For our final episode of season 3, we wanted to bring you one last conversation from this year's Alumni Reunion.Brad Burke is the managing director of Rice Alliance, Rice Business' flagship entrepreneurship initiative launched in 2000. Brad has led Rice Alliance since 2001, helping the Rice Business Plan Competition become the world's largest and richest student startup competition. Since Rice Alliance's inception, more than 2,950 tech startups have participated in its programs. In the Rice Alliance space in McNair Hall, host Maya Pomroy '22 chats with Brad about his journey to Houston, his illustrious career spanning 22 years at Rice, and some of the most memorable competition winners that have stuck with him over all these years. Owl Have You Know is a production of Rice Business and is produced by University FM.Episode Quotes:On Houston's Energy transition28:00 - So, we launched a Clean Energy Accelerator two years ago, and we're about to start evaluating the applicants for the third cohort of the Clean Energy Accelerator. And part of the reason is we're attracting startups from all over the U.S. and outside the U.S. to come through the accelerator. We want to help them be more successful, but we also want to show them what's going on in Houston…[28:36] We also want to show the investors in Houston really promising clean energy technologies. And so, it gives investors in Houston an early look at some of these promising technologies. So, Houston has the ability, and we've been the energy capital of the world. We have the ability to be the energy transition capital of the world because we have the knowledge, the expertise, the resources and almost every major energy investor.How the Rice Business Plan Competition sparks new angel investments in Houston24:53 - This competition has mobilized a number of individuals who weren't doing angel investments before. And now they're doing not just investment in the business plan competition; they're investing in companies from Houston as well.On the impact of the Rice Alliance and Rice Business Plan Competition16:25 - It's amazing, you have the opportunity to mentor these amazing, bright, enthusiastic young founders, who are generally first-time founders. And then you have the opportunity to see this innovation benefit society, come to the world. And so, you can see a real impact in what you do.Show Links: Rice Alliance Rice Business Plan Competition OwlSpark Startup Accelerator | Rice Alliance BlueLaunch Small Business Accelerator | Rice Alliance Transcript Guest Profile: Brad Burke | Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University Brad Burke - LinkedIn Brad Burke | Princeton Innovation
David Chadwick, Founder and CEO at RealResponse, is passionate about making a difference in athletics, but not in the normal sense of what you might think of as winning in sports. Instead, David has created a tool where athletes and staff can give anonymous feedback in a way that everyone in collegiate institutions and athletic organizations has a chance to be heard. Join Jim and David as they explore how David is helping create a much safer environment in sports and institutions across the country, while also scaling his business. 3 Key TakeawaysCash Management and Funding Decisions: In the early stages, it's crucial to control expenses and scrutinize every cost. Decisions on funding, whether through raising money from friends, family, angels, or VCs, will have a long term impact on the control and expectations around the business. David highlights the importance of staying true to his mission and controlling his destiny by being mindful of where funding comes from.Technology and Scalability: Ensure that technology choices are future-proof and scalable. There is a significant focus on getting the User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) right from the start. Mistakes in technology choices can be costly and pivoting might require substantial resources“Customers, customers, customers”: This is what David often tells his staff is the most important part of their business. Never have a whiteboard session with your team to workshop what you think your customers want and need. Until you get in front of your customers, it's just impossible to know what they're thinking and feeling. ResourcesDavid Chadwick on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-chadwick-862570173/ RealResponse: http://www.realresponse.com About Our Guest While studying and playing Division 1 basketball at Rice University and Valparaiso University, David Chadwick recognized that positive student-athlete experiences had everything to do with culture, support services, academic integrity, and the relationships formed with coaches and teammates. This insight led him to launch RealResponse in 2016.RealResponse elevates voices by offering a safe, anonymous platform for two-way communications, ensuring everyone in collegiate institutions and athletic organizations has a chance to be heard. The RealResponse community consists of more than two million athletes, coaches, administrators, and staff, and reaches across college and professional sports, governing bodies, and integrity units. About The Dirt Podcast The Dirt is about getting real with businesses about the true state of their companies and going clear down to the dirt in solving their core needs as a business. Dive deep with your host Jim Barnish as we uncover The Dirt with some of the world's leading brands.If you love what you are getting out of our show please subscribe.For more information on how we dig into the dirt check out our other episodes here: https://www.orchid.black/podcastAbout Our CompanyOrchid Black is a new kind of growth services firm. We partner with tech-forward companies to build smarter, better, game-changing businesses. Website:
On Today's Episode… Join me on a captivating journey of existential exploration in this video, "What is Reality? | Strangers Answer Existentialism." In this thought-provoking installment, I take to the streets and Rice University in Houston, Texas, to ask everyday people profound questions about the nature of reality, existence, and the meaning of life. Existentialism, a philosophical movement that delves into the fundamental questions of human existence, serves as the backdrop for these enlightening conversations. I challenge strangers to grapple with deep philosophical inquiries, sparking candid discussions that reveal a wide range of perspectives and insights. Through this video, I aim to showcase the diversity of human thoughts and the various ways in which individuals perceive and contemplate the world around them. Whether you're well-versed in existential philosophy or just beginning to ponder life's big questions, this video offers a glimpse into the rich tapestry of human consciousness. Join me in exploring the boundless realm of existentialism and the enigmatic nature of reality itself. Watch "What is Reality? | Strangers Answer Existentialism" and embark on a journey of intellectual curiosity that may forever alter your perspective on existence. Let's Talk About Us! LINKS: ============================================================================== Merch: Uche's Merch: https://uches-merch.creator-spring.com ============================================================================== Socials: Instagram: @uc_images https://www.instagram.com/uc_images/ @LetsTalkWithUche https://www.instagram.com/letstalkwithuche/ Facebook: @LTAUwithUche https://www.facebook.com/LTAUwithUche Twitter: @LTAUwithUche https://twitter.com/LTAUwithUche TikTok: @LTAUwithUche https://www.tiktok.com/@ltauwithuche?_t=8V5M407eHqY&_r=1 LinkedIn: @LTAUwithUche https://www.linkedin.com/in/ltauwithuche/ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Anchor: https://anchor.fm/uche8 LinkTree: https://linktr.ee/LetsTalkAboutUsWithUche Website: TheUche.com ============================================================================== PLEASE SUPPORT (Thank you): PayPal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/LTAUwithUche?country.x=US&locale.x=en_US CashAPP: $benjamin139922 Patreon (Thank you):https://patreon.com/user?u=84174215&utm_medium=clipboard_copy&utm_source=copyLink&utm_campaign=creatorshare_creator&utm_content=join_link ============================================================================== #Existentialism #Reality #WhatisReality #EmmanuelKant #Kant #Philosophy #God #WhatisLife
Marquise Bell is currently a 4th year PhD student in Mechanical Engineering at Rice University in Houston, TX. His research investigates the mechanical and thermal properties of smart textile (clothing-like) materials for wearable assistive devices. NASA funds his research, and he also has work experience interning with BNSF Railway, ExxonMobil, and Disney Imagineering. Prior to graduate school, Marquise graduated in 2020 from Baylor University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and minors in Math and Computer Science. He was heavily involved on campus through tutoring and Mission Waco and has continued his service by giving back through a scholarship he co-founded with fellow high school alums, the Hirschi Men Can Scholarship. [00:00:08] Uplifting black men, innovator, inventor, mentor, PhD, marriage. [00:04:05] Uplifting black men, community building. [00:09:07] Empowering underrepresented minorities to succeed. [00:15:49] Believe, achieve, pour, fulfill: 6 words [00:21:34] Chase happiness, use gifts, mindfully connect. [00:26:45] Power of vulnerability taught by Mackenzie. [00:31:04] Opportunity, learning to let go. [00:35:22] Growth through humility and striving. [00:40:44] Love one another: Respect & Love. [00:45:02] Love, respect, friendship, inspiration, black joy, dreams. GUEST: Marquise Bell
In the latest podcast, NGI's Mexico Editor Christopher Lenton interviews Tony Payan, Director, Center for the United States and Mexico at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The focus of the podcast is on the upcoming presidential election in Mexico. The race is down to Claudia Sheinbaum of President Andrés Manuel López Obrador's Morena party and Xochitl Gálvez of the opposition coalition who is rising rapidly in polling. Who might win is the big question, but also what are their positions, and how might each differ from López Obrador? It promises to be a fascinating period between now and June's vote, and this podcast is essential listening as a guide on what to expect.
