Nov. 29, 2019

11/23/19

Texas Tribune
Progrexas
Why Texan Republicans are launching trial balloons on gun laws
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Nigerian Voice
The Nigerian activist whose death shamed Shell
Toyin Falola, History and African & African Diaspora Studies 

11/25/19

PolitiFact
Austin American-Statesman
Here are six tips from PolitiFact for fact-checking your family during Thanksgiving dinner
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization 

NowThis
Professor accused of sexual misconduct chased out of classroom
Philosophy

KXAN
Nome recognition is ‘almost everything’ in race to challenge US Sen. John Cornyn
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

SaportaReport
Atlanta taps the breaks on some developer incentives. It’s not alone.
Nathan Jensen, Government

NBC News
Latino professors at the University of Texas are paid less, few are in leadership, study finds
Emilio Zamora, History

Texas Tribune
Michael Bloomberg spends $3 million on Texas TV ads as he rolls out presidential bid
Texas Politics Project

11/26/19

NBC News
Waco Tribune-Herald
Brownsville Herald
Why Texan Republicans are launching trial balloons on gun laws
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Some Democrats swear off oil and gas money, risking ‘third rail’ of Texas politics
Texas Politics Project

KFDX
John Cornyn, the senate seat and name recognition
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Tampa Bay Times
PolitiFact’s guide to fact-checking your family at Thanksgiving
Art Markman, Psychology and Human Dimensions of Organization  

Texas Standard
Biscuits, The Dole, And Nodding Donkeys’ tells the turbulent history of a time rarely recorded in Texas politics
Rachel Ozanne, History

Fall River Herald News
Fall River native tapped as director of LBJ Presidential Library
Mark Lawrence, History

11/27/19

The Conversation
Chicago Tribune
Houston Chronicle
Why support for the death penalty is much higher among white Americans
Kevin Cokley, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis  

Scroll.in
Sexual misconduct: Watch University of Texas students protest in class against Indian origin teacher
Philosophy

WRAL
Here’s how to fact-check your family at the Thanksgiving dinner table
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Hoy Dallas
Michael Bloomberg spends $3 million on Texas TV ads as he rolls out presidential bid
Texas Politics Project

11/28/19

BLARB
How Arthur Miller adapted Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice
Janine Barchas, English

The American Bazaar
Texas University students chase out Indian American professor over sexual misconduct charges
Philosophy

Nov. 22, 2019

11/16/19

Tampa Bay Times
A Trump tax break to help the poor went to a rich GOP donor’s superyacht marina
Nathan Jensen, Government

Denton Record-Chronicle
Texas needs to teach ethnic studies accurately
Kevin Cokley, Inistitute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and African & African Diaspora Studies

11/17/19

KXAN
Here’s a closer look at Royce West’s US Senate campaign
Texas Politics Project

KXAN
MJ Hegar leads the Democratic candidates for US Senate
Texas Politics Project

Valliant News
Trump sparks furor with video targeting CNN, fuels debate on presidential conduct
H.W. Brands, History

11/18/19

Austin American-Statesman
Trump to honor UT donor Teresa Lozano Long with National Humanities Medal
Lozano Long Iinstitue of Latin American Studies

The Telegraph
How finding your purpose in life could help you sleep better
David Yeager, Psychology

Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The Miami Herald
McClatchy Washington Bureau
Texas’ Ratcliffe rises as a leading GOP impeachment voice
Sean Theriault, Government

Daily Mail
MEAWW
Regions where voters had higher fear, anxiety and anger – such as Pennsylvania, Wisconsin
and Ohio – were MORE likely to vote for Donald Trump in 2016, study reveals
Sam Gosling, Psychology

The Swaddle
South Korean fake funerals show thinking about death can make living better
James Pennebaker, Psychology

NPR
Houston Public Media
San Antonio Current
KCRW
For supporters of abortion access, troubling trends in Texas
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project and Sociology

Houston Chronicle
Beto O’Rourke casts long shadow over 2020 Senate race in Texas
Texas Politics Project

MSNBC
Buttigieg rockets to first place in Iowa poll
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

Futurity
Pharmacies could better serve young black women
Texas Policy Evaluation Project

11/19/19

D Magazine
The Atlantic
The three personalities of America
Sam Gosling, Psychology

The Daily Texan
Center for Asian American Studies opens new location at Bellmont Hall, new major and initiative
Eric Tang, Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis and African & African Diaspora Studies

