Rice to release findings from 38th annual Kinder Houston Area Survey

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MEDIA ADVISORY

Amy McCaig
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amym@rice.edu

Rice to release findings from 38th annual Kinder Houston Area Survey

HOUSTON – (April 30, 2019) – Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor emeritus of sociology in Rice’s School of Social Sciences, will release findings from the 2019 Kinder Houston Area Survey at a downtown luncheon May 13. The 38th annual study covers such topics as Houstonians’ economic outlooks and perspectives on the region’s demographic transformations.

Stephen Klineberg speaks about the 2018 Kinder Houston Area Survey at the Kinder Institute's annual luncheon.

Stephen Klineberg speaks about the Kinder Houston Area Survey at the Kinder Institute’s annual luncheon.

The luncheon will also honor Jeffrey C. Hines, president and CEO of real estate investment firm Hines, who is this year’s recipient of the Stephen L. Klineberg Award, which recognizes an individual who has made a lasting positive impact on Greater Houston.

Who: Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor emeritus of sociology.

What: Release of 2019 Kinder Houston Area Survey.

When: Monday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Klineberg will take the stage to release the survey findings at approximately 12:50 p.m.

Where: Marriott Marquis Houston, fourth floor ballroom, 1777 Walker St. Press check-in is also on the fourth floor.

Members of the media are welcome to attend and record the luncheon, but those seeking one-on-one interviews with Klineberg are strongly urged to set them up ahead of time. For more information, to RSVP to the luncheon or to set up an embargoed interview, contact Amy McCaig, senior media relations specialist at Rice, at 713-348-6777, 217-417-2901 or amym@rice.edu.

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Kinder Institute website: https://kinder.rice.edu/

Photo link: https://news.rice.edu/files/2018/04/kinderluncheon2-1ykfl1o.jpg

Photo credit: Jeff Fitlow/Rice University.

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About Amy McCaig

Amy is a senior media relations specialist in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.