Top-ranking EPA official headlines this semester’s Walter Isle Lecture
People, papers and presentations for Oct. 18, 2021
Jury of Rice judges will consider feasibility, durability, creativity and public impact
A new National Academies Gulf Research Program will expand the opportunities Rice students have to study and impact the most pressing environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Rice University ranks among the most lauded institutions in the history of the Princeton Review’s annual survey on the nation’s best colleges, according to a newly published report analyzing three decades of reviews on America’s institutions of higher education.
Laura Segatori wins NIH backing to develop synthetic biological circuits for cells that may someday sense trouble and respond by making just enough of the appropriate drugs.
Rae Atkinson, a master of architecture student at Rice University, won first place in the American Institute of Architects Houston chapter’s Gulf Coast Green Student Competition to design a “self-help hub” for residents in Houston’s Fourth Ward.
Rice Architecture alumnus Cohen Hudson '21 won a Texas Society of Architects/AIA 2021 Studio Award for his master's thesis project USPS+, a proposal for a new post office in San Antonio that leverages mass timber technologies "to expand the United States Postal Service's functions and define a system for the construction of a new type of post office."
An exhibition opening June 15 at Rice Architecture’s Anderson Hall reveals what’s behind the walls in a typical home, thanks to an award-winning design by visiting critic Liz Gálvez, above. The exhibit, “Of Envelopes and Air,” explains the variety of paths air takes as it enters and leaves buildings and highlights the importance of managing the flow.
Marjanović comes to Rice from Washington University in St. Louis, where he is the JoAnne Stolaroff Cotsen Professor and chair of undergraduate architecture in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts.
The plan for creating Galveston Bay Park, a 10,000-acre public park on a chain of man-made islands that would protect Houston from a devastating hurricane, was selected for honorable mention in the urban design category of Fast Company's 2021 World Changing Ideas Awards.
Gálvez, a visiting critic at Rice Architecture, will mount an exhibition based on ideas that won her an Architectural League of New York award.
Estefania Barajas, a Rice Architecture graduate student, has won the Water Collaborative of Greater New Orleans’ Edible Planter Box Design Competition.