Sept. 30, 2016

9/24/16

Waco Trib
Smithsonian National Museum of African American history and culture clears out stereotypes
Keffrelyn Brown, African & African Diaspora Studies

The Washington Post
Debates don’t often change presidential races. Is 2016 the exception?
Christopher Wlezien, Government

9/25/16

C-Span
Peniel Joseph on Race in the U.S.
Peniel Joseph, History

9/26/16

The New Yorker
A season of terror and Donald Trump
Bethany Albertson, Government

CBS Austin
CBS Austin in Person: Jeremi Suri
Jeremi Suri, History

Time Warner Cable
Clinton Campaign faces obstacles along, within gender lines
Emily Whalen and Jeremi Suri; History

The Texas Tribune
Watch the first presidential debate tonight with the Texas Tribune
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Seattle Times
Your money secrets are killing you
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Daily Herald
Oct. 10 Glenbard parenting programs to explore teens motivation and moods
David Yeager, Psychology

Historically Black
The spirit of the Million Man March
Peniel Joseph, History

9/27/16

The Dallas morning News
Burning Big Tex is red hot as punk art icon
Don Graham, English

The Austin Chronicle
UT to host Black Matters Conference
Black Studies

Austin American Statesman
Statewide poll finds strong concern about student financial aid, debt
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Good Men Project
Police shootings and race in America: Five essential reads
Christen Smith; Anthropology and African & African Diaspora Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Fort Worth oilman, wife donating $20 million to liberal arts at UT
The College of Libral Arts

El Paso Proud
Texas political experts analyze presidential debate
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Patch.com
University of Texas at Austin to stage first Black Studies Conference
Black Studies Units

Texas Standard
Despite student debt concerns, most Texans think a college degree is worth it
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Business Insider
Donald Trump has said he’ll eliminate the Department of Education – here’s why that frightens me
Roxanne Schroeder-Arce; LLILAS, Mexican American & Latina/o Studies, CWGS

Wyborcza
Rytuały. Działają, nawet jeśli nie wierzysz
Christine Legare, Psychology

9/28/16

The Daily Texan
College of Liberal Arts receives a $20 million donation from alumni
College of Liberal Arts

Inside Higher Ed
Scaling up high-impact instruction
Larry Carver, Liberal Arts Honors

Dallas News
Reasons for Texas’ surge in pregnancy-related deaths cloaked in secrecy, bad data
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Patch.com
Billionaire oilman donates $20 million to University of Texas Liberal Arts College
College of Liberal Arts

The Conversation
Game-changer Mendoza defied South Africa’s elitist cultural norms
Xavier Livermore; African & African Diaspora Studies

KVUE
Woman found at trail died from lightning strike
Michelle Anne Wolfe, LAITS

Yahoo!
Dissecting that ‘presidential look’: All the ways appearance could sway votes to Trump or Clinton
Art Markman, Psychology

Daily Herald
Glenbard offers parent university presentations
David Yeager, Psychology

Dallas News
Could Trump finally turn Texas purple?
Texas Politics Project

9/29/16

My Social Good news
$20 million Patton gift to boost liberal arts faculty, graduate program, student experience
College of Liberal Arts

Broadway World
“Single Black Female” to open Crossroads Theatre’s 2016-17 Season
Lisa B. Thompson, African & African Diaspora Studies

Austin 360
Explore the ‘Plastic Planet’ and more things to do this weekend
Art Markman, Psychology

The New York Times
Teaching teenagers to cope with social stress
David Yeager, Psychology

9/30/16

The Washington Post
Brazil votes on Sunday for the first time since Rousseff was ousted. What will happen to her party?
Ryan Lloyd, Government doctoral candidate

MedPage Today
Flu gets not enough respect: What we heard this week
Andrea Gore, Psychology

The Root
Angela Davis: “I am not so narcissistic to say I cannot bring myself to vote for Hillary Clinton”
Black Matters conference

