Nov. 30, 2018

11/25/18

South Bend Tribune
At the podium: free public lectures this week
Kurt Weyland, Government

11/26/18

CBS
After cities release questionnaire from Amazon, Austinites wondering what info we gave up
Nathan Jensen, Government

Insider Higher Ed
From ‘These Truths’ to ‘Heirs of the Founders’
H.W. Brands, History

11/27/18

Richmond Register
Benson argues higher ed’s case in tightly packed book
H.W. Brands, History

11/29/18

Vanguard
Varsities now rely on fees, donations, community and faith-based institutions to survive
Toyin Falola, AADS

Courier Journal
Pulitzer Prize-winning authors headline latest Kentucky Author Forum
H.W. Brands, History

Tree Hugger
Why many scientists don’t trust evolutionary psychology
David Buss, Psychology

The Daily Texan
UT researchers solve 400-year mystery of debated authorship using new psychological-language analysis
Jamie Pennebaker and Ryan Boyd, Psychology

11/30/18

Austin American-Statesman
Apple’s Austin presence swells to nearly 7,000 workers
Nathan Jensen, Government

Science 2.0
Social psychologists don’t trust evolutionary psychologists – and scientists don’t trust either
David Buss, Psychology

Nov. 23, 2018

11/17/18

Austin American-Statesman
Why Beto O’Rourke may be headed toward run for president
Daron Shaw, Government

11/18/18

Mind Body Green
Why you need to release your emotions – for the sake of your health
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

11/19/18

Finger Lakes Times
Amazon opposites, Austin, Dallas took very different approach to wooing retail giant
Julia Coronado, Economics

Fast Company
Secrets of the most productive staff
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel
Wisconsin already expected to be war zone for the 2020 presidential race
Daron Shaw, Government

Texas Tribune
Section 8 vouchers are supposed to help the poor reach better neighborhoods. Texas law gets in the way.
Eric Tang, AADS and IUPRA

11/20/18

New York Times
The disaster that was the Vietnam War
Mark Lawrence

WCNY
On the Amazon deal
Nathan Jensen, Government

Pacific Standard
Is there a better way for cities to lure in businesses?
Nathan Jensen, Government

Jordan Harbinger
Troubleshooting strategies from the evolution of desire
David Buss, Psychology

New York Times
New & noteworthy
H.W. Brands, History

Crossville Chronicle
Holiday Inn’ on the road to perform musical selections
H.W. Brands, History

11/21/18

Derby Informer
City signs on to regional eco-devo approach
Nathan Jensen, Government

CNN
JFK’s death wasn’t just an end – it was also a crucial beginning
Joseph Peniel, History

NPR
Heirs of the Founders’ looks at efforts to stave off Civil War
H.W. Brands, History

Law360
3 ways to disarm the next local subsidy arms race
Nathan Jensen, Government

11/22/18

Punch
Don condemns food importation
Toyin Falola, AADS

PressReader
Giving thanks for cars past
Sam Gosling, Psychology

BBC
How Hollywood nearly missed out on its greatest comedian
Donna Kornhaber, English

11/23/18

Austin American-Statesman
UT professor adds to American history retellings with ‘Heirs of the Founders’
H.W. Brands, History

Prospect
The beginning of the end for the Republican lock on the south?
Bethany Albertson, Government

Huffington Post
Dead malls and boutique bra fittings: the reinvention of retail
Nathan Jensen, Government

Nov. 16, 2018

11/12/18

Washington Post
The First World War ended with a whimper, not a bang. Here’s why.
Scott Wolford, Government

Reason
If this bill passes, possessing pot in Texas will be treated less harshly than distributing straws in San Francisco
Texas Politics Project

The Atlantic
Amazon’s HQ2 spectacle isn’t just shameful – it should be illegal
Nathan Jensen, Government

Houston Public Media
Texas is sending two Latinas to Congress for the first time
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

The New American
Democrats see another Obama in O’Rourke
James Henson, Texas Politics Project 

11/13/18

Waco Tribune-Herald
Republican wakeup call in Texas
Bethany Albertson and Sean Theriault, Government

Texas Standard
What we can learn about compromise from America’s second generation of statesmen
H.W. Brands, History

TIME
Why the US and Britain went back to war just a few decades after the Revolution
H.W. Brands, History

Christian Science Monitor
Heirs of the Founders’ profiles the ‘second generation’ of great American leaders
H.W. Brands, History

