Feb. 23, 2018

2/17/18

Space.com
New Mock Mars Mission in Hawaii Begins With Most International Crew Yet
Sukjin Han, Economics

Value Walk
Behavioral Insights from Text
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Herald, Scotland
Education experts say ‘ban phones in school as they damage learning’
Richard Murphy, Economics

2/18/18

Austin American-Statesman
Enter the hypnotic, disturbing beauty of ‘Koyaanisqatsi’
Paul Stekler, Government

The Daily Texan
UT libraries must be preserved
Tom Palaima, Classics

Pune Mirror
8 Habits of Highly Creative People
James Pennebaker, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Institute for Transformational Learning drives academic innovation
Steven Mintz, History

2/19/18

Austin American-Statesman
Poll: George P. Bush and Sid Miller ahead but could face runoffs
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Clear sailing for Abbott, Patrick, uncertain waters for Bush, Miller
James Henson, Texas Politics Project and Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texas Republican voters remain high on Trump
Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Tribune
Texas Republicans getting almost 90 percent of money flowing into state elections
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Texas students: What do you think should be done to reduce gun violence?
Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Lupe Valdez hires a big name to help Democratic campaign for governor
Texas Politics Project

The Houston Chronicle
New poll: Abbott, Patrick far ahead on GOP primary race
Texas Politics Project

TribTalk
A change in the University of Texas/Texas Tribune Poll’s Primary voter sample
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Community Impact
Voter turnout a focus in next Hays County primaries
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Bexar commissioner wants driverless lanes on I-35
Chandra Bhat, Economics

Houston Public Media
As Early Voting Begins, A Preview of the March 6 Primary in Texas
Jeremi Suri, History

The Daily Texan
Gun Free UT group advocates on east mall
Lisa Moore, English and Joan Neuberger, History

Grand Valley Lanthorn
H.W. Brands to speak at Hauenstein Center event
H.W. Brands, History

KXAN
Get to know the candidates: Texas House district 52
Jeremy Story, Government Alumnus

Midland Reporter-Telegram
Question and Answer with District Judge Candidates
Sara Spector, Government Alumnus

The Good Men Project
Don’t Let the Conversation Die
Amanda Vining, Humanities Alumnus 

2/20/18

The Dallas Morning News
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick has the cash and clout. But his Republican challenger is banking on a ‘rebellion’
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Dallas Morning News
Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller, no stranger to controversy, faces serious challenge in GOP primary
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: When it comes to Texans’ view of Trump, party outweighs everything
Josh Blank and James Henson, Texas Politics Project and Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texas Republicans down on FBI, Russia investigation
Daron Shaw, Government and Josh Blank and James Henson, Texas Politics Project

HuffPost
The Meldonium Ban Is More About Russia’s Reputation for Doping Than Performance
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Reader’s Digest
11 Productivity Tips Incredibly Busy People Always Use
Art Markman, Psychology

2/21/18

CNN
We wouldn’t be America without student activists
Joseph Peniel, History

KUT News
The Price For Their Pound Of Flesh
Daina Berry, History and African Diaspora Studies

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans divided on value of #metoo movement
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project and Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Roughly half of Texans think U.S. is on wrong track and state is on right one
James Henson, Texas Politics Project and Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Standard
Can Voters Loyal to One Party Cause Chaos in the Other Party’s Primary?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

TribTalk
Trump’s shadow in Texas as primary voting begins
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

KVUE
‘Manchacha’ or ‘Man-chac’? The history of Texas (Mis)pronunciations
Lars Hinrichs, English Linguistics

San Antonio Current
4 Little Girls
Lisa Thompson, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Houston Chronicle
Judicial Q&A: John Stephen Liles
John Stephen Liles, History Alumnus

UT News
UT Among Peace Corps’ 2018 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges & Universities
Josh Alvarez, Sociology Alumnus

2/22/18

The Dallas Morning News
Meet the Next Texans, a population boom that will change our politics
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texans are pro-immigrant — with caveats
Daron Shaw, Government; Josh Blank and James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
UT/TT Poll: Texas voters’ view of federal response to Hurricane Harvey slips
James Henson, Texas Politics Project; and Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Tribune
Split Decision: Sid Miller and Trey Blocker debate agriculture, ethics and Nutella
Texas Politics Project

The Dallas Morning News
‘My eyes were opened:’ Why Gypsy Wagon’s owner is changing her store’s name
Ian Hancock, Linguistics

KUT News
In Mexico, Some Term Limits Are Gone, But Voters Aren’t Sure Their Presidents Should Be Reelected
Kenneth Greene, Government

