Rice political science students inducted into national honor society
Study: Death of female soldiers does not diminish support for war
Rice experts available to discuss 2020 election
HOUSTON – (Oct. 29, 2020) – With eyes around the world on the 2020 U.S. election just five days away, three Rice University professors are available to discuss various topics related to the vote, including the contest for president, election security and the electoral climate in Texas.
Social scientists to offer virtual COVID-19 lightning talks
Social sciences researchers have been examining the behavioral and social aspects of COVID-19 since the initial outbreak.
High turnout, more early voting expected in Harris County
HOUSTON – (Oct. 13, 2020) – Rice University researchers are expecting high election turnout in Harris County, with a majority of voters heading to the polls during early voting, more ballots cast by mail and a significant decline in the number of voters going to the polls on Election Day.
Rice political scientist available to discuss impact of Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis
HOUSTON – (Oct. 2, 2020) – With the announcement that President Donald Trump has tested positive for COVID-19 and is showing mild symptoms, Rice University political scientist Paul Brace is available to discuss what it means for the election a month away.
Rice political scientist available to discuss presidential debates
HOUSTON – (Sept. 29, 2020) – As Donald Trump and Joe Biden prepare for tonight's presidential debate, the first of three ahead of the November election, Rice University political scientist Paul Brace is available to discuss what viewers can expect.
Rice political scientist available to discuss Trump's nominee to Supreme Court
HOUSTON – (Sept. 25, 2020) – As President Donald Trump prepares to name his nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court seat left vacant with the passing of Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Rice University political scientist Paul Brace is available to discuss likely nominees as well as the implications for the 2020 general election, just over a month away.
Rice backs studies of race, anti-racism
The Race and Anti-Racism Research Fund at Rice University has awarded grants to eight professors to develop better understanding of how race, racism and racial injustice affect society.
Polling location at Rice Stadium to be staffed entirely by students
Hanszen junior Mason Reece confirmed as Rice precinct’s first student election judge in years.
Voters with highest COVID-19 risk more likely to cast mail ballots, survey shows
Voters with the highest risk of suffering COVID-19’s worst effects say they’re more likely to cast ballots by mail this November, even though many of them aren’t sure how to do it, according to a new survey from Rice University.
As Hurricane Laura nears Texas coast, experts available from Rice
HOUSTON — (Aug. 25, 2020) — As Hurricane Laura nears the Texas coast, Rice University has a number of experts that can discuss a wide variety of storm-related topics.
Rice political scientist available to discuss GOP convention
HOUSTON – (Aug. 24, 2020) – As the GOP prepares to kick off its 2020 convention this evening, Rice University political scientist Paul Brace says the party has a lot to measure up to following the success of this year's 2020 Democratic National Convention.
Remote control: CTE’s Adaptive Course Design Institute prepares professors for teaching online
Rice professors set it all aside this summer to learn all about the best new tools for teaching online.
Rice political scientist available to weigh in on Biden VP pick
HOUSTON – (Aug. 3, 2020) – Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is expected to announce his choice for vice president this week. Paul Brace, the Clarence L. Carter Professor of Political Science, is available to discuss the decision.