Rice's provost, dean of engineering and others toured chemical manufacturing startup Syzygy Plasmonics last week.
Rice and its Jones Graduate School of Business have the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the U.S., according to the 2021 rankings announced Nov. 17 by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. This marks the second consecutive year the Rice program has topped this category, its fifth time in a top 3 position nationally and the 12th year in a row ranked in the top 10.
Jan Odegard has been named interim executive director of the Ion, the future hub of the Midtown innovation and technology district.
Rice, which has the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the U.S., will now offer an undergraduate minor in entrepreneurship.