Dateline Rice for May 24, 2023

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More people are delaying medical care due to cost, Federal Reserve finds
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.
Marketplace Morning Report with David Brancaccio (This segment aired multiple times on over 800 affiliate radio stations across the U.S.)
6 things to watch in City Council
A roundup mentions that Rice President's Distinguished Fellow Ruth Simmons has joined the MacArthur Foundation Board of Directors.
Ruth Simmons joins MacArthur's board
MacArthur Foundation News

L’université privée américaine Rice (Texas) ouvre un campus dans le Marais à Paris pour la rentrée 2023
An article features the Rice Paris Global Center. (Subscription is required. An English translation is not available.)

US colleges game out a possible end to race-conscious student admissions
Rice is mentioned.
Reuters (This article also appeared in more than 20 other media outlets.)


Growth prompts Rice University to add two new colleges and dining hall
An article features the announcement that Rice plans to construct two new residential colleges, which are expected to be completed by fall 2026. A letter to the community co-authored by President Reginald DesRoches and Kelly Fox, vice president for finance and administration, is cited.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Money.)

Rice University, Texas Southern University formalize partnership to build stronger bridge between institutions
An article mentions that Rice and Texas Southern University have partnered to help students and expand the research programs at both universities. President Reginald DesRoches and Provost Amy Dittmar are quoted.
Houston Business Journal (This article appeared in the May 19-25 print and digital editions, and it was in a previous edition of Dateline.)
Face to Face: The Ion's executive director has big plans for the new district
Jan Odegard, executive director of the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co., is featured.
Houston Business Journal (This article also appeared in the May 19-25 print and digital editions.)

Houston on short list of big cities with COVID-era population growth, but just barely
Daniel Potter, senior director of research at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the May 24 print edition and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Houston is 1 of just 4 cities in which it's cheaper to buy than rent, analysis shows
An article cites a 2022 report by the Kinder Institute for Urban Research into Houston housing.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Money.)

New York's dance superstar turns to Houston and Rice's Skyspace for inspiration and a new world premiere
An article mentions that the choreography of the Houston Ballet's "Under the Folding Sky" was inspired by James Turrell's "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion. 

Empowering students' educational experience through Houston Court Watch
Rice is mentioned.
University of Houston-Downton News


Elections bill targeting Harris County heads to Gov. Abbott's desk
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 (The video segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston, and this article also appeared in MSN Health.)
Texas Attorney General Paxton under investigation by House committee as he calls on Speaker Phelan to resign
KRLD on Audacy (This article also appeared in WWJ, WWL, WBBM, KDKA, KDAWN and KCBS Audacy sites.)
The week in politics (May 24, 2023)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
Previewing Allred vs. Gutierrez
Off the Kuff
A un año de la masacre en Uvalde: ¿Han cambiado las leyes de armas?
Telemundo San Antonio (An English translation is not available.)
'Capital Tonight'
Spectrum News (Austin, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/may-24-jones  (This segment aired 16 times.)
Texas Public Radio
KSTX-FM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/may-24-jones (This segment aired twice on seven affiliate stations.)
KRLD-AM (Dallas)
http://dateline.rice/may-24-jones-krld.1 (This segment aired three times.)
http://dateline.rice/may-24-jones-krld.2 (This segment aired twice.)

How protecting the Texas coastline could be a 'win-win-win'
Jim Blackburn, a professor in the practice of environmental law, co-director of Rice's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Public Media 

'Fox 6 Wake-Up News'
A broadcast featuring Haley Truss mentions that she plans to attend Rice in the fall.
WITI-TV (Milwaukee)
http://dateline.rice/may-24-witi (This segment aired three times.)


This Australian crowdfunded startup is making an edible coffee cup
Rachel Meidl, fellow for energy and environment at the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Financial Review

Medical students giving mobile courses on treating gunshot wounds, overdoses as demand increases
Alumnus Sam Shuman is featured.
Block Club Chicago

The most beautiful running paths in Houston
An article mentions the exercise path ringing Rice. 
MSN Travel (This article originally appeared in Thrillist.)
Peggy Whitson — an out of this world Prime Woman
An article features alumna and astronaut Peggy Whitson, who led Axiom Space's second private mission to the International Space Station.
Prime Women

Watchdog fights to protect consumers, keeps tabs on utility companies and the commission that regulates them
Alumnus Abhay Padgaonkar is featured.
Cronkite News (This article also appeared in Prescott News.)

