Rice’s Moody Center for the Arts commissioned three Houston-based artists, including Rice professor Kenneth Tam, to bring the Provisional Campus Facilities (PCFs) to life.
A new book detailing President Reginald DesRoches inauguration and early days at the helm of the university is available for viewing online.
Rice joined forces with Texas Southern University to host the National Urban League’s Youth Leadership Summit .
David Medina, director of Multicultural Community Relations, presents Queen Sofia of Spain a gift on behalf of Rice University at the Julia Ideson Library, where she took part in a ceremony to celebrate the unveiling of the digital Portal of Hispanic History.
Like many other colleges and universities, Rice has closely followed the affirmative action cases before the Supreme Court and begun to prepare for various outcomes.
As we approach the one-year mark of my presidency, I want to share a summary and update on important developments that have taken place over the past 12 months and speak to my plans for the coming academic year.
Fred Oswald, the Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Psychology in Rice University’s School of Social Sciences, is a member of The National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee.
Upon recommendations from the University Committee on Faculty and Staff Benefits and the President's Parental Leave Working Group, we are pleased to announce that the campus has approved a new staff Paid Parental Leave policy and an updated Short-Term Disability policy. Both policies will go into effect on July 1, 2023.
Rice’s Department of Political Science, part of the School of Social Sciences, is ranked No. 8 in new rankings of journal research productivity.
A Rice clue was featured in the May 13 edition of the New York Times crossword puzzle.
President Reginald DesRoches joined family members and friends of the late Rice Trustee Emeritus Ralph O’Connor’s family for a dinner and early preview of the landmark new science and engineering building named in his honor.
It is with great sadness that I share with you the unexpected passing of our esteemed colleague, Triny Carranza, on May 7. Her sudden departure has left a profound sense of loss that will be felt deeply by the Rice community.
Rice alumni gathered at the Post Oak Hotel May 4 to honor outstanding fellow Owls for their extraordinary achievements and contributions to the university community.
At the Association of Rice Alumni’s 2023 Laureates Awards ceremony May 4, the group will bestow its highest honor — the Gold Medal Award — to Kathleen Shive Matthews and Scott W. Wise. The annual ceremony also honored several prominent alumni with the Distinguished Alumni Award and several members of the Rice community with the Meritorious Service Award.
Susan McIntosh, the Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Anthropology, was celebrated April 18 for her 40-plus-year career at Rice.