Dateline Rice for March 14, 2023


Biden angers allies, fails to sooth critics with compromise on Alaska oilMark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science and fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.Politico (This article also appeared in MSN and Yahoo! News.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-jonesMust-pass bills of Dan Patrick, Dade Phelan show Texas GOP has warring factionsThe Dallas Morning News (This article also appeared in MSN.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-jones

Incident that killed 8 migrants off California coast illustrates risks of maritime human smugglingTony Payan, the Fran?oise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and director of the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.USA Today (This article also appeared in MSN and Yahoo! News.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-payan

In defense of space colonies and mining the high frontierAn article mentions President John F. Kennedy’s “moon speech,” which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962.The Hill (This article appeared in the March 14 print edition of The Pak Banker and was in yesterday’s Dateline.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-hill


Rice University acquires replica of William Blake’s printing pressAn article mentions that a replica of William Blake’s printing press has been acquired by Rice and can be visited at the Woodson Research Center at Fondren Library. Alexander Regier, professor of English and of modern and classical literatures and cultures, is quoted, and Vice Provost and University Librarian Sara Lowman is mentioned.Glasstirehttp://dateline.rice/march-14-regier-lowman

New bill should strike balance between security concerns, immigrants’ worriesStephen Klineberg, founding director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and an emeritus professor of sociology, is cited.The Fort Bend Starhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-klineberg

Students honored on the Dean’s Academic Honor List at Baylor UniversityAn article mentions that Rice has a Carnegie Tier One designation.The Gilmer Mirrorhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-tgm


’11 a.m. newscast for March 13, 2023′A broadcast features Rice research that found media coverage of “migrant caravans” has contributed to stop-gap immigration policies. Co-author Gary Hale, nonresident fellow in drug policy and Mexico studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed.Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-hale‘2 p.m. newscast for March 13, 2023’Houston Public Media on Google Podcasts (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston and appeared in 12 other media outlets.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-haleAbbott’s migrant strategy unable to prevent illegal immigration, according to new studyNewsBreakhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-hale‘Morning Talk Live with J. Stan McCauley’ on YouTubehttp://dateline.rice/march-14-hale

‘KPRC Channel 2 News’Sandra McKay, nonresident fellow in the Center for Health and Biosciences at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the gun violence epidemic facing children.KPRC-TV (Houston)http://dateline.rice/march-14-mckay

Former ambassador to both Russia and Ukraine offers a unique perspective on the warAn article mentions that former U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Tefft spoke at Rice last week.Houston Public Mediahttp://dateline.rice/march-14-hpm

KRLD-AM (Dallas)A broadcast mentions Rice’s tuition for 2023-24.http://dateline.rice/march-14-krld

KABC-AM (Los Angeles)A broadcast cites research by the Baker Institute for Public Policy comparing immigration policies of former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden. http://dateline.rice/march-14-kabc (This segment aired three times.)KTRH-AM (Houston)http://dateline.rice/march-14-ktrhWWTN-FM (Nashville, Tennessee)http://dateline.rice/march-14-wwtn

New 2023 study: Texas colleges among the most attractive for out-of-state studentsRice is mentioned.CW 33 Online http://dateline.rice/march-14-cw33


Rice labs seek RNA programming for ‘smart’ antibioticsAn article features collaborative Rice research developing strands of RNA that bacteria will be readily copied and shared to selectively kill disease-causing, pathogenic bacteria. Co-authors James Chappell, assistant professor of biosciences and bioengineering, and Jonathan Silberg, the Stewart Memorial Professor of Biochemistry, are quoted.Science X http://dateline.rice/march-14-chappell-silberg Research shows link between the intertwined states in Kagome metalAn article features collaborative Rice research into the electrons in magnetic iron-germanium crystals. Co-authors Pengcheng Dai, the Sam and Helen Worden Professor of Physics and Astronomy, and Ming Yi, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, are quoted.AZo Quantumhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-dai-yi

Research says dental care might help prevent arthritis painAn article features collaborative Rice research that found bacteria associated with gum disease can worsen rheumatoid arthritis flare-ups. Vicky Yao, assistant professor of computer science, is quoted.NewsBreak (Similar articles also appeared in more than 10 other media outlets.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-yao

Architecture Writing Workshop is a new platform for writers to create architectural discourseA Q&A features assistant professors of architecture Brittany Utting and Scott Colman. The article mentions that Architecture Writing Workshop was co-founded by alumni Pouya Khadem, Sebasti?n L?pez Cardozo, Mai Okimoto and Lauren Phillips.Architect’s Newspaperhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-utting-colman-et-al

The best sources of grapheneResearch by James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering, is featured. AZo Nanohttp://dateline.rice/march-14-tour

Intelig?ncia artificial detecta sinais de civiliza??o alien?genaMegan Reiter, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy who is leading the study of the Carina Nebula’s Cosmic Cliffs with NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, is mentioned.L’Officiel (An English translation is not available.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-reiter

Tomlinson: Hydrogen and geothermal startups steal the show from fossil fuels at CERAWeekAn article mentions that U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm recently spoke at Rice.MSN Money (This Houston Chronicle article also appeared in the March 13 print edition of the Laredo Morning Times, and it appeared in yesterday’s Dateline.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-msn

Integrantes de la UDLAP reciben apoyo del Puentes ConsortiumRice is mentioned.Comunicate (An English translation is not available. This article also appeared in Municipios.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-comunicate


Guest commentary: Kentucky should decriminalize fentanyl test strips to protect users and first respondersKatharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.CityBeathttp://dateline.rice/march-14-harris

