Dateline Rice for June 6, 2024

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Does Texas need its own stock exchange?
John Diamond, the Edward A. and Hermena Hancock Kelly Fellow in Public Finance and director of the Center for Public Policy at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Marketplace with Kai Ryssdal (This segment aired on more than 600 affiliate stations across the U.S.)

R. DesRoches (Rice University) to News Tank: Partnership with PSL (France), its priorities worldwide
An article features the news that Rice and the University of Paris Sciences & Lettres signed a strategic partnership for research and innovation on major global challenges and opportunities. President Reginald DesRoches is quoted.
News Tank Academic
Biden's team takes from Reagan's playbook as he heads to Normandy
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and professor of history, is quoted.
MSN (This article originally appeared in Politico.)

This Catholic leader shelters migrants. Texas says he runs 'stash houses.'
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 Washington Post (This article also appeared in MSN.)
Texas Gov. Abbott launches '10 Most Wanted Criminal Illegal Immigrants' list
KHOU Online (This segment also aired three times on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
Texas Dem who supported gender-affirming care ban with GOP loses primary
Watermark (This Associated Press article appeared in a previous Dateline.)
KTSA-AM (San Antonio)
WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/june-6-jones (This segment aired twice.)

As investment drive falters, Saudi milks Aramco 'cash cow'
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Barron's (This France 24 article also appeared in MSN Money,, Daily Star Lebanon and more than 40 other affiliates, and it appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)
Fossil fuels
Semafor's "Net Zero" newsletter
Can Aramco win over western investors yet?

Mexican nationals in Austin face barriers to voting in Mexico's historic election
An article cites Rodrigo Montes de Oca, research scholar in the Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy. 
MSN (This article originally appeared in the Austin-American Statesman, and it appeared in Yahoo! News and a previous Dateline.)

Why Biden may stay 'uncertain' about Israeli actions
An article mentions that Henry Haggard was recently named a senior fellow in the Center for Energy Studies at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Playbook PM: Three big spending blitzes that could shape 2024
Dali owner lobbies up


In Mexico, one small step for woman. One giant plunge for democracy. | Editorial
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.
Houston Chronicle (This article appeared on the front of the Opinion page in the June 6 print edition.)
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)

NFL may allow private equity firms to invest in teams. What does that mean for the Cowboys?
Carrie Potter, lecturer in sport management, is quoted.
The Dallas Morning News (This article also appeared in MSN Sports.)

Queer things to do in Houston this weekend, June 6-9
An article mentions that Rice's Moody Center for the Arts will host Pride Happy Hour with a performance by Pride Chorus Houston June 6.

Here are the top 16 things to do in Houston this weekend
An article mentions that Rice's Moody Center for the Arts will co-present "Red Landscape: Georgia O'Keeffe in Texas 1912-1918," an immersive dance theater performance, June 7-15. 
CultureMap Houston

How Houston restaurant relic Tokyo Gardens birthed H-E-B's popular sushi
An article mentions Rice's Chao Center and that Tokyo Gardens Catering supplies Rice.
Houston Chronicle (This article appeared in MSN Travel.)


'Tonight with Andrew Marr' (June 5)
David Satterfield, director of Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy and former United States special envoy for Middle East humanitarian issues, is interviewed about the Israel-Hamas war.
Leading Britain's Conversation 
http://dateline.rice/june-6-satterfield (The interview begins at 22:28.)
Union Pacific begins soil testing in the Fifth Ward (June 6, 2024)
Timothy Morton, the Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English, is interviewed about his new book "Hell: In Search of a Christian Ecology."
Houston Public Media (This segment aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)

'KXAN 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.
KXAN-TV (Austin, Texas)

'Great Day Houston'
Alumnus Brock Wagner is featured in a segment about Saint Arnold Brewing Company, which he helped found.
KHOU-TV (Houston)

'Kentucky General Assembly'
A broadcast mentions President John F. Kennedy's "moon speech," which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.


Turning up the heat on next-generation semiconductors
An article features collaborative Rice research into the impact of extremely hot temperatures on materials used in electronics. Co-author Yuji Zhao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is mentioned.


Upcoming events for bookworms and bibliophiles in Central Virginia
Kelly Weinersmith, adjunct assistant professor of biosciences, is mentioned.
The Daily Progress

ULatina, Sede del Medical Innovation Bootcamp de RICE University
An article mentions that Rice organized the Medical Innovation Bootcamp hosted by the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica May 27-June 1.
Universidad Latina de Costa Rica News

Exploring rock-cut architecture and art in Ethiopia
An article features alumnus Brian Clark.
Hobart and William Smith Colleges News


Pearland baseball heads to state semifinals full of aces and options
An article mentions that Jake Mader-Cooper has committed to play baseball at Rice.
Houston Chronicle

Only 15 of 134 FBS teams will not play an FCS team in 2024
An article mentions that Rice's football team will play the University of Houston and Sam Houston State University this season.

ITYT: How Texas' transfer wide receivers will test SEC defenses
An article mentions that Rice's football team played the University of Texas at Austin last season.