Dateline Rice for Sept. 13, 2019

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Democratic candidates gang up on front-runner Biden
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science, fellow in political science at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and fellow at Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted in several political stories about the Sept. 12 Democratic presidential debate. Jones also is quoted in an article about Argentinian politics in the Petroleum Economist.
The Globe and Mail
https://tgam.ca/2O5VSPw
‘Aloof,’ ‘moralizing’ Elizabeth Warren enjoys sudden favorability spike
The Washington Times
http://bit.ly/2NYH719
President Trump changing traditional campaign strategies leading up to 2020 election
KHOU Online (This segment aired twice on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2O16BuE
Republican officials arrive in Houston, aiming to reinforce president’s support among Hispanics
Click2Houston (This segment also aired on KPRC-TV in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2ZX0Mpf
WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
http://bit.ly/2O2jbtx
‘Noticias 45 a las 5’
KXLN-TV (Houston; an English translation is not available.)
http://bit.ly/302vRIs
Argentinian crisis puts shale in limbo
Petroleum Economist
http://bit.ly/2ZYmBos

Trump administration ready to deport, turn back more asylum seekers after Supreme Court ruling
Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and director of the institute’s Mexico Center, is quoted.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 print edition and more than 30 other media outlets.)
https://wapo.st/2NVdNbT

Rapidly diversifying Texas raises Democrats’ hopes of turning the state blue
The 2019 Kinder Houston Area Survey, conducted by Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology at Rice, is cited. Klineberg is quoted in E&E News.
Yahoo! News (This ABC News article also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
https://yhoo.it/300wPVx
Electric vehicles: Battery, meet barbecue
E&E News
http://bit.ly/2ZY36MU

How Houston, hosting the 3rd Democratic debate, is a look into America’s future
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science at Rice, is quoted.
Good Morning America (This ABC News article also appeared in a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
https://gma.abc/2NVbsh4
Als die debatte host, multikulturellen Houston präsentiert nation demografischen wandel
Miet Spiegel (An English translation is not available.)
http://bit.ly/2NXXXgr

The changing face of school integration
Kori Stroub, research scientist at Rice’s Houston Education Research Consortium, is quoted.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
https://wapo.st/2ZVZDhO

Report on election security gains attention, and a sharp rebuke
Dan Wallach, professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
ProPublica (This article also appeared in 10z Politics.)
http://bit.ly/300fjAL

6 common college admissions myths
Yvonne Romero da Silva, vice president for enrollment, is quoted.
Yahoo! News Singapore
http://bit.ly/2ZWb09A

10 college majors with the highest starting salaries
An article highlights Rice’s electrical engineering program.
U.S. News & World Report (This article also appeared in MSN Money.)
http://bit.ly/2ZWYWET

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Insurers overcharged Texans $92 million last year, rebates are coming
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 (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 print editions of the Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News.)
http://bit.ly/2ZWdgOb

Panel co-presented by Houston Grand Opera and Holocaust Museum Houston
Matthias Henze, the Isla Carroll and Percy E. Turner professor of Hebrew Bible and Early Judaism and founding director of the Program in Jewish Studies at Rice, will participate in the panel discussion “How Identity Ages” at Holocaust Museum Houston Oct. 10.
Glasstire
http://bit.ly/2ZTLkdu

Houston voter guide: City Council at-large Position 5 candidates
A Q&A features and pictures alumnus Marvin McNeese Jr.
Community Impact Newspaper
http://bit.ly/2ZTSSx0

Houston voter guide: City Council at-large Position 4 candidates
Rice’s Center for Civic Leadership is mentioned.
Community Impact Newspaper
http://bit.ly/2ZZz9vV

11 eye-catching and vivid Houston art exhibitions for September
An arts roundup mentions that Rice’s Moody Center for the Arts will exhibit “Moon Shot” from Sept. 20-Dec. 21, and Rice Public Art will present “Off the Wall,” a site-specific installation that will be displayed at Rice’s Brochstein Pavilion Sept. 21-Aug. 24, 2020.
CultureMap Houston
http://bit.ly/2ZTTNxs

Houston-area colleges get high marks in US News rankings
Two articles feature Rice on U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best National Universities list. Rice is ranked No. 1 in Texas, No. 17 in the nation and No. 8 for undergraduate teaching.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/2LqiSHh
SMU scores spot among America’s best colleges in revered report
CultureMap Dallas
http://bit.ly/2ZXCDis