Spring 2023 Ucross Fellows revealed
An article features Spring 2023 Ucross Fellow Badie Khaleghian, a graduate student at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
BroadwayWorld (This article also appeared in The Sheridan Press.)

The case for non-US allocations
Alumnus Rick Pitcairn is featured. (This article also appeared in Nasdaq.)

Wastewater surveillance: Vital for an outbreak early-warning system
A roundup features the report Wastewater-based Disease Surveillance for Public Health Action co-authored by experts at Rice.
The Rockefeller Foundation

Discover the top 10 most beautiful college campuses in US
A roundup features Rice.
A-Z Animals

Can ordinary objects function as cameras?
An article features collaborative research between Rice and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on developing a computer vision technique that turns any shiny object into a "camera," enabling an observer to see around corners or beyond obstructions. 
Electronics For U


Chamber Music Quad Cities: 'Passing the Torch,' June 3
An article featuring cellist Gregory Sauer mentions that he has performed at Rice.
River Cities Reader


Rice gets second chance in C-USA baseball tournament after losing season
A Houston Chronicle article features Rice's baseball team ahead of the Conference USA baseball tournament, which will be held at Rice's Reckling Park May 24-28. Head coach Jose Cruz Jr. is quoted. The Owls are slated to play Dallas Baptist University May 24.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the May 24 print edition, and it appeared in MSN Sports.)
Blue Raiders to open C-USA Championship against UTSA
MTSU baseball heads to Houston for conference tournament
Middle Tennessee State University's Sidelines
Charlotte baseball faces Louisiana Tech in round 1 of C-USA tournament
Niner Times
Preview: Red Raiders ready for Big 12 tournament
Five Blue Raiders earn All C-USA accolades
Second season begins: Owls meet WKU in C-USA first round

BSB: May 22 Players of the Week
An article features Rice baseball player J.D. McCracken, who has been named Conference USA's Pitcher of the Week.
Conference USA

BSB: All-Conference teams, award winners announced
An article features Rice baseball players Parker Smith, who has been named to Conference USA's All-Conference team, and Ben Royo, who has been named to C-USA's All-Freshman team.
Conference USA

American Athletic football 2023 All-Conference team
A roundup highlights Rice football players Luke McCaffrey, Bradley Rozner and Clay Servin.
Athlon Sports

OTF: 2023 Performers of the Meet
An article mentions that former Rice track and field athlete Scott Filip formerly held the Conference USA decathlon record of 7,837 points, which he set in 2017.
Conference USA

UTSA faces Middle Tennessee in first round of C-USA Championship
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team defeated the University of Texas at San Antonio in the Conference USA championship game in 2014.
Panthers drop to Rice, fail to qualify for C-USA Tournament
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team won two out of three games against Florida International University May 18-20.
Florida International University's PantherNOW

Preponderance of pitching has Pearland primed for regional semifinals
An article mentions that Jake Mader-Cooper has committed to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Pride of Bethel sports on display
An article features former Rice assistant football coach C.J. Anderson.
The Vacaville Reporter (This article appeared on the front page of the May 24 print edition of the Vallejo Times-Herald, and it was in yesterday's Dateline.)

Big 12 expansion: How league newcomers are preparing for life within prestigious Power Five universe
An article mentions that Rice was part of the Southwest Conference.
CBS Sports

100 days out: College football names, games, storylines to follow as we count down to the 2023 season
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
CBS Sports

2023 Texas A&M football predictions, futures, roster overview and more
An article mentions former Rice football player Aidan Siano.
Odds Shopper

Texas football: 3 biggest trap games on Longhorns' schedule in 2023
An article mentions that the Rice football team's season will begin Sept. 2 with a game against the University of Texas at Austin.
KTXX-FM (Austin)