The Rice Workshop on Improving Mobility with Low Vision took place July 29 at the BioScience Research Collaborative and online.
Providing care for people with dementia is a physically demanding and emotionally taxing job that often falls upon loved ones, whose own health can suffer as a result.
Even if they’ve never served time in prison, people who have felony convictions still have difficulty accessing stable housing, according to new research from a Rice University sociologist.
For school-age students and their parents, school choice programs can be complicated and stressful. Research from Rice University economist YingHua He suggests the process gets easier when schools are upfront about admission prospects and other details that factor into decisions, and that students should be allowed to apply before having to rank schools in order of preference.
A paper by Rice physicist Edison Liang and colleagues titled “A scintillator attenuation spectrometer for intense gamma-rays” is featured on the cover of the June 2022 issue of Review of Scientific Instruments.
Racial apathy and the belief that Black people no longer experience prejudice in today’s world represent the “new racism,” according to Tony Brown, professor of sociology at Rice University and lead author of the study, “Changes in Racial Apathy Among White Young Adults: A Five-Year National Panel Study,” published in the journal Sociological Inquiry.
Increased flooding in the U.S. is exposing more people to industrial pollution, especially in racially marginalized urban communities, according to new research from Rice University, New York University and Brown University.
Widowed individuals experiencing intense grief after the loss of their spouse experience a significant increase in body inflammation following other stressful events, according to new research from Rice University.
Earlier this year, Rice University’s graduate program in industrial organizational psychology was ranked No. 1 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report .
Disbanding city police departments and shifting law enforcement responsibilities to county governments appears to have no affect on overall crime rates and leads to fewer police-related deaths, according to new Rice University research. But the same study indicates those communities may be less likely to report their crime statistics to the FBI.
The mental health of Black and Hispanic veterans improved when Barack Obama was elected president, according to new research from Rice University.
Rachel Schneider has been named the new director of the Religion and Public Life Program (RPLP), which will now be housed in Rice University’s Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance .
Cymene Howe, a professor of anthropology at Rice University and director of graduate studies in the Department of Anthropology, has been named a Berlin Prize fellow by the American Academy in Berlin.
Elaine Howard Ecklund, an internationally acclaimed sociologist of religion, is the new director of the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance at Rice University.
Through most of the 20th century, Houston thrived. It was a one-horse industrial town, riding its location near the East Texas oil fields to continued prosperity. The city was also world-famous for having imposed the least possible controls on development of any city in the Western world. Houstonians proclaimed themselves to be the epitome of what Americans can achieve when left unfettered by zoning codes, government regulations or excessive taxation.