Dec. 30, 2016

12/25/16

Houston Chronicle
Future of Texas politics in the hands of Hispanic electorate
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Oregon Live
When the Korean War pitted a general against a president: Book review
H.W. Brands, History

Texas Tribune
Five ways Texas shaped this year’s presidential race
Texas Politics Project

Salon
Suffering from Trumpsomnia? “Now I feel like a madman has taken over”
Art Markman, Psychology

12/26/16

San Antonio Express-News
Fake news sticks in your brain
Art Markman, Psychology

KUT
The argument for the role of psychology in architecture
Art Markman and Sam Gosling; Psychology

Specialty Pharmacy Times
Formulary lists may help insurers avoid covering chronic illnesses
Michael Geruso, Economics

12/27/16

South Coast Today
National view: How the first family reshaped perceptions of the black family in America
Peniel Joseph, History

12/29/16

NBC
Lack of Latino nominees in Trump’s cabinet is not surprising
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Dallas Morning News
Who will win out in the 2017 Texas legislative power struggle
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Elle
How I learned to stop worrying and love the personal shopper
Art Markman, Psychology

Study Breaks
UT student Unnati Shukla is changing the way we view beauty
Unnati Shukla, Plan II student

12/30/16

The Austin Chronicle
Top 10 reproductive rights stories
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Philadelphia Inquirer
MacArthur and Truman face off in “The General vs. the President”
H.W. Brands, History

Dec. 23, 2016

12/17/16

Houston Chronicle
Waco Tribune-Herald
This holiday season, listen and converse; don’t debate
Art Markman, Psychology

12/18/16

The Valdosta Daily Times
Andrew Jackson: His Life & Times
H.W. Brands, History

The Conversation
Why children believe (or not) that Santa Claus exists
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

12/19/16

The Texas Tribune
KGBT
Analysis: On transgender Texans and bathrooms, a call to stay calm
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Why do kids believe in Santa?
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

NBC
Tom Perez is what the DNC needs now
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

KGBT
Analysis: On transgender Texans and bathrooms, a call to stay calm
Texas Politics Projeect

Your Valley Voice
Fake news is dangerous because it sticks in your brain
Art Markman, Psychology

KXAN
Security vs. freedom: How terrorist attacks impact your local government
Jeremi Suri, History

12/20/16

Psychology Today
Reaching out to people still matters
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center 

Texas Perspectives
Trump’s cabinet is the most powerful example to date of the neoconfederacy resumption of power
Peniel Joseph, History

The Royal Gazette
How the First Family reshaped perceptions of the black family in America
Peniel Joseph, History

Chicago Tribune
What to say when your kid asks if Santa is real?
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

Dallas Morning News
Reaching out to people during the holidays still matters
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center

Austin American-Statesman
Home for the holidays: What students are most looking forward to during winter break
Samantha Gorny and Cameron Osmond; International Relations & Global Studies and Liberal Arts Honors

Dallas Morning News
How risks of fake news are compounded by our human selves
Art Markman, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
This holiday season, listen and converse; don’t debate
Art Markman, Psychology

12/21/16

The Algemeiner
What is the theme of Genesis?
David Buss, Psychology

Colorado Springs Independent
He’s plagued by Santa stress
David Buss, Psychology

News.Mic
Texas officially defunds Planned Parenthood
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Fusion
Texas is trying to defund Planned Parenthood. History shows us why that would be a nightmare
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Montana Standard
Single-sex schools: Could they harm your child?
Rebecca Bigler; Psychology and Women’s & Gender Studies

CBS
Texas officially kicking Planned Parenthood out of Medicaid
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

12/22/16

KUT
Advocates: Poor women will be most affected by Texas’ Medicaid cuts to Planned Parenthood
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

WWLP
Dr. Phil – “Help me get by 14-year-old daughter back from Grandma!
Art Markman, Psychology

The Monitor
How to keep political conversations from getting out of hand by listening and conversing, not debating
Art Markman, Psychology

Houston Public Media
Advocates: Poor women will be most affected by Texas’ Medicaid cuts to Planned Parenthood
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

12/23/16

Austin American-Statesman
Let’s explore who we are as human beings
Tom Palaima, Classics

Dec. 16, 2016

12/10/16

Victoria Advocate
More transparency for deaths on law enforcement’s watch
Amanda Woog, IUPRA

12/12/16

The Washington Post
Donald Trump’s sharp contrast from Obama and Bush on Islam has serious implications
Denise Spellberg, History

NBC
This is how voting rights are violated: It happened to me
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

New York Magazine
A psychiatrist on why your mind ‘has a mind of its own’
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

