Dateline Rice for Jan. 7, 2022

Dateline Rice


5 recipes from 'Chef Secrets: The Science of Cooking'
An article features Lesa Tran Lu, associate director for educational programs at the Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering and adjunct lecturer in chemistry.
'Chef Secrets: The Science of Cooking' explores the science behind our favorite comfort foods
She Does The City

Ahead of vice president's Latin America trip, immigration takes center stage as domestic issue
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.
La Politica Online

El chavismo sortea las sanciones de EEUU y recupera niveles de producción petrolera con la ayuda de Irán
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, is quoted.
Diario de Cuba (An English translation is not available.)

A look back at 2021 on Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

A roundup mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on nanomaterials research.
Yahoo! News

What George P. Bush wants
An article features alumnus George P. Bush, the Texas land commissioner.
Washington Examiner


¿Texas gasta más en servicios para migrantes indocumentados de lo que ellos generan en impuestos?
Jose Ivan Rodriguez-Sanchez, research scholar for the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Dallas Morning News' Al Día Dallas (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in Hecho en California.)

Houston environmental news update Jan. 5, 2022
A roundup mentions that Rice's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center's "Post-Harvey Climate & Flood Impacts on the Built Environment" conference, which was originally scheduled for Jan. 27-28, is now slated for April 28-29 at Rice's Anderson-Clarke Center.
Citizens' Environmental Coalition

2022 Good Brick Awards announced, honors residential and commercial spaces

A roundup mentions that Rice's rehabilitation of its Mechanical Laboratory, which was constructed in 1912, will receive a Preservation Houston Good Brick Award, which recognizes projects that have had an impact on honoring the city's architectural past.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Houston entrepreneur offers guide to startup success
An article mentions that Jay Steinfeld has taught entrepreneurship at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
Jewish Herald-Voice

Racing for impact: Emanu El Runners group honoring HMH at Houston Marathon
An article mentions the exercise path ringing Rice. 
Jewish Herald-Voice (This article appeared on the front page of the print and digital editions, and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

Texas songwriter sparks new genre of Jewish music
An article features alumnus Larry Lesser.
Jewish Herald-Voice


Biden calls insurrection 'a dagger' at democracy; how Jan. 6 will be remembered
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is interviewed.
NPR (This "Here & Now" segment also appeared in yesterday's Dateline, and it appeared in North Country Public Radio, WRKF Online and NPR Illinois.)
Hannity blasts Democrats, media 'clown show' focus on Jan. 6, points out 574 uninvestigated riots
Fox News (This segment also aired on Fox.)
Jan. 6 anniversary: MSNBC invites historian to invoke the Holocaust, backs comparisons to 9/11, Pearl Harbor
Fox News
Historian sparks fury by comparing the Jan. 6 riot to the Holocaust during MSNBC appearance to mark first anniversary of the violence
Daily Mail (Similar articles also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)

'There were issues in our 2020 election': Rep. Troy Nehls recounts Capitol attack on Jan. 6, 2021
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.
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
One year later: What we know about the Houston-area residents who were charged for their role in the Capitol riot
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston.)

KOMO-AM (Seattle)
Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, nonresident scholar at the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the change in the demographic makeup of migrants heading to the U.S.
http://dateline.rice/jan-7-corcab (This segment aired three times.)

When will omicron plateau? (Jan. 7, 2022)
Alumnus and former Rice Marching Owl Band member Charles Kuffner participates in a roundtable discussion of "The Good, Bad and Ugly" of the week's news.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
It's raining fish in Texarkana: 'The Good, Bad and Ugly' of the week
Houston Public Media

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


Using sound and vibration signals to understand the subsurface
Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, co-authored an article.

The value of a niche focus is that it can make students more employable in specialist fields
George Andrews, associate dean of degree programs at the Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
Find MBA 

The sun used to have rings like Saturn
André Izidoro, the Welch Postdoctoral Fellow in Earth, environment and planetary sciences, is cited.
Live Science

UCSB CS students among national outstanding undergrad researchers
An article mentions that an expert at Rice is collaborating on the featured research.
UC Santa Barbara Computer Science News

Blockchain: Opportunity or threat to your business model?
An article authored by Alexis Langagne Fasén mentions that he participated in the Executive Graduate Cryptocurrencies & Blockchain program offered at Rice.
Mexico Business 

Every major event the oldest living person has lived through
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy’s "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.


