Rice celebrated Naomi Halas’ promotion to University Professor, the institution’s highest academic rank, during a presentation and reception March 22....
The 2023 Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC), hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship and the Jones Graduate School of Busin...
Peter Chung, a 21-year-old Rice graduate, was hired in February as the youngest director of player personnel in college football at Houston Christian ...
Lane Martin has been appointed director of the new Rice Advanced Materials Institute and Welch Professor of Materials Science and NanoEngineering in t...
Rice’s Program in Writing and Communication hosted the third iteration of the Visual Communication Symposium at the Moody Center for the Arts March 2-...
Rice President Reginald DesRoches, along with a cadre of university administrators and the Office of International Students and Scholars, hosted a Ful...
British-born classical pianist, composer and writer Sir Stephen Hough gave a master class for Shepherd School of Music students March 8 in Dunc...
Rice University Shepherd School alum Cristian Măcelaru, music director of the Orchestre National de France, conducted the Shepherd School Symphony Orc...
Glasscock School will offer classes at Ion innovation hub
Rice and the Ion are collaborating to offer courses to the public in technology, entrepreneurship and more.
Rice University engineers have created a light-powered nanoparticle that could shrink the carbon footprint of syngas producers.
X-rays show how light transforms photosynthesis ‘switch’
Researchers at Rice and their colleagues get their first detailed look at how plant proteins reconfigure themselves when exposed to light.
Treat nonviolent drug offenses as public health issue, Baker Institute paper recommends
Drug use among people arrested for nonviolent drug offenses should be treated primarily as a public health issue, according to drug policy experts at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy and the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition.
Snake-like proteins can wrangle DNA
Theoretical simulations at Rice University suggest structural maintenance of chromosome proteins coil not only around each other but also around the strands of DNA they help manipulate. These strands are formed into loops that regulate transcription and other cellular processes.
Quantum-dot tattoos hold vaccination record
Keeping track of a child’s shots could be so much easier with technology invented by a new Rice University professor and his colleagues.
Rice University launches bold climate change initiative with Shell
With initial support from Shell, Rice University has launched Carbon Hub, a climate change research initiative to fundamentally change how the world uses hydrocarbons. Carbon Hub's goal is a zero-emissions future in which hydrocarbons are not burned. Instead, they are split to make clean hydrogen energy and valuable carbon materials.
Newborn baby deaths in Africa targeted in $68M initiative
A new global health initiative with Rice University roots could save the lives of hundreds of thousands of babies.
Malawi study confirms lasting impact of life-saving technology
A new study finds Malawi made sustained improvements in the survival of babies with respiratory illness by adopting CPAP nationwide.
Reflections on the beloved community
Students from Rice’s Black Male Leadership Initiative convened in Herring Hall Sept. 9 to reflect on their five-day cultural excursion to Atlanta, sponsored by the Dean of Undergraduates and the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance.
The Way I See It: Engineering healthy environments inside and outside the lab
Inspired by their professor, Rice bioengineering students find their mojo on the running track.
Physicists find first possible 3D quantum spin liquid
Rice physicists show cerium zirconium pyrochlore qualifies as the first possible 3D quantum spin liquid.
Feds fund creation of headset for high-speed brain link
A Rice University-led team of neuroengineers is developing nonsurgical headset technology for brain-to-brain communication "at the speed of thought."
Organ bioprinting gets a breath of fresh air
Bioengineers have cleared a major hurdle on the path to 3D printing replacement organs with a breakthrough technique for bioprinting tissues.