Will Biden’s plan to tap US oil reserves reduce gasoline prices?
Jim Krane, the Wallace S. Wilson Fellow for Energy Studies at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Yahoo! News (This article originally appeared in Agence France-Press and 10 other media outlets.)
Why Texas frackers won’t be riding to the rescue: It’s profit-taking time
MSN (This article originally appeared in The Dallas Morning News.)
Biden’s petroleum release won’t change dictators or Big Oil
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Houston drivers hope to feel relief as President Biden releases plan to combat high gas prices
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on four times on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/april-1-krane (This segment aired six times.)
California reparations plan advances movement, advocates say
An article mentions SlaveVoyages, a digital repository of ship voyages along the trans-Atlantic and intra-American routes that will be housed at Rice for at least the next three years.
The Associated Press (This article also appeared in 200 other media outlets.)
Who is Sasha Bass? What we know about her role in Fort Worth’s Sundance Square
Bill Fulton, director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Amarillo College Student Media brings home gold from TIPA convention in Fort Worth
An article mentions that the late Kelley Lash, director of student media who died Feb. 21 at 46, was posthumously named adviser of the year by the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association.
Opinion: A surprising agreement on how to produce our oil and gas responsibly
Hugh Helferty, advisory panel member at Rice’s Carbon Hub, co-authored an article.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
10+ can’t-miss Houston business and innovation events for April
A roundup of Houston-area business events mentions the following will take place at Rice: The Rice Business Plan Competition hosted by the Jones Graduate School of Business will be held April 7-9; the Center for Transforming Data to Knowledge Spring Showcase featuring students’ end-of-semester projects will be held April 20; and the finals of the H. Albert Napier Rice Launch Challenge, a pitch competition that will award $75,000 in equity-free funding, will be held April 20. The Napier Rice Launch Challenge is featured in the second InnovationMap article.
5 most popular innovation stories in Houston this week
‘Top Chef’ recap: A smokin’ brisket challenge and Chef Evelyn’s big moment
An article mentions that alumnus Greg Gatlin, owner of Gatlin’s BBQ, was a guest judge on Top Chef.
Historically significant downtown building gets new life as mixed-use destination
An article mentions that architect J.W. Northrop Jr. oversaw the construction of Rice’s campus.
Rice U. students vote to sever ties with anti-LGBTQ university
An article features Wiess College senior Matthew Sheets.
An article mentions that alumnus Ben Chou is in a runoff for Harris County Commissioner in Precinct 4.
OutSmart (This article also appeared in the April print and digital editions.)
Openings and closings: Goode Co. Barbeque NW reopens, Benjy’s Upstairs transforms
An article mentions that Insomnia Cookies plans to open a location at Rice.
Autism Awareness Month: Jewish innovator looking for spark during ‘Shark Tank’-like Reactor Room event at Rice
An article featuring Spectrum Fusion’s Reactor Room, a forum that provides opportunities to adults on the autism spectrum, mentions that it will be held at Rice April 7.
What’s new in Houston: A mini guide to the nation’s 4th-largest city
Rice is mentioned.
Vote on whether to decriminalize marijuana at federal level happens Friday
Mark Jones, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies, professor of political science, fellow in political science at the Baker Institute for Public Policy and fellow at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is quoted.
ABC 13 Online (The video segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston, and this article also appeared in ABC 7 Online.)
What is Title 42? How will it impact the Texas-Mexico border?
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
Shrinkflation: Gatorade gets a waistline and other examples of product downsizing
Jorge Barro, fellow in public finance at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
KHOU Online (This segment also aired on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
HIDDEN GEM: Twilight Epiphany Skyspace at Rice University
An article features James Turrell’s “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion. Alison Weaver, executive director of the Moody Center for the Arts, is quoted.
KHOU Online (This segment also aired three times on KHOU-TV in Houston.)
Richard Stoll, the Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science at Rice, is interviewed about the detention of former WNBA star Brittany Griner in Russia.
http://dateline.rice/april-1-stoll (This segment aired twice.)
WOAI-AM (San Antonio)
Katharine Neill Harris, the Alfred C. Glassell III Fellow in Drug Policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is interviewed about the possibility of decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level.
http://dateline.rice/april-1-harris (This segment aired eight times.)
‘Houston’s Morning Show’
A broadcast featuring restaurant owner Latosha Rutherford mentions that her husband attended Rice.
Young Artist in Residence: Lauren Anker
Lauren Anker, a graduate student at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music and a former Performance Today Young Artist in Residence, is featured.
YourClassical.org (This segment also aired on more than 400 stations across the U.S., and it appeared in a previous edition of Dateline.)