KVUE
Skipping the polls | How can Texas improve on a dismal 46 percent voter turnout?
Jeremi Suri, History

Spectrum News
Celebrating Barbara Jordan’s Rich Texas Legacy
Joseph Peniel, History

The Daily Texan
Propagandic’ perspectives: Students reflect and critique Eurocentrism in UT coursework
Monique Pikus, Associate Director of the Liberal Arts Honors Program

Reader’s Digest
13 Things Psychologists Wish You Knew About Happiness
Art Markman

KUOW
The ‘impossible position’ of being president
Jeremi Suri, History

Denton Record Chronicle
American Politics Can Be Redeemed
Texas Politics Project

The Tai Lopez Show
How You Can Elevate Your Status Without Changing Yourself with Dr. David Buss
David Buss, Psychology

2/23/18

Corpus Christi Caller Times
Texas Democrats hoping early voting excitement in 2018 Texas primary lasts until November
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
The Downsides of Using Personality Tests for Hiring
Art Markman, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
Texans would appreciate a little ‘landscape respect’ at the movies these days
Don Graham, English

CBS Austin
Why Australia’s gun reform can’t be simply applied to the US
Sanford Levinson, Government

 

Feb. 16, 2018

2/10/18

San Antonio Express-News
Humanity is at the core of Bojangles
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Houston Chronicle
Immigrant deaths rise sharply along Texas border
Nestor Rodriguez, LLILAS and Sociology

2/11/18

Houston Chronicle
Legalizing marijuana is Democrats’ key to 2018 elections
Texas Politics Project

2/12/18

Fast Company
Three better questions to ask than, “am I working too hard?”
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Texas Tribune
Hey college Republicans: Tell us what you want from your elected official this primary season
Texas Politics Project

University of Hawaii
HI-SEAS Mission VI is the most international crew in study history
Sukjin Han, Economics

KXAN
Abbott, Patrick throwing weight behind property tax reform in GOP primary
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

2/13/18

BBC
Love and dating after the Tinder revolution
James Pennebaker, Psychology

TribTalk
The perils of primary election polling
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Eagle
Bush Library panel: Nativism not going away as political issue
Daron Shaw, Government

New Statesman
The one thing dating apps will give you for sure? Addiction
David Buss, Psychology

KERA
For Latina candidates, some campaign funding comes at a cost
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

2/14/18

Austin American-Statesman
The Monitor
On Valentine’s Day, let remember the evolution of love
David Buss, Psychology

LGBTQ Nation
How anti-gay researcher Mark Regnerus is duping liberal media on ‘Cheap Sex’
Mark Regnerus, Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Lake Travis reads features bestselling wildlife biography
Nate Blakeslee, American Studies alumnus

2/15/18

International Churchill Society
The Impossible Presidency
Jeremi Suri, History

AAAS
Airborne mapping reveals a far more populated pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
Tim and Sheryl Beach, Geography & the Environment

BuzzFeed
No, “sonic weapons” did not give U.S. diplomats in Cuba concussions
James Pennebaker, Psychology

WJOL
ABC
Race to replace retiring Republicans could mean midterm problems for GOP
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Time
9 books to read for Black History Month according to scholars
Diana Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

Honolulu Star Advisor
Toshiba
Mission to ‘Mars’ is an international one
Sukjin Han, Economics

Hyperallergic
Who is threatened by women who curate political art?
Lise Ragbir, Warfield Center Galleries

Forbes
Four scientific studies that give us clues to improve our creativity
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Diverse
Leading historian and author Lerone Bennet, Jr. dies at 89
Peniel Joseph, History

American Association for the Advancement of Science
Airborne Mapping Reveals a Far More Populated pre-Columbian Mesoamerica
Timothy Beach and Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Geography & the Environment

2/16/18

The Monitor
Let’s build a culture of safety in Texas
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Newswise
ASA Sociologists available to discuss Florida school shooting
Harel Shapira, Sociology

KHOU
Furnish your home for less this Presidents Day
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Austin American-Statesman
State’s top business group boosts political activity ahead of primaries
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Give Professors Midterms Too
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Why What You Say Reveals More Than You Think
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Feb. 9, 2018

2/3/18

Matter of Fact
Olympic Historian: You can’t keep politics out of the games
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

2/4/18

The New York Times
Beyond the slave trade, the cadaver trade
Daina Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Recent warm years could shift ‘normal’ temperatures in Austin higher
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

Nigerian Tribune
Why OBJ’s third force’ll not work
Toyin Falola, History

Savannah Morning News
A Time of community soul-searching
Eric McDaniel, Government

2/5/18

Biography
Black History Month: How early photographs reveal the indomitable spirits of abolitionist Sojourner Truth
Daina Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

