Dateline Rice for Oct. 11, 2021 (Weekend Edition)

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NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Are Tesla and Texas a perfect match? It's questionable.
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The New York Times (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 9 print edition of the Times, and it appeared in the print editions of the Texarkana Gazette, Torrance Daily Breeze, Los Angeles Daily News, San Bernardino Sun, Long Beach Press-Telegram, San Antonio Express-News, San Jose Mercury News, East Bay Times, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Pasadena Star-News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Riverside Press-Enterprise and Whittier Daily News. This article also appeared online in 10 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-krane
 

Fulton County considers diversion program to help mentally ill, drug addicts avoid jail
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-harris

FDP on data science applications kicks off at RBU
An article mentions that Moshe Vardi, University Professor and Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and a professor of computer science, was part of a one-week faculty development program at Rayat Bahra University.
The Times of India (This article also appeared in MSN and TOI.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-vardi

After Darwish's execution and the credibility of a Saudi decision regarding 'minors'
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Al Khaleej Today
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-ulrichsen

Dura competencia hacia el fin de año
Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez, research scholar for the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Zócalo (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in the Oct. 9 print edition of the Saltillo issue.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-sanchez
 

Between Trump acolyte and suburban dad: Inside the many faces of Virginia GOP's Youngkin

Alumnus Glenn Youngkin, who is running for governor of Virginia, is featured.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-youngkin

Opinion: Is this Terry McAuliffe's last hurrah?

The Washington Post (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-youngkin

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Appreciation: HGO opera coach and Rice professor Miah Im radiated an enthusiasm for music

An article features the late Miah Im, professor of opera and director of opera studies at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, who died Sept. 30 at 47.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (This article also appeared in the Oct. 11 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-im


With Joe Biden in the White House, Texas Republicans relentlessly push agenda, bolster power
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 Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Metro section in the Oct. 11 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-jones
'It's obscene': Lubbock lawmakers want change in higher ed funding tilted heavily toward UT, A&M
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front page of the Oct. 9 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-jones

What happened to Texas' tilt from red to blue? That's a gray area
My RGV News
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-jones
Texas GOP uses gerrymandering tactics in proposed redistricting map
African American News & Issues
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-jones
Matthew McConaughey, enfocado en la carrera para ser gobernador de Texas

Minuto USA (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-jones


Climate change is making Texas hotter, threatening public health, water supply and the state's infrastructure
Gabriel Collins, the Baker Botts Fellow in Energy and Environmental Regulatory Affairs at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This Texas Tribune article appeared in the Oct. 9 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-collins

Insight: Innovation economy taking shape in Houston
An article about energy and clean-tech innovations developed in Houston mentions Rice research converting electronic waste into rare earth elements such as cobalt and lithium, and a caption highlights the work of graduate student Steven Williams at the Carbon Hub.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 11 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-williams-carbon-hub

Writers and students pay tribute to Larry McMurtry in Archer City
The late Larry McMurtry, alumnus and former Rice lecturer, is featured.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Oct. 11 print edition, and it appeared in MSN and the Denton Record-Chronicle.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-mcmurtry

Houston-area farmers markets for the best fall produce
A roundup features the Rice Farmers Market, located behind Rice Stadium.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-hc

Texas State launches $250 million fundraising campaign, aims to become 'Tier One' university
An article mentions that Rice has a Carnegie Tier One designation.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Metro section in the Oct. 11 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-tdmn
Texas State University reaches new degree of fundraising with historic $250 million campaign
CultureMap San Antonio
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-cmsa

Bellaire resident to run marathon to prove people with diabetes 'can do anything'
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-hc

BROADCAST

'CNN Newsroom with Poppy Harlow and Jim Scuitto'
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is interviewed about former President Donald Trump potentially running for president in 2024.
CNN
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-brinkley (This segment aired twice.)

'Prime with Charles Blow'
A broadcast cites collaborative research by Rice and the University of Pittsburgh that determined natural disasters widen racial wealth gaps.
Black News Channel 
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-bnc (This segment aired three times.)

WABC-AM (New York)
A broadcast cites collaborative Rice research into the possible effects of increasing the corporate tax rate to 28%
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-wabc

'The Noon Show'
A broadcast cites Rice research in English language learners.
KYTX-TV (Tyler, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-kytx

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

DOE announces Stage 1 CABLE Conductor Manufacturing Prize winners
An article mentions that experts from Rice are part of the Clean Carbon Conductors, one of 10 teams selected in the first stage of a $4.5 million, three-stage competition of the Conductor Manufacturing Prize to develop affordable, manufacturable materials that conduct electricity more efficiently.
Green Car Congress
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-gcc

The First Lady gig is actually a lot of work

An article cites a 2017 study by the Baker Institute for Public Policy into the role of first ladies, which found that they are among the most important political actors in the White House.
Elite Daily
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-ed
 

All about digital twins: Interview with Vinay Jammu, GE Digital

An Q&A featuring Vinay Jammu mentions that he has worked with Rice.
Analytics India Mag
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-aim

