Rice hosts Leah Litman, Melaney Linton, Wendy Davis and more in response to Texas abortion ban via Zoom webinar.
HOUSTON – (Aug. 24, 2021) – As Texas legislators continue fighting over election reform, a new survey from researchers at Rice University finds that drive-through voting is a big hit with Harris County voters who chose to cast their 2020 general election ballots in their cars – even among Republicans.
HOUSTON – (March 24, 2021) – Rachel Tolbert Kimbro, an award-winning educator and prolific researcher in the field of children's health, has been named the newest dean of Rice University's School of Social Sciences effective July 1.
Lyn Ragsdale's legacy of excellence will live on with an award bearing her name and a memorial plaque on campus.
Ahead of upcoming midterm elections in Mexico, a half-day event from Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy will examine the future of democracy in the country.
The landmark Supreme Court case Plessy v. Ferguson upheld the doctrine of "separate but equal," but for many decades after that segregation was enforced in virtually all aspects of life, including the military.
Summer will be here soon, but Rice's School of Social Sciences isn't taking a vacation from learning. A variety of classes focusing on timely social, political and economic issues are being offered during the summer term.
EXPERT ALERT Rice U. expert available to discuss President Biden's first joint session address HOUSTON – (April 28, 2021) – President Joe Biden will make his first address to a joint session of Congress this evening, and Rice University political scientist Paul Brace is available to discuss what to expect.
Chandler Davidson, a longtime professor in Rice University's School of Social Sciences who was one of the nation's leading experts on voting rights, died April 10 at the age of 84.
Hosting meetings and giving presentations via Zoom during the pandemic has been tough enough for many of us. But Rice students in the George R. Brown Forensics Society have now won national debate competitions over Zoom — and in three different categories.
“I feel grateful having come to Rice, because I feel like it allowed me to go with the flow, have fun, learn things and follow my passion.”
What’s happening at the U.S.-Mexico border is neither new nor the result of recent policy changes by President Joe Biden
HOUSTON – (Feb. 25, 2021) – New presidents normally address a joint session of Congress the month after their inauguration, but President Joe Biden's speech is still on hold.
Campaign promises more likely to be kept by governments run by women, research shows