May 27, 2016

5/21/16

The Sun
Here’s why you should settle rather than hold out for the perfect partner
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

5/22/16

Quartz
How happy we are in love depends directly on our dating pool
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss, Psychology

Atlanta Black Star
Brazil, the world’s second-largest black nation, has been taken over by an all white male cabinet – here’s what’s at stake for its afro-descendants
Marcelo Paixão, African and African Diaspora Studies

Washington Times
Obama’s plan to reintegrate ex-convicts into society raises crime fears
Caitlin Dunklee and Rebecca Larsen; Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

5/23/16

Metro
Settling for an ugly – but available – partner can actually make you happy
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Austin to consider affordable housing mandate for some new complexes
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies and Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

UT System
UT System institutions fighting stroke with new tools and technology
Psychology

5/24/16

Wallet Hub
Memorial Day 2016 by the numbers
Penne Restad, History

Live Science
Why having the ‘ideal’ partner doesn’t mean you’ll be happy
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

Reuters
Up against strict laws, Texas women learn do-it-yourself abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

GB Tribune
Your ideal partner doesn’t exist, so date this person instead
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

Everything Lubbock
Federal court reexamines Texas voter ID law
Alan Sager, Government

Huffington Post
The abhorrent and detestable international treatment of Greece
James Galbraith, Government

Teen Vogue
A recent college grad got hit in the face by a cap and it’s going viral
Megan Richards, African & African Diaspora Studies

Yahoo!
How happy you are in your relationship depends a lot on the people you choose NOT to date
Psychology

Los Angeles Times
Why Obama’s overtime rule may barely dent the economy
Stephen Trejo, Economics

5/25/16

The Washington Post
How Brazil’s electoral system led the country into political crisis
Ryan Lloyd, Government PhD student

The Hindu
Texas women opt for ‘do-it-yourself’ abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

KXAN
New UT report examines Austin’s declining black population
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Mic
Restrictive reproductive laws in Texas have result in in as many as 240,000 DIY abortions
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

First Year 2017
Americans first: Changes to our immigration system must align with our national interests
Gary Freeman, Government

UVA
Border wars: Pressure’s building to tackle immigration in the U.S.
Gary Freeman, Government

Yes! Magazine
What the war on reproductive rights has to do with poverty and race
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

5/26/16

Austin American-Statesman
As Austin’s black population falls, a question of representation rises
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Grist
Austin’s African Americans are being pushed to suburbs, and away from parks and grocery stores
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Fusion
How gentrification and racism is pushing black people out of Austin in droves
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Reuters
Daily Mail
U.S. State laws put tight squeeze on abortion access, advocates say
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Skyword
4 creative approaches to business problem solving
Art Markman, Psychology

Carrollton Leader
C-FB ISD student one of 1,000 students to receive prestigious scholarship
Fabiola Barreto, Incoming Government Student

Examiner.com
Historians discuss ‘Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End’
Christopher Heaney, History

War on the Rocks
Not just war: How Hiroshima became a war crime
Jonathan Hunt, Plan II and History alumnus

5/27/16

Houston Chronicle
Our next president will be old
Jeremi Suri, History

The Austin Chronicle
Point Austin: Pushed Out
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

KUT
Why do we make rules?
Art Markman, Psychology

Cody Enterprise
Meeteetse Museums offers legend rock trip
Larry Todd, Anthropology

May 20, 2016

5/14/16

Madison Journal Today
America’s worship of the founding fathers
H.W. Brands, History

International Business Times
Donald Trump is racking up many sports endorsements for his presidential campaign. Here’s why.
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

5/15/16

Waco Tribune
What would Alexander Hamilton have done with Donald Trump?
Sanford Levinson, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Did big spending on Austin’s Prop 1 send a message to other cities?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Boston Globe
Turkey, into darkness
Jason Brownlee, Government

Attn:
Here’s how your face affects your ability to get a job
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The Latino agenda is the national agenda
Victor Sáenz, Center for Mexican American Studies

5/16/16

Huffington Post
Six years later and still no justice for Aiyana Stanley Jones
Kali Nicole Gross, African and African Diaspora Studies

The New York Times
Consciousness isn’t a mystery. It’s matter.
Galen Stawson, Philosophy

Women of Grace
Wicca grows in U.S.
Jennifer Graber, Religious Studies

Huffington Post
Conservative ideologue peddles textbook that butchers Mexican-American heritage to Texas schools
Emilio Zamora; History, LLILAS and CMAS

Reporting Texas
IGNITE aims to fire up political ambition in young women
Cindy Ramirez, International Relations and Global Studies; Texas Politics Project

5/17/16

UT News
Relationship satisfaction depends on the mating pool, study finds
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss, Psychology

U.S. News & World Report
2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM index shows uptick in hiring, education
Catherine Reigle-Crumb, Sociology

Science Daily
Relationship satisfaction depends on the mating pool, study finds
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss; Psychology

Reporting Texas
East Austin walking tours tell the area’s history through its landmarks
Eric Tang; Sociology and African and African Diaspora Studies

Medical Daily
Finding love: Happy couples aren’t exactly the best for one another, just better than everyone else they know
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss; Psychology

