Aug. 25, 2017

8/19/17

Economist
Indian officials are humiliating people who defecate outdoors
Dean Spears and Diane Coffey; Economics and Sociology

CNN
Historians: ‘Defending history’ is complicated in the U.S.
Peniel Joseph, History

San Antonio Express-News
Critical questions need to be answered in transgender debate
Robert Jensen, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

8/20/17

NBC
Senator Rubio, move GOP away from Trump
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

The Monitor
Charlottesville incident finally raised American public’s consciousness
King Davis, African & African Diaspora Studies

8/21/17

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Special session was about party politics, not public demand
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

The News Tribune
Ledger-Enquirer
AP-NORC poll: Hispanics lack confidence in nursing homes
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

KXAN
UT sexual assault research, prevention continues to the new school year
Noël Busch-Armendariz, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

npr
Trump to deliver prime-time address on Afghanistan
Aaron O’Connell, History

8/22/17

New York Daily News
Trump disrespects nation-building, but it’s the key to long term victory in Afghanistan
Jeremi Suri, History

Waco Tribune-Herald
The Monitor
Texas voters weren’t let down by special session
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Irish Times
Sex and the long-distance runner
Cindy Meston, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Diplomatic solution needed in Afghanistan
Paul Miller, Clements Center for National Security

Psychology Today
A back to school stress-management toolkit for teens
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Daily Mail
The internet troll map of America: Researchers reveal Vermont is home to the most vitriolic commenters and 3 a.m. is the most popular time to post abuse
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Intercept
Texas seeks Trump’s help to defund Planned Parenthood. If it’s successful, other states could follow
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

8/23/17

Austin American-Statesman
Sources: Trump assistant to be top federal prosecutor in Central Texas
H.W. Perry, Government

NBC
A side of immigration red meat at Trump’s Arizona rally
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Waco Tribune-Herald
Talking about racism is a good thing
Germine Awad, African & African Diaspora Studies

8/24/17

Austin American-Statesman
Key things to know as hurricane Harvey approaches Texas
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

Newsmax
AP-NORC poll: Hispanics see barriers to nursing care
Jacqueline Angel, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
How UVA helped its students recognize the evil around them
Tom Palaima, Classics

8/25/17

C-Span
Jeremi Suri on the evolution of the presidential office
Jeremi Suri, History

Coeur d’Alene/Post Falls Press
Writing your way through cancer
James Pennebaker, Psychology

WRVO
Expressive writing and how it can be good for your health
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Harvard Business Review
How to forget about work when you’re not working
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

PBS Newshour
Why America is wrestling with Confederate monuments
Peniel Joseph

Austin American-Statesman
Hurricane Harvey: ‘This storm will change the Texas coast’
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

The Washington Post
Trump charts a course to oblivion
Texas Politics Project

Aug. 18, 2017

8/12/17

KLRU
Criticizing Trump, McCain proposes new Afghanistan strategy
Aaron O’Connell, History

Hoodline
Author interviews locals, artists & historians to find ‘the heart of the mission’
Cary Cordova, American Studies and CMAS

8/13/17 

CNN
WENY
Charlottesville spotlights Trump’s toxic failure to lead
Peniel Joseph, History

Refinery 29
A professor used classic literature to craft some epic Game of Thrones theories
Ayelet Haimson Lushkov, Classics

The Boston Globe
A presidency built on racial divisions
Peniel Joseph, History

Oklahoman
To fight opioid problem, Trump should recalibrate drug policy
William Kelly, Sociology

8/1417

Austin American-Statesman
No sweat if Gov. Abbott falls shy of special session Shangri-La. The base is chill with Shangri-Lite
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Trump’s policy is another ‘war on drugs’ destined to fail
William Kelly, Sociology

The Globe Post
On race, America cannot look to Trump for moral leadership
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

The New York Times
When you need creativity strike, make way and gear up
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

KXAN
Professor: City a target for hate groups due to ‘Keep Austin Weird’ diversity
Jeremi Suri, History

News.com.au
Donald Trump condemned for silence on white supremacist ‘terrorism’
Peniel Joseph, History

Commentary
Market Penetration: Review of ‘Cheap Sex’
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

8/15/17

Houston Chronicle
Tariffs are surefire way to pull plug on U.S. solar industry
Shetal Vohra-Gupta and Naomi Reed; IUPRA

