Dateline Rice for Sept. 13, 2022 | Rice News | News and Media Relations

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Numerous articles mention the 60th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s “moon speech,” which was delivered at Rice Sept. 12, 1962. Below is a sampling of articles that appeared in 300 media outlets and broadcasts that aired on more than 250 stations around the world. 

NASA replicates JFK’s calls for moon exploration at Rice University, 60 years later
President Reginald DesRoches is quoted by several media outlets. Alumnus Ronnie Cervenaa is quoted in Click2Houston, and alumna and astronaut Shannon Walker is mentioned in the same article. Space.com mentions that David Alexander, director of the Rice Space Institute and professor of physics and astronomy, served as master of ceremonies for the anniversary celebration.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required. This article also appeared on the front page of the Sept. 13 print edition.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches
NASA, Rice University mark 60th anniversary of JFK’s moon speech
Click2Houston (This segment also aired on KPRC-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches-cervenaa-walker
‘We choose to go to the moon…’ again: NASA marks 60th anniversary of JFK speech
Space.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches-alexander 
Rice University remarks by NASA Administrator Bill Nelson
Space Ref
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches

Houston Chronicle joins ABC 13 to talk Texans’ tie, Aggie embarrassment, and an Astros phenom
An article features the uniforms for the Rice football team’s Sept. 10 game against McNeese State University, which were created in partnership with NASA to commemorate the anniversary. The Owls defeated the Cowboys 52-10.
ABC 13 Online (This segment also aired on KTRK-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-abc13

Remarks by President Biden on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative
Numerous articles and broadcasts mention the anniversary.
The White House
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-wh
Remarks by President Biden and Ambassador Kennedy on the Cancer Moonshot Initiative
US Embassy & Consulates in Australia
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-embassy
Chairwoman Johnson speaks at 60th anniversary celebration of President Kennedy’s speech that the US would go to the moon
U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space & Technology
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-horc
PHOTO OF THE DAY: NASA reflects on President John F. Kennedy’s moonshot speech at Rice University
Space Coast Daily
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-scd
The Morning Dispatch: Biden revisits ‘cancer moonshot’
The Dispatch (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-td
‘We choose to go to the Moon’: Remembering JFK’s Rice University speech
Astronomy
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-astronomy
Why go back to the moon?
RFI.fr (This Agence France-Presse appeared in the Sept. 13 print edition of The Pak Banker and the Daily Sabah, and it appeared in yesterday’s Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-rfi
60 years after President Kennedy’s iconic moon speech
Madison.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-madison
60 years later, NASA celebrates the lasting legacy of JFK’s unifying speech to beat the Soviets to the moon
Fox 13 Online (This segment also aired on WTVT-TV in Tampa Bay, Florida.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-fox13
At JFK Library, Biden posits ‘end of cancer as we know it’
Dorchester Reporter
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-dr
On this day 60 years ago, President John F. Kennedy gave his historic address at Rice University
KHOU Online (This article also appeared in MSN.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-khou
1962 photos: JFK in Houston
KHOU Online
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-khou
President Kennedy at Manned Spacecraft Center in Houston in 1962
KHOU Online
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-khou
In Boston, Biden looks to cancer to unify a fractured nation
WGBH Online
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-wgbh\
NASA marks 60th anniversary of JFK ‘moon landing’ speech at Rice University
KRLD on Audacy (This segment also aired on KRLD-AM in Dallas, and this article also appeared in MSN.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-krld
‘5 a.m. newscast Sept. 13, 2022’
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/sept-13-hpm
‘6:31 a.m. newscast Sept. 13, 2022’
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/sept-13-hpm
’11 a.m. newscast Sept. 12, 2022′
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/sept-13-hpm
’12 p.m. newscast Sept. 12, 2022′
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/sept-13-hpm
‘4 p.m. newscast Sept. 12, 2022′
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/sept-13-hpm
Rice University y la NASA conmemoran aniversario 60 de discurso de JFK
Telemundo Houston (An English translation is not available. This segment also aired on KTMD-TV in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-th
C-SPAN
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-cspan-biden
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-kennedy
‘TWC News All Evening’
Spectrum News Austin
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-sna
‘Wake Up! with SallyMac & Lina’
KRIV-TV (Houston)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-kriv
Democrats cry foul about ‘fair elections,’ Conservatives VRF are doing something
KTRH on Spreaker (This segment also aired on KTRH-AM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-ktrh
‘America in the Morning’
KOMO-AM (Seattle)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-komo

NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL

Rice University again ranked top university in Texas
An article about the 2022 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Colleges” list mentions that Rice is ranked No. 1 in Texas and No. 15 in the nation. Other media outlets mention that Rice is also ranked No. 3 for “Best Undergraduate Teaching among National Universities” and “Least Debt”; No. 5 for “Best Value”; No. 9 for “Best Undergraduate Biomedical Engineering Programs”; No. 16 for “Most Innovative” and “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs”; and No. 18 for “Best Environmental Engineering” and “Best Learning Communities.” President Reginald DesRoches is pictured in the Houston Business Journal and quoted in two additional media outlets.
Axios (A similar article also appeared in the St. Louis Business Journal.) 
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-axios

