Dateline Rice for Jan. 11, 2022

Dateline Rice


One year later: What we know about the Houston-area residents who were charged for their role in the Capitol riot
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.
MSN (This article originally appeared in KHOU Online.)
KRLD-AM (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-jones (This segment aired three times.)

Putin's (natural) gaslighting of Europe

Anna Mikulska, nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in Axios.)

Zac Brown Band, college mascots and 'Glenn vests': Inauguration chair Bruce Thompson brings 'spirit' to Youngkin celebration
An article features alumnus Glenn Youngkin, governor-elect of Virginia.
MSN (This article originally appeared in the Virginian-Pilot, and it appeared in the Daily Press. This story also appeared on the front page of the Jan. 11 print edition of the Daily Press.)

Lawsuit says 16 elite colleges are part of price-fixing cartel
A federal lawsuit names Rice among 16 universities and colleges accused of working together to reduce the financial aid they give to students. Duncan College junior Tristan Alaniz is interviewed in the final KRIV-TV segment.
The New York Times (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 11 print edition, and similar articles appeared in more than 300 other media outlets.)
Rice among 16 universities accused in price-fixing scheme for financial aid
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 11 print edition.)
5 things for Houstonians to know for Tuesday, Jan. 11
'13 Eyewitness News'
KTRK-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kriv (This segment aired 19 times.)
'KHOU 11 News'
KHOU-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-khou (This segment aired twice.)
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kprc (This segment aired four times.)  
'Fox 26 News'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kriv (This segment aired 8 times.)
'Fox 19 News'
KVCT-TV (Victoria, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kvct (This segment aired 20 times.)
'Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kriv (This segment aired six times.)
'Fox 8 News
WGHP-TV (Greensboro, North Carolina)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-wghp (This segment aired twice.)
'KXAN News Today'
KXAN-TV (Austin, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kxan (This segment aired twice.)
KRLD-AM (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-krld (This segment aired 8 times.)
'KVUE News Daybreak
KVUE-TV (Austin, Texas)
Texas Public Radio
KSTX-AM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-tpr (This segment aired twice on seven affiliate stations.)
'Fox 26 News Edge'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-araniz (This segment aired twice.)

What George P. Bush wants
An article features alumnus George P. Bush, the Texas land commissioner.
Washington Examiner (This article appeared in the Jan. 11 print edition and a previous edition of Dateline.)

L’avenir de la santé
A roundup features Rice research that developed "wet-spun" carbon nanotube fibers that are stronger than Kevlar and are almost as conductive as copper. Alumna Lauren Taylor is featured.
La Presse (An English translation is not available.)


James A. Baker III talks cancel culture, transition of power at Heritage Society dinner

James Baker III, honorary chair of the Baker Institute for Public Policy and former U.S. secretary of state, spoke at "An Evening of Heritage: A Conversation with Susan Garrett Baker and Secretary James A. Baker III" Jan. 9.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)


Fact check: Beto O'Rourke says Medicaid expansion could've brought $100 billion to Texas economy
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. This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman and yesterday's Dateline.)

Suburbs in Houston, other cities outgrowing suburban core, new report says
An article cites a 2021 analysis by Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research about population growth in the Houston area.
Houston Business Journal

9 vivid and eye-catching January art events no Houstonian should miss

A roundup features "Soundwaves: Experimental Strategies in Art + Music," an exhibit that will open at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts Jan. 21. 
CultureMap Houston


Texas landlords must now disclose flood risk information to renters. Housing experts say it doesn't go far enough
An article cites a study by Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research that found that 475,000 renters in Harris County live in a mapped flood plain.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston, and this article also appeared in Texas Daily News.)

University of Houston plans 'soft opening' for spring semester in response to COVID surge
Several articles and broadcasts mention that Rice will conduct virtual instruction through Jan. 24, and the university will require all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated and boosted and wear masks indoors.  
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston, and this article also appeared in NewsChant.)
UH plans to start spring semester online next week due to COVID-19 surge
KHOU Online
Colleges look to contain COVID as classes resume (Jan. 11, 2022)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)

Gov. Abbott launches reelection campaign in South Texas ahead of March primary

The Texan (Subscription is required.)
Texas Public Radio
KSTX-AM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/jan-11-kstx (This segment aired on seven affiliate stations.)


Migrating holes help catalysts to be productive
An article features Rice research into gaining greater control over catalytic reactions by applying electric fields. Anatoly Kolomeisky, professor of chemistry and of chemical and biomolecular engineering and the department chair of chemistry, is quoted.

