Dateline Rice for June 28, 2021 (Weekend Edition)

Dateline Rice


Lina Hidalgo's political rise
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 New Yorker
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott urges conservatives to fight socialism, uses Beto O’Rourke to raise cash
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the June 28 print edition.)
'Houston's Morning Show'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
Why VP Kamala Harris' southern border trip has added insult to injury to WH's migration policies
Sputnik News

How underground fiber optics spy on humans moving above
Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, is quoted in Wired.
Opinion: How fiber optic seismometers are revolutionizing the way earthquakes are measured
San Diego Union-Tribune (This article appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the June 25 print edition and online in MSN, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Behold the rise and rise of the UAE
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Asia Times

Opinion: Americans should worry more about China than Russia. The new space race shows why.
President John F. Kennedy’s "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962, is mentioned.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets and more than 10 print editions, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Scholars talk writing: A big book from a little press
An article quotes Kiese Laymon, who will be the Libby Shearn Moody Professor of Creative Writing and English starting Jan. 1, 2022.
The Chronicle of Higher Education


'An epic demographic revolution': Houston's post-COVID future, according to Rice's Stephen Klineberg
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is featured in a Q&A.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This Q&A was featured on the front of the Coronavirus section in the June 27 print edition, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)