Dateline Rice for Nov. 8, 2021 (Weekend Edition)

Dateline Rice

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

The migrant workers who follow climate disasters
Sergio Chávez, associate professor of sociology, is quoted.
The New Yorker (This article also appeared in the Nov. 8 print edition, and it appeared online in Portside.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-chavez

Why are oil prices so high? And what can be done about it?
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
PolitiFact
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-finley

Burger dan kentang goreng mewah seharga puluhan juta rupiah, apa yang spesial dari kuliner ini?
Utpal Dholakia, the George R. Brown Professor of Marketing at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
BBC Indonesia (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-dholakia

Glenn Youngkin, political novice, rewrites the Republican playbook
An article mentions that alumnus Glenn Youngkin has been elected governor of Virginia.
Financial Times (Subscription is required. This and similar articles also appeared in 50 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-youngkin

Gov.-elect Youngkin made $127 million over five years, campaign says

The Washington Post (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-youngkin
School closures haunt Democrats as frustrated parents cast their votes Yahoo! News
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-youngkin
 

Guest artists to present 'Dances and Romances' in Art Force Piano Series

An article features alumna Rachel Li McDonald, who will perform "Dances and Romances" Nov. 9 as part of the 2021-22 Art Force Piano Series in Amarillo. 
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in the Amarillo Globe-News, and it appeared in MSN Entertainment.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-mcdonald

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Budding rivalry pits Greg Abbott against Ron DeSantis in race to the right
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. This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-jones
Texas, meer anti-Washington dan ooit
De Standaard (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-jones

Houston expert explains health care's inequity problem
Angela Wilkins, executive director of Rice's Ken Kennedy Institute, authored a column, and she is featured in a roundup in the second article.
InnovationMap
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-wilkins
3 Houston innovators to know this week
InnovationMap
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-wilkins

Houston filmmaker Jenny Waldo screens first feature at Cinema Arts Festival

An article mentions that Rice Cinema will screen "Acid Test" Nov. 15 as part of the Houston Cinema Arts Festival. The Chronicle's roundup of screenings mentions others at Rice Cinema.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc
Here's what you should see at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Nov. 7 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc

Taylor: Pandora Papers put international light on US discussion of wealth, fairness and taxation
An article mentions that the Baker Institute for Public Policy hosted a webinar with Mexican journalists about the Pandora Papers.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Nov. 7 print edition, and it appeared on the front of the Business section in the Nov. 6 print edition of the Houston Chronicle and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-baker-webinar

Houston's Alan H. Green comes home to star in TUTS's 'Sister Act'
Alumnus Alan Green is featured. His vocal coach at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, the late Virginia Babikian, is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Nov. 7 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-green

Houston council delays vote on Ion investments amid community organizers' opposition
An article mentions Rice Management Co.'s redevelopment of the historic Midtown Sears building into the Ion tech hub.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc

See which local universities rank on US News & World Report's Best Global Universities list
An article mentions that Rice is No. 1 in Texas overall and No. 167 in the world according to U.S. News & World Report's ranking of global universities.
Houston Business Journal
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hbj


Texas-Squared Startup newsletter No. 322
A roundup features several Rice news stories from the past week.
Texas-Squared Startup on Medium
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-tss

BROADCAST

Vermont College of Fine Arts professor discusses new poetry book, 'Machete'
Tomás Morín, assistant professor of creative writing, is featured. 
Vermont Public Radio (This segment also aired on WVPR-FM in Burlington, Vermont.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-morin

Classical music gets diverse: Part 2
Alumna Yaira Matyakubova is featured.
The Full Story on NPR (This segment aired three times on WSHU-FM in Westport, Connecticut.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-matyakubova

'News Update'
A broadcast cites a voter survey conducted by the Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation.
WFAA-TV (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-wfaa (This segment also aired 13 times.)

WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
An article cites research into the economic cost to Texas' border counties from pandemic-related crossing restrictions between the U.S. and Mexico.
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-woai (This segment aired six times.)

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

NSF funds take 2D materials research center to next phase
An article features the Center for Atomically Thin Multifunctional Coatings (ATOMIC), which focuses on designing and developing 2D materials with unique physical, optical, electrical and chemical properties. Jun Lou, associate chair and professor of materials science and nanoengineering and Rice's ATOMIC center director, is quoted.
Materials Today (This article appeared in the Nov. 5 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-lou

Saudi Arabia's climate plan relies on more oil
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
E&E News
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-krane

Leaders who listen to employees have more resilient teams, research show
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 cited.
MENAFN
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-king

Sex and the symbiont: Can algae hookups help corals survive climate change?
An article features collaborative Rice research that found the first proof that algae symbionts, when they're sequestered in coral cells, reproduce sexually. Co-authors Adrienne Correa, assistant professor of biosciences, and graduate student Lauren Howe-Kerr are quoted. 
SciTechDaily (This article also appeared in Leak Herald and Shouzy.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-correa

Where the rubber meets the road: Converting tires into concrete-reinforcing graphene
An article features Rice research on using flash Joule heating, which was initially developed to produce graphene from carbon sources including waste food and plastic, to recover rhodium, palladium, gold and silver from electronic waste. Co-author James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is quoted.
LinkedIn
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-linkedin
New process could lead to 'urban mining' for metals
Springwise
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-tour
 

5 of the coolest college towns where you can buy a home for under $250,000

Rice is mentioned.

