Dateline Rice for Feb. 28, 2023

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Mexican president dismisses protests against election system overhaul
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.
The Wall Street Journal (Subscription is required.)


Interfaith of The Woodlands hosted 3rd annual Clergy Symposium
An article featuring Ruth Reitmeier, director of coaching at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, mentions that she was a guest speaker at the Interfaith of The Woodlands's Clergy Peer-To-Peer Symposium Feb. 21.
Woodlands Online

Author John Graves was a literary godfather to Texas Monthly
An article features late alumnus John Graves.
Texas Monthly (Subscription is required.)

Kinetic celebrates Women's History Month with a world premiere
An article features Nicky Sohn and Mary Grace Johnson, graduate students at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Houston Press
Talented women composers take center stage at Match for Kinetic — with Nicky Sohn's 'Home' a must-see

Linda Coffee argued Roe v. Wade. Now she's auctioning off her archive.
An article features alumna Linda Coffee, who wrote the brief for Roe v. Wade.
Texas Monthly (Subscription is required.)


Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is interviewed about several of the week's political stories.
http://dateline.rice/feb-28-brinkley (This segment aired three times.)

WWNO-AM (New Orleans)
A broadcast features collaborative Rice research that developed a fake skin to study how mosquitoes feed.
http://dateline.rice/feb-28-wwno (This segment aired twice.)


Why the Gulf's oil powers are betting on clean energy?
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Oman Daily Observer (This article originally appeared in The Economist.)

The prettiest places in Houston to visit right now
A roundup features Rice and highlights its architecture, and it features the James Turrell "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion and mentions the Shepherd School of Music.
Thrillist (This article also appeared in MSN Travel.)

DNA of four presidents, cast of 'Star Trek' headed into space
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.

2024 Hyundai Elantra sedan's handsome facelift unveiled in Korea
Alumnus Joey Capparella authored an article.
Car and Driver (An English translation is not available.)

Public art and public psychiatry
An article mentions the Feb. 24 talk with artist Odili Donald Odita, whose work "Meeting Place / Painting with Changing Parts" was commissioned by the Rice Public Art program.
Psychiatric Times


Ensemble intercontemporain to debut in Texas with DACAMERA
An article mentions that Ensemble intercontemporain will perform March 23 at an event presented by DACAMERA, in partnership with Rice's Shepherd School of Music. Matthew Loden, the Lynette S. Autrey Dean of the Shepherd School, is quoted.
Cristian Măcelaru to conduct Shepherd School Symphony March 4
An article featuring alumnus Cristian Măcelaru mentions that he will guest conduct Shepherd School of Music's Symphony Orchestra performances March 3 and 4. The article also mentions graduate student Seolyeong Jeong, who is studying under Jon Kimura Parker, professor of piano; and the late Larry Rachleff, former Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestral Conducting.


North Shore's state title-winning football coach Jon Kay leaving for position on Rice staff
An article reports that Jon Kay will join Rice's football team as an assistant coach. Head coach Mike Bloomgren is mentioned.
MSN (This Houston Chronicle article also appeared in the Feb. 28 print edition and was in the Chronicle's "Afternoon Report" newsletter Feb. 27.)
North Shore HC Jon Kay reportedly joining Rice football coaching staff
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
North Shore head coach stepping away from school after 27 years
KHOU Online (This segment also aired twice on KHOU-TV in Houston, and this article also appeared in MSN.)
North Shore HS head football coach John Kay hired as LB coach at Rice University, KPRC 2 Sports confirms
Click2Houston (A similar article also appeared in HSFA, Football Scoop and MaxPreps.)
'TWC News All Day'
Spectrum News Austin

Shriner's Children's College Classic returns to Minute Maid Park this weekend
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play in the Shriners Children's College Classic March 3-5 at Houston's Minute Maid Park.
RECAP: Red Raiders sweep four-game set against WIU
SB Nation
Updated SEC baseball power rankings after Week 2 action, Texas A&M falls, Vandy rises
Sports Illustrated's Auburn Daily (This article also appeared in and
A&M baseball home to Lance Berkman, Houston Christian tonight
The Eagle

Talking gloves with Jon Duplantier and his stable of Nike Shado Elite J's
An article features former Rice baseball player Jon Duplantier.
What Pros Wear (This article also appeared in

Charlotte men's basketball wins 900th game in program history with defeat of Rice University
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team lost to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 70-54 Feb. 25.
Niner Times
Williams named C-USA Player of the Week for second time
MBB: Feb. 27 Players of the Week
Conference USA

BYU goes winless in four-game series against Ragin' Cajuns
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team won one of its three season-opening games against the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Feb. 17-19.
Universe Sports
Texas Tech baseball is even better than I though they would be
KKAM Online

FIU's Jayden Brewer named C-USA Freshman of the Week
An article mentions that Rice's men's and women's basketball teams are slated to play Florida International University March 4.
FIU women's hoops drops final road game of the season against UTSA, 85-79

Owls fall in regular-season road finale at UTEP
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Florida Atlantic University March 2. (This article also appeared in the South Florida Tribune.)
Hubbard earns C-USA-leading fifth Freshman of the Week award

Athlete of the Week: Cedar Park swimmer Michaela Koltz
A caption mentions that Michaela Koltz has committed to join Rice's swim team.
KVUE Online 

Texas Southern to visit Schroeder Park
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play the University of Houston April 4.

Baseball sweeps Rice in first home series of 2023 season
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team was swept in a three-game series against Stanford University Feb. 24-25.
The Stanford Daily

Baseball preview: No. 1 LSU
Former Rice baseball player David Shaw is mentioned.

Texas State notebook: Bobcats enter Sun Belt women's basketball tournament in strong shape
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team defeated Texas State University in the first round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament in 2018.
Austin American-Statesman

The Texas 10: JT Sanders, Donovan Green headline state of Texas' best FBS tight ends
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
Dave Campbell's Texas Football

Texas vs. USA? Secessionist proposes radical overhaul of college football championship game
Rice is mentioned.