Dateline Rice for Nov. 10, 2023

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Higher subsidies drive record ACA enrollment
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 with Kai Ryssdal (This segment aired on more than 600 affiliate stations across the U.S.)

The state of Russian science, and improving implantable bioelectronics
An article mentions that Jacob Robinson, professor of electrical and computer engineering and bioengineering and a Rice Academy Senior Fellow, will be featured on next week's Science podcast.


Rice, University of Houston No. 1 on Princeton Review's entrepreneurial programs lists again
Three articles feature the news that the graduate entrepreneurship program at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business in partnership with the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. according to The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur. Peter Rodriguez, dean of Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business and professor of strategic management, is quoted in two articles. Brad Burke, managing director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, also is quoted in CultureMap Houston, and he is featured in a roundup from InnovationMap as the recipient of the Houston Innovation Awards' 2023 Trailblazer Award.
Houston Business Journal (Subscription is required. An excerpt of this article appeared in the Nov. 10-16 print and digital editions. This article appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)
2 Houston universities rack up rankings among top schools for entrepreneurship
CultureMap Houston
Houston Innovation Awards winners revealed, top entrepreneur schools, and more trending news

Robert Moody, Galveston 'icon,' businessman and philanthropist, dies at 88
An article features Robert Moody, former executive director of the Moody Foundation, who died Nov. 7 at 88. The Moody Foundation gifted Rice $100 million in 2021 for the Moody Center for Student Life and Opportunity and funded a scholarship for undergraduate business students that provides financial support for internships, competitions, travel and wellness programs. The foundation also helped establish Rice's Moody Center for the Arts. Board of Trustees Chairman Robert Ladd and President Reginald DesRoches are quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front of the Business section in the Nov. 10 print edition of the San Antonio Express-News, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Houston Hillel updates students, colleagues on campus climate
President Reginald DesRoches and Rabbi Shmuli Slonim, co-director of Chabad at Rice, are mentioned.
Jewish Herald-Voice

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott thrust in middle of GOP infighting, hampering school choice agenda
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science and fellow in political science at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)
Eminently quotable: 'This is an area of unfolding medical and policy debate'
The Bismark Tribune

5 things to know about popular Third Ward restaurant Turkey Leg Hut
An article featuring Lynn Price, co-owner of the Turkey Leg Hut, mentions he is a former Rice baseball player.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Houston startups dominate 'most-promising' companies announcement at annual event
An article mentions that the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship recently co-hosted the Texas Life Science Forum.

The Italian American women behind the Nutcracker Market's best-selling marinara debut a vodka sauce
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
MD Anderson announces Institute for Data Science in Oncology to advance mission to end cancer
MD Anderson Cancer Center (This article also appeared in Newswise.)
48 Harmony Public Schools students named Questbridge Scholarship finalists
The Katy News

Openings and closings: Chef Hori's Katami opens, Auden Autry Park
Rice Management Co. is mentioned. 
Houston Press


Dr. Tony Payan — part 1
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 featured.
KTEP Online

Houston Cinema Arts Festival, featuring anniversary screening of 'Rushmore,' starts Thursday night
A pair of roundups mentions the films Rice Cinema will screen as part of the Houston Cinema Arts Festival.  
Houston Public Media
'The Marvels,' 'The Holdovers' top the list of new films this week
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared in the Nov. 10 print edition and was in yesterday's Dateline.)

Houston Heart Walk this weekend at Rice University
An article mentions that Rice will host the Houston Heart Walk Nov. 11.
CW 39


A breath of fresh air is key for cell-based therapies
An article features collaborative Rice research developing a device that produces oxygen at the site in order to keep cells alive inside the self-contained implant. Co-author Omid Veiseh, associate professor of bioengineering and faculty director of the Rice Biotech Launch Pad accelerator, is mentioned.
Technology Networks

IIT Kanpur inaugurates Mehta Family Centre for Engineering in Medicine
An article mentions that Gang Bao, the Foyt Family Professor of Bioengineering and department chair, professor of chemistry, mechanical engineering, materials science and nanoengineering, gave a keynote address at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur Nov. 6.
Data Quest

Atomic dance transforms paramagnetic crystal into magnet
An article features collaborative Rice research exposing cerium fluoride to ultrafast pulses of light. Co-authors Hanyu Zhu, assistant professor of materials science and nanoengineering, and Boris Yakobson, the Karl F. Hasselmann Professor of Engineering and a professor of materials science, nanoengineering and chemistry, are quoted.
AZo Quantum

Book review: Are we ready to head to Mars? Not so fast.
A book review features "A City on Mars," co-authored by Kelly Weinersmith, adjunct assistant professor of biosciences.  

