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Dateline Rice for Aug. 29, 2022 (Weekend Edition) | Rice News | News and Media Relations | Rice University – Rice News

Beto O’Rourke’s illness sets back his campaign for Texas governor
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science, fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and fellow at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Bloomberg (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-jones
Editorial Roundup: Texas
U.S. News & World Report (This Associated Press article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-jones
Editorial: If only busing migrants would spur comprehensive reform
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This editorial also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Aug. 28 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-jones
Experts weigh in on what needs to happen to keep the Texas governor’s race close
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-jones
WINS-AM (New York)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-jones (This segment aired five times.)

John W. Diamond: Loan forgiveness could fuel inflation
John Diamond, the Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and director of its Center for Public Finance, authored an op-ed.
Omaha World-Herald (This op-ed also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-diamond

Poor English skills? New AIs help researchers to write better
Tracy Volz, professor in the practice at the George R. Brown School of Engineering and director of the Engineering Communications Program, is quoted.
Nature (This article also appeared in the print and digital editions.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-volz

Probe exposes UAE-Israel unit to ‘sabotage GCC reconciliation’
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Doha News
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ulrichsen

Land mammal food webs have declined by more than half in past 130,000 years — study
An article features collaborative Rice research by Evan Fricke, Faculty Fellow in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and Lydia Beaudrot, assistant professor of biosciences. This research is also featured in a roundup from The Daily Galaxy.
The Jerusalem Post
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-fricke-beaudrot
What makes the human brain unique to how quantum physicists are looking for alien life (Planet Earth Report)
The Daily Galaxy
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tdg

American Muslims are successful, optimistic and patriotic: But Islamophobia is worse than ever
An article features Rice research that found Muslims are more likely than any other faith group to say they have been harassed by police based on their religion. Study co-author and graduate student Jauhara Ferguson is quoted in the Houston Chronicle.
Salon (This article also appeared in MSN.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-salon
Muslims report more religion-based police harassment than any other faith community, study finds
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front of the Metro section in the Aug. 29 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline. A similar article also appeared in IrshiVideos.com.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ferguson 

Carifesta at 50: Reflections and futures
Graduate student Adrienne Rooney co-authored a column about the 50th anniversary of Guyana’s Caribbean Festival of Arts.
Stabroek News (This column also appeared in the Aug. 29 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-rooney

Klimawandel hat Schaden durch Hurrikan Harvey verdoppelt
Cymene Howe, professor of anthropology, is quoted.
Spiegel.de (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-howe

Espectacular crea pánico en Texas
Bill Fulton, former director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Detona (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in Vanguardia.com.mx.) 
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-fulton

Oil is the outlier in the world’s post-COVID energy recovery
An article features a blog post by experts at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Forbes
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-bipp-post
Rice University scores No. 6 rank among best colleges in the US and No. 1 in Texas
An article featuring Rice mentions that it is ranked No. 6 in the nation, No. 1 in Texas and No. 7 overall for best value according to Niche. President Reginald DesRoches is quoted.
CultureMap Houston
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-desroches
‘KPRC Channel 2 News’
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-kprc

Essay: Managed retreat? Why Brays Bayou families chose to stay after Harvey.
Rachel Kimbro, the Herbert S. Autry Professor of Social Sciences, dean of the School of Social Sciences and author of “In Too Deep: Class and Mothering in a Flooded Community,” authored an op-ed. The editorial cites research by Kimbro and James Elliott, professor and chair of sociology.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front of the Outlook section in the Aug. 18 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-kimbro
Editorial: Harvey recovery isn’t over for many. It’s a cause.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Aug. 28 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-kimbro-elliott

From a harrowing personal experience, Julia Guez finds poetry in the pandemic
Alumna Julia Guez is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article was also featured on the front of the Zest section in the Aug. 28 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-guez

Houston’s Apollo Chamber Players brings the world together with a mandala
An article mentions that “Returning Souls” by Shih-Hui Chen, professor of composition and theory at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, will be performed as part of the Apollo Chamber Players’ “Silk Threads” concerts Sept. 9-10 at Rice’s Edith Bates Old Recital Hall.
Houston Chronicle’s “Preview” (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Music.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-chen

Rice, NASA to celebrate 60th anniversary of ‘moon speech’
An article mentions that Rice will host events Sept. 10-12 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s “moon speech,” which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962. Several additional articles mention Kennedy’s speech.
Greater Houston Partnership
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ghp
Editorial: Can we get back to the game now? College football super-conference makes us nostalgic for Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This editorial also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Aug. 29 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-hc
What is NASA’s Artemis program and why is it important?
NBC DFW Online (This article also appeared in Recently Heard and SwarajyaMag.com.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-nbcdfw
Going back to the moon with help from a Sacramento-based company
ABC 10 Online
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-abc10
Before reaching for the moon, let us save planet Earth first
News None
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-newsnone
La corsa alla luna come arma politica, da Kennedy a oggi
Corriere.it (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-corriere
Por que ficaram as missões do programa Apolo na história?
Publica.pt (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-publica
De vuelta a la luna 50 años después
El Correo (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in Las Provincias.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-correo
C-SPAN 3
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-cspan3 (This segment aired four times.)

