Dateline Rice for May 23, 2024

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Texas judge has been missing from bench for three weeks after overseeing high-profile cases
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 in numerous media outlets.
The Independent (This article also appeared in MSN and Yahoo! News.)
How school choice upended GOP politics in rural Texas
The Dispatch (This article also appeared in Yahoo! News.)
Harris County judge whose electoral win was deemed invalid will remain on bench as legal battle continues
The Texas Tribune (This article also appeared in MSN.)
Republican Party of Texas advances rule to close primaries, convention vote Friday
CBS Austin Online (This article also appeared in MSN Politics, and a segment appeared on KEYE-TV in Austin.)
Texas Republican Party at this year's state GOP convention
Texas Standard (This article originally appeared in KERA Online.)
Examining the working relationship between the Harris County Judge and Houston's Mayor
Houston Public Media

Superman-like semiconductor survives 900 Fahrenheit for 48 hours, finds MIT
An article mentions that Rice collaborated on research into the impact of extremely hot temperatures on materials used in electronics. Yuji Zhao, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is mentioned in the article.
MSN (This article originally appeared in Interesting Engineering.)
Researchers investigate properties of novel materials for electronics operating in extremely hot environments
Turning up the heat on GaN
Compound Semiconductor

Wearable devices get signal boost from new material
An article features Rice research that developed a new material that moves like skin while maintaining signal strength in electronics. Lead author Raudel Avila, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, is quoted.
MSN (This article originally appeared in Tech Xplore.)


Houston suffered dramatic tree loss in Thursday's storm. Here's how two droughts added to the damage
An article mentions a study by Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research that found Harris County lost almost 10% of its overall tree canopy from 2011-21.
Houston Chronicle

Where to find the best Rice Village has to offer
An article mentions Rice's Moody Center for the Arts and the James Turrell "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion.

Rice, University of Houston among best-paying colleges in Texas
Rice is mentioned.
Houston Business Journal

MC Board of Trustees welcomes new member
An article features alumnus Mike Oestmann.
Odessa American


'KHOU 11 Morning News'
A broadcast mentions Rice's youth summer camps.
KHOU-TV (Houston)


Study: Grocery shopping habits prove credit worthiness, aiding those without credit history
An article mentions Rice collaborated on the featured research, and it mentions Jung Youn Lee, assistant professor of marketing at Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business.
MSN Money (This article originally appeared in

ONLY ON 4: Pittsburgh Symphony's principal percussionist is also a drum maker
Rice is mentioned.
MSN Music (This article originally appeared in WTAE Online, and the segment aired on WTAE-TV in Pittsburgh.)


No. 8 Rice shuts out No. 5 UAB, 9-0, in an elimination game at 2024 American Baseball Championship presented by Regions
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team defeated the University of Alabama at Birmingham 9-0 in an elimination game at the American Athletic Conference Championship May 22. It also mentions that Rice will continue play at the tournament May 24 against either Wichita State University or East Carolina University.
Baseball season ends with loss in Clearwater
No. 6 Florida Atlantic defeats No. 2 UTSA, 12-5, in an elimination game at 2024 American Baseball Championship presented by Regions
'KPRC Channel 2 News'
KPRC-TV (Houston)
'CBS 7 News'
KOSA-TV (Odessa, Texas)
http://dateline.rice/may-23-baseball (This segment aired twice.)

ECU's historic rally in the 8th inning gets them past Rice
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team lost to East Carolina University 12-4 May 21 in the first round of the American Athletic Conference Championship.
The East Carolinian

Top 5 states with the most College World Series titles ft. Florida
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team won the 2003 College World Series.

Texas Longhorns AD Chris del Conte named Athletic Director of the Year
An article features former Rice Athletics Director Chris del Conte.
Sports Illustrated's Longhorns Country
Sports Business Journal tabs Del Conte as Athletic Director of the Year

Wednesday's Houston baseball regional semifinal roundup
An article mentions that Rice's Reckling Park hosted Game 1 of the regional semifinal high school baseball series between Magnolia West and Santa Fe high schools May 22. The series will continue May 23-24.
Houston Chronicle

2024 NCAA DI men's tennis championship: Brackets, schedule, results
An article mentions that Rice's men's tennis team lost to Texas A&M University 4-0 in the first round of this year's NCAA Tournament, and it mentions that Rice finished as national runners-up in 1947, 1968 and 1970.

What might Arkansas men's basketball's nonconference schedule look like? Look at Kentucky's last 5 years
An article mentions Rice's men's basketball team.
Whole Hog Sports

Kansas Jayhawks earn transfer commitment from Rice basketball guard Noah Shelby
An article mentions former Rice men's basketball player Noah Shelby.
Yahoo! Sports (This article originally appeared in the Kansas City Star.)
Kansas basketball gets two more commitments
Sports Illustrated's Blue Wings Rising

Michigan Panthers game notes for Week 9 vs. the Houston Roughnecks
An article mentions Rice Stadium, where the Houston Roughnecks will play their home games this season.
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