Outside the Megaplex: Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing Sept. 13-19
A roundup of alternative Houston-area movie theaters mentions that Rice Cinema will screen “La Flor” Sept. 13-15 and “Hot Grease” Sept. 18 and will and present “Low-Fi,” a collection of unusual films from the Rice Cinema archive, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 print edition, and it appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2ZVzEqV
http://bit.ly/2ZUrYVV

Toughest 10K Detour races to replace Toughest 10K Kemah
Rice is mentioned.
The Galveston County Daily News (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2O0uxOI

BROADCAST

‘Houston’s Morning Show’
Rice students provide an analysis of the Sept. 12 Democratic presidential debate.
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://bit.ly/2NWr0Bb

Skywaves, Houston’s new art installation in River Oaks District
President John F. Kennedy’s “moon speech” given at Rice Sept. 12, 1962, is mentioned.
KTRK Online
https://abc13.co/2ZUfnSx
Spectrum News 1 (Los Angeles)
http://bit.ly/2O3cSGf (This segment aired five times.)
‘Zolak & Bertrand’
NBC Sports Boston (This segment also aired on WBZ-FM in Boston.)
http://bit.ly/2O67h1M

‘Bay News 9 Your Evening News at 10’
An article mentions Rice’s Department of Sport Management.
Bay News 9-TV (Tampa Bay, Florida)
http://bit.ly/2NZaYGE

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Massive collision cracked young Jupiter’s core
An article features collaborative Rice research that suggests a head-on impact between a young Jupiter and a protoplanet resulted in a diluted core. Co-author Andrea Isella, assistant professor of physics and astronomy and of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, is quoted.
Eos
http://bit.ly/2ZS7vRk

How volcanic mountains cool the climate
An article features collaborative Rice research that suggests the formation of volcanic mountain ranges may be a source of long-term climate equilibrium. Cin-Ty Lee, professor and chair of the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, is quoted and graduate student Hehe Jiang is mentioned.
Eos
http://bit.ly/2ZYdDYd

Consultant Emmett to help expand disaster prep/response services
Alumnus Ed Emmett ’71, senior fellow at Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is featured and pictured.
BIC Magazine
http://bit.ly/2ZWki5u

Scientists find practical way to measure conductivity of carbon nanotubes
Research by Andrew Barron, professor emeritus of chemistry, that developed a new approach to measuring the conductivity between identical carbon nanotubes, is featured.
Materials Today
http://bit.ly/2ZXgrVx

iPhone trypophobia and chicken kissin’
A news roundup features collaborative Rice research that suggests a rise in asps, one of North America’s most venomous caterpillars, is due to netting live oaks to discourage pesky birds. Graduate student Mattheau Comerford is quoted.
MedEdge (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2ZX4jnv

AIAA awards 12 undergraduate scholarships
An article mentions that Jones College senior Savannah Cofer was awarded the 2019 American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics’ $10,000 David and Catherine Thompson Space Technology Scholarship.
7th Space Interactive
http://bit.ly/300fCLV

China, Japan raise pressure on US, UK in global ranking
An article about Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2020 mentions that Rice is ranked No. 105.
University World News
http://bit.ly/2ZWiGbZ

Australian research team achieves 21.6% efficiency in perovskite solar cells
An article mentions that Rice researchers developed single-walled carbon nanotubes that may be used to make more efficient solar panels.
Mercom India
http://bit.ly/2ZX4Ful

MarTech interview with Chris Johnston, founder and CEO at Adoreboard
An article mentions collaborative Rice research into using artificial intelligence for societal issues like how mood may affect obesity.
MarTechSeries
http://bit.ly/2Oa9IAP

Head in the clouds
An article mentions that Rice has won a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology research projects grant.
Communications of the ACM
http://bit.ly/2ZXyZVF

Anadarko, LLOG, Total talk offshore tech challenges
An article mentions the Rice Alliance’s annual Energy and Clean Technology Venture Forum held Sept. 11.
Hart Energy (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2ZUhMfY

Multicolor activated fluorescent dyes thanks to single atom replacement
Rice research into the development of a single-atom switch to turn fluorescent dyes used in biological imaging on and off at will is featured. A Rice video is included.
Medgadget
http://bit.ly/2ZXvcrB