On Tuesday's show: The energy transition -- we see incremental changes here and there in our daily lives, like more electric cars on the road. But is that transition happening fast enough for us to meet our climate change goals? We learn what a new report has to say. Also this hour: Former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold discusses efforts to establish a constitutional convention, why we should pay attention to that movement, and how, if it succeeds, it could lead to radical changes in our system of government. Feingold is the co-author of a new book called The Constitution in Jeopardy, which he'll discuss at Brazos Bookstore on Friday. Then, perhaps you've heard of "quiet quitting" – the trend of some employees doing just the absolute bare minimum required to keep their job. Well, there's an employer trend out there called "quiet cutting" – it involves moving employees around into new roles or hours in the hopes they'll eventually quit so you don't have to pay severance. It's rife with ethical and sometimes legal ramifications as we learn from a local HR expert. And French artist Laure Prouvost talks about her new exhibition at the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, featuring surrealist installations that evoke the natural world and the environmental challenges we place on it.
Molly Beck is the author of REACH OUT: The Simple Strategy You Need to Know to Expand Your Network and Increase Your Influence. The book will guide you in the process of creating your own networking plan, even if you don't know where to start or think you're too shy to succeed.And Molly's book is just one of her many, many projects. She's the founder of the podcast creation site MessyBun.com; a networking advice contributor for Forbes; creator of the lifestyle blog Smart, Pretty & Awkward (now a Podcast!); co-founder of the live event and coaching experience Your Turn To Start; and a consultant for companies like Venmo, Rice University, and Hearst.Get in touch with Molly Beck:Website: https://mollybeck.co/ Website: https://www.messy.fm/ Book: Reach Out: The Simple Strategy You Need to Expand Your Network and Increase Your InfluenceFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/MsMollyBeck LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/msmollybeck Podcast: Smart, Pretty, & AwkwardThank you to our sponsors!Ruby Receptionist - Virtual receptionist & live call services that will help you grow your office (and save money), one call at a time - to learn more, go to https://get.ruby.com/TLE or call 844.311.7829The Net Profit CFO - Ryan Kimler works with attorneys who want to enjoy higher net profits without working longer or harder. With just 9 Simple Numbers, Ryan will help you drive more profit to your bottom line-and he won't confuse you with all the details! Connect with Ryan at www.netprofitcfo.com.Get in touch with Neil:Website: https://thelawentrepreneur.com/Twitter: https://twitter.com/lawentrepreneurFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/thelawentrepreneur/?ref=hlLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tyralawfirm/If you've enjoyed the podcast, please head to Apple Podcasts and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services. Show notes by Podcastologist Chelsea Taylor-Sturkie Audio production by Turnkey Podcast Productions. You're the expert. Your podcast will prove it.
Leslie Claybrook enters her second season as the general manager of business operations for the Birmingham Squadron. She brings a wealth of experience in athletics to the Squadron front office, most recently having served as the president of Crossroads331, a sports consulting company. She previously held administrative roles as the assistant commissioner at the Southeastern Conference, senior associate athletics director at Rice University, associate athletics director at Samford University and associate athletics director at Birmingham-Southern College. An Alabama native, Claybrook graduated from the University of Alabama and was a member of the Crimson Tide women's basketball team under head coach Rick Moody. As a player, Claybrook's Alabama teams had a combined record of 78-37 and twice reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament. In 1989, Claybrook was named Alabama Miss Basketball as a senior at Saint James School in Montgomery, Ala.
Discover why Praveen Pendyala (CEO of Omnivision Solutions) chose to create a 99% accurate transcription product (https://transcript.lol/), what his new hiring criteria is, and when he realized that not keeping secrets from employees is a leadership strength (14 minutes). CEO BLINDSPOTS® PODCAST GUEST: Praveen Pendyala. Since leaving big tech, Praveen founded Omnivision Solutions to build SaaS apps that solve pain points for power users (such as the 99% accurate transcription product called transcript.lol). Praveen and his team build bespoke software solutions for clients and also run their own collection of SaaS apps. Omnivision apps are only a few months old and already serve over 30,000 users! Praveen ranked #1 out of 1,400,000 students in the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination, did his masters in Germany, with short stints in the US for an Internship at Rice University. Praveen is obsessed with building products and is a big open source contributor. He built over 50 apps (https://github.com/pkpio), tools or websites since he first started coding. During his stint in academia, he published over 9 research papers in top conferences and journals (and his work has since been cited by 167 papers) https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=tYbRkmYAAAAJ&hl=en). Praveen's professional experience includes working at Google and Microsoft where he shipped apps to over 500 million people every week, and proposed and implemented a novel (patent pending) format for 3D assets that work efficiently on Mobile. For more information about Omnivision's SaaS products; Transcript LOL - https://transcript.lol/ - 99% accurate transcripts and insights for any video, audio, or meetings. Plan Trips AI - https://plantrips.ai/ - An AI travel planner. For more information about About Praveen Pendyala; https://pkp.io/about CEO Blindspots® podcast host: Birgit Kamps. Birgit's professional experience includes starting and selling an “Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Private Company” and a “Best Company to Work for in Texas”, and serving as a Board Member with various companies. She is able to help investors and executives quickly discover blind spots holding their organization back, and accelerate leadership effectiveness. In addition, Birgit is the host of the CEO Blindspots® Podcast which was recognized by Spotify for having the “biggest listener growth” in the USA by 733%; https://www.ceoblindspots.com/ To ask questions about this or one of the 200+ other CEO Blindspots® Podcast episodes, send an email to email@example.com
Today, we have a very special guest on the show, Dr. Jeffrey Kripal. Dr. Kripal is an esteemed scholar and author in the study of religion, focusing particularly on the esoteric, mystical, and paranormal dimensions of human experience. He serves as the J. Newton Rayzor Chair in Philosophy and Religious Thought at Rice University. He is the author of several phenomenal books including The Superhumanities, Mutants & Mystics, Super Natural (which he co-authored with Whitley Strieber), and The Flip.EPISODE BRIEFBECOME A PATRONPatrons get lots of great perks like early and ad-free episodes, access to the private The UFO Rabbit Hole Discord server, and twice-monthly Patron Zoom calls with Kelly Chase. Memberships start at just $5/month.GET THE BOOKGet a SIGNED COPYGet it on AmazonFOLLOWWebsiteTwitterFacebookMUSICTheme: Cabinet of Curiosities by Shaun FrearsonThis show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/5746035/advertisement
Anne Reinke and Joe Lynch discuss the state of freight. Anne is the President & CEO of Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), the trusted voice for third-party logistics companies of all sizes. About Anne Reinke Anne Reinke was named President & CEO of the TIA in October 2020, coming from the USDOT where she served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary – Congressional Affairs. Reinke started her service at USDOT in April 2019, initially as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Intergovernmental Affairs, and transitioned to Congressional Affairs in November 2019. Prior to her time at USDOT, Reinke spent 16 years at CSX Corporation in their Federal Affairs office, ultimately serving as the Vice President – Government Affairs, overseeing the Federal, State Government and Community Affairs Departments. Before joining CSX, she worked at the Association of American Railroads and High-Speed Ground Transportation Association. Reinke is a Washington, DC native, and graduated from the National Cathedral School. She received a B.A. from Rice University in Houston, and a J.D. from the Wake Forest University School of Law. She and her husband, Brett, have two sons and reside in Alexandria, VA. About TIA The TIA is a leading industry organization dedicated to advancing the interests of transportation intermediaries across the United States. Established in 1978, TIA has consistently demonstrated its commitment to fostering excellence and innovation within the logistics and transportation sector. As a collective voice for freight brokers, 3PLs, and other intermediaries, TIA plays a pivotal role in shaping industry policies and promoting best practices. TIA provides its members