Some thoughts to start the new year
A blog post mentions that the Gambetta Athletic Improvement Network conference is slated to be held at Rice June 14-18.

Area entertainment happenings include concerts, an antique show and a Christmas finale
Alumna Jessica Mathaes is featured.
Fremont Tribune

Governor-elect Glenn Youngkin to speak at W&M's Charter Day ceremony

An article features alumnus Glenn Youngkin, governor-elect of Virginia.
William & Mary News


Pierre carries Rice over Middle Tennessee 65-61
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated Middle Tennessee State University 65-61 Jan. 6 at Tudor Fieldhouse. Owls Carl Pierre, Travis Evee, Quincy Olivari and Chris Mullins are highlighted. Head coach Scott Pera is quoted in the Houston Chronicle and mentioned on KPRC.
ABC News (This Associated Press article also appeared in 50 other media outlets.)
Rice holds off Middle Tennessee in Conference USA home opener
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 7 print edition.)
Blue Raiders fall in close contest at Rice to open C-USA play (This article also appeared in the Murfreesboro Post.)
Rice rallies past Middle Tennessee to get first C-USA win of season
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-7-pera (This segment aired three times.)

Cruz Jr. fulfilling longtime dream at Rice
An article features Rice head baseball coach Jose Cruz Jr.

'CW 39'
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play the University of Alabama at Birmingham Jan. 8 at Tudor Fieldhouse.
KIAH-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-7-kiah (This segment aired three times.)

MTSU women's basketball game vs. Rice postponed because of snow, rescheduled for Friday 
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball game against Middle Tennessee State University Jan. 6 was rescheduled for Jan. 7 due to inclement weather. 
Daily News Journal (This article also appeared in the Tennessean, and an excerpt appeared in the Jan. 7 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Lady Raiders vs. Rice postponed until Friday (This article also appeared in and the Murfreesboro Post.)
Middle Tennessee hosts Rice and North Texas

UAB women's basketball game vs. Rice postponed
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball game against the University of Alabama at Birmingham scheduled for Jan. 8 was postponed due to COVID-19 protocols.
WBRC Online 
Saturday's UAB women's basketball game postponed

UAB, Rice meet in conference play
ESPN (This Associated Press article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)

Mailbag: Is it already time for Texans to cut ties with David Culley?
An article mentions that Rice was part of the Southwest Conference.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Houston swimming and diving opens spring schedule Friday
An article mentions that Rice's swim team is slated to compete against the University of Houston and Southern Methodist University Jan. 7.

Former Jenks WR Isaiah Epps commits to TU as grad transfer
An article mentions that Sam Crawford Jr. transferred to Rice to play football.
Tulsa World

How to watch Alabama-Birmingham vs. North Texas in men's college basketball: Livestream, TV channel, start time
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team was defeated by the University of North Texas 75-43 Jan. 1.
Sports Illustrated
'We love games like this' — UNT set for critical showdown with UAB
Denton Record-Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Ridgeway declares for NFL Draft
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.)

A rundown of everything from busy Jan. 4 in UNT sports
An article mentions former Rice football player Tyrae Thornton.

Texas Next: San Antonio Clark PG Hailey Adams
An article featuring Haley Adams mentions that she has signed to play basketball at Rice.
Spectrum News (This article also appeared in Texas News Today.)

'KETK Today'
A broadcast mentions former Rice football player Khalan Griffin.
KETK-TV (Tyler, Texas)


Live from Rice: New camera streams 24/7 video of iconic landmark
A live television shot of one of the most iconic sights in Houston is now streaming at all hours of the day and night, providing 24/7 video of Rice University's Academic Quadrangle. Television producers and meteorologists are welcome to use the shot during news and weather broadcasts. The camera mounted atop Rice's Fondren Library is linked to EarthCam, the leading network of livestreaming webcams deployed around the world.