May 26, 2017

5/21/17

The Guardian
Why men should keep a journal
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

5/22/17

Austin American-Statesman
How Jimmy LaFave gave us the gift of love
Thomas Palaima, Classics

The Hill
If impeachment won’t fly, consider GOP excommunication
H.W. Brands, History

Life Site
Man in threesome marriage: ‘This should be the future of relationships’
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Fair Observer
The greatest problem facing Latinos under Trump
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Texas Tribune
The Q&A: Zoltan Nadasdy
Zoltan Nadasdy, Psychology

Psychology Today
On this Memorial Day
Jeremi Suri, History

5/23/17

Dallas Morning News
Is ‘bathroom bill’ proof that business no longer drives the Texas legislature?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KHOU
Religious evolution: How churches are adapting to a changing culture
Chad Seales, Religious Studies

USA Today
On Obamacare repeal, Ted Cruz is trying something new: compromise
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

5/24/17

Washington Center for Equitable Growth
Equitable growth conversation
Sandra Black, Economics

Dallas Morning News
We owe it to our soldiers to better prepare for the next war
Jeremi Suri, History

5/25/17

TribTalk
School finance is dead. Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick administered the poison
Texas Politics Project

NBC
Latinos are in the crosshairs of Trump’s budget plan
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

WNYC
Truth, politics and power: You’re fired
H.W. Brands, History

5/26/17 

KUT
How to say ‘no’ and why it’s important
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Vox
What if it happened here?
Bethany Albertson, Government

Fox 29
Gov. Abbott’s gun joke to reporters: ill-times or too far?
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Abilene Reporter News
JFK 100, celebrating women’s rights legacy
Laurie Green, History

Dallas Morning News
Waco Tribune-Herald
How JFK might have handled today’s problems
James Galbraith, Government

May 19, 2017

5/13/17

Spectrum News
More maternity leave may be beneficial for infant development, UT researchers say
Deborah Jacobvitz, Population Research Center

San Antonio Express-News
Trump’s wall still faces tough budget hurdle
Sean Theriault, Government

The New York Times
Signing away the right to get a new job
Sandra Black, Economics

True Viral News
Why are smart people so miserable
Raj Raghunathan, South Asia Institute

5/14/17

KVUE
What would happen in Sen. Cornyn becomes FBI director?
Jeremi Suri, History

The Dallas Morning News
Houston Rep. Al Green calls for Trump’s impeachment as other Democrats hold off
Sean Theriault, Government

5/15/17

The Washington Post
The incredibly simple action you can take right now to change your life. All you need is a pen
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Hellenic Shipping News
Fed Officials test new argument for tightening: Protect the poor
James Galbraith and Olivier Coibion; Government and Economics

Houston Chronicle
Feminist associations under authoritarianism in Tunisia
Mounira Charrad and Maro Yousseff; Sociology

5/16/17

KU Today
KU names Hamer Vice Provost for Diversity and Equity
Jennifer Hamer, Sociology alumna

Houston Chronicle
Rising stakes for Trump in looming wall battle
Sean Theriault, Government

Hyperallergic
Women artists rewrite myths about periods
Circe Sturm; Anthropology and Native American and Indigenous Studies

Austin American-Statesman
UT study: Banned internet-supervised abortions are safe
Abigail Aiken; Population Research Center and the Texas Policy Evaluation Project

5/17/17

Real Clear Politics
America’s heartland is our future
James Galbraith, Government

Dallas Morning News
Abbott represents one of the most bigoted governorships in the country
Texas Politics Project

5/18/17

Austin American-Statesman
El náhuatl traspasa fronteras, llega a Austin
Indigenous Languages Program, LLILAS

KCEN TV
A poll on marijuana legalization has Texans saying yes
Texas Politics Project

Harvard Business Review
Your team is brainstorming all wrong
Art Markman, Psychology

5/19/17

EconoFact
The economic case for sentencing reform
Sandra Black and Emily Weisburst, Economics

Stop the Drug War
Drug policy failures fueling help C rise
Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
3 ways learning a new language helps your brain—even if you never get fluent
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Rewire
Whole woman’s health creates ‘Oasis of Care’ as Texas abortion clinics reopen
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

May 12, 2017

5/6/17

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Marijuana marchers light up downtown with afternoon of revelry, activism
Texas Politics Project

5/7/17

abc
University Miss Black pageant winner criticized for ‘not being black enough’
Kevin Cokley; African & African Diaspora Studies and the Institute for Urban Policy and Research Analysis

Quartz
The new doomsayers taking up arms and preparing for catastrophe: American liberals
Art Markman, Psychology

