Dateline Rice for June 4, 2024

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Mexico has a new president, Claudia Sheinbaum. What does it mean for the United States?
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.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in USA Today, and it appeared in the Tennessean.)
Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first female president
KVIA Online
Claudia Sheinbaum elected president of Mexico, will likely continue AMLO’s legacy
KVIA Online
'ABC 7'
KVIA-TV (El Paso, Texas)
Vill bekämpa kartellerna med 'kramar, inte kulor'
Svenska Dagbladet

Bizarre sex helped anglerfish diversify and dominate the deep sea, study suggests
Kory Evans, assistant professor of natural sciences, is quoted.
MSN (This article originally appeared in Smithsonian Magazine.)

Exclusive: US geological expert to visit S. Korea for potential oil, gas reserves
An article features alumnus Vitor Abreu.
MSN (International; this article originally appeared in The Chosunilbo.)
Chief of firm behind potential oil discovery to come to Korea
MSN Money (This article originally appeared in Korea Joongang Daily.)

Beyond pain and addiction | Rice
A roundup features Rice research into the function of opioid receptors in the development of the enteric nervous system.
"Futurity Today" newsletter for June 3

The best software engineering bootcamps of 2024 to help strengthen your coding skills
A roundup features Rice's coding bootcamp.

The lowdown on Pride Month in Houston
An article mentions that Pride Chorus Houston will perform at Rice June 15.
Axios (This article also appeared in MSN Sports.)


Ion executive director Jan Odegard retires, releases impact report
An article mentions Jan Odegard, former executive director of the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co., who stepped down from his role May 31. Paul Cherukuri, chief innovation officer and vice president for innovation, is quoted, and Ken Jett, vice president of facilities and capital construction, president of the Rice Real Estate Company and adjunct professor of real estate at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business, is mentioned.

Mosquitoes are thriving in Houston, and climate change could make them a bigger nuisance
Jocelyn Holt, faculty fellow in ecology and evolutionary biology, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in MSN Weather.)

Bayou Brief: GOAT Simone, hurricane season and 3D-printed suburbs
A roundup mentions a Houstonia story featuring Nancy and Rich Kinder, advisory board president and chair, respectively, of Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research.
365 Things To Do in Houston

Houston's New Faces of Pride organization Grand Marshal: Rice PRIDE
An article features McMurtry College senior and Rice PRIDE co-president Jorge Arnez Gonzales and alumnus and former co-president Cole Holladay, who will be Grand Marshals at Houston’s New Faces of Pride parade June 22. The article also mentions that Rice PRIDE extended honorary memberships to LGBTQ+ students at public colleges and universities across Texas to attend events or utilize resources provided by Rice's Queer Resource Center. 
Meet the Grand Marshals of Houston's New Faces of Pride

Rice University's inaugural Pride Parade: Celebrating LGBTQ community
An article features Rice's first ever Pride Parade, which was organized by Rice PRIDE. Rice PRIDE co-president Paige Fastnow is quoted.

Best Bets: Tattoos, Samara Joy and the Extremely Shorts Film Festival
An article mentions that Houston Chamber Choir will perform "Brubeck: A Celebration" at Rice's Stude Concert Hall June 1.
Houston Press

LISC Houston launches grant to combat affordable housing crisis
An article cites the 2022 Kinder Houston Area Survey, conducted annually by Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, which detailed the changes in Black homeownership rates in Harris County between 2010-20.
Local Initiatives Support Corporation

Victoria plans to celebrate Juneteenth with community events
An article mentions that alumnus Joseph Locke will give a lecture at Victoria College's Museum of the Coastal Bend June 13.
Victoria Advocate


Harris County appraisal district board seats up for grabs as early voting begins for latest election
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 Public Media
Election transparency may pose threat to ballot secrecy, Texas election official says
NBC DFW (This segment also aired four times on KXAS-TV in Dallas.)
How Arizona hopes to avoid a 'nightmare' if November ballot stretches to a second page

Majority of Texas House Republicans won't support a speaker who appoints Democratic chairs
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.
Spectrum News (Austin)
Petition effort poses test for new law, progressive district attorneys
Reporting Texas
Successful Texas gambling legislation is questionable as Dan Patrick remains the gatekeeper
'CBS News'
WXDE-FM (Salisbury, Maryland)
http://dateline.rice/june-4-jones (This segment aired on 50 affiliate stations.)

UT Austin y Rice University de Texas se suman a las universidades más prestigiosas y de élite de EEUU
An article mentions that Rice is on Forbes' list of "New Ivies."

KTRH-AM (Houston)
Rice is mentioned.


UAE gets higher OPEC+ crude production quota
Mark Finley, fellow in energy and global oil in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
S&P Global

Un dispositivo cerebral implantable promete revolucionar el tratamiento de patologías neurológicas
An article features Rice research developing the smallest implantable brain stimulator demonstrated in a human patient. Co-author Jacob Robinson, professor of electrical and computer engineering and bioengineering and a Rice Academy Senior Fellow, is quoted. A Rice video is included.

Dreams may predict the future by replaying and rewiring past experiences
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.
Open Access Government
'Local 4 News'
WDIV-TV (Detroit)

Talking with Carin Miller, maestra of the bassoon
An article features alumna Carin Miller, who studied under Benjamin Kamins, professor of bassoon at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Oregon Artswatch


Rhode Island Phil appoints Ruth Reinhardt music director
An article mentions the late Larry Rachleff, the former Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestral Conducting at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
Kirshbaum Associates Inc.

Board elects trustees, Thomas begins as chair
An article features alumna Jean Russell.
Cornell College News Center

Le stelle della musica classica invadono Cortona
An article features Jaewon Wee, a graduate student at Rice's Shepherd School of Music.
La Nazione

Gateway Mountain Center welcomes four new board members
A roundup features alumnus Brad Waugh.
Sierra Sun
Fulbright oferece mais de 50 bolsas de estudo nos Estados Unidos
Rice is mentioned.


Jernigan earns WPSL honor
An article mentions that Rice's soccer team will play an exhibition match against Texas A&M University Aug. 3.

10 nonconference games that shape the AAC's College Football Playoff hopes
An article mentions that Rice's football team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 14.
SB Nation
Schedule analysis: Houston Cougars
Dave Campbell's Texas Football

Breaking down UIL state semifinal matchups for Pearland, Tomball and Magnolia West
An article mentions that Jake Mader-Cooper has committed to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle

VNL: Deutschland holt Sieg gegen Bulgarien
An article mentions Rice volleyball player Emilia Weske.


FBI leadership to discuss national science, technology policy implementation at June 6 Rice Baker Institute event
Jill Murphy, deputy assistant director of counterintelligence at the FBI, and the leadership of the FBI's Houston field office will dialogue with members of the academic and Asian American communities at a June 6 event hosted by Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.

Expert on Mexico politics available to discuss Scheinbaum election
A leading expert on Mexico politics and U.S./Mexico relations from Rice is available to speak on the election of Mexico's first female president Claudia Scheinbaum. Tony Payan, director of the Center for the U.S. and Mexico at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is able to speak on the political and economic outcome of Scheinbaum’s election for both the future of Mexico and the trade and immigration relationship between the U.S. and Mexico.