Dateline Rice for Dec. 14, 2022

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Odd traditions and superstitions at Texas' biggest colleges and universities
A roundup of campus traditions from Texas universities features two from Rice and quotes Student Association President Gabby Franklin. 
MSN (This Houston Chronicle article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

El éxodo Venezolano
Luis Duno-Gottberg, department chair and associate professor of Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American studies, co-authored an article.
La Jornada (An English translation is not available.)

¿Viola la Constitución el contrato con Chevron?
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.
El Nacional (An English translation is not available.)

Biden forms interagency body to combat antisemitism, Islamophobia
An article cites Rice research that found that Muslims are five times more likely to experience police harassment because of their religion, compared to those of other faiths.
Middle East Eye


Sleep tight and holiday party pointers
A roundup quotes Steve Sherman, research fellow at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
Patch (Houston)

Examiner-area calendar of events
A roundup mentions that the Houston Children's Chorus' "Kids & Christmas" Pops Concert will be held at Rice's Stude Concert Hall Dec. 17.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Dec. 14 print edition of the Memorial Examiner and Bellaire Examiner, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Rice students made this 1950s salon an institution. Now, university development plans force them out.
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front page of the Dec. 14 print edition and in a previous edition of Dateline.)


The year in politics (Dec. 14, 2022)
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science and fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, participates in a roundtable discussion about the year's biggest political stories.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)

Some local lawmakers undermining voter-approved marijuana decriminalization measures
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
KERA Online

'Fox 26 News'
A broadcast features Harris County Commissioner and alumnus Jack Cagle.
KRIV-TV (Houston)

'KPTM Fox 42 News'
Rice is mentioned.
KPTM-TV (Omaha, Nebraska)


Rice University: Texas power grid debate should focus on reliability and economics, says Baker Institute expert
An article cites a recent study by Julie Cohn, nonresident scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, into Texas' electric grid.
Energy Central

Creating graphene from asphaltenes
An article features Rice research turning asphaltenes, a byproduct of crude oil production, into graphene. Co-authors quoted include James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering; Muhammad Rahman, assistant research professor and adjunct lecturer in materials science and nanoengineering; and Pulickel Ajayan, chair of the Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, the Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor in Engineering and a professor of chemistry.

Liverpool takeover news as expert gives Bahrain and Oman verdicts amid FSG sale
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Liverpool World

NASA's big 2022: Historic moon mission, Webb telescope images, more
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
NASA (This article also appeared in Mirage.)
Lies of omission: Your history teacher skipped over these most important dates
Big Think
Space economy, un laboratorio di pace che vale 470 miliardi di dollari In evidenza
Dazebao News (An English translation is not available.)


Douglas Brinkley lecture in Little Rock is canceled
An article mentions that a talk by Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and author of "Silent Spring Revolution: John F. Kennedy, Rachel Carson, Lyndon Johnson and the Great Environmental Awakening," as part of the Clinton Presidential Center's Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series will be rescheduled.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

Veteran diplomat Djerejian regales audience with tales of international intrigue at assembly event
Edward Djerejian, former director of the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is featured.
Armenian Mirror-Spectator

Plenty of candidates for the next great life sciences city
Rice is mentioned.

Miercuri, 14 Dec., au loc mai multe proiecții de filme și expoziții, iar spre finalul zilei vă puteți bucura de un concert simfonic cu Cristian Măcelaru și Roxana Constantinescu.
An article features alumnus Cristian Măcelaru.
Timis Online (An English translation is not available.)
Cristian Măcelaru revine pe scena Filarmonicii Banatul. Mezzosoprana Roxana Constantinescu, invitată specială
Express de Banat (An English translation is not available.)


TEN: November Athletes of the Month
An article features Rice's Diae El Jardi, who has been named Conference USA's Women's Tennis Athlete of the Month for November. 
Conference USA

Rice football notebook: Bowl trip is worth wait for sixth-year seniors
An article features the Rice football team's matchup against the University of Southern Mississippi in the LendingTree Bowl Dec. 17 in Mobile, Alabama. Head coach Mike Bloomgren is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Dec. 14 print edition.)
'WKRG News 5'
WKRG-TV (Mobile, Alabama)
'KHOU 11 News'
KHOU-TV (Houston)
2022-23 college football bowl game schedule, scores, TV channels, times
Bowl game predictions for 41 college football matchups, viewing schedule
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)

What Texas coach Rodney Terry said after first game leading Longhorns
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin 87-81 in overtime Dec. 12.
The Dallas Morning News (Similar articles also appeared in more than 200 other media outlets.)
After Chris Beard's suspension, Rodney Terry keeps team focused
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Dec. 14 print edition of the Chronicle and the front of the Sports section of the San Antonio Express-News.)
Longhorns Daily News: Top commit QB Arch Manning says 'we can build something special' at Texas
MSN (This article originally appeared in SB Nation.)
Mountain West basketball: Boise State vs. New Orleans — Preview, odds, prediction
Mountain West Wire

Texas high school football championships: 10 players to watch
Rice Stadium is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
North Shore HS Mustangs' road to state

Hugo Archer finds home in Carbondale
An article mentions that Rice will host the Bayou City Collegiate Classic golf tournament at Westwood Golf Club in Houston Feb. 20-21.

JAWS and the 2023 Hall of Fame ballot: Andy Pettitte
Former Rice head baseball coach Wayne Graham is mentioned.

Cougars battle Blue Raiders Wednesday
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team played the University of Houston Dec. 10.
Nonconference slate concludes with Houston

Tom Herman hires former Kansas head coach David Beaty for his FAU staff
An article features former Rice assistant football coaches Tom Herman and David Beaty. (This article also appeared in FootballScoop and The Kansas City Star.)

2022 Independence Bowl preview
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated the University of Louisiana at Lafayette earlier this season.
The Game Haus

Australians making early impact for Northern Colorado men's, women's hoops teams
Former Rice basketball player Riley Abercrombie is featured.
Greeley Tribune

Vanderbilt TE commit Ka'Morreun Pimpton elevated to 4-star prospect
Rice is mentioned.