Dateline Rice for Oct. 12, 2021

Dateline Rice

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

'CBS News Radio' 
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 by several media outlets about Gov. Greg Abbott's recent executive order banning "all entities" in Texas from adopting COVID-19 vaccine mandates.
KCBS-AM (San Francisco)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones (This segment aired on 1,000 affiliate stations across the U.S.)
'CBS News Radio' 
KCBS-AM (San Francisco)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones (This segment aired on 1,000 affiliate stations across the U.S.)
'CBC Radio One' 
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones (This segment aired on more than 500 stations across Canada and the U.S.)
Bloomberg Radio
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones (This segment aired on more than 60 affiliate stations.)
Gov. Abbott issues executive order that bans vaccine mandates by 'all entities' in Texas
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones
Gov. Greg Abbott issues executive order banning vaccine mandates by any Texas entity
KVUE Online (This segment also aired on KVUE-TV in Austin; WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York; KGPE-TV in Fresno, California; and KFBK-AM in Sacramento, California.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones
With Joe Biden in the White House, Texas Republicans relentlessly push agenda, bolster power 
National Cybersecurity News
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-jones

The 'carbon neutral petro-state': An oxymoron? The UAE thinks not
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored an article in Forbes, and he is quoted in The Independent.
Forbes
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-krane
Pipeline diplomacy: How gas became a geostrategic bargaining chip in the energy crisis
The Independent 
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-krane

US military plans to design 'headset device' to help Army sleep better
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.
Yahoo! News Canada (This article originally appeared in News 18 Online.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-cherukuri

Quiénes están detrás de la compra del Newcastle: una fortuna de 320.000 millones de euros y la empresaria que destrabó la operación
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Infobae (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ulrichsen

How to open a business bank account online
Alumnus Ben Gran co-authored an article.
Forbes
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-gran
 

Best Python online courses in 2021

An article mentions that Rice offers coding courses on Coursera.

MSN (This TechRadar article also appeared in Mad Apple.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-msn
 

COVID learning loss: In Texas, students learning English fall further behind

An article cites Rice research in English language learners.
Yahoo! News (This The74million.org article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune and a previous edition of Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-yn

HOUSTON/TEXAS

Exxon Mobil building advanced plastic recycling plant in Baytown
Rachel Meidl, fellow in energy and environment at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Business Journal
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-meidl

Community rallies around Katy High School grad fighting brain cancer
An article featuring Kamryn Sanamo mentions that she completed two years as a pre-med student at Rice before taking medical leave for brain cancer treatment.
Katy Magazine
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-sanamo

'Red Rocket' to launch this year's Houston Cinema Arts film festival

An article mentions that Rice Cinema will screen films as part of the Houston Cinema Arts Festival Nov. 11-22. 
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (This article also appeared in the Oct. 12 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-hc
Iconic songs, jealousy and death take to the stage once again in HGO's 'Carmen'
Alumna Carolyn Sproule is featured.
Houston Press
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-sproule

Inaugural BOLD Awards presented by Coca-Cola
An article featuring Kirk Jackson, a recipient of a Black, Outstanding Leaders and Doers Award, mentions that he worked with experts from Rice to assess food insecurity affecting residents in Houston's Third Ward.
Houston Texans
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ht

LU engineering grads make top income among peers in state

Rice is mentioned.

Beaumont Business Journal
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-bbj

BROADCAST

Third Ward community groups promise to continue protests of Houston's Ion district over gentrification concerns
A broadcast mentions Rice Management Co.'s redevelopment of Houston's historic Midtown Sears building into the Ion tech hub.
Houston Public Media
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ion
'6 a.m. newscast for Oct. 11, 2021'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ion
'7 a.m. newscast for Oct. 11, 2021'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ion
'5 p.m. newscast for Oct. 10, 2021'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ion

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

According to a study, flash Joule heating could produce gold and silver from electronic waste
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-authors James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, and postdoctoral research associate Bing Deng are quoted.
Brinkwire
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-tour-deng

In 2nd year, big changes to Emory Goizueta's John Lewis Case Competition

An article mentions that Rice is a partnering institution in Emory University's Goizueta Business School's John R. Lewis Racial Justice Case Competition, which seeks student leaders to investigate how companies can address racial injustice within their organizations.
Yahoo! Finance (This article originally appeared in Poets & Quants.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-yf

Sandia researcher awarded Early-Career Research Program grant
An article features alumnus Drew Kouri.
Newswise
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-kouri

Twenty years of open educational resources: Building robust networks for innovation
An article mentions OpenStax, a Rice-based publisher of open educational resources. 
Hewlett.org
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-openstax

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST

Adamcik earns national award
Rice is mentioned.
The Fayette County Record
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-fcr

Call to engage in courageous conversations about race
An article featuring Sonja Gee mentions that her grandfather attended Rice.
Baptist Standard
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-bs

SPORTS

Vargas leads men's golf at Bentwater Intercollegiate
An article featuring the Oct. 11-13 Bentwater Intercollegiate golf tournament mentions that Owl Raghav Chugh is tied for second place after the first day.
UHCougars.com (This article also appeared in HBUHuskies.com, GoUTRGV.com and GoUTSA.com.) 
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-chugh
JC GOLF: Chaps in 2nd at NCAA D-I tournament
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-chugh

Five things to know about the Pelicans on Oct. 12, 2021
An article mentions Rice head basketball coach Scott Pera and former Owl Trey Murphy III.
NBA
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-pera

Mean Green defeat Southern Miss in four sets
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is in first place in Conference USA's West Division.
MeanGreen.com (This article also appeared in North Texas Daily.) 
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-mg

SWAC freshmen and newcomer quarterbacks are FCS passing leaders
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated Texas Southern University 48-34 Sept. 25.
HBCU Legends
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-hbcu

HIGHLIGHTS | Men's club basketball Oct. 10, 2021
An article mentions that Rice's men's club basketball team competed in the Tiger Classic tournament at Louisiana State University.
Tiger TV
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ttv

DI women's volleyball rankings: Pitt drops two spots in AVCA top 25 after first loss; Texas stays on top
An article mentions that Rice received votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll.
NCAA 
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-ncaa

Johnson takes on bigger role at edge position in Auburn defense
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Arkansas 38-17 Sept. 4.
247Sports.com
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-247

The ABCs of college football: Aggies' upset, TCU and Baylor rebounds, what could have been
A roundup mentions that Rice's football team is coming off a bye week.
Dave Campbell's Texas Football
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-dc

Kickoff time, TV coverage announced for ECU-Houston game
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Houston 44-7 Sept. 11. 
247Sports.com
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-247

NEWS RELEASE

Working mothers who feel in control of schedule more likely to embrace healthy habits
Working, single mothers who feel in control of their schedules are more likely to fit in healthy habits like exercise, according to new research from Rice, the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, and the Georgia Institute of Technology.
http://dateline.rice/oct-12-news-release-king