Dateline Rice for May 26, 2023

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Texas panel recommends impeachment of Attorney General Ken Paxton
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.
The New York Times (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the May 26 print edition of the Times and The Boston Globe, and it appeared online in 10 other media outlets.)
Conservative billionaires are heading for rare defeat in Texas over private school subsidies
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to soon face impeachment vote
Spectrum News NY (This article also appeared in, Spectrum News NC, Spectrum News ME and Spectrum News TX's Dallas, Austin and San Antonio sites.)
Texas AG Ken Paxton faces 20 articles of impeachment, including conspiracy, constitutional bribery and obstruction of justice
KHOU Online (This segment also aired three times KHOU-TV in Houston.)
What happens now that AG Ken Paxton has been recommended for impeachment
KHOU Online (This article also appeared in MSN India, KAGS Online, The Black Chronicle and WION Online.)
Texas lawmakers issue 20 articles of impeachment against state Attorney General Ken Paxton
Fox 26 Online (This segment also aired on KRIV-TV in Houston, and it appeared in The Chronicle, The Cairns Post, The Courier Mail, Townsville Bulletin and Daily Telegraph.)
Texas lawmakers recommend impeaching Attorney General Ken Paxton after Republican investigation
Fox 26 Online
Articles of impeachment filed against Texas AG
Fox 26 Online on YouTube (This segment also aired on KRIV-TV in Houston.)
Harris County vows to sue state over targeted election laws
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired four times on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
Harris County to sue over GOP-backed bills targeting local elections
MSN (This Houston Chronicle article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

Tales of the tongue
Kory Evans, assistant professor of biosciences, is quoted.
Overnight news digest: Supreme Court guts Clean Water Act
Daily Kos

Drilling down on treatment-resistant fungi with molecular machines
An article about Rice research using molecular machines as antifungals was co-authored 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, alumna Ana Santos and graduate student Jacob Beckham.
The Conversation (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)

Las noticias locales se reivindican frente a las plataformas
Alexander Butler, the Jesse H. Jones Professor of Finance at the Jones Graduate School of Business, is mentioned.
La Region (An English translation is not available.)


Kinetic Ensemble tiptoes outside its sanctuary
An article features alumni Alexandra Smither, Charles Paul and Theo Chandler, graduates of Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Houston Press

Photos: Beaumont schools graduate 1,000-plus students
Rice is mentioned.
Beaumont Enterprise (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)
How many World Cup matches will be played in Houston?
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in MSN Sports and 10 other media outlets.)

Waco police: Baylor-based minister let 'mentor' sexually abuse family members
An article mentions that Rice has a chapter of Chi Alpha student ministry.
Waco Tribune-Herald


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces 20 articles of impeachment by House committee
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
CBS Austin (This segment also aired four times on KEYE-TV in Austin, and this article also appeared in MSN, and KABB Online.)

'Capital Connection'
David Satterfield, director of the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the second round of Turkey's presidential election.
CNBC World (This segment aired four times.)

'Houston's Morning Show'
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil at the Baker Institute for Public Policy's Center for Energy Studies, is interviewed about gas prices.
KRIV-TV (Houston)

WNYC's 'The Takeaway with Melissa Harris-Perry'
Kiese Laymon, the Libbie Shearn Moody Professor of Creative Writing and English, is featured.
WUWM-FM (Milwaukee)
http://dateline.rice/may-26-laymon (This segment also aired on more than 280 affiliate stations across the U.S.)

Ep. 14 | AAPI Engineers 
A video features Rice research that may reduce carbon dioxide emissions from cement production. Postdoctoral research associates Bing Deng and Wei Meng are interviewed.
The Circuit News on YouTube

UH admissions will extend standardized test-optional policy through 2024 
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Public Media

Small business factor in the Seattle City Council race: Today so far
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
KUOW Online
Sturgis celebrates Class of 2023
Sturgis Journal (This article also appeared in Yahoo! News.)

Chinese scientist who went to prison for a gene-therapy experiment is back in the lab
An article about research on gene editing in humans mentions that He Jiankui is a former Rice student.
NPR's "Morning Edition" (This segment aired on more than 900 affiliate stations across the U.S.)


Iron-rich rocks unlock new insights into Earth's planetary history
An article features collaborative Rice research into iron-rich layers of sedimentary rocks. Co-authors cited include Duncan Keller, a CLEVER Planets Postdoctoral Research Associate, and Rajdeep Dasgupta, the Maurice Ewing Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.

APA election results
An article mentions that Gwen Bradford, associate professor of philosophy, has been elected to the American Philosophical Association Board of Officers.
Daily Nous

Can candidates get away with bad Spanish?
An article features Rice research that found speaking Spanish on the campaign trail may hurt the chances of Hispanic candidates who are not native speakers. Co-authors and graduate students Marques Zárate and Enrique Quezada-Llanes are cited.
American Political Science Association's Political Science Now

Best colleges for art 2023
A roundup features Rice and mentions the Moody Center for the Arts.
University Magazine

Texas to spend big on space with new Legislature funding for space commission
Rice is mentioned.


Still a few chances to hear a concert before the long, quiet summer
An article features alumni MuChen Hsieh and Andrew Staupe.
Davis Enterprise

Miami Heat fans eye NBA Finals
An article features Jones College sophomore Maya Moise.
Florida National News


BSB: Florida Atlantic wins battle of the Owls, 6-1, eliminates Rice
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team lost to Florida Atlantic University 6-1 May 25 and was eliminated from the Conference USA Championship, which is being held at Reckling Park through May 28.
Conference USA
Cooley's complete game leads Florida Atlantic past Rice (This article also appeared in University Press.)
Owls succumb to late WKU comeback (This article also appeared in University Press.)
BSB: MTSU holds on to beat LA Tech 7-6 after thrilling ninth inning
Conference USA
Blue Raiders move to 2-0 in C-USA Championships (This article also appeared in the Murfreesboro Post.)
Bulldogs juuuust short against Blue Raiders (This article also appeared in Crescent City Sports, the Bossier Press-Tribune and the Minden Press-Herald, and it appeared in the May 26 print edition of the El Dorado News-Times.)
BSB: Charlotte stays alive, sends UTSA home with 11-2 win on Thursday
Conference USA
BSB: DBU cruises past Hilltoppers 10-2 to advance to Saturday
Conference USA
Hilltoppers look to avoid elimination against No. 5 Florida Atlantic in C-USA Championship

2023 NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifiers
An article mentions that Rice track and field athletes Tara Simpson-Sullivan, McKyla Van Der Westhuizen, Erna Gunnarsdottir and Alexander Slinkman have qualified for the 2023 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

100 days until Texas football: The '100' helmet and the teams that wore it
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to the University of Texas at Austin in 1969.
On 3

Texas faces Rice Week 1 before rematch with Alabama in Week 2
An article mentions that the Rice football team's season will begin Sept. 2 with a game against the University of Texas at Austin.
Texas football team can defy the odds by winning 10 games
Austin American-Statesman (Subscription is required.)
Texas holds steady at No. 9 in updated ESPN SP+ ratings
On 3

ChatGPT's vision for college football conference realignment
Rice is mentioned.
The Sports Daily

Schwartz scores in transition
An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.
Puente signs with UTSA
Port Isabel South Padre Press

UNT tennis coach Sujay Lama leaves program after 17 seasons
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team defeated the University of North Texas in the Conference USA quarterfinals in 2015.
Denton Record-Chronicle (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)