July 28, 2017

7/23/17

India Today
This latest book throws light on the roots of business in India
Donald Davis, Asian Studies

Straits Times
Senate hearing turn spotlight on President’s family
H.W. Brands, History

Valley News
Revised GOP healthcare bill succeeds at making things even worse
Michael Geruso, Economics

Boston Globe
Latina
At least 9 migrants die of overheating in truck in San Antonio
Néstor Rodríguez, Sociology and LLILAS

7/24/17

University News
Cold War summit recalled by New Jersey college
Jeremi Suri, History

Forbes
Five references to the ancient and late Roman world within ‘Game of Thrones’
Ayelet, Luchkov, Classics

The New York Times
Journey fatal for 9 migrants found in truck in San Antonio parking lot
Néstor Rodríguez, Sociology and LLILAS

Governing
Getting public benefits to the people who need them
Dayanand Manoli, Economics

Fox 29
Horrific smuggling conditions ‘not out of the ordinary,’ according to UT expert
Noel Busch-Armendariz, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

7/2517

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Digital Journal
Ancient tragedy leads to modern medical improvements
John Kappelman, Anthropology

Common Dreams
A refutation of neoliberalism’s defenders in Ecuador
James Galbraith, Economics

The Guardian
Reconstructing the global academy: Falola and African scholarship
Toyin Falola, History

New Scientist
My Informs
Our brains always plan one step ahead of our bodies when we walk
Jonathan Matthis; Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Nightmare in Victoria repeats itself in S.A.
Nestor Rodriguez; Sociology and LLILAS

Austin American-Statesman
UT profs say they will appeal ruling in campus carry lawsuit
Jennifer Glass, Lisa Moore and Mia Carter; English

7/26/17

The Globe and Mail
Australian woman’s death reveals the human toll of police shooting
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Israel National News
LGBT community forces the system to change
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Uloop
Best environments for studying course notes
Art Markman, Psychology

Inc.
What the experts are saying about your choice of words
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Frontera
As the ‘pink tide’ in Latin America retreats, how far will the centrist surge reach?
Kurt Weyland, Government

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Austin American-Statesman
Bathroom debate alone will hurt children
Stephen Russell; Sociology and PRC

7/27/17

The Nation
Hold varsity mgt. responsible for allocated funds
Toyin Falola, History

KUOW
Dan Patrick’s day off
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

CheatSheet
Multitasking: How good are you at juggling tasks?
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Knowledge@Wharton
What’s missing in the U.S. health care policy debate
Robert Town; Economics and PRC

7/28/17

CBS Boston
New severe weather warning system provides ‘special perspective’
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

National Geographic
Nearly a billion people still defecate outdoors. Here’s why
Dean Spears and Diane Coffey; Economics and Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Transgender military ban based on fake safety, economics
Lisa Moore and Paige Schilt; Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, English, and English alumna

The Globe and Mail
The top 15 productivity tips
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

KUOW
The imposter syndrome and why it’s hard to make it when you fake it
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Spectrum
Political experts: Trump’s use of social media to announce U.S. policy changes is unprecedented
Jeremi Suri, History

Gainesville
Michael T. Barry Jr.: Is Trump America’s most Islamophobic president?
Denise Spellberg, History

Houston Chronicle
Obamacare: the social program with 9 lives
H.W. Brands, History

July 21, 2017

7/15/17

Dallas Morning News
Why we need universities now more than ever
Richard Reddick, the Warfield Center

Huffington Post
Writing your own story can protect your health after a breakup
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Washington Post
Daenerys Targaryen, here’s some advice from political science as you pursue the Iron Throne
Kenneth Greene, Government and the Center for Mexican American Studies

Newsweek
Hard or soft, from defense to Downton Abbey, Brexit puts the special relationship with the U.S. at risk
David Leal, Government

7/17/17

KUNC
Resident of East Austin, once a bustling black enclave, make suburban exodus
Eric Tang, African & African Diaspora Studies

Healio
Background luminance, contrast, spacing affect ability to focus on an object
Bill Geisler, Psychology

Eos
Algorithm discerns where Tweets came from to track disasters
Christopher Brown, Linguistics

Forbes
Far-fetched suit to block concealed carry on Texas campuses gets tossed out
Jennifer Glass, Lisa Moore and Mia Carter; English

Houston Press
Despite demand, few Texas women on Medicaid are able to access IUDs
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

UT News
The reason Trump wanted Cuba restrictions: The 2020 election
Jonathan Brown, History