with invaluable resources, including educational programs, advocacy efforts, and networking opportunities, enabling them to thrive in an ever-evolving marketplace. With a history of advocating for fair and equitable regulations, TIA ensures that its members are well-prepared to meet the challenges of a dynamic transportation landscape. Through collaboration, education, and advocacy, TIA remains at the forefront of the transportation industry, driving growth and innovation for its members and the broader logistics community. Key Takeaways: The State of Freight Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) Is the trusted voice for third-party logistics companies of all sizes. TIA provides leadership and direction for the 3PL industry and professionals to advance professional standards and business practices, to include the overall image and credibility of the profession and its ultimate contribution to society. TIA serves more than 1,700 third-party logistics members and helps them better manage their companies for growth and profitability. No other association provides more ways for third-party logistics professionals to grow, connect and to protect their business. TIA 2023 Technovations Conference, October 18-20, San Diego, CA Focuses on technology innovation, trends, and new product offerings for the 3PL community. Features 21 showcase presentations with innovations that will advance the industry. Offers education sessions crafted by the TIA's Technology Committee. Provides an opportunity to network with peers and leaders in 3PL technology deployment. TIA 2023 3PL Policy Forum, September 25-27, Washington DC Opportunity for seasoned veterans and first-time attendees to shape the future of the industry in the nation's capital. Over 100 TIA Members participated in the 2022 Policy Forum, engaging with over 200 Members of Congress and their staff to support the 3PL industry. TIA receives strong support from its members and holds personal meetings with Members of Congress, setting it apart from other groups in Washington, DC. Learn More About The State of Freight Anne (Anne Chettle) Reinke Tia on LinkedIn Tia on Twitter Tia on Facebook Tia on Instagram Tia on YouTube TIA website TIA 2023 Technovations Conference TIA 2023 3PL Policy Forum The Voice of 3rd Party Logistics with Anne Reinke | The Logistics of Logistics Freight has an Identity Crisis with Jordan Graft | The Logistics of Logistics How to Build a Successful Freight Brokerage with Joe Chandler | The Logistics of Logistics Sponsor: Tusk Logistics Tusk Logistics is a national network of the best regional parcel carriers that puts Shippers first, with lower costs, reliable service, and proactive support. Tusk save Shippers 40% or more on small parcel shipping. Tusk's technology connects your parcel operation to a national network of vetted regional carriers, all with pre-negotiated rates and reliable, predictable service. Integrating to your existing software takes minutes, and Tusk has your back with proactive shipper support on each parcel, in real time. Episode Sponsor: Wreaths Across America Wreaths Across America Radio - Wreaths Across America Episode Sponsor: Greenscreens.ai Greenscreens.ai's dynamic pricing infrastructure built to grow and protect margins. The Greenscreens.ai solution combines aggregated market data and customer data with advanced machine learning techniques to deliver short-term predictive freight market pricing specific to a company's individual buy and sell behavior. The Logistics of Logistics Podcast If you enjoy the podcast, please leave a positive review, subscribe, and share it with your friends and colleagues. 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Big time "barking" news about a farting dog, a Singapore Airlines flight and a refund kerfuffle. Talk of impeaching President Biden - we play sound from Speaker Kevin McCarthy. Then - former CO gubernatorial candidate Greg Lopez previews an event this week - the first ever "Hispanic Heritage Celebration" in Brighton Thursday 6pMT. Lopez is now President of the Colorado Hispanic Republicans: www.coloradohispanicrepublicans.org. We wrap the hour: And Poor QB Aaron Rodgers and part of a famous speech: it was 61 years ago today on the campus of Rice University in Houston, President Kennedy delivered his "Moon speech" 14 months before his assassination. Tunes from Johnny Cash.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Born and raised in Mexico, Daniel Gutierrez knew from an early age he wanted to build a career in economics. In 2009, Daniel and his wife moved to San Antonio to join the North American Development Bank as a senior analysis and structuring specialist. North American Development Bank is a binational financial institution, established by the governments of the U.S. and Mexico, that supports the development of infrastructure in the areas of potable water, wastewater treatment and solid waste, as well as projects aimed at improving air quality, conserving water, reducing energy consumption and developing renewable energy sources for communities located in the U.S.- Mexico border region.While in this role, Daniel decided to pursue his MBA and joined the Professional MBA program at Rice Business in 2012. Since graduating, Daniel has remained with North American Development Bank, and is currently the associate director of asset management. He joins host Maya Pomroy this episode to discuss growing up in Mexico in the 80s during inflation, NAFTA, how going to Rice Business' Diversity Preview Weekend changes his life's path, receiving an Owl Award for best Capstone project for Ovarcome, a Houston-based ovarian cancer nonprofit founded by another Rice Business alum, and the lessons he learned during his time at Rice. Owl Have You Know is a production of Rice Business and is produced by University FM.Episode Quotes:How Mexican leaders can prepare for the future13:16 - To build the next generation of leaders in Mexico, they have to think about where they want to develop their MBA studies or studies of where they can learn leadership, all the skills the MBA program grants, and critical thinking ability. All those skills will be needed in the next years—in the next 20, 30 years, the border region between Mexico and the US is going to become very dynamic. It's probably going to be one of the greatest times to be involved in an MBA program and to use those knowledge to make great things happen in Mexican businesses.15:40 - The importance of teamwork definitely was something that I recognized from what was taught to me at Rice. And I still consider teamwork as one of the important elements of my daily working life.On his evolving interest on artificial intelligence21:41 - I'm excited about all that kind of wave of artificial intelligence coming up and bringing every debate.Copyright issues, schools that are worried that students will use that technology to present their essays, stuff like that. But the real discussion is how are we going to train the next generation to use or leverage this technology. For the betterment of human beings, for the betterment of humanity.Show Links: North American Development Bank Ovarcome Transcript Guest Profile:Daniel's LinkedIn
In this podcast, JPEN Editor-in-Chief Dr. Kenneth Christopher, interviews Dr. Liam McKeever assistant professor and clinical nutrition epidemiologist at Rice University, and director and editor-in-chief of the ASPEN Clinical Guidelines, discussing the new guidelines for Parenteral Nutrition in Preterm Infants. Business Corporate by Alex Menco | alexmenco.net Music promoted by www.free-stock-music.com Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/deed.en_US September 2023
The conversation this week is with Cameron Wolfe. Cameron has a passion for leveraging academic research and industry to solve large scale industrial problems. He is currently the director of AI at c, personalized search and recommendations platform for D to C e-commerce brands, where he works with an amazing team of engineers and researchers. He holds a PhD in computer science from Rice University, and a bachelor's in computer science from UT Austin. Finally, he's an avid fan of Mixed Martial Arts MMA and is actively training in Brazilian jujitsu. He enjoys exercising, going for walks, runs or hikes nearly every day, preferably with his dog Theodore and his fiancee, Sara. Some of his other interests include brewing, roasting coffee, reading books and cooking.If you are interested in learning about how AI is being applied across multiple industries, be sure to join us at a future AppliedAI Monthly meetup and help support us so we can make future Emerging Technologies North non-profit events!Emerging Technologies NorthAppliedAI MeetupResources and Topics Mentioned in this EpisodeCameronRWolfe.meCameron Wolf on TwitterRebuy EngineFreshman Research Initiative UT AustinNeural Networks Research GroupDeep (Learning) Focus NewsletterCloud BigtableDaskEnjoy!Your host,Justin Grammens
On Tuesday's show: Federal funding for the Ike Dike project is among the casualties of the latest budget battle in Congress. We ask Jim Blackburn of Rice University's SSPEED Center what this all means for coastal flood mitigation projects. Also this hour: This won't be the last oppressive summer in Houston. We'll have to either deal with it – or leave. We discuss how to adapt to the Bayou City's changing climate in the coming years. Then, dermatologist Dr. Oyetawa Oyerinde of Baylor College of Medicine answers questions about skin issues. And we listen back to two interviews with pioneering female astronauts Mae Jemison and Peggy Whitson.
