Dateline Rice for Jan. 4, 2023

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Big Oil had one of its biggest years ever in 2022
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is quoted.
Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal (This segment aired on more than 600 affiliate stations across the U.S.)

On this day in history, Jan. 4, 1965, LBJ touts utopian 'Great Society' in State of the Union address
Allen Matusow, the William Gaines Twyman Professor Emeritus of History and the academic affairs director at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Fox News (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)

'Career portfolioing' isn't just a way to protect yourself from layoffs. It's the new version of climbing the corporate ladder.
Scott Sonenshein, the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, authored an article.
Fortune (This article originally appeared in The Conversation and in yesterday's Dateline.)

Rice business student has another calling, serving as a Woodlands congregation's organist
An article features Hanszen College senior Bruce Xu and quotes Ken Cowan, professor of organ at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
MSN (This Houston Chronicle article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)


Editorial: Fentanyl crisis isn't a talking point. It's life or death.
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This editorial also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the Jan. 4 print edition.)
Texas GOP lawmakers warming to opioid harm-reduction policies they once opposed
High Plains Public Radio (This article originally appeared in The Texas Tribune and in yesterday's Dateline, and it also appeared in the San Antonio Current.)

College student thrilled to volunteer again at MD Anderson
Sid Richardson College senior Saloni Cholia is featured.
MD Anderson Cancer Center News

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. 4 print edition of the Chronicle's Cypress Creek Mirror-Cy-Fair, Cypress Creek Mirror-Champions/Klein, Sugar Land Sun, Pearland Journal, Pasadena Citizen and on the front page of the Bay Area Citizen. This article appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Houston's Bach Society is an underrated wonder — discovering the music in our midst
An article features the Houston Symphony's Dec. 10 performance of Johann Sebastian Bach’s Christmas Oratorio Parts 1-3 at Rice's Brockman Hall for Opera.


84 election-related bills already filed for 2023 Texas legislative session
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.
ABC 13 Online
Oil's effect on Houston's economy (Jan. 4, 2023)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
'13 Eyewitness News'
KTRK-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/jan-4-jones (This segment aired three times.)
'Houston's Morning Show'
KRIV-TV (Houston)

Arts program providing sanctuary for at-risk children
An article cites Rice research into the the impact of the arts on elementary school children. 
KSHB Online (This article also appeared in Fox 4 Online, WCPO Online, WTXL Online and
'News 5'
KOAA-TV (Colorado Springs, Colorado)
http://dateline.rice/jan-4-koaa (This segment aired on 20 affiliate stations across the U.S.)


A guide to bookish MacArthur Fellows
A roundup features the works of Kiese Laymon, the Libbie Shearn Moody Professor of Creative Writing and English, who was awarded a 2022 MacArthur Fellowship.
Book Riot

Planetary scientists used this new model to crack a pair of puzzling astronomical mysteries
An article features Rice research co-authored by André Izidoro, the Welch Postdoctoral Fellow in Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.
The Debrief

American Astronautical Society board of directors election results
An article mentions that David Alexander, director of the Rice Space Institute and professor of physics and astronomy, is on the board of directors of the American Astronautical Society.
Poets & Quants' top 50 undergraduate professors of 2022
A roundup features Minjae Kim, assistant professor of management at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, who is on Poets & Quants' list of the 50 Best Undergraduate Professors of 2022.
Yahoo! Finance (This article originally appeared in Poets & Quants.)

US, allies should disconnect rare earths supply chain from China — report
An article cites research by experts at the Baker Institute for Public Policy that suggests policymakers in the U.S. and allied countries should bolster raw materials supply chains to reduce dependence on rare earths from China. (This article also appeared in Head Topics.)

Romance and swordplay sweep the TN Shakespeare Co. stage in 'Cyrano de Bergerac' 
Rice is mentioned.
Broadway World


Many in their 60s still got it
An article cites research on the working memory of aging individuals by Margaret Beier, professor of psychological sciences, and graduate student Meghan Davenport.
The Courier (This article also appeared on the front page of the Jan. 4 print and digital editions.)


Rice hosts Louisiana Tech after Williams’ 21-point game
Articles and broadcasts mention that Rice's men's and women's basketball teams are slated to play Louisiana Tech University Jan. 5. Owl Max Fiedler is interviewed by KPRC.
The Tribune (This Associated Press article also appeared in more than 100 other media outlets.)
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
'Fox 14 Your Morning News'
KARD-TV (Monroe, Louisiana)

Source: Panthers owner, Jim Harbaugh discuss coaching job
An article mentions that Super Bowl VIII was held at Rice Stadium.
Danville Register and Bee (This article also appeared in more than 20 other media outlets.)

Oklahoma State receiver John Paul Richardson enters transfer portal
Rice is mentioned. (This article also appeared in Heartland College Sports.)