Dateline Rice for March 14, 2023

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Biden angers allies, fails to sooth critics with compromise on Alaska oil
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.
Politico (This article also appeared in MSN and Yahoo! News.)
Must-pass bills of Dan Patrick, Dade Phelan show Texas GOP has warring factions
The Dallas Morning News (This article also appeared in MSN.)

Incident that killed 8 migrants off California coast illustrates risks of maritime human smuggling
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 quoted.
USA Today (This article also appeared in MSN and Yahoo! News.)

In defense of space colonies and mining the high frontier
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
The Hill (This article appeared in the March 14 print edition of The Pak Banker and was in yesterday's Dateline.)


Rice University acquires replica of William Blake's printing press
An article mentions that a replica of William Blake's printing press has been acquired by Rice and can be visited at the Woodson Research Center at Fondren Library. Alexander Regier, professor of English and of modern and classical literatures and cultures, is quoted, and Vice Provost and University Librarian Sara Lowman is mentioned.

New bill should strike balance between security concerns, immigrants' worries
Stephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is cited.
The Fort Bend Star

Students honored on the Dean's Academic Honor List at Baylor University
An article mentions that Rice has a Carnegie Tier One designation.
The Gilmer Mirror


'11 a.m. newscast for March 13, 2023'
A broadcast features Rice research that found media coverage of "migrant caravans" has contributed to stop-gap immigration policies. Co-author Gary Hale, nonresident fellow in drug policy and Mexico studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed.
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)
'2 p.m. newscast for March 13, 2023'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)
Abbott's migrant strategy unable to prevent illegal immigration, according to new study
'Morning Talk Live with J. Stan McCauley' on YouTube

'KPRC Channel 2 News'
Sandra McKay, nonresident fellow in the Center for Health and Biosciences at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the gun violence epidemic facing children.
KPRC-TV (Houston)

Former ambassador to both Russia and Ukraine offers a unique perspective on the war
An article mentions that former U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft spoke at Rice last week.
Houston Public Media

KRLD-AM (Dallas)
A broadcast mentions Rice's tuition for 2023-24.

KABC-AM (Los Angeles)
A broadcast cites research by the Baker Institute for Public Policy comparing immigration policies of former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden. 
http://dateline.rice/march-14-kabc (This segment aired three times.)
KTRH-AM (Houston)
WWTN-FM (Nashville, Tennessee)

New 2023 study: Texas colleges among the most attractive for out-of-state students
Rice is mentioned.
CW 33 Online 


Rice labs seek RNA programming for 'smart' antibiotics
An article features collaborative Rice research developing strands of RNA that bacteria will be readily copied and shared to selectively kill disease-causing, pathogenic bacteria. Co-authors James Chappell, assistant professor of biosciences and bioengineering, and Jonathan Silberg, the Stewart Memorial Professor of Biochemistry, are quoted.
Science X 
Research shows link between the intertwined states in Kagome metal
An article features collaborative Rice research into the electrons in magnetic iron-germanium crystals. Co-authors Pengcheng Dai, the Sam and Helen Worden Professor of Physics and Astronomy, and Ming Yi, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, are quoted.
AZo Quantum

Research says dental care might help prevent arthritis pain
An article features collaborative Rice research that found bacteria associated with gum disease can worsen rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups. Vicky Yao, assistant professor of computer science, is quoted.
NewsBreak (Similar articles also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)

Architecture Writing Workshop is a new platform for writers to create architectural discourse
A Q&A features assistant professors of architecture Brittany Utting and Scott Colman. The article mentions that Architecture Writing Workshop was co-founded by alumni Pouya Khadem, Sebastián López Cardozo, Mai Okimoto and Lauren Phillips.
Architect's Newspaper

The best sources of graphene
Research by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is featured. 
AZo Nano

Inteligência artificial detecta sinais de civilização alienígena
Megan Reiter, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy who is leading the study of the Carina Nebula's Cosmic Cliffs with NASA's James Webb Space Telescope, is mentioned.
L'Officiel (An English translation is not available.)

Tomlinson: Hydrogen and geothermal startups steal the show from fossil fuels at CERAWeek
An article mentions that U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm recently spoke at Rice.
MSN Money (This Houston Chronicle article also appeared in the March 13 print edition of the Laredo Morning Times, and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

Integrantes de la UDLAP reciben apoyo del Puentes Consortium
Rice is mentioned.
Comunicate (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in Municipios.)


Guest commentary: Kentucky should decriminalize fentanyl test strips to protect users and first responders
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.

