H.W. Brands’ (History) new biography on Ulysses Grant, “The Man Who Saved the Union,” was featured in several media outlets, including the Boston Globe and the Wall Street Journal.
Kate Brooks (Liberal Arts Career Services) shared some tips on how to mine job references in the Atlantic. She was also quoted in a Chicago Tribune story about the rise in college graduates still living at home.
Bruce Buchanan (Government) share insight into how changes in the unemployment rate in the swing states influences voters in Businessweek.
David Buss (Psychology) discussed the evolution of mate selection in a Slate story titled “Good News for Women Who Want Men Who Cook and Clean.” His research was also featured in a New Yorker story about the merit of evolutionary psychology research.
Bill Swann’s (Psychology) research was featured in a Psychology Today article on how to improve self-esteem.
Dan Hamermesh’s (Economics) published an op-ed in U.S. News & World report about “fakers” and “takers” who exploit government entitlement programs.
James Henson (Government) was quoted in a New York Times story about the sluggish increase of Democrats in Texas.
Lars Hinrichs’ (English) Texas twang research has been featured in numerous publications, including Texas Monthly, the Houston Chronicle and the Dallas Morning News.
H.W. Brands’ (History) new book “The Man Who Saved the Union” was featured in several publications and radio shows, including NPR, the Boston Globe and the Daily Beast.
Kate Brooks (Liberal Arts Career Services) shared career advice in a Forbes story titled “How to Get a Raise When They’re Not Handing Them Out.”
Reuters tapped Bruce Buchanan’s (Government) expertise for a story about the presidential debate on foreign policy.
A new study led by David Buss (Psychology), which found the undiagnosed costs of rape, was featured in several publications, including U.S. News & World Report, Huffington Post, and Science Daily.
Sam Gosling’s (Psychology) “Snoop” research was featured in a Businessweek story about the psychology of cubicle décor. He was also featured on the Today Show for a segment on “cat people” vs. “dog people.”
Paige Harden’s (Psychology) new study, which links age at first sexual experience to happy romantic relationships later in life, was featured in several media outlets, including The Atlantic, Huffington Post, Science Daily and CBS News.
Findings from the Texas Tribune/Texas Politics Project poll, led by James Henson (Government), were featured in Businessweek and the New York Times.
Lars Hinrich’s (English) research on the transformation of Texas twang was featured in TIME and MSNBC.
Keisha Bentley-Edwards (African and African Diaspora Studies) was quoted in a Nov. 12 USA Today story about race discrimination in higher education.
H.W. Brands’ (History) new biography on Ulysses Grant, “The Man Who Saved the Union,” was featured in in USA Today on Nov. 14. He was also quoted in a Nov. 18 NPR story titled “Debt Talks a ‘Roosevelt Moment’ for Obama.”
David Buss (Psychology) discussed the psychology of adultery in a Nov. 14 NPR interview.
Dan Hamermesh (Economics) shared insight into the economics of time in a Nov. 6 Marketplace story about waiting in long lines at the election polls. He was also featured in a Nov. 1 New York Times story about Federal help for the long-term unemployed.
Jim Henson (Government) was quoted in a Nov. 1 Christian Science Monitor story titled “War on Poverty? Why Presidential Campaigns Don’t Talk about the Poor.” His Texas Politics Project poll was featured in a New York Times roundup of best and worst political polls in the 2012 presidential race on Nov. 10.
John Hoberman’s (Germanic Studies) research on sports doping was featured in a Nov. 17 ESPN story titled “The Cultural Phenomenon of Doping.”
James Pennebaker’s (Psychology) write-to-heal research was featured in a Nov. 25 New York Times story about the health benefits of journaling.
Emilio Zamora (History) shared commentary on the history of the Latino vote in a Nov. 25 Fox News Latino story titled “John F. Kennedy First President to Reach out to Latino Voters.”
Joe Potter (Sociology/Population Research Center) explained how cutting funding for Planned Parenthood would hurt clinics and patients in a Nov. 8 Bloomberg story.
Kate Brooks (Liberal Arts Career Services) discussed the value of career fairs in a Dec. 3 Forbes story.
Bruce Buchanan (Government) shared insight into President Obama’s stance on gun control in a Dec. 17 Christian Science Monitor story.
In response to the Sandy Hook shooting, King Davis (African and African Diaspora Studies) published an op-ed in the Houston Chronicle titled “Confronting Society’s Fascination with Violence” on Dec. 30.
Jennifer Glass’ (Sociology/Population Research Center) new study, which found telecommuting adds strain and longer hours to the workday, was featured in several national media outlets, including the Washington Post, Forbes, and CBS Moneywatch.
Lars Hinrichs (English) discussed his research on the evolution of Texas twang in a Dec. 5 NPR story titled “Texas Twang Fixin’ to Ride off into the Sunset.”
Art Markman (Psychology) shared insight into the psychology of innovative leadership in a Dec. 4 Harvard Business Review op-ed titled “How to Create an Innovation Ecosystem.”