Sep. 29, 2017

9/23/17

The Journal Times
Horlick honors graduates of distinction
Valerie Journeaux Powell, Germanic studies and Philosophy alumna

Austin American-Statesman
Herman: Fame or shame for the guy who delivered Confederate mail?
Rich Heyman, Geography & the Environment

9/24/17

Learning English
Saying ‘sorry’ might not help person you’re rejecting
Gili Freedman, Psychology alumna

The New York Times
A divider, not a uniter, Trump widens the breach
H.W. Brands, History

9/25/17

The Annex
Daniel Fridman on financial self-help
Daniel Fridman, Sociology and LLILAS

Austin American-Statesman
Rivard Report
Waco Tribune-Herald
USA Today
Commentary: Trump isn’t urging patriotism; he’s provoking a culture war
Kevin Cokley and Gigi Awad; IUPRA and CWGS

Fast Company
These to-do list methods will help you finally get organized
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

TWC
UT professors weigh in on impact of rising rhetoric between White House, North Korea
Jeremi Suri, History

Psychology Today
Austin American-Statesman
Why aging Latinos worry about who will take care of them
Jacqueline Angel; Sociology and PRC

The Conversation
Houston Chronicle
Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy will make hurricane recovery brutal – here’s why
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

9/26/17

Dallas Morning News
USA Today
The Monitor
Why a nonviolent protest can cause people to lose their marbles
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Observer
Rattled ‘Rocket Man’ claims right to intercept U.S. aircraft – which would mean war
Austin Bay, Plan II

9/27/17

The Globe and Mail
Twitter doubles character limit of tweets to 280
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Fox
Fox News poll: Low marks for Trump on health care, taxes—higher on economy
Daron Shaw, Government

Fox 7
Puerto Rico’s road to recovery after Maria
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

KUT
Beto O’Rourke draws on punk rock background in his uphill senate campaign
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

9/28/17

Fox
Fox News poll: World going to hell in handbasket as nation comes apart at seams
Daron Shaw, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Preserve the civil rights department at DOJ
Mónica Jiménez, African & African Diaspora Studies

KUT
Roy Moore’s senate primary win could put a target on Texas congressman Kevin Brady
Sean Theriault, Government

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Amid professors’ ‘doom-and-gloom talk,’ humanities Ph.D. applications drop
Elizabeth Cullingford, English

The Daily Signal
The human costs of the world Hugh Hefner created
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Tom Cruise’s ‘American Made’ just latest case of film recasting history
Peniel Joseph, History

9/29/17

NPR
Remembering, and learning from, the Vietnam War
Aaron O’Connell, History

cnn
Protesting made these athletes patriots
Peniel Joseph, History

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
On Yom Kippur, remembering Mosul’s rich and diverse past
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Newsmax
For being blunt, Trump is irrationally feared, reviled
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Vail Daily
Willing: Human nature desires right or wrong, good or evil, but it’s not that simple
David Buss, Psychology

Fast Company
How to be more assertive at work when that’s just not your personality
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Washington Post
Will the real world leaders please stand up?
Jeremi Suri, History

The Cap Times
Has the presidency become and ‘impossible’ job?
Jeremi Suri, History

Sep. 22, 2017

9/16/17

Dallas Morning News
Austin American-Statesman
Price gouging has its defenders, but they ignore morality
Daniel Fridman; Sociology and LLILAS

Pulse Headlines
Tech Times
New study says that writing can help you stop worrying
James Pennebaker, Psychology

National Interest
Why isn’t there a debate about America’s grand strategy?
Jeremi Suri, History

9/17/17

The Conversation
The enduring power of Mosul’s rich and diverse past
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

The Wall Street Journal
The Devil of a Job
Jeremi Suri, History

9/18/17

Fox 7
University of Texas history prof talks about new American presidency book
Jeremi Suri, History

KALW
City visions: Getting into ‘The Heart of the Mission’ with Cary Cordova
Cary Cordova; American Studies and CMAS

9/19/17

Texas Monthly
The future of the Alamo Drafthouse’s Fantastic Fest
Jackie Salcedo, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

KUT
Is the American presidency an impossible job?
Jeremi Suri, History

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Restore the presidency to what the Founding Fathers Intended
Jeremi Suri, History

9/20/17

The Texas Tribune
San Angelo Standard-Times
Analysis: In politics, you must be present to win
Texas Politics Project

Ladders
How to leave your work at work and focus on fun in your free time
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

9/21/17

Dallas Morning News
Confederacy creed marker at the state Capitol is an embarrassment to Texas
Walter Buenger, History

Think Progress
Studies connect trans kids’ negative health outcomes to bullying and harassment
Jack Day, Population Research Center

Straits Times
Republicans happy, but Trump’s threats risky
H.W. Brands, History

The Daily Texan
Professor talks ab out historical progression of presidential role
Jeremi Suri, History

