June 24, 2016

6/18/16

Quartz
A Texas pollster explains how Hillary Clinton just might turn the Lone Star state blue
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Richmond Times-Dispatch
One day university comes to Richmond, with engaged audience hearing about FDR, Beatles
Jeremi Suri, History

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Helping dad helps children
Robert Crosnoe; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Yahoo!
Generation break up then make up
Art Markman, Psychology

6/19/16

Ask Men
U.S. Ranks dead last in parental happiness study
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

VOA
Why are Americans so divided?
Paul Stekler, Government

Sioux City Journal
Options for president leave much to be desired
Daron Shaw, Government

USA Today
Why U.S. Parents are less happy
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

6/20/16

Reuters
For refugees, awkward truths about U.S. asylum
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies and Sociology

Harvard Business Review
Do managers and leaders really do different things?
Human Dimensions of Organization

Observer
Cutes from Kerry: Dissent is no longer the highest form of patriotism
Austin Bay, Plan II

UT News
EureakAlert!
Newswise
Medical Xpress
Lessons on personalities help teens cope with social stressors, UT study says
David Yeager; Psychology and the Population Research Center

Texas Standard
Leaked letter ratchets up tension over Obama’s approach to Syria
Jeremi Suri, History

Science Daily
Lessons on personalities help teens cope with social stressors, UT study says
David Yeager, Psychology

News 10
Researchers reveal why US parents are less happy than non-parents
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

American Bazaar Online
Cartooning is not a dying art in India
Ritu Gairola Khanduri, Anthropology alumna

KUT
Leaked letter ratchets up tension over Obama’s approach to Syria
Jeremi Suri, History

6/21/16

Deseret News
Some non-parents are happier than parents – and the gap is bigger in America
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Indian Country
William McKinley: Dismantled five civilized tribes
Lewis Gould, History

Daily Mail
Incognito Renee Zellweger hides her eyes beneath a USO cap flying solo to LAX
Renee Zellweger, English alumna

Motherboard
Did early mammals really evolve night vision to avoid hungry dinosaurs?
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

The American Prospect
Will the court restrict abortion to the wealthy?
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Houston Chronicle
Toxic mix of violence, hate and tribalism is infecting U.S.
Jeremi Suri, History

Fusion
Women who groom earn more – so where are the tax breaks for make up?
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Boston Globe
What is making American parents so unhappy?
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

6/22/16

Junio Mining Network
NovaCooper provides project and corporate update
Diana Walters, Plan II alumna

Baylor
United States parents not as happy as those without children
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

NBC
Is this a second chance for Rubio?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto; Government and the Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Reuters
Zika fears sent Latin American women seeking abortion alternatives – study
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center (TexPEP)

6/23/16

Arizona Public Media
Supreme court leaves Obama immigration policy blocked
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto; Government and the Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

BBC
Abortion demand ‘soars’ amid Zika fear
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center (TexPEP)

6/24/16

KXAN
Immigration issue prompts supreme court split, continued debate
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Trojan News Center
What Americans need to know about the Brexit
Steven Taylor, Government alumnus

Texas Tribune
UT Poll: Can Texas legally secede from the United States?
Eric McDaniel; Government and the Center for African and African American Studies

KVUE
Brexit may be bigger than Britain
Jeremi Suri, History

Alcalde
The power of stories in helping disadvantaged students stay in college
David Yeager, Psychology

WFAA
Can Texas legally secede from the United States?
Eric McDaniel; Government and the Center for African and African American Studies

Rag Radio
Good shepherds: a forgotten concept
Thomas Palaima, Classics

The New Yorker
Casual Sex: Everyone is doing it
James Pennebaker, Psychology

June 17, 2016

6/11/16

Waco Tribune
Parent/child bonds adjusting to changing times, slower economy
Karen Fingerman, Psychology

6/13/16

Mic
The ‘West Wing’ reunion at ATX fest was a reminder of just how powerful TV can be
Daniel Kane, Government student

Austin American-Statesman
Dallas Morning News
Cultural, political and tech changes led to Orlando shooting
Jeremi Suri, History

Business Insider
An anecdote about buying the wrong ice cream reveals a jarring truth about relationships
William B. Swann, Psychology

Dallas Morning News
Maybe the only solution is to rewrite the Second Amendment
Zachary Elkins, Government

KUT
FBI watch list might not have stopped Orlando shooter anyway
Paul Miller, History

TWC News
Capital tonight June 13: Latest on Orlando Shooting
Jeremi Suri, History

Yahoo!
Acts of kindness emerge from Orlando nightclub tragedy
Art Markman, Psychology

6/14/16

The Atlantic
When black and white children grow apart
Keffrelyn; African & African Diaspora Studies, Center for Women’s & Gender Studies; Center for African & African American Studies

Waco Tribune
Americans increasingly valorize individuals going out in deadly blaze of glory
Jeremi Suri, History

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
On Father’s Day, remembering helping dads helps children
Robert Crosnoe; Sociology and Population Research Center

