Dateline Rice for Oct. 21, 2019 (Weekend Edition)

FEATURED ITEMS

How to mourn a glacier
Lacy Johnson, assistant professor of creative writing, authored an article about Okjökull, Iceland’s first glacier lost to climate change. Rice faculty members Cymene Howe, associate professor of anthropology, and Dominic Boyer, professor of anthropology, who installed a monument Aug. 18 at the site of the former glacier, are mentioned. The Houston Chronicle mentions that Johnson will lead a Q&A with author Cameron Dezen Hammon Oct. 22 at Brazos Bookstore in Houston.
The New Yorker
http://bit.ly/35SOTA9
Faith and feminism dominate Houston author Cameron Dezen Hammon’s new book
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 21 print edition of the Chronicle, and it appeared online in the San Francisco Chronicle.)
http://bit.ly/33T0MnF

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Expanding the ‘Squad’: US liberals challenge moderate Democrats to move party left
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 or interviewed in numerous media outlets.
Reuters (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
https://reut.rs/2W4zw3c
Prof: Ukraine incident moved forward Perry’s resignation but he was due to retire at end of year
Sputnik News
http://bit.ly/35PFoSe
Sylvester Turner could win Houston mayor’s race without runoff, UH poll finds
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 20 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/2BtpEWW
Analyzing the UH Hobby School poll
Fox 26 Online (This article also appeared in KRIV-TV in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2MY9eLL
Houston Newsmakers: Latest survey shows Houston mayor with significant advantage
Click2Houston (This segment also aired on KPRC-TV in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2MwbAT4
UH Hobby School poll shows Turner leading in Houston mayoral race
University of Houston News
http://bit.ly/2qxL4Ac
Houston mayoral election survey 2019
University of Houston News (This article also appeared in Mirage News.)
http://bit.ly/2JbJ5b9
UH Hobby School poll finds Turner leading mayoral race; flooding big issue
KTRH.iheart.com (This article also appeared in KPRC Online.)
https://ihr.fm/2Bxa2SC
HPM Local Newscast for 5 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2VYZogN
HPM Local Newscast for 6 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/31x1kOA
HPM Local Newscast for 7 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2MwFg2k
HPM Local Newscast for 8 a.m., Monday, Oct. 21, 2019
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2p09HVJ
Minority voters carrying the day for Turner
Urban Reform
http://bit.ly/35UxVS3

Patterned dish reveals new info about early embryo
An article highlights collaborative Rice research that developed a technique to make the most comprehensive analysis yet of signaling pathways that drive patterning of human ectoderm. Co-authors Aryeh Warmflash, assistant professor of biosciences and bioengineering, and graduate student George Britton are quoted.
Futurity
http://bit.ly/2P74syk

‘It’s the only way to get paid’: A struggle for Citgo, Venezuela’s US oil company
Francisco J. Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, the Center for the United States and Mexico and the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted.
The New York Times (This article appeared in the Oct. 19 print edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
https://nyti.ms/2Mq97JD
In oil-rich region, Venezuelans fear catastrophe if Trump forces Chevron to leave
Hellenic Shipping News
http://bit.ly/35XvXAr

US attorney for southern Ohio stepping down
Alumnus Benjamin Glassman is featured.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2JaiyLi

Generation start-up: Emirati venture uses AI and satellite images to help farmers
Alumnus Ali Al Hammadi is featured and pictured.
The National (This article also appeared in the Oct. 20 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/2W1ro36

Shanghai touts its ‘floating’ opera house
An article cites a Rice dissertation about Chinese composer He Luting.
Asia Times
http://bit.ly/2MXuj9b

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Sheriff giving anti-overdose drug to departing inmates
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell, III, Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 21 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/35QAjsR

Analog film fans are high on Rice’s Low-Fi supply
Tish Stringer, film program manager and lecturer on film production at Rice Cinema, is featured and pictured in an article about the weekly presentation of “Low-Fi,” a collection of unusual films from the Rice Cinema archive.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/35QC21j

Army Corps’ proposal for sand dunes in newest ‘Ike Dike’ plan brings questions about cost, feasibility
John Anderson, the W. Maurice Ewing Professor Emeritus of Oceanography, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Oct. 20 print edition of the San Antonio Express-News and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.) 
http://bit.ly/31h3YrO