Graphene gets enhanced by flashing
An article features collaborative Rice research that modified its flash Joule heating process to tailor graphene to be more suitable for optical and electronic nanodevices. Co-authors quoted or mentioned include James Tour, the T.T. and W.F. Chao Chair in Chemistry and a professor of computer science and of materials science and nanoengineering; graduate students Weiyin Chen, Chang Ge, Jacob Beckham, Kevin Wyss, Paul Advincula, Lucas Eddy and Jinhang Chen; alumni John Tianci Li and Duy Xuan Luong; postdoctoral researcher Zhe Yuan; research scientist Carter Kittrell; and Duncan College senior Robert Carter.
Students help Coast Guard to find unmanned smuggling boats
An article about the National Security Innovation Network (NSIN), which aims to help the Coast Guard find small and hard-to-detect unmanned autonomous surface vessels, mentions that a team from Rice has been prototyping boats in Galveston. Alumnus Fritz Kuebler, Rice NSIN program director, is quoted.
Facebook users ‘exploded’ by 2010, MIT scholar says at trial
Yael Hochberg, the Ralph S. O’Connor Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, is mentioned.
Law360 (Subscription is required.)
Colleges start to unveil fall 2022 acceptance rates amid big application spikes
An article mentions that Rice is a QuestBridge National Match scholarship partner.
Matt Baldwin joins Priority Sports, bringing 70 clients with him
An article features alumnus and former Rice football player Matt Baldwin.
Chicago Business Journal
Initiative focuses on carbon trading
An article features BCarbon, a nature-based carbon credit certifier developed by a working group led by the Baker Institute for Public Policy.
OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST
Ooh, what’s that? ‘Bio-builds’ around grounds are part of an architecture school expo
An article about the University of Virginia’s Biomaterial Building Exposition mentions that Liz Gálvez, Rice School of Architecture visiting critic, devised a structure from milled logs.
Dennis Parnell Sullivan GS ’66 wins 2022 Abel Prize
An article features alumnus Dennis Sullivan, who was awarded the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters’ Abel Prize for his groundbreaking contributions to mathematics.
The Daily Princetonian
New York Philharmonic concertmaster Frank Huang performs at UNLV April 13
An article mentions that Frank Huang is a former faculty member of Rice’s Shepherd School of Music.
University of Nevada, Las Vegas News
‘Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina’
A broadcast mentions that Rice basketball player Carl Pierre made it to the semifinals of the 3-point competition in the State Farm College Slam Dunk and 3-Point Championships in New Orleans March 31.
Owls travel to Texas for battle with Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s baseball team is slated to play Florida Atlantic University April 1-3.
Mac’s Musings — Season 5, episode 6
Bats erupt in slugfest win at Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s baseball team was defeated by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 12-10 March 30.
Demons open SLC home slate by hosting alumni, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
New DivInc Houston sports tech accelerator aims to connect startups with teams, pilot projects
An article about Houston-area sports teams mentions Rice.
Mailbag: Readers react to John McClain’s retirement
A letter to the editor mentions that the Houston Oilers played games at Rice Stadium in 1965.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
Braves release veteran INF Brock Holt
An article features former Rice baseball player Brock Holt.
Gwinnett Prep Sports (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets, and it appeared in the April 1 print edition of the Houston Chronicle.)
Pair of top 20 league rivals set to visit the Sun Devils
An article mentions that Rice’s women’s tennis team lost to Arizona State University March 26.
Texas A&M looks to continue road momentum at Alabama
An article mentions last week’s baseball game between Rice and Texas A&M University.
KAGS Online (This article also appeared in 12thMan.com and The Eagle.)
Preview: Red Raiders travel to Kansas
An article mentions that Rice’s baseball team was swept in a three-game series by Texas Tech University March 11-13.
No. 4 MT opens conference at No. 11 Texas
An article mentions that Rice’s men’s tennis team was defeated by the University of Texas at Austin Jan. 11.
No. 11 men’s tennis preview: No. 4 Baylor
American play underway Friday
An article mentions that Rice’s baseball team is slated to play the University of Houston May 4.
‘It’s like a movie’: Villanova’s Caleb Daniels comes full circle in hometown Final Four
Rice is mentioned
Delco Daily Times
WKU football updates its 2022 schedule
An article mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play Western Kentucky University Nov. 12.
College Heights Herald
‘Fox 14 News’
An article mentions that Rice’s football team defeated Louisiana Tech University 35-31 Nov. 27.
KARD-TV (Monroe, Louisiana)
http://dateline.rice/april-1-kard (This segment aired six times.)
Blood vessels are guides for stimulating implants
Rice engineers in collaboration with a host of Texas Medical Center institutions have published the first proof-of-concept results from a yearslong program to develop tiny, wireless devices that can treat neurological diseases or block pain. The nerve stimulators require no batteries and instead draw both their power and programming from a low-powered magnetic transmitter outside the body.