Ruth López Turley and Stephen Klineberg were honored at the 2021 Accolades Luncheon Oct. 8.
The pandemic has laid bare the gender inequities in the scientific community, as women’s publication rates have been hit much harder than men’s by the need, for instance, to home-school children.
A newly published book argues that a significant part of the public wrongly sees scientists who are atheists as immoral elitists who don’t care about the common good.
Federal recovery funding after a disaster may disproportionally benefit white entrepreneurs, according to new research from Rice University’s Department of Sociology.
What can the relationships between the Prophet Muhammad and ancient Christians teach us about today's relations between the religions?
Flood disasters like Hurricane Harvey lead some people to move far from the places they had called home.
The world’s second-most-popular religion and its founder’s beliefs remain largely unknown to many people in Western society.
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.
HOUSTON – (June 29, 2021) – A government policy that removes homeowners from flood-prone areas disproportionately disrupts the lives of residents from less white and affluent neighborhoods, according to new research from sociologists at Rice University and Temple University.
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.
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.
HOUSTON – (March 24, 2020) – Barack Obama's election to the nation's highest office in 2008 improved the mental health of black men, according to new research from Rice University.