Commentary: Back to school brightens the future of adults, too
Rice is mentioned.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This editorial also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Aug. 28 print edition, and it appeared online in The Dallas Morning News.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-expnews
Texas Heritage National Bank awards 7th Presidential Scholarship
The Gilmer Mirror
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tgm

Texas-Squared Startup newsletter No. 364
A roundup features several Rice news stories from the past week.
Texas-Squared Startup on Medium
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tss
WABE-FM (Atlanta)
Dan Wallach, professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about voting machine security.
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-wallach (This segment aired twice.)

‘Second Opinion with Joan Lunden’
Danielle King, an assistant professor of psychological sciences at Rice, is interviewed about organizational stressors.
KHET-TV (Honolulu)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-king

‘Great Day Houston’
A broadcast features the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co. Jan Odegard, executive director of the Ion, is interviewed.
KHOU-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-odegard

Implantable beads could destroy advanced tumors in a few days, scientists say
An article features a collaborative study using cytokine “drug factory” technology that found it can eradicate advanced-stage mesothelioma tumors in mice in just a few days.
WKRC Online
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-wkrc
KLIF-AM (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-klif (This segment aired twice.)

‘Reality of Wrestling’
Rice is mentioned.
KDAF-TV (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-kdaf (This segment aired twice.)
Walking setup used to power upper limb prostheses in the works
An article features collaborative Rice research developing a mechanical limb powered only by compressed air. Mentioned or quoted are Daniel Preston, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, alumna Rachel Shveda and Anoop Rajappa, a Rice Academy Fellow in mechanical engineering.
Health Care Asia Daily
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-preston-et-al

Houston Chamber Choir to present ‘Let All the World in Every Corner Sing: Ralph Vaughan Williams at 150’
An article features alumnus Yuri McCoy, a graduate of Rice’s Shepherd School of Music.
BroadwayWorld
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-mccoy

International policy experts warn LNG industry support needed in ‘two-front gas war’
An article features research by Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. 
Natural Gas Intelligence
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ngi

Is Diet Coke bad for you?
Alumna Sharon Fowler is quoted.
MSN Health (This article originally appeared in Live Science.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-fowler

Opportune bolsters investment banking practice, adds Rojo as co-head and managing director
Alumnus Daniel Rojo is featured.
ABL Advisor
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-rojo

10 stocks to buy according to Mark McMeans’ Brasada Capital Management
Alumnus Mark McMeans is featured.
Insider Monkey
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-mckeans
Milwaukee-based ECE appoints four new members to its board of directors
Adria Baker, associate vice provost for international education and executive director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, is featured.
Milwaukee Courier
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-baker

Compromise, not inflammatory language, could save us
An op-ed was authored by former Rice professor Bill Leeman.
Santa Fe New Mexican (This op-ed also appeared in the Aug. 28 print edition.) 
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-leeman

How not to break the ice
Burke Nixon, lecturer at Rice’s Program in Writing and Communication, authored an op-ed.
The American Scholar
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-nixon

The silly season
Rice is mentioned.
Shreveport Times
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-st
Rice Owls 2022 football preview: 5 key questions
Several articles feature Rice football ahead of its season-opening game against the University of Southern California Sept. 3. Head coach Mike Bloomgren is quoted in two articles. 
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-bloomgren
Rice defense, after up-and-down two years, expects to be up again
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Aug. 28 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-bloomgren
College football speed dating: Rice Owls
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-dctf
USC’s resurgence as college football’s most hated team: ‘Sports needs villains’
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-usc
USC vs. Rice picks, predictions: Who wins Week 1 college football game on Saturday?
MSN Sports (This Arizona Republic article also appeared in USA Today, and similar articles appeared in AL.com, Zaman Belcika, KABC Online, 247Sports.com, FanNation and Clutch Points.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-msn
‘Sports Sunday’
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-kprc
‘Eyewitness News’
KABC-TV (Lost Angeles)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-kabc (This segment aired twice.)

Rice spoils opener
Several articles mention that Rice’s volleyball team defeated the University of Houston 3-0, Louisiana State University 3-2 and Samford University 3-0 in the Tiger Classic Aug. 26-27 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
UHCougars.com (This article also appeared in The Daily Cougar.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-uhc
Cougars open 2022 at Tiger Classic
UHCougars.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-uhc
UH volleyball goes 1-1 to open season at LSU Tiger Classic
The Daily Cougar
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tdc
Tigers fall to Rice in five sets
LSUSports.net
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-lsu
Tigers suffer setback against Houston, split day one of Tiger Classic
LSUSports.net (This article also appeared in BRProud.com.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-lsu
Led by new head coach, LSU volleyball looks to return to past success
The Reveille
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tr
PHOTOS: LSU volleyball finishes with 1-2 record in Tiger Classic tournament
The Reveille
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tr
Bulldogs topped by Rice in game two of Tiger Classic
SamfordSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
Volleyball falls at LSU in season opener
SamfordSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
NCAA volleyball: Baylor beats Wisconsin; Texas wins again; racial incident at BYU
VolleyballMag.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-vb