Rice University cracks top 15 on US News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2022-23

Houston Business Journal
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches
Rice rises to No. 15 in US News rankings among nation’s top universities
Click2Houston
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches
Two Texas schools ranked among top 50 in nation
Palestine Herald-Press (This article also appeared in CNHI News.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches
UT Austin ranked top public university in Texas by US News
KXAN Online  
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-kxan

Decades after 9/11, Muslims battle Islamophobia in US
Zahra Jamal, associate director for community engagement at Rice’s Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance, is quoted.
Al Jazeera (This article appeared on the front page of the Sept. 13 print edition of the Daily Sabah and yesterday’s Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-jamal

Nuestros triunviros y Biden
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.
Infobae (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-jones

The 50-year path that left millions drowning in student loan debt
Rice is mentioned.
The Washington Post (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-washpo

How Christians are coupling Biblical concepts with mental wellness
An article cites Rice research that found Black and Latino churchgoers often rely on their pastors for mental health care, but that clergy feel limited in their ability to help them.
Newsy (This article also appeared in AOL.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-newsy

Webb Telescope captures stunning images of rare star births
An image of the Orion Nebula is attributed to Rice.
New York Post
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-nyp
 

4 cheap alternatives to buying college textbooks
An article mentions OpenStax, a Rice-based publisher of open educational resources.
AOL (This article originally appeared in Go Banking Rates.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-aol

HOUSTON/TEXAS 

Houston university granted $1.2M to expand STEM-focused initiative
A pair of articles mention that Rice is part of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Southwest Region. InnovationMap mentions that Rice received a $1.2 million grant from the NSF to expand a program that helps faculty members, researchers and doctoral students commercialize STEM-oriented technology. Rice community members quoted include President Reginald DesRoches, Kerri Smith, executive director of the Clean Energy Accelerator at the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, Kaz Karwowski, executive director of the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership, and Jessica Fleenor, assistant director of programs at the Rice Alliance.
InnovationMap
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-desroches-smith-karwowski-fleenor
UT-led Southwest research team awarded NSF I-Corps Hub for $15 million
UTSA Today (A similar article also appeared in The O’Colly.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-utsa

Save the Coors Light — the Ion’s new beer hall is hyperlocal
An article mentions the Ion, a Houston-based tech hub owned by the Rice Management Co. 
Houstonia
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-houstonia

BROADCAST 

The future of Houston airports and how cities take shape (Sept. 13, 2022)
Bill Fulton, former director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research and author of “Place and Prosperity: How Cities Help Us to Connect and Innovate,” is interviewed.
Houston Public Media (This segment also aired on KUHF-FM in Houston.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-fulton

TRADE/PROFESSIONAL

Diamonds at Earth’s core–mantle boundary

An article cites research by Rajdeep Dasgupta, the Maurice Ewing Professor of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences.
Physics Today
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-dasgupta

A novel formula helps find materials for 3D displays
An article features collaborative Rice research manipulating light at the nanoscale level that breaks the Moss rule, which describes a trade-off between a material’s optical absorption and how it refracts light. Gururaj Naik, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, and alumna Chloe Doiron are quoted.
AZo Optics
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-naik-doiron

An 11th-hour, Hail Mary climate remedy
Daniel Cohan, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering and a Rice Faculty Scholar at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.
The American Prospect (This Texas Observer article appeared in yesterday’s Dateline.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-cohan

War and peace: Americans strongly against solo military US intervention
An article features collaborative Rice research into Americans’ attitudes about military intervention. Co-authors Songying Fang, associate professor of political science, is quoted.
Study Finds (This article also appeared in Government Executive.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-fang

Texas, un parco industriale lungo il corso d’acqua naturale di Houston
An article mentions that Juan José Castellón, assistant professor of architecture, will be a judge in the Greening the Industrial City architecture competition in Houston.
ProfessioneArchitetto.it (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-castellon

An implanted ‘drug factory’: The new theoretical strategy to fight cancer
An article features a collaborative study using cytokine “drug factory” technology that found it can eradicate advanced-stage mesothelioma tumors in mice in just a few days. A Rice video is included in Epoca Negocios.
Ruetir
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-reutir
Cientistas conseguem interromper câncer em estágio avançado em teste com camundongos
Epoca Negocios (An English translation is not available.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-en

Study underscores the economic, mental health impacts of COVID-19 on people hit by climate disasters
An article mentions that experts at Rice collaborated on the featured research.
News-Medical.net
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-nm

Chevron appoints Nigerian engineer as CEO of its China Business Unit
An article featuring Segun Kuteyi mentions that he has completed an executive education program at Rice.
Africa Oil and Gas Report
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-aogr

OTHER NEWS OF INTEREST 

UA finalist Charles Robinson prioritizes people, engagement
Alumnus Charles Robinson is featured.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Sept. 13 print and digital editions of both newspapers.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-robinson

