Sept. 28, 2018

9/19/18

Politico
It’s tofu versus BBQ as Ted Cruz tries for a food fight in Texas Senate race
Bethany Albertson, Government

9/20/18

SDPB
Beto O’Rourke needs to mobilize Latino voters if he wants to win Texas Senate race
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Cypress News Review
Does Cruz lead O’Rourke by 6 points or 2? Here’s how to evaluate Texas polls.
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
How did America get here? Jill Lepore’s new book offers clues in our history.
H.W. Brands, History

9/21/18

Vox
Beto O’Rourke could lead a blue wave in Texas – even if he loses his Senate race
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Fox
From Washington: Kavanaugh Conundrum
Daron Shaw, Government

San Antonio Express-News
It’s good to pass on the Amazon HQ2 game
Nathan Jensen, Government

Georgetown University
From civil rights to black lives matter: the struggle for black dignity in the age of Trump
Joseph Peniel, History

Academia
It UT-Austin the most socially just University?
Eric Tang, AADS

Austin American-Statesman
Locked in a surprisingly close race, Cruz fights back
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

WGBH
The biggest hurdle for Beto O’Rourke in Texas is turning out Latino voters
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

ABC
Is Texas turning purple?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

9/23/18

Out In Jersey
“Hooking up in the digital age” hits home
David Buss, Psychology

The Tai Lopez Show
How to fix the world’s problems
David Buss, Psychology

LMT
Beto-Cruz debate: in this knife fight, Cruz drew more blood
Sean Theriault, Government

Inquisitr
‘Fake Poll’: Fox News Viewers Take To Twitter After Network’s Poll Shows Americans Believe Ford Over Kavanaugh
Daron Shaw, Government

Fox
Fox news poll: record number of voters oppose Kavanaugh nomination
Daron Shaw, Government

Palaeontologia Electronica
New primate from California
Chris Kirk, Anthropology 

9/24/18

Ameriques
Translation
Beto O’Rourke, un démocrate progressiste à la conquête du Texas (Conquest of Texas)
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Hill
Red or blue makes little difference when it comes to the question of legalizing marijuana
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Where’s that Texan pride in the voting booth?
Texas Politics Project

Legal Insurrection
Cook political report changes three senate races, including Texas
Texas Politics Project

9/25/18

The Gilmer Mirror
Attorney General Ken Paxton defends Texas law requiring students to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance
Texas Politics Project 

9/26/18

New Republic
Globalism Helped Make America Great
Jeremi Suri, History

The Grio
Tribune Live
Longview News-Journal
Texas AG supports school board decision to expel student for sitting during pledge of allegiance
Texas Politics Project

HR Morning
3 ways to help an employee going through a rough patch
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Daily Mail
Fueled by Beto fever, Democrats battle to run Texas blue
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Record Net
Feeding a hunger for history
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Mexican American Studies

The Modesto Bee
Meetings, club events in and around Modesto
Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez, Mexican American Studies

9/27/18

Dallas Morning News
Legislative changes aren’t keeping pace with societal changes, and that’s on the voters
Richard Reddick, Center for African & African American Studies

Del Rio News-Herald
Respect the flag
Texas Politics Project

Forbes
80s tex redux: what the $1.6M Mary Boone fraud case shares with late billionaire Leona Helmsley
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO 

9/28/18

New Republic
The Enduring Scam of Corporate Tax Breaks
Nathan Jensen, Government

Cleveland Plain Dealer
Euclid Tavern reading to focus on classics, from ancient Rome to gritty Cleveland
Tom Palaima, Classics

Austin Chronicle
Teens seeking judicial bypass abortion in Texas shamed
Amanda Stevenson, PRC

The College Fix
The Daily Texan
UT-Austin anthropology’s dildo display – dubbed ‘Big Boy’ – immortalizes Cocks Not Glocks protest
Craig Campbell, Anthropology and Slavic and Eurasian Studies

The Washington Post
The successes and sharp stumbles of Trump’s first year in office
Jeremi Suri, History, Middle Eastern Studies, and HDO

Sept. 21, 2018

9/15/18

Daily Herald
Essay: Why is it so hard to turn a Tinder date into a relationship?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Indian Wire
Scientists describe three previously unknown ancient primates
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

9/17/18

The Daily Signal
Why we couldn’t create our Constitution today
Stanford Levinson, Government

Roll Call
Chuck Schumer navigates the resistance
Sean Theriault, Government

The Hay Ride
Cruz and Beto finalize a debate schedule
Texas Politics Project

Mercury News
Oakland’s growing Mayan community: “I can hear people speak Mam in every corner
Nora England, Linguistics

