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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.

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

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 08:27
Rice University professor and engineer Richard Baraniuk has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is one of 228 new members...

‘College master’ to become ‘college magister’

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 09:35
Rice will replace the title “college master” with “college magister” at the beginning of academic year 2017-18.

11 graduate programs rank among top 25

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:06
Eleven graduate programs at Rice are ranked among the country’s top 25 in the 2018 edition of U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”

Former Jones School dean Benjamin Bailar dies

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 11:46
Benjamin Bailar, a former dean of the Jones Graduate School of Business, died Feb. 20.

Miranda named one of ‘Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2016’

Mon, 02/20/2017 - 10:43
Houston Woman Magazine has named Rice Provost Marie Lynn Miranda as one of “Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2016.”

Rice ranks No. 53 among world’s most international universities

Mon, 02/06/2017 - 11:22
Rice is the 53rd most international university in the world, according to the 2017 Times Higher Education ranking.

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