Dateline Rice for April 7, 2023

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China hosts rare meeting of top diplomats from Saudi Arabia and Iran
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required.)
Oil prices set to rise after recent cooling-off
Washington Examiner
Is the UAE next to leave the US's orbit?
Forbes (Subscription is required.)

Chris Hollins pulls out of race for Houston mayor amid Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee's bid announcement
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.
MSN (This article originally appeared in ABC 13 Online, and this segment aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
Houston Mayor race heats up, former Harris County Clerk drops out to run for City Controller
Fox 26 Online (This segment also aired on KRIV-TV in Houston.)
Texas bill could require Ten Commandments in classrooms
NewsNation (This segment also aired on NewsNation.)

Gov. Abbott visits only Christian schools on Texas tour touting education savings accounts
David Brockman, nonresident scholar in the Religion and Public Policy Program at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
MSN (This Dallas Morning News article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)


Holocaust museum offering free public programs in April
An article mentions that Victor Saenz, lecturer in philosophy, will speak at the Holocaust Museum Houston's "The Houston Symposium in Philosophy of Religion" April 29.
Jewish Herald-Voice

Second Servings was founded by Jewish community member Barbara Bronstein.
An article featuring Bernard "Bun B" Freeman mentions that he is a former distinguished lecturer at Rice.
Jewish Herald-Voice

Here's what Houston startups have raised in funding so far this year
A roundup mentions that DexMat, which commercializes materials science technology, was founded on Rice research.
Innovation Map

Researchers discover a vulnerability of acute myeloid leukemia
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.
Baylor College of Medicine

Skinny Puppy, Nnamdi among the critics' picks this week
An article mentions that Rice Cinema will screen "A House Made of Splinters" April 12.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required.)
'Super Mario Bros.,' 'Air,' 'Jason Isbell' top new film releases this week
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required.)

Hot Ticket: This weekend offers cool cats, hot rods and bunny business
An article mentions that Rice's 31st annual KTRU Outdoor Show will be held April 15. 
The Galveston County News

Houston doctor's new book shuns the healer hero narrative to tell patient stories — Ben Taub is 'The People's Hospital'
An article featuring Ricardo Nuila, author of "The People’s Hospital: Hope and Peril in American Medicine," mentions that he will give a reading at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy April 17. 


WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about rising oil prices.
http://dateline.rice/april-7-krane (This segment aired twice.)

Doctors on the front lines of gun violence discuss trauma and prevention
An article features Bindi Naik-Mathuria mentions that she is a fellow at the Baker Institute for Public Policy in its Firearm Injury Prevention and Safety Program.
KALW Online (This segment also aired on KALW-FM in San Francisco.)

Weekend look-ahead: 'Simple as Water' movie screening to give back to earthquake relief in Syria and Turkey
An article mentions that Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy is co-sponsoring a screening of "Simple as Water" April 7.
CW 39 (This segment also aired on KIAH-TV in Houston.)


Milkify Shark Tank update: Where are they now?
An article features alumnus Pedro Silver and mentions that he is a former web developer at the Rice Alliance for Technology & Entrepreneurship.
The Cinemaholic


Ambassador Djerejian to speak at genocide commemoration event
An article mentions that Edward Djerejian, former director of the Baker Institute for Public Policy, will speak at the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research April 20.
The Armenian Mirror-Spectator


C-USA announces Winter Spirit of Service Winners
An article features Rice basketball player Malia Fisher, who has been named as a Winter Spirit of Service Award winner.
Conference USA

Penn State hires Mike Rhoades
Former Rice men’s basketball coach Mike Rhoades is featured.
MSN Sports (This article originally appeared in SB Nation.)

UH corner Art Green on Texans local workout: 'It was really just a cool experience'
An article mentions that Rice football players Ikenna Enechukwu and Christian VanSickle participated in an NFL Pro Day.

Houston Cougars football spring came canceled due to inclement weather in forecast
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 9.

College football win totals 2023 spring version
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
College Football News
C-USA moves basketball championships to Huntsville
Bowling Green News

Quinn Ewers taking proper steps forward as Longhorns 2023 starter
An article mentions Rice football team's season will begin Sept. 2 with a game against the University of Texas at Austin.
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country
No. 21 Aggies head to Nashville for match with Commodores
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team lost to Texas A&M University 4-2 April 1. (This article also appeared in and Tennis World.)

Longhorns transfer portal: Full list of reported contacts
A roundup features former Rice basketball player Quincy Olivari.
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country

'Swing Fore Hope Charity Golf Tournament' in El Paso raises money for 'Camp Kesem'
Rice is mentioned.
MSN Sports (This article originally appeared in KFOX Online, and it appeared in CBS 4 Local Online.)