Quality of Life — News and Press Releases

Date Title/Source Organization Category
08-10-2017 Delicate Relations to the Real: Walking Donald Barthelme’s Houston — LA Review of Books
07-26-2017 Affordable housing – City needs real action, not just gimmicks, as Houstonians face new pressure — Houston Chronicle
06-20-2017 Emancipation Avenue a home for economic dreams in Third Ward — Houston Chronicle ,
06-08-2017 Ground breaks on Steven Holl’s design for the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston — The Architect's Newspaper
06-08-2017 More groundbreaking at MFAH — Glasstire
06-01-2017 MFAH breaks ground on Nancy and Rich Kinder building ,
06-01-2017 MFAH groundbreaking helps spur imagination for the future — Houston Chronicle
06-01-2017 Museum of Fine Arts Houston’s $450M expansion hits milestone — Houston Business Journal
06-01-2017 ‘Now the real fun time starts’ after MFAH breaks ground on new building — CultureMap
05-31-2017 MFAH Marks Milestone in Campus Redevelopment Project, As Nancy and Rich Kinder Building Breaks Ground ,
05-09-2017 How Houston has become the most diverse place in America — Los Angeles Times
05-04-2017 Taking Houstonians’ pulse on traffic, crime, immigration and more
05-01-2017 The state of Houston transportation, and the Houston Area Survey — Houston Matters
05-01-2017 Kinder study highlights traffic concerns, optimism for economy — Houston Business Journal
05-01-2017 Traffic Is Still the Worst, But Houstonians Are Bullish on Jobs and Safety in Annual Rice Survey — Houston Press
05-01-2017 Kinder survey shows racial divides even as immigration attitudes improve — Houston Chronicle
05-01-2017 2017 Kinder Houston Area Survey – Most residents would stay in Houston even if given a choice to move
03-15-2017 The Black Voice – Emancipation Economic Development Council (EEDC) — Fox 26
01-25-2017 Emancipation Economic Development Council receives $460,000 from Kinder Foundation to fund community impact projects ,
01-24-2017 Promoting the arts — Houston Chronicle ,
11-01-2016 Rain: Magdalena Fernández at the Houston Cistern , , ,
08-09-2016 Houston pension liability has doubled since 2008 to $3.9 billion — Report from Rice’s Kinder Institute provides overview of Houston pensions and options for reform
08-09-2016 How Houston got into a $4 billion pension mess — Houston Chronicle
08-09-2016 Here’s how Houston can fix its pension problem — Houston Business Journal
07-12-2016 At interdisciplinary conference, Houston highlights its new relationship to the natural landscape — The Architect's Newspaper , , ,
07-05-2016 Third Ward Plan — Houston Chronicle
05-19-2016 Young Mothers Residential Program at Project Row Houses receives Kinder Foundation gift
05-09-2016 City leadership 1,200 strong applauds Kinder Institute’s Stephen Klineberg — CultureMap
04-25-2016 New Houston Area Survey Shows Houstonians Want An Equal Rights Ordinance — Houston Public Media
04-25-2016 Houstonians fairly upbeat despite oil price crash — Houston Chronicle
04-10-2016 Bayou Bend Garden Party soars with perfect weather, blue bloods and serious greenbacks — CultureMap ,
03-08-2016 How Houston got beautiful. (At least in places.) — Houston Chronicle , ,
02-01-2016 Rice’s Kinder Institute receives major donation — Houston Business Journal
02-01-2016 Kinder grant seeks solutions to ‘complex issues’ — Houston Chronicle
02-01-2016 Rice to receive $7 million from Houston Endowment for urban research
10-27-2015 Gary Tinterow, Hometown Boy Made Good, Goes Home to Houston — New York Times ,
10-16-2015 MFAH breaks ground on campus and Glassell School ,
10-16-2015 New York is “boring” while Houston art scene thrives, architect tells crowd at MFAH groundbreaking — Culture Map ,
09-23-2015 Green Acres — Texas Monthly , , ,
09-15-2015 Buffalo Bayou Park is getting ready to open — Houston Press
08-25-2015 Kinder Institute for Urban Research’s Urban Edge – Director’s Address
08-25-2015 Kinder Institute for Urban Research’s Urban Edge – Director’s Addess
05-14-2015 How to make sure philanthropy pays off , , ,
05-04-2015 The Bayou City — Urban Land Magazine (May)
03-29-2015 Capital campaigns attract large donations for Houston arts groups — Houston Chronicle
