Global economy 2023: How countries around the world 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, authored an article.
The Conversation (This article also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)
Venezuela's oil exports slipped despite big assist from Iran
Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, the Center for the United States and Mexico and the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted.
What's the outlook for Latin America's energy sector in 2023? — Listen now to NGI's 'Hub & Flow'
Natural Gas Intelligence
Gene-editing gets fungi to spill secrets to new drugs
An article features Rice research using multiplex base-editing on fungal genomes for medically useful compounds. Xue Sherry Gao, the T.N. Law Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and an assistant professor of chemistry and bioengineering, is quoted.
Americans are taking more control over their work lives — because they have to
Scott Sonenshein, the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, authored an article.
The Conversation (This article appeared in the Jan. 5 print edition of the Arab Times and was included in a previous edition of Dateline.)
See which Texas colleges have the highest number of international students
An article mentions that Rice has international students from 113 countries.
MSN (This article originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle.)
Dust off your suitcases and get ready: 10 destinations to visit with the kids in 2023
A roundup features James Turrell's "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion.
USA Today (This article appeared on the front of the Money section in the Jan. 6 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)
The 17 most stunning photographs of 2022 — and the science behind them
An article features collaborative Rice research that repurposed deceased spiders as mechanical grippers.
BBC's Science Focus (This article appeared in the Jan. 4 print edition and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)
GOP Harris County judge candidate contesting her loss after Election Day problems at polling sites
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science, is quoted.
The Texas Tribune (This article also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)
Houston research: Your tools can reflect your workplace skills
Jaeyeon Chung, assistant professor of marketing at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, authored an article.
InnovationMap (This article originally appeared in Rice Business Wisdom.)
Private school vouchers to lead state education priorities in Legislature
Erin Baumgartner, director of the Houston Education Research Consortium, is quoted.
Rice business student finds his calling in The Woodlands while serving as a 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.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in 25 other media outlets.)
New Houston-region mentoring program aims to pair professionals with area college students
An article mentions that Rice students participate in the PartnerUp Houston mentorship program.
Greater Houston Partnership
The Greater Houston Partnership to launch new initiative, aims to connect companies with local university students
Houston Business Journal
Houston has two Martin Luther King Jr. Day parades. Here's how to watch them.
An article mentions that Rice's Marching Owl Band will be featured in the 45th Original Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Jan. 16.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Border issues take center stage ahead of 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.
'TWC News All Night
Spectrum News Austin (This segment aired three times.)
'Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina'
http://dateline.rice/jan-6-jones (This segment aired twice.)
La rebelión de extrema derecha que fractura a los republicanos y paraliza la Cámara Baja
El Mercurio (An English translation is not available.)
Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is featured in a discussion of global energy markets.
KOAB-TV (Bend, Oregon)
Rice is the answer to a clue on "Jeopardy!"
WABC-TV (New York)
http://dateline.rice/jan-6-wabc (This segment also aired on 100 affiliate stations across the U.S.)
New photochemistry method eases manufacture of drug, chemical precursors
An article features collaborative Rice research simplifying the manufacture of essential precursors for drugs and other chemicals. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Julian West, the Norman Hackerman-Welch Young Investigator and assistant professor of chemistry, graduate students Kang-Jie (Harry) Bian and Shih-Chieh Kao, Baker College senior David Nemoto Jr. and McMurtry College senior Xiaowei Chen.
DNA repair scheme gets closer look for cancer therapy
An article features collaborative Rice research into how cells repair broken strands of DNA. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Yang Gao assistant professor of biosciences, and postdoctoral researcher Chuxuan Li, graduate student Shikai Jin and Hanszen College junior Leora Maksoud.
Length selection produces single-chirality nanotubes
An article features collaborative Rice research into growing nanotubes. Co-authors Boris Yakobson, the Karl F. Hasselmann Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering and a professor of chemistry, and research administrator Ksenia Bets are cited.
3 books that spotlight contemporary issues in housing
An article features the book "Nueva Vivienda: New Housing Paradigms in Mexico," co-edited by Jesús Vassallo, the Gus Wortham Assistant Professor of Architecture.
Azure (This article also appeared in the Jan. 1 print edition.)
Latina-led renewable energy startup raises $50M Series B
Alumna Alexandra Rasch Castillo is featured.
Bay Area Inno
BioSpace releases exclusive hotbed maps
Rice is mentioned.
