Oct. 27, 2017

10/22/17

San Antonio Express-News
George W. Bush’s speech a return to his compassionate roots
Texas Politics Project

KXAN
‘One town hall at a time’ – O’Rourke takes alternative approach to win support
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Cleveland.com
Can Halloween be too scary for small kids?
Jaqueline Woolley, Psychology

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trucking sees immigration as way to fill jobs
Ricardo Ainslie, Mexican American Studies

The Daily Texan
Free speech panel explores reach on college campuses
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

10/23/17

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Most Texas voters say Confederate memorials shouldn’t move
James Henson, Joshua Blank and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: A hard line on immigration, but not on deporting ‘Dreamers’
James Henson, Joshua Blank and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Why Texas isn’t really a democracy
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

The Conversation
India outlawed commercial surrogacy – clinics are finding loopholes
Sharmila Rudrappa, Sociology

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Most Texas voters say confederate memorials shouldn’t move
James Henson, Joshua Blank and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

Austin American-Statesman
Poll finds most Texans think DACA program should be extended
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

WOAI
Texas Tribune poll: SA council out of touch with Texans on monument
Daron Shaw, Government

Texas Standard
Five former presidents and Lady Gaga headline hurricane relief concert
Texas Politics Project

TribTalk
Write is wrong about Texas: Austin is not Texas
Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Why Texas isn’t really a democracy
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

The Daily Texan
Oscar nominees Rob Reiner and Woody Harrelson take part in advanced screening of ‘LBJ’
H.W. Brands, History

LAist
LACMA received mysterious letter saying that long-lost painting is hanging in nearby home
Not Even Past, History

10/24/17

The Washington Post
238 cities are wooing amazon. The winner may end up with a very bad deal
Nathan Jenson, Government

Biz Journals
Those who bully or sexually harass their employees need to be held accountable
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Conservative Texas voters are split
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Even after Harvey, voters rate immigration and border as top problems
Texas Politics Project

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Poll: Texas voters say U.S. is headed in the wrong direction
Texas Politics Project

El Paso Times
UT/TT Poll: A hard line on immigration, but not on deporting ‘Dreamers’
James Henson, Joshua Blank and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

Valley Central
Poll: 61 percent of Texas voters say the U.S. is heading in the wrong direction
Texas Politics Project

10/25/17

Slate
Mission Inscrutable
Aaron O’Connell, History

Politico
The doctor of the future
Ken Shine, Plan II

Dallas Morning News
Awaiting Trump in Dallas: love, protests and campaign cash
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
A simple way to hack your brain to finally get that thing done
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Fox business
Tax system frustrates voters, Democrats ahead in ballot test: Fox News poll
Daron Shaw, Government

Rare Houston
A new Texas-based poll provides insight into voters’ views on the state’s Confederate monuments
Daron Shaw, Government

San Antonio Express-News
Straus departure touches off scramble for speaker
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Chicago Tribune
‘Alternative facts’ on abortion in Porter County
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

10/26/17 

KXAN
ArkLaTex
History expert weighs in on significance of JFK assassination records release
Jeremi Suri, History

San Antonio Express-News
Straus’ future path wide open but uncertain
Texas Politics Project

Fox Business
The Daily Caller
Positive views of NFL down 18 points since 2013: Fox News poll
Daron Shaw, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Despite costs, other challenges, college worth it to Texans, poll finds
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

News Deeply
Deeply talks: should foreign couples be able to use Indian surrogates?
Sharmila Rudrappa, sociology

10/27/17

KMFA
Beerthoven’s Texanishe Liebeslieder
Texas German Dialect Project

Fox 7
Higher education in Texas poll released
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Epoch Times
New Poll: NFL popularity plummets
Daron Shaw, Government

Romper
Studies on kids who weren’t spanked totally disproves the myth that they’re disrespectful
Elizabeth Gershoff, Population Research Center

abc
The city Amazon picks for its second headquarters will change forever
Nathan Jenson, Government

