Contact Us

Rice University News and Media Relations Team

Suite 200, Allen Center,
MS 300
Houston, TX 77005-2659

To reach the team member who is on call after hours, phone 713-348-6774.


B.J. Almond, senior director
713-348-6770, balmond@rice.edu

Academic Affairs
Admissions
Budget
Crisis Management Team
Development and Alumni Relations
Finance and Administration
General Counsel
Human Resources
Information Technology
Investments
President’s Office
Program in Writing and Communication
Provost’s Office
Public Affairs
Research
Rice Management Company
Rice Thresher
Rice University Police Department
Strategic Initiatives and Digital Education

David Ruth, director for national media relations
713-348-6327, david@rice.edu

Monitors all beats for stories that have potential interest to national media
Energy and Environmental Initiative (EEi)
Government Relations
OpenStax
Rice Athletics (for administrative matters)

Jade Boyd, science editor and associate director
713-348-6778,
jadeboyd@rice.edu

George R. Brown School of Engineering
Institute for Biosciences and Bioengineering
Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology (K2I)
Rice 360° Institute for Global Health
Technology Transfer
Wiess School of Natural Sciences

Jeff Falk, associate director for national media relations
713-348-6775, jfalk@rice.edu

Baker Institute for Public Policy
Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance
Chao Center for Asian Studies
Doerr Institute for New Leaders
Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Jones Graduate School of Business
Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship
Rice Entrepreneurship Initiative

Amy McCaig, senior media relations specialist
713-348-6777,
amym@rice.edu

Kinder Institute for Urban Research
School of Social Sciences
Shell Center for Sustainability
Shepherd School of Music

Katharine Shilcutt, media relations specialist
713-348-6760, kshilcutt@rice.edu

Center for Civic Leadership
Center for Career Development
Center for Education
Center for Teaching Excellence
Center for Written, Oral and Visual Communication
Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Fellows
Dean of Undergraduates (Student Affairs)
Fondren Library
Graduate Student Association
International Students and Scholars
Moody Center for the Arts
Program in Writing and Communication
Residential Colleges
Rice Counseling Center
Rice Media Center
Rice Public Art
School of Humanities
Student Association

Mike Williams, senior media relations specialist
713-348-6728, mikewilliams@rice.edu

George R. Brown School of Engineering
Center for Theoretical Biological Physics
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen
School of Architecture, including Rice Design Alliance
Wiess School of Natural Sciences

Jennifer Evans, senior editor
713-348-6772, jevans@rice.edu

Academic Advising
Facilities Engineering and Planning
Gibbs Recreation and Wellness CenterHuman Resources
Information Technology (for Rice News)
Multicultural Affairs
Naval Sciences
Rice Children’s Campus
Rice Memorial Center/Ley Student Center
Rice News

Arie Wilson Passwaters, Web editor
713-348-6773, arie@rice.edu

@Rice (alumni newsletter)
Archived photos
Coming Events calendar in Rice News
Metrics
Faculty awards (for commencement)
People, Papers, Presentations (PPPs) in Rice News
Rice News
Student awards

Matt Wilson, news analyst
713-348-3930, matt.wilson@rice.edu

Dateline Rice
Hometown news releases

Brandon Martin, manager of videography
713-348-3535, bmartin@rice.edu

All beats, as needed