Bringing classical music to life: VSA announces orchestra guest conductor for April 'Pop Stars & Superheroes' concerts
An article mentions the late Larry Rachleff, the former Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestral Conducting at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
High Country Shopper

The Southwest Florida Symphony presents 'A Night at the Opera'
Alumna Sara LeMesh is featured.
Lehigh Acres Citizen

Is Houston a good place to live? Answering 10 important questions!
A roundup features Rice.
USA Tales

UTSI to host Women's History Month celebration
An article featuring Chandra Alston mentions that she earned a certificate in leading workplace diversity from Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
The Tullahoma News


WBB: Four teams earn WNIT bids
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team will play Brigham Young University in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament March 17.
Conference USA
Bracket, round 1 matchups and times announced for 2023 Postseason WNIT
BYU to host Rice in WNIT round of 64
UO to host NDSU in WNIT first round
Aztecs invited to play in WNIT
Gators to host Wofford in opening round of postseason WNIT
Miners to play at Texas Tech on Thursday to open WNIT
Techsters travel to face Razorbacks in opening round of WNIT
BYU women's basketball will host first round WNIT game
KSL Sports
College roundup: BYU women open WNIT at home vs. Rice
Daily Herald (A similar article also appeared in KSN Online.)
Three Big 12 teams invited to women's postseason NIT
Heartland College Sports
2023 Women's National Invitation Tournament bracket, results
Heartland College Sports
WNIT field revealed, Round 1 game times announced
Hogs 'can learn from mistakes later' after making WNIT
Sports Illustrated's All Hogs (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)
'NewsWatch 12'
KDRV-TV (Medford, Oregon)
http://dateline.rice/march-14-kdrv (This segment aired five times.)

Charlotte men's basketball will play in the 2023 Discount Tire College Basketball Invitational
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team will play Duquesne University in the College Basketball Invitational March 19.
Niner Times

Trey Murphy kick-starts Pelicans' play-in hopes and reminds us how far he's come
Former Rice basketball player Trey Murphy III is featured.
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)

Celtics assistant, Blazers ex Damon Stoudamire to become Georgia Tech head coach
An article features Damon Stoudamire, former director of player development at Rice.
MSN (This article originally appeared in SB Nation, and it appeared in Sportskeeda.)
Damon Stoudamire named head coach of Georgia Tech
MSN (This article originally appeared in Sports Illustrated.)

He's got all the right numbers, but this Rays prospect still needs to find a path
An article features former Rice baseball player Tristan Gray.
Tampa Bay Times (This article also appeared in MSN in Yahoo! News.)

BSB hosts Rice for first time in 17 seasons
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team is slated to play Baylor University March 14.
In case you missed it: Spring break edition
Baylor Lariat
Baylor baseball to host Rice in midweek tilt
Waco Tribune-Herald

Headlines for Monday, March 13, 2023
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
Kansas Public Radio 
2023 Army-UTSA football game moved to Friday

Lady Toppers come up short in C-USA title game
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated Western Kentucky University Feb. 18. (This article also appeared in WNKY Online.)

Preview: No. 22 Tech, UTA midweek tilt lies ahead
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team defeated Texas Tech University March 3.

Baseball preview: North Dakota State
An article mentions former Rice baseball player David Shaw.
Midweek preview: Houston
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team lost to Texas A&M University March 8. The Owls next play the Aggies March 21. (This article also appeared in KBTX Online and WTAW Online.)
Brauny's Baseball Banterings: What we 'think' we know as SEC play begins
A&M skipper Jim Schlossnagle discusses an undefeated 10-day stretch

XFL 2023: Houston Roughnecks Week 4 recap
An article features former Rice football player Emmanuel Ellerbee.
XFL News Hub


Fats help tag medical implants as friend or foe
Medical implants can be lifesaving or significantly improve quality of life, but to our immune system they can appear as intruders. Rice bioengineer Omid Veiseh and collaborators have found that lipid deposition on the surfaces of implants can play a mediating role between the body and implants, with some lipids acting as peacekeepers while others stir up conflict.

Magnetism fosters unusual electronic order in quantum material
Physicists were surprised by the 2022 discovery that electrons in magnetic iron-germanium crystals could spontaneously and collectively organize their charges into a pattern featuring a standing wave. Magnetism also arises from the collective self-organization of electron spins into ordered patterns, and those patterns rarely coexist with the patterns that produce the standing wave of electrons physicists call a charge density wave.