USC professor's simulation software teaches systems engineering topics
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
IEEE Spectrum


Oprah adds Tulane professor Jesmyn Ward's new novel, 'Let Us Descend,' to her book club
Kiese Laymon, the Libbie Shearn Moody Professor and professor of English, moderated a conversation with author Jesmyn Ward in New Orleans Nov. 9.

Chamber Music Society to open 11th season with music of Rachmaninoff, Smetana
Jon Kimura Parker, professor of piano at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.
Palm Beach Daily News


UTSA to host Rice on Saturday night in nationally televised matchup
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio Nov. 11.
Bob's Picks: Trojans expected to 'quack' up
The Davis Enterprise
Bowl eligibility means Texas State's Kinne can 'coach harder'
Fox San Antonio
Week 11 college football schedule: how to watch all 66 FBS games
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
2023 NCAA college football season: how to watch tonight's games, full TV schedule, ways to stream and more
Yahoo! Sports
'Good Morning San Antonio'
KSAT-TV (San Antonio)
'Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina'
KRIV-TV (Houston)

Rice holds off ACU
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team defeated Abilene Christian University Nov. 9.

NCAA basketball: game picks for Day 5 of the 2023-24 season
An article mention that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play Harvard University Nov. 10.

Volleyball returns home against Rice
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is slated to play the University of North Texas Nov. 10.

Tulsa is No. 20 Tulane's next obstacle to an AAC title defense and major bowl bid
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated the University of Tulsa 42-10 Oct. 19.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)
2023 Week 11 game preview: Tulsa Golden Hurricane at Tulane Green Wave
SB Nation

Volleyball preview: UTSA
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team is currently tied for second in the American Athletic Conference.

East Carolina tussles with FAU in Boca Raton
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated East Carolina University Sept. 30.

No. 7 Texas Longhorns vs. TCU Horned Frogs: how to watch, betting odds
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to the University of Texas at Austin Sept. 2.
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country

2023-24 Georgia Tech women's basketball preview
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Georgia Tech University Nov. 16.
SB Nation

What if there aren't enough bowl eligible teams? 20 still alive for a bowl (and how this works)
Rice football is mentioned.
College Football News

SMU vs. North Texas odds, line, spread: 2023 college football picks, Week 11 predictions by proven model
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to Southern Methodist University 36-31 Nov. 4.
CBS Sports

Today in Sports — week ahead, Nov. 10-16
A roundup mentions that the 2004 football game between Rice and San Jose State University was the highest-scoring regulation game in Division I-A history at the time with a combined 133 points.  The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 50 other media outlets.)

Could UConn football coach Jim Mora embrace youth movement in final few games? 'Complicated question'
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to the University of Connecticut 38-31 Oct. 7.

2023 Week 11 game preview: Cincinnati Bearcats at Houston Cougars
An article mentions that Rice's football team defeated the University of Houston Sept. 9.
SB Nation
Week 11 winners from the Big 12
Last Word on Sports

Cross country heads to Fayetteville for the South Central Regional
An article mentions that Rice runners will compete in the NCAA South Central Regional cross country meet at the University of Arkansas' Agri Park Nov. 10.

HS FOOTBALL: Trinity, Forsan, TCAL playoff capsules
An article mentions that a Texas Christian Athletic League championship football game will be held at Rice Stadium Nov. 17.
Houston Chronicle (This segment also aired on 10 other media outlets.)

'CBS 4 News'
A broadcast features former Rice football player Kylen Granson.
WTTV-TV (Indianapolis)

KTRH-AM (Houston)
Former Rice football player N.D. Kalu is featured.