Texas Public Radio
Anti-border wall protesters march in the Rio Grande Valley
Olivia Mena, Mexican American & Latina/o Studies

Racked
My super sweet 15
Rachel González-Martin; Mexican American & Latina/o Studies and CMAS

KVUE
Freedom of speech: How far does it go?
Jeremi Suri, History

Elite Daily
This state’s new abortion law is so awful it’s being called “rape insurance”
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

8/16/17

My Informs
Growing up with Alexa
Elizabeth Vandewater, Population Research Center

Austin American-Statesman
Charlottesville challenged racism. Every city should too
King Davis, African & African Diaspora Studies

The Miami Hurricane
María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad named VP for hemispheric and global affairs
María de Lourdes Dieck-Assad, Economics alumna

Fox 7
Racial Tensions
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

The American Prospect
The guns of August ‘locked and loaded’
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Public Media
Turner gives us some details on plan to consider removal of confederate monuments
Jeremi Suri, History

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Art, not hate, has many sides
Lise Ragbir, Warfield Center

8/17/17

Yahoo!
Transgender ‘bathroom bill’ collapses in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
How to use the last few weeks of summer to nail your big fall goals
Art Markman, Psychology

Scientific American
Baby siblings could hold clues to Autism diagnosis
Tal Yarkoni, Psychology

Inside Higher Ed
After Charlottesville and Trump, renewed focus on statues of racists
Daina Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

The Washington Post}
Here’s what made Palestinian protests in East Jerusalem last month so successful
Dana El Kurd, Government PhD candidate

The Dallas Morning News
Why the U.S. will never transcend white supremacy
Robert Jensen, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Spectrum
Confederate leaders memorialized in, around Texas state capitol
Jeremi Suri, History

The Dallas Morning News
In controversial special session, little attention paid to ethics reform
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Protesters rally their forces over Confederate monument
Jeremi Suri, History

Austin American-Statesman
Fortune
The Monitor
Yahoo!
How Trump’s comments may actually help race relations in the U.S.
Germine Awad, African & African Diaspora Studies

Ozy
The man who got rich off the gold rush…without the gold
H.W. Brands, History

Straits Times
U.S. forced to confront ghosts of the past
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
Austin jobless rate drops, tightening labor market’s grip on job growth
Sandra Black, Economics

Abilene Reporter-News
Education notebook: Back to school already, Abilene?
College of Liberal Arts

Sapiens
The church of the solar eclipse
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Spectrum
Steve Adler signs on to mayors’ compact to combat hate
H.W. Perry, Government

Aug. 11, 2017

8/5/17

Valley Morning Star
Scholars receive grant for project on border violence
John Morán González; English and CMAS

Longview News-Journal
Texans should stand up against state overreach of local control
Texas Politics Project

8/6/17

Wall Street Journal
The Hindu
CEO’s simple trick on earnings calls: saying ‘I,’ ‘we’ and ‘us’
James Pennebaker, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Leave affirmative action policies alone
Richard Reddick; CAAAS and Plan 2

The Sun
If Donald Trump is toppled after meltdown in US, it will inevitably spell bad news for Brexit, says Tory MP
H.W. Brands, History

Forward
In Texas, everything is bigger – except the separation of church and state
Walter Buenger, History

8/7/17

Houston Public Media
Property tax relief nears finish line in Texas house
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Buzzfeed
Metro
Meet the professor who says sex in a blackout isn’t always rape
Kim Fromme, Psychology

Medical Xpress
Stress heightens fear of threats from the past
Joseph Dunsmoor, Psychology

Amarillo Globe-News
Fritch city manager left group to comply with ethics rules prior to running against Price
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

8/8/17

Austin American-Statesman
With a shiv to the cities: Dan Patrick and the practice of ‘positive polarization’
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

UT Austin Campus Life Update
Increasing sustainability through new residential community
Susan Diaz-Meshejian; Economics and Urban Studies student

Texoma’s
Despite conflict, key state leaders meet with end of session in sight
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

NBC
Trump’s immigrant welfare restrictions? They’ve been around since the 90s
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

9 News
Spanking your kids could have negative effects later in life, study claims
Elizabeth Gershoff, Population Research Center

San Antonio Current
Texas House advances bill to create separate ‘abortion insurance’
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

8/9/17

Business Standard
Your stress can make you sense danger in harmless situations
Joseph Dunsmoor, Psychology