Complex
FOMO totally affects your relationship satisfaction
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

Wisconsin Public Radio
Lessons from the past for today’s leaders
Jeremi Suri, History

The Washington Post
Dozens of athletes face ban from Rio Olympics in IOC doping crackdown
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

5/18/16

Huffington Post
The gap between black and white mortality is narrowing
Mark Hayward, Sociology

Fox News
Fox news poll: Clinton’s negatives surpass  Trump’s
Daron Shaw, Government

Washington Examiner
Poll: Voters dislike Clinton more than Trump
Daron Shaw, Government

The Chronicle of Higher Education
The many meanings of a fist
Peniel Joseph, History

Haaretz
How an incendiary rapper became a symbol for Israel’s angry far right
Ami Pedahzur; Government and the Institute for Israel Studies

Times of India
Comparing partner could make or break your relationship
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss; Psychology

Psych Central
Mate satisfaction influenced by availability of other options
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss; Psychology

Science Codex
Medical News Today
Relationship satisfaction depends on the mating pool, study finds
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss; Psychology

San Antonio Current
HBO’s All the Way weighs LBJ’s conflicted first term
Paul Stekler; Government and American Studies

KGOU
Military sociologist Zoltan Barany predicts how armies respond to revolutions
Zoltan Barany; Government and Center for Middle Eastern Studies

The Hill
Wasserman Schultz face million-dollar primary challenger
James Galbraith, Government

Latina
Woman crush(ing the patriarchy) Wednesday
Omaris Zunilda Zamora, Iberian and Latin American Languages and Cultures student

The Hechinger Report
How first-generation students are helping each other through college
Victor Sáenz, Center for Mexican American Studies

5/19/16

New York Post
New polls put Trump ahead of Clinton
Daron Shaw, Government

The Indian Express
Comparing partner could make or break your relationship
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

Dallas Morning News
Why the Texas GOP platform won’t change anything
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Misinformation skews public support for abortion laws
Joseph Potter; Sociology and Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Red Eye Chicago
Science says you like your partner more when the pickings are slim
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

The Federalist
How transgender pronoun mandates makes teaching more dangerous
M.G. Oprea, French and Italian

Futurity
We’ll work harder to keep high-value mates
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss, Psychology

Newsroom America
Relationship satisfaction depends on the mating pool, study finds
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss, Psychology

The Hans India
Comparing partner could make or break your relationship
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

5/20/16

Los Angeles Times
That wasn’t a Mayan lost city, just another example of the culture hype
Stephennie Mulder and David Stuart; Middle Eastern Studies and Anthropology

Vice
We can’t commit to one person because there’s always someone better, says science
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

The Washington Post
Banning Russia from Rio olympics for doping isn’t quite that simple
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History
Dante at Arms
Guy Raffa, French and Italian

Bustle
The one thing you need to know about relationship satisfaction
Daniel Conroy-Beam, Psychology

Richmond Times-Dispatch
One day university coming to Richmond
Jeremi Suri, History

Daily Mail
You SHOULD settle: Researchers find we are more satisfied with the ‘best available’ partner rather than holding out for the perfect mate
Daniel Conroy-Beam and David Buss, Psychology

Texas 247
Shaka Smart’s commencement speech for UT history students
History

KUT
Why some people feel the rules
Art Markman, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
UT report: Rising costs, school woes push blacks to leave Austin
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies and Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

The Guardian
New report is ‘huge warning sign’ the desecration has failed in U.S. Schools
Terrance Green, African and African Diaspora Studies

May 13, 2016

5/7/16

The Woodlands Villager
Woodlands runner enjoys first experience at Boston Marathon
Samantha Terry, Economics student

Independent Liberty Hill
Seasoned attorney is new Liberty Hill judge
Kevin Madison, Psychology alumnus

Albuquerque Journal
Growing popularity of Oaxacan Mezcal and Cuisine discussed Sunday
Ronda Brulotte, Anthropology and Latin American Studies alumna

MSNBC
Did Sanders ignore African-American voters?
Peniel Joseph, History

5/8/16

Austin American-Statesman
Prop. 1 goes down as activist proclaims: ‘Austin made Uber an example’
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Vail Daily
The gap between governing and campaigning
H.W. Brands, History

5/9/16

Vox
Donald Trump on the debt: “You never have to default because you print the money.”
James Galbraith, Government

KXAN
Multi-million dollar election holds lessons for future campaigns
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Broadly
‘Too arousing, offensive:’ Why Japan’s vagina artist was convicted of obscenity
Kristen Cather, Asian Studies

5/10/16

Straits Times
Looking good pays off – in dollars and cents
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
Austin’s Prop 1 defeat triggers talk of legislative intervention for Uber, Lyft
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Independent
The fine art of holding doors
Art Markman, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Alexander Hamilton: Not just a guy in a Broadway play
Sanford Levinson, Government

Fox 7
Austin ranks ninth in #RoadRage Instagram posts
Art Markman, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Donald Trump promised a wall, but can he build bridges?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Slate
The myth of the disappearing nonwhite voter
Daron Shaw, Government