3 Houston innovators to know this week
Rice’s redevelopment of the historic Midtown Sears building into The Ion, the centerpiece of an innovation district that broke ground July 19, is featured. Allison Thacker, president and chief investment officer of Rice Management Co., is quoted.
InnovationMap
http://bit.ly/2VZoiNj
This week’s Houston deal sheet
Bisnow
http://bit.ly/32xAAyM

Company tells story one panel at a time
Alumnus Alex Kurkowski is featured in an article about his company, Tellinga, which employs local college students to draw and send letters to customers.
Odessa American
http://bit.ly/2MSU2zi

15 candidates compete in House District 148 special election Nov. 5
Alumna Carol Denson is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/35OvLDv

Trump: Texas ‘kept calling me for money’ after Hurricane Harvey

Rice flood mitigation experts are mentioned.
Austin American-Statesman
http://bit.ly/31BwHHQ

Dallas teens help produce coloring guidebook for immigrants
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (This Associated Press article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2oZAJMZ

LSC-University Park hosts over 33 universities at college fair: Career and college fairs enhance student success
Rice is mentioned.
The Paper
http://bit.ly/2NcrGAz

BROADCAST

Texans to vote on amendment creating flood infrastructure fund
Jim Blackburn, a professor in the practice of environmental law and the co-director of Rice’s Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center, is quoted.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on more than 25 Texas Public Radio-affiliated stations across Texas.)
http://bit.ly/2pHF9YF

WHIO-AM (Dayton, Ohio)
Alumna Cassie Barlow is featured.
http://bit.ly/2qq0tSX

WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
A radio broadcast about Princeton Review’s Best Colleges 2020 list mentions that Rice is ranked No. 1 in Texas.
http://bit.ly/35Ukz8n

The best colleges in Texas

KTRH.iheart.radio (This article also appeared in KPRC Online.)
https://ihr.fm/2NcMuYH

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Experts say Nobel Prize lacks diversity — again
An article features a study by the Center for Health and Biosciences at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy that suggests a persistent lack of diversity among Nobel Prize winners. Co-authors Kirstin Matthews, fellow in science and technology policy; Kenneth Evans, scholar in science and technology policy; and research associate Daniel Moralí are cited.
SciTech Daily
http://bit.ly/33PiF6S

The ravages of revelation
A book review features “High Weirdness: Drugs, Esoterica, and Visionary Experience in the Seventies” by alumnus Erik Davis.
LA Review of Books
http://bit.ly/35T9iVK

New tech from Futures Command ‘designed, built, tested with soldiers’ to get it there faster
Rice is mentioned.
Army Times
http://bit.ly/31yIxTh

Des nanoémetteurs thermiques sélectifs
Rice is mentioned.
Techniques de L’Ingenieur (An English translation is not available.)
http://bit.ly/2BxqO3L

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Orlando’s new crosswalk art will have you seeing swans in Thornton Park
An article cites an editorial posted on Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research’s blog.
Orlando Weekly
http://bit.ly/33N21EZ

 

Chiara Appendino, o la mediocrità al potere
Antonio Merlo, former dean of the School of Social Sciences and the former George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics, is mentioned.
Nuova Societa (An English translation is not available.)
http://bit.ly/31xciUu

Bremer unternehmen Urbanscreen zeigt mauerfall an Berlins fassaden
Rice is mentioned.
Weser-Kurier (An English translation is not available.)
http://bit.ly/32uDCE1

SPORTS

Late TD lifts UTSA past Rice 31-27 in Conference USA
Several articles mention that Rice’s football team was defeated by the University of Texas at San Antonio 31-27 Oct. 19. Head coach Mike Bloomgren and Owl Wiley Green are quoted in the third Houston Chronicle article.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2JaROul
Rice falls short in bid for first win
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 20 print edition of the Chronicle, and it appeared in the Oct. 20 digital and print editions of the San Antonio Express-News.)
http://bit.ly/2J8MPdy
Lowell Narcisse leads UTSA over Rice
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2oQzUGo
http://bit.ly/2P1VJgK

How Rice missed its best chance at a win
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2P3yl2p
Rice getting passing game in action for UTSA
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 19 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/2J2LUuZ
Texas college football rankings: Mustang mania
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2MYeteu
UTSA looking for spark against winless Rice
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 19 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/2P5TmcQ
Seeking first win, Rice defense wants to put pressure on UTSA
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://bit.ly/2MXmeRW
Saturday NCAA football recap: Baylor is still undefeated; LSU continues its quest for perfection in Week 8
SportsMap
http://bit.ly/2MyoorZ
‘Good Morning San Antonio’
KSAT-TV (San Antonio)
http://bit.ly/2J95qpT (This segment aired six times.)

