Dateline Rice for Nov. 8, 2023

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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 also appeared on the front of the Business section in the Nov. 8 print edition, and it appeared in MSN Money.)
Robert L. 'Bobby' Moody, scion of iconic Galveston founding family, passes away at 88
CultureMap Houston
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)

Rice, University of Houston No. 1 on Princeton Review's entrepreneurial programs lists again
An article features 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. Poets&Quants and InnovationMap also mention that the program is ranked No. 3 in the world according to Poets&Quants. Peter Rodriguez, dean of Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business and professor of strategic management, and Yael Hochberg, the Ralph S. O'Connor Professor in Entrepreneurship at the Jones Graduate School of Business and head of Rice Entrepreneurship Initiatives, are quoted. Brad Burke, managing director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, is quoted in InnovationMap. 
Houston Business Journal (Subscription is required.)
Just a magic show? The Princeton Review's entrepreneurship ranking
Poets&Quants (Subscription is required.)
Houston universities rack up rankings in reports on top schools for entrepreneurship
Top-ranked MBA programs struggle to reverse declining applications (Subscription is required.)


Why many Houstonians refused to vote in the 2023 election
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.
MSN (This Houston Chronicle article also appeared in the Nov. 8 print edition.)
'Fox 26 News'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
'Houston's Morning Show'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
Election 2024: The day after recap — Mark Jones, Rice University
KTRH on Spreaker
Texans approve most amendments, but reject raising retirement age for state justices and judges
ABC 13 Online
Takeaways from election day (Nov. 8, 2023)
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
Governor Abbott calls another special session after school vouchers, tougher border security fail to pass
KRLD on Audacy (This segment also aired 14 times on KRLD-AM in Dallas.)
KTRH tonight: It's the GOP On NBC!
KTRH on Spreaker
Experts say Burgum's debate miss doesn't bode well for campaign
The Bismark Tribune
North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum falls short of requirements for 3rd GOP debate
The Dickinson Press (This article also appeared in InForum.)
5 things to know today: Bobcat plant, no debate, state lab, rescuers honored, winning ticket

How a scientist and cartoonist envision living on the moon and Mars
An article quotes Kelly Weinersmith, adjunct assistant professor of biosciences and co-author of "A City on Mars." 
Exploring the challenges of building settlements in space
Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast (This segment also aired on 60 affiliate stations across the U.S.)
'A City on Mars' is a reality check for anyone dreaming about life on the Red Planet
We still have a long, long way to go before there's ever 'A City on Mars'
Houston Public Media

Rice University suspends campus parties after annual underwear-themed event sends 7 to the hospital
Jeff Falk, director of news and media relations at Rice, is quoted.
People (This article also appeared in Yahoo! Entertainment.)
Hospitalizations after fake Ozempic; abortion rights win big; ketamine use booms
Medpage Today

Jim Gaffigan and James Gaffigan both play St. Louis on Saturday ... coincidence?
An article features alumnus James Gaffigan.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Subscription is required.)

Scientists made a claw machine from a dead spider
An article mentions Rice research that repurposed deceased spiders as mechanical grippers.
Popular Science


Exxon and Chevron are kicking off an oil consolidation wave. What does it mean for Texas employment?
Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
San Antonio Express-News (Subscription is required.)

Blame Whitmire? Blame Sheila? What's behind Houston's low voter turnout? (Editorial)
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This editorial also appeared in the Nov. 8 print edition.)
What is Abbott's endgame regarding vouchers?
Reform Austin

East Texas Pipe Organ Festival opens in Kilgore
An article mentions that Rice students will perform at the East Texas Pipe Organ Festival Nov. 5-9.
Kilgore News Herald


'Noticias 45'
A broadcast mentions that Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business will partner with Anáhuac University in Mexico to launch a two-week international program for bilingual executives.
KXLN-TV (Houston; an English translation is not available.)

Economic forecaster Dr. Ray Perryman is returning for the Economic Outlook Conference
An article featuring alumnus Ray Perryman mentions that the will speak at the Economic Outlook Conference in Sulphur Springs, Texas, Dec. 12.


National Air and Space Museum's 2024 Michael Collins Trophy awarded to astronaut Peggy Whitson and the Double Asteroid Redirection Test Team
An article features alumna and astronaut Peggy Whitson, who will be awarded the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum's Michael Collins Trophy for Lifetime Achievements in Chantilly, Virginia, March 21.

