Rice hires Jose Cruz Jr. as next baseball coach
Numerous articles and broadcasts feature former Owl Jose Cruz Jr., who has been named the new head baseball coach at Rice. Cruz was inducted into the Rice Athletics Hall of Fame in 2003, and he returned to Rice to complete his degree in sports management in 2013 after more than a decade playing in the major leagues. Rice Athletics Director Joe Karlgaard is quoted, and former head coach Wayne Graham is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports page in the June 10 print edition and in more than 25 other media outlets. Below is a sampling of articles about Cruz that appeared in more than 200 other media outlets.)
Tigers' Cruz Jr. named head coach at Rice
Detroit Tigers assistant hitting coach Jose Cruz Jr. leaves to coach Rice baseball
Detroit Free Press
Harold Castro late scratch (hand); Tigers' Jose Cruz Jr. leaving for Rice University
The Detroit News
Fraley's catch, single in 11th leads M's over Tigers 9-6
The Associated Press
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
'Fox 26 News'
'13 Eyewitness News'
'KHOU 11 News'
Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business is featured.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in U.S. News & World Report.)
How to get around Houston, Texas
Rice is mentioned.
Exclusive: Rice University's new clean energy accelerator announces inaugural cohort
An article features the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator's 12 early-stage startups selected for its summer program. Kerri Smith, the accelerator's interim executive director, associate managing director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship and managing director of OwlSpark, is quoted. The article also mentions that the 19th Annual Rice Alliance Energy Tech Venture Forum will be held Sept. 16.
Climate change and the Texas mid-coast: The closest examination yet
John Anderson, the W. Maurice Ewing Professor Emeritus of Oceanography, is quoted.
Texas Climate News
Opinion: The NFL revealed the need for critical race theory
Advice for buying a home in a challenging market (June 10, 2021)
President David Leebron is interviewed about his decision to step down from his role next June.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
Rice University Carbon Hub works toward zero-emission future
An article features Rice's Carbon Hub, which is finding ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions with carbon nanotube fibers. Matteo Pasquali, the A.J. Hartsook Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, a professor of materials science and nanoengineering and of chemistry, and director of the Carbon Hub, is quoted.
KHOU Online (This article also appeared in News Chant.)
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is interviewed about the cancellation of the Keystone XL pipeline by the project's sponsor.
Keystone XL is dead. Now what?
How being mayor became the worst job in politics
Bill Fulton, director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
EU ampere project seeks to develop scalable 4D printing processes for mechatronics
An article cites Rice research into shape-shifting materials in 4D printing.
3D Printing Industry
Texas justice's resignation fuels speculation on AG run
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.
Law360 (Subscription is required.)
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Carson High senior headed to Yale
Rice is mentioned.
DePriest Castañeda Postgrad Scholarship recipient
An article mentions that Conference USA's Jim Castañeda Postgraduate Scholarship mention that the prize is named after the late former Rice faculty member and coach.
GoBlueRaiders.com (This article also appeared in the Murfreesboro Post.)
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Head basketball coach Scott Pera is mentioned and pictured in a Twitter post.
Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator announces inaugural class
The 12 startups in the inaugural class of the Rice Alliance Clean Energy Accelerator have been selected, and they will begin work this summer. The accelerator was created to help early-stage startups advancing solutions for a cleaner, more efficient and sustainable future through a 12-week program that will prepare them to quickly accelerate their businesses, launch pilots and raise funding.