Rice was featured in Travel and Leisure magazine as one of the most beautiful campuses in America. Ranked No. 7 of the top 25, the university is noted for the iconic Lovett Hall, beautiful architecture and rose bricking.
Robert L. Moody , longtime Rice supporter, benefactor and transformational Galveston community leader, died Nov. 7. He was 88.
Ngozi Ukazu, graphic novel author and illustrator, recently visited David Messmer’s class African American Comics and Graphic Novels as a guest lecturer.
Construction activities for Rice’s reimagined Academic Quadrangle will begin Nov. 6. From this time and through April, the Academic Quad’s main spaces and some access points will be closed to pedestrian traffic.
The campus will welcome alumni, students, faculty, staff and families for Rice Alumni Weekend Nov. 3-4. Part homecoming, part class reunion and part family weekend, the 48 hours promise something for everyone.
People, papers and presentations
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.