Dateline Rice for Jan. 13, 2023

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DARPA wants to find a drug that makes you impervious to cold
An article features Jerzy Szablowski, assistant professor bioengineering, who was honored with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Young Faculty Award to investigate a non-genetic treatment that can enhance adaptation to cold temperatures.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in Gizmodo.)

Growing antisemitism in the US is seeping into the workplace
Rachel Schneider, director of Rice's Religion and Public Life Program, is quoted.
Bloomberg (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Jan. 12 print editions of more than 25 newspapers across the U.S., and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.) 


Texas oil patch gears up for more growth and spending with the Permian leading the way
Michelle Michot Foss, fellow in energy and minerals in the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Dallas Morning News 

UNAM, Olof Palme Center to host online discussion on North American Leaders' Summit
An article mentions that 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, will participate in a discussion of the recent North American Leaders' Summit hosted by National Autonomous University of Mexico and the Olof Palme Center in Mexico City Jan. 17.
Rio Grande Guardian

How to see the 'green' comet — that won't actually look green — over Houston this month
Patrick Hartigan, professor of physics and astronomy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front page of the Jan. 12 print and digital editions of The Courier of Montgomery County, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Opinion: Humanizing criminals fails victims
A letter to the editor mentions the Rice Design Alliance.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This roundup also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Jan. 13 print edition.)

'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. This article appeared in the Jan. 13 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)

Chamber Music Houston flies the flag for a sometimes ignored musical form
An article mentions that Chamber Music Houston will present Merz Piano Trio at the Shepherd School of Music's Stude Concert Hall Jan. 17.
Houston Chronicle's "Preview" (Subscription is required.)

Nonprofit program helps Pine Tree ISD senior get full-ride scholarship to Rice University
An article featuring Asyiah Bray mentions that she plans to attend Rice on the QuestBridge National Match scholarship. 
Longview News-Journal

What to do, see and learn at Holocaust Museum Houston
An article features late alumna Alice Lok Cahana.

5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week
An article mentions that Rice students participate in the PartnerUp Houston mentorship program.


Ask the Expert: Who knew there were so many classified papers out there?
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.
KRLD on Audacy (This segment also aired on KRLD-AM in Dallas, and this article also appeared in MSN.)
Texas casinos get growing legislative support despite historic opposition
Casinos could get the approval to operate in Texas. Would you like to see this happen?
News Break
'Houston's Morning Show'
KRIV-TV (Houston)

'KPRC Channel 2 News'
A broadcast features Rice research that found the vast majority of parents believe social media is a major distraction for students. 
KPRC-TV (Houston)


A better way to manage corporate political activism
Vikas Mittal, a professor of marketing at the Jones Graduate School of Business, co-authored an article about his research on corporate political activism.

Are companies actually greener — or are they all talk?
An article mentions that Kunal Sachdeva, assistant professor of finance at the Jones Graduate School of Business, collaborated on the featured research.
Harvard Business School 

An accidental life: Serendipity and synthetic biology yield novel sensor
An article features collaborative Rice research on engineering bacteria that self-assemble from the bottom up and could be programmed to soak up contaminants from the environment or catalyze biological reactions. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Jonathan Silberg, the Stewart Memorial Professor of Biochemistry; Caroline Ajo-Franklin, professor of biosciences; postdoctoral research associate Xu Zhang; and former postdoctoral fellow Moshe Baruch.

Climate change slows down burial of organic carbon in oceans, study suggests
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.
Gilmore Health News
Cincinnati Song Initiative reimagines niche genre of 'art song' for a wider audience
Samuel Martin, staff accompanist at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.
Cincinnati Business Courier (Subscription is required.)

Dicen que en Venezuela existe capital humano requerido por Chevron para operar
Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy and director of the Latin America Energy Program at the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
El Informador (An English translation is not available.)

Kevin Daly and Productora's Houston Endowment take cues from the city's shaded oak canopies
Alumnus Kevin Daly is featured. Rice's Brochstein Pavilion is mentioned.
Architectural Record

Graham Phillips and Krystina Alabado to star in 'Sunday in the Park with George' at Pasadena Playhouse
A roundup features alumnus Andy Einhorn.

Nyt studie: Kineserne elsker Danmark, men danskerne er knap så vilde med Kina
Rice is mentioned.
Turist Monitor (An English translation is not available. This article appeared in the Jan. 13 print edition of Politiken and was in yesterday's Dateline.)


Urgent care or emergency room? Tangled health care sticks sick, injured with tough choices
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.
Des Moines Register (This Kaiser Health News article also appeared in the Tampa Bay Times, and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)
¿Clínica de urgencias o sala de emergencias? Cómo decidir donde recibir la atención adecuada
California Healthline (An English translation is not available.)

59 great events in Pasadena this weekend
A roundup mentions that Hans Renata, associate professor of chemistry, mentions that he will give the talk "Combining Synthetic Chemistry and Biology for Streamlining Access to Complex Molecules" Jan. 13 as part of the California Institute of Technology's Diverse Minds Seminar Series.
The Pasadena Now's Weekendr

Mason County memories ... New Year, new plans
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.

It's time for Congress to hold hospitals responsible for price gouging | Opinion
An article cites Rice research into the North Carolina hospital system.


UTEP hosts Olivari and Rice
Articles mention that Rice's men's and women's basketball teams are slated to play the University of Texas at El Paso Jan. 14.
USA Today (This Associated Press article also appeared in 100 other media outlets.)
UTEP posts largest comeback in three years in 69-57 win vs. UTSA
Miners improve to 4-1 in conference with 74-67 win at UTSA
Texas set to host Texas Tech
WOAI Online

Mustangs host Rice, Tulane, UNT in triple dual action
An article mentions that Rice's swim team is slated to compete in a meet at Southern Methodist University Jan. 13-14.
Swim and dive facing off against American foes
Swimming and diving heads to Dallas

Ohio State at No. 7? How coaches put Buckeyes in final college football rankings
Rice head football coach Mike Bloomgren is mentioned.
The Columbus Dispatch

Buffalo Bills team chaplain: Prayer that began after Hamlin's collapse hasn't stopped
Former Rice assistant football coach Len Vanden Bos is featured.
Religion News Service

Coach Stansbury's absence indefinite
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated Western Kentucky University Dec. 29.
College Heights Herald

Ranking how all the new college football coaches did in 2022
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated the University of Louisiana at Lafayette last season.

Women's tennis opens spring season against No. 2 North Carolina
An article mentions that Rice's women's tennis team is slated to play Elon University Jan. 28.

Swimming and diving returns to action against Miami, FGCU
An article mentions that Rice's swim team is slated to compete against the University of Houston Jan. 28.

BYU, Miami cancel future home-and-home football series
Rice is mentioned.
FB Schedules

Virginia picks up pledge from former Houston O-lineman
An article mentions last season's football game between Rice and the University of Houston.
The Daily Progress

Looking at the Group of Five bowl results by conference
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to the University of Southern Mississippi in the LendingTree Bowl Dec. 17.
HERO Sports

Texas football: Second-year CB Ishmael Ibraheem enters the portal
A caption mentions the 2021 football game between Rice and the University of Texas at Austin.

The new American
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.

No. 10 Texas still has the same championship goals under Rodney Terry
An article mentions the Dec. 12 men's basketball game between Rice and the University of Texas at Austin.
The Daily Texan