Oct. 28, 2016

10/22/16

The Guardian
Houston, we’ve got a problem: Trump could cost Republicans Texas, polls find
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Why Truman fired MacArthur
H.W. Brands, History

Quartz
Four philosophy professors in the U.S. support Donald Trump
Daniel Bonevac and Robert Koons; Philosophy

The Clarion-Ledger
Mississippi campus briefs
Jacqueline Jones, History

10/23/16

KXAN
Tampering with Texas elections: In-depth look at election history
Jeremi Suri, History

Slate
Trump campaign admits “We are Behind” as poll suggests Clinton could win Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

WDR: Sport Inside
Das land der freien?
John Doberman, Germanic Studies

10/24/16

The Federalist
How taking Mosul from ISIS could cause more terror attacks worldwide
M.G. Opera, French & Italian alumna

The National Interest
Grand strategy: What is America’s most pressing foreign policy issue?
Eugene Gholz, Government

CNN
AZ Family
Tom Hayden never lost his passion for social justice
Peniel Joseph, History

10/25/16

Teen Vogue
Why people are afraid of clowns
Art Markman, Psychology

Rio Grande Guardian
Austin American-Statesman
A deeply divided nation needs the next president to go big
Jeremi Suri, History

KXAN
Trump’s narrow lead in Texas makes state a toss-up
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KSCJ
The General vs. the President
H.W. Brands, History

El Paso Proud
Presidential race tightens in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

10/26/16

Mundo Hispánica
Padres de estudiantes de Ayotzinapa visitan Austin y piden justicia
Center for Mexican American Studies

Yale Climate Connections
Red, Race and Blue
Sean Theriault, Government

The Examiner
Visiting author to discuss book at Truman library
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
In Williamson County house district, will Trump help elect a Democrat
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Texas’ biggest counties shatter early voting turnout records
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Atlas Obscura
The inept story behind 100 missing brains at the University of Texas
Psychology

10/27/16

CNN
KVUE
Texas Tribune
International Business Times
Mic
Austin American-Statesman
Christian Science Monitor
Everything Lubbock
Fox4
KTXS
KVIA
WFAA
The Daily Texan
University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll
Joshua Blank and James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Boston Globe
How power struggle between a U.S. general and president brought world to brink of nuclear war
H.W. Brands, History

The Washington Post
Will & Jane: Making literary celebrity work for the humanities
Janine Barchas, English

News @ Northeastern
New director of World Languages Center to grow connection between culture, language
Stacey Bourns, French & Italian alumna

KUT
What Mexico can teach us about birth control
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

10/28/16

Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters feeling high anxiety over election security
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters grade top officials and institutions
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

The Blaze Radio
The Buck Sexton Show: Halloween Freestyle
Tom Garza, Slavic & Eurasian Studies (Tune in at 1:15:30)

Fox 7
Look at presidential races as it winds down
James Henson, Texas Politics project

Texas Public Radio
New poll shows Republican concern over voter inaccuracies
James Henson, Texas Politics project

Euronews
Has the West covered up its own sports drug cheats?
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
A deeply divided nation needs the next president to go big, be exciting
Jeremy Suri, History

KUT
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters feel high anxiety over election
James Henson and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

El Munco
Un dolorsos misterio sin resolver
Center for Mexican American Studies

KUT
The psychology of voting
Art Markman, Psychology

PolitiFact
PAC: Austin plans to cut 27-plus car travel lanes to make way for buses, bikes
Chandra Bhat, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
PolitiFact: Lane changes coming in Prop. 1
Chandra Bhat, Economics

Oct. 21, 2016

10/15/16

The New Yorker
The many costs of campus carry
Minkah Makalani, African & African Diaspora Studies

CNN
50 years later, who are the heirs of the Black Panthers?
Peniel Jospeh, History

Slate
What we know about sexual predators can help us understand the Trump allegation
David Buss, Psychology

Voice of America
Clinton and Trump offer different foreign policy proposals
H.W. Brands, History

The Star
How to triple your very best moment: Pasricha
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Asian Journal
Trump loses ground after lewd comments bragging about the entitlement of sexually assaulting women
Daron Shaw, Government

10/16/16

Houston Chronicle
Dems, GOP hoping record voter registration boosts turnout
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Cruz timing might have been impeccable
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Irish Times
Demand for abortion pills highlights need for change in the law
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center

