Why gas stoves matter to the climate — and the gas industry: Keeping them means homes will use gas for heating too
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, authored an article in The Conversation, which is cited in Energy News Network.
The Conversation (This article also appeared in 50 other media outlets.)
UN head calls for 'credible' climate plans
Energy News Network
The world is done waiting for Guaidó
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.
Every art scene needs a champion. Houston has Adam Marnie.
An article featuring Adam Marnie mentions that he formerly taught at Rice. Lisa Lapinski, associate professor of visual and dramatic arts, is also mentioned.
MSN (This Houston Chronicle article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
'The Runner' picked for Houston museum's Festival of Films from Iran
An article mentions that Rice Cinema will screen films as part of the Festival of Films from Iran Jan. 21-Feb. 17.
Nanoparticles make it easier to turn light into solvated electrons
An article features collaborative Rice research into novel ways to initiate chemical reactions in liquids. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Stephan Link, the Charles W. Duncan Jr.-Welch Chair and a professor of chemistry and of chemical and biomolecular engineering; Christy Landes, the Kenneth S. Pitzer Schlumberger Chair and a professor of chemistry, electrical and computer engineering, and chemical and biomolecular engineering; Peter Rossky, the Harry C. and Olga K. Wiess Chair in Natural Sciences and professor of chemistry and of chemical and biomolecular engineering; and graduate student Alexander Al-Zubeidi.
University of Texas at Austin College of Natural Sciences
Offshore drillers see robots as a way to boost safety. So why aren't more of them in use?
Marcia O'Malley, the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Mechanical Engineering, professor of computer science and professor of electrical and computer engineering, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front of the Business section in the Jan. 18 print edition of the San Antonio Express-News and was in yesterday's Dateline.)
Houston research: Navigating diversity of thought among company leadership
Daan Van Knippenberg, the Houston Endowment Professor of Management at the Jones Graduate School of Business, co-authored an article.
InnovationMap (This article originally appeared in Rice Business Wisdom.)
Houston's historic Big Three Industries building reimagined as midcentury penthouse
Alumna Mary Lambrakos is featured.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required,)
Odd traditions and superstitions at Texas' biggest colleges and universities
A roundup of campus traditions from Texas universities features two from Rice and quotes Student Association President Gabby Franklin.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Jan. 18 print edition of the Chronicle's Bellaire Examiner and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)
Cecilia Ballí hired to advance ITC as 'Museum of the Future'
Alumna Cecilia Ballí is featured.
Houston art giant busts out massive new JFK sculpture near Bush Intercontinental Airport
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
ForwardDallas updates land use plan to allow for dynamic future growth
An article cites Rice demographic research into the expected population growth of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Community Impact Newspaper
Opinion: Martin Luther King Jr. was a profile in courage
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Jan. 18 print edition.)
'TWC News All Night'
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 interviewed by Spectrum News Austin about Gov. Greg Abbott's third inauguration.
Spectrum News Austin (This segment aired three times.)
Juicio a la corte: Estados Unidos pidió 'respetar las instituciones democráticas y la separación de poderes' en la Argentina
Clarín (An English translation is not available.)
Today on Texas Standard: What is a 'constitutional sheriff'?
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed in a segment about Harris County elections last November.
Texas Standard (This segment also aired on more than 40 affiliate stations across Texas.)
Rice's Jamie Padgett wins Texas academy's O'Donnell Award
An article features Jamie Padgett, the Stanley C. Moore Professor in Engineering and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, who has been honored with the Edith and Peter O'Donnell Award in Engineering from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas. Padgett was recognized for her life-saving research on infrastructure sustainability and resiliency in hazard-prone regions. Additional 2023 O’Donnell Award winners include Erez Lieberman Aiden, adjunct professor of computer science, and alumnus Chengbo Li. President Reginald DesRoches is quoted.
Scienmag (This article also appeared in Mirage and India Education Diary.)
Scientists offer ghoulish theory for why there are no planets of a certain size
André Izidoro, the Welch Postdoctoral Fellow in Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, is quoted.
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. Co-author Vikas Mittal, the J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing at the Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.