New York Times
American Inno
National Review
The Courier-Tribune
Huffington Post
GeekWire
The Seattle Times
Austin American-Statesman
Amazon HQ2
Nathan Jensen, Government 

11/14/18

KERA
Poll: Rural Texans wish there were more jobs, but they are happy where they are
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

CBS
Lt. Governor and soon-to-be Speaker of the House vow to work together
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
Listen to Season 1 of the Podcast Secrets of the Most Productive People
Art Markman, Psychology & HDO

WIRED
CBS
National Review
The Dallas Morning News
Dallas Observer
Amazon HQ2
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Daily Texan
UT implements prison education program
Sarah Brayne, Sociology

Christian Science Monitor
10 best books of November: the Monitor’s selection
H.W. Brands, History

11/15/18

The Conversation
Amazon HQ2
Nathan Jensen, Government

Northern Kentucky Tribune
History and politics book selections offer rich options at Saturday event
H.W. Brands, History

USAPP
The Democrats are about to remind us that while Donald Trump has great freedom in foreign policy, it’s Congress which holds the purse strings
Jeremi Suri, History

Washington Monthly
Amazon’s HQ2 will get a tax break designed to help the poor
Nathan Jensen, Government

USA Today
Win while losing? Beto O’Rourke, Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum may still be rising voices
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/16/18

Wall Street Journal
Why is it so cool to be gloomy?
David Buss, Psychology

The Daily Dot
Will Beto O’Rourke run for president in 2020?
Bethany Albertson, Government

Wall Street Journal
Heirs of the Founders’ and ‘Henry Clay’ reviews: lions of the Senate
H.W. Brands, History\

Politifact
Do women do better in Congress than men?
Sean Theriault, Government

Nov. 9, 2018

11/3/18

Fast Company
Can viral funding campaigns level the playing field in politics?
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Early voting ends in Texas with turnout far exceeding 2014 midterm
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Inc
Here’s how your bad days are actually good for you
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

11/4/18

Everything Lubbock
KXAN
State of Texas: the issues motivating voters at the polls
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
UT System employees contribute more than $300,000 to Beto O’Rourke’s campaign
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
With days to go, contest for attorney general shoes signs of a competitive race
Texas Politics Project

11/5/18

Yahoo
On eve of midterms, polls give Democrats edge on generic ballots
Texas Politics Project

NBC DFW
Economy, civility on ballot in key Dallas-area House fight
Texas Politics Project

PA News
No excuses: can’t win without real voters
Texas Politics Project

Houston Public Media
AG Paxton leads Nelson, despite securities fraud charges
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KUT
What early voting can (and can’t) tell us
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

This Morning
What our words say about us
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Chron
What Texans say are the most important issues they’re facing
Texas Politics Project

TCU 360
Sunny skies in Texas for Election Day
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

11/6/18

CNN
WTVR
Click Orlando
Amazon HQ2: the pros and cons of choosing two cities
Nathan Jensen, Government

Fox
Beto O’Rourke, Ted Cruz make last-minute appeal to Texas voters
Daron Shaw, Government

WLRN
Bloody political battles and the forces that keep the nation together
H.W. Brands, History

Patch
‘Sightlines Spoken’ examines art amid gentrification
Eric Tang, AADS and IUPRA

The Daily Texan
They noticed the difference we can make’: why the Asian-American vote is important this election
Sean Theriault, Government

KGW8
Veronica Escobar, Sylvia Garcia make history as Texas’ first Latinas elected to Congress
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Excitement around the Ted Cruz, Beto O’Rourke Senate race spikes as young voters mobilize
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

News Cut
What’s on MPR News
H.W. Brands, History

NBC
Latinos head to polls in a midterm election that has a lot to do with them
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

Texas Monthly
Greg Abbott wins a second term as Governor
Texas Politics Project

Daily Caller
Reuters: Beto O’Rourke wins even if he loses
Texas Politics Project

Newsweek
Donde votar: Latino turnout expected to surge in midterms
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

11/7/18

HPPR
Despite 2018 gains, it’s unlikely Texas will flip to blue in 2020
Sean Theriault, Government

Texas Standard
What happens when 196 years worth of experience leaves Congress in one year?
Sean Theriault, Government

WBUR
What Ted Cruz narrowly beating Beto O’Rourke reveals about Texas
Sean Theriault, Government