The Wall Street Journal
Restaurant chains get burned by overexpansion, new rivals
Madeline Keig, English student

The Daily Texan
UT professors, students create database tracking support for Trump
Bethany Albertson, Government

Houston Chronicle
Rancor of presidential campaign, dislike of candidates fueling voters’ stress
Bethany Albertson, Government

10/17/16

Boston Globe
Clinton keeps the public schedule light in home stretch
Daron Shaw, Government

The Guardian
Irish women report relief and gratitude after using abortion bills
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center

BBC
Irish women ‘access abortion pills online’
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center

Lifehacker
How to disagree with your coworkers without getting into an argument
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Inside Philanthropy
Eureka! A quick look at an unexpected liberal arts benefactor
Bobby Patton, Plan II

The Conversation
Why is the U.S. Green Party so irrelevant?
Per Urlaub, Germanic Studies

10/18/16

The New York Times
Nat Turner’s skull and my student’s purse of skin
Diana Berry, African & African Diaspora Studies

CNN
Common household chemicals hurt our health…and cost us billions
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Times Higher Education
Larger bursaries ‘boost students’ changes of getting good degree’
Richard Murphy, Economics

The Federalist
Thanks to Obama, ISIS now has chemical weapons
M.G. Oprea, French & Italian

iNews
How women in Ireland and Norther Ireland feel about home-abortions
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center

Beaumont Enterprise
Record number register to vote in Hardin County
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Times
How Irish women are getting around abortion laws
Abigail Aiken, Population Research Center

The Dallas Morning News
Facebook’s nudity policy should lead, not follow
Philippa Levine; History and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

The Diane Rehm Show
H.W. Brands: “The General Vs. The President”
H.W. Brands, History

Scholars Strategy Network
Racing to the Bottom
Nathan Jensen, Government

Houston Chronicle
Local undecided voters may stay home
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Willamette Week
“The General vs. The President” recounts when president Harry Truman fired Douglas MacArthur
H.W. Brands, History

Fox 7
Reducing police violence
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

Salon
How to be happier and have fewer regrets: Stop buying stuff and start doing things
Art Markman, Psychology

Fox
Clinton tops Trump by 6 points
Daron Shaw, Government

10/19/16

The Washington Post
In Europe, the Green Party is a force. In the U.S., it’s irrelevant. Here’s why.
Per Urlaub, Germanic Studies

The New York Times
How taking a gap year can shape your life
Chad Hammett, English alumnus

Texas Monthly
Takin’ it to the streets
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

The Arkansas Traveler
Officials add two new languages
Spanish & Portuguese

Austin American-Statesman
PolitiFact: Travis county voter registration his 90%
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

History News Network
Historian Diana Ramey Berry praises effort to return the skull of Nat Turner to his family
Diana Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

10/20/16

The Hindu
Saying it all in Sanskirt
Stephen Phillips; Philosophy and Asian Studies

CNN
This debate showcased Trump’s unfitness to be president
Peniel Joseph, History

The Conversation
Religious feelings could sway the vote in 2016 election
Eric McDaniel, Government

KXAN
Big Country
Clinton campaign eyeing Texas voters after Trump drops in polls
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Black Lives Matter and Civil Rights movement confront generation gap
Peniel Joseph, History

Slate
If you want your teenage kids to eat healthy, try reverse psychology
David Yeager, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Four candidates vying for 2-year unexpired term on ACC board
Jeremy Story, Government alumnus

Bustle
Why men are more likely to say “I love you” first, according to science
Art Markman, Psychology

Yahoo!
Current Movie Reviews
KUOW
How to spot a liar
Art Markman, Psychology

The Daily Texan
College-educated voters will back Clinton, according to survey
Daron Shaw, Government

10/21/16

Los Angeles Times
No, Hillary Clinton probably isn’t going to win Texas
James Henson and Joshua Blank; Texas Politics Project

Time
Even headstrong generals must answer to someone
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
New UT research initiative focuses on Latino health issues
Deborah Parra-Medina, Latino Research Initiative

Temple Daily Telegram
Secular writer talks about Lucy’s impact on science, religion
John Kappelman, Anthropology

TWC
Treatment of deaf couple at South Austin Wendy’s sparks outrage
Richard Meier, Linguistics

Oct. 14, 2016

10/8/16

Dallas News
H.W. Brands recaptures the epic MacArthur-Truman showdown in ‘The General vs. The President’
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
A moment that could have changed the course of history
H.W. Brands, History

