August 31, 2018

8/25/18

San Angelo Live!
Is Texas ready for a Democrat Attorney General?
Texas Politics Project

8/27/18 

BBC
What is ‘primitive technology’ and why do we love it?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Texas Lawyer
Newsmakers: Week of Aug. 27
Amanda Woog, IUPRA

8/28/18 

Texas Monthly
Talk like a Texan: What do you call your grandparents?
David Beaver, Linguistics

Science Daily
Business Standard
Kurdistan 24
Three previously unknown ancient primates identified
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

Austin American-Statesman
O’Rourke accepts ‘Ellen’ invite as kneeling takes center stage on race
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
On the 55th anniversary of the March on Washington, still work to do to ‘make the promise of democracy real’
Peniel Joseph, History

The Daily Texan
UT Austin professor clarifies defense of an NYU professor guilty of sexual misconduct
Diane Davis, Rhetoric & Writing

8/29/18 

The Texas Tribune
Big Country
Beto O’Rourke yard signs are everywhere. Where are Ted Cruz’s?
Daron Shaw, Government

The Texas Tribune
Will a split Texas electorate split the 2018 ticket?
Texas Politics Project

The Outline
Are men really hardwired to desire younger women?
David Buss, Psychology

Broadway World
HBO presents SWIPED: Hooking up in the digital age
David Buss, Psychology

San Antonio Express-News
San Francisco Chronicle
Houston Chronicle
Finally, an answer to ‘What do women want?’
Kate Blackburn, Psychology

8/30/18

The Daily Texan
Republican Travis Clardy of Nacogdoches is now the fifth candidate angling for Texas House speaker
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Community Impact Newspaper
East side schools fight to keep students increase enrollment
Eric Tang, IUPRA

Culture Map Austin
Texas book festival 2018 lineup mixes famous literary stars and Austin talent
H.W. Brands, History

KUT
Why people seem more attractive in a group than by themselves
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

8/31/18 

Seattle Times
Mum’s the word as Amazon nears one-year anniversary of HQ2 quest
Nate Jensen, Government

August
You’re never going to be ‘caught up’ at work. Stop feeling guilty about it.
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

IFL Science
Three new species of ancient Californian primates discovered hidden in fossil collection
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

Irish Examiner
Life hacks: Anna Geary on how to make success a new habit
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

KUT
2 guys on your head: the cheerleader effect
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

St Louis Today
Other top fall 2018 books
H.W. Brands, History

Austin American-Statesman
Trump announces ‘major rally’ in Texas for Ted Cruz
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Analysis: a viewer’s guide to the 2018 Texas elections
Texas Politics Project

Fivethirtyeight
How much trouble is Ted Cruz really in?
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Tribune
Dan Patrick and Ken Paxton won’t debate their Democratic challengers. Is that unusual?
Texas Politics Project

Texas Lawyer
On the rise 2018: Robert S. Safi
Robert Safi, Alum: Plan II

August 24, 2018

8/19/18

Quartz
Jobs are plentiful, so why aren’t wages rising?
Sandra Black, Economics

8/20/18

Austin 360
Dr. Art Markman and Dr. Bob Duke will talk about your head at Austin Book Arts Center fundraiser
Art Markman, Psychology & HDO

8/21/18 

Black News Portal
Remembering U.N. Secretary Kofi Annan
Peniel Joseph, History

8/22/18 

Texas Monthly
The high-stakes race to create the world’s first artificial heart
Bud Frazier, History alumnus

Fox
Director of Fox News poll Daron Shaw breaks down new polling showing Republicans alone say the economy is in positive shape
Daron Shaw, Government

Common Dreams
Ted Cruz-challenger Beto O’Rourke gains national attention with viral video defending NFL players who take a knee
Texas Politics Project

Lubbock Online
Democrat for Texas Attorney General visits Lubbock – talks health insurance and opioid crisis
Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Economic development incentives do nothing for the economy or development
Nate Jensen, Government

