An article authored by alumnus Michael Hardy features President David Leebron, who will step down from his role next June. Quoted or mentioned include alumni Mark Stoll and Joey Yang; Moshe Vardi, University Professor and Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and a professor of computer science; and Sarah Whiting, former dean of Rice’s School of Architecture and former William Ward Watkin Professor of Architecture.
Study warns Texas must address future of groundwater policy
An article features research by Gabriel Collins, the Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs at the Baker Institute for Public Policy.
NASA record-holder Peggy Whitson returning to space with Houston's Axiom Space
An article features alumna Peggy Whitson, who will serve as the mission commander for Axiom Space's second private flight to the International Space Station.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the June 16 print edition of the Chronicle's Bay Area Citizen and a previous edition of Dateline.)
Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is named the recipient of the $10M Lone Star Prize
An article mentions that a project from Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy that aims to implement a soil carbon storage market was a finalist for the $10 million Lone Star Prize, a statewide competition that supports projects that improve the lives of Texans.
Despite new statewide ban, at least 12 Texas colleges teach 'critical race theory'
Rice is mentioned.
The Center Square
BROADCAST Texas Standard for June 16, 2021
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 interviewed about his analysis of the Texas House of Representatives. Jones authored an analysis of the Texas Senate in the Texas Tribune, and he is quoted or interviewed by several additional media outlets.
Texas Standard (This segment also aired twice on more than 20 affiliate stations across Texas.)
Ranking the Texas House: How Democrats and Republicans stack up on a left-right spectrum
Analysis: The 2021 Texas Senate, from left to right
The Texas Tribune
Tarrant County deputies, officials clash with protesters over ICE enforcement in jails
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the June 16 print edition, and it appeared in MSN and The Madison Leader Gazette.)
Gov. Abbott's border wall proposal is more political than practical, experts say
Houston Public Media
Governor Abbott announces details on state-built Texas border wall
Fox 7 Austin
'Good Day Austin'
http://dateline.rice/june-16-jones (This segment also aired five times.)
'Texas terminará lo que comenzó Trump': Abbott dice que continuará la construcción del muro
Univision Noticias on YouTube (An English translation is not available.)
Political Science professor breaks down Biden's historic meeting with Putin
Paul Brace, the Clarence L. Carter Professor of Political Science, is interviewed about the summit between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Fox 26 Online (This segment also aired on KRIV-TV in Houston.)
TRADE/PROFESSIONAL Workers perform better and are more resilient when employers are good listeners
An article features collaborative Rice research into what makes employees more resilient and fosters learning in the workplace. Co-author Danielle King, an assistant professor of psychological sciences, is quoted.
NatuWrap coating extends shelf life, cuts food waste
An article mentions that Nabaco, a company specializing in field-packed produce, earned seed money from the Rice Business Plan Competition in 2019.
Blue Book Services
Do consumers invest in paper towels as well as stocks?
An article features collaborative research by Stephanie Johnson, assistant professor of finance at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
Chicago Booth Review
Brazil and Mexico biggest foreign buyers of US fuel about to step on the pedal
Adrian Duhalt, postdoctoral fellow in Mexico energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for the United States and Mexico and Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
PetroleumWorld.com (This Bloomberg article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)
PCI awards 2021 scholarships
An article mentions that Duncan College senior Natalie Goddard received a 2021 Powder Coating Institute General Scholarship.
Why many bosses favor 'presentism' over productivity
Scott Sonenshein, the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
How to excel in an online MBA: 10 ways
Alumnus S. Ryan Newcomb is quoted.
Poets & Quants (Subscription is required.)
Rice University's open resources program welcomes new cohort of universities
An article features OpenStax, a Rice-based publisher of open educational resources.
Online Learning Update
USF has lofty goals for the next decade. Here's how it plans to accomplish them.
An article features Steve Currall, who started the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship in 2000.
Tampa Bay Business Journals (Subscription is required.)
ON THE MOVE: J.P. Morgan adds staff
A roundup features Samer Jawhari, who is studying at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
Las Vegas Business Press
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST La Vernia UMC to welcome new pastor this month
Alumna Betsy Mumme is featured.
La Vernia News
SPORTS Jose Cruz Jr. aims to take Rice back to baseball pinnacle
An article features alumnus and former Owl Jose Cruz Jr., who has been named the head baseball coach at Rice. A broadcast by KRIV features Cruz's introduction and quotes Rice Director of Athletics Joe Karlgaard, President David Leebron and assistant baseball coach Paul Janish.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the June 16 print edition.)
'Fox 26 News'
'Dreams do come true': Jose Cruz Jr. introduced as head baseball coach at Rice University
Click2Houston (This segment also aired on KPRC-TV in Houston.)
Pierce's assistants — Allen, Miller, and Tulowitzki — use decadelong bond to boost Texas to success
'ABC 13 Eyewitness News on CW 39'
http://dateline.rice/june-16-cruz (This segment originally aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
Boise State's Heffernan helps Ireland to opening match victory at Billie Jean King Cup
Rice tennis player Anna Bowtell is mentioned.
Baseball: Stratford, Memorial each grab an All-District superlative
An article mentions that Mark Perkins has signed to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Husker Dan: Getting caught up
An article mentions that Luke McCaffrey plans to transfer to Rice next semester to play football.
Sports Illustrated's AllHuskers
Longview area football players participate in David Bailiff Football Camp
Former Rice head football coach David Bailiff is featured.
Griffin named to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football 40 Under 40 list
An article mentions that Rice's football team will play an away game against the University of Texas at San Antonio Oct. 16.
C-USA win totals: UTSA rising, Louisiana Tech falling
Former Razorback Loggains named tight ends coach, Kennedy takes over OL
An article mentions that Rice's football team will play an away game against the University of Arkansas Sept. 4.
Tramel's ScissorTales: OU, Texas Tech, Texas and KU in wild Big 12 basketball transfer portal
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team won the College World Series in 2003.