Following a scavenger hunt across campus, a big batch of brand-new Rice grad students refueled with gigantic slices of pizza and ice pops at the Sept. 23 orientation picnic hosted by the Graduate Student Association (GSA)
After a year spent studying remotely, Rice’s Graduate Student Association (GSA) knows the importance of reestablishing connections on campus — and creating a community for those first-year students just arriving.
With support from Rice’s Passport to Houston program, the Graduate Student Association gave away 50 tickets to the Aug. 6 Houston Astros game against the Minnesota Twins.
Rice’s second annual Juneteenth celebration will bring together professors across the university — from Computational and Applied Mathematics to Modern and Classical Literature and Cultures — for three panels exploring ideas and questions central to the meaning and promise of the important holiday.
The Korean Graduate Student Association was giving out seaweed-wrapped kimbap and shots of a sweet yogurt drink from picnic tables outside Brockman Hall.