CNN
How Haiti can recover from Hurricane Matthew’s devastation
Peniel Joseph, History

10/9/16

Dallas news
Facts, shmacts: Why polarized voters will shrug if tonight’s Trump-Clinton debate strays form the truth
Sean Theriault, Government

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
In the land of Cruz, GOP message is ‘We have to go with who we have’
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

LA Progressive
The real meaning behind ‘That Mexican Thing’
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texans hear immigration talk differently
Daron Shaw, Government

10/10/16

Austin American-Statesman
Need Tuesday plans? Behold wonder of pop art at Russell Collection
H.W. Brands, History

Paste
With zero questions on campaign finance at the debate, mainstream media’s failure is our misfortune
Alexander Branham, Government PhD candidate

NBC News
Latino pulse: How did Clinton, Trump do in 2nd presidential debate?
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

CNN
Who won the town hall debate?
Peniel Joseph, History

San Antonio Express-News
Trump due in S.A., Dallas for fundraisers
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Clinton leads Trump with huge margin among UT-Austin students
Bethany Albertson, Government

10/11/16

TWC
As Texas candidates take stances on national candidates, concern for local effect materializes
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
What Austin could learn from watching ‘Canine Soldiers’
Tom Palaima, Classics

The Conversation
Le déferlement d’images sur les réseaux sociaux tranforme-t-il notre cerveau
Rebecca Macmillan, English Ph.D. Candidate

KXAN
How Texas voter security stacks up to Russian hackers
Jeremi Suri, History

TWC
Third parties’ roles in 2016 election vastly different with potential to impact long term
Jeremi Suri, History

The Wall Street Journal
Latino voters grow in numbers, but fewer certain they will turn out
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Austin American-Statesman
More emphasis needed on social studies to increase voting
Rebecca Callahan, Population Research Center

10/12/16

Alaska Dispatch News
The Eagle
The Washington Post
What it’s like to be a college professor who supports Donald Trump
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Sentinel & Enterprise News
Galbraith at Fitchburg State University: Economic inequality ‘a fact of life’
James Galbraith, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Comptroller Glenn Hegar declines to say whether he will vote for Trump
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

UT Austin Campus Life
Join efforts to prevent relationship violence
Linda Serna, Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies student

Independent
7 ways to tell if someone is cheating on you
James Pennebaker, Psychology

10/13/16

The New York Times
Are you stressed about school?
David Yeager, Psychology

Dallas News
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Lincoln Journal Star
What it’s like to be a college professor who supports Donald Trump
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Big News Network
VOA NEWS
How much do American voters care about foreign policy?
H.W. Brands, History

History
MacArthur vs. Truman: The showdown that changed America
H.W. Brands, History

The Daily Texan
UT history professor uses Twitter to unravel history
H.W. Brands, History

Texas Tribune
Hegar forecasts “extremely modest growth” for Texas economy
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Trump holds a narrowing lead over Clinton in Texas, new poll shows
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fox Business
Clinton leads Trump by 7 points
Daron Shaw, Government

The Daily Texan
Supreme Court considers reopening racially biased Harris County case
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

10/14/16

UK Now
Fernheiber named Zantker professor
Janice Fernheimer, English alumna

Big News Network
How much do American voters care about foreign policy?
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
Trump lead over Clinton in Texas is now within margin of error
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

NBC News
Young Latinos of the Obama White House
Ximena Gonzalez, Government alumna

Houston Chronicle
Local Trump fans feel abandoned by GOP, campaign
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Smithsonian
Monkey movements explained by forest structure in Panama
Mariah Hopkins, Anthropology

LA Times
MacArthur and Truman face off in H.W. Brands’ new history
H.W. Brands, History

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Author explains how to be Texan from hat to boots
Andrea Valdez, English alumna

KUT
Why we do use our grand IQs to decide what lip gloss to wear in the morning
Art Markman, Psychology

Publishers Weekly
iBooks U.S. Bestseller List – Health, Mind & Body
Art Markman, Psychology

Oct. 7, 2016

10/1/16

CBC News
How anxiety drives voter choices and election campaign strategy
Bethany Albertson, Government

Austin American-Statesman
History shows us to be cautious on how to influence babies
Philippa Levine; History and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

TelesurTV
Angela Davis suggests Trump threat too dire to not vote for Clinton
Black Matters Conference

