June 30, 2017

6/24/17

The Eagle
Medical marijuana advocates hope to woo skeptics with informational seminar about drug’s benefits
Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas universities face challenges from tight state funding
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
New Jersey college recalls being host to Cold War summit
Jeremi Suri, History

San Antonio Express-News
House Speaker Joe Straus not falling in line with Abbott, Patrick
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

6/25/17

San Antonio Express-News
Advocates ‘disappointed’ in governor’s decision to cut women’s health advisory committee
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

6/26/17

The Washington Post
In a first, Texas boys state votes to secede from union
Sandford Levinson; Plan II and Government

Science Daily
New research could help humans see what nature hides
Wilson Geisler, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
On school bonds, it’s time to go in for all of Austin
Kevin Foster; Anthropology and African & African Diaspora Studies

San Antonio Express-News
Advocates and foes mark the anniversary of landmark abortion ruling
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

6/27/17

Austin American-Statesman
UT faces new lawsuit over role of race in admissions policy
Edward Blum; English and Government alumnus

Foreign Policy
Can Trump end the never-ending war?
Paul Miller, Clements Center for National Security

Huffington Post
One year after the Supreme Court’s HB2 ruling, facts matter more than ever
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

6/28/17

can
Donald Trump has a chance to step up for a signature win
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The Paralla
Beyond signal: How Trump staffers could encrypt and archive
Jeremi Suri, History

NBC
Here’s how Texas should give its immigration law the boot
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

6/29/17

The Texas Tribune
A Governor (belatedly) setting the Legislature’s agenda
Texas Politics Project

EcoWatch
How new dams in Amazon put entire world at risk
Edgardo Latrubesse; Geography & the Environment and LLILAS

npr
Amid Russia investigation, many Texas Republicans lose faith in the FBI
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Phys.org
Patch
Bullying and bias can cost schools millions in lost funding
Stephen Russell, Population Research Center

San Antonio Express-News
Conservative group seeks to promote Straus challenger ahead of special session
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Illinois Times
Jack and jilted
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

WBUR
KTXS
Amid Russia investigation, many Texas Republicans lose faith in the FBI
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The New York Times
Roger D. Abrahams, folklorist who studied African-American language, dies at 84
Roger D. Abrahams, former English professor

Roger Dooley
Answers to your brain questions
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

6/30/a7

Houston Chronicle
Education Week
UT Austin study: Student bullying costs districts millions
Stephen Russell, Population Research Center

Time
25 moments that changed America
Daina Ramey Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

The Texas Tribune
Same-sex benefits, teacher pay raises and Dawnna Dukes
Texas Politics Project

Raddington Report
A country divided: Iraq after the end of ISIS
Kassim Omer, Middle Eastern Studies alumnus

KSAT
What we know about fallen SAPD officer Miguel Moreno
Miguel Moreno, History alumnus

June 23, 2017

6/17/17

KXAN
State of Texas: Abbott targets Austin
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Globo
Dados sugerem queda de nascimentos no Brazil no 2 semestre de 2016; Zika pode ter tido impacto
Letícia Marteleto; Sociology, LLILAS and the Population Research Center

6/18/17

Houston Chronicle
Tassin: Senate plan to fund schools was misguided from the start
Texas Politics Project

6/19/17

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters weigh in on importance of “bathroom bill”
UT/TT Poll: Majority of Texas voters back new immigration provisions
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

The Daily Caller
Majority of Texans support anti-sanctuary city law
Daron Shaw; Government and the Texas Politics Project

The Conversation
Houston Chronicle
American slavery: Separating fact from myth
Daina Ramey Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

Dallas Morning News
Poll: Texas Republican voters say proposed ‘bathroom bill’ is an important issue
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The Brief: How important is the ‘bathroom bill’ to Texas voters
Texas Politics Project

