Kinder Institute Luncheon recap
May 16, 2023
Houstonians’ views on social issues and the biggest challenges facing the region were revealed in the 2023 Kinder Houston Area Survey, which was released at a sold-out luncheon May 15 at the Marriott Marquis Houston.
New grants to fund study of ancient livestock herding in Africa
May 10, 2023
Livestock herders, or pastoralists, have been a part of African societies for many millennia. They are a major driver of local economies and a key part of cultural traditions throughout the continent. But how has their work developed and changed over time, and what lessons can be learned for our world today?
People, papers and presentations for May 8, 2023
May 8, 2023
Alexandra Kieffer, an associate professor of musicology in Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music, has been awarded a $40,000 fellowship by the George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation to support a semester of dedicated research and writing.
Rice undergraduate Joshua Fang named a 2023 Key into Public Service Scholar
May 1, 2023
Joshua Fang, a Rice junior majoring in mathematical economic analysis and social policy analysis with a minor in data science, is one of 20 students selected as a Key into Public Service Scholar by the Phi Beta Kappa Society, one of the nation’s most prestigious academic honor societies.