Dateline Rice for June 10, 2024 (Weekend Edition)

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The DEA plans to reclassify cannabis. What does that mean for local dispensaries?
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The Guardian

Challenges mount for Saudi Arabia's ambitious LINE project
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
MSN (This article originally appeared in Financial World.)
Steigende Kosten, fehlende Investitionen: Platzen die großen Pläne der saudi-arabischen Megastadt Neom?
Business Insider (This article also appeared in Yahoo! Finance Germany.)

These 10 Texas cities are among the best places to live, according to US News list
Rice is mentioned. 
MSN (This article originally appeared in the Austin American-Statesman.)

It's disheartening to see Kenya, the regional leader, acting so helpless
An article mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.
MSN International (This article originally appeared in The East African.)
The first ICs on the moon — the Apollo Guidance Computer, part 1
Electronic Engineering Journal


President-elect Claudia Sheinbaum's future US-Mexico relationship 'runs through Texas'
Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and director of the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
El Paso Times (This article appeared in the June 9 print edition and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Texas Democrats begin state convention in familiar position: Out of power but hopeful
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.
Killeen Daily Herald (This Dallas Morning News article also appeared in the Eagle-Tribune and Hastings Tribune, and it appeared in the June 8 print edition of the Texarkana Gazette and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)
Friday, June 7th, 2024
KTRH on Spreaker (This segment also aired on KTRH-AM in Houston.)

Free things to do in Houston this summer: Museums, concerts, outdoor movies and more
An article mentions the James Turrell "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on Rice's Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion. Rice's Shepherd School of Music is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (This article originally appeared in MSN Travel.)
An insider guide to Houston, Texas with Natalie Steen
Citizen Femme

Collective Action: An interview with Michelle Barnes of the Community Artists' Collective
Rice's Fondren Library is mentioned.

What's the story behind the boarded-up, windowless high-rise in downtown Houston?
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Chronicle
Will AI turn cancer on its head?
Intown Houston
Top performing arts and live theater this week: June 10-16, 2024
365 Things To Do in Houston


'CNN Newsroom Live'
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and professor of history, is interviewed about President Joe Biden's recent trip to France for the anniversary of D-Day.
http://dateline.rice/june-10-brinkley (This segment aired twice.)
'Chris Jansing Reports'
'The Weekend'

'KTAB News'
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about ballot secrecy.
KTAB-TV (Abilene, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/june-10-stein (This segment aired twice.)

'ABC 13 Eyewitness News'
A broadcast features alumni Kayla Grimes and Arunima Jaiswal, who developed The Healthcare Navigator app with fellow students aimed at helping patients navigate health costs and care. 
KTRK-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/june-10-grimes-jaiswal (This segment aired twice.)


When the dog bites
A poem by Tomás Morín, assistant professor of creative writing, is featured.
The Yale Review (This poem also appeared in the print edition.)

R&D team claims 'ultra fast' recycling of glass fiber-reinforced plastic
An article features research by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Professor of Chemistry and a professor of materials science and nanoengineering.
Recycling International
Applying in Round 1? Here's a checklist for June
Coni Zingarelli, executive director of recruiting, admissions and student financial services at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, is quoted.

The future forecasted in dreams? Brain cells' revelations during slumber: A study overview
An article features collaborative Rice research that found that during sleep, some neurons not only replay the recent past but also anticipate future experience. Co-author Caleb Kemere, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering and bioengineering, is quoted.
MSN Health (This article originally appeared in UBJ.)

Tales of the McCabe: If Trump picks Youngkin he sets up a 12-year ticket
An article features Glenn Youngkin, governor of Virginia.

Chip industry technical paper roundup: June 10
A roundup features collaborative Rice research.
Semiconductor Engineering

What is the Ivy League and why are they called that?
An article mentions that Rice is on Forbes' list of "New Ivies."
The College Investor


Esteemed Portland architect Winton Scott dies, leaving vast professional legacy
An article featuring the late Winton Scott mentions that he was a former Rice assistant professor.
Portland Press Herald

Olgiate Comasco: Matteo Rossi vola alla Nasa grazie alla generosità dei compaesani
An article mentions that Rice will co-host the International Space University's Space Studies Program at NASA's Johnson Space Center June 8-Aug. 3.
Il Giorno


American athletes wrap up final day of NCAA Track & Field Championships
An article mentions that Owls Eliza Kraule and Alice Taylor placed 20th in the heptathlon and 9th in high jump, respectively, at the NCAA Track & Field Championship June 9. The Nassau Guardian mentions that Owl McKyla Van Der Westhuizen placed third in javelin, and University Star mentions that Tara Simpson-Sullivan placed second in hammer throw.
Oh what a throw by Otabor!
The Nassau Guardian
Runarsdottir caps off historic year with national championship
University Star

Anderson catching on early for HarbourCats
Rice baseball player Aric Anderson is featured.
Times Colonist (This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the June 8 print edition.)

Jackson Cloud tosses gem as Santa Barbara Foresters win home opener over Ventura County, 4-0
An article mentions Rice baseball player Garrett Stratton.

Kempner's Noey Do is All-Greater Houston Boys Tennis Player of the Year
An article mentions that Noey Do has committed to play tennis at Rice.
Houston Chronicle

Atascocita's Jelani Watkins is All-Greater Houston Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year
An article mentions Rice's Victor Lopez Classic track meet.
Houston Chronicle (This article appeared in the June 9 print edition and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Howard, McAuliffe named Scholar Athletes of the Year
An article mentions that former Rice football player John Thomas Shepherd was the guest speaker at The Sports Alley/El Dorado News-Times Scholar Athlete Awards Banquet in El Dorado, Arkansas, May 30.
El Dorado Times (This article also appeared on the front of the Sports section in the June 9 print edition.)

Bienzobas named Louisiana Player of the Year
Rice tennis is mentioned. (This article also appeared in the Lincoln Parish Journal.)


Rice to host Juneteenth event examining Black struggle, the Constitution and democratic future
In recognition of the upcoming Juneteenth federal holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, the Rice's Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will host a panel discussion June 14 examining how past freedom fighters such as Frederick Douglass, Fannie Lou Hamer and Barbara Jordan conceived of emancipation and democratic futures, as well as how the work of Juneteenth continues even today.