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...
Veteran RUPD officer Rodriguez named Rice police chief
Clemente Rodriguez served on campus for nearly two decades while rising through the RUPD ranks.
Rice United Way Campaign enters final days
Federal food program needs more 'clearly defined objectives,' Baker Institute expert says
HOUSTON – (Jan. 13, 2020) – Public health and anti-hunger advocates want an effective food assistance program for low-income Americans, but they disagree on several fundamental issues involved in tackling the problem, according to a new issue brief from the Center for Public Finance at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy.
Audrey’s coffee shop now open in Jones School
Audrey’s is the latest project from Houston coffee maven David Buehrer.
People, papers and presentations Jan 13, 2020
George Abbey, senior fellow in space policy at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, was elected to the Lone Star Flight Museum's Texas Aviation Hall of Fame. He will be inducted at a luncheon May 8 at Houston's Ellington Airport.
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.