Jeff Dean, chief scientist at Google, spoke at Rice University Feb. 13 to discuss trends in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).
Lake Chad, a large, shallow body of freshwater in North Central Africa, is vitally important to the livelihood of tens of millions of people living in the semi-arid, remote and impoverished region. Over the decades, the area’s inhabitants have adapted to extreme conditions affecting their water resources.
To address nursing staff shortages, OpenStax, a nonprofit educational initiative of Rice University, in partnership with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), is creating the first Open Nursing Education (ONE) Summit. The two organizations are building upon their shared goal of addressing staffing shortages by reducing financial barriers for nursing students while facilitating discourse around important issues faced by the field.
Owls snag first win over Bearkats Feb. 21, 2024
Jack Riedel’s third home run in as many games fueled Rice’s 7-3 win over Sam Houston at Reckling Park on Tuesday night.
Rice University’s Medical Humanities Research Institute will delve into the profound connections between visual art and medical humanities at “Health Aesthetics: A Panel and Art Exhibition featuring Pato Hebert” March 6.
The Rice swimming team is set to compete for the American Athletic Conference Championship Feb. 22-25, in Dallas.
Rice University’s RISE program recently planned a trip for its students to engage with the Houston community and support local and Black-owned businesses.
Dateline Rice for Feb. 20, 2024 Feb. 20, 2024
Dateline Rice for Feb. 20, 2024
Sherwin Bryant is approaching his new role as director of the Center for African and African American Studies (CAAAS) with energy, enthusiasm and a vision that he said reflects the capacious and thoughtful energy that went into creating the center.
“Sites of Impermanence,” a National Academy of Design (NAD) exhibition opening in New York City on Feb. 8, 2024, showcases art and architectural works by the recently elected 2023 National Academicians, including Rice University School of Architecture Professor Carlos Jiménez.
Providing a dynamic venue to showcase regional bands and offering free-access art exhibitions, Spring Fling at Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts is back for a fifth year.
Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts will kick off Women’s History Month with an opening reception for multidisciplinary artist Martha Tuttle’s site-specific public installation “the bear that longs to touch the ocean.”
Dateline Rice for Feb. 19, 2024 (Weekend Edition) Feb. 19, 2024
Dateline Rice for Feb. 19, 2024 (Weekend Edition)
Rice keeps rolling with Houston BCycle Feb. 19, 2024
Rice University is welcoming a familiar service back to campus: Houston BCycle. In addition, by signing up with their rice.edu email addresses, Rice Owls are able to purchase discounted $14 monthly subscriptions.
Mitzvah Marathon churns out good deeds from Owls Feb. 19, 2024
Mitzvah, the Hebrew word for good deed, was in full celebration Feb. 14 at Rice University. Chabad at Rice welcomed faculty, staff and students to the central quad to participate by donating blood, making sandwiches for the undomiciled population, creating cards for young hospital patients and entering a bone marrow registry.