This is our final of 3 tribute episodes in the wake of Cormac McCarthy's passing this past June. Guests on this final tribute episode include: Dr. Steven Frye, professor and chair of English at California State University in Bakersfield. Steve has just stepped down as President of the Cormac McCarthy Society. He is the author of Understanding Cormac McCarthy (Univ. of South Carolina Press) and editor of The Cambridge Companion to Cormac McCarthy, and Cambridge UP's Cormac McCarthy in Context. His book Unguessed Kinships: Naturalism and the Geography of Hope in Cormac McCarthy was released this past summer. Dr. Nell Sullivan earned a BA in English from Vanderbilt University and earned her PhD in English from Rice University. She is currently Professor of English at University of Houston-Downtown, where she teaches courses in American literature and the literature of the American South. A former editor of the Cormac McCarthy Journal, she has published extensively on gender and class representation in McCarthy's novels, and has also published essays on Katherine Dunn, William Faulkner, and Nella Larsen, among others. Her work has appeared in numerous essay collections and in such journals as Genre, Critique, The Southern Quarterly, Mississippi Quarterly, and African American Review.Dr. Bill Hardwig is an Associate Professor of English at the University of Tennessee. His book Upon Provincialism: Southern Literature and National Periodical Culture, 1870-1900 was published by the University of Virginia Press in 2013. He has written and published various essays on McCarthy and is currently working on a book-length study of McCarthy's fiction tentatively titled How Cormac Works: McCarthy, Language, and Style. He is also creator of the website Literary Knox (www.literaryknox.com), which presents the rich literary history of the city in which he lives and works, Knoxville, Tennessee. Rick Wallach is one of the founders of the Cormac McCarthy society, and recently retired after some few years teaching English at the University of Miami, He is senior editor of the Cormac McCarthy Society casebook series, and editor of the two-volume collection of essays Sacred Violence as well as Myth, Legend Dust: Critical Responses to Cormac McCarthy, and co-editor with Lynnea Chapman King and the late James Welsh of From Novel to Film: No Country for Old Men. He has written widely and extensively on numerous topics in literature, film, media and contemporary music. As always, listeners beware: there be spoilers here. All music for Reading McCarthy composed, performed, and produced by Thomas Frye. The views of the host and his guests do not necessarily reflect the views of their home institutions or the Cormac McCarthy Society. We appreciate favorable reviews on your favorite podcasting platform. If you enjoy this podcast you may also enjoy the GREAT AMERICAN NOVEL PODCAST, hosted by myself and Kirk Curnutt. To contact me, please reach out to readingmccarthy(@)gmail.com. The website is at readingmccarthy.buzzsprout.com, and if you'd like to support the show you can click on the little heart symbol at the top of the webpage to buy the show a cappuccino, or you can support us at www.patreon.com/readingmSupport the showStarting in spring of 2023, the podcast will accept minor sponsorship offers to offset the costs of the podcast. This may cause a mild disconnect in earlier podcasts where the host asks for patrons in lieu of sponsorships. But if we compare it to a very large and naked bald man in the middle of the desert who leads you to an extinct volcano to create gunpowder, it seems pretty minor...
The founder of Kettlebell Kings grew up in Texas and had a background in sports, including playing football at Rice University on a scholarship. After working various jobs in corporate America, including outdoor sales and oil and gas, he embarked on his entrepreneurship journey. Entrepreneurship is seen as a skill that can be learned through experience and failure. The founder emphasizes the importance of taking risks and learning from mistakes. Just like in sports practice, where one misses more free throws before mastering the skill, it takes multiple attempts (and failures) to get good. Kettlebell Kings was founded in 2012 with the goal of building a health and wellness company centered around kettlebells. At the time, kettlebells were gaining popularity as a fitness equipment, especially within the Crossfit community. However, there was no prominent brand that made kettlebells a lifestyle and created a community around it. Kettlebell Kings aimed to fill this gap by becoming the go-to source for information, user-generated content, and a one-stop shop for kettlebell enthusiasts. Chapters: 00:00:00 Making Tough Business Decisions For Long-term Success 00:02:49 The Power Of A 10x Mindset In Overcoming Challenges 00:06:57 Kettlebell Kings: Building A Lifestyle Brand For Fitness Enthusiasts 00:08:27 Navigating The Path Of Entrepreneurship: Embracing The Unknown And Finding Sustainability 00:11:08 Transitioning To Sustainable Hemp Products For A Better Future 00:15:23 The Suppression Of Natural Solutions: Friction In The Industry 00:17:06 Big Pharma's Influence On Medical Thc And Innovating Product Lineup 00:19:49 The Importance Of Mindset And Preparedness In Entrepreneurship 00:21:09 Eureka Moment: The Power Of Culture Change And Success 00:27:11 The Power Of Will In Business Success 00:31:31 The Conceptual Challenge: Breaking The Norms Of Traditional Business With Keto Bookings 00:34:54 The Future Of Retail And Adapting To Digital Channels 00:36:51 Overcoming Challenges To Build A Strong And Cohesive Organization In The Face Of Obstacles 00:40:31 The Challenges Of Business: Balancing Customer Care And Success 00:42:03 The Importance Of Learning From Failure And Persistence 00:44:10 Embracing Challenges And Adapting In Entrepreneurship Links Mentioned: Chad Price Online Kettlebell Kings John Kelley Online Beefy Marketing Small Business Origins Wingman
On this week's episode, Anna Rose (https://twitter.com/annarrose) and Tarun Chitra (https://twitter.com/tarunchitra) chat with Mallesh Pai (https://twitter.com/malleshpai), Associate Professor of Economics at Rice University (https://profiles.rice.edu/faculty/mallesh-pai). They explore mechanism design in an economic context and Mallesh's work around MEV topics - specifically on censorship in an MEV context and within his Special Mechanism Group (https://twitter.com/specialmech/status/1674482046826328065?s=20). The discussion takes the team back into the topic of MEV, revisiting the proposer builder separation concept and the impact that this may have on the efficiency and censorship resistance of these systems. Here's some additional links for this episode: Episode 183: CowSwap & DAO Tech with Gnosis's Martin Köppelmann (https://zeroknowledge.fm/183-2/) Episode 216: A Dip into the Mempool & MEV with Project Blanc (https://zeroknowledge.fm/216-2/) Episode 243: Dive Back into MEV with Alex Stokes and Chris Hager (https://zeroknowledge.fm/243-2/) Episode 249: Impact of Tornado Cash: a Builders Perspective (https://zeroknowledge.fm/249-2/) Episode 269: Auctions with Kshitij Kulkarni, Matheus V. X. Ferreira and Tarun (https://zeroknowledge.fm/269-2/) Vitalik's Blog Post (https://blog.ethereum.org/2015/06/06/the-problem-of-censorship) Special Mechanism Group's Thread on Censoring Eth (https://twitter.com/specialmech/status/1674482046826328065?s=20) Block relating to Thread (https://etherscan.io/block/17586529) Special Mechanism Group's Research Papers (with explainers) (https://www.mechanism.org/#spec-series) zkSummit 10 is happening in London on September 20, 2023! Apply to attend now -> zkSummit 10 Application Form (https://9lcje6jbgv1.typeform.com/zkSummit10). Bonsai, RISC Zero's (https://r0.link/ZKpodcast) most anticipated product, allows developers to prove huge programs off-chain, roll them into one succinct proof, and verify anywhere with low amounts of gas. Visit https://r0.link/ZKpodcast (https://r0.link/ZKpodcast) to learn more and sign up today for the Bonsai waitlist. Anoma's (https://anoma.net/) first fractal instance, Namada (https://namada.net/), is launching soon! The MASP circuit's latest update enables shielded set rewards directly in the shielded set, a novel feature that funds privacy as a public good. Follow Namada on twitter @namada (https://twitter.com/namada) for more information and join the community on Discord discord.gg/namada (https://discord.com/invite/namada). If you like what we do: * Find all our links here! @ZeroKnowledge | Linktree (https://linktr.ee/zeroknowledge) * Subscribe to our podcast newsletter (https://zeroknowledge.substack.com) * Follow us on Twitter @zeroknowledgefm (https://twitter.com/zeroknowledgefm) * Join us on Telegram (https://zeroknowledge.fm/telegram) * Catch us on YouTube (https://zeroknowledge.fm/)
John Moretta received his Ph.D. in history from Rice University. He is professor of history at Central College, Houston Community College, and teaches at the University of Houston. John joins me once again to discuss the importance of history and how an understanding of a countries past can best predict a nations future. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/out-of-the-blank/support
Fr. Augustine Wetta is the author of Pray. Think. Act. , The Eighth Arrow and Humility Rules. He is a monk of Saint Louis Abbey in Saint Louis, Missouri, where he teaches high school and coaches rugby. He has degrees from Oxford University, Rice University, and Middlebury College. Father Augustine grew up on a tropical island, where he learned to surf and was nearly eaten by a shark. He has also worked as a professional juggler, beach patrol lifeguard and archaeologist. During his spare time, he raises carnivorous plants, carpenter ants, and makes armor.
