Amidst a sea of academic regalia, more than 700 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral Owls concluded the latest chapter of their respective life stories and embarked on the next at the 2023 Rice University December commencement ceremony in Tudor Fieldhouse Dec. 5.
Key leaders from the Houston and French space industries will discuss the future of spaceflight at a conference at the Rice Global Paris Center Dec. 4-6.
Peter Hartley, the George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics at Rice, is the 2023 recipient of the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) Adelman-Frankel Award.
As the holiday season approaches, Rice’s Shepherd School of Music has a number of events on tap for concertgoers to enjoy.
A number of Rice University Shepherd School of Music alumni will be up for Grammy gold at the 66th annual Grammy Awards ceremony Feb. 4 at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.
After former President Donald Trump announced the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2017, beneficiaries of it experienced significantly higher levels of distress and post-traumatic stress diagnoses than their non-DACA counterparts, according to a new study from Rice University.
Grammy Award-winning conductor and former Houston Symphony music director Hans Graf rehearses with the Rice Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra prior to its Oct. 27 performance. He conducted the orchestra in an exhilarating musical program titled “Fire and Ice,” featuring the work of Scriabin, Sibelius and Stravinsky.
Imagine being able to replicate the sound of the finest organs from cathedrals and concert halls around the world without ever having to travel.
Luz Garcini, an assistant professor of psychological sciences at Rice University and interim director of Community Health at the university’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research, is a recipient of the American Psychological Association’s Achievement Award for Early Career Psychologists.
Robert Santos, director of the U.S. Census Bureau, will discuss leveraging data to advance equity and diversity, lessons learned from the 2020 census and his plans to reach historically undercounted communities in 2030 at a Rice Kinder Forum event Nov. 8.
Mark Ditman, a longtime Rice employee who retired June 30 after nearly 29 years of service, is the inaugural recipient of the Y. Ping Sun Award for Outstanding Community Engagement.
Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music will present Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin,” Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Morrison Theater at Brockman Hall for Opera . The romantic work is helmed by director Paul Curran with conductor Stephanie Rhodes Russell and the Shepherd School Chamber Orchestra under the tutelage of Joshua Winograde, director of opera studies.
As early voting kicks off in Texas this week, Rice University experts are available to discuss the Nov. 7 election.
Rice welcomed guests from the United Arab Emirates Oct. 12 and 17 as they toured the university’s BioScience Research Collaborative.
Rice Staff Council hosted its Fall Staff Social Oct. 20 at Valhalla. Staff members mingled while enjoying free food, drinks and conversation with their fellow colleagues and the university administration. Photos by Amy McCaig.