
Jeremi Suri, History

Uvalde Leader-News
UHS graduate organizing museum exhibit
John Morán González; English, Center for Mexican American Studies, and American Studies

UT News
UT Scholar tells the story of Texas’ violent past on the Mexico-Texas border
John Morán González; English, Center for Mexican American Studies, and American Studies

Tampa Bay Times
Another assault on abortion rights
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Houston Chronicle
The new face of self-induced abortion – in Texas and beyond
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

1/22/16

The Guardian
Life and death on the border: effects of century-old murders still felt in Texas
John Morán González; English, Center for Mexican American Studies, and American Studies

Latin Post
Texas women pawning wedding rings, personal items to fund abortion care needs?
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

KXAN
UT professors hold teach-in Friday to protest campus carry
Steve Wechsler, Linguistics

Life News
Surprise! Mainstream media calls out abortion activists for lying about abortion
Texas Politics Project

Vox
Quarter of all post-Roe abortion restrictions were passed in the last 5 years
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Foreign Policy
Remembering war (VIII): Reader responses and intro to part II of the series
Paul Edgar, Middle Eastern Studies

Texoma’s
Governor Abbott meets with Israeli Prime Minister
Jeremi Suri, History

The Dallas Morning News
Young voters haven’t found their energizing force
Sean Theriault, Government

Austin American-Statesman
In UT teach-in, group shares concerns about campus carry
Matt Valentine, Plan II

The New York Times
Presidential candidates, silent on Presidential power
Bruce Buchanan, Government

KUT
Nine days and counting: What candidates face at the Iowa caucus
Victoria De Francesco Soto, Government

Breitbart
Why Jeb! Won’t gain traction in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Pop Matters
What Rod Dreher ought to know about Dante and same-sex love
Guy Raffa, French and Italian

Jan. 15, 2016

1/9/16

Austin American-Statesman
Liberal legal expert: Don’t dismiss Abbott’s call to amend Constitution
Sanford Levinson, Plan II

1/10/16

Celebprank
Does being attractive equal good grades in college?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Chronicle of Higher Education
How the monkey cage went ape
Rachel Wellhausen, Government

Vox
It is absolutely scandalous and ridiculous that American immigrants can’t become president
Sanford Levinson, Plan II

1/11/16

Fox New Latino
In primaries, Latinos could be decisive in places like Texas, Florida and Nevada
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
David Bowie learned to box in Austin, trained by UT instructor
Richard Lord, Psychology alumnus

KEYE
Expert: Abbott’s proposed constitutional convention not likely
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

TribTalk
Kids, dogs and law enforcement
Victor Obaseki, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

1/12/16

Latin Post
Latino voters: Decisive in Texas, Florida and Nevada; Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz won’t attract Latino voters in GOP
Texas Politics Project

The Christian Science Monitor
Obama and the State of the Union: What have presidents done in eighth year?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Fuelfix
Pemex remains a tough challenge for reformers in Mexico
Jorge Piñon, LILLAS

Care 2
Your political biases hold firm…Until money is involved
John Bullock, Government

1/13/16

National Post
Morality split along gender lines: Poll finds divide is deepest over sexual topics
Betram Gawronski, Psychology

Fast Company
What should you do when someone with the same job makes more money?
Art Markman, Psychology

Reuters
Unintended second pregnancies could be avoided
Joseph Potter, Population Research Center

 

1/14/16

KUT
Genetic data does not support ancient trans-Atlantic migration, professor says
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Otago Daily Times
In an ever ‘busier’ world, holidays let us readjust our perceptions
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

KU
Genetic data does not support ancient trans-Atlantic migration, professor says
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

1/15/16

Salon
Bowie, Rickman and the fan’s disoriented grief: Why their deaths feel like “a tear in the fabric of your life”
Art Markman, Psychology

Glamour
Texas women face barriers to contraception access, study shows
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Dallas Morning News
Dallas’ idea to ticket low-level marijuana offenders is a good one
William Kelley, Sociology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Ticketing for marijuana deserves applause
William Kelley, Sociology