SiFive makes a splash at the RISC-V Summit with 10+ talks, demos and a surprise product reveal
Design & Reuse
Houston orchestra ROCO starts 2023 with Saint Arnold's beer, Maya Angelou, Sandra Cisneros
An article mentions that ROCO's Albert and Margaret Alkek In Concert Series will feature a performance of "Friends" at Rice's Brockman Hall for Opera Feb. 18.
MSN Music (This Houston Chronicle article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
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.
Review Times (This article also appeared in the Jan. 6 print and digital editions.)
Penn State leads semiconductor packaging, heterogeneous integration center
An article mentions that Rice is one of 14 universities partnering with Penn State University's Center for Heterogeneous Integration of Micro Electronic Systems, which aims to advance semiconductor devices, chips and other components.
The National Tribune
Porterville's Tejada to be featured in viola concert
An article featuring violist Linda Tejeda mentions that she has given masterclasses at Rice.
The Porterville Recorder (This article also appeared in the Jan. 5 print edition.)
Monthly remittances from US to Mexico drop to $4.8 billion in November; funds play important role in Mexico's economy
An article cites research by the Baker Institute for Public Policy into how remittances to Mexico impact its economy.
January best bets
A roundup mentions that some members of the Dover Quartet studied at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Georgia Voice (This article also appeared in the Jan. 6 print edition.)
How can US media expect Chinese tourists when its gov't sends a hostile signal?
An article features collaborative Rice research into the public perception of the United States among Chinese citizens during the Trump administration.
Global Times (This article appeared in the Jan. 5 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)
C-USA announces Fall Spirit of Service winners
An article featuring Rice cross-country runner Travis Dowd mentions that he has been awarded a 2022 Fall Spirit of Service Award, which honors student athletes with significant community service endeavors and good academic standing.
Hunter and Louisiana Tech win 88-82 in OT against Rice
An article mention that Rice's men's basketball team lost to Louisiana Tech University 88-82 Jan. 5.
ESPN (This Associated Press article also appeared in more than 100 other media outlets, and a portion of it appeared in the Jan. 6 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Bulldogs win OT thriller in Houston
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
http://dateline.rice/jan-6-kprc (This segment aired three times.)
Techsters race past Rice
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team lost to Louisiana Tech University 79-74 Jan. 5.
'NBC 10 News'
KTVE-TV (Monroe, Louisiana)
http://dateline.rice/jan-6-ktve (This segment aired three times.)
Girls basketball: Clark keeps rolling in District 28-6A
Rice basketball player Hailey Adams is mentioned.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Jan. 6 print edition.)
North Texas MBB at WKU, a late preview
Rice is mentioned.
Mean Green Nation
Texas fires head coach Chris Beard; Rodney Terry takes over
An article mentions the Dec. 12 men's basketball game between Rice and the University of Texas at Austin.
Daily Journal (This Field Level Media article also appeared in 100 other media outlets.)
Key dates in the timeline leading up to Chris Beard's firing from Texas
Chris Beard out as head coach of Texas after felony domestic violence charge
Lab lights way to simple chemical synthesis
Inexpensive iron salts are a key to simplifying the manufacture of essential precursors for drugs and other chemicals, according to scientists at Rice. They've refined the process of producing diazides, building-block molecules in the production of drugs and agricultural chemicals.
Rice University scientists get fungi to spill their secrets
As anyone who has ever attended a cocktail party can tell you, shedding inhibitions makes you more talkative and possibly more prone to divulging secrets. Fungi, it turns out, are no different from humans in this respect. Using an approach that simultaneously modifies multiple sites in fungal genomes, Rice chemical and biomolecular engineer Xue Sherry Gao and collaborators coax fungi into revealing their best-kept secrets, ramping up the pace of new drug discovery.
Rice political scientist Mark Jones available to discuss fight over next speaker of the House
As the U.S. House of Representatives continues to debate over who its next speaker will be, Rice political scientist Mark Jones is available to discuss how the high-stakes fight impacts the Republican and Democratic parties.
'Arabian Nights' adventure in store at Rice Shepherd School Family Concert Jan. 28
An "Arabian Nights" adventure awaits attendees of the 2023 Shepherd School of Music Family Concert, set for Jan. 28 in Stude Concert Hall in Rice's Alice Pratt Brown Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.
DNA repair scheme gets closer look for cancer therapy
Researchers from Rice and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, took a close look at one of the ways cells repair broken strands of DNA and discovered details that could help make a particular enzyme a promising target for precision cancer therapy.