Consumer surveys drive stock prices, research shows
One in four Black teens apathetic about racial justice
Biden administration must take swift action to support science, research, says Baker Institute expert
HOUSTON – (Nov. 9, 2020) – President-elect Joe Biden's efforts to restore competency and trust in federal research agencies will require fundamental -- sometimes counter-intuitive -- changes that will strengthen the use of science in U.S. policy and by the research community, according to an expert at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
University entrepreneurship celebrated at annual Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers Conference
The 2020 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers conference brought together the largest number of attendees in the annual event’s 24-year history to award 17 university entrepreneurship programs top honors.
Remote work causes tax issues for both workers and employers
As employers evaluate whether remote-work arrangements are a viable longterm option, they should consider that these seemingly innocuous arrangements can trigger tax issues for both workers and their employers, according to an expert from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Industrial-strength brine, meet your kryptonite
A thin coating of the 2D nanomaterial hexagonal boron nitride is the key ingredient in a cost-effective technology developed by Rice University engineers for desalinating industrial-strength brine.
Malaria test as simple as a bandage
HOUSTON – (Nov. 2, 2020) – Testing for malaria could become as simple as putting on a bandage.
Study: Death of female soldiers does not diminish support for war
Rice University names student center architect
Rice University has selected international architecture firm Adjaye Associates to lead the design on a new student center that will largely replace the Rice Memorial Center.
In a hurry to develop drugs? Here’s your cHAT
Rice University scientists develop cHAT to simplify the reduction of alkenes to more useful intermediate molecules for drugs and other useful chemical compounds.
Flash graphene rocks strategy for plastic waste
Rice scientists advance their technique to make graphene from waste with a focus on plastic.
Top legal scholars to discuss future of Supreme Court in Nov. 12 Rice U. webinar
HOUSTON – (Oct. 29, 2020) – The future of the U.S. Supreme Court — both immediate and long-term — is the focus of a Rice University webinar Nov. 12 that’s open to the public: “After RBG: American Democracy and the Future of the Supreme Court.”