Brad Burke, managing director of the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, received the Outstanding Contributions to Advancing Innovation...
As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, government officials around the world were forced to make decisions that either prioritized human health or the eco...
Jing Chen, an assistant professor of psychological sciences in Rice’s School of Social Sciences, has been selected as a member of the National Academi...
Rice Head Football Coach Mike Bloomgren and quarterback JT Daniels will be among the attendees at the AZDC Presents: The Future of College Athletics s...
Rice pitcher Parker Smith has been invited to join 55 other premier players at the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team Training Camp at the USA Base...
Rice researchers have discovered a natural cycle that repeats every 150 days in the north-south oscillation of the Southern Hemisphere’s prevailing we...
Using the National Academy of State Health Policy Hospital Cost Tool, authors Vivian Ho, the James A. Baker Chair in Health Economics at Rice Universi...
Jarett Dillard, the record-setting receiver who led Rice to a pair of bowl appearances after a 45-year absence, is one of 101 players from the Footbal...
Iron-rich rocks unlock new insights into Earth’s planetary history
A new study by Rice University scientists suggests iron-rich ancient sediments may have helped cause some of the largest volcanic events in the planet’s history.
Stock buyback taxes could do more harm than good, argue Baker Institute experts
The idea that stock buybacks are a manipulation by executives to benefit themselves at the expense of shareholders may be true for a small number of firms but not the vast majority, therefore implementing buyback taxes in an attempt to curb such profits are no replacement for broader tax reform, according to a new report from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Rice volleyball to take its game to Brazil this summer
The Rice volleyball team will be taking a 10-day excursion to Brazil June 1-11, with plans to visit and compete in four cities.
Glasscock School kicking off summer with bevy of educational programs for teachers and students
While much of Rice University’s campus winds down in the weeks following commencement, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers a host of summer programs for both teachers and students through the school’s Center for Education.
Neuroengineering’s InterfaceRice 2023 conference draws 160-plus
More than 160 leaders in neurotechnology, neuroscience, neuroengineering and neurosurgery attended InterfaceRice 2023, the inaugural conference of the Rice Neuroengineering Initiative, May 18-19.
Influx of acclaimed arts faculty shows depth, breadth of Rice’s commitment to art education
Rice students with an interest in the arts have more opportunities than ever to deepen their knowledge of, skill in and academic understanding of art in all of its forms thanks to ongoing efforts and investments by Rice’s School of Humanities toward arts education at the university.
Rice’s Randi Martin voted president-elect of Association for Psychological Science
Randi Martin, the Elma Schneider Professor of Psychological Sciences in Rice University’s School of Social Sciences and director of the T.L.L. Temple Foundation Neuroplasticity Lab , has been voted president-elect of the Association for Psychological Science (APS). Her term will begin in June.
Rice University welcomes three new trustees
Rice University has announced the addition of three new Board of Trustees members — Josh Earnest, Jennifer Kneale and Vinay Pai — who will serve four-year terms beginning July 1.
Rice Global Paris Center holds first Rice-Europe summer workshop
The Rice Global Paris Center began its first Rice-Europe summer workshop on May 22, with Rice President Reginald DesRoches giving opening remarks at the event.
Rice to host C-USA Baseball Tournament
Rice is set to host the Conference USA Baseball Tournament at Reckling Park May 24-28.
People, papers and presentations for May 22, 2023
Eduardo Salas, the Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Professor and chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences, has been ranked No. 88 in the world and No. 53 in the United States in Research.com’s 2023 ranking of the best scientists in the field of psychology.
Owls clinch C-USA Tournament spot with walk-off win
A walk-off run by freshman infielder Ben Royo secured a spot in the Conference USA Tournament for Rice, as the Owls took down Florida International University 2-1 in the second game of the team’s final regular season series at Reckling Park May 19.
Rice U. announces latest cohort of Innovation Fellows
The Innovation Fellows program at Rice University has announced its latest cohort of talented researchers.
Rice announces new residential colleges, enhanced campus housing
Rice President Reginald DesRoches and Vice President for Finance and Administration Kelly Fox shared a message with the university community in a May 19 email.
President DesRoches speaks on STEM, diversity at Axios Local
Axios Houston hosted President Reginald DesRoches and a number of speakers at its May 16 event focusing on ways to expand Houston’s STEM workforce and increase diversity.