An article mentions that a team from Rice won first place in New Mexico State University's Waste-management Education Resource Consortium Environmental Design Contest Flash Talk competition for its plan to destroy polyfluoroalkyl substances found in Teflon and fire-fighting foams. Rice chemical and biomolecular engineering student Lauren Chiang is quoted.
El Paso Herald-Post
Houston researchers snag government funds for net-zero emissions projects
An article mentions that Rice has received grants from the U.S. Department of Energy to advance carbon dioxide storage and sequestration research.
Midway to build 9-hole golf course, restaurant in East River development
Rice Management Co. is mentioned.
Houston Business Journal
BROADCAST KRLD-AM (Dallas)
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 the summit between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin.
'Houston's Morning Show'
An article features collaborative Rice research to develop a wireless, fully implantable device that can control the body's circadian clock. Omid Veiseh, assistant professor of bioengineering, and Jacob Robinson, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and of bioengineering, are quoted.
http://dateline.rice/june-17-robinson-veiseh (This segment aired twice.)
The science behind UFO sightings and possible extraterrestrial life
Carolyn Sumners, adjunct professor of physics and astronomy, participates in a roundtable discussion.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
John Glenn and the space race / Jesus in the movies
A broadcast mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Coast to Coast AM (This segment also aired on more than 500 affiliate stations across the U.S. and Canada.)
TRADE/PROFESSIONAL ACM SIGACT announces 2021 Knuth and Gӧdel prizes
An article mentions that Moshe Vardi, University Professor and Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and a professor of computer science, is the recipient of the 2021 Knuth Prize for outstanding contributions that apply mathematical logic to multiple fundamental areas of computer science.
Association for Computing Machinery
Natural gas said vital to shrinking Mexico's north-south development gap
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.
Natural Gas Intelligence
Is simpler better for rewards programs?
An article features collaborative research co-authored by Arun Gopalakrishnan, assistant professor of marketing at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
Concrete wall seismic test data wins NHERI DesignSafe Dataset Award 2021
An article mentions that experts from Rice are part of a team of researchers who created DesignSafe, a database for natural disaster information.
Case Farms announces 2021 recipients of J. Leroy Cook Memorial Scholarship
A roundup mentions that Sid Richardson College junior Jesus Estrada was awarded a J. Leroy Cook Memorial Scholarship.
The National Provisioner
The MBA Common Letter of Recommendation (LOR): An overview
Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business is mentioned.
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST New Pew/Imagining the Internet report raises concerns about artificial intelligence
A roundup of responses about the evolution of artificial intelligence features a response by Dan Wallach, a Rice professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering.
Elon University News
Chandler Davidson and the questions of race
An article features the late Chandler Davidson, the former Radoslav A. Tsanoff Professor Emeritus of Public Affairs and Sociology and founding member of Rice's Department of Sociology.
Heterodox Academy Blog
Uncovering the mysteries of milk Alumna Sarah Nyquist is featured.
St. Paul's names new rector
Rice is mentioned.
Chestnut Hill Local
Catching up with J.S. 'Mickey' Norman
An article features alumnus J.S. "Mickey" Norman '44.
SPORTS Notes: Tucker to IL with illness; McCullers
A roundup mentions that former Owl Jose Cruz Jr. has been named the head baseball coach at Rice.
Bohls: David Pierce sees a different, more experienced Texas Longhorn team in 2021
Austin American-Statesman (Subscription is required.)
College baseball awards: 2021 NCBWA Division I All-America teams announced
An article mentions that former Rice baseball player Anthony Rendon won the 2010 Dick Howser Trophy, which is presented to the top collegiate player in the country.
Rice defensive players to watch vs. Texas
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at Austin Sept. 18.
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country
Mount Pleasant's Dayton Pitzer the latest local star wrestler to commit to Pitt
Rice is mentioned.
Seth Davis continues busy camp season at Baylor
An article mentions that Rice is holding summer football camps.
Ed McCaffrey's son, QB Luke, transfers to Rice
An article mentions that Luke McCaffrey plans to transfer to Rice next semester to play football.
Broncos Wire (This article also appeared in MSN.)
Tulsa times two: Mizzou lands Allie Green IV, another Golden Hurricane transfer
Former Rice football player Blaze Alldredge is mentioned.
Kentucky’s schedule ranks among easiest in SEC
An article mentions that Rice's football team will play an away game against the University of Arkansas Sept. 4.
NEWS RELEASES Seismic study will help keep carbon underground
The Department of Energy has awarded Rice geoscientist Jonathan Ajo-Franklin $1.2 million to adapt his lab’s distributed acoustic sensing method to monitor storage sites where reactivation of small faults could allow leakage into adjacent groundwater or the atmosphere.
Sickle cell advance incorporates Rice lab's tech
Rice bioengineer Gang Bao is part of an international team of researchers reporting on the successful gene correction in hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells from patients with sickle cell disease in a preclinical study.