Solar could boom this year if supply chains don't collapse
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, is quoted.
E&E (Subscription is required.)

Ancient air bubbles: Scientists may have discovered cause of low atmospheric oxygen levels

An article features collaborative Rice research that found glacial erosion in Antarctica may play a role in the declining levels of oxygen around the world. Co-author Yuzhen Yan, a postdoctoral research associate in Rice's Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, is quoted.
Nature World News

Why mothers opt to stay in flood-prone Houston neighborhoods
An article features the new book "In Too Deep," which looks at the effects of repeated, catastrophic flooding on mothers and their children. Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, dean of the School of Social Sciences, is cited.

Winners announced for the BroadwayWorld 2021 Houston Awards
An article mentions that Wiess College sophomore Matthew Alter won "Best Performer in a Play" and "Best Performer in a Streaming Play" in the 2021 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards for his performance in Rice's 2020 production of "The Importance of Being Earnest."

Auburn University helps student and faculty entrepreneurs make their business startup dreams a reality
An article mentions the Rice University Business Plan Competition. 
Birmingham Business Journal

The 15 most groundbreaking NASA missions
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy’s "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Slash Gear

Muitos corpos em um: A prática profunda de Jasmine Hearn
An article mentions that Jasmine Hearn has performed at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts. 
Dial News (An English translation is not available.)


Color these (new) Tennessee former blue-staters red | Opinion
An article mentions that experts at Rice analyzed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine the net migration to Texas from California.
Knox News

Alumni return to Stillwater to perform at McKnight Center — Oklahoma State University
An article features alumnus Ernesto Tovar Torres, a graduate of Rice's Shepherd School of Music.


Pro Football Hall of Famer, New York Jets great Maynard dies at age 86

An article features Don Maynard, who died Jan. 10 at 86. He attended Rice for one semester.
ABC News (An excerpt also appeared in the Jan. 11 print edition of the Houston Chronicle, and similar articles appeared in 50 other media outlets.)

Murió Don Maynard, legendario receptor de los New York Jets

ESPN (An English translation is not available.)

Falcons sign 17 players to futures contracts Former Rice football player Austin Trammell is featured.

Malashka named C-USA Player of the Week
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team was defeated by Middle Tennessee State University 87-63 Jan. 7. 
MTSU women's basketball freshman Courtney Blakely stepping up during conference play
Daily News Journal
NOTEBOOK: Blue Raiders are all over the NFL playoffs in 2022

UH swimming and diving pick up victory over SMU, Rice
An article mentions that Rice's swimming team competed at a meet at the University of Houston earlier this season.
The Daily Cougar (A similar article also appeared in SwimSwam.)

SMU football set to hire new director of scouting, sources say
An article features Alex Brown, former director of recruiting for Rice football.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)

BREAKING: Tyler Turner commits to 2023 Baylor class
Rice is mentioned.
Dallas-area boys district storylines to watch: Timberview, Frisco Memorial among 5A contenders
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)
Oklahoma State offers Georgetown offensive lineman Mac Hollensteiner
How top stars in the NFL playoffs ranked as high school recruits
Pensacola News Journal

Spring season preview: Men's tennis
An article mentions that Rice's tennis team is slated to play the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Jan. 29.

Cowgirls set to take on Texas Tech in Lubbock

An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team was defeated by Oklahoma State University 68-48 Nov. 20.

Cowgirls hit the road once again to face TCU

WKU hits the road to take on FIU
An article mentions that Rice's women's and men's basketball teams are slated to play Western Kentucky University Jan. 13.
WBKO Online
Lady Toppers extend winning streak to five at FIU (This article also appeared in the Bowling Green Daily News and WBKO Online.)
Hilltoppers host FIU on Saturday
Bowling Green Daily News
Tops defeat FIU 84-71 with balanced scoring 

Casey Thompson announces he's joining Husker program
An article mentions that Rice's football team played the University of Texas at Austin last season.

'Tough' Herd wins at FAU
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Marshall University Jan. 15.
WSAZ Online

Ex-Allen coach Todd Graham faces questions, verbal abuse allegations for culture created at Hawaii
Former Rice head football coach Todd Graham is featured.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)

Gators announce two additions to 2022 roster
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team played the University of North Texas last March.

Roadrunners announce 2022 schedule
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio April 15-17.

Gonzaga vs. Pepperdine preview
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated Pepperdine University earlier this season.
Sports Illustrated's Gonzaga Nation

Ranking the top 10 transfer portal losses — Conference USA
Former Rice football player Antonio Montero is featured.
SB Nation