Dateline Rice for June 5, 2012

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

BBC Radio’s ‘Up All Night’
Edward Djerejian, founding director of the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about civil unrest in Syria.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01jhpfz/Up_All_Night_05_06_2012/
Public Radio International’s ‘The Takeaway
http://bit.ly/Mcg2fL

Why being yourself at work pays off
Hiding your true social identity at work can result in decreased job satisfaction and increased turnover, a new study shows. Mikki Hebl, professor of psychology and management, and alumni Eden King ’01 and Juan Madera ’05 are quoted.
FoxBusiness.com
http://bit.ly/LrryW0
Why it’s not good to hide vital information at work
WonderWoman.in
http://bit.ly/KFpVGw
Hiding who you are in the workplace could decrease job satisfaction
CounselHeal.com
http://bit.ly/KGkmaX

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Perry’s Senate stand angers tea party stalwarts
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor and chair of political science and fellow in political science at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in an article about Gov. Rick Perry.
Houston Chronicle
http://bit.ly/Manx75

As hurricane season arrives, Rice SSPEED Center plans for ‘next big one’
Rice University’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center is busy preparing for the next major hurricane. James Blackburn, professor in the practice of environmental law, is quoted.
Pasadena Citizen
http://bit.ly/KdJcME

He wants accounting to all add up
Alumnus James Doty ’62 discusses investor skepticism of audits performed on public companies.
FuelFix.com
http://bit.ly/JH9s0B

BROADCAST/WEBCAST

KPRC-TV
Jamie Padgett, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is quoted in a story about whether Houston’s bridges could withstand hurricane-force winds.
http://bit.ly/M7gigd

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Tiny tech to treat cancer
An article about nanotechnological cancer treatments mentions research by Jennifer West, the Isabel C. Cameron Professor of Bioengineering and a professor in chemical and biomolecular engineering, and Naomi Halas, the Stanley C. Moore Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Chemical & Engineering News
http://cen.acs.org/articles/90/i23/Tiny-Tech-Treat-Cancer.html

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Analysts try to define Romney’s foreign policy
Ric Stoll, the Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science and scholar at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in an article about Mitt Romney’s foreign policy positions.
WBUR.org (Boston)
http://www.wbur.org/npr/154268367/analysts-try-to-define-romneys-foreign-policy

Big firms say ‘no’ to oil with bioplastic
Rising crude prices are fueling a boom in bioplastics as manufacturers look for alternatives to petrochemicals in car seats, beverage containers, solar panels and other goods. Amy Myers Jaffe, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow in Energy Studies at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Bend Bulletin (Okla.) (This article also appeared on KTUU.com [Anchrorage, Alaska].)
http://bit.ly/NcMqEt

Brinkley book: Cronkite had ‘liberal bias’
An article discusses the new biography of Walter Cronkite by Douglas Brinkley, professor of history and fellow in history at the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy.
Newsmax.com
http://www.newsmax.com/US/brinkley-cronkite-liberal-bias/2012/06/04/id/441177

Free markets to the rescue
Research by Rice’s James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy is cited in an op-ed about oil production.
Townhall.com
http://bit.ly/M6ZiGF

2012 graduates honored during senior awards night
Rice is mentioned in an article about graduates of Aliso Niguel High School in California.
Patch.com
http://bit.ly/KczMz8

SPORTS

Rice gives Graham, 76, extension through 2018
Head baseball coach Wayne Graham received a multiyear contract extension.
Houston Chronicle
http://bit.ly/KdFxPd
Rice confirms five-year extension for Coach Wayne Graham
MyFoxHouston.com
http://bit.ly/McZnMw
Graham signs extension
FoxSportsHouston.com
http://bit.ly/KdFJOn
Graham signed to contract extension
SportsPageMagazine.com
http://bit.ly/MbIJJV

College Park grads Simms, Aquino, Cook help Rice at regional
An article discusses the Rice’s performance in the NCAA baseball tournament.
Woodlands Villager (Texas)
http://bit.ly/KcxYpQ

Rice coach Graham to testify on Clemens’ behalf
Head baseball coach Wayne Graham will testify on behalf of Roger Clemens.
Houston Chronicle
http://bit.ly/JIO5ft
Rice baseball Coach Wayne Graham to testify on Roger Clemens’ behalf
SBNation.com
http://sbn.to/M7WWYd

Nationals snap up Lucas Giolito
Former Rice standout Anthony Rendon is mentioned in articles about a Washington Nationals draft pick.
BaseballAmerica.com
http://bit.ly/M1McLF
Washington Nationals select high school right-hander Lucas Giolito with first round pick in 2012 MLB draft
FederalBaseball.com
http://sbn.to/M6XnGc

Correa goes No. 1, then Buxton; Appel to Bucs
Former Rice baseball stand-out Jose Cruz Jr. is mentioned in an article about Houston Astros draft picks.
MLB.com
http://atmlb.com/JSwlTt

Former first-rounder Ventura can’t relate
Former Rice baseball player Philip Humber is quoted in an article about the Chicago White Sox.
ESPN.com
http://bit.ly/Ka9GNj

Collegiate athletics flooded with Virgin Islanders
Lovett College senior Lauren Lewis is mentioned in an article about college athletes from the Virgin Islands.
Virgin Islands Daily News
http://bit.ly/JIPjam

NEWS RELEASES

Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs to speak at Rice’s Baker Institute June 7
Paulo Portas, Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs and minister of state, will discuss Portuguese and European trade and energy issues at the Baker Institute Energy Forum June 7.
http://news.rice.edu/?p=29620

Rice University to begin design of new tennis facility
Design of a new $7 million tennis facility at Rice University will begin this summer.
http://news.rice.edu/?p=29615

Rice research IDs vulnerable bridges
Preliminary results from research at Rice University show more than a dozen Gulf Coast bridges on or near Galveston Island would likely suffer severe damage if subjected to a hurricane with a similar landfall as Hurricane Ike but with 30 percent stronger winds.
http://news.rice.edu/?p=29634

About Patrick McLaughlin

Patrick McLaughlin is a news assistant in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs. Patrick is responsible for production of the daily newsletter Dateline Rice and maintaining databases of metrics of mentions of Rice in the news media.