The San Diego Union-Tribune
Texas Democrats emboldened by congressional upsets
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

CBS
What’s next for Beto O’Rourke
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Huffington Post
Democrat Beto O’Rourke’s underdog Senate bid falls short in Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Standard
News roundup: two latinas are headed to Congress, a first for Texas
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

New York Times
Lasting implications for the Courts as Republicans gain in the Senate
Bruce Buchanan, Government

11/8/18

Fox
Recent violence aimed at minorities
John Hoberman, Germanic Studies

Texas Tribune
After a tough election night, “a wakeup call” for the Texas GOP’s hard right
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Psychology course requirement raises student concerns, ethical debate
Eunjung Lee-Furman, Sam Gosling and Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

Houston Public Media
Fort Bend County voters make historic changes to county seats
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

USA Today
Midterm elections: ‘A super good night for polling’ – but pollsters still get some key races wrong
Christopher Wlezien, Government

11/9/18

The Guardian
Beto 2020? How O’Rourke became a Texas sensation who could shape the future of the Democrats
Bethany Albertson, Government

Star Tribune
Review: “Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster,’ by H.W. Brands
H.W. Brands, History

Texas Observer
Texas Standard
Houston Chronicle
Entertainment Weekly
The ‘Beyonce feminism’ professor wrote a book, and it’s a masterclass on black womanhood
Natasha Tinsley, AADS

The Washington Post
Hot Air
Beto O’Rourke should run for Senate in 2020. He could win.
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
Trump’s nationalism looms over Europe’s WWI commemoration
Jeremi Suri, History

Abilene Reporter News
Can Texas Democrats build on base created by Beto O’Rourke?
Bethany Albertson, Government

The Washington Post
America’s long and painful history of domestic terrorism against racial and religious minorities
Joseph Peniel, History

Texas Monthly
Underdog: Beto vs. Cruz’ on 36 hours in El Paso
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

AP News
Consider war stories without romanticizing them
Tom Palaima, Classics

2 Guys on Your Head
Data
Art Markman, Psychology & HDO

Nov. 2, 2018

10/27/18

Vox
Texas independents break with tradition and go for Beto in a new poll
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Can Beto O’Rourke overcome united Texas GOP?
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

10/28/18

The Daily Texan
UT’s first year to participate in the longest-running election survey
Daron Shaw, Government

KFDX
Democratic wave faces GOP gerrymandering in US House races
Sean Theriault, Government

East Texas Matters
Congressman O’Rourke says he ‘wouldn’t concede’ that he’s down in the polls
Texas Politics Project

Channel 6 News
Nelson brings Mugshot Mobile to Wichita Falls
Texas Politics Project

The Brownsville Herald
Three out of four Texas voters say in UT/TT Poll they’ll vote in midterms
Texas Politics Project

Who. What. Why.
Polling site closures in Texas threaten upcoming midterm election
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

10/29/18

My High Planes
CBS
Party trumps gender in Texans’ views of #MeToo, UT/TT Poll finds
Daron Shaw and James Henson, Government and Texas Politics Project

UT News
UT/TT Poll: #MeToo movement loses traction as Texans grow skeptical
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Ted Cruz leads Beto O’Rourke 51 ro 46, Quinnipiac polls finds
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
GOP #MeToo antipathy hardens in Texas
Texas Politics Project

KZTV
Cruz maintains lead over O’Rourke in latest Quinnipiac poll
Texas Politics Project

CBS
Far from US-Mexico border, immigration debate dominates many 2018 House races
Daron Shaw, Government

KUT
The rise of Latinos as a voting force in Texas is ‘a drama in slow motion’
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

10/30/18

The Eagle
Texans want to hit the brakes on immigration, UT/TT poll finds
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Texas Republicans remain huge Donald Trump fans heading into 2018 midterms, says UT/TT poll
James Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Governmen

USA Today
Far from U.S.-Mexico border, immigration debate dominates many 2018 House races
Daron Shaw, Government

CNN
News 4 Jax
Blood donations after mass shootings might be unnecessary, study says
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

New York Magazine
What kind of person steals their co-workers’ lunch?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Dallas Morning News
Beto O’Rourke has raised twice as much cash as Ted Cruz, but other Texas Democrats aren’t faring so well
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Nearly 95 percent of Travis County is registered to vote, setting ‘modern-day record’
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Omaha World-Herald
Humanities Nebraska to host discussions on journalism, democracy and trust
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

