Negotiating lower health insurance premiums could help Fortune 500 companies increase profits while maintaining high-quality coverage for their workers, according to a new research paper from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Online learners can follow Rice biologist and author Scott Solomon into the wild through an engaging series of courses focused on ecology, evolution and biodiversity.
Soft robotics researchers from Rice and Harvard have created a nonelectronic control system that uses air to process information.
Kiese Laymon, the renowned Black Southern writer and the Libbie Shearn Moody Professor of Creative Writing and English in the School of Humanities, introduced himself to the Rice community at large during a lively reading and welcome reception Sept. 8.
Voting at stadiums wins fans across America Sep. 26, 2022
Sports teams across America scored a victory with voters in 2020 when their stadiums did double duty as polling places, according to a new study conducted by a Rice University political scientist and his fellow researchers.
Rice has again embarked on its annual campaign to raise support for its partner in philanthropy, United Way of Greater Houston, which works to move people to financial stability.
A new study from Rice University and the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio finds health care workers need better training on communication, mental health and culture to support immigrant mental health needs.
The Baker Institute’s Center for the United States and Mexico is hosting Tran Dang, founder and executive director of The Rhizome Center for Migrants who will discuss her recent publication about the lack of consular services and protections that exist for American spouses and children of the more than 4 million Mexican migrants who have been deported from the U.S. since 2008.
The Glasscock School and Rice leaders celebrated 55 years with a Sept. 22 party at the Anderson-Clarke Center.
A new $50 million grant from the Kinder Foundation will empower Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research as it focuses on a bold vision for “inclusive prosperity” — ensuring that everyone can contribute to Houston's success and share in its opportunities.
Rice Business and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center have launched a new health care leadership program designed to help executives navigate the complexity of running health care organizations.
Bird’s enzyme points toward novel therapies Sep. 22, 2022
Rice University chemists find a rare genetic pathway that helps mammalian cells become drug factories or sensors by synthesizing noncanonical amino acids. The clues came from an uncommon bird.
RNA-editing tool a fast, sensitive test for COVID-19 Sep. 22, 2022
Researchers at Rice University and the University of Connecticut modify a gene editing tool to serve as a highly sensitive diagnostic test for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Rice bioscientists have created bacteria that self-assembles into a material like putty that could soak up pollutants.
Ten new ventures were named the “Most Promising Companies" at the 19th annual Rice Alliance Energy Tech Venture Forum.