Dateline Rice for May 6, 2020

FEATURED ITEMS

Wednesday’s show: COVID-19 demographics and local Pulitzer winners (May 6, 2020)
Several articles and broadcasts feature Caleb McDaniel, associate professor of history, who won a Pulitzer Prize for History for his book “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution.” McDaniel is the first Rice faculty member to win a Pulitzer.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-mcdaniel
Rice University professor scores prestigious Pulitzer Prize for book on slavery
CultureMap Houston
http://dateline.rice/may-6-mcdaniel
L.A. Times’ Christopher Knight Wins Pulitzer
Glasstire
http://dateline.rice/may-6-mcdaniel

COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Rice: Just 1 in 10 Houstonians with possible COVID-19 symptoms getting tested
Just 1 in 10 Houstonians displaying symptoms associated with COVID-19 have been tested for the virus, according to the early results of Rice’s collaborative COVID-19 Registry, which aims to compile a demographic portrait of the pandemic’s impact on Houston and has nearly 4,000 respondents. Marie Lynn Miranda, director of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative and professor of statistics at Rice, is quoted and interviewed.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the May 6 print edition. )
http://dateline.rice/may-6-miranda
Rice University study reveals symptomatic Houstonians are not getting tested for COVID-19
Click2Houston
http://dateline.rice/may-6-miranda
HPM local newscast for 6 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-covid-registry
HPM local newscast for 7 a.m., Wednesday, May 6, 2020
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-covid-registry
Wednesday’s show: COVID-19 demographics and local Pulitzer winners (May 6, 2020)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-covid-registry

Rice to reopen campus in the fall with in-person, remote classes
An article reports that Rice plans to reopen this fall, with substantial changes, including classes held simultaneously in-person and online, flexible start dates for international students and a shortened fall semester. President David Leebron is quoted and pictured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the May 6 print edition. )
http://dateline.rice/may-6-leebron
Are colleges ready for a different kind of teaching this fall?
The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://dateline.rice/may-6-fall-changes
Houston coronavirus updates: May 5, 2020
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-leebron
Texas A&M, UH systems plan to open colleges this fall
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the May 6 print edition of the Chronicle’s Kingwood Observer and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-leebron
Colleges, universities prepare for social distancing in fall, potential drop in enrollment
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-fall-changes

In oil shock Texas banks face test
James Weston, the Harmon Whittington Professor of Finance at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
MSN (This article originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-weston

Sick-leave policies have changed for employers, but experts say they’re tricky to navigate

Larry Stuart, lecturer of management at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
Yahoo! Life
http://dateline.rice/may-6-stuart

Erdogan’s cold war with Saudi Arabia and UAE
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Al-Monitor
http://dateline.rice/may-6-ulrichsen

Two financial lessons we should all learn from the pandemic
Utpal Dholakia, the George R. Brown Professor of Marketing at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, authored four articles.
Psychology Today
http://dateline.rice/may-6-dholakia
Why the world will stretch after the pandemic
Psychology Today
http://dateline.rice/may-6-dholakia
Are organizations measuring diversity the right way?
Psychology Today
http://dateline.rice/may-6-dholakia
How anxiety affects our personal finances
Psychology Today
http://dateline.rice/may-6-dholakia

Financial distress among doctors and hospitals — despite COVID-19 — weighs heavily on economy
Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy’s Center for Health and Biosciences, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (This Washington Post article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-ho

Virtual symposium to explore ‘Life After COVID-19: A Brave New World’
An article mentions that Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, will participate in the virtual panel discussion “Life After COVID-19: A Brave New World” May 17.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-brinkley
How Anthony Fauci became the nations’s voice on the coronavirus

Neosho Daily News

http://dateline.rice/may-6-brinkley

‘Music begins where words end’: Meet ASO member Julia Grenfell
Leone Buyse, the Joseph and Ida Kirkland Mullen Professor of Flute at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, is mentioned.
InDaily
http://dateline.rice/may-6-buyse

Health care workers living in treehouses, RVs to protect families
An article mentions that Wiess and Hanszen colleges were opened as temporary housing for front-line medical workers at the TMC.
MSN (This Texas Tribune article also appeared in Houston Patch and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-msn

Researchers are analyzing sewage to track coronavirus
A broadcast mentions that experts from Rice have partnered with officials from Houston to test wastewater to track the spread of the coronavirus.
WZDX Online
http://dateline.rice/may-6-wzdx

Opinion: Local universities doing good job in fight against coronavirus 
An article focuses on NEST360°, an international collaboration between the Rice 360° Institute for Global Health and other institutions around the world aimed at developing critical neonatal technologies for low-resource environments.
Tuko
http://dateline.rice/may-6-tuko

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Rice creates entrepreneurship minor, Houston tech jobs grow, and more innovation news
An article mentions that Rice’s Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Jones Graduate School of Business and Brown School of Engineering are teaming up to provide a minor in entrepreneurship for undergraduate students. Yael Hochberg, the Ralph S. O’Connor Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
InnovationMap
http://dateline.rice/may-6-hochberg

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Hydrogen could transform global energy system as ‘a natural substitute’ for fossil fuels
The production of hydrogen must benefit the environment if it is to transform the global energy landscape, according to a study by co-authors Rachel Meidl, fellow in energy and environment at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, and graduate student Emily Yedinak.
Recharge
http://dateline.rice/may-6-meidl-yedinak

‘Artificial leaf’ device turns water and sunlight into hydrogen fuel
An article features Rice research that created an efficient, low-cost device that splits water to produce hydrogen fuel. Co-authors Jun Lou, associate chair and professor of materials science and nanoengineering, and postdoctoral fellow Jia Liang are cited.
New Atlas (This article also appeared in Design Products & Applications.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-lou-liang

Electronics 3D printing, part one: History of 3D printing electronics
An article mentions that Rice researchers have developed organic solar cells that can be painted onto 3D surfaces.
3DPrint.com
http://dateline.rice/may-6-3D

SPORTS

Former BC wide receiver Christian McStravick transfers to Rice
An article mentions that Christian McStravick plans to transfer to Rice to play football.
Sports Illustrated
http://dateline.rice/may-6-si

Conference USA likely keeping 18-game conference basketball schedule
An article mentions that Rice is a member of Conference USA.
Charleston Gazette-Mail (This article also appeared in the Herald-Dispatch.)
http://dateline.rice/may-6-cgm

Voices of the SEC: Picking every 2020 SEC football game
An article mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play Louisiana State University Sept. 19 at NRG Stadium in Houston.
Tennessean
http://dateline.rice/may-6-tennessean

Bonner picked as Wildcats next coach
Rhett Bonner, former head of basketball operations at Rice, is featured.
The Yadkin Ripple
http://dateline.rice/may-6-rip

About Stefan De La Garza

Stefan De La Garza is a news analyst in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.