Scenespk
Café DC – Interview with history professor Denise Spellberg
Denise Spellberg, History

5/8/17

Psychology Today
Familiar stories are often liked better than new ones
Art Markman, Psychology

Aol
Ivanka Trump’s new book contains a common falsely cited quote from John Quincy Adams
H.W. Brands, History

The New York Times
More older couples are ‘shacking up’
Kelly Raley, Sociology

5/9/17

CBS
Comey firing related to Trump-Russia investigation
Jeremi Suri, History

Fast Company
What to do when the biggest office distraction is your coworkers
Art Markman, Psychology

Sprudge
Imposter syndrome is real – and it’s happening in coffee
Kevin Cokley; African & African Diaspora Studies and the Institute for Urban Policy and Research Analysis

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Older, unmarried couples ‘shacking up’ in soaring numbers
Kelly Raley, Sociology

Fox 7
Texas film incentives
Paul Stekler; Government and American Studies]

Chicago Now
Chicago public schools teacher to discuss Latinos in politics at DePaul University
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

5/10/17

WNYC
Russia resumes oil shipments to Cuba
Jorge Piñon, LLILAS

abc
Reporter arrested while trying to questions cabinet member
Robert Jensen, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Marijuana
Texas marijuana reform bill heads for full house vote
Texas Politics Project

Psych2Go
How motivated are we?
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

KXAN
UT history professor weighs in on Comey firing
Jeremi Suri, History

5/11/17

The Atlantic
Why first-born children are better leaders
Sandra Black, Economics

Texas Standard
Why the Comey firing may contribute to foreign distrust of the Trump administration
Jeremi Suri, History

Maine Public
Will Foreign mischief in U.S. elections become ‘the new normal’?
Bethany Albertson, Government

Vox
I asked 7 experts if the Comey firing is a constitutional crisis. Here’s what they said.
Sanford Levinson; Government and Plan II

5/12/17

Oxford University Press Blog
The best baby money can buy: Are you sure about that?
Philippa Levine, History

The Hustle
Steve Harvey just snapped
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

The Christian Science Monitor
Why Texas ban on ‘sanctuary cities’ divides local law enforcement
H.W. Brands, History

May 5, 2017

4/29/17

San Antonio Express-News
Laredo Morning Times
Paltry sex ed in schools: Texas teen moms and dads
Philippa Levine and Kenzie Stewart; History and Plan II student

Fast Company
What to do when your boss doesn’t like you anymore
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

4/30/17

History News Network
13 questions for H.W. Brands
H.W. Brands, History

The Eagle
KBTX
Bryan pastor joins fight for medical marijuana
Texas Politics Project

5/1/17

Life & Letters
Army Strong: UT Army ROTC Celebrates 70 years
David Zinnante, Army ROTC

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
The emerging downside of consumer boycotts
Timothy Werner, Government

Alcalde
Cold Shoulder
H.W. Brands, History

5/2/17

Boston Globe
Racial insults at Fenway open old wounds in Boston’s black community
Peniel Joseph, History

KERA
Top stories: Medical marijuana bill gets committee hearing; inside the Mayor’s cup
Texas Politics Project

5/3/17

CNN
Historians: Trump gets Andrew Jackson and Civil War totally wrong
Peniel Joseph, History

Psychology Today
Helping other people with their problems helps you too
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

KUT
Should high school students be required to pass the civics test prospective U.S. citizens take?
Sean Theriault, Government

The Free Weekly
Don Yawn
David Buss, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Texas is missing its chance to improve sex ed in schools
Phillippa Levine and Kenzie Steward; History and Plan II student

5/4/17

Houston Chronicle
This Cinco do Mayor marks alarming setbacks for Mexican-Americans, Mexicans in U.S.
John Morán González; English and the Center for Mexican American Studies

KUT
Medication abortions in Texas have climbed in the year since FDA updated drug label
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Huntsville Item
Unlicensed carry a loaded issue for Texas lawmakers
Joan Neuberger, History

5/5/17

Politifact
Ivanka Trump’s new book contains a common falsely cited quote from John Quincy Adams
H.W. Brands, History

Women’s Health
The crazy impact exercise can have on your sex life
Cindy Meston, Psychology

npr
The bad grade that changed the U.S. constitution
Gregory Watson, former government student

San Antonio Express-News
Cinco de Mayo in the days of sanctuary city bills
John Morán González; English and the Center for Mexican American Studies

My Informs
7 ways to tell whether someone is cheating on you
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

KUOW
Republicans come together to pass Obamacare repeal
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government