Stories we're following this morning at Progress Texas: A judge temporarily blocks a new Texas law limiting drag shows: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/08/31/us/drag-show-ruling-texas.html The Texas Supreme Court allows a new law banning gender-affirming care for minors in Texas to take effect while it's under consideration: https://www.reuters.com/world/us/texas-top-court-lets-ban-gender-treatments-minors-take-effect-2023-08-31/ A judge has blocked enforcement of a new law requiring publishers to rate books based on sexual content: https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/bookselling/article/93089-judge-blocks-texas-book-ban-law.html A judge has blocked new teacher evaluation procedures introduced under the state takeover of Houston ISD: https://news.yahoo.com/union-sues-over-changes-teacher-192157908.html A new law forbids Texas HOA's from discriminating against Texans who rely on housing vouchers: https://www.bloomberg.com/graphics/2023-hoa-texas-homes-dallas-renters/ A new law does away with Texas' "pink tax" on menstrual and infant care products: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2023/09/01/texas-bans-menstrual-product-tax/70720766007/ A national LGBTQ+ college organization excludes public universities in Texas from its annual best-of rankings due to new laws banning campus outreach offices: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/texas-florida-schools-excluded-lgbtq-friendly-college-list-new-state-l-rcna102516 ...While a student group at Rice University, a private college unaffected by the law, reaches out to LGBTQ+ students statewide: https://abc13.com/sb-17-senate-bil-rice-university-lgbtq-college-services/13722810/ The Texas National Guard soldier accused of shooting a man across the border in Juarez has reportedly been suspended as investigations continue: https://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory/texas-guardsman-suspended-after-wounding-man-cross-border-104272333 Texas power consumers are growing weary of continuous conservation pleas from ERCOT: https://www.texastribune.org/2023/08/31/texas-ercot-grid-energy-conservation-fatigue/ ...While Austin U.S. Representative Greg Casar begins work on a federal requirement for Texas to connect to national grids: https://www.kxan.com/news/texas-politics/texas-congressman-drafts-legislation-to-connect-texas-to-national-grids/ Texas figures into the developing corruption scandals surrounding U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas: https://www.statesman.com/story/news/politics/2023/08/31/clarence-thomas-trips-harlan-crow-supreme-court-abortion-roe-wade-texas-ice-storm/70728514007/ A Texas man accused of threatening Georgia officials over the 2020 election has entered a guilty plea: https://www.cnn.com/2023/08/31/politics/guilty-plea-election-officials-threat/index.html Be warned about poo-poo if you're spending this Labor Day weekend at a Texas beach: https://www.khou.com/article/news/investigations/texas-beach-fecal-contamination-investigation/285-50f6dd01-586a-4f66-988c-82cf4a24a332 And, while it almost feels de rigueur these days - another shooting in a public place in Texas takes two lives: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2023/08/31/austin-texas-shooting-arboretum-mall-victims/70732766007/ Thanks for listening! Please help Progress Texas continue our important work by taking part in our ongoing member drive at https://progresstexas.org/donate.
Sean Taylor was one of the most gifted and respected defensive players of his generation, and his 2007 death during a burglary gone wrong rocked the NFL. But with a new college football season kicking off in earnest this weekend, another chapter in the Taylor family legacy is being written. Lisa Salters brings us the story of Sean's younger brother, Gabriel Taylor, now a starting safety for Rice University. It's the story of a young man learning to step out of his older brother's shadow, and how nearly 15 years after Sean's death, Gabriel keeps his spirit alive, one snap at a time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
When Anne C. Klein (Rigzin Drolma) first read that everyone, including her, was already a buddha, she was so shocked that she put down the book she was reading. Now, as a professor of religious studies at Rice University and a teacher at Dawn Mountain Center for Tibetan Buddhism in Houston, she continues to grapple with the relationship between our buddhahood and our humanity. In her new book, Being Human and a Buddha Too: Longchenpa's Sevenfold Mind Training for a Sunlit Sky (Wisdom Publications, 2023), she takes up the question of what it actually means for each of us to be a buddha, as well as what happens to our humanity when we seek awakening. In this episode of Tricycle Talks, Tricycle's editor-in-chief, James Shaheen, sits down with Klein to discuss how she has come to understand buddhahood, the difference between wholeness and perfection, and why she believes that we are all backlit by completeness. Tricycle Talks is a monthly podcast featuring prominent voices from within and beyond the Buddhist fold. Listen to more episodes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/buddhist-studies
When Anne C. Klein (Rigzin Drolma) first read that everyone, including her, was already a buddha, she was so shocked that she put down the book she was reading. Now, as a professor of religious studies at Rice University and a teacher at Dawn Mountain Center for Tibetan Buddhism in Houston, she continues to grapple with the relationship between our buddhahood and our humanity. In her new book, Being Human and a Buddha Too: Longchenpa's Sevenfold Mind Training for a Sunlit Sky (Wisdom Publications, 2023), she takes up the question of what it actually means for each of us to be a buddha, as well as what happens to our humanity when we seek awakening. In this episode of Tricycle Talks, Tricycle's editor-in-chief, James Shaheen, sits down with Klein to discuss how she has come to understand buddhahood, the difference between wholeness and perfection, and why she believes that we are all backlit by completeness. Tricycle Talks is a monthly podcast featuring prominent voices from within and beyond the Buddhist fold. Listen to more episodes here. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/new-books-network
We're joined in this episode by Ally Cedeno, the founder and president of the Women Offshore Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to reducing the gender gap on the water. With an undergraduate degree from the US Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA from Rice University, Ally is also an accomplished HR professional and DEIB strategist working in the maritime and energy industries. She joins us for this collaborative episode with the Women Offshore podcast, where we have a candid conversation about interruptions in the workplace. We discuss some of our own lived experiences and learnings, and we share some ways to handle the disruptions. We also discuss some upcoming events and programming hosted by our respective organizations, including the Two Piers Reclaim the Floor workshop series as well as the annual Women Offshore Conference.
Climate change is on the news and in our faces every day, from wildfires to record-breaking heat waves. And today, we are talking to a Rice grad who's working to combat these developments, through clean energy, carbon management and venture capital investments. Phoebe Wang is a cleantech venture capitalist who serves as an investment partner at the Amazon Climate Pledge Fund. Previously, she was an investment director at Shell Ventures where she led investments in early- and late-stage startups working on technologies to accelerate the energy transition, including in the areas of hydrogen, carbon management, energy storage, mobility, and power. During her 10-year tenure as a venture capital investor, Phoebe has invested more than $150 million in frontier technology startups such as Antora, Celadyne, ZeroAvia, and many, many more.In another episode from our 2023 Alumni Reunion series, host Maya Pomroy '22 and Phoebe chat about her passion for fighting climate change for the future generations, her work with Amazon's Climate Pledge Fund, and winning a C3E business award. Owl Have You Know is a production of Rice Business and is produced by University FM.Episode Quotes:Paving the way for a sustainable future in clean energy and climate control11:33 [Maya]: So you were very optimistic about clean energy and climate control, so we can shift it back to having clean air for everyone. So, what progress do you hope to see over the next few years? What are you most excited about?11:49 [Phoebe Wang]: So right now, whenever we are looking at technology, we have a lens of whether, when at the mature stage, the technology can sequest or can abate gigaton equivalent of CO2 because we need to have that level, so that we can move towards, a future that is livable for our next generations. So that's something not very easy to do. But fortunately, we have a ton of innovation, a ton of entrepreneurs, and a ton of venture capital coming into this industry.Nurturing unicorns, jobs, and sustainability through strategic investments04:13 - So far, I've invested in over 30 companies out of those, three are unicorns and have created tremendous job opportunities in local markets. And then also have had a big impact on the carbon markets. We're now looking at a lot of different areas with the CO2 lens. And, in addition to that, we're looking at how to preserve biodiversity because we don't want to have unintended consequences if we only apply the carbon lens when we make investments.On the roots of her interest in clean tech01:35 - My interest in cleantech, or what we call climate tech, stems early on – like when I was very little. I grew up in Asia, and then, if you see over there, pollution is such an important issue. And it is actually a global issue now. So, back then, I almost did environmental engineering, but the job market was not very good that decade ago. So, I actually switched over to material science engineering. Now, it's kind of coming full circle that I'm looking at investments in climate tech.Show Links:TranscriptGuest Profile: Phoebe Wang on LinkedIn Phoebe Wang - C3E
On Tuesday's show: We discuss the slight drop this week in Houston's absurdly hot temperatures. And Katy ISD voting on its “gender fluidity” transgender policy is just one example of laws and policies that impact the health and safety of children in Texas. Such laws and policies are the subject of an event Wednesday at Rice University. We talk over some of the issues that will be addressed. Also this hour: Houstonian Gene Kranz spent decades at NASA. The longtime flight director during the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs led mission control during the moon landing and the “successful failure” of Apollo 13. Michael Hagerty has an extended conversation with Kranz, who lives in Dickinson, and has a new book out called Tough and Competent. And the University of Houston's LGBTQ Resource Center closes this week. We discuss why, the center's legacy, and what resources will be available for LGBTQ students at UH going forward.