MSN Money (This article also appeared in MarketWatch.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-msn
Totally not fake news: The critical node
SB Nation (This article also appeared in MSN.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-sbn
 

The best online MBA programs of 2022

An article mentions that the MBA@Rice program at the Jones Graduate School of Business is No. 7 in the nation according to Poets & Quants. The second article mentions that the program is ranked No. 14 in the nation according to ZDNet.
Poets & Quants
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-pq
Best online MBA degrees: Top picks
ZDNet
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-zdnet

Energy Department announces phase 1 semifinalists of Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize
An article about the Department of Energy's American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize mentions that Rice's LiSED team is one of 15 semifinalists, each of which identified an impactful idea or solution to drive down costs of lithium extraction and will receive $40,000.
Global Renewable News (This article also appeared in Think Geothermal.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-grn

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Penn GSE awards Harold W. McGraw Jr. Prize to four professors, including two Penn graduates
An article mentions that Richard Baraniuk, the Victor E. Cameron Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, was awarded the McGraw Prize in Higher Education.
The Daily Pennsylvanian (This article also appeared in the print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-baraniuk

Researchers test tiny machine with global potential in Jackson Demonstration State Forest
Caroline Masiello, professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, is quoted.
The Mendocino Voice
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-masiello

Roediger inducted to DMFAH Hall of Fame
An article featuring Henry Roediger III mentions that he formerly taught at Rice.
Chatham Star Tribune
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-cst

Former Elizabeth school board member, fighter for community/civil rights dies at 83
An article features late alumnus Newton Jones Burkett Jr., who died Nov. 5 at 83.
RLS Media
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-burkett

Climate change award shines light on Future Food Solutions' carbon bank
An article features BCarbon, developed by a working group led by the Baker Institute for Public Policy.
The York Press (This article also appeared in The Herald Scotland.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-bcarb

SPORTS

Charlotte stages late comeback, downs Rice 31-24 in OT
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 31-24 Nov. 6.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-ap
Rice falls to Charlotte in overtime
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Nov. 7 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc
Rice at Charlotte: 5 things to watch
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Nov. 6 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc
Texas college football rankings: Aggies are still No. 1
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-kprc (This segment aired five times.)

No. 16 Roadrunners race past UTEP, 44-23
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Nov. 20.
UTEPMiners.com
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-utep
'CBS 4'
KDBC-TV (El Paso, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-kdbc

UTSA vs. UTEP: 5 things to watch
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at San Antonio 45-0 Oct. 16.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the Nov. 6 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-exp
'Get the crowd out of it quick:' 75-yard TD run on UTSA's second snap of the game sparked Roadrunners' rout of UTEP
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Nov. 8 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-exp
Students at San Antonio universities are noticing something: Their football teams are winning
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the in the Nov. 6 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-exp
PODCAST: Week 10 recap — The Bears lose and the Roadrunners cruise
Dave Campbell's Texas Football
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-dctf
Lone Star 12 post-Week 10: Texas' collapse continues, UTSA makes a statement and TCU finds inspiration
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-ta

Saturday's Week 10 regional college football previews
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of North Texas 30-24 Oct. 30.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-hc

VB: 2021 championship bracket set
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to play the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Nov. 19 in the Conference USA Championship in Norfolk, Virginia.
Conference USA
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-cusa

Roadrunners end season at Rice
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio 3-0 on both Nov. 5 and Nov. 6.
GoUTSA.com
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-goutsa
UTSA falls to Rice
GoUTSA.com
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-goutsa

Arkansas football: 3 bowl projections for the Hogs after win vs. Miss State
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Arkansas 38-17 Sept. 4.
FanSided
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-fs
Receiver's slow start in the past
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-adg

How the Texas Longhorns graded out in their Big 12 road loss to Iowa State
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin 58-0 Sept. 18.
Hook 'Em
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-he
Another second-half collapse dooms Texas against Iowa State, its fourth straight loss
Hook 'Em
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-he
The only way Texas can stop the snowballing effect of bad news is to win at Iowa State
Hook 'Em
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-he

Two in a row: North Texas 38, Southern Miss 14
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of North Texas 30-24 Oct. 30.
Mean Green Nation
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-mgn
Preview and predictions: North Texas eyes road win against Southern Miss
247Sports.com
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-247
Football hopes to build on momentum following second win of the season
North Texas Daily
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-ntd

Conference USA officially adds four schools
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
Sports Illustrated
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-si
2021 college football conference realignment tracker
FBSchedules
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-fbs

'Inside High School Sports'
A broadcast mentions former Rice football player Bert Emanuel.
KHOU-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-khou

NEW RELEASE

Rice Energy Finance Summit to gather industry leaders virtually and in person Nov. 12
The 13th annual Rice Energy Finance Summit (REFS) will be held in a dual-delivery format Nov. 12. The conference will explore current issues for energy operators, investors and financial services as they plan for overcoming challenges in meeting global energy demands. REFS is an annual student-led conference promoting forward-looking discussions on the most important energy finance, investment and strategy issues affecting the global energy industry. 
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-news-release-refs