Dateline Rice for April 19, 2023

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Gas prices projected to continue to increase after OPEC cuts
An article mentions that Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, participated in a panel discussion at the Baker Institute April 18. Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute's Center for Energy Studies, moderated the discussion. The discussion was also mentioned in a broadcast on KWES-TV.
Axios (This article also appeared in MSN Money.)
'Newswest 9'
KWES-TV (Odessa, Texas)

UAE, Qatar to reopen embassies within weeks
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Al Monitor (A similar article also appeared in Republika.)

Artist Hayal Pozanti embraces a language all her own
Gökçe Günel, assistant professor of anthropology, is

Analysis: Should Biden run again? From a foreign policy perspective, the answer is clear
An article quotes CIA Director William Burns, who spoke at the Baker Institute for Public Policy April 11.
Haaretz (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the April 19 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)


Rice research explains a new way to measure default risk for investors
An article features collaborative research by Robert Dittmar, professor of finance at the Jones Graduate School of Business. 
Houston InnovationMap (This article originally appeared in Rice Business Wisdom.)

Brown University renames center in honor of Ruth J. Simmons
Trustee Emerita and Rice President's Distinguished Fellow Ruth Simmons is featured.

'Chevalier,' 'Evil Dead Rise,' 'Covenant' top the list of new films
A roundup mentions that Rice Cinema will screen "From the Archives: Student Films" April 22.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)


'News 8'
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
WFAA-TV (Dallas)


Bodegas, barbershops and the ties that bind
Seth Williams, postdoctoral associate in sociology and fellow in the Center for Health and Biosciences at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored an article.
Vital City

Students engineer socks for on-the-go neuropathy treatment
An article features Rice research developing a smart insole with transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation and vibration therapy, which may help with pain and balance issues in individuals with diabetic neuropathy. The undergraduate team includes Abby Dowse, Yannie Guo, Kelly Xu, Andrei Mitrofan and Sarah Park.
Awesome Capital

Taking care of your teeth could help prevent chronic joint pain
An article features collaborative Rice research that found bacteria associated with gum disease can worsen rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups. Vicky Yao, assistant professor of computer science, is quoted.
Automatic Blogging

Cats, mathematicians and low-dimensional topology, with PIMS PDF Nicholas Rouse at UBC
An article features alumnus Nicholas Rouse, who studied under Alan Reid, the Edgar Odell Lovett Professor of Mathematics.
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences on Medium

US traffic deaths reach highest level since 2005: NHTSA
An article cites a study by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research into how lower speed limits reduce traffic fatalities.
Smart Cities Dive

ICT minister appoints Ahmed Khattab as NTI director
Alumnus Ahmed Khattab is featured.
Economic Key

On the way to green concrete
An article features Rice research developing a concrete with 30% less carbon dioxide emissions.
Breaking Latest

Plug into the ecosystem and network
An article featuring Wade Pinder mentions that he has guest lectured at Rice.
I-Connect 007

Free museums in Houston: Exploring the city's rich cultural scene without spending a dime
A roundup features the Moody Center for the Arts.
Redfin Blog

Amici della Musica, il Quartetto Dover archi per la 66esima stagione concertistica al Pollini
An article mentions that some members of the Dover Quartet studied at Rice's Shepherd School of Music. (An English translation is not available.)


Lacy learned lessons from EHS tennis
An article features alumnus Jonathan Lacy.
The Edwardsville Intelligencer

Real-time monitoring may improve understanding of fracture dynamics
An article mentions that Jonathan Ajo-Franklin, professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, collaborated on the featured research.


Charlotte baseball secures sweep over Rice during weekend C-USA series
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team was swept by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in a three-game series April 14-16 at Reckling Park.
Niner Times
Charlotte baseball travels to Chapel Hill for second matchup against No. 14 North Carolina
Niner Times

UAB men's tennis downs Prairie View, 7-0
An article mentions that Rice will host the 2023 Conference USA Men's Tennis Championship April 21-23.

Who are Christian McCaffrey's brothers? All you need to know about Max, Dylan and Luke McCaffrey
An article features Rice football player Luke McCaffrey.

Texas football team is expected to do big things in 2023
An article mentions that the Rice football team's season will begin Sept. 2 with a game against the University of Texas at Austin.
Austin American-Statesman (Subscription is required.)
KTXX-FM (Austin)

SMU women's tennis earns No. 1 seed in AAC tournament
An article mentions that Rice's women's tennis team lost to Southern Methodist University 4-2 April 8.
The Texas Rangers' new City Connect uniforms are awful
Rice baseball is mentioned.
SportsTalk 790 

Atmore Hall of Fame resumes in May
An article mentions that Rice's football team played the University of Alabama in the 1954 Cotton Bowl.
Atmore News
Kadin Shedrick, Virginia transfer, schedules Xavier visit, per report
An article mentions former Rice basketball player Quincy Olivari.
Yahoo! Life (This article originally appeared in