Dateline Rice for Nov. 16, 2022

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Rice, University of Houston top Princeton Review lists for entrepreneurial programs again
Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business is ranked No. 1 among graduate entrepreneurship programs on the 17th annual Top Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies list released by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. Peter Rodriguez, dean of the Jones School, and Yael Hochberg, the Ralph S. O'Connor Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship, are quoted.
Houston Business Journal


317,793 people were arrested for marijuana possession in 2020 despite the growing legalization movement
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored an article.
The Conversation (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)

Hispanic voters tipped races in battleground states, Latino groups say
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.
MSN (This KTSM Online article originally appeared in the Border Report, and it appeared in more than 20 other media outlets.)
KRLD-AM (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/nov-16-payan (This segment aired twice.)

Short-circuiting the electronic-waste crisis
James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering, is quoted.
Big innovation can depend on really little things
Mind Matters

Qatar — liten stat med store ambisjoner
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
MSN Norway (An English translation is not available. This article originally appeared in ABC Nyheter.)
FIFA World Cup host Qatar to count carbon emissions from daily shuttle flights

Passing the baton
An article mentions the late Larry Rachleff, the former Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestral Conducting at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
China Daily

More than 80% of four-year colleges won't require standardized tests for fall 2023 admissions
An article mentions that Rice has test-optional admissions.

The Artemis moon mission and informed risk-taking: A leadership message
An op-ed mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Why go back to the moon?
Why is NASA going back to the moon 50 years after Apollo mission?
Firstpost (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
'Fox 35 News'
WOFL-TV (Orlando)

The number of Houston kids killed by gun violence is rising, data shows, reflecting a national crisis
An article cites research by the Baker Institute for Public Policy that found nonfatal firearm injuries are three times more common than firearm deaths among children in Houston.
MSN (This Houston Chronicle appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)


'Morning Joe'
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and author of the new book "Silent Spring Revolution," is interviewed about last week's midterm elections and other political developments.

Mental, physical health support top list of needs for HISD students and parents
A new survey by the Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC) at Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research found that mental and physical health support tops the list of needs for Houston Independent School District students and parents. HERC research scientist Kori Stroub is quoted.

'Good Morning El Paso'
A broadcast mentions that alumna Germaine Franco has been nominated for a Grammy Award for her work on Disney's "Encanto."
KVIA-TV (El Paso, Texas)

KFI-AM (Los Angeles)
A broadcast features Rice research into how planets form.


Texas public opinion on abortion after Dobbs
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, authored an op-ed, and he is quoted by the George W. Bush Presidential Center.
The Cengage Blog
Attacks on press freedom are an attack on the idea of democracy
George W. Bush Presidential Center

Ants as model farmers
Scott Solomon, associate teaching professor in biosciences, authored an article.
American Council on Science and Health (This article originally appeared in The Conversation and in yesterday's Dateline.)

What defines young leaders? More research could benefit youth and society broadly
An article mentions that leadership scientists at Rice contributed to the featured research.
Association for Psychological Science (This article also appeared in Newswise.)

Ahana joins leading open source innovators in its commitment to the Velox Open Source Project created by Meta
An article features alumnus Deepak Majeti.

From classroom to community: An assessment and potential implications of an undergraduate civic engagement research and learning program
An article mentions the Houston Action Research Teams program, a civic engagement program administered by the Center for Civic Leadership at Rice.
Political Science Now

50 free things to do in Houston, TX 
A roundup features James Turrell's "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion.
Family Destinations Guide


Robinson named chancellor
Several articles feature alumnus Charles Robinson, who has been named as the chancellor of the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
University of Arkansas

Robinson named as next UA chancellor; first Black person to lead school
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (This article also appeared in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.)
University of Arkansas Board unanimously selects Charles Robinson to head UA Fayetteville
Arkansas Times
University of Arkansas selects new chancellor
KNWA Online

Astronomer in residence
An article features alumnus Daniel Fleisch.
Wittenberg University News

Burning River Winds performs at Hayner
Alumnus John deGruchy is featured.
Miami Valley Today


Middle Tennessee earns 81-46 win over Rice
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team was defeated by Middle Tennessee State University 81-46 Nov. 15.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in the Nov. 16 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Middle Tennessee defeathers Rice to open C-USA play

WSOC: 23 Conference USA student athletes named Academic All-District
An article mentions that Rice soccer players Bella Killgore and Delaney Schultz have been named to the 2022 College Sports Communicators' Academic All-District Women’s Soccer Teams.
Conference USA

Rice football notes: Owls look to continue recent upset trend when UTSA visits
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio Nov. 19. Head coach Mike Bloomgren is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in the Nov. 16 print edition.)
Despite injury hurdles, UTSA still primed for Conference USA championship chase
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the Nov. 16 print edition.)
Kaz's fearless forecast
The Record
How UCF returned to New Year’s Six driver's seat with John Rhys Plumlee, Gus Malzahn
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
2022 college football conference title scenarios and bowl eligibility tracker
Action Network
'KSAT 12 News'
KSAT-TV (San Antonio)

Men's basketball blows out Rice in season opener with a 106-67 victory
An article mentions that Rice men’s basketball team was defeated by Pepperdine University Nov. 7.
Pepperdine University's Graphic

MTSU sets record GSR score
An article mentions that Rice has the highest student athlete Graduation Success Rate in Conference USA.

Women's basketball welcomes SFA to the Super Pit
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team defeated Stephen F. Austin University Nov. 10.
Johnson drops 20 in Ladyjacks' loss to Rice

Charlotte volleyball falls to North Texas in season finale and finishes sixth in C-USA standings
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to compete in the Conference USA championship.
Cats, Sooners set for Big 12 battle in Bramlage
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team played Kansas State University earlier this season.

Hogs need to leave a cold impression on Rebels in key home showdown
An article mentions that Rice was part of the Southwest Conference.
Fayetteville Flyer

Sure, TCU could make the playoff. But more importantly, it earned Texas football bragging rights.
Rice football is mentioned.
College football playoff projections: Week 12 rankings and bowl forecast
Bleacher Report
CFB Strength Ratings update: Georgia takes top spot in 3 categories

Home series with Houston headlines 2023 baseball schedule
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley March 7.

LSU's Josh Williams: From walk-on to road warrior
Rice is mentioned.
Crescent City Sports

Sasser named to Wooden Award preseason watch list
An article mentions last season's men's basketball game between Rice and the University of Houston.

Strength in numbers: Thompson building Rattlers through detailed plan, trust
An article features former Rice football player Carl Thompson.

College football conference championships: Who's in ahead of Week 12?
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by Western Kentucky University Nov. 12.
Sports Illustrated's Killer Frogs
'CBS 40 News'
WNKY-TV (Bowling Green, Kentucky)
http://dateline.rice/nov-16-wnky (This segment aired three times.)

2022 UIL volleyball state tournament preview: Matchups, players to know and more
An article featuring Cindy Tchouangwa mentions that she has committed to play volleyball at Rice.
The Dallas Morning News

Twins add four to major league roster
Former Rice baseball player Matt Canterino is featured.
MLB (This article also appeared in Twins Daily.)

'CBS 40 News'
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team was defeated by Western Kentucky University 3-2 Nov. 10.
WNKY-TV (Bowling Green, Kentucky) 
http://dateline.rice/nov-16-wnky (This segment aired three times.)