Dateline Rice for Jan. 10, 2020

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Trump’s move against landmark environmental law caps a relentless agenda
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is quoted.
The New York Times (This article also appeared on the front page of the Jan. 10 print edition. A similar article also appeared in EcoWatch, the Seattle Times, Pulse.ng and Pulse Ghana.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-brinkley

Could Iranian retaliation bring back $100 oil? Maybe, but not for long
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, and Mark Finley, a fellow in energy and global oil at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, co-authored an op-ed in Forbes. Finley is quoted in Newsweek and interviewed by Houston Public Media about the continued diplomatic tension between the U.S and Iran.
Forbes
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-krane-finley
The Iran crisis comes with serious risks for America’s economy
Newsweek
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-finley
Friday’s show: Growing gentrification and how Texas shaped Janis Joplin (Jan. 10, 2020)
Houston Public Media (This “Houston Matters” segment also aired twice on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-finley

More light than heat helps turn greenhouse gases into a valuable product
An article features collaborative Rice research into an easier, greener way to create “synthesis gas,” a mixture of carbon monoxide and hydrogen gases. Naomi Halas, the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and professor of chemistry, bioengineering, physics and astronomy and of materials science and nanoengineering and the director of Rice’s Smalley-Curl Institute, is mentioned.
Nature
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-halas

China delivers verdict on gene editing of babies
An article about gene editing in humans mentions Michael Deem, the John W. Cox Professor of Biochemical and Genetic Engineering and a professor of physics and astronomy, and that He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claimed he produced the first genetically engineered twins, attended Rice.
Science (This article also appeared in the Jan. 10 digital and print editions.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-crispr

3D printing of body parts is coming fast — but regulations are not ready
An article mentions collaborative Rice research that developed a tangled, 3D-printed network of vessels that mimics a human lung. A Rice video is included.
The Conversation (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-convo

Edward Djerejian: L’assassinat de Soleimani rendra le Hezbollah plus prudent
Edward Djerejian, director of Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is featured.
L’Orient Le Jour (An English translation is not available.) 
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-djerejian

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Gentrification or segregation? St. Elizabeth Hospital shows tricky trade-offs in developing Houston’s Fifth Ward
Bill Fulton, director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the San Antonio Express-News.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-fulton

Can UnitedHealthcare patients use ER at Houston Methodist? Yes, but there’s a catch.
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 appeared in the Jan. 9 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ho

Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 2020 inductees
An article mentions that George Abbey, senior fellow in space policy at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, will be inducted to the Texas Aviation Hall of Fame May 8.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-abbey
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-abbey

Houston artist Carroll Parrott Blue was inclusive, ahead of the times [Opinion]
An op-ed on the late Carroll Parrott Blue, who died Dec. 11, mentions that she was Rice’s 2018 Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning scholar-in-residence at the African American Library at the Gregory School and the Woodson Research Center Special Collections and Archives at Rice’s Fondren Library.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 9 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-blue

5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week
Rice’s redevelopment of the historic Midtown Sears building into the Ion, the centerpiece of an innovation district slated to open in the first quarter of 2021, is featured. Rice’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies will be an academic partner of the Ion, offering a mix of online and hybrid courses and certificate programs. Robert Bruce, dean of the Glasscock School, is quoted.
InnovationMap
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-the-ion-bruce

Music and dance collide in genre-bending ‘Free/Flow’ performance
An article about a collaborative performance between Musiqa, NobleMotion Dance and KINETIC mentions they will perform work by Pierre Jalbert, professor of composition and theory at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music. Musiqa artistic director Anthony Brandt, professor of composition and theory, is mentioned, and KINETIC artistic director and alumna Natalie Lin is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Jan. 9 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline when it was first posted online.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-jalbert-brandt-lin

Houston startups planning to go global need to prioritize adaptability, researchers find
Haiyang Li, professor of management at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, authored an article.
InnovationMap (This article originally appeared in Rice Business Wisdom.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-li

Five small Houston art museums that think big
An article features current and forthcoming exhibits at Rice’s Moody Center for the Arts. Mentioned are “Story Lines,” on view through May 17, and “Radical Revisionists: Contemporary African Artists Confronting Past and Present,” on view from Jan. 24-May 16.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-moody

