Dateline Rice for Oct. 22, 2018 (Weekend Edition)

Rice University News & Media

What to do with a former Sears flagship? Redevelop it to anchor an innovation districtAn article features Rice’s plan to redevelop the historic Midtown Sears building and its surrounding area into a bustling innovation district in collaboration with other Houston agencies and institutions. Rice President David Leebron is quoted.Forbes
Rice eliminates the red tape to encourage research on teachingScott Rixner, professor of computer science who runs experiments to test changes he’s made to his introductory computer science course, is featured. Also mentioned are Josh Eyler, director of Rice’s Center for Teaching Excellence, and Sandra Parsons, an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Psychology.The Chronicle of Higher Education (Subscription is required.)
‘Lyin’ Ted’ gets boost from ‘sleazy Donald’ with Texas rallyPaul Brace, the Clarence L. Carter Professor of Political Science, is quoted in an article about the U.S. Senate race between Rep. Beto O’Rourke, D-Texas, and incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.Bloomberg (This article appeared in more than 20 other media outlets.)
Insight: Multinationals face formidable challenges in valuing intangibles: Part II — CustomsJoyce Beebe, a research fellow at the Center for Public Finance at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, co-authored an article about intercompany transfer pricing.Bloomberg BNA
Russian space boss ‘temporarily’ taken off sanction list so he can visit US — NASA chiefNASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ’97 is featured and pictured.RT
Furor over slaying of Khashoggi is unlikely to jolt Saudi prince from powerKristian Coates Ulrichsen, fellow for the Middle East at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, is quoted.The Times of Israel (This Agence France-Presse article appeared in more than 30 other media outlets.) admitted that Khashoggi was killed in the …

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