03-03-2015 Rich and Nancy Kinder open up on foundation’s biggest projects — Houston Business Journal , , , ,
01-23-2015 Museum of Fine Arts Houston Expands Its Campus and Steven Holl’s Reputation — Blouin
01-22-2015 Can a Massive Museum Expansion Get Texans Walking? — The Atlantic - City Lab
01-17-2015 Planned expansion of Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts is a bright idea — Dallas Morning News
01-16-2015 Big Donors Power $450-Million Makeover for Houston Museum — Chronicle of Philanthropy
01-16-2015 Transformational: Campus expansion of The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston will reflect the city’s spirit — Houston Chronicle
01-15-2015 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Unveils Designs for Campus Redevelopment, with more than 70 Percent of Funding Goal Secured
01-15-2015 Houston’s Museum of Fine Arts Reveals Expansion Plans — Wall Street Journal
01-14-2015 Nancy and Rich Kinder Building for 20th and 21st Century Art Announced as Part of MFAH Redevelopment Project
01-13-2015 Texan billionaires shell out for $450m MFA Houston expansion — The Art Newspaper
01-13-2015 Museum of Fine Arts to undergo $450M redevelopment, chaired by Rich Kinder — Houston Business Journal
01-13-2015 Museum of Fine Arts unveils $450 million expansion plan with new buildings, roof garden, top-tier restaurant — CultureMap
01-13-2015 Museum of Fine Arts Houston unveils dramatic $450 million redevelopment plan — Houston Chronicle
12-29-2014 Rice’s expanding Kinder Institute to use ‘Houston laboratory’ to elevate city — Houston Chronicle
08-07-2014 Nationally Recognized Planner Bill Fulton to head Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research
08-07-2014 Rice University’s Kinder Institute names new director — Houston Business Journal
08-01-2014 ‘Visionary’ planning director Bill Fulton to depart for Rice University — Times of San Diego
08-01-2014 ‘The Century of Cities’: Kinder Institute names an urban planner as its new director — Houston Chronicle
08-01-2014 Nationally recognized urban planner William Fulton named director of Kinder Institute
05-12-2014 Facing Challenge to Execution, Texas Calls Its Process the Gold Standard [Kinder Houston Area Survey] — New York Times
01-09-2014 Mantle Cell Lymphona Research At MD Anderson Gets $1 Million Donation From Kinder Foundation — BioNews Texas
01-06-2014 Kinder Foundation donates $1M to M.D. Anderson Cancer Center — Houston Business Journal
01-06-2014 Kinder Foundation commits $1 million for mantle cell lymphoma resesearch
11-12-2013 KUHF Conversations: Who In Houston Values Education Beyond High School The Most — KUHF-FM
04-24-2013 Survey finds area growing in ‘tolerant traditionalists’ — Houston Chronicle
04-24-2013 New survey paints Houston as the pulse of the nation — KHOU-TV (CBS)
04-24-2013 Survey says … ‘rise of the rest’ driven by younger generation — KRIV-TV (FOX)
04-23-2013 According To Survey, Houstonians’ Perception Of Economy Differs From Personal Experiences — KUHF-FM Houston Public Radio
03-21-2013 Kinder Foundation Donates $1 Million to Feed Hungry Kids — KUHF-FM Houston Public Radio
03-20-2013 $1 million Kinder gift to Backpack Buddy effort means fewer school kids arrive hungry — Houston Chronicle
03-18-2013 Kinder Foundation donates $1 million to Houston Food Bank — Houston Business Journal
03-18-2013 Houston Food Bank announces $1 million gift from the Kinder Foundation to provide for chronically hungry children
10-28-2012 Research unraveling the risks of deadly hidden heart problems — Houston Chronicle
08-20-2012 Dutch soccer star treated at Texas Heart Institute — West U Ultimate
04-24-2012 Dr. Stephen Klineberg on Kinder Houston Area Survey — KUHF-FM Houston Public Radio
04-23-2012 Mass transit gains momentum in Houston Area Survey — Houston Chronicle
04-18-2011 There’s no place like home — (Kinder Houston Area Survey) Houston Chronicle
11-22-2010 High on our town: Rich and Nancy Kinder are hellbent on making Houston a better city — Houston Chronicle
11-17-2010 Rice announces the Kinder Institute for Urban Research
11-11-2010 Texas Heart Institute, Houston ISD Announce Medical Research Program to Screen/Study 10,000 Houston Students/Athletes for Heart Conditions Associated With Sudden Cardiac Death