Construction watch: University of Montevallo breaks ground on college of business building
An article mentions that Rice has won a share of $1 million in grants by the Department of Agriculture’s U.S. Forest Service to support the construction of mass timber buildings on college campuses.
University Business
http://bit.ly/2O6yyl3

Best cities for journalists 2019: Newspaper, TV and radio
Rice is mentioned.
FitSmallBusiness.com
http://bit.ly/2O0ZPFw
                 
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Author Lacy M. Johnson to speak at Fresno State
An article mentions that Lacy Johnson, assistant professor of creative writing, will speak at Fresno State University Sept. 20.
Fresno State University News
http://bit.ly/2O61fhE

Artist-curated exhibit at RISD Museum honors 50th anniversary of Warhol’s landmark show
An article features Andy Warhol’s “Raid the Icebox,” which opened at Rice’s former Institute for the Arts in October 1969.
The Providence Journal
http://bit.ly/2O07sfm

OER: More than half of all colleges and 2.94 million students using free OpenStax textbooks this year
An article featuring OpenStax, a Rice-based publisher of open educational resources, quotes Daniel Williamson, its managing director.
InfoDocket (A Similar article also appeared in Campus Technology and ATG.)
http://bit.ly/2ZXzkrI

On Friday the 13th, a full ‘harvest moon’ will be visible in the night sky
Patrick Hartigan, professor of physics and astronomy, is quoted.
WRCB Online (This article also appeared in Centre Daily Times and Angle News.)
http://bit.ly/2ZYi05z
Nothing spooky about it, but it’s rare for a harvest moon to coincide with Friday the 13th
Hawaii Tribune Herald
http://bit.ly/2ZV0Wxs

Pianist Mimi Minagawa to give free concert tonight
Robert Roux, professor of piano and chair of keyboard at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, is mentioned.
The Winchester Star
http://bit.ly/2ZX5vat

Purdue postdoctoral researcher named HHMI Hanna Gray fellow
Alumnus Daniel Gonzales is featured.
Purdue University News
http://bit.ly/2O1kZ6m

North Carolina’s 9th congressional district tribal vote could be blueprint
An article mentions that Gavin Clarkson attended Rice.
News Maven
http://bit.ly/2ZZiB7h

Sons of Serendip opens LCCA concert series Friday
Alumnus Mason Morton is featured and pictured.
Lincoln Times-News
http://bit.ly/2ZZjMDw

Universities team up to boost minorities in STEM academia
An article mentions that Rice, Texas Southern University and the University of Houston won a multimillion-dollar grant from the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate to help increase the number of underrepresented minorities pursuing academic careers in STEM.
eCampus News
http://bit.ly/2O0miT6

A possible solution to county tax assessment
The Rice Investment, an initiative offering full-tuition scholarships and grants to students from low- and middle-income families, is mentioned.
Webster-Kirkwood Times
http://bit.ly/2O11wTo

Baton Rouge Magnet High School students recognized as AP Scholars
Sid Richardson sophomore Ekrem Kizilkaya is featured.
The Advocate
http://bit.ly/2NVblSG

SPORTS

Rice‘s Tom Stewart ready for challenge of No. 12 Texas
Numerous articles mention that Rice’s football team will play the University of Texas at Austin Sept. 14 at NRG Stadium in Houston. Owl Tom Stewart is featured in the first Houston Chronicle article and Owl Prudy Calderon is featured in the Daily Texan. Eric Barber, assistant sports editor at The Rice Thresher, Rice’s student-run newspaper, is featured in a Q&A in the second Daily Texan article.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. Below is a sampling of articles previewing the Rice-UT game, which was mentioned in over 60 additional articles.)
http://bit.ly/2O0LVCY
Rice a ready-made remedy for No. 12 Texas
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 75 other media outlets.
http://bit.ly/2NYBiAF
Texas needs rebound win against Rice after early loss
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 75 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2NVfh5X
College football preview: Texas at Rice
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2NXUYEU
http://bit.ly/2NXVEKs
College football preview: No. 12 Texas at Rice
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2Oau399
http://bit.ly/2O0vBT1
Texas loses another safety, but gets back RB Daniel Young for Rice
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 online and print editions of the San Antonio Express-News, and it appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2NZ9wUJ
http://bit.ly/2O36IWD
Expect to see more four-linebacker sets when No. 12 Texas plays Rice
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News, and it appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/31mndB8
http://bit.ly/2O9Un3d
Texas defense picking up the pieces after LSU loss
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 print editions of the Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News.)
http://bit.ly/2ZWl5n1
OC Tim Beck has high praise for tackles Sam Cosmi, Derek Kerstetter
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News, and it appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2ZXNHft
http://bit.ly/2ZX6szz
Despite struggles, Texas DC Todd Orlando believes breakthrough is coming
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2ZW3rje
2019 Week 3 preview: Rice Owls vs. Texas Longhorns
SB Nation
http://bit.ly/2O0vYwT
What to watch for as UT takes on Rice this weekend at NRG Stadium
Click2Houston   
http://bit.ly/2ZW79ta
Opponents to watch: Calderon is hope for defense amid quarterback crisis
The Daily Texan
http://bit.ly/2O6iKyJ
Notes from the opponent: Eric Barber, The Rice Thresher
The Daily Texan
http://bit.ly/300kiRZ
‘Houston’s Morning Show 9 a.m.’
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://bit.ly/2NVrF5X
‘KXAN News Today’
KXAN-TV (Austin)
http://bit.ly/2O0feG4
KTXX-AM (Austin, Texas)
http://bit.ly/2NXXj2E

