Rice invites Houston to head back to school Sept. 7


David Ruth

Jeff Falk

Rice invites Houston to head back to school Sept. 7

HOUSTON – (Aug. 25, 2016) – Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies invites the Houston community to head back to school for its “Fall Preview” Sept. 7.

0825_GLASSCOCKA showcase of lifelong learning opportunities, the event will feature a range of free, brief preview lectures highlighting upcoming courses and also allow the community to experience the school’s home, the state-of-the-art Anderson-Clarke Center. Registration is not required.

What: Glasscock School of Continuing Studies’ “Fall Preview” event.

When: 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.

Where: Anderson-Clarke Center on the west side of Rice’s campus at Entrance 8 at Stockton Drive and University Boulevard. Media can park nearby in West Lot 1.

Attendees will be able to learn about a variety of topics, including the 2016 elections, transportation innovations in Houston, iPhone photography, religions of the East and rediscovering one’s creativity.

Presenters will include popular instructors such as Nancy Gisbrecht Bailey, a lecturer in vocal studies, who will speak on “Music and Community: The Soundtrack of Your Life”; Alexis Glynn Latner, a Houston author and editor, who will speak on “Publishing Your Story: Pathways and Pitfalls”; and Christopher Johns-Krull, a professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice, who will speak on “Albert Einstein and 100 Years of Relativity.”

For the complete fall course catalog, see http://glasscock.rice.edu/sites/default/files/RiceU_GSCS_Fall-2016_webFINAL.pdf.

For more information about the Fall Preview, go to http://glasscock.rice.edu/preview.

Members of the news media who want to attend should RSVP to Jeff Falk, associate director of national media relations at Rice, at jfalk@rice.edu or 713-348-6775.

For a map of Rice University’s campus with parking information, go to www.rice.edu/maps.


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About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is associate director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.