Dallas Morning News
A Texas professor explains why your favorite living president was a failure
Jeremi Suri, History

The Samford Crimson
College students can benefit from journaling
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

9/22/17

Cnet
Snapchat filters for funerals? Yes, that’s really a thing
Andrew Lee, Economics student

Dallas Morning News
We must restore the presidency to what the Founding Fathers Intended
Jeremi Suri, History

The Washington Post
The American Presidency: a job just too huge for any leader
Jeremi Suri, History

Sep. 15, 2017

9/9/17

KUOW
The unknowns: Even if research is not fruitful, it can still be valuable
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The News
The atomic bomb
H.W. Brands, History

9/10/17

Financial Times
The benefits of conscription are economic as well as military
Ori Swed, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
Houston Chronicle
Tweak the way we teach 9/11
Michael Stoff, History and Plan II

The Hill
Trump is confused on Reagan and tax reform
H.W. Brands, History

The Nation
A historical march into the future
Toyin Falola, History

9/11/17

CNN
A rare look inside LAPD’s use of data
Sarah Brayne, Sociology and PRC

The Washington Post
How 9/11 triggered democracy’s decline
Jeremi Suri, History

War on the Rocks
The wisdom of limited power: How to fix the “impossible presidency”
Jeremi Suri, History

The Atlantic
Kids, go catch a raccoon
Steven Mintz, History

The Monitor
Commentary: Teaching kids today about 9/11
Michael Stoff, History and Plan II

9/12/17

Reader’s Digest
This easy trick will reveal whether someone is attracted to you or not
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Reader’s Digest
Science says you should stop helping your kids do their homework
Keith Robinson, Sociology

9/13/17

KXAN
Hispanic views on Texas’ new immigration enforcement law aren’t so simple
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Advice Goddess
The Gym reaper
David Buss, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Supreme Court takes up Texas redistricting case
Daron Shaw, Government

9/14/17

Dallas Morning News
Trump, border wall largely to blame for sharp decline in Mexicans’ views of U.S.
Ricardo Ainslie, Mexican American Studies

Sputnik International
How repeal of U.S. debt ceiling may actually benefit economy
James Galbraith, Government

Catholic Herald
Faithful Christians are the new Western dissidents
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

The New York Times
How much can the youth vote actually help Democrats?
Elliot Morris; Government and History student

East Bay Times
Opinion: In education, what we say we want isn’t’ what is taught
Cristine Legare, Psychology

Times Higher Education
Trump is right: Confederate memorials should stay
Peniel Joseph, History

New Republic
Hillary Clinton’s legacy is huge and lasting
H.W. Brands, History

PolitiFact
Beto O’Rourke says latest polls show he’s running even with Ted Cruz
Texas Politics Project

9/15/17

White House
KVUE
Austin American-Statesman
UT professor appointed to key administration post for President Trump
Richard V. Burkhauser, Economics

The Washington Post
Vietnam War’s ambiguities through lives of those profoundly shaped by it
Mark Atwood Lawrence, History

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Time to reconsider the filibuster
Stanford Levinson; Plan II and Government

San Antonio Express-News
Los Angeles Times
Roots of racism: 6 essential reads
Kevin Cokley and Daina Ramey Berry; IUPRA, History and AADS

The Hidden Why
The Evolution of Desire
David Buss, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
Texas Democrats need more than a star
Texas Politics Project

Georgetown University
ISD hosts Jeremi Suri on The Impossible Presidency
Jeremi Suri, History

Sep. 8, 2017

9/2/17 

Asia Sentinel
Book review: The General vs. The President
H.W. Brands, History

Business Insider
The New York Times
Los Angeles Times
Las Vegas Sun
We’re still fighting, more than 150 years after Appomattox
Sanford Levinson, Plan II and Government

Abilene Reporter-News
Questions of honoring confederacy lingers
Jeannette Vaught, Former lecturer of American Studies

9/3/17

Huffington Post
4 writing therapies that will feed your self confidence
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Self
I challenged myself to make—and not break—plans for a full month (and I’m exhausted)
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

9/4/17

The New York Times
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In Texas, distrust of Washington collides with need for federal aid
Texas Politics Project

The New York Times
A new type of labor law for a new type of worker
William Forbath, History

9/5/17

Daily Star
Women prefer sex with this type of man – how do you measure-up?
David Buss and Cindy Meston, Psychology

Fast Company
These three bad habits are making your work stress worse
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Variety
Bianna Golodryga joins CBS news as correspondent
Bianna Golodryga, Slavic and Eurasian Studies/Economics alumna

KVUE
DACA will end, what’s next?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

New Books Network
Brand Islam
Faegheh Shiraizi, Middle Eastern Studies

9/6/17

The College Fix
A new women’s gun advocacy group highlights the popularity of Texas campus carry
African & African Diaspora Studies