6/20/17

The Texas Tribune
WFAA
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters wary of making changes to the U.S. Constitution
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Few Texas voters believe education spending is too high
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The Brief: How a Supreme Court redistricting case could affect Texas
Texas Politics Project

The Huffington Post
Benefits of journaling: How keeping a diary improves your mental health
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

KUT
Tensions between U.S. and Russia over Syria are unlikely to diminish anytime soon
Michael Mosser, Government

Dissident Voice
Beyond “no” and the limits of “yes”
Robert Jensen, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Verily
Sex regret isn’t about religious guilt as much as biological instincts, new research shows
David Buss, Psychology

6/21/17

Vox
The Senate’s disastrous process for crafting the AHCA first a historic patter
Sean Theriault, Government

Dallas Morning News
It’s not just Austin the GOP hates; local government have become political foil for conservatives
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The brief: Amid health care debate, Texas families worry over possible Medicaid cuts
Congress is eyeing big Medicaid cuts. Here’s why it matters to Texas families
Analysis: 5 takeaways from the UT/TT poll
Texas Politics Project

Breitbart
City of Houston Joins lawsuit against Texas ‘sanctuary’ ban
Nearly 60 percent of Texans believe police should cooperate with ICE, poll finds
Texas Politics Project

The Austin Chronicle
Austin African American Book Festival comes to carver museum
Peniel Joseph, History

6/22/17

The Hunstville Item
Convention of states: too close for comfort?
Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
African American Book Festival views current events through lens of literature
Peniel Joseph, History

Lancaster Online
Lancaster County lawmakers, leaders share their favorite summer books
H.W. Brands, History

The Washington Post
Laredo Morning Times
Republicans’ Obamacare repeal would be one of the biggest cuts to the social safety net in history
H.W. Brands, History

Fox 7
The search for a cure to PTSD
Michael Telch, Psychology

The Washington Times
Despite Ringling Bros. pulling up stakes, circuses remain popular
Janet Davis, American Studies and History

TribTalk
Missing a chance to address the role of racism in UT’s history
Rich Heyman, Geography & the Environment

ABC
TX congressman and staff member injured in GOP baseball shooting support Scalise at blood drive
Zachary Barth, Government alumnus

The Express-Star
Texans don’t want U.S. Constitution fiddled with
Texas Politics Project

6/23/17

Fast Company
This is why your brain hates public speaking so much
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: You can fight City Hall if you’re governor of Texas
Texas Politics Project

Austin Monthly
Things I’ve learned
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

June 16, 2017

6/10/17

KVUE
UT professor analyzes Trump’s response to Comey testimony
Jeremi Suri, History

Austin American-Statesman
Out from capitol shadows, Gov. Abbott looms large with special session
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

6/11/17

The Guardian
Can you write your way to happiness?
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Fosters
One-day university program coming to Seacoast
Jeremi Suri, History

Tulsa World
People & Places: Oklahoma foundation for excellence honors ‘Trailblazers’
H.W. Brands, History

6/12/17

Houston Chronicle
The Conversation
NewsOk
Puerto Rico votes on statehood: Polls and protests
Jossiana Arroyo-Martínez, Spanish and Portuguese

New York Times
Social interaction is critical for mental and physical health
Debra Umberson and Jennifer Karas Montez; Sociology and the Population Research Center

Michigan Live
Bay City Western holds class of 2017 commencement
Sean Theriault, Government

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Scholars see bad omens in pulled sponsorship of ‘Julius Caesar’
Charlotte Canning; African & African Diaspora Studies and the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Spectrum
COVFEFE Act highlights importance of social media in politics
Mary Bock, the Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

6/13/17

Cosmopolitan
Why are men still so afraid of ambitious women?
David Buss, Psychology

Raw Story
Are jokesters screwing up data on gay teenagers?
Stephen Russell, Population Research Center

Medical Xpress
The University of Queensland
Psychology’s diversity problem
Cristine Legare, Psychology

