Dateline Rice for Nov. 9, 2021

Dateline Rice

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

DeSantis' special session won't be as advertised
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.
Politico
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-jones
 

How to balance saving for your future — and supporting your kids

Rice is mentioned.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in Real Simple.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-yn

HOUSTON/TEXAS

PolitiFact explainer: 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.
Austin American-Statesman (This article also appeared in MSN Money and 10 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-finley

Deirdre Gilbert shaking up the lead position for governor of Texas
An article cites a voter survey conducted by the Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Texas Hispanic Policy Foundation.
The Gilmer Mirror
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-gm

Baylor online MBA ranked No. 8 nationally by Poets & Quants
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.
Baylor University News
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-bu

BROADCAST

'TWC News All Day'
Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and director of the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the economic impact to Texas' border counties from pandemic-related crossing restrictions between the U.S. and Mexico. Additional articles cite research by the Baker Institute.
Spectrum News Austin (This segment aired 11 times.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-payan
Economic boost expected to follow reopening of international bridges
KRGV.com (This segment also aired on KRGV-TV in Harlingen, Texas.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-krgv
Podcast: Excitement, relief that border bridges have finally been reopened to Mexican visitors
Rio Grande Guardian
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-rgr
Rep. Cuellar hosts event to celebrate reopening of the southern border to fully vaccinated nonessential foreign nationals
Texas Border Business
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-tbb
KABC-AM (Los Angeles)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-kabc (This segment aired 15 times in Seattle, San Antonio and Houston.)

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Houston could be 'most consequential city in America' as it rapidly diversifies, raising questions CRE must answer
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is quoted.
Bisnow (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-klineberg

Academic webinar: 'The Future of US-Mexico Relations'
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, nonresident scholar at the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is featured in a webinar.
Council on Foreign Relations
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-gcc

Dotz ventures into molecular diagnostics market with SARS-CoV-2 test
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.
GenomeWeb (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-tour

Reforma de AMLO sí va contra páneles solares
Miriam Grunstein, contributing expert and scholar in the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Real Estate Market & Lifestyle (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-grunstein
 

Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study names new director

An article featuring David Nirenberg mentions that he held academic positions at Rice from 1992-2000.
MSN Money
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-msn

How to buy Squid Game Token
Rice is mentioned.
TechStory.in
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-ts

What are the best strategies for small-group instruction?
Alumna Jenny Vo authored a response to a "question of the week."
EducationWeek
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-vo

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Dover String Quartet makes its Bourgie Hall debut!
An article mentions that members of the Dover Quartet graduated from Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
The Montrealer
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-tm

SPORTS

Men's basketball preview 2021-22: A look at Houston-area teams
A roundup previews Rice's men's basketball team. Head coach Scott Pera is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Nov. 9 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-pera

Women's basketball preview 2021-22: A look at Houston-area teams
A roundup previews Rice's women's basketball team. Head coach Lindsay Edmonds is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-edmonds

VB: Nov. 8 Players of the Week
An article features Rice volleyball player Carly Graham, who was named Conference USA's Setter of the Week.
Conference USA
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-graham

Gregory has been an interim coach before and it didn't go well
Rice assistant football coach Marques Tuiasosopo is mentioned.
Sports Illustrated
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-tuiasosopo
 

College football rankings 1 to 130: Week 10. Hardest … rankings … ever?

An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 31-24 Nov. 6.
Yahoo! Sports (This article originally appeared in College Football News.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-yn
Panthers' latest loss was 'a five-alarm fire,' Charlotte sportswriter says
WFAE Online
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-wfae
 

Predicting what the second release of the College Football Playoff rankings will be

An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at San Antonio 45-0 Oct. 16.
Yahoo! Sports
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-ys

Texas Media Monday: Uncertainty at quarterback still looms heading into Week 11
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin 58-0 Sept. 18.
The Dallas Morning News
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-tdmn
Texas head coach Steve Sarkisian not ready to name starting QB for Kansas
Longhorns Wire
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-lw
Bohls: Steve Sarkisian clearly needs to figure out Texas' quarterback options for 2022
Hook 'Em
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-he

UTSA to open Karen Aston era hosting SFA in season opener
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio later this season.
GoUTSA.com
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-goutsa

'KPRC Channel 2 News'
A broadcast mentions that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play the University of Houston Nov. 12.
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-kprc

Athletes Unlimited basketball signs 5 WNBA stars for inaugural season in Las Vegas
Former Rice basketball player Jessica Kuster is mentioned.
MSN Sports (This article originally appeared in Insider.)
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-kuster

NEWS RELEASES

High schoolers who change schools during academic year 40% more likely to drop out
One in 10 Houston-area high schoolers who change schools during the academic year end up dropping out, a rate 40% higher than peers who do not change schools, according to a new study released by Houston Education Research Consortium co-authors Kori Stroub and Patrick Gill. 
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-news-release-stroub-gill

Renewable energy transition requires forward-looking fiscal policies to maintain education funding, says Baker Institute
The funding model for Texas K-12 education relies heavily on the state's energy sector — specifically its fossil fuel industry — potentially hurting schools amid the shift toward low-carbon and renewable energy, according to research from Baker Institute for Public Policy's Jorge Barro, John Diamond and Richard Evans. 
http://dateline.rice/nov-9-news-release-baker-study