Dateline Rice for Sept. 30, 2021

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The plot against democracy: How Texas Republicans plan to steal power from minority voters
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is quoted.
Yahoo! News UK (This article originally appeared in The Guardian.)

Millennials never wanted pingpong tables at work — but it's all we got
An article quotes Eden King, associate professor of psychological sciences.
MSN (This Refinery29 article also appeared in MSN NZ and yesterday's Dateline.)


In defense of project at center of allegations, Turner goes on offense against former housing director

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.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the City/State section in the Sept. 30 print edition, and it appeared online in the San Antonio Express-News.)

COVID Help Desk: Can I mix shots to get a booster?
Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Health and Biosciences, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

ACU included as one of four universities from Texas who are members of Universities Studying Slavery
An article mentions that Rice is one of four Texas universities participating in the University of Virginia's Universities Studying Slavery consortium. Daniel Domingues da Silva, associate professor of history, is quoted.
Abilene Christian University's The Optimist

Moody Center’s immersive Kiwanga exhibition meditates on sand and time
An article features the exhibit "The Sand Recalls the Moon's Shadow," which is on view at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts through Dec. 19. Ylinka Barotto, associate curator at the Moody Center, is quoted. 
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Best Bets: Queen, Nella and 'Rock of Ages'
An article mentions that Scott Solomon, associate teaching professor in biosciences, will give a lecture Oct. 10 as part of Houston's Main Street Theater's "Part of the Art Series."
Houston Press

Houston woman is still awaiting DACA approval after the program stops accepting new applicants
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 quoted.
Houstonian News

Navarro County Republicans host 'Don't Mess With Texas' dinner
An article mentions the Rice University Lib-Con Scores of members of the Texas House of Representatives.
Corsicana Daily Sun

Data Gumbo, Topl partner on corporate ESG metric-tracking blockchain tool
An article featuring Topl, which uses blockchain technology to create public, immutable reports for companies aiming to be more transparent about sustainable supply chains, mentions that it was founded by three Rice community members.
Houston Inno


Texas Public Radio
Morénike Giwa Onaiwu, visiting scholar at Rice's Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, is interviewed in a story about racial disparities in testing for and diagnosing autism.
KSTX-AM (San Antonio) 
http://dateline.rice/sept-30-onaiwu (This segment also aired on more than 20 stations across Texas.)

'KHOU 11 News'
A broadcast features a live shot overlooking Rice's campus.
KHOU-TV (Houston)


For the love of high-performance computing: Attendees worldwide learn supercomputing skills at annual Argonne training program
John Mellor-Crummey, professor of computer science, is quoted.

Cash is still king in Switzerland and it's paying off
Rice is mentioned.
Canadian Investor 

Enter the candidates
Alumnus Glenn Youngkin, who is running for governor of Virginia, is featured.
Virginia Business

Surgical costs, complications slowed under MD's all-payer model
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.
RevCycle Intelligence

Flexible carbon nanotube fibers gather medical info
An article features Rice research into sewing nanotube fibers into athletic wear to monitor the heart rate and take a continual electrocardiogram of the wearer.
Textile Technology

Economic recovery unfolds slowly, says Jim Gaines
An article featuring Jim Gaines mentions he was formerly associated with Rice.
Realty News Report


Wenatchee Valley Symphony Orchestra returns to live audiences
Alumna Jenaesha Iwassa Browder is featured.
Wenatchee World (Subscription is required.)


2021 Week 5 preview: Southern Miss Golden Eagles at Rice Owls
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Southern Mississippi Oct. 2. Head coach Mike Bloomgren is quoted.
SB Nation
Former Marjory Stoneman Douglas receiver making most of Division I opportunity
Parkland Talk

UH, Rice student athletes named Campbell Trophy semifinalists
An article features Rice football player Trey Schuman, who has been nominated for the William V. Campbell Trophy, which recognizes strong athletic performance, good grades and leadership abilities.
Patch (Houston)

Picks up! Miner Morning Mania highlights homecoming festivities
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Oct. 2-3.
KTSM Online

Michael Strahan, TSU alum, donates new helmets to football program
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated Texas Southern University 48-34 Sept. 25.
HBCU Legends

Oregon volleyball transfers momentum from nonconference schedule into Pac-12 play
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team lost to the University of Oregon Sept. 2.
Daily Emerald

WVU takes on No. 1 Texas
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin 3-0 Sept. 22. (This article also appeared in WBOY Online and WTRF Online.)

Texas vs. TCU: Who the experts are picking to win
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin 58-0 Sept. 18.
Yahoo! Sports (This article originally appeared in Longhorns Wire.)
Texas must pound the rock to beat TCU
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country

Women's soccer climbs to program-best No. 16 ranking
An article mentions that Rice's soccer team received votes in the United Soccer Coaches poll.

Thursday Recruiting Roundup: Five-star OL may visit Michigan again
Rice is mentioned.
SB Nation
Katy HS running back Seth Davis can go the distance
Defender Network
Transcripts: Sept. 29, 2021 press conferences 
Houston Texans

Guerin Emig: One player, one problem, one preposterous prediction and one pick for TU-Houston
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Houston 44-7 Sept. 11. 
Tulsa World

Women's basketball lands 12 games on national television
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Texas A&M University Dec. 19.
KAGS Online

COLLEGE FOOTBALL IN ARKANSAS: Rex Nelson's predictions for Week 5
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.)
Another ex-SWC foe for UA
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared online in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.)
Arkansas sets future football series with Texas Tech
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared online in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.)
Arkansas vs. Georgia football prediction and preview
Athlon Sports


US Army backs 'sleeping cap' to help brains take out the trash
Engineers at Rice's NeuroEngineering Initiative in partnership with the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering and physicians at Houston Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine will develop a "sleeping cap" to analyze the cleansing flow of fluid that drains the brain of common metabolic waste during sleep.

Army backs bid to 'flash' waste into useful materials
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will work with Rice chemist James Tour and his collaborators through a $5.2 million, four-year grant to reclaim valuable materials from waste through flash Joule heating.