Dateline Rice for May 2, 2024

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Greg Abbott's border policies boost Trump in Texas
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, co-authored an article. Jones is also quoted by Spectrum Local News and interviewed by Spectrum News Austin about gambling in Texas, and he is interviewed by Texas Public Radio about Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s attempt to get on the presidential ballot in Texas.
Washington Examiner
New survey shows broad support for expanded gambling in Texas
Spectrum Local News
'TWC News All Night'
Spectrum News Austin
http://dateline.rice/may-2-jones (This segment aired nine times.)
'Texas Public Radio'
KSTX-FM (San Antonio)
http://dateline.rice/may-2-jones (This segment aired four times, and it aired twice on KERA-FM in Dallas.)

Turned off by the Ivy Leagues? Here are the 'New Ivies'
An article mentions that Rice is on Forbes' list of "New Ivies."
MSN Money (This article originally appeared in Newser.)
Forbes unveils new Ivy League universities, cites shifts in reputation
KLBJ-AM (Austin, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/may-2-new-ivies (This segment aired twice, and it aired twice on KRLD-AM in Dallas.)


Flex space concept Invincible launches in downtown's Esperson office complex
An article mentions the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co.

Trevor Tobey announced as Sumners Scholar
An article mentions that Trevor Tobey was awarded a scholarship to attend Rice by the Sumners Foundation of Irving.
Midlothian Mirror


'Houston's Morning Show'
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at Rice's Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the DEA's plans to reclassify marijuana as a lower-risk drug.
KRIV-TV (Houston)

WDEL-FM (Philadelphia)
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 interviewed about Elon Musk's former plans to open a plant in Mexico.

'CBS 42 News'
A broadcast featuring Luis Salazar mentions that he plans to attend Rice in the fall.
WIAT-TV (Birmingham, Alabama)


University of Miami recruits new dean of business school from Texas
Alumnus Paul Pavlou is featured.
South Florida Business Journal

OpenStax Astronomy reaches over 1 million students
An article mentions that the "Astronomy 2e" from OpenStax, a Rice-based publisher of open educational resources, has been used by more than 1.1 million students.

Artist Talk: Minouk Lim
An article mentions that Yasufumi Nakamori has taught graduate seminars on modern and contemporary Japanese art and architecture at Rice.
Asia Society (New York)


Cardinals fall in midweek home contest
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team defeated Lamar University 8-6 May 1.
Lamar's rally falls short in home loss to Rice
Fox 4 Beaumont Online
'6 News Tonight'
KFDM-TV (Beaumont, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/may-2-baseball (This broadcast aired twice.)

A&M men's tennis team glad to be home for the postseason
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team will open the NCAA tournament against Texas A&M University May 3.
The Bryan-College Station Eagle

Memphis' Alemany named Men's Tennis Player of the Year
An article mentions that Rice's Kabeer Kapasi and Yasha Zemel earned spots on the All-American Athletic Conference Men's Tennis Team.

SMU's Johnson takes Women's Tennis Player of the Year honors
An article mentions that Rice's Divna Ratkovic and Federica Trevisan earned spots on the All-American Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Team.

Bulldog netters earn all-league honors
An article mentions that Rice's women's tennis team lost a singles match to Louisiana Tech University's Olga Bienzobas this season.
Lincoln Parish Journal

Rice basketball recruiting: G Jalen Smith commits to Owls
An article mentions that Jalen Smith is transferring to Rice to play men's basketball.
BVM Sports

Owls conclude regular season at UH
A pair of articles mention that Rice's track and field teams will compete at the University of Houston's Tom Tellez Invitational May 3.
BVM Sports
Women's T&F heads to UH for Tom Tellez Invite
BVM Sports

A broadcast mentions former Rice football player Luke McCaffrey.
WJLA-TV (Washington, D.C.)

BC Lions sign veteran NFL defensive lineman Christian Covington
Former Rice football player Christian Covington is featured.
MSN Sports (Canada; this article originally appeared in The Canadian Press, and it appeared in Yahoo! News.)
BC Lions sign Candian DL Christian Covington, NFL veteran
CFL News Hub
Covington comes home | Lions land veteran defensive lineman
Vancouver-born NFL player Christian Covington signs with BC Lions
Daily Hive's Offside
'Truly an honour to come home': BC Lions sign DL Covington after 102 NFL games
Cowichan Valley Citizen
Back home: Lions sign NFL defensive lineman Christian Covington
Covington heading to the den
'Global News'
BC1 (British Columbia, Canada)
http://dateline.rice/may-2-covington (This segment aired five times.)

University of Houston defies NFL legal threat over baby blue throwback football uniforms
An article mentions that Rice's football team will play the University of Houston Sept. 14.
Athlon Sports

Houston's defiance of NFL over blue uniforms is a win for the city
An article mentions that Rice's football team wore jerseys last season with a "Luv Ya Blue" color scheme to honor the former Houston Oilers, who played at Rice Stadium from 1965-67. 
Houston Chronicle (This article also appeared in the Laredo Morning Times.)

Johnny Manziel shares ominous prediction for the future of the NCAA
An article mentions that Rice's football team played Texas A&M University in 2013.