Governing
Even when teams pay, stadiums still aren’t free for cities
Nate Jensen, Government

8/23/18 

Austin Business Journal
UT professor Nate Jenson is who journalists, government officials call about incentives
Nate Jensen, Government

Texas Tribune
12 News Now
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Beto O’Rourke’s NFL comments have gone viral. Here’s how it can impact his Texas race
Texas Politics Project

USA Today
Beto O’Rourke within striking distance of Ted Cruz in latest poll of Texas’ U.S. Senate race
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
As Central Texas drought intensifies, Austin tightens water rules
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

Dallas Morning News
Texas Instruments considers Richardson for $3.2 billion facility, asks for big tax breaks
Nate Jensen, Government

Law 360
Disney rejects $260M tax break before minimum wage vote
Nate Jensen, Government

8/24/18

Spectrum News
Numbers show Texans are not with Beto O’Rourke o NFL controversy
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

WKNO
Democrats eye Texas district after decades of solid Republican control
Jim Henson and Sean Theriault; Texas Politics Project and Government

Austin American-Statesman
After halting start, Beto O’Rourke feeling the love in border counties
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Business Insider
It can be hard for a new boss to earn respect – but experts say there are psychological tricks to speed things up
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

NBC
In Texas, Beto O’Rourke’s rise fuels hope for Latino Democrats
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

August 17, 2018

8/11/18

Dallas Morning News
Far apart on immigration, Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke both use the issue to woo voters
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Business Insider
This is what could happen if Roe V. Wade fell
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

TDT
Congressional candidates differ on marijuana
Texas Politics Project 

8/13/18

The Sydney Morning Telegraph
How you outlook can affect exam performance
David Yeager and Hae Yeon Lee; Psychology

The Conversation
My Plainview
The start of high school doesn’t have to be stressful
David Yeager and Hae Yeon Lee; Psychology

The Chautauquan Daily
Peniel Joseph to discuss how Martin Luther King’s activism and death shaped American history
Peniel Joseph, History

Austin American-Statesman
In Texas’ U.S. Senate race, both candidates battle to define O’Rourke
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Letters to the editor: Aug. 14, 2018
Texas Politics Project

8/14/18

NORML
Texas medical marijuana ad launched
Texas Politics Project

8/16/18

The Express Tribune
Invading Iraq haunts today
Jeremi Suri, History

Austin American-Statesman
Weekend storms eased drought in Central Texas -but only made small dent
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

City Lab
Righting the wrongs of Amazon HQ2
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Atlantic
There’s no innocent way to ask you son or daughter about grandkids
Karen Fingerman, Pyshcology

8/17/18

Austin American-Statesman
At UT, an inappropriate relationship alters futures, raises questions=
English

Fox
James Dean’s final days on volatile ‘Giant’ set with Rock Hudson and Elizabeth Taylor investigated in new book
Don Graham, English

Npr
To win Texas, Beto O’Rourke is running to the left
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Ms. Magazine
Fight Like a Girl: Preserving feminist history in Austin, Tx
Laurie Green, Barbara Hines; College of Liberal Arts

Dallas Morning News
Campus carry could be headed to Supreme Court after UT professors lose appeal
Jennifer Glass, Lisa Moore & Mia Carter; Sociology, English, Women’s & Gender Studies

The New York Times
Letters to the Editor: Proust’s Duchess
Jeremi Suri, History

Bloomberg
The Shakespeare-Shrek guide to online dating
David Buss, Psychology

European Interest
A Turkish collapse revisited
Nate Jensen, Government

The College Fix
A social justice takeover at the University of Texas
Eric Tang, IUPRA

Houston Public Media
WTHR
Federal Appeals Court upholds Texas Campus Carry law
Jennifer Glass, Lisa Moore & Mia Carter; Sociology, English, Women’s & Gender Studies

CBS Valley Central
Texas sees growing number of unvaccinated children
Joshua Blank, Texas Politics Project

August 10, 2018

8/4/18

Quartz
A neuroscientist who studies rage says we’re all capable of doing something terrible
David Buss, Psychology