On this episode of Our American Stories, when President John F. Kennedy declared at Rice University that we would put a man on the Moon by the end of the decade, the year was 1962 and, according to those in the know, America was 10 years behind the Soviet Union in terms of our capabilities to do so. Nevertheless, we managed to achieve that goal despite serious setbacks along the way. Steve Kates, AKA "Dr. Sky", and the men who went into the final frontier, tell the story of America's greatest adventure. Support the show (https://www.ouramericanstories.com/donate)See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
When scientists claim they have simulated early earth chemistry to create life from non-life, are they being honest? This episode of ID The Future is the fourth and final installment in a series of conversations between philosopher of science Dr. Stephen Meyer, author of Signature in the Cell: DNA and the Evidence for Intelligent Design, and Dr. James Tour, a world-leading synthetic organic chemist at Rice University. Dr. Tour has recently been engaged in a series of back-and-forth responses to attacks on his work from YouTube science communicator Dave Farina. This has given Tour a new opportunity to critique experts in the field of abiogenesis and allows an interested public to better evaluate both sides of the argument. In Part 4, Meyer and Tour evaluate the work of chemist Bruce Lipshutz; specifically his work designing surfactant molecules that enable amide/peptide bonds. By itself, Lipshutz's work developing synthetic techniques for doing chemistry in water is interesting and has value. But for those tempted to think that his work validates chemical evolutionary theories of the origin of life, Tour has bad news. Peptides don't form in aqueous environments like water. A realistic prebiotic environment would not be capable of producing the reactions necessary to form proteins. And Lipshutz acknowledges this. In their conversation, Tour and Meyer discuss how Lipshutz applies hands-on chemistry that bears no resemblance to the likely conditions of a prebiotic earth. If anything, the work of Lipshutz and others in origin of life research is actually simulating the need for intelligent agency to move simple chemicals in a life-friendly direction. Says Meyer, "Even the modest movement they get towards life seems to be intelligently designed at each step of the way, and even the vocabulary will sometimes reveal that: ribozyme engineer, designer surfactants. Very curious!" Watch the series on video at Dr. Meyer's YouTube channel: @DrStephenMeyer Source
Today we were thrilled to welcome back Gabe Collins, Fellow in Energy & Environmental Regulatory Affairs, along with his colleague Steven Miles, Fellow in Global Natural Gas, with Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. Gabe last joined us on COBT in May of 2022 (episode linked here) and has a fascinating background in the economics, policies, and geopolitics of Russia and China, as well as national security-related research and analysis. In addition to his position at the Baker Institute, Steven is a Senior Counsel at Baker Botts and previously was a twenty-year Partner with the firm, serving as the Energy Sector Chair focused on LNG, natural gas, electric power, and renewable energy industries. It was our pleasure to visit with Gabe and Steven for a global energy conversation focused on LNG and Europe. The focus was on one key question: “why isn't Europe locking in more long-term gas supply?” The catalyst to our discussion stems from a report co-authored by Gabe and Steven that will be published in the near future. Titled “Eastern Promises or Energy Fantasies: Why Is Europe Not Replacing Russian Pipeline Gas With Long-Term LNG Contracts?”, the report leverages analysis from 600+ LNG contracts over 25 years leading up to the Ukraine invasion. In our discussion with Gabe and Steven, we cover key themes including the inspiration behind writing the paper, the potential role and intentions of China, Europe's response to its gas shortage and its reliance on spot LNG, potential geopolitical risks, and the potential explanations for Europe's reluctance to sign long-term gas contracts. We also discuss the concept of funding post-war Ukraine through gas surcharges, Mexico's growing LNG capacity, how Europe's decision not to contract LNG longer-term could be hurting the developing world and the climate, and the discrepancy between European policymakers' optimistic view of hydrogen and renewable energy with the unease among industrial players who see the ongoing demand for gas and the challenges in transitioning away from it. Gabe and Steven also recently wrote an article in Foreign Policy that touches on many of these aspects, linked here. Mike Bradley kicked us off by highlighting upcoming events and topics of interest. Economically, all attention is on Federal Reserve Chairman Powell's Jackson Hole speech this Friday for color/clarity on how much higher/how much longer interest rates could stay elevated. In commodities, crude oil remains steady around $80/bbl., with traders seemingly divided on which dynamic will win this year, that being supply (OPEC cuts) or demand (China weakness). He also noted that LNG markets will be closely following this week's current Australian LNG labor negotiations to handicap the potential for an LNG strike in the coming weeks, which could impact up to 10% of global LNG. From a broader equity market standpoint, equity traders will be intensely focused on NVIDIAs earnings and rounded out the conversation by flagging recent midstream deals with one of the key themes being “controlling the molecules” from wellhead to end user/markets. He also highlighted a Permian E&P merger this week between two mid-cap E&Ps, which is leading investors to contemplate whether an acceleration of public-to-public deals could be forthcoming, and whether they'll be done at premiums. Arjun Murti highlighted the spillover effects of how policies from the EU will have ramifications for the rest of the world, comparing key themes from Gabe and Steven's report to recent Super-Spiked themes. Todd Scruggs chimed in to share LNG trends including the short-term extremely tight supply-demand balance in Europe and longer-term potential for the US to become
Eleven days from now the University of Texas Football Team will take the field in Darryl K. Royal Memorial Stadium against Rice University. It would seem that this team (you like that rhyme scheme) would be poised for a monster 2023 season based on all the talent accumulated and all of the positives we have heard throughout the offseason, specifically in fall camp thus far. On today's episode of Locked on Longhorns, we dive deep into the second scrimmage and react as we get closer to the season. Hook Em Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Betterhelp This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp.If you're thinking of starting therapy, give BetterHelp a try. Visit BetterHelp.com/lockedoncollege today to get 10% off your first month. Gametime Download the Gametime app, create an account, and use code LOCKEDONCOLLEGE for $20 off your first purchase. LinkedIn LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the qualified candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/LOCKEDONCOLLEGE. Terms and conditions apply. eBay Motors For parts that fit, head to eBay Motors and look for the green check. Stay in the game with eBay Guaranteed Fit. eBay Motors dot com. Let's ride. eBay Guaranteed Fit only available to US customers. Eligible items only. Exclusions apply. FanDuel Make Every Moment More. Right now, when you bet on a Super Bowl Winner, you can GET BONUS BETS EVERY TIME THEY WIN IN THE REGULAR SEASON! FanDuel.com/LOCKEDON. FANDUEL DISCLAIMER: 21+ in select states. First online real money wager only. Bonus issued as nonwithdrawable free bets that expires in 14 days. Restrictions apply. See terms at sportsbook.fanduel.com. Gambling Problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER or visit FanDuel.com/RG (CO, IA, MD, MI, NJ, PA, IL, VA, WV), 1-800-NEXT-STEP or text NEXTSTEP to 53342 (AZ), 1-888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org/chat (CT), 1-800-9-WITH-IT (IN), 1-800-522-4700 (WY, KS) or visit ksgamblinghelp.com (KS), 1-877-770-STOP (LA), 1-877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369) (NY), TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN) Follow & Subscribe on all Podcast platforms…
Subscribe to Receive Venkat's Weekly Newsletter Saoirse was interested in microbiology in High School. This may have had a lot to do with all the volunteering she did at the Hot Springs National Park. She loved nature and hiking. She also did some research focused on bats at the Park. Saoirse joins us on our podcast to share her undergraduate journey at Rice, Transition to college, UG Research, Impact of Research, and Advice for high schoolers. In particular, we discuss the following with her: Overall Experience at Rice UG Research Quiz Bowl Majoring in Cell Biology Advice to High Schoolers Topics discussed in this episode: Introduction to Saoirse Disney-McKeethen of Rice U  Hi Fives - Podcast Highlights  Overall Rice Experience  Why Rice?  High School Interests  Importance of UG Research  Transition to College  Peers  Professors and Teaching  Introduction to UG Research  Flavor of Research  Takeaways from UGR  Impact of UGR  Campus Activities  Majoring in Cell Biology  Advice for High Schoolers  Memories  Our Guest: Saoirse Disney-McKeethen recently graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Cell Biology from Rice University. Memorable Quote: “So learning like not just like your immediate friends and asking them for help forming study groups, but also knowing who sort of like your peer academic mentors are, how to go to their study hours, take advantage of that resource, knowing when your professors office hours are, how to get help from them. ” Saoirse Disney-McKeethen. Episode Transcript: Please visit Episode's Transcript. Similar Episodes: College Experiences Calls-to-action: Follow us on Instagram To Ask the Guest a question, or to comment on this episode, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Subscribe or Follow our podcasts at any of these locations: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify.
