Dateline Rice for Nov. 30, 2022

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Tropical wildlife keep similar routines around the world
An article features collaborative Rice research into the relationship of mammal activities to body sizes and feeding routines to find common characteristics among diverse populations. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Lydia Beaudrot, assistant professor of biosciences, and visiting scholars Andrea Vallejo-Vargas and Asunción Semper-Pascual.

Method predicts asymmetrical edges of 2D crystals
An article features collaborative Rice research by Boris Yakobson, the Karl F. Hasselmann Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering and a professor of chemistry, and alumnus Luqing Wang.
A crystal shape conundrum is finally solved
Ein rätsel der kristallform ist endlich gelöst (An English translation is not available.)

Olie in de bodem: Vloek of zegen?
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 at Rice, is quoted.
Maarten (An English translation is not available.)
La commovente lettera di un Legionario Romano alla Famiglia Lontana
An article mentions the research of alumnus Grant Adams translating the papyrus letter of Roman soldier Aurelius Polion to his family in the 3rd century.
Vanilla Magazine (An English translation is not available.)

Team Sussex vs. Team Wales: From charity work to celeb supporters and politicians — who are William and Kate's allies and Harry and Meghan's backers as Prince and Princess land in the US
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Daily Mail


GHP CEO: 'No shortage of exciting changes on the horizon' for Houston colleges and universities
An article mentions President Reginald DesRoches and Rice's Carnegie Tier One designation.
Houston Business Journal

EHS students introduced to engineering design projects at Rice
An article features the Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen's Around the Kitchen Table symposium, which highlighted projects by current undergraduate students and connected students from Episcopal High School with Rice faculty and professional engineers in the Houston area.
Village News (This article also appeared in the Nov. 29 print edition, and it appeared in the print and digital editions of the Southwest News.)

Professor provides another look into the legacy of Juan Cortina
Alumna Marie Theresa Hernández is featured.
Winter Texan Times


ERCOT report: Texas power grid will hold up this winter (in most conditions)
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 Online, and this article also appeared in WFAA Online and USA News Lab.)

County approves safety plan after Astroworld tragedy (Nov. 30, 2022)
Manolo Sánchez, adjunct professor of management at the Jones Graduate School of Business, is interviewed about cryptocurrency.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)

How Montrose got to be gay
Brian Riedel, associate director of Rice's Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, is interviewed.
City Cast Houston on Google Podcasts 

Houston bakery beats diabetes through healthy lifestyle and cookies
Alumnus David Downing is featured.
CW 39 Online


ConocoPhillips cuts deal to deliver long-term LNG supplies to Germany
Steven Miles, fellow in global natural gas in the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Natural Gas Intelligence

Why fixing methane leaks from the oil and gas industry can be a climate game-changer — one that pays for itself
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored an article.
Akron Legal News (This article appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

5 ways to adjust to a new life after becoming a widow
An article features collaborative Rice research into the body inflammation of widowed individuals experiencing intense grief. Co-author Christopher Fagundes, associate professor in psychological sciences, is cited.

Recovering hydrogen fuel from non-recyclable waste
An article features collaborative Rice research into a low-cost technique for splitting hydrogen from liquid ammonia.
AZo Cleantech
Other materials stories that may be of interest
The American Ceramic Society

2022 business law Q&A
Lovett College sophomore Robert Cowan is mentioned.
Virginia Business

An article mentions that the following Rice community members reviewed papers published in the Journal of Structural Engineering: postdoctoral research associates Ata Babazadeh Naseri and Mohammad Salehi; Kalil Erazo Cruz, assistant teaching professor in civil and environmental engineering; alumni Prasad Dharap, Majid Ebad Sichani and Zhenghua Wang; graduate student Ashish Pal; and Mehrzad Rahimi, adviser to the research group of Jamie Padgett, the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a researcher at Rice's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center.
American Society of Civil Engineers (This article will also appear in the February 2023 print edition.)