Spectrum News
Ted Cruz campaign seeks contributions with ‘summons’ mailer
Texas Politics Project

9/18/18

The Intelligencer
Puerto Rico has not recovered from Hurricane Maria
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

KXAN
Can a debate swing an election today?
Paul Stekler, Government

The Hill
Is the GWU estimate of hurricane deaths in Puerto Rico accurate?
Alberto Martinez, History

Neuro Leadership
Summit Q&A: The motivation science behind weight loss, learning, and leadership
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

ABC
Poll: Cruz holds 9-point lead over Beto in Senate race
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

9/19/18

UPI
Puerto Rico has not recovered from Hurricane Maria
Lauren Lluveras, IUPRA

CNN
Kavanaugh’s accuser says he was drunk at the time. What studies say about alcohol and memory loss
Kim Fromme, Psychology

CMO
Why you should be tapping language-based consumer insight to build brand
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Vox
9 experts warn that Latino dislike of Trump may not translate into midterm turnout
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Yes he did! Retired game warden Pete Flores poaches Democratic Senate seat!
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project 

Politico
It’s tofu versus BBQ as Ted Cruz tries for a food fight in Texas Senate race
Bethany Albertson, Government

9/20/18

Eugene Weekly
Big corporate handouts with little oversight
Nathan Jensen, Government 

Texas Tribune
A blow to academic freedom — from the top of the University of Texas
By Tom Palaima, Classics

9/21/18

Austin American-Statesman
Commentary: When the Endangered Species Act arrived, species revived
By Tim Beach, Geography & the Environment

San Antonio Express-News
It’s good to pass on the Amazon HQ2 game
Nathan Jensen, Government

Sept. 14, 2018

9/8/17

Dallas Morning News
Washington Post
BPR
Were Alamo defenders ‘heroic’? Committee suggests removing the word from Texas curriculum.
Walter Buenger, History

New York Post
How tech bros ruined dating for young people
David Buss, Psychology

9/9/18

IJR
Curriculum leaders want teachers to stop teaching the Alamo as “heroic’ – Texans are not happy about it
Walter Buenger, History

Forbes
New HBO documentary explores hooking up in the age of online dating
David Buss, Psychology

9/10/18 

KITV
Salon
Swiped’ matches digital hookups with unforeseen consequences
David Buss, Psychology

San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego fossils reveal tiny, ancient primates
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

9/11/18

The Daily Texan
Elizabeth Warren, former UT-Austin Law professor, endorses UT alumna Julie Oliver for congress
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
College of Liberal Arts searching for new dean
Randy Diehl, Dean and Psychology

Law 360
Amazon HQ2 bids put secretive tax deals under spotlight
Nathan Jensen, Government

Breitbart
University of Texas tells professors to remove ‘gun free’ signs
Joan Neuberger, History

Vanderbilt University
Peabody colloquium series to focus on K-12 and higher education
Richard Reddick, African and African Studies, Diaspora Studies; Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Daily Mail
Eye-opening documentary examines how apps like Tinder have fundamentally changed dating – and provided a forum for abusive, ‘unacceptable’ behavior
David Buss, Psychology

9/12/18 

The Daily Texan
UT professors weigh on the importance of expressive writing
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Austin 360
Get your weekend started early with Movie in the Park and more events
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Business Insider
The United States is undergoing a second Gilded Age, and it shows the same struggle has defined America for 150 years
H.W. Brands, History

Fox News
Fox News
Fox News
Fox News
Times Free Press
Fox News polls
Daron Shaw, Government

KUT
Texas had a State Agency tackling institutional racism. It’s now closed.
Institute for Urban Policy Research and Analysis

9/13/18

Latino USA
40 year in, symposium and exhibit mark watershed moment for the Taino movement
Deborah Bolnick, Anthropology

Washington Post
Why is it so hard to turn a Tinder date into a relationship?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Business Insider
The day before your holiday is often super-productive: here’s how to perform like that all the time
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

KVUE
Willie Nelson benefit for Beto O’Rourke probably won’t sway voters, analyst says
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

9/14/18

Wheaton Business Journal
Poll: Cramer edges Keitkamp in ND Senate race
Daron Shaw, Government

KUT
Why anger isn’t the best motivator
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

CNN
KOH
Amazon HQ2 search ignites public hunt for signs
Nathan Jensen, Government

Live Mint
Hot and humid days are now associated with higher infant mortality in developing world
Michael Geruso, Economics