The Washington Post
Obama’s Legacy: The First Family
Peniel Joseph, History

University Herald
Brain Training: How can you absorb everything you read
Art Markman, Psychology

KXAN
Texas oil titan named as Trump’s pick for secretary of state
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
40 Marshall Scholars picked for postgraduate studies in U.K., a 25 percent expansion
Bailey Anderson, Geography & the Environment

New York Magazine
To be more productive, first figure out your productivity style
Art Markman, Psychology

The New York Times
Trump style vs. Texas style: Who’s angry now?
H.W. Brands, History

12/13/16

Waco Tribune-Herald
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Carson nomination signals a Trump neoconfederacy
Peniel Joseph, History

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Texas wages a war on drugs at the border. That might be the wrong place.
William Kelly, Sociology

Poughkeepsie Journal
Commitment model a big deal for some men
David Buss, Psychology

12/14/16

Austin American-Statesman
We need to do a better job of tackling concussions in sports
David Schnyer and Molly Farrell, Psychology 

Fortune
Why the EU still matters in a fracturing world
Jeremi Suri, History

Newswise
Psychology expert on the effect of long-term exposure to fake news and tips to defend against it
Art Markman, Psychology

CNN
Kanye West, do YOU care about black people?
Peniel Joseph, History

Regated
CNN used black professor to racially attack Kanye West
Peniel Joseph, History

Vogue
The triumphant return of butter – it’s not as unhealthy as you think
Xaq Frohlich, Institute for Historical Studies

Fast Web
Better looking? Better grades
Robert Crosnoe, Sociology

12/15/16

My San Antonio
Brands chronicles our closest encounter with coup d’etat
H.W. Brands, History

Wallet Hub
Will Donald Trump be a good president?
Ori Swed, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
The getaway: Bedding down with books
Sam Gosling, Psychology

Bustle
15 work resolutions for grown-ass women to make in 2017
Art Markman, Psychology

Brietbart
Kansas universities’ regents approve policies for campus carry
Nicholas Roland, History Ph.D. Candidate

12/16/16

The Washington Post
Brazil passes the mother of all austerity plans
Leticia Marteleto; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Dallas Morning News
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas’ fetal remains rule is about Republican fundraising
Abigail Aiken and Fred Tally-Foos; Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Plan II student]

Business Insider
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
World Tribune
Trump builds team of bosses to shake up Washington
James Henson, Texas Politics project

Charleston Gazette-Mail
How the Obamas reshaped perceptions of the black family
Peniel Joseph, History

Business Insider
Why to-do lists make you more productive – even if you never finish everything on them
Art Markman, Psychology

Dec. 9, 2016

12/3/16

CBS
The National
Human ancestor ‘Lucy’ was a tree climber, evidence suggests
John Kappelman, Anthropology

Houston Chronicle
Could public service be the salve that heals our nation’s wounds?
Jeremi Suri, History

SNL
Weekend update
John Kappelman, Anthropology

12/4/16

Newsline
Conservative watchlist four Texas university professors identified as biased liberals
John Traphagan and Joan Neuberger; Relgious Studies and History

12/5/16

Psy.org
Female lemurs with color vision provide advantages for their group
Rebecca Lewis, Anthropology

Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump’s Electoral College win and the enormous hurdles for reversal
Sanford Levinson; Plan II and Government

Digital Trends
Tech is upending the ways we write, speak and even think
Lars Hinrichs, English

Huffington Post
Hundreds of immigrant moms and kids freed form detention after Texas court ruling
Luis Zayas, LLILAS

Dallas Morning News
Trump must denounce the racist acts committed in his name
Richard Cherwitz, Rhetoric & Writing

Fox
The Blaze
Ethic professor’s class canceled: Students ‘turn off’ during non-PC debates
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Earth Sky
Human ancestor Lucy a tree climber
John Kappelman, Anthropology

Natural Science News
Science Daily
IFL Science
Female lemurs with trichromatic color vision benefit their entire group
Rebecca Lewis, Anthropology

Forward
The secret Jewish history of Kwanzaa
Peniel Joseph, History

12/6/16

Mother Nature Network
7 interesting facts about Lucy the ancient ape
John Kappelman, Anthropology

Psychology Today
Ho! Ho! Who? How kids understand live Santa Clauses
Jacqueline Wooley, Psychology

Cosmopolitan
iTech Post
New Texas abortion booklet uses biased language and misleading information about death
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

12/7/16

The Texas Tribune
A bathroom mess for Republican Texas lawmakers
Texas Politics Project

