Rice University hosted the Society of Africanist Archaeologists 26th Biennial Meeting June 1-6, organized by Rice anthropologists Mary Prendergast and...
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...
Rice, TSU announce expanded partnership
Rice University and Texas Southern University (TSU) have announced a partnership to share resources, expertise and best practices to build stronger bridges between their institutions and communities.
People, papers and presentations for May 8, 2023
Alexandra Kieffer, an associate professor of musicology in Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, has been awarded a $40,000 fellowship by the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation to support a semester of dedicated research and writing.
Class project leads to staff-sponsored initiative for a greener May move-out
Thanks to an initiative two semesters in the making that saw environmentally conscious students partner with campus sustainability leaders and community partners, undergraduates at all of Rice’s 11 residential colleges were able to place unwanted clothing, shoes, linens and other textile-based items in large bins provided to each college by Green City Recycler, a Houston-based recycling company that works to reduce the staggering amount of textile waste that finds its way into landfills each year.
Rice launches search for new associate provost of digital learning
Rice has launched a nationwide search for an associate provost of digital learning who will develop and lead an institutionwide strategy for enhancing online education and digital innovation in the classroom. The announcement of a new leader is expected later this summer.
Rice U.’s Housing and Dining receives top marks from Princeton Review
Two Rice University core services earned high praise from The Princeton Review in its recent Best Colleges rankings. In the quality-of-life category, Rice ranked No. 12 for best college dorms and No. 18 for best campus food, marking yet another year in which the two services have ranked within the top 20 in their respective categories.
Texas Policy Lab welcomes partners to campus
Rice University’s Texas Policy Lab (TPL) welcomed its partners to a stakeholders event April 25.
Owls shine at Tom Tellez Invitational
The Rice women’s track and field team took home multiple event titles and top finishes at the Tom Tellez Invitational at the University of Houston this past weekend.
Rice U. students design congenital hypothyroidism test for newborns
A team of Rice University students developed a low-cost, point-of-care screening tool that can diagnose congenital hypothyroidism in low-resource areas.
Experimental model gets cells to behave as they would in utero
Rice U.’s Aryeh Warmflash wins $1.9 million NIH grant to develop experimental cell models that can shed light on critical embryonic developmental processes.
Rice’s Office of Innovation partners with Carbon and TyRex Group
Rice’s Office of Innovation is partnering with two companies to make additive manufacturing equipment and expertise an integral part of its initiative to provide campuswide access to prototyping and design facilities.
Rice’s Class of 2023 heralded as ‘empathetic team players with superpowers to change the world’
Across two days of joyful tears, stirring speeches, embraces and exultation, Rice University’s 2023 graduates celebrated the end of one chapter in their lives inside the hedges and the thrilling possibilities that lay before them in the chapters beyond.
Rice Business graduates another class of MBAs
The Jones Graduate School of Business held its commencement ceremony for Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree recipients May 5 at Rice Stadium.
More than 800 Rice students graduate with advanced degrees
Hats off to another outstanding group of Rice University graduates!
Rice honors late Kamryn Sanamo with posthumous degree
Amid the celebration at Rice University’s 110th commencement ceremony on May 6, there was one unforgettable moment that stood out to everyone in attendance: when President Reginald DesRoches asked for a moment of silence before offering Rice’s first-ever posthumous degree to the family of Kamryn Sanamo.
Rice U. confers doctoral degrees to more than 250 students
More than 250 Rice University students were recognized during a doctoral commencement ceremony at Tudor Fieldhouse the morning of May 6. They join the more than 7,600 alumni who have earned a doctoral degree at Rice.