Dateline Rice for Jan. 23, 2024

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Trump isn't the first ex-president to run for reelection. Here's why this time is different.
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and professor of history, is quoted.
The Boston Globe (This article also appeared in MSN.)
Will sanctions easing reboot Venezuela's oil industry?
Francisco Monaldi, fellow in Latin American energy policy at the Center for Energy Studies, fellow at the Center for the United States and Mexico, director of the Latin America Energy Program at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and a lecturer in energy economics at Rice, is quoted.
Yahoo! News (This AFP article also appeared in more than 20 other media outlets.)


Rice researchers discover new way to kill cancer cells with 'molecular jackhammers'
An article features Rice research using molecules that vibrate strongly when stimulated by light to destroy cancer cells. Alumnus and research scientist Ciceron Ayala-Orozco is quoted. James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering, is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (This article appeared in the Jan. 23 print edition, and it appeared in the Jan. 23 print and digital editions of the San Antonio Express-News and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

26 more HISD schools will face 'New Education System' reforms next year as Wraparound Services shift focus
Erin Baumgartner, director of the Houston Education Research Consortium at Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Houston Public Media


'12 News'
An article features Rice research into a new treatment for inflammatory bowel disease. Jeffrey Tabor, associate professor of bioengineering, is quoted.
WWBT-TV (Richmond, Virginia)
http://dateline.rice/jan-23-tabor (This segment aired twice.)


Organizations in crises may benefit from jazz ensemble model
An article features research by Scott Sonenshein, the Henry Gardiner Symonds Professor of Management at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business. (This article also appeared in MSN Money.)

Reflections from a student in the SIAM-Simons Undergraduate Summer Research Program
An article features experiences studying under Illya Hicks, professor and department chair of computational applied mathematics and operations research, who participated in the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics-Simons Undergraduate Summer Research Program. Bo Jones, the Pfeiffer Postdoctoral Instructor of Computational Applied Mathematics and Operations Research, is mentioned.
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics News 

Will Biden's EV push cost him come election time?
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.
Advanced Biofuels USA
MBA interview questions: A school-by-school list for 2024
Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business is mentioned.
Yahoo! Finance (This article originally appeared in Poets & Quants.)

ARL's roundup of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024
A roundup highlights the "MLK Day LibGuide" issued by Rice's Fondren Library.
Association of Research Libraries

Cotton research, outreach and entrepreneurship
Sid Richardson College sophomore Kumaren Anand is featured.
Denim Focus


Callisto Quartet to be in residence in Brainerd
An article mentions that the Callisto Quartet formerly served as the graduate string quartet-in-residence at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Brainerd Dispatch
Durham University sets quantum coherence record in ultracold molecules
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.


UTSA's Proctor, Tulsa's Poindexter named Women's Basketball Players of the Week
An article mentions that Rice women's basketball player Dominique Ennis has been named to the American Athletic Conference's Weekly Honor Roll list.

South Florida's Pryor, Tulsa's Haggerty earn weekly honors
An article mentions that Rice men's basketball player Travis Evee has been named to the American Athletic Conference's Weekly Honor Roll list.

Rice goes 3-0 in duals with North Texas, SMU and Tulane
An article features recent wins by Rice's swim team.

Owls too strong for Cardinals in delayed match
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team defeated Lamar University 4-0 Jan. 21.
Cards fall in heartbreaking fashion
Cardinals continue four-match road swing

Houston girls basketball top performers: Jayla Lewis scores record 44 points for Jersey Village
An article mentions that Aniah Alexis has signed to play basketball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle

From class clown to getting hit by a car: Xavier guard Quincy Olivari found positivity through adversity
Former Rice men's basketball player Quincy Olivari is featured.
WCPO Online

Sports briefs: Ex-Griz McDowell commits to Temple
An article mentions that E.J. Warner plans to transfer to Rice to play football this offseason.
Daily Inter Lake

Rice hosts No. 22 Florida Atlantic after Davis' 34-point game An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team is slated to play Florida Atlantic University Jan. 24.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
Men's basketball: Owls defeat UTSA 112-103 in overtime thriller
University Press

What's next for top Chicago White Sox prospects Colson Montgomery, Noah Schultz and Edgar Quero?
An article features former Rice baseball player and former assistant coach Paul Janish.
MSN (This article originally appeared in Chicago Tribune.)
Daywatch: Suspect wanted in fatal shooting of 8 in Joliet found dead in Texas
MSN (This article originally appeared in Chicago Tribune.)

Lu'Cye Patterson earns another placement on the AAC Honor Roll
An article mentions that Rice's men's basketball team lost to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte 81-79 Jan. 16.