TWC News
UT Austin hosting first ‘Black Matters’ conference
AADS, IUPRA, CAAAS

Sept. 23, 2016

9/18/16

Ozy
The seven deadly sins of American politics: Wrath
H.W. Brands, History

FOX
Many voters want new leadership, but still uneasy about Trump
Daron Shaw, Government

9/19/16

FiveThirtyEight
Voters turn to trusted authorities after terrorist attacks
Bethany Albertson, Government

The Federalist
London counterterrorism officer quits over double standard for Muslims
M.G. Oprea, French & Italian

The Daily Texan
Anti-vaxxer movement endangers everyone
Art Markman, Psychology

Lariat
UT government chair speaks in honor of Constitution Day
Thomas Pangle, Government

EdSource
California moves forward in 8-state collaboration on social and emotional learning
David Yeager, Psychology

Houston Public Media
KUT
Down-ballot Texas Democrats hope to benefit from anti-Trump backlash
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Politicians should stop tougher sentences for criminals
William Kelly, Sociology

Inside Higher Ed
Changing Times
Steven Mintz, History

9/20/16

Western Michigan University
Immigration at the forefront in 2016-17 Sichel series
Steven Trejo, Economics

The Federalist
The one thing Jeb Bush got right this year? Speaking in Spanish
It’s deadly to pretend ISIS doesn’t mean what it says
M.G. Oprea, French & Italian

The Huffington Post
Can a change in mindset help teens de-stress?
David Yeager, Psychology

Pacific Standard
Terrorism fears likely benefit Clinton, not Trump
Bethany Albertson, Government

The Christian Science Monitor
What voters want in a president on national security
Bethany Albertson, Government

Texas Public Radio
Pollster says immigration issues may affect presidential race in Texas
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Live Sciences
Can your ‘self’ survive death?
Galen Strawson, Philosophy

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas is graying and the state must adapt
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

9/21/16

The Dallas Morning News
Why we should treat Islamaphobia as a public health issue
Goleen Samari, Population Research Center

The Hook
Lucy in the Sky
John Kappelman, Anthropology

The Dallas Morning News
Our traditional approach to nutrition education does nothing for teens
David Yeager and Cintia Hinojosa, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Smithsonian museum offers hope
Keffrelyn Brown, African & African Diaspora Studies

CNN
Black voters need allies, including the president, to protect lives of people like Terence Crutcher
Peniel Joseph, History

9/22/16

TribTalk
Impulse to conserve the Constitution could block Texas’ call for a convention
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Science World Report
Thought of surviving death? Perhaps your ‘self’ can
Galen Strawson, Philosophy

Ebony
Denial of right to wear locs means denial of black freedoms
Minkah Makalani, African & African Diaspora Studies

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Tell teens: Big Food is the new Big Tobacco
David Yeager, Psychology

The Huffington Post
Why Black Studies matters in an age of liberal arts angst
Minkah Makalani, African & African Diaspora Studies

9/23/16

The Huffington Post
Police shootings and race in America: Five essential reads
Christen Smith, Anthropology and African & African Diaspora Studies

Houston Chronicle
What new African-American history museum means to Texas and beyond
Keffrelyn Brown, African & African Diaspora Studies

Sept. 16, 2016

9/10/16

Guardian Liberty Voice
Reading aloud will create a better reader
Art Markman, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express-News
The Desert Sun
Fear has led to self-inflicted wounds since 9/11
Jeremi Suri, History

The Economist
Slavery’s legacies
Marcelo Paixão; African & African Diaspora Studies and Sociology

9/11/16

Wisconsin State Journal
Since 9/11, our fear has harmed us more than terrorists have
Jeremi Suri, History

KVUE
Light from darkness: How U.S. has grown from 9/11
Jeremi Suri, History

The Federalist
Study: College students spend far more time playing than studying
M.G. Oprea, French & Italian

9/12/16

The New York Times
New York Magazine
The Guardian
Psych Central
USA Today
Can Teenage defiance be manipulated for good?
David Yeager, Psychology