Flash heating technique extracts valuable metals from battery waste quickly and cheaply
An article features collaborative Rice research into recovering valuable metals from spent batteries. Co-authors cited include James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering, graduate student Jinhang Chen and alumnus Weiyin Chen. Postdoctoral research associate Bing Deng is mentioned.
Physics World

Women in Legislative Studies: Improving Gender Equality
Leslie Schwindt-Bayer, the Thomas Cooke and Mary Elizabeth Edwards Chair in Government and Democracy at Rice, co-authored an article.
Political Science Now

Advisory council
An article featuring Jerry Goodwin mentions that his daughter is studying music at Rice.
Oklahoma Watch


College hosts baseball symposium centered on US-Japan diplomacy
An article features the remarks made by Sayuri Shimizu, the Dunlevie Family Chair in History, who spoke at the College of William & Mary's "150 Years of U.S.-Japan Baseball Diplomacy" symposium Oct. 27. 
College of William & Mary's The Flat Hat

Mercer debaters perform well at tournament honoring University legend
An article mentions that a team from Rice competed in Mercer University's National Parliamentary Debate Association tournament Oct. 21-22.
Mercer University's The Den
Local Mercer University debate teams shine at inaugural Dr. Frank Macke Tournament

Retired Albany airport custodian first worker to exhibit collection
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
Albany Times Union (This article also appeared on the front of the Capital Region section in the Nov. 8 print edition.)


Alajiki scores 17, Rice knocks off St. Thomas (TX) 101-57
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team defeated the University of St. Thomas 101-57 Nov. 7.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets and was in the Nov. 8 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Rice basketball dominates St. Thomas in AAC debut, led by Max Fiedler's double-double
BVM Sports
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/nov-8-kprc (This segment aired three times.)
'KHOU 11 News'
KHOU-TV (Houston)

Rice notebook: Another week, another AAC-leading opponent
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Texas at San Antonio Nov. 11. Head coach Mike Bloomgren is interviewed by KRIV.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Chronicle's "713" newsletter on Nov. 8.)

'Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
Your 2023 college football Week 11 announcing schedule
Awful Announcing
How to watch: Tennessee football at Missouri
Sports Illustrated's MizzouCentral
'KENS 5 News'
KENS-TV (San Antonio)

The Conversation: Bengals TE coach James Casey still self-made player: 'Every single day, you could get fired'
An article features former Rice football player James Casey, who was inducted into the Rice Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 27.

Ranking top 25 quarterbacks in college football after Week 10
Rice football player J.T. Daniels is mentioned.
Bleacher Report

Rice visits ACU on Thursday
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team is slated to play Abilene Christian University Nov. 9.

Cy-Fair QB, Texas commit Trey Owens ready to make mark in playoffs
An article mentions that Owen Carter has committed to play football at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Signing Day Central: See where Houston-area athletes are headed
An article mentions that Aniah Alexis has committed to play basketball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in MSN Sports.)

College football rankings: Purdue enters Bottom 25 as Michigan State, Indiana exit after first Big Ten wins
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to the University of Connecticut 38-31 Oct. 7.
CBS Sports (This article also appeared in MSN Sports.)

Broncos' Terrick Fisher comes back strong from MCL injury
Rice is mentioned.
San Diego Union-Tribune

Guiao says Summers good fit for Painters
Former Rice basketball player Suleiman Braimoh is featured.
Manila Standard (This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the Nov. 8 print edition.)

Tennis reveals 2024 spring schedule
An article mentions that Rice's women's tennis team lost to the University of Houston last season.

UH tennis takes wins at Texas A&M Tournament, Rice Invitational
An article mentions the Rice Fall Invitational tennis tournament Nov. 3-5.
The Daily Cougar

Everything SMU DC Symons said ahead of UNT game
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to Southern Methodist University 36-31 Nov. 4.
Best in Texas poll (Nov. 7): Tech replaces TCU in top 3; A&M holds firm despite loss
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)
Week 10 prospect rewind
Draft Countdown (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)
'Houston's Morning Show'
KRIV-TV (Houston)

See the hundreds of Dallas-area athletes who are signing a national letter of intent
An article mentions that Allie Love has committed to Rice's soccer and track and field programs.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)
Former national fencing coach ruled permanently ineligible by US Center for SafeSport
Rice is mentioned.
Yahoo! Sports UK (This article originally appeared in USA Today.)

UO welcomes Arkansas-Pine Bluff to MKA
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team lost to the University of Oregon in the second round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament last season.

Previews and predictions for notable Dallas-area bi-district football playoff games
A roundup featuring Drew Devillier mentions that he has committed to play football at Rice.
The Dallas Morning News (Subscription is required.)

2023-24 Vanderbilt men's basketball season preview
Rice basketball player Noah Shelby is mentioned.

No. 15 volleyball heads east for final league road swing
An article mentions last season's volleyball match between Rice and Creighton University.

2023 Week 10 bowl projections
Rice football is mentioned.
Last Word on Sports
Virginia Tech football: Week 10 bowl projections from ESPN are interesting

College football power rankings: Oklahoma State, Fresno State, Arizona storm into top 25 off major wins
An article mentions that Rice's football team lost to Tulane University 30-28 Oct. 28.
MSN Sports (This article originally appeared in CBS Sports.)

How UH's Sam Brown has matured into Big 12's leading receiver
An article mentions that Rice's football team played the University of Houston Sept. 9.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)