8/6/18

Texas Tribune
Analysis: Pleased to meet you, you wonderful/terrible candidate
Texas Politics Project

8/7/18

NBC
The Western Journal
Trump may not be enough to swing Latino turnout Democrats’ way
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

8/8/18

The Western Journal
Democrats ‘flabbergasted’ by lack of Latino support
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Houston Public Media
KERA
What Texans really think about health care, according to the 2018 Lyceum poll
Joseph Blank, Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
Is it possible to multitask?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

8/9/18

Fast Company
How following a schedule improved by creativity
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

CNN
How ‘BlacKkKlansman’ could help America write a new chapter
Peniel Joseph, Hsitory

8/10/18

KUT
The mayor wants all of Austin to attend this diversity training
Eric Tang; African & African Diaspora Studies, IUPRA

MPR
Electing more women would change congress (but not make it more bipartisan)
Sean Theriault, Government

Forbes
How to write your way to wellbeing
James Pennebaker, Psychology

August 3, 2018

7/28/18

Arkansas Democrat Gazette
Jacob Bundrick: Resist the Urge
Nathan Jensen, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Ken Paxton’s indictments, now 3 years old, are a campaign issue
Texas Politics Project

Texas Standard
News roundup: ‘Selena for Sanctuary’ concert in NY draws Texas musicians
Sandra Black, Economics

7/28/18

Salon
Ted Cruz defends Alex Jones as social media platforms suspend the conspiracy theorist
Texas Politics Project

7/29/18

Rappler
After 3 dates, I think I’m falling in love with my Tinder match
David Buss, Psychology

7/30/18

Houston Chronicle
Political anger eases after Harvey, but remember the sharks of 1916
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Weekly Standard
Searching for the next Steve Martin
H.W. Brands, History

San Antonio Current
Texas schools fall short of a passing grade in new state-by-state study
Texas Politics Project

KXAN
Special election could change tone of Texas Senate
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

ABC
In Trump era, Beto O’Rourke eyes an end of Republican grip in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

7/31/18

PR Daily
Three essential (and surprising) podcasts for communicators
Art Markman; Psychology and HDO

Dallas Morning News
WFAA
3 in 4 Texans believe benefits of vaccinating kids outweigh the perceived risks, new poll says
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

CNN
Democrats’ hopes of winning in the South hinge on the suburbs
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Techly
How to avoid and bail from terrible conversations without offending anyone
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

8/1/18

Texas Observer
On gun safety, Democrats are steeled
Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Does Texas actually have the right to secede from the United States? Curious Texas investigates
Sanford Levinson, Government

The Washington Informer
Proposed Title X changes threaten millions of minorities
Katherine Strandberg, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Texas Standard
Poll: Incumbent Republicans are holding strong – except for Ted Cruz
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Public Radio
Attitudes about child vaccinations among Texans vary by income, education
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Monthly
O’Rourke trails Cruz by two points in latest poll
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

8/2/18

Insider
New research suggests that narcissists might be able to ‘learn’ empathy – but there’s a catch
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Houston Public Media
Poll: Texans in favor of Abbott’s job performance
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Dallas Morning News
Texas Senate contest nearly a dead heat
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

8/3/18

Tyler Morning Telegraph
The Eagle
The Texas Tribune
San Antonio Current
Does Cruz lead O’Rourke by six points or two? Here’s how to evaluate Texas polls
Josh Blank and Daron Shaw; Texas Politics Project and Government

KUT
2 Guys on Your Head: Civility
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Free Weekly
Power Tulle
David Buss, Psychology

TEDxAustin
The secret life of pronouns
Jamie Pennebaker, Psychology

Fox News Radio
From Washington: Running interference
Daron Shaw, Government

Weatherford Democrat
Aledo ISD superintendent outlines vision for the future
Susan Bohn, Plan II alumna

UT News
Love – What is it good for? A lot, says evolutionary psychologist
David Buss, Psychology