Aug. 26, 2016

8/20/16

Tech Times
Beyond Texas: Maternal deaths a problem across U.S.
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Katy Times
Teacher from Katy studies at UT with distinguished scholars
The College of Liberal Arts

Sofrep
Controversial helmets made in prison with homemade tools sold to the military
Desiree Huitt, Middle Eastern Studies alumna

Phys.org
9/11 merged U.S. immigration and terrorism efforts at Latinos’ expense, study finds
Luís Romero and Amina Zarrugh, Sociology

8/21/16

The Sun
The Times
Women evolved to have affairs
David Buss, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Julián Castro: California lately enjoying greater job gains than Texas
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Guardian
Latino immigrants are unnoticed casualties of U.S. ‘war on terror‘ – study
Luiís Romero and Amina Zarrugh, Sociology 

Pulse Headlines
Texas reported a dramatic rise in maternal mortality rate
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Wall Street Journal
Zika virus spread renews focus on abortion debate
Abigain Aiken, Population Research Center

Houston Chronicle
Presidential candidates should share reform plans for entitlement programs
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology 

8/22/16

Dallas Observer
A mass murder of police officers 43 years ago is strikingly similar to downtown Dallas shooting
Leonard Moore; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

Newser
Texas’ maternal mortality spike hard to explain in absence of war
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Forbes
If you push your children to succeed you may end up pushing them away
Chandra Muller; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Polizette
What on Earth is Ted Cruz thinking?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Independent
IOL
International Business Times
Women are genetically programmed to have affairs
David Buss, Psychology

Daily Texan
Fall semester features interesting class options
Omise’eke Natasha Tinsley, Sheldon Ekland-Olson and Leonard Moore; African & African Diaspora Studies and History

The Indian Express
Students good at math more likely to migrate and work in labour markets
Chandra Muller; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Politico
Better understanding ‘Brain Drain’
Chandra Muller; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Economic Times
Time
Good in math? You’re more likely to migrate to work
Chandra Muller; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Houston Chronicle
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Going back to school is risky for some
Stephen Russell, Population Research Center

KVUE
Some top Texas Republicans to miss Trump rally
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Medical Daily
Why did the maternal mortality rate double in Texas?
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Austin American-Statesman
With a rally in Austin, Donald Trump keeps his campaign weird
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Brownsville herald
Conjunto Music Hall honors Juan Tejeda
Juan Tejeda; Spanish & Portuguese alumnus

Courthouse News Service
Latino immigrants still face post-9/11 backlash
Luís Romero and Amina Zarrugh, Sociology

8/23/16

npr
In Mariachi music, a distinctive yell speaks to the soul
Laura Gutierrez; LLILAS and CMAS

Bloomberg
Reliably Republican Texas shows signs of cracking under Trump
Texas Politics Project

Rivard Report
School should not be risky for LGB youth
Stephen Russell, Population Research Center

Real Clear Politics
With pitch to minorities, Trump has his own party in mind
Bruce Buchanan, Government

8/25/16

Vice
The Leslie Jones hack proves the internet still can’t accept successful dark-skinned women
Kevin Cokely, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Inside Higher Ed
Seven Principles
Steven Mintz, History

The Daily Meal
Ancient indigenous dish in San Miguel de Alende, Mexico
Lellani Lim-Villegas, Latin American Studies alum

8/26/16

Shakespeare & Beyond
Collecting Will and Jane
Janine Barchas, English

KERA
This man predicted Zika’s path in the U.S. and he’s not happy about it
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

Politifact
“Concrete examples” of teachers, students spurning University of Texas due to gun law
Lisa Moore, Mia Carter and Jennifer Glass; English and Sociology

Politifact
Sean Hannity incorrect that ‘all of Texas’ conservative save a bit of Austin
Texas Politics Project

Newsmax
Recent polls etch poor ‘racial picture of America’
Peniel Joseph, History

Aug. 19, 2016

8/13/16

Straits Times
The Times of Israel
On the U.S. National stage, the Donald Trump train stalls
Christopher Wlezien, Government

8/14/16

Education Week
Who are transnational students?
Allison Skerrett; African and African Diaspora Studies and the Center for African and African American Studies

The Pueblo Chieftain
Cellphones in classroom can be good, bad
Richard Murphy, Economics

