Dateline Rice for July 21, 2021

Dateline Rice


Trump ally's UAE lobbying struck heart of democracy, US says
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Bloomberg (This article also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)

Scientists developing inhalable COVID-19 vaccine spray
Collaborative research by José Onuchic, the Harry C. and Olga K. Wiess Professor of Physics and Astronomy, is featured.
National Science Foundation (This article was featured in the NSF's daily digest July 21.)
No needles? No problem. This COVID-19 vaccine could be inhaled.
News @Northeastern

Baltic Pipe delay to push Poland back into Russia's arms
Anna Mikulska, nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Deutsche Welle

Transitions: New chancellor at the U. of Washington at Bothell; George Washington U. names interim provost
A roundup mentions Klara Jelinkova, vice president for international operations and information technology and chief information officer at Rice, has been named vice president and chief information officer at Harvard University effective Sept. 13.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in News AKMI.)


Houston needs millions of trees to achieve 'tree equity,' study says
An article by Andy Olin, senior editor and writer at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and its Urban Edge blog, is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article originally appeared in Urban Edge, and it also appeared in the Laredo Morning Times.)

Democrats who stayed behind as colleagues fled to DC quietly try to take care of business in Texas
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science, fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and fellow at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)
Texas Democrats continue voting reform pushback

Growth in Houston slowing down (July 20, 2021)
Bill Fulton, director of Rice’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, discusses Houston population trends on "Houston Matters."
Houston Public Media

The way a workplace is structured can make or break business, Rice University research finds
Research by Siyu Yu, an assistant professor of management focused on organizational behavior, is featured.
InnovationMap Houston (This article originally appeared in Rice Business Wisdom.)

From exit to corporate growth — Houston founder talks scaling his sustainable tech
Alumnus Robert Kester is featured on a podcast.
InnovationMap Houston

Houston Chamber Choir ready for new ‘hybrid’ season
Brian Connelly, Artist Teacher at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, will join the Houston Chamber Choir for "A Requiem for Humanity" Nov. 6 and Nov. 21. The choir's "All-Night Vigil” performances April 23 and April 24, 2022, will be held at Rice's Shepherd School of Music's Edythe Bates Old Recital Hall.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the July 21 print edition.)

2021 Studio Award winners
Alumnus Cohen Hudson won a Texas Society of Architects' Studio Award for his design of "USPS+."
Texas Architect


Classical 89.5 (Salisbury, Maryland)
A broadcast and article feature President John F. Kennedy’s “moon speech,” which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962. (This broadcast aired twice.)
Moonwalk one!
Dlapilota (An English translation is not available.)


Citizenship and bank access for immigrants would add 'enormous amount of money' to US economy
Research by Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez, research scholar for the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is cited in multiple articles.
Homeland Security News Wire
Los comercios de la frontera entre México y EE UU agonizan a la espera de la reapertura
El País (An English translation is not available.)
Millonarias pérdidas por cierre de cruces
El Reportero (An English translation is not available.)

Climate policies unlikely to disrupt demand growth, study shows
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy’s Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
Hart Energy

Dems' spending plan could hit US gas upstream and down
A Forbes op-ed co-authored by Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is cited.
Natural Gas Week 36PMkR5

Black scholars share ways religious liberty has been white too long
Anthony Pinn, the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and founding director of Rice’s Center for African and African American Studies, is quoted.
Baptist Joint Committee

25 top MBA programs ranked by Fortune
Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business ranks No. 22 on Fortune's list of top MBA programs.
Becker's Hospital Review

How to handle life's most pivotal moments
"Hinge Moments," a book by D. Michael Lindsay, a former sociologist at Rice, is reviewed.
Southern Baptist Convention


Stepinac High School to introduce latest classrooms of the future
Rice is mentioned.
Bronx Times

Racoon: Die digitale recycling-tonne trennt abfall und verteilt belohnungen
An article features Racoon, a trash can developed by Rice students that can automatically separate recyclable and nonrecyclable material, which was nominated for the 2021 James Dyson Award.
Reset (An English translation is not available.)


In 1964 Tokyo Olympics, Texas athletes made their mark
Former Rice track and field athletes and Olympic medalists Fred Hansen and Dave Roberts are featured. Former assistant track and field coach Augue Erfurth is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Sports section in the July 21 print edition.)

'Houston's Morning Show 9 a.m.'
Former Rice track and field athlete Lennie Waite, who competed in the 2016 Olympics, is interviewed. Owls head coach Jim Bevan is mentioned.
KRIV-TV (Houston)

San Joaquin Memorial alum Lopez wins NBA title, Giannis celebrates with his Fresno family
Former Rice volleyball player Mariah Riddlesprigger, girlfriend of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, is mentioned or featured in multiple articles.
Giannis' girlfriend Mariah posts adorable photo of Bucks star with son
Who is Giannis Antetokounmpo's girlfriend? Mariah Riddlesprigger is expecting their second baby

Julian Duncan named chief marketing strategy officer of NBA's Houston Rockets
Former Rice football player Julian Duncan is featured.
Rockets name Julian Duncan chief marketing and strategy officer

Jaguars sign RB Travis Etienne Jr., CB Tyson Campbell and OL Walker Little
Former Rice football player Gene Little is mentioned.
South Florida Tribune
Official: Little signs rookie contract

Suleiman Braimoh, fortaleza para la pintura burgalesa
Former Rice basketball player Suleiman Braimoh is featured.
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