Daily Leader
The importance of secret keeping
Art Markman, Psychology

The Denver Post
Financial stress is literally killing you
James Pennebaker, Psychology

10/2/16

The Conversation
What it means to black in the American educational system
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

USA Today
White House wants to add new racial category for Middle Eastern people
Germane Award; African & African Diaspora Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, and Center for African and African American Studies

Abilene Reporter news
Proceed with caution on how we influence our babies
Philippa Levine; History and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

The Root
A few words on the blatant disrespect being shown to Angela Davis
Black Matters conference

The Examiner
Dear Diary, I have cancer
James Pennebaker, Psychology

10/3/16

Santa Fe New Mexican
Self-styled ‘dean of New Mexico history’ closes chapter on writing career
Marc Simmons; Latin American Studies alumnus

The Austin Chronicle
The mind’s new science guys
Art Markman, Psychology

NPR
Tax returns, threats of hacks: Surprise! It’s October
H.W. Brands, History

Common Dreams
Obama warned to defuse tensions with Russia, avert wider war in Syria
H.W. Brands, History

The Daily Texan
Black studies conference addresses struggles of the black community
AADS, IUPRA, CAAAS

10/4/16

Pacific Standard
Donald Trump’s ace in the hole
Daron Shaw, Government

Right Side News
Communists mobilize for Hillary Clinton
AADS, IUPRA, CAAS

KXAN
UT’s SUREWalk adds fleet of vehicles, golf cart to provide safe way home
Kevin Helgren; Psychology and Liberal Arts Honors student

Texas Standard
What will it take to get the American public invested in Syria?
Jeremi Suri, History

New York Magazine
Tweak your to-do list to make your job feel more meaningful
Art Markman, Psychology

Smithsonian
Gold rings found in Warrior’s Tomb connect two ancient Greek cultures
Cynthia Shelmerdine, Classics

Daily Mail
The science of affairs: Experts explain why men and women often have different reasons for cheating
David Buss, Psychology

10/5/16

WUSA9
What’s on Dr. Phil this week?
Art Markman, Psychology

NBC News
The real meaning behind ‘That Mexican Thing’
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

CNN
Extraordinary moment on race in veep debate
Peniel Joseph, History

National Review
An informed pubic: Conservatives’ path to winning
Daron Shaw, Government

Philanthropy News Digest
University of Texas at Austin receives $20 million for liberal arts
College of Liberal Arts

Quartz
The story of the humble latex, which laid the foundation for the global web
Bruce Hunt, History

U.S. News & World Report
You lose when businesses win tax breaks
Nathan Jenson, Government

Bustle
This to-do list hack helps you keep the big picture in mind, making your short- & long-term goals achievable
Art Markman, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Creepy clown threats put Central Texas school officials on high alert
Mark Warr, Sociology

Chicago Tribune
The tale of President Harry S. Truman and Gen. Douglas MacArthur
H.W. Brands, History

McClatchy D.C.
Did Mike Pence just steal the 2020 evangelical vote from Ted Cruz?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Renew America
Communists mobilize for Hillary Clinton
Black Studies

10/6/16

The New York Times
H.W. Brands: By the Book
H.W. Brands, History

Bustle
If Wendy Davis couldn’t turn Texas blue, I don’t think Hillary Clinton can. Yet.
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Daily Toreador
Texas’ Secretary of State stresses importance of voting, discusses voter ID laws
Carlos Cascos, Government alumnus

Human Rights Campaign
Johns Hopkins community calls for disavowal of misleading anti-LGBTQ “report
Sociology

South China Morning Post
Mike Pence’s strong debate performance fuels speculation he may have already set his sights on 2020 campaign
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Law enforcement funding should be tied to proper reporting of custodial deaths
Amanda Woog, IUPRA

10/7/16

The Austin Chronicle
Angela Davis closes out UT’s inaugural Black Matters conference
Cherise Smith; AADS, IUPRA, CAAAS

The New York Times
The gray gender gap: Older women are likelier to go it alone
Debra Umberson, Population Research Center

The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump isn’t the first would-be president to spur predictions of doom
H.W. Brands, History

Time
A brief history of divorce in America: From legal rarity to dark comedy
Steven Mintz, History

Glamour
KUT
Well + Good
How to write a to-do list you’ll actually follow
Art Markman, Psychology

Fox Business
Poll: Clinton edges Trump by two points one month ahead of election
Daron Shaw, Government