Dateline Rice for Oct. 13, 2021

Dateline Rice


Texas governor opens new front on vaccine mandates
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 Hill (This article also appeared in MSN and
Texas ban on vaccine mandates may help governor dodge far-right challengers
Bloomberg (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)

Former HPD Chief Acevedo's leadership style won Houston over. What happened in Miami?
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the Oct. 13 print edition.)

Vaccine mandate ban and the week in politics (Oct. 13, 2021)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
United States: The governor of Texas bans the obligation to be vaccinated
Teller Report
Finding voices on both sides of Texas abortion debate? The Atlantic comes out on top
Get Religion
États-Unis: le gouverneur du Texas interdit l’obligation de se faire vacciner Yahoo! Actualités (An English translation is not available. This article originally appeared in RFI.)
'Good Morning East Texas'
KLTV-TV (Tyler, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/oct-13-jones (This segment aired five times.)
'KHOU 11 News'
KHOU-TV (Houston)
WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/oct-13-jones (This segment aired 11 times.)

How some working, single moms manage to exercise
Working, single mothers who feel in control of their schedules are more likely to fit in healthy habits like exercise, according to new collaborative Rice research. Co-author Danielle King, assistant professor of psychological sciences, is cited.
Futurity (This article was also featured in the "Futurity Today" newsletter.)

Pipeline diplomacy: How gas became a geostrategic bargaining chip in the energy crisis
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Yahoo! News UK (This article originally appeared in The Independent and yesterday's Dateline.)

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 (This article appeared on the front of the Metro section in the Oct. 12 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)

The US military is experimenting with a wearable that can help boost sleep's brain-restoring powers
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.
The Star (This article also appeared in The Defense Post.)

The surprising resilience of the MBA
An article mentions Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
MBA applications climbed in 2020-2021 at 19 of 25 top US B-schools
Poets & Quants


Houston brewery Southern Yankee opens offshoot bar in Montrose
Alumnus Alex Porter is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Oct. 13 print edition of the Chronicle's Cypress Creek Mirror-Champions/Klein edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)

Bellaire resident to run marathon to prove people with diabetes 'can do anything'
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Oct. 13 print edition of the Chronicle's Bellaire Examiner and a previous edition of Dateline.)

Fort Bend Christian Academy band students have new reason to 'make a joyful noise'
An article mentions that the new band room at Fort Bend Christian Academy was modeled after band facilities at Rice, the University of Southern California and the University of Georgia.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Hispanic Hero Awards: Juliet Stipeche — in her own words
Alumna Juliet Stipeche is featured.
365 Things To Do in Houston


Gas-starved Europe can't look west as US faces its own crunch
Anna Mikulska, nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Alaska Journal of Commerce (This article also appeared in Marcellus Drilling News.)

Historic milestone in the Venezuelan crisis
Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, the Center for the United States and Mexico and the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted.
Financial Investor

Writers and students pay tribute to Larry McMurtry in Archer City
The late Larry McMurtry, alumnus and former Rice lecturer, is featured.
MSN Lifestyle (This article originally appeared in The Dallas Morning News and a previous edition of Dateline.)

What it really costs to attend America's top 50 colleges 
A roundup features Rice.
Yahoo! Finance (This article originally appeared in Go Banking Rates.)


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.
Punjab News Express


Rice notebook: Owls in upset mode against UTSA
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio Oct. 16. Head coach Mike Bloomgren and assistant coach Cedric Calhoun are quoted in the Houston Chronicle.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Harris powers UTSA to 52-46 victory
The Paisano
Roadrunners host Rice in Homecoming showdown
UTSA Today
Kaz's Fearless Forecast
The Record
UTSA, Air Force announce future football series
WOAI Online
Week 7 college football schedule: How to watch all 52 FBS games
Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Subscription is required.)
'KSAT 12 News'
KSAT-TV (San Antonio)

WSOC: Oct. 12 players of the week
An article features Rice soccer player Delaney Schultz, who was named Conference USA's Offensive Player of the Week.
Conference USA

Cougars finish second round at Bentwater Intercollegiate
An article featuring the Oct. 11-13 Bentwater Intercollegiate golf tournament mentions that Harrison Hineline is tied for second place, and fellow Owl Raghav Chugh is in fourth place after the second day. (This article also appeared in,, The Brookings Register and 
JC GOLF: Chaps stay tied for 2nd at Bentwater Intercollegiate
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)

UAB women's soccer falls to Rice in overtime 2-1
An article mentions that Rice's soccer team defeated the University of Alabama at Birmingham 2-1 Oct. 7.

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. This article appeared in the Oct. 13 print edition of the Chronicle's Bellaire Examiner and a previous edition of Dateline.)

Brasseux commits to Rice University
An article featuring Jackson Brasseux mentions that he has committed to play baseball at Rice.
The Paris News

Yacht company to host launch party and police reform bill withdrawn
A roundup mentions that former Owl swimmer Cory Doubek was inducted into the Rice Athletics Hall of Fame.
Patch (Annapolis, Maryland)

Texans and Colts are linked in a variety of ways
Former Rice football player Andrew Sendejo is mentioned.
Houston Texans

ODU travels to take on top conference competitor WKU
An article mentions that Rice's soccer team was defeated by Western Kentucky University last week.

Auburn football opponent preview: Arkansas defense
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Arkansas 38-17 Sept. 4.

North Texas coach Seth Littrell wishes he had a trick to fix slow starts
Former Rice football player Tyrae Thornton is mentioned.
Denton Record-Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Texas makes significant depth chart changes following Whittington, Jones injuries
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 (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)

The hardest jobs in college football: Coaches, ADs and agents on Miami, Vanderbilt, Kansas, UMass, Michigan and more
Rice is mentioned.
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
Conference USA sends letter to AAC about partnership, but AAC has no interest
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
Sources: C-USA asks AAC to consider a reorganizing of both conferences
Sports Illustrated
Local hero Hall makes waves at Shriners; rookie roundup