Amy Dittmar, a distinguished scholar with an extensive background in economics, finance and university administration, has been named the new provost of Rice University.
Rice computer scientists develop a method that allows humans to help complex robots build efficient solutions to “see” their environments and carry out tasks.
Stefanie Johnson, acclaimed leadership author, professor and keynote speaker, has been named the new director of the Doerr Institute for New Leaders at Rice University. She will take over for outgoing director Tom Kolditz July 1.
Widowed individuals experiencing intense grief after the loss of their spouse experience a significant increase in body inflammation following other stressful events, according to new research from Rice University.
A new study suggests parents accustomed to home schooling felt more resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic than those whose public-school children were suddenly housebound, especially when the latter parents did not meet recommendations for physical activity.
The president of El Colegio de México will speak on challenges testing the United States-Mexico relationship at a June 15 Baker Institute for Public Policy event.
The Baker Institute Board of Advisors added five new members in April, with expertise ranging from business and health to energy, finance and software. The new members are Greg Armstrong, Paul Hobby, Rob Kaplan, Arshad Matin and Wade Rakes.
Rice University materials theorists model a contoured surface overlaid with 2D materials and find it possible to control their electronic and magnetic properties. The discovery could simplify research into many-body effects, including quantum systems.
Rice engineers mimic atom-scale grain boundaries with magnetic particles to see how shear stress influences their movement.
Rice scientists have created light-activated molecular drills that can kill antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Disbanding city police departments and shifting law enforcement responsibilities to county governments appears to have no affect on overall crime rates and leads to fewer police-related deaths, according to new Rice University research. But the same study indicates those communities may be less likely to report their crime statistics to the FBI.
Preventing firearm-related injury and death will be the topic of a June 21 event from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Ambassador David M. Satterfield, who has over four decades of diplomatic service and policy and management leadership experience in the United States and overseas in the Near East and Europe, has been named the new director of Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Entrepreneurs who are interested in running a startup that can impact the energy transition can apply to be matched with a novel technology in a new Chevron Studio program through Rice Alliance.
The mental health of Black and Hispanic veterans improved when Barack Obama was elected president, according to new research from Rice University.