Argonaut News
The Advice Goddess
David Buss, Psychology

El Paso Herald-Post
City manager names economic development director
Jessica Herrera, Government alumna

7/18/17

The Washington Post
Jane Austen is a fraud
Janine Barchas, English

Weatherford Democrat
Special session: ‘Bathroom bill’ could stall again
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

OA Online
Local teachers study with distinguished scholars, writers
College of Liberal Arts

KXAN
New interim VP hopes to recruit more diverse students to UT
Leonard Moore, History

Newsmax
Bust the administrative state by splitting, moving agencies out of DC
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Houston Chronicle
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
USA Today
Education Department’s lack of leadership impacts sexual assault survivors
Richard Reddick, Warfield Center

 

7/19/17

London Review of Books
The greatest person then living
H.W. Brands, History

Collective evolution
8 reasons why writing is a great life-hack & can make you healthier (backed by science)
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

NBC
Owner of Dallas gay leather bar enters Texas governor’s race
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Abbott says no one will be arrested just for being in Texas illegally
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Tyler Morning Telegraph
Texas Supreme Court Justice Jeff Brown running for re-election
Jeff Brown; English alumnus

Fredericksburg Standard
Texas Ranger Day, history program set
James Kearney, Germanic Studies

Townhall
Keep youth out of solitary confinement
Brain Bensimon, Government student

7/20/17

Penn State News
Jennifer Glick named director of Population Research Institute
Jennifer Glick, Sociology alumna

The Texas Tribune
Here’s what Texans said about the Texas Legislature regulating bathrooms
Texas Politics Project

Illinois Times
Lewd Skywalker
David Buss, Psychology

San Antonio Current
Women’s health clinics sue Texas for banning safest abortion procedure after 13 weeks
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Daily Texan
Tex-Mex might be a pillar in Texas culture, but that doesn’t mean it’s good food
Audrey Larcher, Plan II and Economics student

7/21/17

The Washington Post
Heat doesn’t just make us cranky. It makes us dumb shoppers
Jason Abrevaya, Economics

Fortune
How Disney blew a huge opportunity while casting Aladdin
Germine Awad; Middle Eastern Studies and African & African Diaspora Studies

Houston Chronicle
How to make your voice heard by decision-makers in Austin
Sean Theriault, Government

The Telegraph
Dear Diary…The surprising health benefits of journaling
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Politifact
Nixon sometimes met with leaders without his own translator
Jeremi Suri, History

KUOW
How to avoid feeling humiliated
Art Markman, Psychology

Daily Beast
After emotional day, Texas’ bathroom bill moves to full senate debate
Texas Politics Project

Patch
UT-Austin student journalist slams beloved Tex-Mex food, sparks outrage
Audrey Larcher, Plan II and Economics student

July 14, 2017

7/8/17

Gulf News
Hormones can make men mistakenly overconfident
Jennifer Beer, Psychology

San Francisco Chronicle
Art illustrates Mission District’s triumphs, struggles
Cary Cordova, American Studies

Dallas Morning News
Texas Republican leaders silent on Paxton’s request to Trump to end DACA
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Bustle
The surprising way keeping secrets is completely messing with your health
Art Markman, Psychology

7/9/17

Straits Times
Swimming: Joseph Schooling wins 100m butterfly at Texas meet, clocks second-fasting time in 2017
Joseph Schooling, Economics student

7/10/17

Psychology Today
The dash to become green
David Spence, Government

KJZZ
What’s being impulse to give something away to help a cause?
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Texas Observer
Ride like a girl
Nicole Guidotti-Hernández, American Studies

7/11/17

Harbour Times
Hong Kong firms showcase local green bond market development
Sheridan Titman, Economics

Observer
Trump has 6 options to neutralize North Korea – but none are good
Austin Bay, Plan II

The Hill
Working moms suffer under TrumpCare
Shetal Vohra-Gupta; Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Zippia
These are the 10 best colleges for history majors in Texas
History

Washington Examiner
Ted Cruz remakes his image in Texas ahead of re-election
Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Low-income women can’t get long-acting birth control
Joseph Potter, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

7/12/17

Denton Record-Chronicle
State’s public schools better because Butt
Texas Politics Project

WFAA
Abbott expected to announce re-election bid Friday
Texas Politics Project

The Austin Chronicle
What happens when Texas blocks Planned Parenthood? Abortions rise
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

npr
Residents of East Austin, once bustling black enclave, make a suburban exodus
Eric Tang, African & African Diaspora Studies

