Nov. 24, 2018

11/18/17

Houston Chronicle
Texas Republicans fret over possible anti-Trump ‘blue wave’ in ‘18
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Steve Bannon steps aside, but Ted Cruz picks up 2 primary rivals
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/19/17

Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen
Trachten, Tradition und Trump
Hans Boas; Linguistics and Germanic Studies

San Francisco Chronicle
NewOK
Puerto Rico two months after Maria
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

USA Today
Crash course for first-time Black Friday shoppers
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

11/20/17 

Rare Houston
Things are heating up for Ted Cruz’s primary but he may have a unique advantage
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

CNN
Manson’s infamy, like his violence, did lasting harm
Peniel Joseph, History

11/21/17

The Christian Science Monitor
From Texas to Congress: Will ‘rare’ friendship cost politicians their careers?
Sean Theriault, Government

KUT
Texas Public Schools students are learning ethnic studies topics, despite the state school board
Angela Valenzuela, Center for Mexican American Studies

11/22/17

CNN
If Trump can change his mind on hunting, why not on Haiti?
Peniel Joseph, History

Reuters
In Trump strongholds, Democrats walk tightrope ahead of 2018 elections
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
Give more than just thanks: The psychological upsides of giving back
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Fox 7
JFK – What might have been?
Jeremi Suri, History

San Francisco Chronicle
Is it a good idea to talk about food at the Thanksgiving table?
Sanford Levinson, Plan II

11/23/17

National Post
Who gets to be Metis? As more people self-identify, critics call out opportunists
Circe Sturm; Anthropology and Native American & Indigenous Studies

11/24/17

The Texas Tribune
Hey, Texplainer: Why do Texans have to vote on so many constitutional amendments?
Sanford Levinson, Plan II

Nov. 17, 2017

11/11/17

San Antonio Express-News
Abbott officially files for reelection without any major Democratic challengers in sight
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
How World War I could have ended a whole year earlier
Scott Wolford, Government

The Times
Texans rush to buy guns after Sutherland Springs massacre
Harel Shapira, Sociology

San Antonio Express-News
Despite popular stereotype, Texas isn’t the Wild West
Harel Shapira, Sociology

11/12/17

Darien Times
Martorella: Who’s the smartest
Cristine Legare, Psychology

11/13/17

Corpus Christi Caller0Times
Good-guy-with-gun solution, politicized
Texas Politics Project

Alternative Daily
Do you use these three words? If so, scientists say you’re stressed out
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Political reaction to Texas shooting offers the problem as the solution
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

11/14/17

TribTalk
Suburban swingers shaking Texas marriage to the GOP?
James Henson and Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

TedxVienna
Sexual conflict in human mating
David Buss, Psychology

The Monitor
Commentary: Minority Texans health threatened by lawmaker funding cuts
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

Austin American-Statesman
Texas association of business ranks best, worst state legislators
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Medpage Today
NFL players often opt for less safe helmets
Linda Noble, Psychology

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Pioneer woman of Mexican American civil rights
Carlos Arnoldo Vento, Latin American Studies

Rivard Report
Texans lose after lawmakers defund office of minority health
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

11/15/17

Ouest France
Donald Trump: Un an après les États-Unis plus divisés que jamais
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Chicago Tribune
Lucy Parsons bio reveals new facts about the birth, ethnicity of the ‘Goddess of anarchy’
Jacqueline Jones, History

The Dallas Morning News
How the Sutherland Springs good guys with guns transformed the politics of mass shootings
James Henson and Joshua Blank; Texas Politics Project

Harvard Business Review
Can you be a great leader without technical expertise?
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Daily Texan
To end its crisis of character, the Alabama GOP should look to Texas
Sean Theriault, Government

Twin Cities Arts Reader
Jane Austen’s living legacy in art
Janine Barchas, English

KXAN
Mike Pence in Austin to help keep Republican governors in top state seats
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Newsmax
Politicized campuses dumb down education
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

11/16/17

The Economic Times
Managing Oneself
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Men’s Health
Elon Musk admits he was devastated after breaking up with Amber Heard
David Buss, Psychology

11/17/17

Standard Republic
Fox News Poll: Jones leads Moore by 8 points in Alabama Senate race
Daron Shaw, Government

Business Inquirer
The sound effect affecting brand sales
Samuel Gosling, Psychology

The New York Times
Why the Greek bailout went so wrong
James Galbraith, Government

Cape Cod Times
Contraception is hardly objectification of women
Cindy Meston and David Buss, Psychology

Nbc
7 steps for getting through a panic attack
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

The Washington Post
Five myths about Texas
Texas Politics Project

Forbes
Meet the Houston BBQ upstart on the 2018 Forbes 30 under 30
Grant Pinkerton, Rhetoric & Writing