Time
Bobby Brown has no business discussing Whitney Houston’s sexuality
Natasha Omise’eke Tinsley, African & African Diaspora Studies

The Atlantic
Donald Trump and the future of the Republican Party
H.W. Brands, History

6/15/16

Philly.com
An explosive mix of culture, politics and technology
Jeremi Suri, History

The Post Star
Our culture valorizes violence
Jeremi Suri, History

The Dallas Morning News
Why the losing presidential nominees still matter
Olivia Griffin, Plan II student

Wisconsin Public Radio
Orlando shooting, elder abuse awareness, affording summer vacation
Jeremi Suri, History

The Hans India
Randsom center acquires archive of Indian author Raja Rao
Rober Hardgrave, Government

The Monitor
Orlando massacre shows US must better gather information, attack ISIS
Jeremi Suri, History

Bustle
13 signs you have bad workplace etiquette that could be holding you back
Katharine Brooks, Former Career Services Director

UT News
History in ‘Roots’: UT professor helps reimagine a television classic
Daina Ramey Berry, African & African Diaspora Studies

WNYC
A history of politicians talking about race in America
Peniel Joseph, History

Bloomberg
How Trump gets away with a policy-free campaign
H.W. Brands, History

6/16/16

Beaumont Enterprise
Southern Baptists disavow confederate flag
Chad Seales, Religious Studies

Quartz
The “parenting happiness gap” is real, new research confirms
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and Population Research Center

The Washington Post
Yesterday’s congressional women’s softball game was bipartisan. But are women actually more bipartisan in practice?
Sean Theriault, Government

Fusion
Why are parents in the U.S. So unhappy compared to the rest of the world?
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and Population Research Center

Chicago Tribune
American parents are the unhappiest out of 22 countries
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and Population Research Center

Time
Many parents are happier than non-parents – but not in the U.S.
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and Population Research Center

Chicago Tribune
How Trump gets away with a policy-free campaign
H.W. Brands, History

Providence Journal
Targeting Muslims creates more terrorists
Jeremi Suri, History

The Wall Street Journal
A small fix in mind-set can keep students in school
David Yeager, Psychology

6/17/16

Los Angeles Times
Sex and Texas: Drew Nellins Smith on fiction, fact and debut novel, ‘Arcade’
Drew Nellins Smith, English alumnus

The Christian Science Monitor
What AR-15 wonders think about their guns and Orlando
Matt Valentine, Plan II

The New York Times
Barring Russia’s team, not just individuals, is a powerful move
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

The New York Times
For U.S. Parents, a troubling happiness gap
Jennifer Glass; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Austin American-Statesman
On this Father’s Day, remember helping dads help children
Robert Crosnoe; Sociology and the Population Research Center

The Japan Times
How Trump gets away with a policy-free campaign
H.W. Brands, History

KUT
Why the death tolls of mass shootings don’t often change people’s minds
Art Markman, Psychology

KEYE
Juneteenth reveals Austin’s shrinking African-American population
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies and Sociology

June 10, 2016

6/4/15

The New York Times
Quinceañera, a rite of passage in transition
Rachel González-Martin, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

The Washington Post
Pushing racial boundaries, Trump draws rebuke from a fretful GOP
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Missoulian
Getting ahead
H.W. Brands, Government

NBC
Latino California and a look into the nation’s future
Victoria Defrancesco Soto; Government and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

6/6/16

Reuters
What made Muhammad Ali ‘unforgivably’ black?
Peniel Joseph, History

Huffington Post
What made Muhammad Ali unapologetically black?
Peniel Joseph, History

Capital Public Radio
A defiant Muhammad Ali was cherished by black men
Peniel Joseph, History

Austin American-Statesman
Rep. Vela denounces Trump as ‘racist,’ tells him where to put his wall
Victoria Defrancesco Soto; Government and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

Huffington Post
What made Muhammad Ali unapologetically black?
Peniel Joseph, History

Capital Public Radio
WBHM
A defiant Muhammad Ali was cherished by black men
Peniel Joseph, History

Austin American-Statesman
Rep. Vela denounces Trump as ‘racist,’ tells him where to put his wall
Victoria Defrancesco Soto; Government and Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

6/7/16

The Kingwood Observer
Kingwood student receives Simon Youth Foundation scholarship
Edgardo Correa, International Relations & Global Studies incoming student

The Ring of Fire
Are baby powder manufacturers targeting African-American women?
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, African & African Diaspora Studies

KUT
Texas Public Radio
This election cycle, will Republican Latinos decide to vote Democrat?
Victoria Defrancesco Soto; Government and Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

Texas Observer
Abortion providers anxious for ‘era of uncertainty’ to end
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

6/8/16

City Lab
Using literature as a force for good among Austin’s homeless population
Barry Maxwell, English student

The Daily Texan
Disadvantaged college students perform better when aware of upcoming challenges, study shows
David Yeager, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Muhammad Ali helped make black power into a global brand
Peniel Joseph, History

Pleasanton Express
Local students awarded scholarships from Kinsel Ford
Kailee Cairo, History incoming student

