Rice University’s School of Architecture hosted a launch event to unveil “Cite 104,” the latest edition of Cite: The Architecture and Design Review of Houston, and to celebrate the publication’s 40th anniversary Nov. 15 at Basket Books & Art.
Key leaders from the Houston and French space industries will discuss the future of spaceflight at a conference at the Rice Global Paris Center Dec. 4-6.
OpenStax’s newest textbook, “Workplace Software and Skills,” addresses the evolving needs of college and university students preparing for their careers with free, customizable resources. Just like the other 65 textbooks freely available in Rice University’s OpenStax library, this textbook is openly licensed and peer-reviewed.
Astronomers have uncovered evidence of an extragalactic accretion disk for the first time.
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Imani Perry led two consecutive nights of engaging and wide-ranging discussions Nov. 15-16 at Rice University as the latest speaker in the School of Humanities’ Campbell Lecture Series.
Three Owls receive AAC All-Conference honors Nov. 28, 2023
Rice volleyball had three players receive all-conference honors, the American Athletic Conference announced Nov. 28.
An international audience of more than three dozen quantum researchers, including Rice’s Pengcheng Dai, Randall Hulet, Douglas Natelson, Han Pu, Ming Yi and Boris Yakobson, attended the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship Symposium on Extreme Quantum Materials at Rice Nov. 9.
Pedro Alvarez, the George R. Brown Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Rice, received an Outstanding Achievement Award from the Chinese Chemical Society for his “long-term systematic contributions in basic research and technology development in the field of environmental chemistry.”
Peter Hartley, the George A. Peterkin Professor of Economics at Rice, is the 2023 recipient of the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) Adelman-Frankel Award.
The Rice Owls are bowl-eligible after a 24-21 win over Florida Atlantic University at Rice Stadium on Nov. 25.
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An international team of scientists led by Rice’s Matteo Pasquali has won a $4.1 million grant to optimize carbon nanotube synthesis. The award is a joint effort by The Kavli Foundation, with a $1.9 million Exploration Award in Nanoscience for Sustainability, and Rice’s Carbon Hub, which contributed an additional $2.2 million.