Houston Public Media
Full show: Harvey’s health hazards and political roundup
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Public Media
Political roundup: Ending DACA, and passing Harvey relief package
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Chronicle
What the most recent polling shows about Texas’ opinion on marijuana
Texas Politics Project

U.S. News & World Report
Delay of game
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

NBC
Opinion: On DACA, it’s do or die time for congress
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

9/7/17

Vox
All the relief money in the world won’t rebuild Houston. Undocumented workers will
Sandra Black, Economics

History News Network
Trump is everything the founding fathers feared in a president
Jeremi Suri, History

Texas Public Radio
The psychology of a gas run
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

History Channel
The birth of ‘illegal immigration’
Madeline Hsu, History

The Washington Post
D.C. offers amnesty to parents who are behind in child support
Cynthia Osborne, Population Research center

9/8/17

Digital Startup
Boing Boing
Big data may amplify existing police surveillance practices, study shows
Sarah Brayne, Sociology and PRC

San Antonio Express-News
Texas ban on business with “anti-Israel” companies largely symbolic
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Public Radio
Texas matters: When Confederate statues come down, what happens to history?
Rich Heyman, Geography & the Environment

Mission local
SF arts institution celebrates 40 years of making art and community
Cary Cordova; American Studies and CMAS

Sept. 1, 2017

8/26/17

The Dallas Morning News
UT doesn’t really care to educate football players
Tom Palaima, Classics

cnn
Can ‘I have a dream’ help us heal after Charlottesville?
Peniel Joseph, History

WRVO
Writing for your health and why the words you choose matter
James Pennebaker, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
New UIW president welcomes the big shoes
Thomas Evans, Asian studies alumnus

8/27/17

Life Hacker
How to stop working when you’re off the clock
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

8/28/17

Fast Company
Current events stressing you out? Do this for a saner, more focused workday
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Teen Vogue
Real clowns claim the ‘It’ movie is making them lose work
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

University of Arkansas
In memoriam: James S. Chase, professor emeritus of history
James Chase, former history professor

8/29/17

The Guardian
Sport doping study revealing wider usage published after ‘scandalous’ delay
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

South China Morning Post
Global Times
Spanish pop song ‘Despacito’ tops chars for 16 straight weeks in politically divided United States
Robin Moore; African & African Diaspora Studies and Mexican American Studies

The Dallas Morning News
Mexico awaits Abbott’s response to offer of Hurricane Harvey relief
Ricardo Ainslie, Mexican American Studies

The Daily Texan
Experts say Beto O’Rourke not likely to win senate seat
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

8/30/17

Austin American-Statesman
More than 50 million artifacts from Texas’ past kept at UT lab
Jonathan Jarvis, Anthropology

Houston Public Media
How are local, state and national officials handling Harvey aftermath?
Jeremi Suri, History

Newsmax
Trump’s truth is hell for some
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Governor says Texas will accept Mexican offer of Harvey relief
Ricardo Ainslie, Mexican American Studies

8/31/17

Fox News
Fox news poll: Tax reform important to voters but most doubt it will happen
Daron Shaw, Government

The Hechinger Report
Nonwhite students slow to seek mental health counseling for which they’re more in need
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

San Antonio Express-News
Re-election politics, not need, drove special session
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

UNLV News
In their own words
Kelly McDonough, Spanish & Portuguese

The Washington Post
Experts are worried about the volatile chemicals at Houston plant, but not alarmed
Andrea Gore, Psychology

Texarkana Gazette
Abbott says Texas will accept Mexico’s offer of Harvey relief
Ricardo Ainslie, Mexican American Studies

Fox News
Candid? Yes. Presidential? Not so much. Voters describe Trump
Daron Shaw, Government

KUOW
Federal court blacks new Texas ban on common abortion procedureTexas Policy Evaluation Project

The Daily Texan
Confederate statues honor an un-American legacy
Peniel Joseph, History

Business Insider
GIACT names Ryan Krug executive vice president, client relations and business development
Ryan Krug, Government alumnus

The Florida Times-Union
Trump faces the grim realities of Afghanistan
Aaron O’Connell, History

9/1/17

WBUR
Wild about Westeros: The enduring popularity of ‘Game of Thrones’
Ayelet Lushkov, Classics

Alacalde
Get out of your opinion bubble
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Austin American-Statesman
‘Panic buying’ blamed for long lines, empty gas pumps
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Hi-tech Facts
Federal judge blacks Texas anti-abortion law
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Austin American-Statesman
August’s weather in Austin: Triple-digit heat interrupted by Harvey
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

Brietbart
Poll: Congress disapproval rate soars to 74 percent, Trump and Pence highest favorable
Daron Shaw, Government

Fox News
Mexico sends Texas Harvey-related aid despite continuing differences with Trump
Ricardo Ainslie, Mexican American Studies