Dateline Rice for May 13, 2022

Dateline Rice


Senegal sees opportunity and 'hypocrisy' in Europe's search for gas
Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required.)

Canada looks to fill global energy gap with renewables, fossil fuels
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
VOA (This article also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)

'Sun 101' presentation at Siena Heights examines the benefits of green energy

Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in The Daily Telegram.)
WJCT-FM (Jacksonville, Florida)
http://dateline.rice/may-13-cohan (This segment aired twice.)

To infinity and beyond
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy’s "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
The International News 
ABC Radio (Australia)


Largely aligned on policy, candidates in Democratic runoff for lieutenant governor push their experience
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 or cited in multiple media outlets.
The Texas Tribune (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
George P. Bush talks tough on border 'invasion' in bid for Texas attorney general
The Dallas Morning News
Texas used federal aid meant for coronavirus relief to offset costs of controversial border mission
KENS 5 Online (This segment also aired on KENS-TV in Houston.)
KRLD-AM (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/may-13-jones (This segment aired 14 times.)

Chabad at Rice makes celebrating Passover enjoyable, convenient, delicious
An article about Chabad at Rice's Passover celebration quotes McMurtry College sophomore Caio Skornicki, Duncan College senior Maya Levitan, Rabbi Shmuli Slonim and Nechama Slonim, co-directors of Chabad at Rice, and alumnus Josh Kowal. Alumnus Matan Leiber-Kotx and Brown College junior Jacob Kasner are pictured.
Jewish Herald-Voice

Form D Friday: Biotech, crypto and tequila all raise capital

A roundup features alumnus Edward Banner, a recent graduate of Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
Dallas Business Journal (Subscription is required.)

KTBB Scholastic All-Stars honored, Babe Laufenberg gives keynote address
A roundup featuring Brayden Bowin, a KTBB Scholastic All-Star, mentions that he plans to attend Rice in the fall.  
Tyler Morning Telegraph

San Antonio police union contract approved by City Council over some community calls to try again

An article cites a 2020 study by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research into San Antonio's police oversight board.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the May 13 print edition, and this article also appeared in the San Antonio Report.)

El Paso high school seniors eager to graduate, headed to UT Austin and Princeton
Rice is mentioned.
El Paso Inc.


These researchers want to use bioengineered cells to destroy tumors
An article features collaborative Rice research that eradicated advanced-stage ovarian and colorectal cancer in mice in as little as six days with a treatment that could be ready for human clinical trials later this year. Co-authors Omid Veiseh, assistant professor of bioengineering, is interviewed. 
NBC DFW (This segment also aired on KXAS-TV in Fort Worth, Texas.)

Why the AANHPI acronym brings mixed feelings for some within the community
Graduate student Bianca Mabute-Louie is quoted.
ABC 13 Online 

Texas ranks in the top 10 for great places to be a student in 2022
Rice is mentioned.
KYYW Online

WATCH: Gov. Youngkin speaks at Virginia Tech's 2022 commencement
An article features alumnus Glenn Youngkin, governor of Virginia.
NBC 12 Online (This article also appeared in WDBJ Online.)


Sophisticated fluid mechanics model: Space-time isogeometric analysis of car and tire aerodynamics
An article features collaborative Rice research that developed a computer simulation to accurately model moving cars, right down to the air flow around rolling tires. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Tayfun Tezduyar, the James F. Barbour Professor of Mechanical Engineering, research associate Takashi Kuraishi and alumnus Kenji Takizawa.
Tech Xplore

Eco-friendly method for the recovery of valuable rare earth metals
An article features Rice research that uses flash Joule heating to extract rare earth elements from industrial waste. Co-authors James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering, is quoted and pictured.
AZo Mining

Uncover concussion clues in the gut
An article features a collaborative study of 33 Rice football players to determine the diagnostic potential of the gut's microbiome to track the impact of concussions. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Todd Treangen, an assistant professor of computer science; Sarah Schodrof, assistant athletic trainer and director of insurance services; graduate students Kristen Curry, Qi Wang, Elizabeth Reeves; and Michael Nute, a National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow in computer science.
Rehab Management

A mild-mannered biker triggered a huge debate over humans' role in climate change — in the early 20th century

Sylvia Dee, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, authored an article.
Environmental News Bits

IRS expert defends his 2010 Facebook valuation at tax trial
Yael Hochberg, the Ralph S. O'Connor Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, is mentioned.
Law360 (Subscription is required.)

Seattle confirms six members to the Urban Forestry Commission
An article mentions that alumna Rebecca Neumann is one of six new members added to Seattle's Urban Forestry Commission.
Greenspace Blog by Seattle's Office of Sustainability & the Environment

Event: How we can get more Colorado students to — and through — college
An article featuring Malcom Lovejoy mentions that he plans to attend Rice in the fall.
Chalkbeat Colorado

In memoriam: Lili Baehr
Alumna Lili Baehr is featured.


2022 Outstanding Graduates: A salute to Michigan's best and brightest
A roundup featuring Jade Xu, valedictorian of Washtenaw International High School, mentions that she plans to attend Rice in the fall.   
The Detroit News (Subscription is required.)

Remembering Professor Tomáš Hudlický
An article features late alumnus Tomáš Hudlický, who died recently at age 73.
The Brock News


Celebrating seniors as Houston hosts UCF
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play a road game against the University of Houston May 17.

Predicting 2022 win totals for Texas' G5 football programs
A roundup featuring Rice football mentions head coach Mike Bloomgren.
Dave Campbell's Texas Football

Red-hot Cajuns invade first-place Texas State for critical Sun Belt series
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team was swept by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette May 10-11.
The Acadiana Advocate

Offensive tackle Elishah Jackett announces updated top 5, UCLA football makes cut
Rice is mentioned.
Sports Illustrated's All Bruins

TSN Radio
Former Rice football player Luke Willson is interviewed about the NFL's 2022-23 schedule release.
CHUM-AM (Canada)