The Southend
John Corvino selected as dean of the Honors College
John Corvino, Philosophy alumnus

KXAN
UT professor who wrote pro-Trump op-ed says campus political discourse improving
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

The Texas Tribune
Conflicting accounts follow meeting with governor over Confederate plaque
Texas Politics Project

Oct. 20, 2017

10/14/17

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Politics of Hope
Expect GOP support for Trump’s contraception rollback, despite wide support for access
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Santa Fe New Mexican
Taos case highlights steroid use among cops
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

10/15/17

The Ithacan
Q&A: Diversity scholar fellow discusses Islamic feminism
Shehnaz Haqqani, Islamic Studies

10/16/17

Lancaster Online
Millennials need to step up and donate blood
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

KERA
Why every president fails
Jeremi Suri, History

Politico
FERC green lights two controversial pipelines
Brian Roberts, Government

The Washington Post
Sneak peek: D.C.’s huge new Museum of the Bible includes lots of tech – but not a lot of Jesus
Steven Friesen, Religious Studies

The Daily Caller
The Atlantic
Daily Mail
Sputnik International
Big Think
Islamic Art and architecture expert debunks claims about Muslim Vikings
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

10/17/17

Austin American-Statesman
What the U.S. will lose after its withdrawal from UNESCO
Michael Anderson; Government and International Relations and Global Studies

Education Week
Small ‘nudges’ can push students in the right direction
David Yeager, Psychology

The Daily Texan
LBJ professors debate contested future of US-Russia relations
Jeremi Suri and James Galbraith; History and Government

Alabama Media Group
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Fox News poll says U.S. Senate race in Alabama now a dead heat
Daron Shaw, Government

Minnesota Star Tribune
Crookston Times
Governor says Minnesota will offer modest bid to Amazon
Nathan Jensen, Government

DU Professional Ed
Johanna Robb: Using Zoom to elevate student engagement
Johanna Robb, Latin American Studies alumna

The Gazette
Religion is alive and well in America. Don’t Believe it? Ask a professor
Sociology

10/18/17

The Atlantic
Is Obama’s foreign-policy legacy disappearing?
Jeremi Suri, History

The Conversation
Is racial bias driving Trump’s neglect of Puerto Rico?
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

Arab News
Book review: The legacy of a president
H.W. Brands, History

10/19/17

TED
The U.S. presidency has become impossible job. Here are three intriguing ideas to fix it.
Jeremi Suri, History

UPI
Racial bias may be driving Trump’s neglect of Puerto Rico
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

The Texas Tribune
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
KVUE
Austin American-Statesman
UT/TT Poll: In Texas, vast majority of Republicans still support Trump
James Henson, Joshua Blank and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

Texas Standard
Texas Republicans remain unified behind Trump
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Central Mirror
Texas Democrats
Houston Public Media
El Paso Times
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters familiar with Cruz but not Democratic rival O’Rourke
James Henson and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

The White House
President Donald J. Trump announces intent to nominate personnel to key administrations posts
Patricia Greene, Sociology alumna

Life Site
‘Cheap sex’ is destroying marriage and faith in America: New book
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

10/20/17

The Texas Tribune
KERA
KBTX
Patch
UT/TT Poll: Most Texans happy with government response to Hurricane Harvey
James Henson and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

The Texas Tribune
Houston News Info
The brief: Texans focused on cleanup, housing and health in wake of Harvey
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Oct. 13, 2017

10/8/17 

Wired
Donald Trump and the ‘madman’ playbook
Jeremi Suri, History

Juma Clicks
How personality changes in teens
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Daily Signal
What Trump could learn from the Reagan immigration amnesty
H.W. Brands, History

10/9/17

Netral English
Women with big behinds have big advantages
David Buss, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Let’s stop blaming mental illness for mass shootings
Elizabeth Lewish, Anthropology alumna

10/10/17

The Washington Free Beacon
Indigenous rights conference will discuss limits of ‘indigenous rights’ in face of assimilation
NAIS