6/14/17

Independent
Is it impossible to change your personality past the age of 30?
David Buss, Psychology

Daily Mail
Leg day! Renee Zellweger highlights her svelte frame in spandex during jog in Santa Monica
Renee Zellweger, English alumna

Austin American-Statesman
As Nahuati wanes in Mexico, UT instructor tried to keep language alive
Sabina Cruz de la Cruz, LLILAS

BBC
Economic Times
El País
Quo
MTNV
Phys
UA News
Dams could ‘permanently damage Amazon’
Edgardo Latrubesse; Geography & the Environment and LLILAS

Fast Company
Exactly what recruiters are thinking while reading your resume
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Fox 7
KVUE
What we know about UT grad shot at congressional baseball practice
Sean Theriault and Zachary Barth; Government

Bravo
Talk smack about vacation selfie takers all you want…but they’re probably happier than you
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

6/15/17

Forbes
Science World Report
Popular Science
News Ghana
The Japan Times
Tech Times
GMA
Lavan Guardia
RT
Hydroelectric dams may jeopardize the Amazon’s future
Edgardo Latrubesse; Geography & the Environment and LLILAS

KXAN
Spectrum
UT alum working for Rep. Roger Williams injured in shooting
Sean Theriault and Zachary Barth, Government

The Texas Tribune
My High Plains
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
UT/TT Poll: Despite Russia inquiry, Texas GOP voters solidly trust Trump
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Valley Central
Fox 29
While legislature passed “sanctuary” bill, E-Verify enforcement fell short
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The brief: How do Texas voters feel about Trump?
Texas Politics Project

The New York Times
Track’s most resilient (and suspect) record is in danger
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Houston Public Media
1370 AM
KERA
Poll: Texas Republicans largely loyal to Donald Trump
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Philly
Austin American-Statesman
Dallas Morning News
Battling stereotypes of the black father
Louis Harrison and Anthony Brown; African & African Diaspora Studies and the Center for African American Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Houston Chronicle
Why America’s child support system fails fathers, too
Rob Crosnoe and Elizabeth Cozzolino; Sociology

Dallas Morning News
Surprise: Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don’t, poll shows
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and the Texas Politics Project

The Daily Meal
Talking about food might make you healthier
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

6/16/17

TribTalk
Even as Washington troubles mount, Donald Trump stands tall with Texas Republicans
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
How the NRA conquered Washington and abandoned gun owners like me
Matt Valentine; Plan II and the Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Rhythm on stage, Steve Earle and more events offering free summer fun
Peniel Joseph, History

The Texas Tribune
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
KERA
UT/TT Poll: Immigration, border security still top concerns for Texas voters
Daron Shaw, Government

KUT
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters grade state’s top elected officials
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
The brief: Bills fall under Abbott’s veto pen
Texas Politics Project

The Huffington Post
As social and emotional learning expands, educators fear the ‘fizzle’
David Yeager, Psychology

ICI Radio
24/60
James Galbraith, Government

Dallas Morning News
Poll: Abbott bests Patrick, Cruz beats Cornyn and nobody knows who Beto O’Rourke is
Daron Shaw and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Local government is good foil for state’s GOP leadership
James Henson and Joshua Blank; Texas Politics Project

The American Spectator
The Mueller operation already needs a special counsel of its very own
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

June 9, 2017

6/3/17

NBC
History of racism against Mexican-Americans clouds Texas immigration law
John Morán González; English and Center for Mexican American Studies  

6/4/17

Medical News Today
Do Americans regret one-night stands? Study investigates
Joy Wyckoff, Psychology student

Citizen Jour
Why Jefferson’s vision of American Islam matters today
Denise Spellberg; History and Middle Eastern Studies

Times Record News
Cannabis laws often don’t make sense
Texas Politics Project

6/5/17

Qoshe
Why Jefferson’s vision of American Islam matters today
Denise Spellberg; History and Middle Eastern Studies