6/9/16

Slate
Life in the pressure cooker
Madeline Hsu, History

Scientific American
Should grit be taught and tested in school?
David Yeager, Psychology

Fox
Fox news poll: Trump drops, now trails Clinton
Daron Shaw, Government

6/10/16

CBS
How men are hurt by the “ideal worker” norm
David Pedulla, Sociology

Folger Shakespeare Library
From Hero to Lady Susan: Kate Beckinsale in ‘Love & Friendship’
Janine Barchas, English

The New York Times
‘The End of American Childhood,’ by Paula S. Fass
Steven Mintz, History

Houston Chronicle
Texas’ failure to expand Medicaid will have dire consequences
Michele Rountree, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Texas Standard
Here’s why there needs to be more public outreach about the Zika virus
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

Fox
Fox news poll: Majority thinks Clinton is lying about emails
Daron Shaw, Government

BPR
Damning new poll shows overwhelming majority of Americans think Hillary’s lying about her emails
Daron Shaw, Government

June 3, 2016

5/28/16

Austin American-Statesman
Are the lessons from Vietnam lost?
Tom Palaima, Classics

Atlanta Black Star
Gentrification everywhere: Black folks in Austin, Texas ‘pushed out’ to make way for tech-start ups and hipsters?
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

2paragraphs
CIA director John Brennan learned Arabic in 1970s
John Brennan, Government alumnus

5/30/16

The Media Line
Is time on the side of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement (bds)?
Institute for Israel Studies

The Seattle Times
Popularity of sitting president linked to choice of successor
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Ebony
‘Roots’ remake strong for kids, but tells brutal truths
Diana Ramey Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

5/31/16

The New York Times
Guns on campus make colleges less safe
Javier Auyero; LLILAS and Sociology

Alcalde
UT’s Eric Tang on why African-Americans are leaving Austin
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

UT News
Forecasting common challenges for incoming college students can reduce inequality, study shows
David Yeager, Psychology

The Wall Street Journal
How men can pay a high price for taking a part-time job
David Pedulla, Sociology

Michigan State University
Why are blacks at higher risk for cognitive impairment?
Mark Hayward, Sociology

USA Today
#BlackLivesMatter deeply connects to Black Power movement
Peniel Joseph, History

Jet Mag
Snoop Dogg boycotts ‘Roots’ series
Daina Ramey Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

Fast Company
This is the secret to keeping secrets
Art Markman, Psychology

Hispanic Outlook on Higher Education Magazine
Forecasting common challenges for incoming college students can reduce inequality, study shows
David Yeager, Psychology

Stanford University News
New research demonstrates how specific interventions can boost success of first-generation and minority students in college
David Yeager, Psychology

6/1/16

Rolling Stone
‘Hamilton’ creator Lin-Manuel Miranda: The Rolling Stone interview
H.W. Brands, History

Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express-News
Fifty year anniversary of melon strike commemorated
José Villagrán, Anthropology PhD candidate

edu blogs
Hopeful study on academic success, but I have a question
David Yeager, Psychology

Phys.org
Preparing students for college challenges reduces inequality
David Yeager, Psychology

6/2/16

Waco Tribune
Texas hurts itself by rejecting Medicaid funds
Michele Rountree, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Houston Public Media
Governor Abbott issues order cracking down on emergency leave abuses
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Snoop Dogg is wrong about ‘Roots,’ but right about TV
Kali Nicole Gross, African & African Diaspora Studies

Huffington Post
The unexpected benefits of those embarrassing ‘uh-oh’ moments
David Yeager, Psychology

USA Today
Helping children succeed: Little things can transform kids’ learning
David Yeager, Psychology

EJ Insight
How men can pay a high price for taking a part-time job
David Pedulla, Sociology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Is Snoop Dogg wrong on the ‘Roots’ remake? Maybe not
Kali Nicole Gross, African & African Diaspora Studies

Dallas Morning News
Why it’s OK for grown children to move back home
Karen Fingerman; Population Research Center and Health & Society

CNN
‘This is my nightmare’: UCLA shooting rattles educators across the country
Bethany Albertson, Government

News.Mic
Science shows why it’s so hard to keep a secret
Art Markman, Psychology

6/3/16

Algemeiner
Academics across the world sign petition condemning BDS for double standards, Anti-Israel bigotry
Robert Abzug; History and the Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

Nonprofit Quarterly
In Austin, African American residents pushed out
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies and Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Mercatornet
Where did transgenderism come from?
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

The Washington Post
‘Cult of celebrity’ exhibition explores similarities between Shakespeare, Austen
Janine Barchas, English

Temple Daily Telegram
Temple High announces top graduates
Parth Gupta, Plan II incoming student

Houston Chronicle
Is Snoop Dogg wrong on the ‘Roots’ remake? Maybe not
Kali Nicole Gross, African & African Diaspora Studies

KUT
You can’t speed read. Here’s why.
Art Markman, Psychology

Real Clear Politics
Latinos will vote for Trump because his “message at its core is aspirational”
Victoria Defrancesco Soto; Government and Mexican American and Latina/o Studies