Fortune
Trump clearly has no clue how to stop the opioid epidemic
William Kelly, Sociology

Houston Press
What would Jesus do? Oppose the bathroom bill Texas group says
Texas Politics Project

8/10/17

The Dallas Morning News
Big business has (almost) killed the Texas ‘bathroom bill’
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Business Journal
Former HUD exec joins SAWS leadership
Jaime Castillo, Latin American Studies alumnus

San Antonio Express-News
Trump’s drug policy is antiquated, ineffective
William Kelly, Sociology

Refinery 29
What does “company culture” actually mean?
John Traphagan; Religious Studies, HDO and PRC

Denton Record-Chronicle
Business backlash puts bathroom bill in jeopardy
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Education Week
Building a modern marshmallow test: New ways to measure social-emotional learning
David Yeager; Psychology and PRC

Associations Now
Don’t lose track of time, take vacation
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

U.S. News & World Report
Remaking the presidency
Jeremi Suri, History

Fox 7
Growing tensions with North Korea
Jeremi Suri, History

8/11/17

The Washington Post
There are 4 big barriers to the populist model in America (and your democracy is safe)
Kurt Weyland, Government

The Dallas Morning News
Pre-pay for abortions? Texas bill proposes something insurers may never sell
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The Dallas Morning News
Are town halls more trouble than they’re worth? Two-thirds of Texas reps are skipping them
Victoria Defrancesco Soto and James Henson; Government and Texas Politics Project

UT News
This classics professor will make you rethink your Game of Thrones fan theories
Ayelet Haimson Lushkov, Classics

The Washington Post
Why can’t college graduates write coherent prose?
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Mother Jones
Border crossings under Trump have become rarer – and deadlier
Néstor Rodríguez, Sociology and LLILAS

The Washington Post
As Colin Kaepernick idles, where are the voices of his NFL peers?
Peniel Joseph, History

Aug. 4, 2017

7/29/17

The Washington Post
Star Tribune
Only a cat seems to have more lives than ‘Obamacare’
H.W. Brands, History

Journal Sentinel
Damage from trade fight would be more than cosmetic
H.W. Brands, History

The Boston Globe
25 years after ‘the year of the woman,’ what’s changed?
Noel Busch-Armendariz; Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

7/30/17

The Hill
What FDR could have told Trump about Obamacare
H.W. Brands, History

San Antonio Express-News
Transgender ban based on fake premises
Lisa Moore and Paige Schilt; Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, English, and English alumna

7/31/17

KUT
As more Texas women seek second-trimester abortions, state bans most common type
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

The New York Times
Only a cat seems to have more lives than ‘Obamacare’
H.W. Brands, History

Quartz
Wealth, interest and greed: The dharma of doing business in medieval India
Donald Davis, Asian Studies

8/1/17

Community Impact Newspaper
24 Austin speakers you’re going to want to see at the Texas Tribune Festival, Sept. 22-24
H.W. Brands, History

The Texas Tribune
Power trips: Who should regulate property tax rates? Give us your take.
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Spectrum
Venezuelans living in Austin speak out against Maduro
Raul Madrid; Government and LLILAS

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Untwisting a transgender tale
Transgender service is about readiness, not social justice
Lisa Moore and Paige Schilt; Center for Women’s and Gender Studies, English, and English alumna

USA Today
Snapchat geofilters could become the new hashtag
Andrew Lee, Economics student

8/2/17

Houston Public Media
Political Roundup: West Wing shakeup and special session updates
Jeremi Suri, History

Southeast Texas Record
Critics say Gov. Abbott stopped local control of industries to accommodate special interests
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
No, the Texas Legislature isn’t lowering your property taxes
Texas Politics Project

8/3/17

The New York Times
How to thrive in an empty nest
Karen Fingerman, PRC

NBC
Trump-backed legal immigration bill is based on a lie
Victora Defrancesco Soto, Government

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Bathroom bill sputters as a ‘wedge issue’
Texas Politics Project

8/4/17

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Those calls to Trump? White House admits they didn’t happen
H.W. Brands, History

The Washington Post
Houston Chronicle
‘You’re not going to let that word hurt you’: Procter & Gamble ad taking on racism is met with praise – and outrage
LeeAnn Kahlor, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Self
The big booming business of wellness
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization