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Director of continuing ed and online learning at UNC named dean of continuing studies at Rice University

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:30
Rice University has named Robert Bruce Jr. the new dean of the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

Director of continuing ed and online learning at UNC named dean of continuing studies at Rice University

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:30
Rice University has named Robert Bruce Jr. the new dean of the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

State of the University address focuses on V2C2

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 14:00
President David Leebron introduced the seven strategic goals of the Vision for the Second Century, part two (V2C2) in his State of the University address to faculty Sept. 27.

Rice does well in multiple rankings

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 16:38
Rice University has fared well in a number of recent rankings.

Rice receives 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 14:06
Rice University received a 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award from Insight Into Diversity magazine.

Minter, former English Dept. chair, dies at 82

Sun, 08/27/2017 - 17:25
David Minter, a former English Department chair, interim vice provost and university librarian, interim provost and longtime English professor, died Aug. 21

Professor John Clark dies at age 80

Wed, 08/09/2017 - 11:36
John Clark Jr., professor of electrical and computer engineering and of bioengineering and a former master of Sid Richardson College, died Aug. 6.

Professor Emeritus George Trammell dies at age 94

Fri, 08/04/2017 - 16:17
George Trammell '44, professor emeritus of physics, died July 29. He was 94.

NSF funds Houston-based teams’ quest to better understand the brain

Wed, 08/02/2017 - 13:11
The National Science Foundation has awarded a total of $5 million to two Houston-based research teams to develop new tools to better understand the behavior of neural networks.

Former History Department chair Thomas Haskell dies at age 78

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 12:12
Thomas “Tom” Haskell, the Samuel G. McCann Professor Emeritus of History and a former chair of the Department of History, died July 12.

Provost co-chairing NIH working group

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 14:51
Provost Marie Lynn Miranda is co-chairing the Child Enrollment Scientific Vision Working Group.

Spencer Foundation funds RUSMP study

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 11:17
The Spencer Foundation is supporting research led by the Rice University School Mathematics Project that aims to explore the factors affecting high school students' success in STEM fields.

The Way I See It: So long, and thanks for all the fish!

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:05
Ned Thomas reflects on the George R. Brown School of Engineering in his final dean's message.

University of Michigan history chair named humanities dean at Rice University

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 13:30
Kathleen Canning, who chairs the largest department of history in the U.S. at the University of Michigan (U-M), will become dean of humanities at Rice University Jan. 1.

University of Michigan history chair named humanities dean at Rice University

Wed, 05/10/2017 - 13:29
Kathleen Canning, who chairs the largest department of history in the U.S. at the University of Michigan, will become dean of humanities at Rice University Jan. 1.

Rice LIFT: 61 presentations make for ‘inspiring afternoon’

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 16:46
Faculty presented 61 proposals for the university to pursue during the Rice LIFT symposium May 2.

Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday, Saturday

Fri, 05/05/2017 - 10:38
Degrees for Rice’s Class of 2017 will be conferred May 13 during the plenary session in the Academic Quad. Individual recognition of graduating students will take place May 12 during separate ceremonies.

Georgia Tech’s civil and environmental engineering chair named dean of engineering at Rice University

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:29
Reginald DesRoches, chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will become dean of Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering July 1.

Georgia Tech’s civil and environmental engineering chair named dean of engineering at Rice University

Thu, 04/13/2017 - 11:29
Reginald DesRoches, chair of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will become dean of Rice University’s George R. Brown School of Engineering July 1.

Rice engineer Richard Baraniuk elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 08:30
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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