Catalio Capital Management co-leads $27 million financing for medical informatics
Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business is mentioned.
CityBiz (Subscription is required.)

Ultrafine carbon particles accelerate lung cancer development
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.
Technology Networks


Our clean energy future 
An article cites collaborative Rice research that found Texas could entirely phase out the use of coal in the state.
Flathead Beacon

Vanderbilt endowment falls 4.4% in 2022 financial report
An article about university endowments mentions Rice.
The Vanderbilt Hustler


WSOC: 10 individuals named to All-South Region Teams
A pair of articles feature Rice soccer players who have been named to the 2022 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division I All-South Region Teams: Bella Killgore, the Conference USA Goalkeeper of the Year; Grace Collins, the C-USA Offensive Player of the Year; and Delaney Schultz, first-team All-C-USA.
Conference USA
WSOC: All-Conference Teams, award winners announced
Conference USA

Red-hot Rice, led by setter Graham, a balanced attack, opens against Colorado
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is the No. 5 seed in the Louisville Region of the NCAA Tournament and will play the University of Colorado Boulder Dec. 1 in Waco, Texas. Owls Carly Graham, Danyle Courtley, Anota Adekunle, Satasha Kostelecky, Ellie Bichelmeyer and Nia McCardell and head coach Genny Volpe are featured. Graham is also highlighted in ESPN.
NCAA volleyball tournament 2022: Bracket breakdown and preview
7 dark-horse teams to watch in the 2022 DI women's volleyball tournament 
Colorado volleyball beats Utah on Senior Day, advancing to NCAA Tournament
CU Independent

Stanford football head coaching hot board: Nov. 30
Rice head football coach Mike Bloomgren is featured.

Rice vs. Prairie View A&M: How to watch NCAAB online, TV channel, live stream info, game time
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play Prairie View A&M Nov. 30.
CBS Sports

Tramel's ScissorTales: Lincoln Riley can do college football a big favor this week
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Southern California Sept. 3.
The Oklahoman
USC dominates Notre Dame at the Coli: By the numbers

McCoy: Flyers need major clean-up in all facets
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated Western Michigan University 96-88 Nov. 19.
Press Pros Magazine

UTSA Roadrunners play for conference championship Friday — here's how to watch
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of Texas at San Antonio Nov. 19.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required.)

Texas edge Prince Dorbah to enter NCAA transfer portal
An article mentions last season's football game between Rice and the University of Texas at Austin.
SB Nation
Texas edge Prince Dorbah intends to enter NCAA transfer portal

Texas A&M women's basketball team will have defense tested by unbeaten Kansas
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team defeated Texas A&M University 66-58 Nov. 27. 
The Eagle
The Link Farm: Nov. 29, 2022
SB Nation
Jayhawks prepare to renew series with Texas A&M
Women's hoops heads to Kansas for Wednesday night matchup

UTSA vs. North Texas: How to watch the C-USA Championship online, live stream info, game time, TV channel
An article mentions that Rice's football team was defeated by the University of North Texas 21-17 Nov. 26.
USA Today's For the Win

Louisville extends an offer to Texas State OL Kyle Hergel
Rice is mentioned.
Waves basketball teams win games on the same day
An article mentions that Rice men’s basketball team was defeated by Pepperdine University Nov. 7.
The Malibu Times

The Breakdown: Big 12 bowl possibilities and strength of potential opponents
An article mentions that Rice's football team, which has the highest Academic Progress Rate in the country, may be chosen to play in a bowl game.
Sic 'Em 365 
College Football Playoff projections: Week 14 rankings and bowl forecast
Bleacher Report


Tropical wildlife follow the same daily patterns worldwide
How do animals in the wild use their time? A researcher at Rice is part of a new study that shows what motivates the daily ramble of tropical populations. Rice bioscientist Lydia Beaudrot and Andrea Vallejo-Vargas, a graduate student at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and currently a visiting scholar at Rice, found that communities of mammals across the wet tropics divide their days in similar ways, all generally geared toward finding their next meal.