New study uncovers how a unique, fast synapse keeps us from falling
An article features collaborative Rice research into the speed of signal processing of synapses. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Rob Raphael, associate professor of bioengineering, graduate student Aravind Chenrayan Govindaraju and alumnus Imran Quraishi.
A new fluorescent dye could put brain tumors under the spotlight
An article features collaborative Rice research developing a new tool for noninvasive brain imaging that can help illuminate hard-to-access structures and processes. Co-author Han Xiao, the Norman Hackerman-Welch Young Investigator and assistant professor of chemistry, biosciences and bioengineering, is quoted.
The case for a nuclear energy renaissance
Peter Hartley, the George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is featured.
GoldNewsletter.com (This podcast also appeared in Bit Chute and Player FM.)
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.
Mint (This The Economist article appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)
Warmer seas may hinder organic carbon burial in ocean sediments
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.
University of Leeds School of Earth and Environment News
Elite schools, former students spar over discovery
Rice is mentioned.
Law360 (Subscription is required.)
Researchers look at Roman concrete durability
An article mentions that Rice's Multiscale Materials Laboratory investigated Roman concrete in 2017.
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
Forget coats and blankets. Here comes the pill against the 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 nongenetic treatment that can enhance adaptation to cold temperatures.
Outdoors: 'Biggest Week' festival to offer premier registration option
An article mentions that Cin-Ty Lee, the Harry Carothers Wiess Professor of Geology and chair of the Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, is slated to speak about flycatchers at "The Biggest Week in American Birding" festival hosted by Black Swamp Bird Observatory May 5-14 in Oak Harbor, Ohio.
The Toledo Blade
World's top conductors to lead Shepherd School orchestras
An article features the guest conductors slated for the 2023-24 season of orchestral performances at Rice's Shepherd School of Music. Matthew Loden, the Lynette S. Autrey Dean of the Shepherd School, is quoted.
After months with no leader, Fayette County Health Department hires new commissioner
Alumna Sheila Owens-Collins is featured.
Lexington Herald-Leader (This article also appeared in AOL.)
Relative's diagnosis prompts teen to study Crohn's disease
An article featuring high school student Rohan Jagarlamudi mentions that he has taken an online immunology course at Rice.
Olivari leads Rice against North Texas
Rice's men's and women's basketball teams are slated to play the University of North Texas Jan. 19.
Toronto Star (This Associated Press article also appeared in 100 other media outlets.)
Mean Green come back to beat FIU, 64-57
Defense leads women's basketball to 71-45 victory over FIU
Medor leads UTSA against No. 24 Florida Atlantic
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio 88-81 Jan. 16.
USA Today (This Associated Press article also appeared in 100 other media outlets.)
UTSA collapses late, extending skid with overtime loss to Rice
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Jan. 18 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)
Steward to coach running backs, Hancock to lead special teams
An article features former Rice assistant football coach A.J. Steward.
BaylorBears.com (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
Shriners Children's College Classic alters schedule
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.
TexasTech.com (This article also appeared in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.)
Aggies' schedule updated for the Shriners Classic
12thMan.com (This article also appeared in KAGS Online and KBTX Online.)
Texas A&M ranked 5th in D1Baseballs' Top 25 Rankings
USA Today's Aggies Wire
Texas A&M officially has double-digit new players on campus this spring
Former Rice football player Aidan Siano is featured.
College basketball bracketology update: 4 Texas teams firmly in field
Rice men's basketball is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in more than 25 other media outlets.)
Spring preview: Women's tennis
An article mentions that Rice's women's tennis team played in an invitational hosted by Texas A&M University last October.
UTSA baseball releases 2023 schedule
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio March 24-26 and May 5-7. The article also mentions that Rice will host the Conference USA tournament May 24-28.
How Eagles RB Miles Sanders made his breakout season a reality — just in time for a payday
Rice is mentioned.
Rice Business creates Hybrid MBA program to utilize benefits of both on-campus and online learning experiences
For working professionals who want to pursue a Master of Business Administration degree with a flexible schedule, the new Hybrid MBA program at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business opens this summer. The Hybrid MBA — the first of its kind in Texas — preserves the benefits of the in-person educational experience while leveraging the flexibility offered by online learning through live Zoom sessions and asynchronous course content.