The Dallas Morning News
Dr. King’s ‘dream’ is on life-support
Kevin Cokley, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Gilmer Mirror
Texas A&M to host William Shakespeare’s first folio exhibition
Douglas Bruster, English

Attn:
Why pretty girls get better grades
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Jan. 8, 2016

1/2/16

Tech Bits
As confusion remains across Houston, Texas open carry gun law begins
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Max, Kitty at the top of the heap for popular North Texas pet names
Zenzi Griffin, Psychology and Linguistics

1/3/16

Al Jazeera America
Arab Americans shouldn’t be classified as white
Germine Awad, African and African Diaspora Studies and Center for Middle Eastern Studies

1/4/16

Academic Minute
Imitation and Innovation
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Dan Patrick’s bad argument
David Prindle, Government

The Texas Tribune
Women still underrepresented in legislative races
Victoria De Francesco Soto, Government

The Atlantic
The eight causes of Trumpism
Sean Theriault, Government

1/5/16

The Atlantic
When are you really an adult?
Steven Mintz, History

Austin American-Statesman
Thousands of scholars to descend to Austin for MLA convention
Rolando Hinojosa and Oscar Casares, English

1/6/16

Newsweek
Attractive students get higher grades, researchers say
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Examiner
Current state of the art about the expressive writing methods and health
James Pennebaker, Psychology

University of Connecticut
Department Colloquium
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Floridian Marco Rubio treads on Ted Cruz’s Texas turf
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Rubio and the race for second in Texas
Texas Politics Project

Tortilla Soup
USA Africa Dialogue Series
Toyin Falola, History

1/7/16

Texas Department of Public Safety
What you need to know about the use of numerical weather prediction models
Troy Kimmel, Geography and the Environment

1/8/16

Vox
The economics of prettiness: More attractive women get higher grades
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
The Texas Tribune
WFAA
Abbott calls on states to amend U.S. Constitution
Sanford Levinson, Plan II

Trib Talk
How Obama’s executive actions affect Texas gun politics
Jim Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Trib Talk
Greg Abbott’s right about one thing: We should amend the Constitution
Sanford Levinson, Plan II

Inside Higher Ed
Confronting the Past
Daina Ramey Berry, History

Jan. 1, 2016

12/26/15

Amarillo Globe-News
Pledge of Allegiance has clear political purpose
Mark Smith, American Studies

12/27/15

Austin American-Statesman
What the Pledge of Allegiance means in today’s America
Mark Smith, American Studies

CTV News
Massive tornadoes hit Texas (attached)
Troy Kimmel, Geography and the Environment

Politico Magazine
Which president had the best last year in office?
Jeremi Suri, History

12/28/15

Manda
Mit látott Jane Austen?
Janine Barchas, English

Capitol Hill Blue
Time to be ashamed of America
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

Dallas Observer
The future of Texas women’s reproductive rights will be determined in 2016
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

12/29/15

NPR
In defense of Food Stamps: Why the White House sings snap’s praises
Sandra Black, Economics

Luke McKernan
A year online
Janine Barchas, English

The Philly Inquirer
Vision behind sometimes controversial pledge
Mark Smith, American Studies

The Dallas Morning News
Texas law on police shooting is only a start
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

12/30/15

AZ Big Media
Sierra Tucson names director of Eating Recovery Program
Gayle Masterson, Psychology alumna

12/31/15

San Antonio Express-News
2016 may be a year of paradoxes
Art Markman, Psychology

PJ Media
Strap on those sidearms: Open carry arrives in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

1/1/16

CNN
21 achievable New Year’s resolutions for your health
Art Markman, Psychology

The New York Times
How is the economy doing? It may depend on your party, and $1
John Bullock, Government

Brazos Bookstore
Changing the status quo of YA: a Q&A with Ashley Hope Pérez
Ashley Pérez, English alumna

San Antonio Express-News
Groos served as court artist for the Order of the Alamo for many years
Martha Groos, Spanish alumna