Dateline Rice for April 13, 2023

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Putin risks turning Russia into China's 'economic colony': CIA director
Articles feature comments made by CIA Director William Burns during a Baker Institute for Public Policy event on campus April 11.
Newsweek (Similar articles citing Burns appeared in more than 300 other media outlets.)
Russia could become an 'economic colony' of China, according to CIA director
Fortune (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Money.)
Pechino impone una 'no-fly zone' a nord di Taiwan (An English translation is not available.)
Guerra Russia-Ucraina, l'appello di Zelensky: 'Il mondo reagisca alle decapitazioni.' Kiev si appella alla Corte de L'Aja. 
La Stampa (An English translation is not available.)
Direttore CIA: La Russia sempre più vassallo della Cina
Rights Reporter (An English translation is not available.)
'KSN News'
KSNW-TV (Wichita, Kansas)
http://dateline.rice/april-13-burns (This and similar segments aired 28 times on stations across the U.S.)
KTRH-AM (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/april-13-burns (This segment aired three times.)
'Real Radio'
WTKS-FM (Orlando, Florida)

Warren Buffett's Texas power push sparks a Berkshire backlash
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.
Bloomberg (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
COVID emergency declaration ends (April 12, 2023)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
Disseminating a very busy week in politics
Houston Public Media
Texas Republicans are making their mark in Washington
MSN (This Austin American-Statesman article also appeared in Yahoo! Life and Yahoo! Sports and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

White House names fentanyl mixed with xylazine 'emerging threat' to US
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Washington Examiner (This article also appeared in MSN Health.)

Texas Senate tries to fix law requiring election equipment that doesn’t exist
Dan Wallach, professor of computer science and of electrical and computer engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
MSN (This Votebeat article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
Trump praises world tyrants: Xi a 'brilliant man'; Putin 'very smart'; Kim 'top of the line'
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is quoted.
International Business Times

Why Poland is taking so long to build floating gas terminal
Anna Mikulska, nonresident fellow in energy studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Deutsche Welle (This article appeared in the April 12 print edition and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Is college stressing you out? It could be the way your courses are designed
An article mentions that Rice developed a workload calculator that faculty can use to estimate the workload in their courses.
The Conversation (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)


Explainer: Fort Worth ISD is not at risk of state takeover. Here's what it would take
Erin Baumgartner, director of the Houston Education Research Consortium at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Fort Worth Report

In wake of James Webb controversy, NASA plans to avoid naming future missions after people
George Abbey, senior fellow in space policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, and Jae Chung, assistant professor of marketing at the Jones Graduate School of Business, are quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front page of the April 13 print edition of the Chronicle and San Antonio Express-News, and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

Houston working hard to persuade residents and newcomers they don't need to move to the 'burbs
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is quoted.
Houston Press

In memoriam: UTSA remembers Steven Murdock, former state demographer and founder of Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research
Former U.S. Census Bureau Director Steve Murdock, an emeritus professor of sociology at Rice, died April 7 at 75.
UTSA Today (A similar article also appeared in the April 13 print edition of the Texarkana Gazette.)
Texas Public Radio
KSTX-FM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/april-13-murdock (This segment aired twice on seven affiliate stations.)


As fentanyl crisis continues, conservatives back war with cartels
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.
Texas Standard

The cost of health care isn't the only thing motivating some medical tourists
Moramay López-Alonso, associate professor of history, adjunct associate professor of economics and lecturer in management at the Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and on seven affiliate stations on Texas Public Radio.)

EPA reveals new plan to ramp up electric car sales. Will you be able to afford it?
David Gantz, the Will Clayton Fellow in Trade and International Economics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Click2Houston (This segment also aired in the KPRC-TV in Houston.)

Southwest scientists: Cosmic breakthroughs and Nobel Prizes
A roundup features the late Richard Smalley, the former Gene and Norman Hackerman Professor of Chemistry, who shared the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of buckminsterfullerenes, or "buckyballs," a new form of carbon.
KLAQ Online

How Houston transportation has evolved in the past decade (April 13, 2023)
A guest on "Houston Matters" mentions that his wife works at Rice, and the host mentions the Kinder Houston Area Survey.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)


The Cleveland Orchestra presents 'Ellis Island: The Dream of America' and the rest of the classical music to catch this week
A roundup features Ken Cowan, professor of organ at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Cleveland Scene

Strong ultralight material can aid energy storage carbon capture
An article features collaborative Rice research meticulously adjusting the molecular structure of 2D polymers known as covalent organic frameworks. Jun Lou, associate chair and professor of materials science and nanoengineering, and graduate student Qiyi Fang are quoted.

Poo from fish that eat coral is beneficial for coral reefs
An article features research by alumnus Carsten Grupstra.
Peixes que se alimentam dos corais podem, afinal, ser benéficos para os próprios recifes (An English translation is not available.)

Brian Armstrong net worth 2023: How rich is the CEO of Coinbase?
Alumnus Brian Armstrong is featured.

The complicated legacy of the V-2 rocket and its designer
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
The Drive


Should the Illinois state government perform a takeover of Chicago public schools?
An article cites a study by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research into how much Texas spent per student in 2020.
Chicago Leader


Cowboys rally for 7-6 win over Rice; Hill notches No. 288
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team lost to McNeese State University 7-6 April 12. (This article also appeared in Crescent City Sports, American Press and KPLC Online.)
'Fox 29 Morning News'
KVHP-TV (Lake Charles, Louisiana)
http://dateline.rice/april-13-kvhp (This segment aired six times.)

To understand how potential No. 1 NFL draft pick Bryce Young lives in the present, visit his past
Rice football player J.T. Daniels is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

The 24 best players in Houston Astros history
A slideshow features former Rice baseball player Lance Berkman.
MSN Sports (This YardBarker article also appeared in MSN New Zealand and Sports Glitz.)

Steelers Throwback Thursday: Dial for Appleton an NFL draft nightmare
An article features the late Buddy Dial, a former Rice football player.
Steel City Underground (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)

Texas basketball coach Rodney Terry recaps Longhorns' Elite Eight run, looks ahead to 2023-24 season
An article mentions last season's basketball game between Rice and the University of Texas at Austin.

Coody brothers, other North Texans highlight field for Veritex Bank Championship
An article mentions former Rice golfer Mitchell Meissner.
The Dallas Morning News

Harrison Ingram, Stanford transfer in portal, schedules visit with Xavier, per report
An article features former Rice basketball player Quincy Olivari.

Six Longhorns named to NFF Hampshire Honor Society
An article mentions the 2021 football game between Rice and the University of Texas at Austin.

Houston football: Dana Holgorsen defends spring game cancellation, says Cougars will hold fan event in August
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 9.

Colorado football: 10 teams the Buffs should soon play
A roundup features Rice football.
USA Today's Buffaloes Wire


Energy experts to discuss effects of OPEC+ production cuts on gas prices
A panel of energy industry experts will discuss OPEC+ moving to cut production and other factors that will determine the global oil market’s future in an April 18 event at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.