Daily Mail
Houston woman’s flirty Tinder match turns out to be gold medalist swimmer
Sabryna Salazar, Psychology student

Herald-Mail Sports
This bad blood can become ‘A’ positive
Art Markman, Psychology

8/15/16

Austin American-Statesman
Houston Chronicle
Class lines should not matter in Zika prevention
Letícia Marteleto; Sociology and the Population Research Center

The Federalist
Intel confirms ISIS hid among refugee hordes flooding Europe
M.G. Oprea, French and Italian

Poughkeepsie Journal
Monthly “visits” more likely tied to time in cycle
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Huffington Post
Campus carry, fear, and the meaning of the university
John Traphagan, Religious Studies and HDO

Texas Standard
Why Zika prevention messaging needs to include men
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center

8/16/16

Fox News Latino
Fox News Latino poll: Trump has deepened wedge between GOP and Latinos
Daron Shaw, Government

Dallas Morning New
Austin American-Statesman
How big pharma blocks a more effective approach to Alzheimer’s
Jack de la Torre, Psychology

SF Gate
Houston Chronicle
Associated Press
Why the guns-on-campus debate matters for American higher education
Steven Friesen, Religious Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Trump has a 6-point lead over Clinton in Texas built on older voters
Texas Politics Project

WRAL
In the past 10 years, thousands have died while in legal custody of Texas law enforcement
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Opposing Views
Trump will lose Texas
Texas Politics Project

8/17/16

Dallas Morning News
Texas’ rate of pregnancy-related deaths nearly doubles, and neither researchers nor the state knows why
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Science
The Warl’s grisly end – the fall of a South American empire
Rick Smith, Anthropology

The New York Times
For freshman, campus life poses new risks
Kim Fromme, Psychology

Boston Globe
History’s message for Donald Trump: ‘Beware of the Ides of August”
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Houston Chronicle
Trump-Clinton poll, rising Texas voter registrations suggest competition to come
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Poll: Texas Republicans prefer Donald Trump and Rick Perry to Ted Cruz
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

8/18/16

Tribeza
Dinner Conversation
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
National parks should be about scientific preservation
Timothy Beach, Geography and the Environment

Slate
After Texas slashed its family planning budget, maternal deaths almost doubled
Population Research Center, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

New York Post
Bush derangement syndrome strikes again in new bio of 43rd president
H.W. Brands, History

8/19/16

The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton talks more like a man than she used to
James Pennebaker, Psychology

KVUE
Presidential race could decide parties’ fates
Jeremi Suri, History

Aug. 12, 2016

8/6/16

Austin American-Statesman
Racial divide: How Latinos, other feel about campus carry in Texas
Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

8/7/16

NPR
Professors attempt to halt Texas law allowing guns in classrooms
Lisa Moore, English

8/8/16

Dallas Observer
Zika in Dallas: Waiting for Transmission
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

KVUE
Third party candidates battle for 2016
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Ekathimerini
Galbraith says critics have it all wrong over ‘Plan X’
James Galbraith, Government

NPR
Food Manga: Where culture, conflict and cooking all collide
Nancy Stalker, Asian Studies and History

8/9/16

The Hill
Dems seek Trump referendum
Bruce Buchanan, Government

KVUE
Kaine rallies Democrats on Texas fundraising swing
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

LifeZette
What is George P. Bush up to?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

CBS News
U.S. Olympians voice outrage as doping controversy makes waves in Rio
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

The New York Times
Need a babysitter? Don’t count on Grandma
Steven Mintz, History

WFAA
Democratic VP candidate Kaine speaks in Austin
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Entrepreneur
20 signs you’re destined to become a millionaire
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

The Texas Tribune
Trump calls NAFTA a “Disaster.” Texas Republicans beg to differ
Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
After Craigslist seller’s armed-robbery convictions, prosecutor warns: ‘Avoid becoming a victim’
Mark Warr, Sociology

The Hollywood Reporter
Academy selects two new film scholars
Donna Kornhaber, English

8/10/16

Texas Public Radio
The Source: new National database will document arrest-related deaths
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

TWC News
Can a VP nominee boost the likability of an unpopular presidential nominee?
Daron Shaw, Government

ABC
The six ages of doping in sport
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

The Huffington Post
How to heal emotional wounds, and how to make them worse
James Pennebaker, Psychology

