OpenStax, Rice University’s educational technology initiative, will see 10 colleges and universities join its Institutional Partner Program for the 2022-2023 school year. All of those institutions will receive support from OpenStax experts as they work to save students’ money by increasing the use of free, openly licensed textbooks on their campuses.
President Biden has appointed Ruth López Turley, director of Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research and professor of sociology, to the National Board for Education Sciences.
The future of relations between the United States and the Middle East – particularly Iran – will be the focus of a Nov. 1 conference at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice University will host the Fall 2022 Black Leadership Across Campuses (BLAC) symposium in Farnsworth Pavilion Oct. 28 and 29. The symposium will be the first in a series of conferences addressing a wide range of themes that explore the mission and cultural worlds framed by historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
The latest project led by noted Houston-based artist Deborah D.E.E.P. Mouton, former Houston poet laureate and current artist in residence at the Rice University Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning (CERCL), opens to the public at the Moody Center for the Arts Oct. 27. An opening reception will take place at the Moody from 6 to 8 p.m. that evening.
A Rice lab leads the effort to reveal threats to the efficacy of gene editing, even when it appears to be working.
Rice’s Shepherd School of Music will celebrate the life and legacy of late conductor Larry Rachleff Oct. 29 with a musical tribute from those who knew and loved him best.
Risk-limiting audits that effectively verify the results of an election are underutilized in the United States.
Antidepressants only have about a 30% rate of effectiveness, and it can take a month or longer for them to fully take effect in patients. In addition, patients often have to try several different drugs before finding one that works.
The year is 1946, and it’s an unbearably hot day on the east side of Manhattan. Drama abounds, from neighborhood gossip to romantic affairs to daily squabbles.
Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business will host its annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) conference on campus Oct. 28.
Rice University engineers have developed a stable water-splitting catalyst for clean hydrogen generation that could potentially replace expensive iridium catalysts.
Rice is named as one of the nation’s top 10 universities in newly released rankings from WalletHub.
The international community must prepare for “climate change refugees” — displaced either within their home countries or across borders — experts from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy argue in a new report.
Experts from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy are available to speak on the United States’ relations with Saudi Arabia and how they can affect prices at the gas pump as well as perceptions of the American government.