Yahoo!
What does it mean for our daughters when we show a preference for sons?
Art Markman, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Latinos enjoy longevity despite socioeconomic woes
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Ann Richards caught history coming and going
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

9/13/16

NBC 5
CNN
Transparency questions surround 2016 elections
Bruce Buchanan, Government

KUT
Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express-News
Patch
Why we’re only talking about one Mexican American studies textbook
Emilio Zamora, History

The Atlantic
Why so few American economists are studying inequality
James Galbraith, Government

TWC News
UT professor explains the nature behind conspiracy theories
Keith Livers, Slavic & Eurasian Studies

Dallas News
Graying population will challenge Texas to pay for care
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

9/14/16

Houston Chronicle
Austin American-Statesman
Majority of Texans oppose border wall, poll says
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Most Texans oppose building wall on U.S.-Mexico border
Daron Shaw and Joshua Blank; Government and Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texans want reasonable voter ID
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Immigration remains top issue for Texans
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Media Matters
What the media should know about a proposed Title X funding rule and Planned Parenthood
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

CBS Miami
Anti-doping agency: Drugs exposed in hack were permitted
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

9/15/16

Inside Higher Ed
Reimagining regular and substantive interaction
Steven Mintz, History

Houston Chronicle
Texas must adapt to its graying population
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
History is on Kaepernick’s side
John Hoberman and Cherise Smith; Germanic Studies and African & African Diaspora Studies

Fox Business
Clinton and Trump in a one-point race among likely voters
Daron Shaw, Government

Boston Globe
Are you a cat person or a dog person?
Sam Gosling, Psychology

9/16/16

The Texas Tribune
Recent presidential polls spark an unusual discussion in Texas
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Charlie Strong’s hard-line on guns is a winning combination
Lisa Moore and Matt Valentine; English and Plan II

The Huffington Post
After taking aim at Black Lives Matter, Beyonce and beyond, does M.I.A. deserve the attention of Black fans?
Cherise Smith, African & African Diaspora Studies

KUT
Why it’s easier to say the science is wrong than to admit you are
Art Markman, Psychology

Huffington Post
After taking aim at Black Lives Matter, Beyonce and beyond, does M.I.A. deserve attention from Black fans?
Cherise Smith, African & African Diaspora Studies

Tyler Morning Telegraph
Meteorologist and former TJC professor Dr. Bob Peters retires after 54 years with KTBB
Bob Peters, History alumnus

New York Post
The silliest teen ‘rebels’ ever
David Yeager, Psychology

Sept. 9, 2016

9/3/16

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
“The General vs. the President”
H.W. Brands, History

The Dallas Morning News
Texas’ biggest industries can fly to Cuba, but can they land any business?
Jorge Piñon, LLILAS

The Washington Post
Election forecasters try to bring some order to a chaotic political year
Christopher Wlezien, Government

Houston Chronicle
Dare I say it? Maybe Clint Eastwood is right
Eric McDaniel, Government

9/4/16

Houston Chronicle
Police in Texas shot 159 people over the past year as Houston led all cities in shootings by far
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

9/5/16

San Antonio Express-News
Texas police have shot 159 people since last September
Amanda Woog, Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

9/6/16

New York Magazine
You can write your way out of an emotional funk. Here’s how.
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Dallas Morning News
What would Ann Richards say about Donald Trump?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Are Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump really tied in Texas?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KXAN
Proposed textbook ‘dripping in racism,’ state board member says
Emilio Zamora, History

Breitbart
Texas prosecutors dropping larger number of marijuana cases
William Kelly, Sociology

Houston Chronicle
Despite poll, few believe Texas has become a toss-up state
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KLRU
Center for Mexican American Studies Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations
CMAS

Rivard Report
Texas needs to restore family planning infrastructure
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Bustle
6 benefits of journaling, because jotting your thoughts down has some real advantages
James Pennebaker, Psychology

9/7/16

Thrillist
Living with your significant other seriously impacts your chances of marriage
Kelly Raley; Sociology and the Population Research Center