Austin American-Statesman
Austin visit two birds with one stone for Trump
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The New York Times
When you can’t afford a Jane Austen original
Janine Barchas, English

Herald Publicist
Regions where voters have neurotic personalities in the US and UK voted for Donald Trump and Brexit
Sam Gosling, Psychology

Rewire News
Gilmer Mirror
Despite Supreme Court win, Texas abortion clinics still shuttered
Kari White, Texas Policy Evaluation Project and Sociology

Austin American-Statesman
Historian Mark Atwood Lawrence named sixth director of the LBJ Presidential Library
Mark Lawrence, History

11/20/19

The Daily Texan
University internship program brings students back to rural, remote regions of Texas
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Atlanta Journal Constitution
Critics bash proposed $22.5 million incentive for Beltline project
Nathan Jensen, Government

The Daily Wire
Study shows men prefer looks, women prefer ‘social status’
David Buss, Psychology

Texas Tribune
The Texas House is looking for new leadership – and maybe a change in direction
Texas Politics Project

Spectrum News
Former Congressman calls for conservative action on climate change
Texas Politics Project

11/21/19

EE Journal
What the FAQ are ASICs, ASSPs, SoCs, SOMs, etc.?
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Fine Books
Books aout Books Holiday 2019 Edition
Janine Barchas, English

The Hill
2020 hopes rise for gun control groups after Virginia elections
Texas Politics Project

Spectrum News
Shifting suburbs: Women tipping scales in historically red counties
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

KXAN
KVUE
CBS Austin
Austin American-Statesman
The Dallas Morning News
CBS News
Protesters interrupt UT class to confront professor accused of sexual misconduct
Philosophy

11/22/19
Houston Chronicle
UT Professor explores American West in one-volume history ‘Dreams of El Dorado’
H.W. Brands, History

Bloomberg Government
Mass shootings spur limited GOP effort to curtail gun violence
Texas Politics Project

Nov. 15, 2019

11/9/18

Newsweek
Most Texas voters support stricter gun laws, new survey finds
Texas Politics Project

11/10/19

The New York Times
The Seattle Times
Bolivian leader Evo Morales steps down
Raúl Madrid, Government and LLILAS

Buzzfeed News
Young Texas Republicans are having an identity crisis
Texas Politics Project

WFAA
Texas lawmakers try to stop execution of Rodney Reed
Texas Politics Project

The New York Times
Father of Atatiana Jefferson, victim of fatal police shooting in Texas, dies
Christen Smith, African & African Diaspora Studies and Anthropology

11/11/19

Psychology Today
Can your day use some breathing room?
Kirsten Bradbury, Psychology

Fast Company
5 mindfulness techniques for letting go of control
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Texas Tribune
In Texas politics, a little ignorance can lead to bliss
Texas Politics Project

The Center Square
Star Local Media
Trump beats each of the top 4 Democratic candidates in Texas
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

My High Plains
Texans say climate change is happening, but it’s a highly partisan issue, UT/TT Poll finds
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

The Resilience Prescription
Smart Change with Art Markman
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

11/12/19

The Washington Post
Democrats are moving left. Will America follow?
Peniel Joseph, History 

Texas Tribune
Texas had 7 mass shootings over 10 years. Meanwhile, gun control has loosened statewide.
Texas Politics Project

San Antonio-Express
Don’t sanitize African American studies
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

Daily Kos
Impeachment polling notably well in onetime GOP strongholds Georgia and Texas
Texas Politics Project

Utah Public Radio
History of the American West from Past to Present with HW Brands on Tuesday’s Access Utah
H.W. Brands, History

The Hayride
Trump beats each of the top 4 Democratic candidates in Texas
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

TCU 360
Texas could halt campus voting sites
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Joe Biden ramps up Texas campaign, naming state director
Texas Politics Project

MSNBC
Republicans gearing up to defend President Trump
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The Collaboratory
Instinct w/ Art Markman
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

11/13/19

Houston Chronicle
Don’t sanitize African American studies
Kevin Cokley, IUPRA and African & African Diaspora Studies

KXAN
How the impeachment hearings are different from a criminal trial
H.W. Perry, Government

Marshall News Messenger
In Texas politics, a little ignorance can lead to bliss
Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Texas Breaking News
Julian Castro is poised to miss the cutoff for the November debate. Then what?
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Castro critique of Iowa and NH both brave and beside the point
Texas Politics Project

