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Rice’s Kinder Institute to release 2014 Houston Area Survey findings April 24
HOUSTON – (April 16, 2014) – Stephen Klineberg, co-director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and a sociology professor, will release findings from the 2014 Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey at a downtown luncheon April 24. The 33rd annual study covers such topics as Houstonians’ current economic outlooks, quality-of-life assessments and perspectives on the region’s demographic transformations.
Immediately following the luncheon at the Hilton Americas hotel, 1600 Lamar St., Klineberg will discuss highlights from the survey during a press conference at 1:45 p.m. in Meeting Room 230 of the hotel.
Who: Stephen Klineberg, co-director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor of sociology.
When:1:45 p.m. Thursday, April 24.
Where:Meeting Room 230, Hilton Americas hotel, 1600 Lamar St., Houston.
Members of the news media who would like to speak with Klineberg about the survey should attend the press conference and RSVP to Amy Hodges, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at firstname.lastname@example.org, 713-348-6777 (office) or 217-417-2901 (cell).
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Stephen Klineberg is a professor of sociology in the School of Social Sciences at Rice University.
Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research: http://kinder.rice.edu/
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