Dateline Rice for March 21, 2024

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SB4: Local officials respond to controversial bill
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
MSN (This article originally appeared in KMID Online.)
He won a precinct chair election. Then the county Republican Party chair deemed him ineligible
Fort Worth Report
'The 47 ABC News Hour'
WMDT-TV (Salisbury, Maryland)
http://dateline.rice/mar-21-stein (This segment appeared on more than 20 affiliates across the U.S.)

John Kerry reflexiona sobre su labor como el principal negociador climático de EEUU
Douglas Brinkley, the Katherine Tsanoff Brown Professor in Humanities and professor of history, is quoted.
Associated Press (This article appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
'The Reidout'


Houston research team invents cost-saving innovation for automated drug dosing
An article features Rice research that may speed the development of automated dosing systems for chemotherapies and other drugs. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Caroline Ajo-Franklin, professor of biosciences and director of the Rice Synthetic Biology Institute and postdoctoral research associate Rong Cai.
Innovation Map

Center for Human Performance optimizes sports medicine research opportunities for Rice, Houston Methodist
An article features the Houston Methodist-Rice University Center for Human Performance that is housed at Rice's Tudor Fieldhouse.
Local Stories Texas

Queer things to do in Houston this weekend, March 21-24
A roundup features the exhibit "Hayv Kahraman: The Foreign in Us," which will be on view at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts through May 11.

'Road House,' 'Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire' top list of new films this week
An article mentions that Rice Cinema will screen "We Have Not Come Here to Die" March 22.
Houston Chronicle


'Texas Public Radio'
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 interviewed after a federal appeals court blocked Texas Senate Bill 4 from taking effect.
KSTX-FM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/mar-21-jones (This segment aired on seven affiliate stations.)

East Houston Hospital & Clinics: A beacon of comprehensive healthcare in East Houston
An article features alumnus and former Rice football player Christopher Douglas-Oguneko.
KAKE Online


President of French space agency visits Rice, advances cooperation with Houston space ecosystem | Rice News | News and Media Relations
An article mentions that Rice and the Rice Space Institute signed a letter of intent with Houston Spaceport and France's National Center for Space Studies, formalizing the commitment to strengthening industrial, economic, scientific and technological partnerships. Community members mentioned include President Reginald DesRoches and Paul Cherukuri, chief innovation officer and vice president for innovation.
ShepWay Science Facts

DEI initiatives include you, whoever you are
Eden King, the Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Psychological Sciences and a Rice Academy Senior Fellow, and Mikki Hebl, the Martha and Henry Malcolm Lovett Chair of Psychological Sciences, professor at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business and a Rice Academy Senior Fellow, co-authored an article.
Psychology Today

Researchers develop 3D-printed wood from its own natural components
An article features Rice research using nanoscale wood components for 3D printing. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include Muhammad Rahman, assistant research professor in materials science and nanoengineering; Pulickel Ajayan, chair of the Department of Materials Science and NanoEngineering, the Benjamin M. and Mary Greenwood Anderson Professor in Engineering, professor of chemistry and a Rice Academy Senior Fellow; and graduate students M.S.H. Thakur and Chen Shi.
Developing sustainable wood structures using 3D printing
Technology Networks
In a world-first, wooden items get 3D-printed out of wood-only ingredients
New Atlas
Researchers transform wood waste into wood ink for 3D printing . . . more wood
Anthropocene (This article also appeared in MSN Health.)

Rice physicist receives NSF CAREER award to advance quantum technology
An article features Yonglong Xie, assistant professor of physics.

To vape or not to vape: When an e-cigarette tax has an impact
An article about a study trying to determine the impact a tax on e-cigarettes and vaping products will have mentions co-author Piyush Anand, assistant professor of marketing at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
Medical Xpress

Tyra Banks headlines Texas Women's Empowerment Foundation leadership summit
An article mentions that Rice is a sponsor of the 20th annual International Women's Leadership Summit.
Rolling Out


A String Fort Smith presents two public concerts featuring chamber music for strings by G. F. Handel, Jean Sibelius, and G. P. Telemann
An article mentions alumni Lori Fay and Benjamin Henderson.
Resident News Network

Ucross and Houston Ballet announce inaugural recipient
An article mentions that Rice's Shepherd School of Music has partnered with the Ucross Foundation, which awards two-week fellowship residencies at the foundation's 20,000-acre Wyoming ranch. 
Sheridan Media

Helping Australia meet emissions targets
An article mentions that the featured technology was developed at Rice.
The Australian Jewish News


Women's March Madness: 18 former Houston high school stars in 2024 NCAA Tournament
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team will face Louisiana State University in the first round of the NCAA Tournament March 22. Rice player Fatou Samb is also mentioned.
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in the Sports section in the March 21 print edition.)
Peaking at right time, Rice women prepare for defending champ LSU to open NCAA Tournament
Houston Chronicle
Rice women's basketball head to NCAA Tournament
Fox 26 Online (This broadcast also aired on KRIV-TV in Houston.)
'The Newsedge: Early Edition"
KRIV-TV (Houston)
'Wake Up! With SallyMac & Lina'
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/mar-21-womens-basketball (This segment aired twice.)
'KHOU 11 News'
KHOU (Houston)
'13 Eyewitness News'
KTRK-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/mar-21-ktrk.1 (This segment also aired twice on KIAH-TV in Houston.)
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
Louisville women could get chance to again knock out Mulkey’s reigning champ in NCAA tourney
Associated Press (This article also appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.)
LSU or Rice? How to pick 3 vs. 14 matchup in 2024 women’s March Madness bracket
The Sporting News
Angel Reese confirms split from boyfriend Cam'Ron Fletcher
MSN (This article originally appeared in Daily Mail.)

Mean Green accept WBIT bid, set to face TCU in first round
An article mentions that Rice's women's basketball team defeated the University of North Texas in the American Athletic Conference tournament last week.
North Texas Daily

Dartmouth blanked by Rice
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team defeated Dartmouth College 7-0 March 20.

Cougars win Silver Glove Series
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team lost to the University of Houston 4-2 March 20.
Houston holds off Rice in 4-2 win to keep Silver Glove
BVM Sports

Volleyball to host first spring match on Friday
An article mentions that Rice's volleyball team will host the University of Houston March 22 in its spring exhibition season opener. The Owls also will play spring matches against Texas A&M University April 5 and Baylor University April 12 and will compete in the FAST College Invitational April 6.
BVM Sports

49ers combine visit tracker: The Niners have met with a McCaffrey and a Gore
An article mentions Rice football player Luke McCaffrey.
MSN (This article originally appeared in SB Nation.)

LOCKED IN: Willis' Keo wants deep playoff run before headed to Rice
An article features Maddox Keo, who has committed to play baseball at Rice.