Peggy Whitson, Ph.D., America's most experienced astronaut, flew on three NASA long-duration space flights and Axiom Mission 2 (Ax-2), accumulating 675 days in space, more than any other American astronaut or woman astronaut in the world.Whitson has over 37 years of space and science experience with NASA and is currently serving as director of human spaceflight for Axiom Space. Throughout her career, Whitson has held various positions to include NASA's chief of the Astronaut Office, two-time commander of the International Space Station (ISS), chair of NASA's Astronaut Selection Board, chief of NASA's Operations Branch, and deputy division chief for both NASA's Medical Sciences and the Astronaut Office.On Ax-2, Whitson become the first female commander of a private space mission, adding to her accomplishments as the first female commander of the ISS, the only woman to serve as ISS commander twice, and the first woman, non-military chief of NASA's Astronaut Office. During her three previous space missions to the ISS (Expeditions 5, 16, 50/51/52), she conducted 10 spacewalks, logging over 60 hours. Throughout Whitson's career, she has contributed to hundreds of experiments in biology, biotechnology, physical science, and Earth science.Whitson received degrees in biology and chemistry from lowa Wesleyan and a doctoral degree in biochemistry from Rice University. She has been honored with numerous awards, including NASA medals in Leadership, Outstanding Leadership, and Exceptional Service; Forbes 50 over 50 (2023); TIME 100 Most Influential People in the World (2018); and Women in Aviation Lifetime Achievement Award (2017).
A leading scientist in the world, Dr. Jim Tour of Rice University joins TOT for an in-person event that looks at the relationship between faith and science. Is it one or the other? Or are they compatible?
On Friday's show: The suspect in the shooting of a Harris County sheriff's deputy is in custody this morning following a standoff with authorities Thursday, during which three more officers were wounded – none seriously. The suspect has multiple felony convictions, was out on bond while facing other charges, and skipped his trial date. We ask former Harris County Sheriff and current County Commissioner Adrian Garcia if cases like this leave him contemplating whether further changes are necessary in county bail procedures. Also this hour: Houston native Lyle Lovett talks about his music ahead of his concert Saturday at the Hobby Center. Then, we hear some additional highlights from Eddie Robinson's conversation with Rice University Pres. Reginald DesRoches from this weekend's edition of I See U. And our non-experts break down The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the week.
On Thursday's show: After two mistrials, a jury has found AJ Armstrong guilty of killing his parents. Separately, Armstrong is suing HPD, alleging police planted evidence to force a false conviction. Houston Public Media's Rebecca Noel and Lucio Vasquez bring us the latest on the Armstrong saga. Also this hour: Houston Chronicle columnist Chris Tomlinson examines allegations that natural gas pipeline operators and traders triggered the February 2021 blackouts while trying to manipulate prices. Then, we learn how the drought is affecting trees from Barry Ward of the nonprofit Trees for Houston. And we hear some highlights from Eddie Robinson's conversation with Rice University Pres. Reginald DesRoches from this weekend's edition of I See U.
''Beyonce, Destiny's Child, Solange are just some of the achievements that my guest has create in his career. Mathew Knowles, Ph.D is the Founder of Music World Entertainment (MWE), one of the world's leading music and entertainment conglomerates, with record sales exceeding 300 million worldwide.Widely recognized in the entertainment industry for his effective approach to developing and promoting award-winning artists such as Destiny's Child, Beyoncé, and Solange, a public speaker, and author of the #1 Best Selling book, The DNA of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals and Racism from the Eye of a Child. He has also been a popular keynote speaker and guest lecturer at colleges, universities and various organizations throughout the country. This includes Berklee College of Music where he was the keynote speaker for The Formation of a Star…the DNA of Achievers and panelist for The Evolving Music Industry seminar, along with other speaking engagements at Rice University, University of Southern California, The Learning Annex, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, Billboard Music & Money Symposium, The Power of Diversity Leadership Panel Discussion, E Women's Network, Circle of Sisters, Revolt Music Conference and numerous others.Knowles is also the author of the #1 best selling book, The DNA of Achievers: 10 Traits of Highly Successful Professionals. As a self-made entrepreneur from the small town of Gadsden, Alabama he became the top salesperson at Xerox Medical Systems and then one of the world's top entertainment managers and executives in the music industry. Knowles highly enjoys motivating and educating others by sharing his knowledge and experience.2023 All Rights Reserved© 2023 BuildingAbundantSuccess!!Join me on iHeart Media ~ https://tinyurl.com/BASiHeartRadioSpotify @ https://tinyurl.com/BASonSpotifyAmazon Music ~ https://tinyurl.com/AmzBASAudacy: https://tinyurl.com/BASAud
In episode 109, Coffey talks with Kim Sawyer about the importance of leading by coaching.They discuss the true meaning of being a coach; how management mentality is different from coaching; the definition of leadership from a coaching perspective; building a coaching relationship as a leader; the skills are necessary to become a successful coach; the ROI of learning and implementing a coaching relationship; what a coaching culture looks like in the workplace; and the difference between mentoring and coaching.Good Morning, HR is brought to you by Imperative—premium background checks with fast and friendly service. For more information about our commitment to quality and excellent customer service, visit us at https://imperativeinfo.com. If you are an HRCI or SHRM-certified professional, this episode of Good Morning, HR has been pre-approved for half a recertification credit. To obtain the recertification information for this episode, visit https://goodmorninghr.com. About our Guest:Kim Sawyer has over twenty years of diverse business experience; he has started businesses, led companies, and been involved in almost every aspect of a business enterprise.Under Kim's guidance, theWealthSource® coaches and facilitates key business people, teams and enterprises to create extraordinary wealth – in all its forms. They accomplish this primarily by means of individual coaching, their Success-Group™ team coaching program and Enterprise Coaching™, their program to build a “Coaching Culture” in an organization. In addition, theWealthSource® facilitates meetings, management retreats and learning events and provides specialty training in coaching and leadership skills.Kim is also a highly sought-after professional speaker who speaks frequently to companies and industry organizations across the country.Kim's professional mission is to integrate the development of emotional, relational and business competencies to enhance bottom line performance.To achieve his mission, he has created a diverse set of proprietary tools for responding to often dauntingchallenges and changes.Kim is known for challenging and guiding people to consider new perspectives, alternate ways of thinking and innovative actions. He coaches from the larger context of the client system, integrating considerations of the team and organization and engaging team members and chain of command in the process and successful outcome of the coaching.In the first phase of his career, Kim founded, served for ten years as the C.E.O. of, and in 1998 profitably sold his company, Muscles for Hire, L.L.C., a commercial and residential specialty service provider. In 2000, Kim took that expertise in leadership, professional and business effectiveness, and entrepreneurship, and founded theWealthSource®, an executive and enterprise coaching firm.Kim holds a BBA in Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston and an MS in Organizational Development from the University of Texas. He is an ICF Certified Coach and Certified Birkman Consultant. He has been published and interviewed in the Houston Chronicle and other news publications, appeared on CNN Business Radio.Kim has a keen interest in philosophy, spirituality, poetry, science, and technology. He has traveled broadly and served his country in the US Army. Kim resides in Houston, TX with his True Love, awesome young son, and two cuddly pit bulls – a wonderful family whom he loves deeply.A representative sample of Kim's clients include: Continental Airlines, JP Morgan Chase Bank, British Broadcasting Corporation, IBM; Chevron, Trans-Ocean; AET Tankers, Spectra Energy, Winstead, Sechrestand Minick Law Firm, Rice University's Jones School of Business, The City of Lake Jackson, Texas, The Council on Alcohol and Drugs – Houston and numerous regional entrepreneurs.Kim Sawyer can be reached at https://www.theWealthSource.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/coachkimsawyer About Mike Coffey:Mike Coffey is an entrepreneur, human resources professional, licensed private investigator, and HR consultant.In 1999, he founded Imperative, a background investigations firm helping risk-averse companies make well-informed decisions about the people they involve in their business.Today, Imperative serves hundreds of businesses across the US and, through its PFC Caregiver & Household Screening brand, many more private estates, family offices, and personal service agencies.Mike has been recognized as an Entrepreneur of Excellence and has twice been named HR Professional of the Year. Additionally, Imperative has been named the Texas Association of Business' small business of the year and is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association. Mike is a member of the Fort Worth chapter of the Entrepreneurs' Organization and volunteers with the SHRM Texas State Council.Mike maintains his certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) through the HR Certification Institute. He is also a SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).Mike lives in Fort Worth with his very patient wife. He practices yoga and maintains a keto diet, about both of which he will gladly tell you way more than you want to know.Learning Objectives:1. Understand the differences between a management relationship and a coaching relationship.2. Learn strategies and guidelines to build a coaching culture in an organization.3. Analyze the ROI of implementing a coaching culture.