11/14/19

Patch
Researchers propose alternative Austin ISD streamlining
Annika Olson, Inistitute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

University of Michigan News
Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink: Black women face a ‘contraceptive desert’
Elizabeth Ela, Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Truthdig
Who really benefits from a Trump tax break for the poor?
Nathan Jensen, Government

11/15/19

Community Impact Newspaper
As community engagement meetings wrap up, AISD trustees set to vote on four school closures Nov. 18
Annika Olson, Inistitute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis

Fox News
Close races between Trump and Democrats in North Carolina
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

San Marcos Corridor News
In Texas politics, a little ignorance can lead to bliss
Texas Politics Project

The Chronicle of Higher Education
He violated sexual-misconduct policy. He’s back in the classroom. What should the University do now?
English

Nov. 8, 2019

11/2/19

The Daily Texan
Dreams of El Dorado’ voices triumph, tragedy of American West
H.W. Brands, History

Spectrum News
The next steps in the impeachment inquiry
Jeremi Suri, History 

Patch
KXAN
News Break
Texas voters evenly split on impeachment of Donald Trump, UT/TT Poll finds
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

11/3/19

The Medium
Inside Out movie inspires emotion research
Li Yang, Asian Studies

Fox News
Fox News poll: Biden leads nomination race, tops Trump by 12 points in matchup
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

11/4/19

Texas Tribune
Longview News-Journal
US Sen. John Cornyn’s rivals are unknown even to most Democratic voters, UT/TT Poll finds
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Texas Tribune
CBS Austin
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Mineral Wells Index
U.S. News & World Report
Courthouse News Service
Democrats don’t have a candidate who would beat Trump in Texas today, poll finds
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Reform Austin
Texas mass violence committee talks video games and masks, again
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

Paste Magazine
A plurality of Texans agrees with Trump impeachment
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Standard
Some younger GOP Congressmen say they know how to keep Texas red
Texas Politics Project

The Dallas Morning News
Biden, Warren lead in new 2020 Texas poll, but what happens to Dem race now that O’Rourke has quit?
Texas Politics Project

The Sun
Three more Donald Trump impeachment polls show HALF of Americans want him kicked out as he blasts ‘fake’ surveys
Daron Shaw, Government

Valliant News
Texas voters: Better parenting, stricter gun laws would make schools safer
Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

KERA
Democrats don’t have a candidate who would beat Trump in Texas toady, poll finds
Jim Henson, Josh Blank and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

11/5/19

Fox 7
Discussing recent University of Texas & Texas Tribune poll
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Voters are worried about leadership, border issues, health care and gun, UT/TT Poll finds
Jim Henson and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

Townhall
A soul-restoring movie for these difficult times
H.W. Brands, History

KTSA
Spectrum News
KVIA
Texas Tribune
Texans support stricter gun laws, but some ideas are out of bounds, UT/TT poll finds
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

The Texan
MJ Hegar leads in field of divided Democratic Senate candidates
Texas Politics Project

2 Guys on Your Head
Guns and suicide
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

2 Guys on Your Head
Audience Q&A: Money and happiness
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

2 Guys on Your Head
Flashbulb memories and decision making
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

KRLD Radio
Brownsville Herald
Dems hoping to unseat Senator Cornyn finding it hard to get recognized
Texas Politics Project

Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Texas Tribune
After Beto drops out, 4 El Paso lawmakers endorse Julian Castro for president
Texas Politics Project

The Dallas Morning News
What went wrong for Beto O’Rourke, new Texas presidential poll, Election Day is today
Texas Politics Project

11/6/19

Texas Tribune
Austin American-Statesman
Texans say climate change is happening, but it’s a highly partisan issue, UT/TT Poll finds
Daron Shaw, Government

Texas Tribune
Texas Standard
Bryan-College Station Eagle
On immigration issues, a wall between Texas partisans, UT/TT poll finds
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Area 45
David Leal on President Trump, Texas, and the Latino vote
David Leal, Government

EBONY
3 ways journaling can relieve stress
James Pennebaker, Psychology

Texas Standard
This UT program’s message: you can go home again
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

11/7/19

Austin American-Statesman
UT’s IC2 Institution taking on new focus, chief says
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Texas Tribune
The UT/TT pollsters’ latest survey of Texas views on politics and policy
Jim Henson, Josh Blank and Daron Shaw, Texas Politics Project and Government