7/13/17

Metro
Underdog congressman emerges as serious contender for Ted Cruz’s Senate seat
Texas Politics Project

The American Interest
Reservoir Doggedness
H.W. Brands, History

Digital Journal
Coloring journal helps in personal growth and development
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Science News
Brain activity helps build an alpha male
James Curley, Psychology

Alice Echo News Journal
Local teacher studies with distinguished scholars
College of Liberal Arts

7/14/17

San Antonio Express-News
Politics motivating Abbott’s priorities
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Observer
Greg Abbott’s Latino Problem
Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Unnecessary road blocks to birth control
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Big Country
Abbott gives thumbs up to 2018 run
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Globe Newswire
John Marshall business enterprise law clinic director Renee Hatcher speaks to Cuba
Renee Hatcher, former student in the Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Los Angeles Times
Chicago Tribune
Revised GOP healthcare bill succeeds at making things even worse
Michael Geruso, Economics

The New York Times
If tech execs act like spoiled brats, should we spank them?
Jessica Church-Lang, Psychology

USA Today
Why DREAMers can’t just ‘rest easy’
Natasha Bawab, Middle Eastern Studies student

July 7, 2017

7/1/17

Houston Chronicle
Trail begins in Green Berets’ death
Samy Ayoub, Middle Eastern Studies

7/2/17

Quartz
Teaching your kids not to “see” race is a terrible idea, studies have found
Rebecca Bigler, Psychology

The Hill
From Wilson to Trump: How the ‘American Century’ of global leadership ends with ‘America First’
H.W. Brands, History

The Hindu
Malleable You
David Yeager, Psychology

San Francisco Chronicle
Trump sets of furor by beating figuring depicting news media
H.W. Brands, History

7/3/17

Bustle
Why it’s so hard to ditch a bad habit; blame it on your brain
Russell Poldrack, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Lege is intent on pre-empting local governments
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

7/4/17

Daily Kos
Is the ‘deep state’ paranoia of Texas Republicans a sign of times to come?
James Henon, Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Perry County Tribune
Immigration hard-liners try to force Trump’s hand on DACA
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

KENS5
No, Texas cannot secede from the United States
Eric McDaniel, Government

The Valdosta Daily Times
Meet the Franklins: Family splits amid revolution
H.W. Brands, History

7/5/17

New Geography
Inequality and the 2016 election outcome: A dirty secret and a dilemma
James Galbraith, Government

China Christian Daily
Why women compete with each other?
David Buss, Psychology

Houston Press
Marijuana reform is still a long way off for Texas
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Planet Transgender
Power trips: Who should regulate access to Texas bathrooms? Give us your take
Texas Politics Project

Big Country
KXAN
Senate race heats up as Cruz hosts town halls
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
New Yorker’s Lawrence Wright: Here’s what Speaker Straus told me on “Bathroom bill”
Texas Politics Project

OUPblog
Ezra’s executive order
Philip Yoo, English

7/6/17

Mt. Vernon Register-News
Be fair and fearless
H.W. Brands, History

KXAN
Ted Cruz to hold healthcare town hall in Austin Thursday night
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Meridian Star
Media should be fair and fearless
H.W. Brands, History

7/7/17

USA Today
What the Senate health care bill means to you
Robert Town; Economics and the Population Research Center

Houston Chronicle
Kay Bailey Hutchinson to be Trump’s ‘diplomatic enforcer’ with NATO
Austin Miller, Clements Center for National Security

Huffington Post
3 Tips to keep self-doubt at bay and be a ‘character butterfly’
Raj Raghunathan, Human Dimensions of Organization

Dallas Morning News
Why won’t AT&T and other Dallas companies take a public stand on the bathroom bill?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Yahoo!
The one question to ask yourself when deciding if you’re ready to commit
Art Markman, Psychology

The Texas Tribune
El Paso Herald-Post
U.S. Rep. McCaul urges Trump to call out Putin on Election meddling
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Retired UT professor, Democratic activist Forest Hill dies at 97
Forest Hill, Economics

Austin American-Statesman
San Antonio Express-News
Judge tosses out campus carry gun lawsuit filed by UT professors
Jennifer Glass, Lisa Moore and Mia Carter; English

Texas Observer
Announcing the Seventh Annual Observer short story contest
Deb Olin Unferth, English

Philly.com
Roger D. Abrahams, 84, Penn folklorist, writer, and performer
Roger Abrahams; Former English and Anthropology Professor