The Dallas Morning News
Since 9/11, our fear has harmed us more than terrorists have
Jeremi Suri, History

UHV Newswire
Symposium examines influence of Mexican Americans in politics
David Leal, Government

9/8/16

The Atlantic
Can Hillary Clinton win Texas?
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Quartz
Gender-segregated social life is hurting today’s college students
Rebecca Bigler; Psychology and Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Harvard Law and Policy Review
Toward a reproductive justice framework based on meaningful family choice
Amanda Woog and Shetal Vohra-Gupta; Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

The University of Rhode Island
Inequality and the American Dream
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Forbes
How our words reveal our self0image and so much more
James Pennebaker, Psychology

9/9/16

The Nation
The story behind the maternal mortality rate in Texas is even sadder than we realize
Joe Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Business Zone
What we’ve been reading this week: To-do, Tesla and loneliness
Art Markman, Psychology

Shakespeare & Beyond
Will and Jane continued: Adaptations, modernizations and fan fiction
Janine Barchas, English

Fox 7
15 years after 9/11
Jeremi Suri, History

Wisconsin Public Radio
National Security is taking center stage in the presidential election
Jeremi Suri, History

Arizona Daily Sun
Lexington Herald Leader
Since 9/11, our fear has harmed us more than terrorists have
Jeremi Suri, History

KUT
How practice makes perfect when it comes to addressing our biases
Art Markman, Psychology

Sept. 2, 2016

8/27/16

The Huffington Post
Why India’s new surrogacy bill is bad for women
Sharmila Rudrappa, Sociology

MSNBC
Clinton faring well among immigrants and Hispanics
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

PBS
Can Uber and Lyft save carpooling?
Chandra Bhat, Economics

8/28/16

KXAN
State of Texas: In-depth – Trump in Austin
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Hartford Courant
CT’s government could use an overhaul
Sanford Levinson; Government and Plan II

The New Civil Rights Movement
Anti-LGBT ‘study’ continues long, dark legacy of right-wing junk science
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

8/29/16

The New York Times
The Washington Post
National Geographic
The Atlantic
BBC
History
Quartz
The Guardian
Austin American-Statesman
npr
CNN
USA Today
KXAN
TWC News
Bustle
Reuters
National Science Foundation
A 3.2 million-year-old mystery: Did Lucy fall from a tree?
John Kappelman, Anthropology

MSNBC
Are Donald Trump’s inconsistencies ‘dizzying’?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Reader’s Digest
12 clear signs your shopping is out of control
Art Markman, Psychology

CNN
How Colin Kaepernick is bravely speaking truth to power
Peniel Joseph, History

Austin American-Statesman
Waco Tribune
Texas needs to restore family planning infrastructure
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

npr
Audits of some Medicare Advantage plans reveal pervasive overcharging
Michael Geruso, Economics

8/30/16

CNN
Trump surrogate apologizes
Peniel Joseph, History

8/31/16

The Dallas Morning News
Minimum wage jobs no longer make economic sense for college students
Christine Williams, Sociology

The Texas Tribune
Alcalde
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Yahoo!
KXAN
Daily Texan
Texas launches voter education campaign amid scrutiny of voter ID law
History

The Guardian
‘White Lives Matter,’ now a hate group, is part of a long arc of white supremacy
Peniel Joseph, History

U.S. News & World Report
The health benefits of expressive writing
James Pennebaker, Psychology

938LIVE
Did Lucy – our early human ancestor – die after falling from a tree?
John Kappelman, Anthropology

9/1/16

The Huffington Post
Winning asylum is even harder for Central Americans who don’t speak Spanish
Sergio Romero, Spanish & Portuguese

Austin American-Statesman
How we define happiness says a lot about who we are
Tom Palaima, Classics

9/2/16

KUT
Life bloggers are turning their personal data into stories and art
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Dallas Morning News
If Texas gives people what they want, it’s more boots on the border
Texas Politics Project

Science Magazine
These are the top ‘deal breakers’ for online dating, according to sociologists
Ken-Hou Lin, Sociology