Dateline Rice for Aug. 2, 2012

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

A Republican voice with tea party mantle and intellectual heft
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor and chair of political science and fellow in political science at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted in news items about the Texas U.S. Senate Republican primary runoff election. A link to the KTMD-TV broadcast is not available. Jones is also quoted in an article about a Texas House of Representatives race. Alumna Eleanor Darragh ’56 is mentioned in the New York Times article.
New York Times (This article also appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Lakeland Ledger.)
http://nyti.ms/ODtrnz
Rick Perry loses. Again
Washington Post
http://wapo.st/QeOInh
Cruz’s Texas tea party win spells tough times for Perry
Businessweek (This article also appeared on Bloomberg.com.)
http://buswk.co/Px9J8a
Tea party momentum steams ahead with Texas Senate upset
Bloomberg.com (This article also appeared in Businessweek.)
http://bloom.bg/MA6OfV
Ted Cruz defeats Dewhurst Texas US Senate runoff
FoxNews.com
http://bit.ly/OBnFj4
What does Ted Cruz’s Victory Mean for Texas Latinos?
FoxNews.com
http://bit.ly/R9W10V
Cruz wins Texas runoff moving tea partier closer to US Senate
San Francisco Chronicle (This article also appeared in Newsday.)
http://bit.ly/OJGNgL
Very low turnout expected
Politico.com
http://www.politico.com/morningscore/0712/morningscore649.html
On the same day, Ted Cruz and Julian Castro offer preview of battle for Hispanic voters
Dallas Morning News (subscription required)
http://dallasne.ws/N0ULea
From upstart to upset: Cruz wins with voter events, outside money and fiery message
Austin American-Statesman
http://bit.ly/QzzGb7
Surprisingly high turnout in Republican runoff didn’t help Dewhurst
Austin American-Statesman
http://bit.ly/Qgs6Tx
KRIV-TV
http://bit.ly/QgOhZH
KTMD-TV
Springer takes office in Tuesday surprise
Amarillo Globe-News
http://bit.ly/QxBxQA

Daily deals have more fine print
An article discusses research on daily deal websites such as Groupon by Utpal Dholakia, professor of marketing at the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business.
MSN.com
http://on-msn.com/QfqUj5

Top official admits FBI had al-Awlaki in custody before letting him go in 2002
For the the first time, the FBI has admitted publicly that it knew the radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki was returning to the U.S. Research by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is cited.
FoxNews.com
http://fxn.ws/OCvPaW

America’s top colleges
Rice placed 37th in Forbes.com’s annual ranking of America’s top 650 colleges.
Forbes.com
http://www.forbes.com/top-colleges/#p_4_s_a0_All%20states_
Rice University top Texas school on Forbes’ list
Houston Business Journal
http://bit.ly/NLvNB4

Shale gas offers energy security
Research by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is cited in an article about shale gas production.
The Australian (subscription required)
http://bit.ly/Mclmka

Who is Ted Cruz?
Alumna Eleanor Darragh ’56 is mentioned in articles about her son, GOP U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz.
Washington Post
http://wapo.st/MRrbJN
New Republican Hispanic star Cruz stresses American story
Reuters (This article also appeared in the Chicago Tribune, the South Bend Tribune, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Baltimore Sun, the Hartford Courant, WDBJ7.com [Roanoke, Va.], WSAU.com [Wausau, Wis.], WTAQ.com [Green Bay, Wis.], CTNow.com, KTWBTV.com [Colorado Springs, Colo.] and WHTC.com [Holland, Mich.].)
http://reut.rs/QwzI6o
Tea party’s Canadian-born rising star makes waves with Texas primary win
Globe and Mail (Canada)
http://bit.ly/OBEIBA

HOUSTON/TEXAS

India outage illustrates infrastructure woes
Russell Green, the Will Clayton Fellow in International Economics at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored this op-ed about the recent power outage in India.
Houston Chronicle
http://bit.ly/QAcf1u

Segregation by income in Houston is among the starkest in US
Over the past 30 years, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas have grown into the most economically segregated cities in the country, according to a Pew Research Institute study. Steve Murdock, the Allyn and Gladys Cline Professor of Sociology and a former director of the U.S. Census Bureau, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle
http://bit.ly/OLlrQ4
Income is San Antonio’s great divider
San Antonio Express-News
http://bit.ly/Qh70En

‘When We Ruled H-Town’ DVD release
The documentary "When We Ruled H-Town" will be screened at the Rice Media Center Aug. 2.
Houston Press
http://bit.ly/N59V0c

BROADCAST/WEBCAST

KTRK-TV
A story discusses the Girls Rock Camp Houston at Rice. The end of camp showcase will take place Aug. 5.
http://bit.ly/MdHVoQ
Girls Rock Camp Houston end of camp showcase
Houston Press
http://bit.ly/OrM3mW

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

The social integration is on (and intelligence follows)
Alumnus Dilip Venkatachari ’84 authored this op-ed about trends in social media.
ClickZ.com
http://bit.ly/R5OADw

SPORTS

Strykers’ Aquino dominating summer league baseball
McMurtry College senior Michael Aquino is profiled for his career in baseball.
Woodlands Villager (Texas)
http://bit.ly/QsW1HA

Carson, Cavs set for fall practice
Will Rice College freshman Zach Wright is mentioned in an article about the College Park High School football team.
Courier of Montgomery County (Texas)
http://bit.ly/ODtLQ2

Daniel Joseph Lehmann, Rochester Red Wings
Former Rice standout Danny Lehmann is featured for his performance in a baseball game between the Rochester Red Wings and the Columbus Clippers.
UltimateWoodlands.com (Texas)
http://bit.ly/ODrunJ

NEWS RELEASE

Rice University cyberspace experts available to comment on cybersecurity legislation
Two Rice University experts are available to comment on a cybersecurity bill under debate in the United States Senate.
http://news.rice.edu/?p=32125

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.