An article featuring Bryan Washington, Scholar-in-Residence for Racial Justice at Rice and the George Guion Williams Writer-in-Residence in the Department of English, mentions that he will be inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. He will be formally honored at a virtual ceremony April 17.
University of Houston News
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick starts 2021 legislative session with an unusually low profile
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
Texas Tribune (This article also appeared in 20 other media outlets.)
As they await their fate in Juarez, Cuban migrants set sights
Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and director of the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
El Paso Times (Subscription is required.)
Event roundup: What to look forward to this weekend
A roundup mentions that the installation “Portal of Healing” will be exhibited at Rice's Fondren Library Feb. 15-March 30 and feature pieces by visual artist Rachal Gonzales commemorating the losses of 2020.
The Buzz Magazines
Houston YES Prep student gives up entire college savings to help her mom pay rent
A broadcast featuring Alondra Carmona mentions that she completed a research internship at Rice in 2019.
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
The 20 best colleges in America
Rice is featured.
24/7 Wall St.
Mary Beth Gracy named head of Accenture's Houston office
Alumna Mary Beth Gracy is featured.
Payne Institute launches Mines Global Energy Future Initiative
Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy is mentioned.
Identity excellence and not identity politics should be our end
Alumnus Perry Glanzer authored an article.
Forget blood — your skin might know if you’re sick
Rice postdoctoral researcher Xue Jiang is quoted.
3D medical printing making strides, and helping patients do the same
An article mentions Rice research into 3D bioprinting.
Data insights on 2020s hotspot: Texas
An article cites demographic research by Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
The Startup on Medium
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Tatiana Bilbao Spamer presents 'Two Sides of the Border' lecture online on Feb. 15
An article mentions that Tatiana Bilbao Spamer has taught at Rice.
University of Arkansas News
Local artist decorates town
Alumna Lauren Sinnott is featured.
The Willits News
Cold Feet Warm Hearts delivers 4,000 items to Worcester shelters
An article featuring Cold Feet Warm Hearts, which aims to alleviate clothing insecurity in vulnerable populations, mentions that it was founded by Brown College senior Kimberly Schuster.
MetroWest Daily News
Five 'super seniors' to return for Rice football
An article featuring Rice football quotes head coach Mike Bloomgren and mentions Owls Jordan Myers, Elijah Garcia, Jovaun Woolford, George Nyakwol and Naeem Smith. The article also mentions that D.J. Arkansas has signed to play for the Owls.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the Feb. 9 print edition.)
MBB: Feb. 8 Players of the Week
Rice basketball player Quincy Olivari was named the Conference USA Player of the Week.
Conference USA (This article also appeared in BCSNN.)
Lady Toppers travel to face top conference foe Rice
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Western Kentucky University Feb. 12-13. The article also mentions that Owl Nancy Mulkey is Rice's all-time leader in career field goal percentage, and KBTX Online mentions that she is a candidate for the Senior CLASS Award, which honors excellence in the community, classroom and competition.
College Heights Herald
Jones named candidate for Senior CLASS Award
KBTX Online (This article also appeared in Villanova Online.)
National Signing Day: 10 Kinkaid athletes ink letters of intent
An article mentions that David Shaw has signed a letter of intent to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Strange but true: Rice coach Conover fires pistol at sportswriter
Former Rice head football coach Al Conover is featured.
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
RED RAIDER PREVIEW: vs. WVU
An article mentions a 2017 men's basketball game between Rice and Texas Tech University.
North Texas men’s basketball split the series vs. Tech: What does it mean?
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team was defeated by the University of North Texas 79-74 Jan. 29 and 79-53 Jan. 31.
Mean Green Nation
Volleyball gears up for spring, dealing with split season
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to play Baylor University March 19.
Minute Maid Park to host Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic
An article mentions that the Rice baseball team is slated to compete in the 2021 Shriners Hospitals for Children College Classic March 5-7.
MLB (This article also appeared in the Daily Toreador and Corpus Christi Caller Times.)
49ers announce roster moves
Former Rice football player Austin Walter is featured.
49ers.com (This article also appeared in SB Nation.)
LATechVB drops 3-0 decision at Rice
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team defeated Louisiana Tech University Feb. 7 and 8.
http://dateline.rice/feb-9-vb NEWS RELEASES
OpenStax releases new features, titles in courseware
OpenStax, Rice's educational technology initiative, has added more of its textbooks and new features for instructors to OpenStax Tutor, an online reading and homework platform designed to engage all students.
New CRISPR tech targets human genome’s complex code
Rice researchers have developed a new genome editing tool that targets the supporting players in a cell’s nucleus that package DNA and aid gene expression. Their work opens the door to new therapies for cancer and other diseases.