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  • From 2001 to 2011, the International Accounting Standards Board and its International Financial Reporting Standards acquired a central position in the practice and regulation of financial reporting around the world. A new book co-authored by Rice’s Stephen Zeff and Dutch accounting professor Kees Camfferman explores and chronicles the board's rise to prominence, which has been accompanied by vivid political debates about its governance and accountability.

    New book by Jones School’s Zeff studies formation of global accounting standards

    From 2001 to 2011, the International Accounting Standards Board and its International Financial Reporting Standards acquired a central position in the practice and regulation of financial reporting around the world. A new book co-authored by Rice’s Stephen Zeff and Dutch accounting professor Kees Camfferman explores and chronicles the board's rise to prominence, which has been accompanied by vivid political debates about its governance and accountability.

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  • In an age of routine air travel, drone aircraft and robotic pilots, it's easy to forget that aviation is difficult and unforgiving. Runway Boys, five Rice University seniors who competed this month in the world's premier collegiate aerospace engineering contest, had a daily reminder for the past eight months.

    Runway Boys fly where no Owls have gone before

    In an age of routine air travel, drone aircraft and robotic pilots, it's easy to forget that aviation is difficult and unforgiving. Runway Boys, five Rice University seniors who competed this month in the world's premier collegiate aerospace engineering contest, had a daily reminder for the past eight months.

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  • Rice University Representative Y. Ping Sun will be honored Thursday by the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council at the organization’s Success to Significance event at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.

    Girl Scouts to honor Ping Sun April 23

    Rice University Representative Y. Ping Sun will be honored Thursday by the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council at the organization’s Success to Significance event at the Hyatt Regency Downtown.

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  • Provost George McLendon will speak at Houston 2035, a daylong conference that will be hosted by the Texas Medical Center May 21. The conference is...

    People, papers and presentations

    Provost George McLendon will speak at Houston 2035, a daylong conference that will be hosted by the Texas Medical Center May 21. The conference is...

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  • Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and a sociology professor, will release findings from the 2015 Kinder Houston Area Survey at a downtown luncheon April 30.

    Rice’s Kinder Institute to release findings from 34th Kinder Houston Area Survey

    Stephen Klineberg, founding director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and a sociology professor, will release findings from the 2015 Kinder Houston Area Survey at a downtown luncheon April 30.

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  • April 21: The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics: ‘Transcription Factor-chromatin Dynamics/Interactions: From Yeast to Cancer’ April 21: Night Owl Safety Walk April 23: Friends of...

    Coming events

    April 21: The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics: ‘Transcription Factor-chromatin Dynamics/Interactions: From Yeast to Cancer’ April 21: Night Owl Safety Walk April 23: Friends of...

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  • Rice’s Office of Public Affairs won six honors at the 2015 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District IV Accolades competition. David Medina,...

    Rice Public Affairs earns CASE awards

    Rice’s Office of Public Affairs won six honors at the 2015 CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District IV Accolades competition. David Medina,...

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