8/11/16

The New York Times
Do politicians exploit grief?
Bethany Albertson, Government

Texas Standard
KUT
Olympic drug testing is the symptom of a ‘crisis of integrity’
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

TWC News
Youth Leadership Summit brings hundreds to Austin
Victor Saenz, Center for Mexican American Studies

The Washington Post
‘Will & Jane’ is the Folger’s look at how the two authors reflect ourselves
Janine Barchas, English

Fast Company
3 Tips to help you worry less and get back to work
Art Markman and James Pennebaker, Psychology

Broadway World
Sense and sensibility to open Folger Theatre’s 2016-17 season
Janine Barchas, English

8/12/16

Raw Story
Texas Democrats see ‘greatest opportunities’ in 20 years thanks to Trump’s unpopularity
Texas Politics Project

CNN
The struggle for black dignity continues
Peniel Joseph, History

Houston Chronicle
Is Texas’ requirement of an acting governor an unnecessary political relic?
Sanford Levinson and Bruce Buchanan; Government

Aug.5, 2016

7/30/16

CNN
The voters Clinton needs to win over
Peniel Joseph, History

World Socialist Website
Texas recorded almost 7,000 deaths in custody since 2005
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

7/31/16

Pulse
Texans can now carry fire guns on campuses
Joan Neuberger, History

The Texas Tribune
TWC News
Lubbock Avalance-Journal
A UT, gun law debut intersects with tower shooting anniversary
Joan Neuberger, History

Care 2
Almost 7,000 people have died in Texas jail over the past decade
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Financial Times
‘Welcome to the poisoned chalice,’ by James K. Galbraith
James Galbraith, Government

8/1/16

The Daily Dot
The forgotten legacy of the 1966 University of Texas clock tower shooting
Joan Neuberger, History

KHOU
Texas gun law intersects with 50th anniversary of UT Tower shooting
Joan Neuberger, History

The Daily Beast
The Olympics are taking place during a soft coup
Richard Graham, History professor emeritus

Dallas Magazine
Foundations give Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas $2 million
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Vice
The drugs won: The case for ending the sports war on doping
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Austin Monthly
Tracking the Field
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

WFAA
Texas gun law intersects with 50th anniversary of UT Tower shooting
Joan Neuberger, History

KXAN
Student project sheds light on forgotten moments of UT tower massacre
Joan Neuberger, History

8/2/16

Houston Chronicle
Will Texas Republicans dislike Clinton as much as they dislike Obama?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

SF Gate
Independent
11 surprising things that your physical appearance says about you
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics

Memorial Examiner
Big Frog custom T-shirts & more leaps into Bellaire
Charles Luu, Government alumnus

Nasdaq
Sanchez Energy announces appointment of Robert V. Nelson, III to its board of directors
Robert V. Nelson, III; Government alumnus

Bustle
What is brainwriting? Use this brainstorming hack to help your career
Art Markman, Psychology

The Washington Times
Texas professors sue over guns on campus before class begins
Joan Neuberger, History

8/3/16

CNN
Black Lives Matter’s big step
Joseph Peniel, History

Mineral Wells Index
Prisoner deaths in Texas raise concerns
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

8/4/16

Fox News
Fox News Poll: Clinton and Trump disliked by voters
Daron Shaw, Government

LA Review of Books
Criminal Over-Incarceration
William Kelly, Sociology

Everything Lubbock
Texas Muslims ask GOP to condemn Trump
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The New York Times
Let’s dynamic duo, Will and Jane, shared path to pop stardom
Janine Barchas, English

Deseret News
Thousands have died while in legal custody of Texas law enforcement in the past 10 years
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

TWC News
Lawsuit aims to stop Texas campus carry before classes start
Joan Neuberger, History

8/5/16

Big News Network
As Republican party battles internal woes, Clinton gains lead in national polls
Daron Shaw, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Candidates’ lack of details create problem for seniors
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Scientific American
Running circles around us: East African olympians’ advantage may be more than physical
Catherine Riegle-Crumb, Sociology

The Philadelphia Tribune
Lecture topples myths about Islam in early America
Denise Spellberg; History, Middle Eastern Studies and Religious Studies

The Federalist
Stop making excuses for militant Islam, Pope Francis
M.G. Oprea, French and Italian

Self
If you’re experiencing anxiety about election 2016, you’re definitely not alone
Art Markman, Psychology