April 27, 2017

4/21/18

The Boston Globe
Think before you boycott: There are consequences
Timothy Werner, Government

The Houston Chronicle
San Jacinto battle defines Sam Houston’s legacy
H.W. Brands, History

Express
The Alienist on Netflix: Was Theodore Roosevelt really New York’s police commissioner?
H.W. Brands, History

4/22/18

Austin American-Statesman
In gentrifying East Austin, are dogs replacing children?
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

The Daily Texan
US Senate race between Cruz and O’Rourke “too close to call,” poll finds
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Casino.org
Texas gubernatorial candidate Andrew White wants casinos to fund education
Texas Politics Project

4/23/18

USA Today
Paul Ryan and the GOP Congress should scale back Medicare and Social Security this year
H.W. Brands, History

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: A poll showing a close race in Texas, if most Texans voted
Texas Politics Project

Education Week
Response: How to ‘weave writing throughout science lessons’
Art Markman, Psychology

4/24/18

The New York Times
Do taxpayers know they are handing out billions to corporations?
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Texas Tribune
From the Chinese government to the Koch Brothers, outside donors receive scrutiny at Texas universities
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Texas Standard
Can Emmanuel Macron keep Trump from exiting the Iran nuclear deal?
Paul Miller, Government

Houston Public Media
Houston is one of the cities where Amazon is offering deliveries to cars
Andrew Whinston, Economics

Haptic
Medgadget
Science Daily
Futurity
News-Medical
What is going on in our brains while walking?
Jon Matthis, Center for Perceptual Systems

TribTalk
The Texas House districts most vulnerable to flipping in 2018
Texas Politics Project

4/25/18

CBS Austin
Without much information, some concerns over Amazon HQ2
Nathan Jensen, Government

Fox News
Majority approves of airstrikes to punish Syria
Daron Shaw, Government

Fox News
President Trump’s approval at 44 percent
Daron Shaw, Government

KJZZ
Researcher: Steroids use a major problem among police officers
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

4/26/18

USA Today
Although now an insider, Ted Cruz campaigns like an outsider in Texas Senate race
Texas Politics Project

The Hill
Special election to replace Blake Farenthold will be a summer twofer
Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
You need to talk to your company’s CEO—Here’s why and what to say
Art Markman, Psychology

KU News
New ethical guidelines encourage scientists to engage with indigenous communities before studying ancient remains
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

4/27/18

Associated Press
Jackson State to Award Degrees to More Than 775 Students
Leonard Moore, History

Fast Company
5 very rare instances it’s worth staying in a toxic workplace
Art Markman, Psychology

April 20, 2018

4/14/18

KVUE
Texas State Board of Education approves Mexican-American studies course under controversial title
Emilio Zamora, History

4/16/18

Austin American-Statesman
Eyeing Congress, two Austin-area Democrats outraise Republicans
Sean Theriault, Government

4/17/18

The Daily Texan
Latest LGBTQ snub highlights generational tensions between Texas GOP voters
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Business Management
Quickly turn off your anger
Art Markman, Psychology

LegBranch
Evaluating Congress’s information processing capacity
Sean Theriault, Government

4/18/18

The Texas Observer
On Giant’s shoulders: New cinema history dissects Texas tropes
Don Graham, English

4/19/18

Dallas Morning News
New poll that deems Cruz-O’Rourke race ‘too close to call’ leaves Texas experts scratching their heads
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Slate
The Beto Bubble
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Standard
Ted Cruz versus Beto O’Rourke is ‘too close to call.’ Not so fast.
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
As first lady, Barbara Bush followed her own path
Sean Theriault, Government

San Antonio Express News
Dallas Morning News
UT News
Saying mental illness and mass violence go together is wrong
William Kelly, Sociology

Texas Monthly
A new book takes a look at the legacy of ‘Giant’
Don Graham, English

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
What is your state lawmaker posting on Facebook?
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Red and Black
Southern culture, history is explored through analysis of the southern folk song Dixie
Coleman Hutchison, English

The Washington Post
These economists say a $1 trillion deficit is just a good start
James Galbraith, Economics

The Wall Street Journal
Why you should write a memoir — even if nobody will read it
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Bloomberg
Palantir knows everything about you
Sarah Brayne, Sociology

Fortune
Commentary: Can we really trust Starbucks to take on racism?
Richard Reddick, African and African Diaspora Studies

4/20/18

Weekly Standard
Giant: Epic of American growth
Don Graham, English 

The New York Times
Term of affection? Ethnic slur? Theater union decides that ‘Gypsy’ must go.
Ian Hancock, Linguistics

The Washington Post
The complicated relationship of William Howard Taft and Theodore Roosevelt
H.W. Brands. History

April 13, 2018

4/7/18

The New York Times
Watch Out, Ted Cruz. Beto is Coming.
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