WSOC: Huskies drop a 2-1 match at Texas State
An article mentions that Rice’s soccer team is slated to play Houston Baptist University Sept. 1 at Holloway Field.
HBUHuskies.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-hbu

Top 5 games and sports events in Houston this week: Aug. 29-Sept. 4, 2022
An article mentions that Rice’s soccer team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 4.
365 Things To Do in Houston
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-365

Sebazco game winner lifts Mustangs to 2-1 season-opening win over Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s soccer team was defeated by Southern Methodist University Aug. 18.
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
No. 23 Mustangs open 2022 season vs. Rice at Washburne Stadium
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
No. 15 Mustangs open home stand hosting Northwestern State
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
Women’s soccer’s Sebazco named to Hermann Trophy watch list
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
SMU women’s soccer embracing change, expectations
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
No. 23 Mustangs face ranked road match at No. 11 Tennessee
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
No. 23 Mustangs play to 1-1 draw at No. 11 Tennessee
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
Sebazco named women’s soccer offensive player of the week; Annen earns rookie of the week honors
SMUMustangs.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-smu
Homecoming for 12 players as NSU heads to SMU
NSUDemons.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-nsu

Late goal lifts Samford soccer to 1-0 win at Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s soccer team was defeated by Samford University 1-0 Aug. 21.
SamfordSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
Soccer opens season with 2-0 win at Jacksonville State
SamfordSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
Gazza named SoCon defensive player of the week
SamfordSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
Soccer to host Murray State and No. 12 Ole Miss this week
SamfordSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
No. 12 soccer stays on the road at Samford
OleMissSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-samsports
 
DeSmit, Sim propel women’s soccer to 1-0 win over Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s soccer team was defeated by Loyola University, Maryland 1-0 Aug. 25.
LoyolaGreyhounds.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-lg
Women’s soccer drops road match to No. 4 Virginia
LoyolaGreyhounds.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-lg
Women’s soccer looks to bounce back as they travel to face Rice
LoyolaGreyhounds.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-lg
Women’s soccer looks to keep momentum as they host the Penguins
LoyolaGreyhounds.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-lg

Houston Cougars 2022 football preview: 5 key questions
An article mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 24.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-hc
‘Sports Sunday’
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-krpc

Texas Southern Tigers 2022 football preview: 5 key questions
An article mentions last season’s football game between Rice and Texas Southern University.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Aug. 28 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-25-hc

2011 Ray Fischer champ Miles McConnell rallies for co-medalist honors, joins Verona’s Jim Doing in match play portion of US Senior Am
Former Rice golfer Bart Goodwin is mentioned.
Wisconsin.golf
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-goodwin

Fall 2022 sports preview
An article features former Rice football player Derek Ferraro.
University of Richmond’s The Collegian
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ur

New Apache Chief makes debut as TJC opens football season
An article features former Rice football player Josh Landrum.
Tyler Morning Telegraph
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-tmt

2022 SMU Mustangs football season preview
An article features former Rice football player Jake Bailey.
SB Nation
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-sbn

A closer look at FAU, FIU, FAMU, B-CC and Stetson
A roundup mention that Rice’s football team is slated to play Florida Atlantic University Oct. 15.
Orlando Sentinel
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-os

Ultimate prepper: Routine ensures Jefferson’s game-day readiness
An article mentions last year’s football game between Rice and the University of Arkansas.
WholeHogSports.com (A similar article also appeared in AL.com.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-whs

Louisiana Tech football game-by-game predictions in Sonny Cumbie’s first year
A roundup mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play Louisiana Tech University Oct. 22.
News Star
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ns

Which college football team is most popular in your area?
Rice football is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-hc
The 411: North Texas soars, UTEP crashes and how many Texas teams make a bowl
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-dctf
Big Ten football Misery Index: Michigan puts off the pain at least till Week 3
Detroit Free Press (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-dfp

C-USA hoping to ‘redefine ourselves’ with new programs
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
Bowling Green Daily News (A similar article also appeared in The News-Gazette.)
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-aac

Cowboys get game with rival Ragin’ Cajuns
An article mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play McNeese State University Sept. 10.
American Press
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-ap

Stats across Texas: Opening weekend sees a lot of prospects put up big numbers
An article featuring Chase Jenkins mentions that he has committed to play football at Rice.
247Sports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-247

Gardner-Webb baseball announces incoming recruiting class for 2023 season
Former Rice baseball player Dalton Wood is mentioned.
GWUSports.com
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-gwu
Stem cell research, misinformation to be examined at Baker Institute event
A Sept. 9 event from Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy will examine misinformation surrounding stem cell research and regenerative medicine. At best, the stem cell procedures marketed to the public are largely ineffective, and at worst, patients are exposed to severe health complications, said Kirstin Matthews, fellow in science and technology policy at the Baker Institute.
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-news-release-mattews

ROBE Array could let small companies access popular form of AI
A breakthrough low-memory technique by Rice computer scientists could put one of the most resource-intensive forms of artificial intelligence — deep-learning recommendation models — within reach of small companies.
http://dateline.rice/aug-29-news-release-shrivastava-et-al

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