Dateline Rice for Jan. 12, 2023

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On the rise in the US, antisemitism is seeping into the workplace
Rachel Schneider, director of Rice's Religion and Public Life Program, is quoted.
Los Angeles Times (Subscription is required. This Bloomberg article also appeared on the front page of the Jan. 12 print edition of the Times, and it appeared in the print editions of the Bradenton Herald and The Spokesman-Review.) 
Almost 25% of American hiring managers don't want to advance Jewish people in hiring processes, alarming survey on workplace antisemitism finds

Graduate students win pay raises as union efforts surge
An article mentions that Rice is among several universities increasing their graduate student stipends. 
The Chronicle of Higher Education


Mealer contesting county judge election results
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
The Leader

Here are the top 14 things to do in Houston this weekend
A roundup features graduate student James Palmer, who is studying under Robert Roux, professor of piano and chair of keyboard at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
CultureMap Houston

'House Party,' 'Plane,' 'EO' among the 15+ new films this week
A roundup mentions that Rice Cinema will screen the film "What Happened to My Sister?" Jan. 14. 
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

City of Houston OKs $1M for Texas Southern University's Center of Transformative Health
An article mentions that Rice received funding from the city of Houston to develop a system to monitor COVID-19 levels in the city's wastewater.
Houston Business Journal

New research lab opens in University of Houston's tech transfer facility
An article mentions that Rice has partnered with the Electrochemical Safety Research Institute to study lithium-ion cell recycling.

Project Unloaded and new dining
A roundup mentions the exhibit "Narrative Threads: Fiber Art Today" at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts, which will be on view Jan. 13-May 13.
Patch (Houston)

Firm hired to shape the vision for Fort Worth's Panther Island entertainment district
An article mentions the Ion, a Houston-based tech accelerator owned by the Rice Management Co. 
Fort Worth Star-Telegram (This article appeared in the Jan. 12 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)


Ten Across Summit in Houston to address pressing issues in cities along the I-10 corridor
An article quotes President Reginald DesRoches, who participated in the Ten Across Summit.
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston, and this article also appeared in KRBE Online and Vietname Explorer.)

KFYI-AM (Phoenix)
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 interviewed about the recent North American Leaders' Summit.
http://dateline.rice/jan-12-payan (This segment aired on 20 stations across the U.S.)

'The David Rubenstein Show'
Alumnus Brian Armstrong is featured.


Climate warming reduces organic carbon burial beneath oceans
An article features collaborative Rice research analyzing more than 50 years of seagoing scientific drilling missions, a first-of-its-kind study of organic carbon that falls to the bottom of the ocean and gets drawn deep inside the planet. Co-author Mark Torres, assistant professor of Earth, environmental and planetary sciences, is quoted.
Environmental News Network

St. Luke's turns cameras on health care inequities in Houston
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is cited.
Catholic Health World

Global economy 2023: How countries are tackling the cost of living crisis
John Diamond, the Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and director of its Center for Public Finance, is cited.
Business Standard

Matt Yglesias' return to his roots
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities, is quoted.
Outside the Beltway

MBA students are among top winners in separate national case competitions
An article mentions that a team from Rice competed in the inaugural Health Equity in Clinical Trials MBA Business Plan Competition hosted by BioNJ.
Rutgers Business School News

UCF researchers develop EV battery to prevent flooding-related fires
Research from former postdoctoral fellow Yang Yang is featured.
Next-Gen Transportation

Nyt studie: Kineserne elsker Danmark, men danskerne er knap så vilde med Kina
Rice is mentioned.
Turist Monitor (An English translation is not available.)


The decision of where to seek care is complicated by the multitude of options
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, is quoted.
Lake County Record-Bee (This Kaiser Health News article also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Jan. 12 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)

A return engagement
Ken Cowan, professor of organ at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.
Times Standard

16th annual Marbury Ethics Lecture to feature award-winning documentarian Gregory Kallenberg
An article featuring Gregory Kallenberg mentions that he has spoken at Rice's Distinguished Speaker Series.
Lincoln Parish Journal

SpaceX promove lançamento de cápsula tripulada rumo à estação internacional
Alumna Shannon Walker is mentioned.
Dica da Diversão (An English translation is not available.)


Middle Tennessee wins 71-68 against Rice
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team lost to Middle Tennessee State University 71-68 Jan. 11.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 100 other media outlets, and a portion of it appeared in the Jan. 12 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Blue Raiders erase 16-point deficit to complete season sweep of Rice
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-12-kprc (This segment aired twice.)

Lady Raiders dominate third quarter to rock Owls, sweep season series
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team lost to Middle Tennessee State University 85-56 Jan. 11.

UTSA to open indoor campaign on Friday at Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational
An article mentions that Rice's track and field team is slated to compete in the University of Houston's Leonard Hilton Memorial Invitational Jan. 13.

Memorial boys rally past Stratford to stay unbeaten in District 17-6A
An article mentions that Keanu Dawes has committed to play basketball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Hardy's 15 lead UTEP over UTSA 69-57
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Jan. 14.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 100 other media outlets.)

Super Bowl history: Super Bowl VIII
An article mentions that Super Bowl VIII was held at Rice Stadium.

Woolford makes leap to XFL
Former Rice football player Jovaun Woolford is featured.
Journal & Topics

Final Best in Texas poll (Jan. 11): TCU still on top after flop vs. Georgia; who's No. 2?
A roundup features Rice football.
The Dallas Morning News

Viral Mayo Bowl moment just part of Jay Arnold's college football journey
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
Getting to know: Keith Abney
Longhorns receive commitment from 2024 Cy-Fair QB Trey Owens
Richards elevates Grosse Point South backcourt
The Detroit News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 12 print edition.)
Former Oklahoma State WR John Paul Richardson makes transfer commitment to TCU
99ers angeln sich 'schweren Brocken' von Kolossos
An article features former Rice basketball player Malik Osborne.
Kicker (An English translation is not available.)


DARPA grant will fund hunt for drug that can keep people warm
Rice bioengineer Jerzy Szablowski has won a prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to identify nongenetic drugs that can temporarily enhance the human body's resilience to extreme cold exposure.

3 out of 4 parents say social media is a major distraction for students, according to new study
The vast majority of parents believe social media is a major distraction for students, according to a new nationwide study. Vikas Mittal, a professor of marketing at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, conducted the 2022 Collaborative for Customer-Based Execution and Strategy K12 Parent Voice Study.