HOUSTON – (Dec. 1, 2021) – Ruth López Turley, a prolific education researcher, professor of sociology and director of Rice University's Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC), has been selected as the next director of the university's Kinder Institute for Urban Research after current director Bill Fulton steps down June 30, 2022.
Artificial intelligence technology is now used by a growing number of companies looking to hire the best employees, but new research from Rice University warns how it can incorporate biases and overlook important characteristics among job applicants.
Houston’s supply of affordable housing is on the decline, and a new report from Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research says the city must take advantage of community, state and federal support to reverse the trend.
One in 10 Houston-area high schoolers who change schools during the academic year end up dropping out, a rate 40% higher than peers who do not change schools, according to a new study released today by the Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC).
How many part-time college jobs put you smack-dab in the middle of the World Series?
College students significantly improved their research skills by participating in the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program, according to a new study from a Rice University psychologist.
The history of the Uyghur homeland and the ongoing Uyghur genocide being carried out by the Chinese government will be the focus of a Nov. 4 event to be held from 1-2 p.m. in Kraft Hall 110.
Rice University's Brockman Hall for Opera was this year’s winner of the Associated General Contractors of America Build America Award in the Construction Management, New Under $99 Million category.
Students who are suspended from school even once are much more likely to have contact with the juvenile justice system, according to new research from Rice University's Houston Education Research Consortium (HERC), which also shows that students who come in contact with the juvenile justice system are more likely to face suspension.
Many Latino families chose virtual learning for their children instead of returning to the classroom last fall in an effort to minimize health risks and protect vulnerable family members from COVID-19, according to a new study from a Rice University sociologist.
Short-term training programs for health care careers significantly boosted employment and income for Hispanics involved in a new study from Rice University, helping them overcome long-standing achievement gaps exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Geneticists and archaeologists studying ancient DNA should engage with stakeholders in the places where they conduct research, minimize damage to human remains and share their data, according to new guidelines outlined in a paper co-authored by a Rice University anthropologist and published today in Nature.
The Game Theory Society was created in 1999 to promote research, teaching and application of game theory.
An innovative new program in Rice University's School of Social Sciences helps students build connections while learning the necessary skills to become top-notch researchers.
Ruth López Turley and Stephen Klineberg were honored at the 2021 Accolades Luncheon Oct. 8.