Dateline Rice for June 8, 2022

Dateline Rice


Jan 6 panel to lay out US Capitol riot case in prime-time hearing
Paul Brace, the Clarence L. Carter Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
Al Jazeera

Attaque du 6 janvier: Les Texans derrière l'insurrection du Capitole
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.
RFI (An English translation is not available.)

Joe Biden feje fölött összecsapnak a hullámok
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is quoted.
Magyar Hírlap (An English translation is not available.)

Bitcoin wasn't as decentralized or anonymous as crypto bros told you, study finds

An article cites collaborative Rice research into bitcoin.

What we learned when astronaut Stuart Roosa took tree seeds to space

An article about NASA's Moon Trees, saplings germinated from seeds aboard the Apollo 14 lunar mission in 1971, mentions that Rice has two Half-Moon Trees planted on campus.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in the Abilene Reporter-News and a previous edition of Dateline.)


Houston couple races to find fallen space rocks that are 4.5 billion-year-old time capsules
Linda Welzenbach-Fries, science writer in the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, who discovered remnants of a meteor that recently fell over Mississippi, is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared June 8 print edition of the Chronicle's Bay Area Citizen and a previous edition of Dateline.)

Sugar Land-area calendar of events
A roundup mentions that alumnus Ed Emmett, fellow in energy and transportation policy in the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, will give the keynote address at the Katy Area Infrastructure Summit June 9. 
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the June 8 print edition of the Chronicle's Sugar Land Sun, Katy Rancher and a previous edition of Dateline.)

Veterans become next-door neighbors after receiving mortgage-free homes in Hockley
An article featuring James Ford mentions that he plans to attend Rice in the fall to pursue a doctoral degree. 
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the June 8 print edition and yesterday's Dateline.)

'Cheer' Live, AsiaFest among the six top cultural picks
A roundup mentions that Rice's Moody Center for the Arts will host performances by Pride Chorus Houston and DJ GNDRBNDR in the "Baseera Khan: Weight on History" exhibition space June 15.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Travel.)

Harris County Election Commission continues search for new administrator
Alumna Rachel Carlton authored an article.
Community Impact Newspaper


How Texas got ahead of wind and solar energy production to help power grid
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
Texas power grid can take this week’s spike in demand, ERCOT says
Houston Public Media
Texas Public Radio
KSTX-FM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/june-8-cohan (This segment also aired twice across seven affiliate stations.)

Your Health: The impact of drug factories on treatment
An article features Rice research on 3D-printing an insulin-producing implant for Type 1 diabetics. Omid Veiseh, assistant professor of bioengineering, is interviewed.
WILX Online (This segment also aired twice on WILX-TV in Lansing, Michigan.)

National spelling bee champ from San Antonio given warm welcome home at airport
An article mentions Jones College senior Grace Walters, who coached Harini Logan to the Scripps National Spelling Bee championship June 2. 
KENS Online

'13 Eyewitness News'
A broadcast featuring The Banner Project, a traveling exhibit of Houston-area LGBTQ history, mentions that it has been displayed at Rice.
KTRK-TV (Houston)


2022's best states for racial equality in civic engagement
Tony Brown, professor and associate chair in the Department of Sociology and director of the Racism and Racial Experiences Workgroup, is featured.

See the light: Treating bacterial infections with molecular machines
An article features the latest iteration of nanoscale drills developed at Rice that can quickly kill bacteria. Co-authors James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering, and alumna Ana Santos are quoted in Bio Techniques.
Tiny light-powered drills could be our secret weapon against superbugs
New Atlas
Light powers nano-drills that kill bacteria
Futurity (This article was featured in the June 8 "Futurity Today" newsletter.)

Hall of Fame welcomes 2022 class of Frank and Peggy Steele Interns
Duncan College sophomore Ian Oliver has been named to the 2022 class of Frank and Peggy Steele Interns at the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

Verizon's DEI efforts reflect corporate America's evolving perspective on such initiatives' merits
An article cites Rice research that found a brand's diversity, equity and inclusion efforts can positively influence consumers' attitudes toward companies.
Insider Intelligence

Serial entrepreneurs launch Nabaco Inc.
An article mentions the Rice Business Plan Competition.
Fresh Plaza


Hamm receives Elijah Watt Sells Award
Alumna Liana Hamm is featured.
Jacksonville Journal-Courier

Deena T. Grossman's 'Wildfires and Waterways'
Alumna Deena Grossman, a graduate of Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.
Oregon ArtsWatch

Foxcroft Academy Horizon Scholarship winners
An article featuring high school student Lauren Martin mentions that she will attend a National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine at Rice.
The Piscataquis Observer

Medical Debt De-Weaponization Act discussed in NC House Banking Committee

An article mentions that experts at Rice co-authored the study "N.C. Nonprofit Hospitals Bill the Poor."
The Carolina Journal (This article also appeared in Triangle NewsHub.)

Hotty Toddy: Ole Miss top choice for N'side graduates, MSU close second
Rice is mentioned. 
The Northside Sun
William Urban: 'Edge of Eternity'
The Monmouth Daily Review Atlas

Impact of a Coyotes arena-entertainment district could reach all the way to South Tempe
Alumnus Lee Shappell authored two columns.
Wrangler News 
Tempe prepares for blistering 110-degree heat that is in the forecast for this weekend
Wrangler News


C-USA announces Spring Spirit of Service Awards
An article featuring Rice track and field athlete Travis Dowd mentions he has been named a Conference USA's Spring Spirit of Service Award winner, which honors student athletes with significant community service endeavors, good academic standing and participation in their sport.
Conference USA

Humble ISD celebrates 81 student athletes in spring signing ceremony
An article mentions that Kaleb Cox plans to join Rice's track and field team in the fall.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the June 8 print edition of the Chronicle's Lake Houston Observer and a previous edition of Dateline.)

Ridge Point knocks off Strake Jesuit in baseball playoffs
An article mentions that Trey Duffield plans to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the June 8 print edition of the Chronicle's Sugar Land Sun and a previous edition of Dateline. )

Houston Bucket List Part 3: Pride, gators and Galveston
Rice baseball is mentioned.
Houston Press 

Texas adds LHP David Shaw from portal
Former Rice baseball player David Shaw is featured.
Horn Sports
Bevo's Daily Roundup: Texas RB Bijan Robinson named college football's best in preseason position rankings
SB Nation


Immigration, diplomacy with Mexico focus of Baker Institute event
The president of El Colegio de México will speak on challenges testing the United States-Mexico relationship at a June 15 Baker Institute for Public Policy event. Silvia Giorguli Saucedo will discuss immigration, economic integration, border governance and the state of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Mexico.