LA Progressive
The businessman president should leave sanctuary cities alone
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Waco Tribune-Herald
Pearl Harbor attack sparked public service, patriotism and sense of unity
Jeremi Suri, History

12/8/16

Gulf News
Bedding down with books
Sam Gosling, Psychology

iTech Post
Is Texas abortion booklet biased? Science thinks so
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Yahoo!
9 tricks for remembering everything you read
Art Markman, Psychology

Problems & Solutions
Dr. Art Markman
Art Markman, Psychology

12/9/16

The Texas Tribune
Legalizing marijuana might have negligible impact on border security
William Kelly, Sociology

npr
Anti-doping report details years of misconduct sponsored by Russian state
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Vox
Women also know stuff about the 2016 election
Bethany Albertson, Government

KUOW
How imagination and counterfactuals help you become a happier (and more organized) person
Art Markman, Psychology

Chicago Tribune
Do Trump’s cabinet picks want to run the government – or dismantle it?
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Dec. 2, 2016

11/27/16

Ozy
Why the internet needs a hate spell-checker?
Art Markman, Psychology

11/28/16

The New York Times
Professor watch list is seen as threat to academic freedom
Joan Neuberger, History

Houston Chronicle
Texas-born yoga instructor shoots and kills two robbers in Chile home
Harl Nam Kaur Khalsa, former sociology student

Reporting Texas
Increase in Guatemalan migrants creates greater need for Mayan speakers
Sergio Romero, Spanish & Portuguese

Rio Grande Guardian
Fidel Castro’s legacy brought hope for Cuba. Now what?
Charles Hale; African & African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology

Houston Chronicle
The Washington Post
Trump team split over Secretary of State post
Jeffrey Tulis, Government

Austin American-Statesman
UT research cited in education secretary’s call to end spanking
Elizabeth Gershoff, Population Research Center

11/29/16

Dallas Observer
Don’t panic now that Texas reported the state’s first local Zika transmission
Sahotra Sarkar, Philosophy

Dallas Morning News
The life and times of the notorious Fidel Castro
Jonathan Brown, History

POLITICO
Morning Education
Population Research Center

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Republican economic policies could do America lasting societal damage
Maxwell Sinchcombe, Economics

KBTX
Focus at four: Texas legislative session preview
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Kansas City Star
“Professor Watchlist” by conservative millennial group accuses teachers of ‘leftist propaganda’
Joan Neuberger, History

Patch
University of Texas at Austin student secures prestigious British Marshall scholarship
Bailey Anderson, Geography & the Environment

The Daily Texan
Plan II senior receives Rhodes Scholarship
Mikaila Smith, Plan II

Yahoo!
Hogan X forms partnership with receptivity.al
James Pennebaker, Psychology

11/30/16

Daily Mail
Seeker
Phys.org
Wired
International Business Times
Popular Archaeology
NBC
The New York Times
Science Daily
Johns Hopkins Hub
The Sacramento Bee
Popular Science
Inverse
Nature World News
The Gazette
Los Angeles Times
The Washington Post
Reuters
Discover Magazine
The Christian Science Monitor
New Scientist
Human ancestor ‘Lucy’ adept at tree climbing as well as walking
John Kappelman, Anthropology

The College Fix
Philosophy professor: Students too fearful to debate controversial topics
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Chicago Tribune
Prepper movement, while not mainstream, no longer just for doomsday outliers
Art Markman, Psychology

Pacific Sun
Advice Goddess
David Buss, Psychology

12/1/16

Reuters UK
The Express Tribune
The Japan Times
Raw Story
News 18
Fox
Economic Times
Deccan Herald
Malay Mail
The Daily Star
eNCA
Standard Media
Human ancestor ‘Lucy’ adept at tree climbing as well as walking
John Kappelman, Anthropology

Haaretz
New economics is dead; Long live new economics
Art Markman, Psychology

Hartford Courant
Think Progress
CNN
Trump to carrier workers in Indiana: Jobs deal just the start
Nathan Jensen, Government

Time
Professors targeted by conservative watchlist fire back: ‘It’s obviously an attempt to silence people’
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

New York Post
Gays, bias and phony science
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Vox
This scientific quest to find “missing” memories is changing the way we think about the brain
Jarrod Lewis-Peacock, Psychology

The Huffington Post
College professors and conservative watchlists
John Traphagan, Religious Studies

12/2/16

KTLA
Bernie Sanders: Carrier took Trump ‘hostage and won’
Nathan Jensen, Government

NBC
Opinion: The businessman president should leave sanctuary cities alone
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Time
Behind the 1947 law that could block Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense pick
Jeremi Suri, History

KUT
The psychology of bullying
Art Markman, Psychology