Dateline Rice for March 2, 2023

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Texas bill will no longer aim to ban Chinese citizens from buying homes, state senator says
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.
NBC News (This article also appeared in MSN, AOL and Yahoo! News.)
Dallas GOP dinner featuring Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis closed to media
The Dallas Morning News (This article also appeared in MSN.)
KLBJ-AM (Austin)
http://dateline.rice/march-2-jones (This segment aired three times.)

Manchester United takeover: Was Qatar-UK dialogue a coincidence?
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)


Rumors from Austin: TEA could takeover HISD as early as next week
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Reform Austin

Repairing our world, one mitzvah at a time
An article features Chabad at Rice's Mitzvah Marathon — The Good Deed Drive, which was held Feb. 25. Community members quoted or mentioned include Rabbi Shmuli Slonim, co-director of Chabad at Rice, Sid Richardson College senior Karen Lu, Baker College junior Zeisha Bennett, Duncan College sophomore Ethan Karlovsky and Brown College junior Jacob Kasner.
Jewish Herald-Voice

Roe v. Wade started in Dallas. Now the archive is up for auction.
An article features alumna Linda Coffee, who wrote the brief for Roe v. Wade.
D Magazine

Houston native Jenn Rossi makes a go of it selling Texas wines through The Cause Urban Winery, winning awards along the way
Alumna Jennifer Rossi is featured.
The Katy News


End of extra SNAP benefits could be the most detrimental to Black families, study shows
Rachel Kimbro, the Herbert S. Autrey Chair in Social Sciences, professor of sociology and dean of the School of Social Sciences, is quoted.
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston, and this article also appeared in MSN Health.)

The challenges facing America's health care system
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.
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)

Here's your chance to see Venus and Jupiter's mesmerizing meetup in Texas sky
Patrick Hartigan, professor of physics and astronomy, is quoted. (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)

'Houston Life'
A broadcast features musicians and graduate students Nicky Sohn and Mary Grace Johnson.
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/march-2-sohn-johnson (This segment aired twice.)


Wastewater study monitors Houston schools for viral threats
An article features a collaborative Rice study that found wastewater-based monitoring is an effective way to detect viral outbreaks in schools. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Lauren Stadler, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, Kathy Ensor, the Noah G. Harding Professor of Statistics and director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research's Urban Data Platform, Loren Hopkins, professor in the practice of statistics, and graduate student Thomas Sun. This research is also featured in broadcasts by Houston Public Media and KPRC.
'6 a.m. newscast for March 2, 2023'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)
'9 a.m. newscast for March 2, 2023'
Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)

Should outgoing presidents have hiring powers?
An article mentions that Trustee Emerita Ruth Simmons, former president of Prairie View A&M University, has been named a President's Distinguished Fellow at Rice effective April 1.
Inside Higher Ed

Separation Sciences: Pioneering the future of materials science
An article mentions that Christy Landes, the Kenneth S. Pitzer Schlumberger Chair and a professor of chemistry, electrical and computer engineering, and chemical and biomolecular engineering, will be a featured speaker at Pittcon Conference and Exposition's symposium "Exploring Separations: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Theory" March 20.
AZo Materials

Authority on multicasting — an efficient way of distributing content over the internet
An article features Sanjoy Paul, lecturer in computer science.
SYP Studios

ABM lança 30 cursos profissionalizantes sobre metalurgia, mineração e materiais
Alumnus Tomaz Toshimi Ishikawa is featured.
Mercado & Consumo (An English translation is not available.)

DNA from four American presidents is about to be launched into deep space
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.

Top 20 best universities in the US 2023/2024 by US News and QS rankings
A roundup features Rice.
Several Bay Area schools make list of grads that make the most money
KRON 4 Online


Naomi Halas Ph.D. '87 promoted to Rice University's highest academic rank
An article features Naomi Halas, University Professor and the Stanley C. Moore Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering, chemistry, physics and astronomy and the director of Rice's Smalley-Curl Institute.
Bryn Mawr College's Graduate School of Arts and Sciences News


Rice vs. Florida Atlantic: How to watch, schedule, live stream info, game time, TV channel
An article mentions that Rice's men's and women's basketball teams are slated to play Florida Atlantic University March 2.
CBS Sports
Florida Atlantic takes on Rice after Martin's 21-point game
WTOP (This Associated Press article also appeared in 50 other media outlets.)
Owls hit the road for last week of regular season
Owls welcome Rice and LA Tech for Senior Weekend

No. 24 Tech throttles Air Force, 18-5
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. (Similar articles also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
Lake Creek alums get early season innings with Texas A&M
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in more than 20 other media outlets.)

Super Bowl LVII might be Rice DE Ikenna Enechukwu's last time rooting for the Chiefs
Former Rice football player Ikenna Enechukwu is featured.
Yahoo! Sports (This article originally appeared in Chiefs Wire.)
49ers spoke with towering rusher with 'NFL caliber frame': Report

Super Bowl winner Willson targets ambition to compete in track cycling at Olympics
An article features former Rice football player Luke Willson.
Inside the Games

NIL Ventures launches baseball-focused collective at UConn
Rice head baseball coach Jose Cruz Jr. is mentioned (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)

College baseball odds: Stanford vs. Pacific prediction, pick, how to watch
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team was swept in a three-game series against Stanford University Feb. 24-25.
MSN (This article originally appeared in ClutchPoints.)

Women's basketball hosts UTSA, travel to UAB for final weekend of regular season play
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team defeated the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 64-52 Feb. 25.

Blue Raiders head to Texas for final regular season road trip
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team lost to the University of North Texas 74-64 Feb. 4.

How to watch Texas-San Antonio vs. Charlotte: Live stream, TV channel, start time for Thursday's NCAAB game
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team lost to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 70-54 Feb. 25.
CBS Sports
Men's basketball central: Charlotte at UTSA

Ranking college football's top 30 games involving Texas' 13 FBS teams in 2023
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 9.
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
Drew Woodcox drives in 6, Texas Tech bashes Air Force in series finale
Former Rice baseball player Drew Woodcox is featured.
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

The Texas 10: Ranking the best interior defensive lineman in Texas for the 2023 season
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
Dave Campbell's Texas Football

Standout Galveston Ball ATH Jonah Williams hears a lot about A&M, Texas
Rice is mentioned.