KVUE
Verify: Did the Obama administration approve bump stocks?
Sean Theriault, Government

KVUE
UT hosting week to honor Native American, indigenous community
Luis Caracamo-Huencante, NAIS

Observer
Trump’s North Korea threat – theater is working
Austin Bay, Plan II

Ladders
The four keys to a fulfilling job, according to a happiness researcher
Raj Raghunathan, Human Dimensions of Organization (HDO)

Fast Company
Here’s how to get along with your most annoying coworker
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Waco Tribune-Herald
Big coal has an influential friend in Washington
David Spence, Government

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Austin American-Statesman
Why border patrol’s subjective decisions threaten safety
Lise Ragbir, Warfield Center

UVA Today
What does history of slavery mean for today’s colleges and universities?
Daina Ramey Berry, African & African Diaspora Studies

Houston Chronicle
Texas Monthly
Mental illness has become a scapegoat for mass shootings
Elizabeth Lewis, Anthropology alumna

10/11/17

The Australian
Texas academic David Buss says men and women think differently
David Buss, Psychology

Fast Company
How to deal with 7 uncomfortable situations you’ll face in your first job
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Daily Texan
UT professor’s new book examines burden of U.S. presidency
Jeremi Suri, History

Time
The 2017 MacArthur fellows were just announced. Here’s how 6 ‘Genius’ Grant winners spent their life-changing prize money
Tom Palaima, Classics

The Michigan Daily
Third annual MIDAS research symposium emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach to data analysis
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Source Weekly
Pay Pal: When does some “sugar” translate to sugar daddy?
David Buss, Psychology

Texas Standard
Will Europe stick with the Iran nuclear deal if Trump withdraws?
Paul Miller, Clements Center

The Conversation
SF Gate
Houston Chronicle
Trump administration’s zeal to peel back regulations is leading us to another era or robber barons
Jeremi Suri, History

10/12/17

KUT
We collected your CodeNEXT fears, then tried to fact-check them
Eric Tang, African & African Diaspora Studies

10/13/17

Fast Company
Since your brain compares you with everyone else, try this
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

KUT
To watch (football) or not to watch, that is the question
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Dear customs, there is room for change
Lise Ragbir, Warfield Center

New York Post
This 350-year-old trick can help you change someone’s mind
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Oct. 6, 2017

9/30/17

Nigeria Tribune
Private varsities should benefit from FG funds
Oloruntoyin Falola, History

Townhall
Sex, Heffner, and hookup culture
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

NewsFix
More people delaying marriage because of increased availability of sex, marriage counselors say
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Trump vs. NFL: Did anyone win? Was anything accomplished?
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

10/1/17

New York Daily News
How our government fell apart: And how to begin to put the pieces back together
Jeremi Suri, History

10/2/17

The New Yorker
The madman theory of North Korea
Jeremi Suri, History

National Review
The miserable Playboy legacy
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Commentary: Police need training to recognize people with disabilities
Elizabeth Lewis, Anthropology

Zippia
These are the 10 best colleges for psychology majors in Texas
Psychology

Time
The Gutenberg bible comes with reading instructions
Aaron Pratt, English

10/3/17

The Washington Post
Creative ways to keep a journal
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Bed Times Magazine
Are these mistakes adding to your stress level?
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Slate
The presidency is impossible
Jeremi Suri, History

10/4/17

The Washington Post
Why do people give blood after disasters, but not during blood drives?
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Washington Post
Why do people give blood after disasters, but not during blood drives?
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Huffington Post
Honoring indigenous peoples
Luis Caracamo-Huencante, NAIS

KVUE
The politics of gun laws
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

10/5/17

nbc
How your brain changes after a baby
Jennifer Glass, Sociology

The Washington Post
In modern mating, sex isn’t’ the only thing that’s cheap
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

10/6/17

Biz Journals
Wake County Commission Chair on Amazon HQ2: We know we’re going to win
Nathan Jensen, Government