Rachel Meidl, fellow in energy and environment at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored an article.
http://dateline.rice/aug-3-meidl 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 the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Austin American-Statesman (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in 50 other media outlets.)
CenterPoint customers will pay price for natural gas company profits during Texas freeze
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Business section in the Aug. 3 print edition of the Chronicle, and it appeared on the front of the Business section in the San Antonio Express-News.)
San Antonio built a pipeline to rural Central Texas to increase its water supply. Now local landowners say their wells are running dry.
Gabriel Collins, the Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Eagle (This Texas Tribune article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)
Rice University bioengineers create insulin-producing medical device
An article features Rice research on 3D printing an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics. Omid Veiseh, assistant professor of bioengineering, and Jordan Miller, assistant professor of bioengineering, are quoted.
Remote work struggles to find a home amid Houston tech companies
An article mentions Rice Management Co.'s redevelopment of the historic Midtown Sears building into the Ion tech hub.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
10 can't-miss Houston business and innovation events in August
A roundup about the Aug. 4 Bayou Startup Showcase mentions Rice's OwlSpark, a student startup accelerator.
'Freak accident': Passenger recounts capsizing of historic Maine schooner
Peter Nordlander, the Wiess Chair in Physics and Astronomy, professor of electrical and computer engineering and professor of materials science and nanoengineering, is interviewed about his recent experience helping fellow passengers on a capsized ship.
WGME Online (This segment also aired 13 times on WGME-TV in Portland, Maine, and this article also appeared in Fox 23 Online and MSN.)
What parents need to know about COVID before school starts (Aug. 3, 2021)
Charles Dove, professor in the practice of visual arts and film and director of Rice Cinema, discusses how Shakespeare is represented in film and theater.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
'Houston's Morning Show'
Rice is mentioned.
Rapper Bernard "Bun B" Freeman, former distinguished lecturer at Rice, is mentioned.
Young Artist in Residence: Cristina Cutts Dougherty
A music broadcast mentions that the recordings were made at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
YourClassical.org (This Performance Today segment also aired on more than 400 stations across the U.S., and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)
Vardi wins award for social and professional responsibility
An article features Moshe Vardi, University Professor and Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and a professor of computer science, who has been honored with the 2021 Norbert Wiener Award for Social and Professional Responsibility from IEEE's Society on the Social Implications of Technology.
Communications of the ACM
How headless hydra feel, react to prodding
An article features Rice research into how the hydra vulgaris, a freshwater cnidarian, learn to sense touch. Jacob Robinson associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and of bioengineering, and alumna Krishna Badhiwala are quoted.
From theory to real-world practice: Clinical integration of digital therapeutics
Akane Sano, the William Marsh Rice Trustee Chair and assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Ashutosh Sabharwal, the Ernest Dell Butcher Professor of Engineering and professor of electrical and computer engineering, co-authored an article.
Psychiatric Times (This article also appeared in Tech Register.)
Collisions of light produce matter/antimatter from pure energy
An article quotes Frank Geurts, professor of physics and astronomy, and mentions postdoctoral fellow Shuai Yang.
How AI is impacting the future of recruiting
Fred Oswald, the Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Psychology, is quoted.
Equinor and Total leave Venezuela
An article features research by Francisco 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 Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Indian matchmaking's Aparna launches memoir on being 'The Unlikeable One'
An article discusses alumna Aparna Shewakramani's role in a reality television series.
She The People
Racoon: Garbage sorter with Raspberry Pi
Alumnus Rene Carballo is mentioned.
Market Research Telecast (This article also appeared in Heise Online.)
'A lifetime of damage' on a creosote plume in Houston's Fifth Ward
An article cites Rice research that found 38% of Houston's Fifth Ward residents earn less than the federal poverty level.
Scalawag Magazine (This article also appeared in Environmental Health News.)
12 free or nearly-free things to do in Houston, Texas
A roundup features James Turrell’s "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion.
Tuition insurance can help mitigate financial risks in higher education
Rice is mentioned.
Diverse Issues in Higher Education (This article also appeared in Today News Post and News AKMI.)
Searching the Sky: Meeting up with a real astronomer
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BC names eight new members to the board of trustees
Rice Board of Trustees member Patricia Kraft '87 is featured.
Boston Colleges The Heights
Vale named chair of undergraduate architecture
Igor Marjanović, dean of Rice's School of Architecture, is mentioned.
Washington University in St. Louis' The Source
Innovative scholar and leader Max Pfeffer retires
Sergio Chávez, associate professor of sociology, is quoted.
President Biden can use space exploration to revitalize rural America, Indian Country
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Indian Country Today
Rice WR coach Mike Kershaw on Falcons UDFA Austin Trammell
An article features Rice assistant football coach Mike Kershaw and former Owl Austin Trammell.
SB Nation (This article also appeared in MSN.)
LSU 2021 schedule preview: Arkansas
An article mentions that Rice's football team will play an away game against the University of Arkansas Sept. 4.
Ranking SEC football season openers for 2021 -- from most compelling to snoozers
The Gadsden Times
WAC women's basketball 2021-22 season preview
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team won the Women's National Invitation Tournament last March. Former head coach Tina Langley is also mentioned.
Bleacher Report ranks Texas' schedule as one of the toughest in the nation
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at Austin Sept. 18.
USA Today's Longhorns Wire
UTEP fall sports single game tickets on sale, football promotions announced
An article mentions that Rice is slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Nov. 20.
El Paso Herald-Post
Panthers waive Gamecock defensive back
Former Rice football player J.T. Ibe is featured.
As the Texas Senate takes on Big 12 realignment, quips and criticisms fly in the push for details
Rice is mentioned.
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
On the economic impact of Texas and OU leaving the Big 12
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Iran's water crisis is a warning for the US
Iran’s groundwater depletion and food security crisis is an issue of global importance reflecting not only climate change, but also a pattern of policy mismanagement, according to Gabriel Collins, the Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs at Rice Baker Institute for Public Policy.
NSF grant kicks off Center for Adapting Flaws into Features
A multiuniversity team led by Rice chemist Christy Landes has landed a National Science Foundation grant to establish the NSF Phase 1 Center for Adapting Flaws into Features. Its goal is to exploit chemical defects that show the potential for unique reactivity to optimize the structural and electronic properties of materials.