World Series 2019 MVP predictions: Astros’ Alex Bregman and Nationals’ Anthony Rendon the main favorites for award
Former Rice baseball player Anthony Rendon is featured. Former head coach Wayne Graham is quoted in Newsweek.
Newsweek
http://bit.ly/2pIwrcE
Will Rendon be a Houston legend? He already is
MLB.com (A similar article also appeared in SB Nation.)
https://atmlb.com/33Pqh9u
The 26 World Series facts you need to know
MLB.com
https://atmlb.com/2N3lNoY
Astros vs. Nationals: A spring rivalry meets in World Series
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 21 print edition.)
http://bit.ly/2P5O9Sk
Astros advance to World Series with Game 6 win
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 20 print edition of the Chronicle, and it appeared online in the San Antonio Express-News.)
http://bit.ly/2J8rIrS
What Astros fans should know about the Washington Nationals before the World Series
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
http://bit.ly/2P6seuj
Wire Taps: Anthony Rendon homecoming in Houston; Nationals, Astros hope to rely on rotations; Howie Kendrick’s wild ride
SB Nation
http://bit.ly/2pDTshb
‘Good Morning Washington at 6 a.m.’
WJLA-TV (Washington, D.C.)
http://bit.ly/2P5OPXK
KTRH-AM (Houston)
http://bit.ly/2P8I6Mz
‘Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina’
KRIV-TV (Houston) 
http://bit.ly/35OFwRT
‘KHOU 11 Sports Extra’
KHOU-TV (Houston)
http://bit.ly/35RWDlY

Broncos’ puzzle-solving Anderson now Rubik’s Cube ambassador
Former Rice football player Calvin Anderson is featured.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/33PQgOi

Texas A&M’s Abbrat, Marson and Storch advance to Rice Invitational finals
An article mentions that Rice tennis players Conrad Russell, Wesley Barnett and Karol Paluch competed in the Rice Fall Invitational Oct. 19 at the George R. Brown Tennis Center.
KAGS Online (A similar article also appeared in KBTX Online, The Eagle and UTSA Athletics.)
http://bit.ly/2p3WbAv

Texans CB, former Rice standout Phillip Gaines ‘nostalgic’ to be back in Houston
Former Rice football player Phillip Gaines is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2P5QKvy
Texans-Colts rewind: 5 up, 5 down
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://bit.ly/2p1YDHx
Texans’ injuries piling up; Johnathan Joseph predicts speedy return
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 19 print edition, and it appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/33LDDnl
http://bit.ly/35RysUL

Texas A&M captures singles and doubles title at ITA Texas Regional
An article mentions that Rice women’s tennis players Victoria Smirnova, Mikaela Haet and Linda Huang competed in the ITA Texas Regional Championships Oct. 20 in College Station.
WTAW Online
http://bit.ly/2J6w7LF

Soccer: Mean Green shut out Marshall on senior day
An article mentions that Rice’s soccer team will play the University of North Texas Nov. 1.
Denton Record-Chronicle
http://bit.ly/2MwgsHI

WKU soccer drops 1-0 decision at Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s women’s soccer team defeated Western Kentucky University 1-0 Oct. 20.
Bowling Green Daily News
http://bit.ly/31FdUvu

Miami to face Georgia Tech, matchup of Coastal’s bottom pair
Rice’s football program is mentioned.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://bit.ly/2qsIN9f

NEWS RELEASE

Rice study assesses college leadership training programs
How effective are college programs designed to train the next generation of leaders? A new study from psychologists at Rice found they teach students about leadership, but additional measures are needed to evaluate how they impact students’ real-life leadership skills.
http://bit.ly/2MyLLBJ

About Stefan De La Garza

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