San Antonio Express-News
Democratic candidate for governor Andrew White makes $1 million loan to campaign
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Michigan War Studies Review
Faces of the Civil War Navies
Tom Palaima, Classics

2/6/18

The Conversation
If democracy is failing, why do so many lay claim to it?
Patricia Roberts-Miller, Rhetoric & Writing

Ummid
A fashion signature already, Hijab is also used to exert political influence
Faegheh Shirazi, Middle Eastern Studies

CNN
Salon
“The Gilded Age” draws line from inequitable past to present
H.W. Brands, History

2/7/18

The New York Times
How crossing the bridge to Matamoros got complicated
Oscar Cásares, English

KXAN
How to recommit to New Year’s resolutions as others fall off
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Will Texas’ politics doom its pitch to Amazon?
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Frontpage Mag
Sweden appoints Pakistani Muslim head of national heritage board
Stepheniie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Newsmax
Trump is putting the brakes on the federal register
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

Fox News
Support for legalizing marijuana hits record high
Daron Shaw, Government

2/8/18

Times Higher Education
Destroying the Gutenberg galaxy of books will leave a black hole
Tom Palaima, Classics

Biography
Black history month: A rare photo & royal shawl honor Harriet Tubman’s strength and bravery
Daina Berry; History and African & African Diaspora Studies

The New York Times
The ‘Manly’ jobs problem
Christine Williams, Sociology and CWGS

InfoWars
Sweden appoints Pakistani Muslim head of National Heritage Board
Stephennie Mulder, Middle Eastern Studies

Waco Tribune-Herald
Houston Chronicle
Will politics trump economics in pick for 2nd Amazon HQ?
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

On Point
Olympics begin in South Korea, with sports and politics at the forefront
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Beto O’Rourke vs. Ted Cruz: A campaign diary
Texas Politics Project

The Nation
Policy Overload
Jeremi Suri, History

The Washington Times
The Fresh Toast
Nearly 6 in 10 voters favor marijuana legalization, a record level
Daron Shaw, Government

2/9/18

Hanford Sentinel
Check court files before trusting a lawyer
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Think Progress
Economists throw cold water on pundits’ celebration over wage growth
Sandra Black, Economics

Austin Chronicle
Paid sick leave: A reproductive justice issue
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Chicago Tribune
Long-buried secret resurfaces after deaths
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

KUT
In a late night budget deal, Congress delivers Harvey Aid, but no DACA agreement
Sean Theriault, Government

Feb. 2, 2018

1/29/18

Dallas Morning News
Pressure grows on Texas Sen. John Cornyn to deliver DACA fix
Texas Politics Project

Health Affairs
To maintain quality, risk adjustment is essential, even in incentive-compatible contracts: A response to Cannon
Michael Geruso, Economics

Fast Company
This is how to turn procrastination into management technique
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

1/30/18

Punch
ASUU should fight corruption in schools
Toyin Falola, History

The Washington Post
What happened to the State of the Union Address? Originally, it helped the president and Congress deliberate
Charles Zug, Government student

KVUE
UT lecturer breaks down what to expect from Trump during State of the Union
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Newsmax
Trump’s supporters want return to nation’s principles
Daniel Bonevac, Philosophy

KPFA
Letters and Politics
Jeremi Suri, History

1/31/18

Health
This letterboard is going viral for its refreshingly honest take on New Year’s resolutions
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

The Daily Texan
At least 49 openly LGBTQ candidates are running for office in 2018, setting a new state record
Sean Theriault, Government

Vanguard
Benue killings: Nigerians not till FG arrests, prosecutes perpetrators – Aregbesoia
Toyin Falola, History

2/1/18

Live Science
Thousands of mysterious Maya structures discovered in Guatemala
David Stuart; Religious Studies and Anthropology

CNN
Meet the Democrat out-fundraising Ted Cruz in Texas last quarter
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Business Insider
People can’t stop talking about counterintuitive advice for being a good boss
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

War on the Rocks
What’s the most we can hope for from a president, even if he is a stable genius?
Jeremi Suri, History

KXAN
Sec. of State Rex Tillerson outlines Latin America policy priorities at UT Austin
Jeremi Suri, History

Houston Public Media
2018 primaries: General Land Commissioner race is about ‘Republicanism,’ says expert
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Tai Lopez Show
How to fix the world’s problems with Dr. David Buss, Alex Mehr and Joel Salatin
David Buss, Psychology

2/2/18

The Daily Texan
UTPD: Race not intentionally included in safety alerts
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA

Archaeology
Lidar survey reveals thousands of Maya structures
David Stuart; Religious Studies and Anthropology