July 26, 2019

7/20/19

New Statesman
The Moon landing – fifty years ago today – reminds us of the importance of good news
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Good Men Project
A personal manifesto about Good Men
David Buss, Psychology

The Salt Lake Tribune
On Pioneer Day, don’t forget the people who were already here
Erika Bsumek, History

7/21/19

Washington Post
Puerto Rico has turned on its governor as deep unrest reaches the surface
Marisol LeBrón, Mexican American and Latino/a Studies

Daily Texan
Exclusion in STEM classrooms lead to lower graduation rates for minority students, UT study says
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

7/22/19

Yahoo!
The 2020 Democrats’ daycare and child care policy plans, explained
Jennifer Glass, Sociology  

7/23/19

Ladders
How to read people: 5 secrets backed by research
Sam Gosling and James Pennebaker, Psychology

Inside Higher Ed
Why Innovations Fail
Steven Mintz, History

LA Times
The massive push for Puerto Rico Gov. Rossello to resign grew from several key factors
Marisol Lebron, Mexican American and Latino/a Studies

7/24/19

Fox
Fox News poll: Will Mueller’s testimony matter?
Daron Shaw, Government

TribTalk
The new help law reveals a bigger problem: Texas needs better cannabis laws
Texas Politics Project

MinnPost
Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies
Nathan Jensen, Nathan Jensen

7/25/19

Fox
Fox News poll: Biden holds commanding lead for Democratic nomination
Daron Shaw, Government

Woman’s World
Have a hard time making decisions? Here are 6 helpful tips
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Inc
3 questions anyone who’ll ever interview you wants you to answer, according to psychology
Art Markman, Psychology & HDO

7/26/19

ABC News
Business Insider
Houston Chronicle
Mexican Americans saw own racial terror before ‘Red Summer’
John Moran Gonzalez, Center for Mexican American Studies

July 19, 2019

7/13/19

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
John Cornyn still leads Texas, but Dems see ‘record numbers of votes’ against Trump
Texas Politics Project

7/14/19

The Wall Street Journal
At what age do you meet your best friend?
Karen Fingerman, Population Research Center and Texas Aging & Longevity Center

Black Talk Radio Network
“Time for an Awakening” with Bro. Elliot
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

7/15/19

Austin American-Statesman
At what age do you meet your best friend?
Bethany Albertson, Government

Smithsonian Magazine
A lost work by Langston Hughes examines the harsh life on the chain gang
Steven Hoelscher, American Studies

Pennsylvania Capital-Star
Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies
Nathan Jensen, Government

7/16/19

The Globe and Mail
What is a real American, President Trump?
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

WBUR
Race and racism in Washington: Trump tweets, Democrats’ infighting and more
Peniel Joseph, History

Thrive Global
How to stop feeling so distracted at work – and see your productivity spike
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Spectrum News
O’Rourke’s fundraising numbers slip, while Castro’s accelerate
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Why the ‘go back’ attacks evoke the historical memory of pain
Emilio Zamora, History

7/17/19

Genetic Literacy Project
Long-term partnership or quickie hookup: Can evolution explain why a woman chooses one over the other?
David Buss, Psychology

Middle East Forum
Urge University of Texas to clean up Center for Middle Eastern Studies
Denise Spellberg, History and Middle Eastern Studies

The Globe and Mail
Conservatives rewrite video attacking Trudeau over detained Canadians; Indigenous Services Minister facing calls to visit Attawapiskat
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

7/18/19

RT
Home truths? Sam Gosling, professor of psychology at the University of Texas
Sam Gosling, Psychology

Sioux City Journal
The incredible sulk
David Buss, Psychology

Chicago Reporter
Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies
Nathan Jensen, Government

Spectrum News
Republican State Speaker starts PAC to hold GOP House Majority
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

7/19/19

Texas Tribune
Local Democrats hoping for statewide appeal in a Texas US Senate race
Texas Politics Project

Monster
What brain science can teach us about thriving at work
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Washington Post
I am more than the borders that have surrounded me. We all are
Oscar Cásares, English

npr
In lost essay, Langston Hughes recounts meeting a young chain gang runaway
Steven Hoelscher, American Studies

The Atlantic
The Squad and the Speaker
Sean Theriault, Government

Reporter News
Rep. Lambert: More amiable legislative session led to education, property tax wins
Texas Politics Project