San Antonio Express-News
Texas leaders not practical about citizenship question
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Daily Kos
TX-Sen: The Daily Beast, “How Beto O’Rourke (D) is building a digital fundraising army”
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

4/8/18

The Nigerian Tribune
How Awo foresaw FGN/Bill Gates’ debate
Toyin Falola, History

4/9/18

The Houston Chronicle
Lawmakers, stop avoiding your voters [Opinion] Deborah Beck, Classics

History
The U.S. has a long history of militarizing the Mexican border
Madeline Hsu, History

KXAN
High stakes in Cruz vs. O’Rourke race for Senate
Texas Politics Project

4/10/18

NPR
Mississippi’s first female senator takes office needing to win over her own party
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Forbes
The body beautiful business: 8 of America’s biggest health and fitness icons
Jan Todd, Women and Gender Studies

Fast Company
4 sleep myths that you need to stop believing
Art Markman, Psychology

Bustle
So many adults never outgrow their Disney princess obsession — and there’s a good reason why
Art Markman, Psychology

4/11/18

The Houston Chronicle
Ryan’s exit as House Speaker opens leadership hopes for influential Texans
Sean Theriault, Government

The Texas Tribune
Texas education board approves course formerly known as Mexican-American studies
Emilio Zamora, History

HuffPost
Austin is stepping up its fight against gentrification
Eric Tang, African and African Diaspora Studies

Texas Standard
On the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, the law has a ‘mixed bag’ legacy
Peniel Joseph, History

Fast Company
Three ways for diehard procrastinators to beat fake work
Art Markman, Psychology

4/12/18

San Antonio Express-News
Ryan’s departure from the House sets off a scramble in GOP ranks
Sean Theriault, Government

San Antonio Express-News
State Board of Education strips ‘Mexican-American Studies’ name from elective
Emilio Zamora, History

Austin Chronicle
UT Professor on the making of Texas film epic Giant
Don Graham, English

Texas Monitor
Austin City Council mulls $300M affordable housing initiative
Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

4/13/18

Science
Latin America’s lost histories revealed
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: Texans hate standardized tests, but govern by the results
Texas Politics Project

KXAN
Which Texas lawmakers are the most and least active on Facebook
Josh Blank and Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Chronicle of Higher Education
Facebook says it will help academics use its data. Here’s how that’s supposed to work.
Sam Gosling, Psychology

April 6, 2018

3/31/18

Forbes
New Book Explores Making of Epic 1956 Film, ‘Giant,’ With Rock Hudson, Elizabeth Taylor, James Dean
Don Graham, English

4/1/18

BBC
Shedding new light on the (real) Black Panthers
Kevin Foster, African and African Diaspora Studies

Newsday
Experts: Trump appointments signal more hawkish foreign policy
Jeremi Suri, History

KVUE
Breakthrough innovation’ | Did UT just discover the world’s first grow-it-yourself breakfast taco?
Art Markman, Psychology

4/3/18

Austin American-Statesman
Commemorate MLK’s legacy at these Central Texas events
Peniel Joseph, History

Houston Public Media
KUT 90.5
UPDATE: Beto O’Rourke says he raised staggering $6.7M in first quarter of 2018
Sean Theriault, Government

The Daily Texan
Reinstating citizenship question to 2020 census could hurt Texas politically, economically
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The Daily Texan
UT educators trace Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy in militarism, historical narratives, global citizenship
Peniel Joseph, History

4/4/18

Austin American-Statesman
Cruz kicks off campaign at the Redneck Country Club, but is Ted really a redneck?
Sean Theriault, Government

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: Texas hasn’t seen a Senate underdog like Beto O’Rourke since 2012, when Ted Cruz ran
Texas Politics Project

Waco Tribune-Herald
Undercounting population in census will cost Texas
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Tillerson could make a great chancellor
Bruce Buchanan, Government

The Washington Post
Even James Dean’s crude antics and untimely death couldn’t stop ‘Giant’
Don Graham, English

Digg
The one weird trick of the beauty industry
Thomas Wiseman, Economics

4/5/18

CNN
Who is Martin Luther King Jr. to us, 50 years later?
Peniel Joseph, History

The Wall Street Journal
The Cherokee vs. the Cherokee
H.W. Brands, History

NBC
Love it or hate it, Spanglish is here to stay– and it’s good exercise for your brain
Almeida Toribio, Spanish and Portuguese

The Hill
Teachers protest the collapse of public education in Puerto Rico
Alberto Martinez, History

4/6/18

The Houston Chronicle
Beto O’Rourke says Pelosi, Schumer don’t understand Texas
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Austin author traces complicated legacy of Texas movie ‘Giant’
Don Graham, English

Texas Standard
Protests, assassinations, and political change: The U.S. is still haunted by 1968
Paul Stekler, Government