Hopkins presents powerful new Heggie work in recital for Vocal Arts DC
An article mentions that "Songs for Murdered Sisters" was recorded at Rice's Brockman Hall for Opera.
Washington Classical Review
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-wcr

DaCamera presents violinist Christian Tetzlaff in an all-Bach recital
An article mentions that DaCamera's "Pure Genius: Solo Bach" will be performed at Rice's Stude Concert Hall Nov. 30.
Broadway World
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-bw

US Air Force research lab collaborates with India for rare nanomaterials
An article mentions that Air Force Research Laboratory Chief Technologist Tim Bunning met experts at Rice July 29 with collaborators from India's Defense Research and Development Organization and the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur to establish a yearlong study on how to leverage India's scientific and manufacturing expertise to increase the availability of nanomaterials.
DefenseWorld.net
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-dw

Carbon dioxide reactor makes 'Martian fuel'
An article mentions that experts from Rice collaborated on the featured research.
Renewable Carbon News
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-rcn

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Tool to help soldiers sleep better being developed
An article features collaborative Rice research to develop a "sleeping cap" to analyze the cleansing flow of fluid that drains the brain of common metabolic waste during sleep. Paul Cherukuri, executive director of Rice's Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering, is quoted.
Free Malaysia Today
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-cherukuri

APSU vocal professor Penelope Shurmate to perform in national finals on Saturday
An article mentions that "Kassandra" will be recorded at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Clarksville Online
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-co

Tensions in Indo-Pacific: For peace, enunciate clearly
Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy is mentioned.
Sunday Guardian Live
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-bipp

All-star scientists developing wetland program in Ohio, area
Rice is mentioned.
Advertiser-Tribune (This article also appeared in the Review Times.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-at

Naija no dey carry last!
An article cites Rice research into the education levels attained by Nigerian Americans.
The Cable
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-tc

SPORTS

Scott Pera on the New Orleans Pelicans Podcast presented by SeatGeek — Oct. 11, 2021
Rice head basketball coach Scott Pera is featured in a podcast discussing former Owl Trey Murphy III.
NBA
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-pera
Pelicans 2021 preseason profile: Trey Murphy III
NBA
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-nba

San Antonio is celebrating UTSA football's historic season after another win
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Oct. 16.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-rice-vs-utsa
Quarterback Frank Harris leads UTSA to 6-0 start with win over Western Kentucky
San Antonio Report
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-sar
'News 4 San Antonio'
WOAI-TV (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-woai (This segment aired twice.)

Texas college football rankings: Aggies back on top
A roundup mentions that Rice's football team is coming off a bye week.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-hc
'Lombardi Line'
New England Sports Network
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-nesn

Mavericks beat Knights for first time since 2011
An article mentions that St. John's School is slated to play its final football game of the season against The Kinkaid School at Rice Stadium Oct. 29.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-hc
St. John's edges Episcopal to remain undefeated
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-hc

Jefferson ready for homecoming
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Arkansas 38-17 Sept. 4.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared online in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-adg
Knox gets in on act for Hogs
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared online in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and it appeared in the Oct. 10 print editions of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-adg
Razorbacks trying to tackle their run-defense problems
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared online in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, and it appeared on the front of the Sports section in the Oct. 11 print editions of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-adg

Southern Miss looking to halt 3-game skid
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated the University of Southern Mississippi 24-19 Oct. 2.
WDAM Online
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-wdam
USM working 3rd quarterback into starting lineup
WDAM Online
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-wdam

Texas offense was efficient, electrifying and impotent vs. Sooners
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin 58-0 Sept. 18.
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-lc
How the Texas Longhorns graded out in their 55-48 loss to Oklahoma
Hook 'Em
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-he
Aggies' upset of No. 1 Alabama makes crazy fan theory involving Hogs sound less crazy
Best of Arkansas Sports
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-boas

Regionalization concept that would realign teams in AAC, Conference USA, Sun Belt to be presented Monday
Rice is mentioned.
CBS Sports
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-cbs
Report: Conference USA presidents to hear proposal on regionalization
Denton Record-Chronicle
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-drc

College football conference to propose major 3-league regional realignment

The Spun
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-ts

Chloe Stepanek leads Texas A&M past Houston in Tanica Jamison's first meet
An article mentions that Rice will host a swim meet Oct. 15-16.
SwimSwam
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-swimswam

Homestand begins Friday against Cal
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team lost to the University of Oregon Sept. 2.
GoDucks.com
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-gd

Men's golf adds Bentwater Intercollegiate to fall schedule
An article mentions that Rice's golf team is slated to compete in the Bentwater Intercollegiate tournament in Montgomery, Texas, Oct. 11-13.
UHCougars.com (This article also appeared in HBUHuskies.com, GoUTRGV.com and GoUTSA.com.) 
http://dateline.rice/oct-11-uhc