Dateline Rice for Sept. 16, 2022

Dateline Rice


A grassroots group is channeling public frustration in Texas
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, is quoted.
The Economist (Subscription is required.)
Migrants bused from Texas arrive outside residence of US vice president (This Andalou Agency article also appeared in and yesterday's Dateline.)
Texas es uno de los estados que más depende de los impuestos para el gasto público, según estudio
Univision Houston on YouTube (An English translation is not available.)

Most US adults can't name the three branches of government, survey finds
Paul Brace, the Clarence L. Carter Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
The Washington Times (Subscription is required.)

Is China reexporting Russian gas to Europe?
Anna Mikulska, nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Deutsche Welle

Ethnic minorities are paid less, even in the same firm
An article cites Rice research into racial slights in workplaces, which can result in declines in job satisfaction and burnout.
Forbes (Subscription is required.)


Shell CEO steps down after 8 years, will be replaced by renewables chief
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Business section in the Sept. 16 print edition.)
Lithium: Storing more clean power with less pollution
Yale Climate Connections

Houston's Big Queer Picture Show picks up where Qfest left off
Alumnus Baird Campbell, instructor and teaching fellow in the Program for Writing and Communication, is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Movies.)

From austere office building to dazzling residential penthouse — inside a bold Houston couple's ambitious renovation
Alumna Mary Lambrakos is featured.

Best and worst
Rice is mentioned.
Dallas Voice
Local students selected for 2022-23 National Merit Semifinalists
KTSM Online
Pair of EPISD students are county's only 2022-23 National Merit Semifinalists
El Paso Herald-Post


Age restrictions for buying guns and playwright Ken Ludwig reimagines his first hit (Sept. 16, 2022)
Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker III Institute Chair in Health Economics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Health and Biosciences, 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.)

'KHOU 11 News'
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor emeritus of sociology, is interviewed about the Census Bureau's American Community Survey results, which found that Hispanics make up the majority of the Texas population.
KHOU-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/sept-16-klineberg (This segment aired three times.)
'5 p.m. newscast Sept. 15, 2022'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)

Houston Happenings: Sept. 15-18, 2022
A roundup mentions that "Urban Impressions: Experiencing the Global Contemporary Metropolis" will be exhibited at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts Sept. 16-Dec. 17. 
KHOU Online

Mexico's president is unlikely to reopen the country's energy sector to private investment, even if he loses a trade dispute with the US
Lourdes Melgar, nonresident fellow at the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Public Media (This segment aired on seven Texas Public Radio-affiliated stations, and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

Bun B's Trill Burgers pop-up at Houston City Hall this weekend!
An article mentions Bernard "Bun B" Freeman, former distinguished lecturer at Rice.
Fox 26 Online

Artemis update: What will it take to make it back to the moon?
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Science Friday (This segment also aired on 375 affiliate stations across the U.S., and the podcast also appeared on NPR and SoundCloud.)
Today's news in 10 minutes
Making the hard choices
News-Press Now

'Capital Tonight'
A broadcast cites research by Rice into the number of Afghan refugees who have settled in Texas. 
Spectrum News Austin (This segment aired nine times and appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

'Fox & Friends'
Alumnus Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. attorney general, is featured.
Fox News


Texas must tackle stem cell misinformation, say experts
An article features the new report "Making Stem Cell Interventions and Advertisements Safer and More Effective in Texas" co-authored by Kirstin Matthews, fellow in science and technology policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, and graduate student Akshaya Venkatesh.
Medical Xpress

Physicists demo method for designing topological metals
An article features collaborative Rice research developing a new method for predicting whether metallic compounds are likely to host topological states that arise from strong electron interactions. Co-author Qimiao Si, the Harry C. and Olga K. Wiess Professor of Physics and Astronomy, is quoted.

Clinical study discovers new treatment method may eliminate mesothelioma tumors
An article features a collaborative study using Rice's cytokine "drug factory" technology that found it can eradicate advanced-stage mesothelioma tumors in mice in just a few days. Co-author Omid Veiseh, assistant professor of bioengineering, is mentioned.
Mesothelioma Guide

These vegan kung pao mushrooms are way better than takeout
An article features alumna Hannah Che.