YouTube
Luzia among specimens likely lost in Brazil Museum fire
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

The Washington Post
John Bolton attacked the ICC. Cooperating with it might be a better way to protect U.S. interests
Terrence Chapman, Government

Sept. 7, 2018

9/1/18

The Hill
New documents: Kavanaugh has ‘constitutional problems’ with campaign finance regulation
Texas Politics Project

The Rivard Report
San Antonio’s Ramiro Cavazos selected for top job at US Hispanic Chamber
Ramiro Cavazos, Alum: Government

9/2/18

Dallas Morning News
Reforming the Catholic Church requires understanding how organizations can change
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Dallas Morning News
Why good people enable evil
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

KXAN
Tight polls influence strategy as Cruz goes after O’Rourke
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Washington Post
What could possibly go wrong when Trump goes to Texas?
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
The climate crisis will not be solved by technology alone
Erika Bsumek, American Studies

9/3/18

KVUE
Mayor pro tem fights 3 candidates to keep Central Austin District 9 council seat
Isiah Jones, Student: Government

Tucson
Politics, the psychology of ‘yes’ and must-hear music are topics at 1-day University in Tucson
Jeremi Suri, History

The Hill
Let’s enforce labor, immigration laws to put working people first
Texas Politics Project

9/4/18

The Texas Tribune
Why Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh would be good news for Texas Republicans
Texas Politics Project

Daily Texan
Abbott, Valdez to finally face off in Sept. 28 debate
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Inverse
Three ancient, unheard-of species are North America’s lost primates
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

The Conversation
Genes shown to influences how well children do throughout their time at school
Margherita Malanchini; PRC and Psychology

Everything Lubbock
How Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS confirmation could affect Texas
Lucas Powe, Government

9/5/18

ABC 10 News
New ancient primate species discovered in San Diego
Chris Kirk, Anthropology

Fox 7
Interview regarding Nike campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick
Kevin Cokley; Africa & African Diaspora Studies and IUPRA

Eurekalert
Science Daily
Adolescents seeking abortions without parental consent face numerous hurdles
Kate Coleman-Minahan; Texas Policy Evaluation Project and PRC

Austin American-Statesman
Commentary: how Texas shames teens who seek an abortion
Kate Coleman-Minahan; Texas Policy Evaluation Project and PRC

Eurekalert
Genes are key to academic success, study shows
Margherita Malanchini; PRC and Psychology

NBC DFW
Summer polls show marrow margins, many undecided votes in race for Texas Attorney General
Texas Politics Project

9/6/18

CNN
20 cities, one year, and no second Amazon headquarters (yet)
Nathan Jensen, Government

New York Post
Genes mostly determine how successful your kids will be
Margherita Malanchini; PRC and Psychology

Times Now News
Children’s ability to score better grades may be encoded in their DNA, say scientists
Margherita Malanchini; PRC and Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Caller Times
Kavanaugh could undermine diversity on college campuses
Shavonne Henderson and Martin Kamp, Urban Policy Research and Analysis

Texas Monthly
Beto O’Rourke is the national Democrat of Texas, but will that help him win?
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Williamette Week
Tom Hanks is coming to Portland for the book festival formerly known as Wordstock
H.W. Brands, History

WTOP
Trump is using pardons differently that his predecessors, data show
Jeremi Suri, History, Middle Eastern Studies, and HDO

Successful Meetings
How to make the most of a ‘mental health day’
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Fast Company
When should you take a mental health day?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Wired
The truth about Amazon, food stamps, and tax breaks
Nathan Jensen, Government

Business Insider
MSN
It’s an ‘ugly fact of life’: Your hair can sabotage your success at work
Mary Angela Bock, Center for Women’s and Gender Studies

Newsweek
Metro
A child’s academic success may be genetic
Margherita Malanchini, Psychology and PRC

9/7/18 

Butler University
Diversity lecture series: Victoria Defrancesco Soto
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Dallas Morning News
Have any Texas legislators successfully run as an independent? Curious Texas has the answer
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Channel 3000
20 cities, one year, and no second Amazon headquarters
Nathan Jensen, Government

Texas Public Radio
Impact of pop culture moments on Ted Cruz-Beto O’Rourke Texas senate race
Bethany Albertson, Government

KATU
Tom Hanks, Abbi Jacobson will present at 2018 Portland Book Festival
H.W. Brands, History

Conservative Angle
The Blaze
Proposal to stop calling Alamo defenders ‘heroic’ has Texas governor fuming
Walter Buenger, History