Dateline Rice for Feb. 19, 2024 (Weekend Edition)

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The president at the center of an odd Biden-Trump debate: Herbert Hoover
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and professor of history, is quoted. He also appeared on "Face the Nation" Feb. 18.
The Wall Street Journal (This article also appeared in MSN.)
'Face the Nation'
KCLO-TV (Rapid City, South Dakota)
http://dateline.rice/feb-19-brinkley (This segment aired on more than 60 TV affiliates and it aired on more than 40 radio affiliates.)
Former President Jimmy Carter has officially been in hospice care for one year
Yahoo! Entertainment (This article originally appeared in Blast.)
WGN-AM (Chicago)
http://dateline.rice/feb-19-brinkley (This segment aired multiple times.)
'The Founders'


After bruising loss in Houston mayoral race, U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee faces her toughest reelection yet
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 Texas Tribune (This article also appeared in the Houston Chronicle.)
Today on Texas Standard: Coral samples in Galveston could be key to keeping the species alive
Texas Standard (This segment also aired on more than 40 affiliate stations across Texas.)
Texas Latinos as large a voting bloc as ever. What this means for Democrats and Republicans
MSN (This article originally appeared in Austin American-Statesman.)
'CBS News'
WCBS-AM (New York)
http://dateline.rice/feb-19-jones (This segment aired over 20 times across more than 10 affiliates.)

Facing daunting college loan debt, Houston students hang hopes on full tuition match programs
An article mentions that Rice participates in the QuestBridge National College Match scholarship program.
Houston Chronicle (This article appeared on the front page of the Feb. 18 print edition, and it appeared in a previous Dateline.)

Upcoming DiverseWorks dance performance finds inspiration in blue-collar labor
An article mentions the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co.
Houston Chronicle

Reluctant pastor’s son
William Martin, the Harry and Hazel Chavanne Professor Emeritus of Religion and Public Policy, nonresident fellow in religion and public policy at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy and director of its Drug Policy Program, is quoted.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette


'Boston 25 News'
A broadcast features alumna Gilda Barabino, president of Olin College of Engineering. Barabino was the first African American to receive a doctorate in chemical engineering at Rice.
WFXT-TV (Boston)
http://dateline.rice/feb-19-barabino (This segment aired five times and appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

'Texas Public Radio'
A segment features "Can We Know the Sound of Forgiveness," a performance by Rice's Shepherd School of Music in collaboration with Carnegie Hall and based on work by artist James Drake, had its world premier at the Brockman Hall for Opera Jan. 20.
KSTX-AM (San Antonio)

'The David Rubenstein Show, Peer to Peer Conversations'
A broadcast features James Baker III, honorary chair of Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy and former U.S. secretary of state.
BNN Bloomberg

'Chris Plante The Right Squad'
A broadcast mentions a Rice study into how natural disasters widen racial wealth gaps.

KCSB-FM (Santa Barbara, California)
A segment mentions Rice's radio station KTRU-FM.


Rice University researchers uncover bias in machine learning tools for immunotherapy
An article features Rice research into bias in machine learning models for immunotherapy research due to skewed datasets. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Rodrigo Ferreira, assistant teaching professor in computer science; Lydia Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science, Bioengineering, Mechanical Engineering and Electrical and Computer Engineering and director of the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information; and doctoral students Anja Conev, Romanos Fasoulis and Sarah Hall-Swan.
Widely used machine learning models reproduce dataset bias: Study
Rice University uncovers bias in machine learning models for immunotherapy research

How visual cues inform the decision to cooperate
An article features Rice research into how pairs of macaques use visual cues to guide complex, goal-oriented cooperative behavior. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Valentin Dragoi, professor of electrical and computer engineering; Behnaam Aazhang, the J.S. Abercrombie Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, director of the Rice Neuroengineering Initiative and co-director of the Center for Neural Systems Restoration; former graduate student Melissa Franch; and alumna Sudha Yellapantula.
Tech Explorist (A similar article appeared in a previous Dateline.)
Visual cues initiate the brain's decision to cooperate


Black Excellence: Standouts in business
An article mentions alumnus Thomas Benford and says he serves on the Rice Business Board of Advisors for the Jones Graduate School of Business.


Haggerty and Tulsa earn 93-82 OT win over Rice
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team lost to the University of Tulsa 93-82 in overtime Feb. 17.
Associated Press (This article appeared in over 30 other media outlets, and an excerpt appeared in the Feb. 18 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Bill Haisten: PJ Haggerty (30 points, 10 rebounds) and TU finish beautifully against Rice
Tulsa World
Tulsa dominates OT for a 93-82 win over Rice
Tulsa defeats Rice in overtime, 93-82
Tulsa men host Rice Saturday for Legends Day
'News on 6'
KOTV-TV (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Felton scores 21, East Carolina downs Tulane 81-67
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team will play East Carolina University Feb. 24.
Houston Chronicle

UAB women’s basketball downs Rice 87-74
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team lost to the University of Alabama-Birmingham 87-74 Feb. 17. (An excerpt of this article appeared in the Feb. 18 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
UAB defeats Rice to keep pace near top of American standings
UAB women’s basketball welcomes Rice on Saturday

Irish sweep Rice with 13-10 win in finale
A series of articles mention that Rice's baseball team suffered a three-game sweep to the University of Notre Dame Feb. 16-18 to open the 2024 season.
Notre Dame powers past Rice to clinch opening series, 9-5
Irish earn opening day win over Rice, 3-1

High school baseball: Houston-area teams to watch
An article mentions that Jake Mader-Cooper and Isaiah Castandea have committed to sign to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in the Feb. 19 print edition.)

Houston Christian baseball preview: Huskies looking for rebound season
An article mentions alumnus and former Rice baseball player Lance Berkman.
Houston Chronicle
'Houston Sports Awards Show'
AT&T SportsNet Southwest

Magnolia West baseball begins new chapter after championship season
An article mentions Rice baseball player Jackson Blank.
Houston Chronicle (This article appeared in the Feb. 19 print edition, and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Now healthy, Twins prospect Matt Canterino ready to show his progress
An article features former Rice baseball player Matt Canterino.
St. Paul Pioneer Press

No. 11 Aggies sweep Rice 7-0
An article mentions that Rice's women's tennis team lost to Texas A&M University 7-0 Feb. 18.
A&M women breeze by Rice
The Bryan-College Station Eagle
GALLERY: Women’s Tennis vs. Rice
The Battalion

'Houston's Morning Show'
A broadcast mentions the Houston Roughnecks held a preseason fan rally Feb. 17 at Rice Stadium, where the Roughnecks will play their home games this season.
KRIV-TV (Houston)