11 of the best new podcasts to add to your queue
An article mentions that the first episode of the "Buried Bones" podcast is about William Marsh Rice.


Experts confident Louisiana's petrochemical sector will adapt and thrive
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

'Legendary' cognitive scientist Daniel Osherson, 'scientist of rare talent' and 'excellent and caring mentor,' dies at 73
An article featuring the late Daniel Osherson mentions that he formerly taught at Rice.
Princeton University News

GCA celebrates 22 years of Guyana Folk Festival Season in Brooklyn
Rice is mentioned.
Caribbean Life
Samba Houston promove a cultua brasileira no Texas
Brazilian Times (An English translation is not available.)

Com recital, brasileiros em Houston (Texas) celebram 200 anos de independência do Brasil
An article mentions that the "Celebrating 200 Years of Brazilian Independence" event took place at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Brazilian Times (An English translation is not available.)


Rice University holds First Black Student-Athletes Celebration to honor six trailblazers of '72
An article mentions that Rice's football team will wear 1970s-themed throwback helmets in honor of the university's first Black student athletes for its game against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Sept. 17. Rice will honor Rodrigo Barnes, LeRoy Marion, Mike Tyler, Stahlé Vincent, Denise Bostick and Leila Freeman at the First Black Student-Athletes Celebration Sept. 16 at the Ion. Alumna Jamila Mensah, president of the Association of Rice University Black Alumni, is quoted. Additional articles mention this weekend's game between the Owls and the Ragin' Cajuns.
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired nine times on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
2022 Week 3 preview: Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns at Rice Owls
SB Nation
Ragin' Cajuns hit road for first time to take on Rice
Crescent City Sports
UL vs. Rice — Deep dive into Saturday's matchup
The Advocate
McNeese to go with Knox Kadum at QB moving forward
KPLC Online (This segment also aired on KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, Louisiana.)
Week 3 college football schedule: How to watch all 72 FBS games
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Subscription is required.)

Women's soccer draws in C-USA opener at UTEP
An article mentions that Rice's soccer team is slated to play Florida International University Sept. 18.

Red-hot Trojans host Fresno State in first night game of the season
An article mentions the Sept. 3. football game between Rice and the University of Southern California.
Daily Trojan
Does College Football Playoff affect when OU, Texas jump to SEC?
The Oklahoman (Subscription is required. A similar article also appeared in The Score and

Rivals100 2025 CB Devin Sanchez discusses No. 14 ranking in initial top 100
Rice football is mentioned.

UTSA to face Texas in Saturday night showdown
An article mentions that Rice football's record against the University of Texas at San Antonio is 3-6.
K-State wraps up non-con slate at Rice Adidas Invitational
An article mentions that the Rice Adidas Invitational II volleyball tournament will be held at Tudor Fieldhouse Sept. 16-18. (A similar article also appeared in The Mercury.)

Chris Whittaker leads group of transfers sparking UIW defense to record ranking
Former Rice football player Miles Adams is mentioned.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the Sept. 16 print edition.)

The Sports Report: Justin Herbert can't complete comeback
An article mentions the 1988 football game between Rice and the University of Notre Dame. 
Los Angeles Times

Women's basketball announces nonconference slate
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Abilene Christian University Nov. 13.

Aggie cross-country set to host Texas A&M Invitational
An article mentions that Rice's women's cross-country team is slated to compete in the Texas A&M Invitational Sept. 16. (This article also appeared in KBTX Online.)

UTSA to wrap up nonconference play by hosting Roadrunner Classic presented by Courtyard Marriott
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio Sept. 23.

Huskies to host Dog Pound Challenge
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team defeated Brown University in the Adidas Invitational volleyball tournament at Tudor Fieldhouse Sept. 9-11.

Pirates take down No. 19 SMU in Dallas
An article mentions that Rice's soccer team was defeated by Southern Methodist University Aug. 18.

FCS: Week 3 HBCU predictions
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated McNeese State University 52-10 Sept. 10.
Hero Sports

Texas A&M: Football and basketball has big recruiting weekend vs. Miami
Rice is mentioned.
Clemson making a move with Lone Star State TE
The Clemson Insider