NEST360 wins 2021 Innovating for Impact Partnership Award
Wednesday, Dec. 8 2021 10:19am
NEST360, an international alliance with roots at Rice University’s Rice 360º Institute for Global Health, has won the Global Health Technologies Coalition 2021 Innovating for Impact Partnership Award for its efforts to end preventable newborn deaths in African hospitals.
NSF grant supports study of cells’ early decisions
Tuesday, Dec. 7 2021 8:46am
Rice University receives National Science Foundation support to build a model of cell differentiation during the earliest stage of life. The model could help improve researchers’ ability to direct stem cells to a given fate.
Should digital advertisers be taxed on the data they collect from us?
Tuesday, Dec. 7 2021 8:09am
Is it legal — or even appropriate — for governments to tax digital advertisers on the user data collected from consumers? That’s one of the many questions public policy makers must grapple with as they look for new ways to collect taxes from the digital economy, according to a new policy brief from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Fútbol is life
Monday, Dec. 6 2021 9:58am
The Europeans took home the trophy in the 2021 Mini World Cup held Nov. 20
O Christmas tree
Monday, Dec. 6 2021 9:35am
The annual Baker College freshman camping trip to cut down a Christmas tree brought home a beauty this year
Team furry friends Wiess
Monday, Dec. 6 2021 9:31am
The final “Team Family Wiess” get-together of the semester invited Wiess College associates to bring their pets to campus.
Dhamaka explodes with energy
Monday, Dec. 6 2021 9:21am
“Through the Ages” was the theme of this year’s Dhamaka, the annual cultural showcase for the Rice South Asian Society.
People, papers and presentations for Dec. 6, 2021
Monday, Dec. 6 2021 7:36am
The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has appointed Peter Rodriguez, dean of the Jones Graduate School of Business, to its Houston Branch board of directors, and assistant professor of chemistry Julian West has won a Thieme Chemistry Journals Award for early career synthetic chemists.
Audubon project wins D2K Showcase
Friday, Dec. 3 2021 10:47am
Students whose computer vision system can classify birds by species and count them from the air won the Data to Knowledge Lab Showcase.