Texas trio started their bonding at Rice
An article features former Rice assistant football coach Tom Herman. Former head coach David Baliff, former Athletics Director Chris Del Conte and former assistant coach Yancy McKnight are mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2NZZrqt

Oregon State women’s soccer routs Houston, 5-0, to improve to 6-0
An article mentions that Rice’s women’s soccer team will play Oregon State University Sept. 15.
The Register-Guard (This article also appeared in the Corvallis Gazette Times.)
http://bit.ly/2ZVzPSQ
‘KEZI 9 News at 11:00’
KEZI-TV (Eugene, Oregon)
http://bit.ly/2O2j4hB

Lone Star Conference football roundup: LSC teams go 7-2 in first week
Former Rice football player Miklo Smalls is mentioned.
Herald-Banner
http://bit.ly/2O184kW

101-year-old Houstonian embodies a century of Houston history
Rice football is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2ZScVMa

Comments according to Doc … wise up!
An article mentions that John William Heisman was Rice’s first full-time football coach.
Montgomery County News
http://bit.ly/2NZgIAk

John Werner’s college picks: Sooners will put Hurts on Bruins
An article mentions that Rice’s football team will play Baylor University Sept. 21.
Waco Tribune-Herald
http://bit.ly/300lDrZ

Astros’ Alex Bregman nominated for MLB’s Roberto Clemente Award
Former Rice baseball player Anthony Rendon is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sept. 13 print edition, and it appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2ZSdwxo
http://bit.ly/2ZXIww4

10 things to do in San Antonio this weekend: Sept. 12-15
An article mentions that Rice’s football team was defeated by Army 14-7 Aug. 30.
San Antonio Magazine
http://bit.ly/2ZXIG6E
Army heads to Texas to take on UTSA Roadrunners
SB Nation
http://bit.ly/2O18uI2

SMU releases depth chart for Texas State game
Former Rice football player Kylen Granson is featured.
247Sports.com
http://bit.ly/2O65DNE

In focus: Volleyball’s Taylor Bannister
An article mentions former Rice women’s basketball player Pennie Bannister.
LSUSports.net
http://bit.ly/2ZYU2qX

Good qualifiers vs. tournament players: What’s a coach to do?
An article featuring Rice’s golf team quotes head coach Justin Emil.
AmateurGolf.com
http://bit.ly/2ZZlZyO

TAMUC — Sports
A Texas A&M University-Commerce sports roundup features former Rice head football coach David Bailiff.
EastTexasRadio.com
http://bit.ly/2ZUmqut
No. 12 Lions head more than 2,000 miles northwest to face Western Oregon
Commerce Journal

http://bit.ly/2NZukLH

NEWS RELEASE

Bank compliance costs jumped more than $50B a year after Dodd-Frank Act, Rice expert finds
The new issue brief “Costs of Compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act” by Thomas Hogan, a fellow in public finance at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, suggests that the Dodd-Frank Act roughly doubled the number of regulations applied to U.S. banks, which hiked their compliance costs by more than $50 billion per year.
http://bit.ly/2ZULbqh

About Stefan De La Garza

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