What They Think
37th annual Kentucky book fair anchors week-long literary festival
H.W. Brands, History

The New American
Cruz maintains lead over O’Rourke, who has outspent the Republican 2-1
Texas Politics Project

Axios
Axios 8 update: Democrats aren’t running the table
Texas Politics Project

Fox
Discussing Cruz/O’Rourke race
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

KXAN
Students are small percentage of those voting in midterm elections
Sean Theriault, Government

10/31/18

IJR
2018 midterm election poll results: who’s leading in Arizona, Florida, and more
Texas Politics Project

Tai Lopez Show
How you can elevate your status without changing yourself
David Buss, Psychology

NY Times
For Beto O’Rourke, a road to victory winds through rural east Texas
Texas Politics Project

Fox
Sometimes it’s a full size Rolo, sometimes it’s pennies
Daron Shaw, Government

Progrexas
Texans’ top issues facing the state? Immigration and border security, according to the UT/TT poll
Texas Politics Project

KERA
Texas midterms may test whether grassroots passion shifted parties – and if it still works
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Washington Post
Varied blasts from the past at this weekend’s annual D.C. History Conference
Jose Centeno-Melendez, American Studies PhD Candidate

Dallas Morning News
Beto O’Rourke has raised twice as much cash as Ted Cruz, but other Texas Democrats aren’t faring so well
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

CNN
Megyn Kelly’s problems began long before her ‘blackface’ comments. Corporate America needs to step up
Richard Reddick, IUPRA, African and African Diaspora Studies

Fox
News 4 SA
Texas best in country for new voter turnout, could affect tight races}
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Daily Texan
Are polls for the upcoming election missing student voters?
Victoria Defrancesco Soto, Government

11/1/18

Sputnik News
US midterm forecasts call for divided Congress as races hit final stretch
Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
TribCast: UT/TT pollsters on the elections, Trump, immigration and #MeToo
James Henson, Josh Blank, and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

ABC
Poll: Immigration, border security are Texas’ top issues
Texas Politics Project

Fast Company
How Ted Cruz plans to bear Beto O’Rourke: play it simple
Texas Politics Project

Courthouse News Service
Indicted Texas AG fights to keep his job
Texas Politics Project

East Texas Matters
Special report: Who is funding all those political ads?
Sean Theriault, Government

Alcalde
UT professor Art Markman on fixed versus growth mindsets
Art Markman and David Yeager, Psychology and HDO

Houston’s Morning News
Send ’em all back – Joshua Blank sounds off on deporting all undocumented immigrants
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project 

Olney Enterprise
Library to host free live stream of symposium
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Evensi
A conversation: playwright Robert Schenkkan & CSRD Director Dr Peniel Joseph
Joseph Peniel, History

Good University
Texas Republicans remain huge Donald Trump fans heading into 2018 midterms, says UT/TT poll
James Henson, Josh Blank, and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

Wing Right
Health care poll
Texas Politics Project

The DC Chronicle
New poll shows Ted Cruz beat-oing Beto out of the race
Texas Politics Project

American Progress
Fact sheet: the realities of economic development subsidies
Nathan Jensen, Government

The New York Times
Near the Border, Beto Talks Immigration
Texas Politics Project

11/2/18

Wall Street Journal
Real time economics: U.S. jobs numbers on tap, Trump signals progress with China
Melissa LoPalo, Economics PhD candidate

Texas Tribune
Analysis: what we know about the Texas midterm elections as early voting ends, and what we don’t
Texas Politics Project

Wall Street Journal
Real time economics: U.S. jobs numbers on tap, Trump signals progress with China
Melissa LoPalo, Economics Ph.D. candidate

NY Times
Cruz might win the Senate, but the Democrats are winning Texas
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Think Progress
Texas Republicans suddenly love the idea of White House sending troops to the state
Texas Politics Project

Texas Monthly
Underdog: Beto vs Cruz and the final push before Election Day
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

CNN
We’re way past Willie Horton now
Joseph Peniel, History

Het Financieele Dagblad
‘Betomania’
James Henson, Texas Politics Project

Rewire News
These Republicans are backing Democratic candidates in the midterms
Daron Shaw, Government

The Hill
You don’t need ObamaCare to help people with pre-existing conditions
Michael Geruso, Economics

Waco Tribune-Herald
James Henson & Joshua Blank, Texas perspectives: can Beto move Texas women into his column?
James Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project