Bringing classical music to life: VSA announces orchestra guest conductor for April ‘Pop Stars & Superheroes’ concertsAn article mentions the late Larry Rachleff, the former Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestral Conducting at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music.High Country Shopperhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-rachleff

The Southwest Florida Symphony presents ‘A Night at the Opera’Alumna Sara LeMesh is featured.Lehigh Acres Citizenhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-lemesh

Is Houston a good place to live? Answering 10 important questions!A roundup features Rice.USA Taleshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-usatales

UTSI to host Women’s History Month celebrationAn article featuring Chandra Alston mentions that she earned a certificate in leading workplace diversity from Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business.The Tullahoma Newshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-ttn


WBB: Four teams earn WNIT bidsAn article mentions that Rice’s women’s basketball team will play Brigham Young University in the Women’s National Invitation Tournament March 17.Conference USAhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-cusaBracket, round 1 matchups and times announced for 2023 Postseason WNITWomensNIT.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-wnitBYU to host Rice in WNIT round of 64 BYUCougars.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-byuUO to host NDSU in WNIT first roundGoDucks.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-goducksAztecs invited to play in WNITGoAztecs.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-goaztecsGators to host Wofford in opening round of postseason WNITFloridaGators.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-gatorsMiners to play at Texas Tech on Thursday to open WNITUTEPMiners.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-utepTechsters travel to face Razorbacks in opening round of WNITLaTechSports.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-latechBYU women’s basketball will host first round WNIT gameKSL Sportshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-kslCollege roundup: BYU women open WNIT at home vs. RiceDaily Herald (A similar article also appeared in KSN Online.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-dhThree Big 12 teams invited to women’s postseason NITHeartland College Sportshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-hcs2023 Women’s National Invitation Tournament bracket, resultsHeartland College Sportshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-hcsWNIT field revealed, Round 1 game times announcedHoopfeed.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-hfHogs ‘can learn from mistakes later’ after making WNITSports Illustrated’s All Hogs (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-si‘NewsWatch 12’KDRV-TV (Medford, Oregon)http://dateline.rice/march-14-kdrv (This segment aired five times.)

Charlotte men’s basketball will play in the 2023 Discount Tire College Basketball InvitationalAn article mentions that Rice’s men’s basketball team will play Duquesne University in the College Basketball Invitational March 19.Niner Timeshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-ninertimes

Trey Murphy kick-starts Pelicans’ play-in hopes and reminds us how far he’s comeFormer Rice basketball player Trey Murphy III is featured.The Athletic (Subscription is required.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-ta

Celtics assistant, Blazers ex Damon Stoudamire to become Georgia Tech head coachAn article features Damon Stoudamire, former director of player development at Rice.MSN (This article originally appeared in SB Nation, and it appeared in Sportskeeda.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-msnDamon Stoudamire named head coach of Georgia TechMSN (This article originally appeared in Sports Illustrated.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-msn

He’s got all the right numbers, but this Rays prospect still needs to find a pathAn article features former Rice baseball player Tristan Gray.Tampa Bay Times (This article also appeared in MSN in Yahoo! News.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-gray

BSB hosts Rice for first time in 17 seasonsAn article mentions that Rice’s baseball team is slated to play Baylor University March 14.BaylorBears.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-bbearsIn case you missed it: Spring break editionBaylor Lariathttp://dateline.rice/march-14-blBaylor baseball to host Rice in midweek tiltWaco Tribune-Heraldhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-wth

Headlines for Monday, March 13, 2023An article mentions that Rice will join the American Athletic Conference.Kansas Public Radio http://dateline.rice/march-14-kpr2023 Army-UTSA football game moved to FridayFBSchedules.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-fbs

Lady Toppers come up short in C-USA title gameAn article mentions that Rice’s men’s basketball team defeated Western Kentucky University Feb. (This article also appeared in WNKY Online.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-wku

Preview: No. 22 Tech, UTA midweek tilt lies aheadAn article mentions that Rice’s baseball team defeated Texas Tech University March 3.TexasTech.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-textech

Baseball preview: North Dakota StateAn article mentions former Rice baseball player David Shaw.TexasSports.comhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-ts Midweek preview: HoustonAn article mentions that Rice’s baseball team lost to Texas A&M University March 8. The Owls next play the Aggies March (This article also appeared in KBTX Online and WTAW Online.)http://dateline.rice/march-14-12thmanBrauny’s Baseball Banterings: What we ‘think’ we know as SEC play beginsTexAgshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-texagsA&M skipper Jim Schlossnagle discusses an undefeated 10-day stretchTexAgshttp://dateline.rice/march-14-texags

XFL 2023: Houston Roughnecks Week 4 recapAn article features former Rice football player Emmanuel Ellerbee.XFL News Hubhttp://dateline.rice/march-14-ellerbee


Fats help tag medical implants as friend or foeMedical implants can be lifesaving or significantly improve quality of life, but to our immune system they can appear as intruders. Rice bioengineer Omid Veiseh and collaborators have found that lipid deposition on the surfaces of implants can play a mediating role between the body and implants, with some lipids acting as peacekeepers while others stir up conflict.http://dateline.rice/march-14-news-release-veiseh-schreib

Magnetism fosters unusual electronic order in quantum materialPhysicists were surprised by the 2022 discovery that electrons in magnetic iron-germanium crystals could spontaneously and collectively organize their charges into a pattern featuring a standing wave. Magnetism also arises from the collective self-organization of electron spins into ordered patterns, and those patterns rarely coexist with the patterns that produce the standing wave of electrons physicists call a charge density wave. http://dateline.rice/march-14-news-release-dai-yi


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