Dateline Rice for April 25, 2023 (2023)

Apr. 26, 2023

POSTED IN: RICE NEWS > Current News > 2023


Trump-era border policy set to expire in May. New rules may be no easier on border crossers
Tony Payan, the Françoise and Edward Djerejian Fellow for Mexico Studies and director of the Center for the United States and Mexico at the Baker Institute forPublic Policy, is quoted.
USA Today (This article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)

The 'Ike Dike' is the Army Corps of Engineers' largest project ever, but it may not be big enough
Jim Blackburn, a professor in the practice of environmental law, co-director of Rice's Severe Storm Prediction, Education and Evacuation from Disasters Center and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Gizmodo (This Grist article also appeared in Yahoo! News, US Times Post and was in yesterday's Dateline.)

Ukraine's spring offensive comes with immense stakes for future of the war
An article quotes CIA Director William Burns, who spoke at the Baker Institute for Public Policy April 11.
The New York Times (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the April 25 print edition.)

To help reduce crime, Harris County plans to beautify Alief with 1,200 new trees
An article cites a 2021 studyby Rice's Kinder Institutefor Urban Research into thecanopy coverageof Houstonneighborhoods.
MSN (This article originally appeared in the Houston Chronicle.)

(Video) Dateline Philippines | ANC (25 April 2023)

How to boost your college applications using AI — without cheating the essay
Rice is mentioned.


No, 121 Harris County polling places did not run out of ballot paper. Blame misleading messaging.
Bob Stein, the Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science and fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article appeared on the front page of the April 25 print edition and was in a previous edition of Dateline.)

Tucker Carlson is out at Fox. Maybe now Gov. Abbott can focus on Texans (Editorial)
An editorial cites Mark 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.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This editorial also appeared on the front of the Opinion section in the April 25 print edition.)
WOAI-AM (San Antonio)

The Ion announces new tenants that have recently moved in, expanded within the hub
An article mentions that Rice's Nexus Lab, which will focus on prototyping and scaling up technologies, will be located in theIon,a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co. (RMC).Jan Odegard, executive director of the Ion, and Bryson Grover, investment manager of real estate development for the RMC, are quoted. The article also mentions that Rice'sOffice of Innovation aims to commercialize Rice-developed research and technology.

These Rice student entrepreneurs want to help you find the perfect jeans
An article features Goldie, the winner of Rice's Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship'sH. Albert Napier Rice Launch ChallengeChampionships. The project, which isco-founded by graduate studentsViviane Nguyen, Stephanie Zhou and Samantha Wong, also won theFrank Liu Jr. Prize for Creative Innovations in Music, Fashion and the Arts. Alumnus Omair Tariq, one of three judges, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)

Writers in the Schools honors nonprofit founder Phillip Lopate and other literary heroes at Chapter 40: An Odyssey of Impact gala
A roundup features Karen Capo, director of theSchool Literacy and Culture program at Rice's Center for Education.
The Paper

Three UTSA science students win prestigious Goldwater Scholarship for undergraduate research
An article mentions that Rice has the most Goldwater Scholars among Texas universities.
UTSA Today

Top performing arts and live theater shows in Houston: May 2023
A roundup mentions that Chamber Music Houston will perform at Rice May 2.
365 Things To Do in Houston

(Video) Dateline Philippines | ANC (5 May 2023)


Tech faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
An article mentions that President Reginald DesRoches has been elected to theAmerican Academy of Arts and Sciences forengineering and technology.
Georgia Tech News Center

Some Rice news
A blog post features the news thatLydia Kavraki, the Noah Harding Professor of Computer Science and director of Rice's Ken Kennedy Institute, has been elected to the academy for computer science. The post also featuresMoshe Vardi, University Professor and Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and a professor of computer science, and quotes former President David Leebron. Leebron is also mentioned on WXDE-FM.
Gödel's Lost Letter blog
WXDE-FM (Salisbury, Maryland)

New device to help premature babies in developing countries breathe without damaging eyesight
An article features collaborative Rice research that may help premature babies in developing countries receive life-saving oxygen without damaging their eyesight. The undergraduate team includes Harlan Cook, Ojas Dumbre, Brennan Keogh and Leora Maksoud.
Medical Xpress

Gastric suction device could curb preventable newborn mortality
An article features collaborative Rice research developing a gastric suction device to prevent severe abdominal distention in babies born where medical gas and vacuum supply lines are not available.The undergraduate team includes Pavithr Goli, Ajay Kumar, Ana Saucedo, Summer Shabana and Anna Tutuianu.
Medical Xpress

Graphene 'tattoo' pacemaker that wraps around the heart is thinnest yet
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 quoted.
Royal Society of Chemistry'sChemistry World

Defining Home: Art of Elan's multicultural discoveries
Shih-Hui Chen, professor of composition and theory at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.
San Diego Story

Why we need to stop penalizing working mothers
An article cites 2008 research by Eden King, associate professor of psychological sciences.
Girltalk HQ

Sensor changes color when bridge cracks form
An article features Rice research developing a non-contact optical monitoring system.Co-authors cited include Bruce Weisman, professor of chemistry and associate chair for teaching; Satish Nagarajaiah, professor of civil and environmental engineering and of mechanical engineering; research scientist Sergei Bachilo; and graduate studentsWei Meng and Ashish Pal.
Paint Square

(Video) PBS NewsHour full episode, April 24, 2023

Houston's WindSync quintet brings back multi-site music fest that begins Tuesday
An article featuring the music group WindSync mentions that it was founded by Rice Shepherd School of Music alumni Garrett Hudson, Emily Tsai, Graeme Steele Johnson, Kara LaMoure and Anni Hochhalter.
MSN Music (This Houston Chronicle article appeared in yesterday's Dateline.)

