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.
Austin American-Statesman (Subscription is required.)
Texas House Democrats push for transparency on election-related legislation in special session
Spectrum News (This segment also aired on Spectrum News Austin.)
Texas lawmakers prepare for special session
WOAI Online (This article also appeared in KLVI Online, KTSM Online, KKTX Online and KWIX Online.)
Il Texas sta cambiando. Ma i repubblicani bianchi le provano tutte per tornare a 50 anni fa
Repubblica (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/july-7-jones (This segment aired 18 times.)
Talos' loss is a cautionary tale of operating in Latin America
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 the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Venezuelan crude exports soar 66% year-on-year
Axis of Lodge (This RT article also appeared in Haiti News Net and a previous edition of Dateline.)
RUSMP celebrates 35 years of Summer Campus Programs
Anne Papakonstantinou, director of the Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP), authored an article at the conclusion of RUSMP's 35th annual Summer Campus Program for nearly 100 second- through 12th-grade teachers across Texas. RUSMP members mentioned include Carolyn White, director of mathematics programs; Robin Ward, director of curriculum integration; and National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Teaching Fellowship Program members Charlie Burrus, Lan Wu, Kamil Safin, Fabiola Stroud, Patricia McMorris, Jason Ondruch, Maren Haenicke, Stacy Jaster and Mario Carillo Sanchez.
Village News (This article also appeared in the July 6 print edition.)
Kronda Thimesch to run for House District 65 again
An article mentions the Rice University Lib-Con Scores of members of the Texas House of Representatives.
The Cross Timbers Gazette
BROADCAST 'Houston's Morning Show'
A broadcast features Omid Veiseh, assistant professor of bioengineering, discussing recent research into how different surfaces of breast implants may affect immune response.
The hopes and hurdles of CRISPR and gene editing
A broadcast about gene editing in humans mentions that He Jiankui, the Chinese scientist who claimed he produced the first genetically engineered twins, attended Rice.
1A (This segment aired on more than 450 NPR-affiliated radio stations across the U.S.)
TRADE/PROFESSIONAL Use of mass timber forges forward despite soaring lumber costs and pandemic road bump
Anzilla Gilmore, assistant director for project management and engineering at Rice's Department of Facilities, Engineering and Planning, is quoted.
Podcast: Want a job? The AI will see you now
Fred Oswald, the Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Psychology and professor of management, is featured in a podcast.
MIT Technology Review (This article also appeared in Texas News Today, Tech Fish News and Evening Standard.)
We tested AI interview tools. Here's what we found.
MIT Technology Review
Team isolates natural catalysts for better drug synthesis
An article features collaborative Rice research that identified a small fungal enzyme that may simplify the development and manufacture of drugs. Xue Sherry Gao, the T.N. Law Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, is quoted.
Biden's quest for cheap gasoline tests his climate goals
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
Cell-wrangling circuit simplifies genetic experiments
An article features collaborative Rice research that developed a way for scientists to create consistent protein expression in cells. Co-authors Oleg Igoshin, professor of bioengineering and of biosciences and chemistry, alumnus Jin Yang and graduate student Jihwan Lee are quoted or mentioned.
Lawsuits and scarce donors: Religious colleges could be facing tough years ahead
William Martin, the Harry and Hazel Chavanne Senior Fellow in Religion and Public Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
AMD lidera computação de alto desempenho para além da exaescala
An article mentions that Rice is collaborating on the featured research.
Guia do PC (An English translation is not available.)
Novo método converte carbono em grafeno (ou diamante) 'num piscar de olhos'
An article features Rice research into transforming different carbon sources into graphene.
Expresso das Ilhas (An English translation is not available.)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST Innovative higher-ed IT veteran named new CIO
An article features Klara Jelinkova, vice president for international operations and information technology and chief information officer at Rice, who has been named vice president and chief information officer at Harvard University effective Sept. 13. President David Leebron and Sarah Whiting, former dean of Rice’s School of Architecture and former William Ward Watkin Professor of Architecture, are quoted.
The Harvard Gazette (This article also appeared in EdScoop.)
C-SPAN survey of presidential leadership adds sparkle to Eisenhower, Truman
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is quoted.
Missouri Independent (This and similar articles also appeared in the Salina Post, Derby Informer and ThyBlackMan.com.)
Embracing Our Differences awards five college scholarships
An article mentions that Kennedy Hart plans to attend Rice next semester.
SPORTS Rice RB tackled off bench in the 1954 Cotton Bowl has died
An article features the late Rice football player Dicky Maegle, who died July 4 at 86. Maegle was well known for being awarded a touchdown in the 1954 Cotton Bowl after he was tackled by an Alabama player who was not in the game.
The Associated Press (This and similar articles also appeared in more than 300 other media outlets.)
'Fox 26 News'
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
Nneka, Chiney, Erica Ogwumike, all listed on Nigeria's provisional roster, could play in Olympics together, something the 'family would be very proud of'
Former Rice basketball player Erica Ogwumike is featured.
Paralympic swimming hopeful ready for Tokyo Games
Rice swimmer Ahalya Lettenberger will represent the U.S. at the Paralympics in Tokyo starting Aug. 24.
ABC 7 NY Online (This Localish article also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)
New tasks will be 'great experience' for Detroit Tigers bench coach George Lombard
An article mentions Rice head baseball coach José Cruz Jr.
Detroit Free Press (This article also appeared in Yahoo! Sports.)
All eyes on Short after bat graffiti pays off
MLB (This article also appeared in Detroit Roots.)
Scalise excited at chance to lead Yellowjacket baseball program
An article features former Rice assistant volunteer baseball coach Anthony Scalise.
The Alvin Sun
Off the wire
Former Rice baseball player Anthony Rendon is featured.
Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (This article also appeared in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and an excerpt appeared in the July 7 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
North Texas and C-USA unveil Mean Green men's basketball schedule for 2021-22
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play the University of North Texas Jan. 1 and Feb. 12, 2022.
UTEP volleyball rolls out 2021 schedule; season-, single-game tickets on sale
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Oct. 1-2.
El Paso Herald-Post
Long-snapping camp scheduled
Former Rice football player Garrett Grammer will be an instructor at a long-snapping camp July 10.
NEWS RELEASE Matthew Loden, CEO of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, returning to Rice as dean of Shepherd School
Matthew Loden, an award-winning musician and symphony leader currently serving as the CEO of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, will become the next dean of Rice's Shepherd School of Music. Loden, a former director of admissions of the Shepherd School, will bring his expertise back to the school when he assumes the role of dean Oct. 1.