A new material that packs deadly heat for viruses on its outer surface while staying cool on the reverse side could be used to make sustainable, multiuse personal protective equipment. Marquise Bell, a Rice graduate student who is the lead author of the research, was also part of this year’s NextProf Nexus workshop, a national, competitive faculty development program for engineering students from underrepresented groups.
Granting undocumented immigrants amnesty and legal status would improve the U.S. labor market, argues a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice University is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, by spotlighting the history, contributions and achievements of Latino communities, especially as they relate to the campus community.
A team of Rice University researchers have won a 4-year, $1.2 million grant from the Department of Energy to evaluate the strengths and limitations of different physical systems used to build quantum computers and inform strategies for achieving near-term advances in quantum computing.
As Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s impeachment trial beginsvtoday, Rice University political scientist Mark Jones is available to discuss how the state’s chief law enforcement officer hopes to avoid conviction and removal from office.
The 20th Annual Rice Alliance Energy Tech Venture Forum will see industry leaders showcase energy tech innovations for the shift toward a more sustainable, reliable and lower carbon future on Sept. 21 at Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business.
HOUSTON – (Aug. 31, 2023) – For the first time in the Shepherd School of Music’s history, a comprehensive listing of key performances is being announced today to coincide with the release of a new season brochure and redesigned events website. The Shepherd School has collected guest artists from around the globe to perform and teach this season, joining the existing ranks of renowned artists already among the faculty.
Rice U. engineers developed a lightweight, wearable textile-based device that can deliver complex haptic cues, enabling a user to perform open-world navigation tasks. The device is resilient to regular daily use, withstanding multiple cycles of washing and other damage and repair without loss of function.
Women are just as corrupt as men in Mexican municipal politics, according to a new study from Rice University.
Texas lawmakers introduced hundreds of new laws during the 2023 legislative session that will impact the health and safety of children across the state. Experts will discuss what the new laws mean for both care providers and children in an event from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Religious expression in the workplace — from wearing symbols of one’s beliefs to discussing faith at work — varies from geographic location to location, with Christians more likely to express their faith in the South, Jews most likely in the Northeast and Muslims most likely to do so out West, according to a new paper from researchers at Rice University’s Boniuk Institute and its Religion and Public Life Program, Purdue University, West Virginia University and Wheaton College.
Rice University’s Office of Innovation has named Adrian Trömel as assistant vice president for strategy and investments.
The Renewable Energy Alliance – Houston (REAL) will present its Second Annual Renewable Energy Leadership Conference at Rice University to explore the impact of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) signed one year ago.
Rice U. bioengineers developed a platform that enhances survival and function of probiotics engineered to diagnose inflammatory bowel disease in animals. The technology holds promise for minimally invasive disease monitoring and advanced smart therapeutics.
The first 12 chapters of the textbook Organic Chemistry: A Tenth Edition are now freely accessible to students through OpenStax, an educational initiative of Rice University. On Sept. 12, students and faculty will have free access online to the full version of this historically costly textbook that is a required material for organic chemistry courses nationwide.