Ucross welcomes Anne Pendergast as trustee
An article mentions that Rice's Shepherd School of Music has partnered with the Ucross Foundation, which awards two-week fellowship residencies at thefoundation's 20,000-acre Wyoming ranch.
BroadwayWorld (This article also appeared in Sheridan Media.)

Del Doherty: Is there a path to value-based care in workers' comp pharmacy?
Alumnus Del Doherty is featured.

Berkeley Haas returns to the top of US News' part-time MBA ranking
An article mentions that Rice's Jones Graduate School of Business part-time MBA program is ranked No. 15 in the nation according toU.S. News & World Report.
Yahoo! Finance (This article originally appeared in Poets & Quants.)

The most beautiful college campus in every state
A slideshow features Rice.
MSN Travel (This article originally appeared in Espresso.)


Gov. Glenn Youngkin and professor and eminent scholar Nina Brown, Ed.D., to serve as May 2023 commencement speakers
An article featuring alumnus Glenn Youngkin, governor of Virginia, mentions that he will give the commencement address atOld Dominion University.
Old Dominion University News

Vanderbilt makes top 20 national universities in US News 2022-2023 rankings
An article mentions that Rice is ranked No. 15 in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report.
The Tennesseean

Professor Hanington's Speaking of Science: New thoughts on antimatter
An article mentions that graduate student Iason Krommydas contributed to the featured research.
Elko Daily Free Press


MGOLF: Day 1 of C-USA Championships underway in Texarkana
An article mentions that Rice's golf team was in eighth place after the first day of competition in the Conference USA Championship in Texarkana, Texas, which runs through April 27.
Conference USA
Men's golf tied for third after round 1 at C-USA
UTEP men's golf ranks T-9th after round 1 at the C-USA Championship Monday

Indians excel in US college events
An article features Rice golfer Raghav Chugh.
India Golf Weekly

Great Britain's Catherine Eland commits to Rice (2023)
An article featuring Catherine Eland mentions that she has committed to join Rice's swim team.

(Video) Dateline Philippines | ANC (21 April 2023)

These former KC-area players could hear names called at 2023 NFL Draft | Podcast
Former Rice football player Ikenna Enechukwu is featured.
Yahoo! News (This Kansas City Star article also appeared in 10 other media outlets.)

NOTEBOOK: Men's tennis is your back-to-back-to-back-to-back Conference USA champions
An article mentions that Rice's baseball team won one of its three games against Middle Tennessee State University April 21-23.
Blue Raiders head to Nashville for midweek matchup at Belmont

NFL 2023: Five best cornerbacks still available in free agency
A roundup features former Rice football player Bryce Callahan.
Full Press Coverage (This article also appeared in YardBarker.)


Rice graduate programs land among nation's best in US News rankings
Numerous Rice graduate programs ranked in the nation’s top 25 in their respective categories in the latest edition of U.S. News and World Report's "Best Graduate Schools" rankings.The high marks are "a reflection of the quality of faculty, staff and students and the impact of the research and scholarship produced from these programs," said Rice President Reginald DesRoches.

(Video) Wing Pit - SNL

Rice U.'s Chao Center for Asian Studies to host award-winning writer Kevin Chen
The Chao Center for Asian Studies — along with co-sponsors the Asia Society Texas Center, Inprint and the Taiwan Academy in Houston, an arm of the Taiwan Ministry of Culture — will host Kevin Chen, awarding-winning author of "Ghost Town," as the latest speaker in its Liu Distinguished Visitor Series April 27 at Rice's BioScience Research Collaborative.


1. Defendant collapses in court after guilty verdict
(CBS News)
2. Inspectors find 110 violations at China Buffet
(WPLG Local 10)
3. Degamo widow confident cases soon to be filed vs Rep. Teves over governor's slay | ANC
(ANC 24/7)
4. Karrie's Choice | Full Episode
(48 Hours)
5. White House holds press briefing | NBC News
(NBC News)
6. Buhari Commissions Lagos Rice Mill, Largest In Africa
(Channels Television)


Top Articles
Latest Posts
Article information

Author: Kimberely Baumbach CPA

Last Updated: 07/28/2023

Views: 5612

Rating: 4 / 5 (41 voted)

Reviews: 88% of readers found this page helpful

Author information

Name: Kimberely Baumbach CPA

Birthday: 1996-01-14

Address: 8381 Boyce Course, Imeldachester, ND 74681

Phone: +3571286597580

Job: Product Banking Analyst

Hobby: Cosplaying, Inline skating, Amateur radio, Baton twirling, Mountaineering, Flying, Archery

Introduction: My name is Kimberely Baumbach CPA, I am a gorgeous, bright, charming, encouraging, zealous, lively, good person who loves writing and wants to share my knowledge and understanding with you.