Fox 7
Discussing London attacks and Trump’s renewed call for travel ban
Jeremi Suri, History

Al Día
Anti-sanctuary cities bill, SB4, builds on history of racism in Texas
John Morán González; English and Center for Mexican American Studies  

Valley News
A conservative single-payer proposal
Robert Koons, Philosophy

Business Insider
Year-round school is booming – but its benefits are over-hyped
Paul von Hippel, Sociology

Upworthy
Trump can’t stop distorting what London’s mayor says about terrorism. There’s a reason.
Bethany Albertson, Government

6/6/17

Harvard Business Review
How you define the problem determines whether you solve it
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Fast Company
You might not feel tired, but you brain needs more sleep
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Patch
UT-Austin names interim VP for diversity and community engagement
Leonard N. Moore, History

Austin American-Statesman
Gov. Abbott earns Tea Party praise for calling special session
Texas Politics Project

Dublin Inquirer
On reasons to have sex, and on an ill-defined relationship
David Buss and Cindy Meston; Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Why straight talk is hard to deliver but so necessary
Tom Palaima, Classics

6/7/17

Pacific Sun
Advice Goddess
David Buss, Psychology

Houston Matters
Political Roundup
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

6/8/17

Vocativ
Birth control delivery app comes to Texas, contraceptive desert
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Swim Swam
Joseph Schooling breaks pool record at Texas senior circuit
Joseph Schooling, Economics student

Science Daily
Psych Central
Improving adolescents’ social and emotional lives must go beyond teaching them skills
David Yeager, Psychology

KXAN
Perspective and reaction to Comey’s damning testimony
Jeremi Suri, History

6/9/17

The Guardian
The thing about Trump’s infrastructure plan is: It doesn’t really exist
James Galbraith, Government

Dallas Morning News
What the passage of ‘sanctuary cities’ bill says about the state of Texas politics
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KUOW
How to get the most out of sharing your problems online
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

NBC
Latino Pulse: What did we learn from the Comey hearing?
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

June 2, 2017

5/27/17

Chadds Ford Live
Mind matters: Writing to heal
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Waco Tribune-Herald
Memorial Day should also mean minding our foreign affairs more carefully
Jeremi Suri, History

5/28/17

San Antonio Express-News
We must prepare for the next war
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
On JFK’s centennial, let’s celebrate his strong women’s rights legacy
Laurie Green, History

5/29/17

The State Journal
Online anger movement fed by anonymous distance
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Digital Journal
Psychologists use machine learning to diagnose depression
David Schnyer, Psychology

The Monitor
We must better prepare for the next war
Jeremi Suri, History

5/30/17

Public News Service
Opponents plan court challenges for many new Texas laws
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Philly.com
What if JFK were president today?
James Galbraith, Government

Dallas Morning news
Fights and loathing in the Capitol: State leaders’ animosity reveals GOP chasm
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Patch
UT-Austin ROTC program receives $1.5 million gift
ROTC

Planeta
Reading the first books #firstbooksdh
LLILAS

NBC
Calling immigration on Latinos protesting SB4 is racial profiling
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

The Guardian
‘A good friend in the White House’: How Texas became Trump’s frontline
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

5/31/17

OUP Blog
Law and order fundamentalism and the U.S.-Mexico border
C.J. Alvarez, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

NewCo Shift
The new science of brainstorming
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

America’s Voice
Calling immigration on Latinos protesting SB4 is racial profiling
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

6/1/17

Phys.org
Religious individuals regret having casual sex only slightly more
David Buss, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Austin American-Statesman
What are “sincerely held religious beliefs?” Nobody really knows
Sanford Levinson; Government and Plan II

CNN
KBZK
LeBron James’ master classon race in America
Peniel Joseph, History

6/2/17

Fast Company
Treehugger
What happens to your brain when you work on vacation
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Daily News & Analysis
Gender, not faith, determines if you regret one-night stands
David Buss, Psychology