Rice sociologist to release results from 32nd annual Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey April 23

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Rice sociologist to release results from 32nd annual Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey April 23

HOUSTON – (April 9, 2013) – Stephen Klineberg, Rice University Kinder Institute for Urban Research co-director and sociology professor, will release findings from the 2013 Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey April 23. The 32nd annual study covers such topics as Houston’s current economic outlook, quality-of-life assessments and perspectives on the region’s demographic transformations.

Klineberg will discuss highlights from the survey during a press conference hosted by the Kinder Institute at 9:30 a.m. April 23 at the Rice Welcome Center conference room, located on the first floor of Lovett Hall, building entrance B.

Who: Stephen Klineberg, co-director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor of sociology.

What: Results of the 2013 Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey. Among the topics covered are Houstonians’ assessments of job opportunities today, their financial prospects and the broader changes in the American economy; the preference for walkable urbanism; attitudes toward ethnic diversity and immigration, abortion, gay rights and gun control.

When: 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 23.

Where: Rice Welcome Center conference room, located on the first floor of Lovett Hall, building entrance B, Rice University, 6100 Main St.

Members of the news media who would like to speak with Klineberg about the 2013 Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey should attend the press conference and RSVP to David Ruth, director of national media relations at Rice, at david@rice.edu or 713-348-6327.

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