New York Magazine
Teen probably didn’t unearth an ancient Mayan city using star maps
David Stuart, Anthropology

5/11/16

The Sydney Morning Herald
Canadian teen William Gadoury’s discovery of ‘Mayan city’ debunked as junk science
David Stuart, Anthropology

Daily Mail
A lost Mayan city? It’s probably just a corn field!
David Stuart, Anthropology

Newsweek
Did a 15-year-old actually discover an ancient Mayan city?
David Stuart, Anthropology

Australia Network
Hidden Mayan city discovered? Canadian teenager uses own star maps
David Stuart, Anthropology

Reporting Texas
At brunches and happy hours, black gays discover camaraderie in Austin
Eric McDaniel; Government and Center for African and African American Studies

The Good Men Project
How creative expression can help with depression
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Debunking the “discovery” of a Mayan city
Tech Insider
KITV 4
Morning Ticker
CNN
The Chronicle Herald
Independent
David Stuart,Anthropology

5/12/16

San Antonio Express-News
Maya exhibit draws on the discoveries of archaeologists
David Stuart, Anthropology

SF State News
Twelve outstanding students to be honored at commencement
Jamie O’Quinn, Sociology incoming student

The New York Times
Right and left are expecting too much from government
Paul Miller, History

Forbes
Millennials, this is why you haven’t been promoted
Art Markman, Psychology

5/13/16

Market Watch
My parents made the smartest financial decision of my life
Toni Falbo, Sociology

Fox 7
Donald Trump and the Republican Party
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Nature
Underwater archaeologists unearth ancient butchering site
David Madsen, Texas Archeological Research Laboratory

UPI
Larger hippocampus makes PTSD treatment more likely to work, study says
Mikael Rubin, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Gnarly! ’80’s music is back and touring the U.S.
Art Markman, Psychology

Size of brain region associated with response to PTSD treatment
R&D Magazine
Medical Xpress
Mikael Rubin, Psychology

May 6, 2016

4/30/16

Los Angeles Times
Think Sea World’s turnaround satisfied animal-rights activists? Think again
Janet Davis; American Studies and History

5/1/16

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
More Texas women taking abortion pill now
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

5/2/16

International Business Times
‘Uber-Lyft Ordinance’: Ride-Booking companies have spent $8.1M to ban fingerprinting drivers in Texas state capital
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Hindustan Times
Old world charm: The many phases of Indian women’s magazines in Urdu
Gail Minault, History

The Washington Post
Think all the political excitement in Brazil is at the national level? Think again
Wendy Hunter, Government

The New York Times
Missing from Medicare Advantage: True competition
Michael Geruso, Economics

KVUE
Prop. 1 spending increasingly at issue
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

5/3/16

Rio Grande Guardian
Cinco de Mayo and the Battle of Puebla have relevance today
Emilio Zamora; History, CMAS, LLILAS

5/4/16

Reporting Texas
Out of the shadows: Wicca grows in Austin and beyond
Jennifer Graber, Religious Studies

NBC
Here’s what Donald Trump must consider in picking a running mate
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Center for Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Dallas Morning News
Donald Trump promised a wall, but can he build bridges?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fox 7
Celebrating Tejano history
Emilio Zamora; History, CMAS, LLILAS

Low Price Books
Thomas Jefferson’s Qur’an: Islam and the Founders
Denise Spellberg; History and Middle Eastern Studies

WBAP
Dallas GOP looks toward state convention
Texas Politics Project

Inside Higher Ed
Differentiated instruction in the college classroom
Steven Mintz, History

Big Country Homepage
Texas Republicans likely to support Trump, political experts say
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
San Antonio Express-News
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Austin American-Statesman
Cinco de Mayo remains relevant
Emilio Zamora; History, CMAS, LLILAS

5/5/16

Fort Worth-Star Telegram
Waco Tribune
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Sid Miller’s rodeo image obscures the complexity of Texas agriculture
Jeannette Vaught, American Studies

San Angelo Standard-Times
Cinco de Mayo still relevant today
Emilio Zamora; History, LLILAS, CMAS

KXAN
Book celebrates Texas Tejano history
Emio Zamora; History, LLILAS, CMAS

A&E
Rooster Teeth documentary ‘Connected’ dares us to put down our devices
Art Markman, Psychology

npr
A long, complicated battle over 9,000-year-old bones is finally over
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

KPBS
A long, complicated battle over 9,000-year-old bones is finally over
Jennifer Raff, Anthropology

Politico
Why George Washington would have agreed with Donald Trump
H.W. Brands, History

5/6/16

The Austin Chronicle
Future uncertain for the first African-American public housing complex in the country
Richard Reddick, African and African Diaspora Studies

UT News
Reuniting the Republican Party will be tough
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Chicago Maroon
FIRE hosts second amendment debate
Zachary Elkins, Government

Examiner.com
Wicca is on the rise in Austin, Texas
Jennifer Graber, Religious Studies

Cato Institute
On presidential legacies, “history” has lousy judgement
H.W. Brands, History

Huffington Post
7 ways to train your brain to be happy
James Pennebaker, Psychology