Nov. 10, 2017

11/4/17

Houston Chronicle
Texas Democrats need to try a little harder to put the state in play
Texas Politics Project

USA Today
To win Amazon HQ2, cities should abandon secrecy
Nate Jensen, Government

11/5/17

KXAN
State of Texas: Congressman prepares to pass the torch
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KANW
Is Trump changing the presidency or it changing him? 4 historians weigh in
H.W. Brands, History

Arkansas Online
Truck attack stuns, saddens N.Y. Uzbeks
Kristen Brustad, Middle Eastern Studies

Valley Morning Star
Bandit Era victims remembered
John Morán González; English and CMAS

11/6/17

Daily Star
Are you more of a bum man? This is what it REALLY says about you
David Buss, Psychology

Slate
Sexism starts in childhood
Rebecca Bigler; Psychology and CWGS

Nature
Language patterns reveal body’s hidden response to stress
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Santa Fe New Mexican
Sun Herald
JFK Files: FBI concerned of growing Latino political power
Emilio Zamora, History

Westport News
One American woman’s life in revolutionary Russia}
Julia Mickenberg; Slavic and Eurasian Studies, American Studies, CWGS and CREEES

11/7/17

The Washington Post
Election Day isn’t about counting votes. It’s about whose votes count
Jeremi Suri, History

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
A South Texas patriot chronicles The Great War
Emilio Zamora, History

Financial Buzz
Congressman Smith passes the torch in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Straits Times
One year of Trump: Core support remains strong despite record-low approval ratings
H.W. Brands, History

11/8/17

Independent
This is one of the most requested books in U.S. prison libraries
David Buss, Psychology

Berkeley Squares U.K.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid; rewriting attitudes towards journaling and male mental health
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Fast Company
This is the right way to “play politics” at work
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

 

Gears of Biz
U.S. News & World Report
Your friend may be key to a healthy aging brain
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center

11/9/17

Newsweek
People who are stressed say ‘really’ and ‘incredibly’ a lot
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

The New York Times
9 new books we recommend this week
Jeremi Suri, History

Texas Monthly
How the Catalan Independence movement has inspired Texas Secessionists
H.W. Brands, History

11/10/17

MarketPlace
New GI Bill lets veterans use education funds whenever they want
Jeremi Suri, History

Weatherford Democrat
Cleburne Times-Review
Fighting the contagion of public mass shootings
Art Markman; Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization

Huffington Post
Entrepreneur
Saying these words a lot could be a sign you’re stressed
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

CNN
You have to be prepared
Texas Politics Project

The Cap Times
Plain talk: Millennials may be hope for breaking political gridlock
Jeremi Suri, History

Wall Street Journal
What online dating profiles say about our view of aging
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center

Nov. 3, 2017

10/28/17

Salon
Why do we let schools hurt our kids?
Elizabeth Gershoff, Population Research Center

10/30/17 

The New York Times
Do Americans need a prime minister?
Jeremi Suri, History

Community Impact Newspaper
Aiming to correct ‘sins of the past,’ Austin regulates building in the flood plain
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

The Daily Signal
America going through another sexual revolution, sociologist author says
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Princeton
Phys.org
Are the grandkids worth it? Climate change policy depends on how we value human population
Dean Spears, Economics

The Daily Texan
UT professor talks nightmare peacocks and human mating behavior in new book
David Buss, Psychology

KVUE
Former Austin U.S. attorney, UT lecturer weigh in on Mueller probe
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Yale News
Marriage makes America happier, healthier, wealthier, says alumna Amy Wax
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Psychology Today
Houston Chronicle
Older adults and suicide
Diana DiNitto, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies   

The Cap Times
It’s not just Donald Trump, it’s the inflated presidency
Jeremi Suri, History

11/1/17

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: For Texas speakers, power doesn’t equal fame
Texas Politics Project

Npr
Facing discrimination in public life, Latinos stay positive about government
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government 

Wondeful!
Alligator Jealousy
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Your Tango
What it means if you get butterflies in your stomach around someone (even when you’re in a relationship with someone else)
David Buss, Psychology

Alcalde
The neuroscience behind binge watching
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Why Bob Dylan matters
Tom Palaima, Classics

Mogul
Leadership in America
Rebecca Bigler; Psychology and Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

11/2/17

The Washington Post
Understaffed weather service scales back balloon launches that collect vital forecast data
Troy Kimmel; Geography & the Environment

11/3/17

Austin American-Statesman
Commentary: We failed Austin with overbuilding
Tom Palaima, Classics

KVUE
Austin’s literary scene on display as Texas Book Festival approaches
Jeremi Suri, History