We continue our exploration of 'Inclusivity and Innovation in Engineering.'This is another engaging discussion with Deirdre Hunter, our inspiring guest from the School of Engineering at Rice University. In this episode, Deirdre, first, shatters the myths about engineering and uncovers the real essence of this incredible field!
It's not everyday you talk to a reporter with an MBA.Kalyn Norwood is Hearst Television's White House Correspondent. She joined the company's Washington Bureau in July 2022, right after earning her MBA at Rice Business. An Emmy award-winning journalist, Kalyn landed in Washington D.C. after a stint in Albuquerque, where she worked as an anchor/reporter at KOAT, covering the state of New Mexico. She helped lead the station's election coverage, as well as President Biden's visit to the state. Host Maya Pomroy turns the tables on Kalyn and asks her a few questions about her unique and unconventional flight path from being in front of the camera to hitting the books at Rice. Kalyn shares a day in the life of a Washington D.C. correspondent and how her Rice education has strengthened her ability and understanding of her craft.Owl Have You Know is a production of Rice Business and is produced by University FM.Episode Quotes:Despite being different, you must pursue your goals23:32 - Don't be intimidated by how things are right now and close yourself off to a certain career path or position because you haven't seen anyone that looks like you doing the job. You could be that first. So prepare as if you're able to do the job, and hopefully, by the time you get there, you can be someone that other young girls look up to.Navigating the role of journalism with the rise of social media26:09 - The role of local journalists and those that air on local TV stations, like the work we do here at Hearst TV, is to provide that value and background. So we did the digging, we did the research. We talked to both sides, Republicans and Democrats, on this issue. You saw the headline, but here's the full story, as much as we can give. Like, here's the rest of the story. Here's what both of your interested lawmakers are saying on this. And if you continue to do a great job to provide value to people, they'll watch your stuff.Diversity is an asset22:22 - To me, diversity is only an asset. Not a liability because you're representing a community that's part of America's society. It should only be seen as an asset because there's more that connects us all.Why do we have different views genetically modified food27:50 - I'm so grateful that I decided to go back and get my MBA because I feel I have a better understanding of how the world works. I said at the beginning that everything's a business, but it is true. I think you'll understand your bosses better and the decisions that they make, and hopefully, you can provide value to whatever organization you're in a better way.Show Links:TranscriptGuest Profile: Kalyn Norwood | LinkedIn Kalyn Norwood on Twitter Kalyn Norwood on Instagram
“Peter received a B.S. in Biochemistry and B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Texas, his M.Bs. from the Keck Graduate Institute, and his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Rice University. At the Wyss Institute, Peter... Source
Anshumali Shrivastava is the founder and CEO of ThirdAI Corp. and a professor at Rice University. ThirdAI was founded on the mission of democratizing artificial intelligence and meeting data where its housed. Anshu shares how this founding principal has translated to specific AI tools ThirdAi has developed for its customers. He also shares what he's most excited about when it comes to the future of AI — and how he's growing his company to support the rising interest in the technology.
When Anne C. Klein (Rigzin Drolma) first read that everyone, including her, was already a buddha, she was so shocked that she put down the book she was reading. Now, as a professor of religious studies at Rice University and a teacher at Dawn Mountain Center for Tibetan Buddhism in Houston, she continues to grapple with the relationship between our buddhahood and our humanity. In her new book, "Being Human and a Buddha Too: Longchenpa's Sevenfold Mind Training for a Sunlit Sky," she takes up the question of what it actually means for each of us to be a buddha, as well as what happens to our humanity when we seek awakening. In this episode of Tricycle Talks, Tricycle's editor-in-chief, James Shaheen, sits down with Klein to discuss how she has come to understand buddhahood, the difference between wholeness and perfection, and why she believes that we are all backlit by completeness.
Bryan Blair is the the 14th athletic director in the history of the University of Toledo, is the first African-American to hold the post. When he arrived at Toledo in 2022, he was just 37 years old, the youngest FBS athletic director in the nation at the time. He joined the Rockets after serving as the deputy athletic director and chief operating officer at Washington State University from 2018-22. Prior to his term at WSU, Bryan was the senior associate athletic director at Rice University from 2014-18, which was his second stint at that school. He also served at Rice for the first time as a compliance coordinator from 2011-12. While serving as senior associate AD at Rice, he served as a member of the athletics department's senior leadership team, while overseeing sports medicine, strength and conditioning, sports nutrition, compliance, and seven of the department's 16 NCAA Division I sports programs. Bryan holds a law degree from the University of South Carolina and earned his undergraduate degree in history at Wofford College. Bryan played four seasons as a nose tackle for the Wofford football team from 2003-06. He was a team captain as a senior in 2006 and was named the team's Defensive Lineman of the Year.
Jim Kouzes is the co-author of the award-winning, best-selling book The Leadership Challenge and more than a dozen other books on leadership including the 2021 book Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership. He is also a Fellow of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University. The Wall Street Journal named Jim one of the ten best executive educators in the U.S. and he has received the Distinguished Contribution to Workplace Learning and Performance Award from the American Society for Training and Development (ASTD) among many other professional honors.A Quote From this Episode"If you want those kinds of outcomes, both financial and emotional outcomes, engage in these behaviors more frequently...it's not rocket science."Resources Mentioned in This EpisodeBook: The Leadership Challenge - 7th Edition by Kouzes and PosnerBook: Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership by Kouzes and Posner2023 World Happiness ReportBook: The Yin and the Yang of It All: Rock'n'Roll Memories from the Cusp as Told by a Mixed-Up, Mixed-Race Kid by FayeBook: The Good Life by Waldinger and SchultzAbout The International Leadership Association (ILA)The ILA was created in 1999 to bring together professionals interested in studying, practicing, and teaching leadership. Plan for ILA's 25th Global Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, October 12-15, 2023.About The Boler College of Business at John Carroll UniversityBoler offers four MBA programs – 1 Year Flexible, Hybrid, Online, and Professional. Each MBA track offers flexible timelines and various class structure options (online, in-person, hybrid, asynchronous). Boler's tech core and international study tour opportunities set these MBA programs apart. Rankings highlighted in the intro are taken from CEO Magazine.The International Studying Leadership ConferenceISLC at Copenhagen Business School from December 10-12, 2023About Scott J. AllenWebsiteMy Approach to HostingThe views of my guests do not constitute "truth." Nor do they reflect my personal views in some instances. However, they are views to consider, and I hope they help you clarify your perspective. Nothing can replace your reflection, research, and exploration of the topic.
Peter Sooy is the public outreach lead at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center for the Webb Telescope and the Roman Telescope that is next in line. In this episode, Louis Noel, a recent graduate from Rice University speaks with him about what the day-to-day activities entails in communicating complex engineering missions to lay audiences.See transcript. This podcast is a production of Longitude.site, a 501(c)3 charitable organization, enabling cross-generational conversations that bring scientific endeavors to broad audiences. College students are engaged in leading informational interviews and presenting highlights in our episodes. If you would like to explore partnerships for our programming, please write to us at email@example.com.We hope you enjoy our episodes and share them with friends who may enjoy as well. Support the show
James Tour, Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science and Nanoengineering at Rice University, joins us to discuss the origins of life and the theory of intelligent design, the hostility towards Christianity in the sciences and higher education, advances in nanotechnology and artificial intelligence and what that means for the future, and how science and Christianity can coexist in harmony without negating one another.