Houston’s new $35 million theater complex wows — your sneak peek inside The Gordy
An article mentions that the Stages Repertory Theatre archives are preserved and housed at the Woodson Research Center at Rice’s Fondren Library.
PaperCity
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-fondren

BROADCAST

‘Houston’s Morning Show 7 a.m.’
Richard Stoll, the Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science at Rice, is interviewed about the continued tension between the U.S. and Iran.
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-stoll

‘Capital Tonight’
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 interviewed about election security.
Spectrum News Austin (This segment aired eight times.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-wallach

’13 Eyewitness News’
An article mentions that Rice researchers will collaborate with the Centers for Disease Control to develop a publicly available mapping tool that will display the varying benzene levels throughout Houston.
KTRK-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ktrk

KPAM-AM (Portland, Oregon)
James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is mentioned.
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-tour

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

BWW Review: A Palestinian dreamer builds a rocket to land on the moon in ‘Grey Rock’ at the Public Theater’s ‘Under the Radar’ festival
Rice is mentioned.
Broadway World
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-bw

Rice University chief of police to head GWPD
Former Rice chief of police James Tate is featured.
The GW Hatchet
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-gwh

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Bradley elevates 6 to partner in Nashville
Alumnus Jake Neu is featured.
Nashville Ledger
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-nl

2020 Interior Design Show Toronto launches into new decade with Design Your Future
Frida Escobedo, the former Visting Cullinan Professor of Architecture, is featured.
Look Local
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ll

Will 2020 be the next decade of inspirational accomplishments?
President John F. Kennedy’s “moon speech” given at Rice Sept. 12, 1962, is mentioned.
Coastal Breeze
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-kennedy

Speaking with the speaker: Anthony Rendon talks about 2020 priorities, Chad Mayes — and parenting
Former Rice baseball player Anthony Rendon is mentioned.
Coachella Valley Independent
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-rendon

SPORTS

Taylor scores 34 to lift FAU over Rice 81-76
An article mentions that Rice’s men’s basketball team was defeated by Florida Atlantic University 81-76 Jan. 9 at Tudor Fieldhouse. Rice’s women’s team defeated FAU 78-69. Drew Peterson, Ako Adams and Josh Parrish are highlighted in the first Associated Press article; Peterson, Adams and Robert Martin are mentioned in the second. Owls Erica Ogwumike and Nancy Mulkey are featured in the final Houston Chronicle article.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ap
Rice looks to end streak vs. FIU
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ap
Rice falls short in comeback bid against FAU
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 9 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-hc
Jan. 9: Florida Atlantic 81, Rice 76
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-hc
Florida Atlantic vs. Rice basketball highlights (2019-20)
WatchStadium.com
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ws
FAU 81, Rice 76
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-hc
Baylor ends No. 1 UConn’s home win streak
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Jan. 9 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-wbb

The week in women’s football: Top moments of 2019; interview with Athanasia Moraitou; Canada awards
An article mentions that Rice soccer player Caleigh Boeckx will play on Canada’s national youth team, which will compete in the CONCACAF Women’s Under-20 Championship Feb. 22-March 2 in the Dominican Republic.
Tribal Football
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-boeckx

Bevo’s Daily Roundup: Texas men’s basketball continues in familiar brick-shooting fashion
An article mentions that Rice’s football team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin last season.
SB Nation
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-sb

No. 19 Kansas kicks off 2020 at Orlando Invitational
An article mentions that Rice’s women’s tennis team will compete in the Orlando Invitational Jan. 10-12.
KU Athletics News
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-ku

Lady Tops hold off UAB for first C-USA win
Rice’s women’s basketball team is mentioned.
Bowling Green Daily News
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-wbb

Virginia Tech home game highlights MTSU football schedule
An article mentions that Rice’s football team will play Middle Tennessee State University Oct. 24.
Murfreesboro Post
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-mp

Louisiana Tech will open C-USA play on the road at Southern Miss on Sept. 12
An article mentions that Rice’s football team will play Louisiana Tech University Nov. 14.
RSHVNews.com
http://dateline.rice/jan-10-rshv

About Stefan De La Garza

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