A new study from Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio finds health care workers need better training on communication, mental health and culture to support immigrant mental health needs.
A new $50 million grant from the Kinder Foundation will empower Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research as it focuses on a bold vision for “inclusive prosperity” — ensuring that everyone can contribute to Houston's success and share in its opportunities.
On Sept. 15, Rice’s School of Social Sciences hosted the semester’s first “Research Relay,” providing an informal setting to allow faculty to learn about each other’s research, promote informal discussions and stimulate collaborations.
Three years after Rice anthropologists Cymene Howe and Dominic Boyer received worldwide media attention for hosting a funeral for Iceland's first major glacier lost to climate change, their project has inspired a Belgian performance artist to replace 1 ton of ice on the site of the former glacier.
Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Rice University historian Aysha Pollnitz is available to discuss the queen’s historic reign. Meanwhile, David Alexander, the director of the Rice Space Institute and an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE), is available to share his thoughts.
A new Rice University and University of Nevada, Las Vegas study on Americans’ attitudes about military intervention finds the public prefers when the U.S. works with other military powers, protects civilians and resolves conflicts peacefully.
A dynamic multimedia music experience awaits concertgoers at the Sept. 18 world premiere of a cello work by Shih-Hui Chen, a professor of composition at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.
A new album from longtime piano-cello duo Jeanne Kierman Fischer and Norman Fischer, both professors at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, commemorates the 50th anniversary of the twosome performing together with music expressing the pain of loss and the hope for a better tomorrow.
As Houston prepares to mark the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the second-costliest hurricane to ever hit the United States, Rice sociologist Anna Rhodes is available to discuss her new book examining the storm’s impact on the middle class.
Jamey Rootes, longtime president of the Houston Texans who was recently appointed to head the Hutchinson Leadership Initiative in Sport Analytics in Rice's Department of Sport Management, died Aug 21. He was 56.
New research from sociologists at Rice University and West Virginia University finds that almost 20% of Muslims report having been harassed by the police specifically because of their religion, more than four times the rate reported by people of other faiths.
Jamey Rootes, former president of the Houston Texans, has joined Rice University’s Department of Sport Management and will head the newly created Hutchinson Leadership Initiative in Sport Analytics.
The devastation of Hurricane Harvey, the second-costliest hurricane to ever hit the United States, wasn’t limited just to the most vulnerable residents in its path — it was also felt intensely by the middle class. Those struggles are the focus of a new book by sociologists from Rice University and the University of Wisconsin.
As the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Harvey approaches, Rice University experts are available to discuss the storm’s ongoing impact.
Larry Rachleff, the longtime conductor of the Rice Shepherd School of Music symphony and chamber orchestras who was renowned throughout the classical music world for his deep musical understanding, powerful interpretation of scores and rapport with performance ensembles, died Aug. 8 after a long battle with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. He was 67.