Summer research programs provide experience for next generation of engineers and scientists
An article mentions that Rice offers the Precise Advanced Technologies and Health Systems for Underserved Populations, a paid summer research experience funded by the National Science Foundation.
Florida International University News
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-fiu

​​​SPORTS 

VB: Sept. 12 Players of the Week
An article features Rice volleyball players Ellie Bichelmeyer and Nia McCardell, who have been named as the Conference USA Offensive and Defensive Player of the Week, respectively. 
Conference USA 
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-bichelmeyer-mccardell

NCAA volleyball: Buckeyes knock off GT; wins for Arkansas, Rice, Marquette, Texas St., Auburn
A pair of articles mention that Rice’s volleyball team defeated Texas Tech University Sept. 11. Owls Nia McCardell and Danyele Courtley are highlighted in VolleyballMag.com, and Courtley, Ellie Bickelmeyer and Anota Adekunle are highlighted in the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
VolleyballMag.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-vbmag
Red Raiders hold off North Texas with goals from 3 players
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-laj

Louisiana football offensive lineman Landon Burton to return, play at Rice
An article mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Sept. 17.
Daily Advertiser (Similar articles also appeared in 1037TheGame.com, DocsSports.com and Crescent City Sports.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-da
Michael Desormeaux press conference — the Rice game
RaginCajuns.com 
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-rc
C-USA Week 3 college football games: Live stream and TV channel info
USA Today’s For The Win
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-usatoday
Sun Belt Week 3 college football games: Live stream and TV channel info
USA Today’s For The Win
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-usatoday
College football Week 3 schedule, predictions and matchups: Live news tracker
The Athletic (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-ta
College football Week 3: Key stats, observations, huge line swings
VSiN.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-vsin
Protect Your Unit Week 2 results: Make mine a double
SB Nation
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-sbn

Women’s volleyball ends Texas trip with 3-2 win over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
A pair of articles mention that Rice’s volleyball team defeated Brown University in the Adidas Invitational volleyball tournament at Tudor Fieldhouse Sept. 9-11. 
The Brown Daily Herald
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-bdh
Field hockey keeps undefeated season alive amid strong weekend for Brown sports
The Brown Daily Herald
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-bdh

Bayou Bucket: Kickoff time set for Houston-Rice football game
An article mentions that Rice’s football team is slated to play the University of Houston Sept. 24.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription is required.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-hc
Parish earns American honors
UHCougars.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-uhc
11 events to attend during September, October in the Bellaire, Meyerland, West University area
Community Impact Newspaper
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-cin

Jim Gazzolo column: McNeese’s deep wounds exposed
An article mentions that Rice’s football team defeated McNeese State University 52-10 Sept. 10.
American Press
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-amp
Texas 47: Wild, crazy Week 2 shakes up tier rankings across every level of college football
Dave Campbell’s Texas Football
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-dctf
‘7 News Sunrise’
KPLC-TV (Lake Charles, Louisiana)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-kplc (This segment aired twice.)

Volleyball’s Kendra Wait named Big East Defensive Player of the Week
An article mentions that the Rice Adidas Invitational II volleyball tournament will be held at Tudor Fieldhouse Sept. 16-18. 
GoCreighton.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-gc

Texas football coach Steve Sarkisian invokes Nick Saban, says Longhorns must avoid ‘rat poison’ of sudden praise
An article mentions that Rice was part of the Southwest Conference.
ABC News (This article originally appeared in ESPN.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-abc

AVCA Division I Coaches Poll: Sept. 12, 2022
An article mentions that Rice received votes in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll.
AVCA.org
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-avca

Men’s golf climbs up leaderboard in Louisiana
An article mentions that Rice’s golf team is in 13th place after the second round of the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate tournament Sept. 11-13 in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.
MeanGreenSports.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-mgs
LSU men’s golf team second at Rivers Intercollegiate
LSUSports.com
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-lsu

UH cross country shines at Rice Invitational
An article mentions the Rice Invitational cross-country meet Sept. 9.
The Daily Cougar
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-tdc

OPINION | WALLY HALL: Razorbacks have answered every test so far
An article mentions last year’s football game between Rice and the University of Arkansas.
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (Subscription is required. This article also appeared in the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and the Sept. 13 print and digital editions of both newspapers. This column also appeared in Whole Hog Sports.)
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-adg

NEWS RELEASE

COVID-19 amplified hardship for many Harvey victims
A study by Rice, the University of Notre Dame and the Environmental Defense Fund shows the economic and mental health consequences on victims of Hurricane Harvey and COVID-19 were cumulative. The result springs from separate surveys on the impact of Harvey and COVID-19, led by Katherine Ensor, the Noah G. Harding Professor of Statistics at Rice; Marie Lynn Miranda, director of the Children’s Environmental Health Initiative at Notre Dame and former Rice provost; and Elena Craft, senior director for climate and health at the Environmental Defense Fund. 
http://dateline.rice/sept-13-news-release-ensor-et-al

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