2 Guys on Your Head
How to interview for a job
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO=

Law360
State & local tax policy to watch in the 2nd half of 2019
Nathan Jensen, Government

Dallas Morning News
Will Hurd walks tightrope on Trump, distancing
Eric McDaniel, Government

Greensboro News & Record
Winston-Salem Journal
NC Democrats bash President Trump’s controversial tweets while Republicans stay quiet
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

July 12, 2019

7/6/19

Voice of America
Is Ivanka Trump being groomed for a future political role?
Shannon Bow O’Brien, Government

The New York Times
Writing with your eyes closed
John Rumrich, English

7/7/19

The Guardian
Oba Sikiru Adetona professional chair lecture hold tomorrow
Toyin Falola, History and AADS

CNN
Trump keeps his promise
Peniel Joseph, History

Forbes
Work keeping you up at night? 6 ways to ease your mind
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO 

7/8/19

Texas Tribune
Progrexas
Gilmer Mirror
Why would politicians fix our immigration problems when they can campaign off the mess?
Texas Politics Project

7/9/19

Washington Post
WUWM
Ross Perot, eccentric billionaire who made two independent runs for president, dies at 89
Bruce Buchanan, Government

Independent Online
How to channel jealousy into something positive
David Buss, Psychology

2 Guys on Your Head
Interrogating embodied cognition
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Enterprisers Project
Job search depression: 11 ways to cope when you’re discouraged
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Texas Standard
The US and Iran need a ‘face-saving’ option to avoid war
Jeremi Suri, History

NBC News
As McConnell’s family shows, the legacy of slavery persists in most American lives
Daina Ramey Berry, History

7/10/19

The New York Times
Can states just say no to corporate giveaways?
Nathan Jensen, Government

San Marcos Corridor News
Motor fuels taxes in a changing Texas transportation scene
Texas Politics Project

7/11/19

The Conversation
Alton Telegraph
San Antonio Express-News
Fairfield Citizen
Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies
Nathan Jensen, Government

Austin American-Statesman
Will John Cornyn face reelection headwinds in 2020?
Texas Politics Project

KXAN-TV
How raising the minimum wage to $15/hour would impact Texas
Daniel Hamermesh, Economics (emeritus)

7/12/19

AlterNet
Here are 3 reasons why cities and states should shop handing out billions to companies
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Atlantic
The AI that could curb youth suicide
Stephen Russell, Sociology (affiliate)

Thrive Global
How to make virtual meetings less stressful and more effective
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

2 Guys on Your Head
The psychology of population
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

The Keene Sentinel
Radically rural
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Wall Street Window
Kiowa City Press
Why states and cities should stop handing out billions in economic incentives to companies
Nathan Jensen, Government

July 5, 2019

6/29/19

Brazosport Facts
Denton Record Chronicle
Jonathan Strickland and Joe Straus, still sailing in opposite directions
Texas Politics Project

IDRLabs
Evolutionary psychology test
David Buss, Psychology

The Good Men Project
The evolution of sex, power, and passion
David Buss, Psychology

6/30/19

Everything Lubbock
State of Texas: Texas Democrats face off on the debate stage
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

7/1/19

The Daily Texan
O’Rourke and Castro host competing events following first round of debates
Texas Politics Project

7/2/19

CBS Austin
Local author shares the key to job fulfillment in his book “Bring Your Brain to Work”

MSNBC
New CNN poll shows the importance of debates for contenders
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

CNN
Biden blew his chance to get in the right side of history
Peniel Joseph, History

MSNBC
Lawmakers appalled by conditions at TX border detention center
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

7/3/19

MarketWatch
Want to do your job better? Use your ‘jazz brain’
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Valdosta Daily Times
Jefferson, Adams: Of friends, rivals
H.W. Brands, History

The Hill
Celebrate your freedom by fighting for someone else’s
Karma Chávez, Mexican American and Latina/o Studies

7/5/19

Business2Community
The envy trap: Why we compare ourselves to others and how to stop it
David Buss, Psychology

Austin American Statesman
The bait and switch of Austin economic development
Nathan Jensen, Government

Poltiico
Who should be on the next Mount Rushmore?
H.W. Brands, History

Voice of America
A celebration of independence, in Trump fashion
Shannon Bow O’Brien, Government

Washington Post
Why I can’t take care of a plant
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO