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  • Ask any Rice student or alum, and most would agree that O-Week, the university's program to familiarize incoming students with Rice, is one of their most memorable and cherished college experiences.

    The people behind O-Week

    Ask any Rice student or alum, and most would agree that O-Week, the university's program to familiarize incoming students with Rice, is one of their most memorable and cherished college experiences.

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  • Throughout O-Week, Rice University's new Owls had no shortage of activities – from bonding at their respective residential colleges to pep rallies and picnics. However, the students also spent a significant amount of time attending informational sessions to learn about campus policies and the various resources available to them on campus.

    Rice’s new Owls learn about campus resources and policies

    Throughout O-Week, Rice University's new Owls had no shortage of activities – from bonding at their respective residential colleges to pep rallies and picnics. However, the students also spent a significant amount of time attending informational sessions to learn about campus policies and the various resources available to them on campus.

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  • Aug. 25: The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics: ‘Estimating Transcription Factor-Chromatin Dynamics Across the Yeast Genome’ Sept. 1: Rice Science Cafe: ‘Taking the Vital Signs of Our...

    Coming events

    Aug. 25: The Center for Theoretical Biological Physics: ‘Estimating Transcription Factor-Chromatin Dynamics Across the Yeast Genome’ Sept. 1: Rice Science Cafe: ‘Taking the Vital Signs of Our...

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  • After a week of activities to better acquaint themselves with Rice University, the Class of 2019 concluded O-Week with the annual Outreach Day.

    O-Week concludes with outreach

    After a week of activities to better acquaint themselves with Rice University, the Class of 2019 concluded O-Week with the annual Outreach Day.

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  • Rice University’s Black Student Association, Hispanic Association for Cultural Enrichment at Rice and the Office of International Students and Scholars welcomed freshmen with receptions on campus during O-Week.

    Celebrating diversity at Rice

    Rice University’s Black Student Association, Hispanic Association for Cultural Enrichment at Rice and the Office of International Students and Scholars welcomed freshmen with receptions on campus during O-Week.

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  • All good things must come to an end, and O-Week 2015 drew to a close with the annual Welcome Back Festival Aug. 23.

    O-Week ends with Welcome Back Day Festival

    All good things must come to an end, and O-Week 2015 drew to a close with the annual Welcome Back Festival Aug. 23.

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  • The start of the school year brings new leadership to Rice’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance. Paula Sanders, vice provost for academic affairs and professor of history, has become  the institute’s interim director, and Islam scholar and Rice alumna Zahra Jamal ‘00 is the institute’s associate director for community engagement. Their new roles began July 1.

    New leadership at the Boniuk Institute

    The start of the school year brings new leadership to Rice’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance. Paula Sanders, vice provost for academic affairs and professor of history, has become the institute’s interim director, and Islam scholar and Rice alumna Zahra Jamal ‘00 is the institute’s associate director for community engagement. Their new roles began July 1.

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