Black employees face a host of subtle verbal, behavioral and environmental slights related to their physical appearance, work ethic, integrity and more, causing job dissatisfaction and burnout, according to a new study from Rice University.
Oswald serves as panelist in The Reactor Room May. 2, 2022
Fred Oswald, a professor of psychological sciences at Rice, was recently a panelist for The Reactor Room, Spectrum Fusion’s program dedicated to assessing and developing the talent of autistic adults.
Lauding the Leebrons May. 2, 2022
Hailed as “wonderful leaders” and “a positive force for Rice,” President David Leebron and his wife, Y. Ping Sun, were celebrated with a gala at the Ion April 29 honoring nearly two decades of service to a university that, as one attendee put it, “is better for all they have invested in our institution.”
Rice process aims to strip ammonia from wastewater May. 2, 2022
Engineers develop a high-performance nanowire catalyst that pulls ammonia and solid ammonia (fertilizer) from nitrate in wastewater.
Inventing a hands-free electric longboard was a passion project for the graduating Rice seniors on Team “Breadboard,” all avid longboarders and skateboarders. But rolling out of this year’s George R. Brown Engineering Design Showcase with the top prize was a welcome reward for all the long nights and bumps in the road the team worked through along the way.
An award-winning team of Rice University engineering students that includes three Rice football players has reverse engineered a robotic drug-smuggling semi-submersible to help the U.S. Coast Guard fight foreign drug cartels.
Dogtrot destined to help solve housing issues May. 2, 2022
Rice Architecture Construct shows off its Auxiliary ADU, an energy-efficient accessory dwelling unit in Houston’s First Ward.
More than 150 people attended the SSPEED Center’s April 28-29 conference on on “Post-Harvey Climate and Flood Impacts on the Built Environment.”
A new Rice University-led analysis of the remains of ancient predators reveals new information about how prehistoric humans did – or didn’t – find their food.
Rice to hold 109th commencement May 6-7 May. 2, 2022
Historic Rice Stadium will host ceremonies for the 109th commencement of Rice University May 6 and 7, highlighted by an address from a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.
A Rice University study found “race-blind” automatic admissions policies at Texas’ state universities boosted diversity in highly segregated school districts, especially in rural areas of the Lone Star State.
Energy Venture Day back in-person at the Ion Apr. 28, 2022
Rice Alliance’s Energy Venture Day will host 40 new energy businesses at an energy pitch and networking event May 3 at the Ion.
Houston birdwatcher turned to listening in the pandemic Apr. 28, 2022
A Rice geologist’s birding hobby branched out into citizen science during the pandemic.
A new research brief from Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research has found that English learners have the most success when they stick with a single program — regardless of program type — and skills from their home language are incorporated in their education.
A panel of experts will explore recent trends in international trade and provide policy recommendations for strengthening the global system during a May 4 event hosted by Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.