Roll Call
Without Beto O’Rourke, Texas Senate primary is ‘wide open’
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Caller Times
Houston Chronicle
Waco Tribune-Herald
What can you do to thank a veteran on Veterans Day? Try this
Tom Palaima, Classics

11/8/19

Chicago Tribune
Without Beto O’Rourke, Texas Senate primary is ‘wide open’
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

MarketWatch
Cornyn touts energy bill as he ramps up re-election bid
Texas Politics Project

The Washington Post
Alton Telegraph
Two versions of Texas collide over gun measures and mass shootings
Texas Politics Project

The Texas Observer
Nobody’s beating you,’ Trump assures John Cornyn
Texas Politics Project

Houston Chronicle
Gov. Abbott should grant death row inmate Rodney Reed a reprieve, before it’s too late
Texas Politics Project

Nov. 1, 2019

10/26/19

The Tai Lopez Show
Learn to work on yourself before criticizing others
David Buss, Psychology

Austin American-Statesman
Deceit doomed Bonnen as House speaker
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

10/27/19

The New York Times
Steal this archive? Abbie Hoffman’s papers become a college collection
Bob Abzug, American Studies, History and the Schusterman Center

10/28/19

Business Insider
It’s Bill Gates’s birthday. When I interviewed him, he showed me how his brain works so differently than anyone else I’ve ever met
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Dallas Observer
Purple Haze: Another election, another round of “Texas is shifting Democratic.” No, really.
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

The Hamilton Spectator
Pittsburgh Post-Gazzette
Why do so many kids ‘see ghosts’?
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

Bloomberg
Good looks, good grades: ‘Attractive’ kids do better in school
Robert Crosnoe, Sociology

Discover Magazine
Humans’ “ancestral homeland” found, claim researchers
John Kappelman, Anthropology

10/29/19

Community Impact Newspaper
New Texas law legalizing hemp causes local enforcement haze
Texas Politics Project

Austin American-Statesman
Austin to be treated to rainy Wednesday, then bone-chilling Halloween
Troy Kimmel, Geography & the Environment

Inside Higher Ed
Equity for Hispanic Professors
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra and Alberto Martinez, History and the College of Liberal Arts

10/30/19

Big Think
Why we need to praise kids’ teachability – not just their ability
David Yeager, Psychology

CNN
Halloween shouldn’t be pure terror
Jacqueline Woolley, Psychology

Houston Chronicle
San Antonio Express News
Corpus Christi Caller Times
Lessons of Halloween are rooted in humor
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

Atlas Obscura
How Mexico’s most sorrowful spirit became a cultural phenomenon
Domino Perez, English and Center for Mexican American Studies

10/31/19

Los Angeles Review of Books
The prides and prejudices of book collecting
Janine Barchas, English

Sioux City Journal
Captain Hookup
David Buss, Psychology

Voice of America
Fundraisers at Trump properties trigger ethics concerns
Shannon Bow O’Brien, Government 

The Daily of UW
New research reveals deaf infants have more advanced gaze behavior than their hearing peers
Jenny Singleton, Linguistics

Bridge to Michigan 
Critics fear Michigan is promising the moon to land cloud data storage firms
Nathan Jensen, Government 

The Daily Texan
First LGBTQ+ faculty council studies climate, potential changes to UT practices
Victoria DeFrancesco Soto, Government

11/1/19

Texas Tribune
CBS Austin
Texas voters evenly split on impeachment of Donald Trump, UT/TT Poll finds
Jim Henson and Josh Blank, Texas Politics Project

Texas Tribune
Most Texas voters have heard little to nothing of the scandal that sun House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, UT/TT Poll says
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project

KERA
Longview News-Journal
The Texas Signal
Texas voters evenly split on impeachment of Donald Trump, UT/TT Poll finds
Jim Henson and Josh Blank

Hartford Sentinel 
Looking for a job? What they didn’t tell you in college
Art Markman, Psychology and HDO

LA Times Elections
Beto O’Rourke ends his presidential run as hype fails to match reality
Jim Henson, Texas Politics Project

Bridge Michigan
Michigan lawmakers want to expand tax break before it’s created a single job
Nathan Jensen, Government

KTSA
Most Texas voters have heard little to nothing of the scandal that sun House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, UT/TT Poll says
Daron Shaw, Government and Texas Politics Project