May 25, 2018

5/20/18

The New York Times
Anti-gun backlash from school shooting? Probably not in Texas
Texas Politics Project

5/21/18

Texas Tribune
More than half of Texans polled want stricter gun laws. And that was before the Santa Fe school shooting.
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
What Texans think causes mass shootings and what they get wrong
Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
This social-science research technique doubles as a networking hack
Art Markman, Psychology

Lifehacker
The best way to persuade someone that they’re wrong is to show them how they’re right
Art Markman, Psychology

The Tai Lopez Show
How To Fix Ourselves Before Criticizing Others
David Buss, Psychology

5/22/18

The New York Times
Texas Governor gathers leaders to talk gun violence: ‘What are we going to do to prevent this?’
Texas Politics Project

Yahoo! News
Beto O’Rourke Is on a Long Hard Road
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

5/23/18

Texas Standard
Fresh faces and competitive races: Your recap of primary runoff winners
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Valdez squeezes past White, faces big Abbott challenge next
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Governing
Will Seattle’s controversial tax on big businesses stunt its economy?
Nathan Jensen, Government

5/24/18

The Washington Post
Now more of us can count on more time dodging the dementia bullet
Population Research Center

Houston Chronicle
Ted Cruz says injured Santa Fe students told him ‘don’t take our guns’
Texas Politics Project

City Lab
Why do politicians waste so much money on corporate incentives?
Nathan Jensen, Government

KXAN
The long road to equality: Hiring and harassment at TxDOT
Sandra Black, Economics

Austin American Statesman
How Amazon ‘HQ2’ race helps politicians more than schools
Nate Jensen, Government

Pacific Standard
The Trump Administration Proposed Funding Cuts to Clinics like Planned Parenthood. We know how that plays out because Texas did it in 2011
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

5/25/18

Dallas Morning News
Leftward lurch if Lupe Valdez, Beto O’Rourke win? It’d be unusual for Texas
Walter Buenger, History

Dallas Morning News
We celebrate Memorial Day not to glorify war but to renew democracy
Jeremi Suri, History

KXAN
There are now more dogs than children in east Austin
Eric Tang, African & African Diaspora Studies

The Intercept
Trump’s Gag Rule Would Pressure Medical Providers to Withhold Information on Abortion and Birth Control
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

May 18, 2018

5/14/18

Fast Company
Quiet leadership is still leadership (and matters more than you think)
Art Markman, Psychology

Bustle
What is an abortion Desert? One researcher explains the lengths people must go to for care
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Spectrum News
Early voting for primary runoffs begins in Texas
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Western World
The medieval world comes to WMU
Courtney Barajas, English

KVUE
UT student growing food on top of a landfill
Joy Youwakim, Economics Student

5/15/18

San Francisco Gate
Democrats losing support among millennial voters, new poll suggests
Texas Politics Project

The Capitol Pressroom
May 15, 2018: Best of: Nathan Jensen
Nathan Jensen, Government

5/16/18

Dallas Morning News
Arlington offered nearly $1 billion in incentives for Amazon HQ2, says it’s no longer in the race
Nathan Jensen, Government

ASU News
ASU professor studies how people view themselves
Sam Gosling, Government

5/17/18

CNN
How the losing Amazon HQ2 cities can still win
Nathan Jensen, Government

WRAL
With Apple on hook, legislative leaders roll out incentive reforms
Nathan Jensen, Government

Austin American Statesman
Community news: MACC excellence awards presented Saturday
Emilio Zamora, History

5/18/18

Vox
The new Trump plan to defund Planned Parenthood, explained
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

San Antonio Express-News
What blacks are leaving white churches
Chad Seales, Religious Studies

Austin American Statesman
Texas Democrats’ question: which governor candidate can help ticket?
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Orange County Register
Daily Breeze
Forget price controls, treat health care like any other product
Charles Silver, Government

May 11, 2018

5/5/18

CNN
Why supporting abortion is a pro-life position
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Common Dreams
US academics and civic leaders call on congress to ensure neutrality and support for democratic norms in Mexican elections
Laura Gutiérrez, Mexican American Studies

Trench Tested
What if your job sucks? With guest Art Markman, Ph.D.
Art Markman, Psychology

5/06/18

Ladders
3 ways to avoid being the person who talks more than anyone else in meetings
Art Markman, Psychology

5/07/18

The Daily Beast
The damage of Trump’s low-bar presidency is worse than you think
Jeremi Suri, History

Texas Tribune
A Texas lawsuit killed one Obama immigration policy. Can the same strategy defeat DACA?
Texas Politics Project

5/08/18

New York Times
Tax breaks to draw jobs: A bad option, and often the only one
Nathan Jensen, Government

National Review
No, Danielle Campoamor, abortion is not pro-life
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

5/09/18

The Hill
Here is what Trump should do about the drug pricing problem
Charles Silver, Government

Fast Company
3 types of job interviews and how to handle each of them
Art Markman, Psychology

5/10/18

Business Insider
Being a ‘nice guy’ becomes a threat to men’s earning power as soon as they turn 30
Art Markman, Psychology

Fox News
Staying sharp, do “”brain games”” really make you smarter?
Art Markman, Psychology

JTA
Cleveland Jewish News
Why these Latin American countries support moving their embassies to Jerusalem
Jonathan Grossman, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies

 

5/11/18

Texas Tribune
Analysis: A Texas governor’s debate can only be a game-changer if it has an audience
Texas Politics Project

WFMY
Newshawk Times
Amazon Prime hits $119. You’ll probably pay it.
Art Markman, Psychology

Fortune
Existing while black: Irrational fear is the new breed of racism
Richard Reddick, African & African Diaspora Studies and Plan II

Science News
The window for learning a language may stay open surprisingly long
David Birdsong, Linguistics

May 4, 2018

5/1/18

College Heights Herald
New provost and vice president for academic affairs named
Terry Ballman, Linguistics Alumnus

5/02/18

Houston Chronicle
UT-Austin trades academics for bread and circuses
Tom Palaima, Classics and Al Martinich, Philosophy

HuffPost
Abortion is not a thought experiment
Daniel Grossman, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

5/03/18

Marketplace
Amazon wants tax incentives, Texas knows the drill
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Daily Texan
Texas community college women aren’t getting the kind of birth control they want, UT report finds
Kristine Hopkins, Population Research Center

5/04/18

Houston Chronicle
Some in NRA want to buck protests, push for more access to guns
Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Choosing the next Texas House speaker is a game played by very fuzzy rules
Texas Politics Project

WCNY
The Capitol Pressroom: May 4, 2018 with Nathan Jensen
Nathan Jensen, Government

Fast Company
This college kid is growing produce on a landfill to feed her city
Joy Youwakim, Economics Student

Medical Marketing and Media
Drugs’ value to patients eclipsed by price tags
Michael Geruso, Economics

WJLA
7 On Your Side: Do brain games really work?
Art Markman, Psychology