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3 staff members honored with RICE MILE Award

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 09:37
Rice staff members Susannah Mira, Jie Wu and Shirley Tapscott received the RICE MILE Award in April. Created earlier this year to honor exceptional staff...

Reception pays tribute to ‘Dean Hutch’ and his culture of care

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:46
Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson was honored at a reception hosted by the president and provost.

Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday and Saturday

Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:58
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Michael R. Bloomberg will present the commencement address at the plenary ceremony in the Academic Quad May 12. Degrees for Rice’s Class...

Foundation names James Brown a Piper Professor

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:45
Economics Professor James Brown has been named a Piper Professor of 2018 by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation.

Higgs appointed vice provost for academic affairs

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:59
Professor C. Fred Higgs III has been appointed vice provost for academic affairs.

AbbVie and Rice University establish K.C. Nicolaou Research Accelerator to advance therapies in oncology

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:00
AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, and Rice University have entered into a joint research collaboration to establish the K.C. Nicolaou Research Accelerator to advance therapies in oncology.

AbbVie and Rice University establish K.C. Nicolaou Research Accelerator to advance therapies in oncology

Mon, 04/30/2018 - 07:00
AbbVie, a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, and Rice University announced they have entered into a joint research collaboration to establish the K.C. Nicolaou Research Accelerator to advance therapies in oncology.

Brochstein Pavilion celebrates 10th anniversary

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 14:00
Rice celebrated the 10th anniversary of Brochstein Pavilion April 13.

V2C2: Extending Rice’s impact through international engagements

Mon, 04/16/2018 - 13:47
Vice Presidents Caroline Levander and Klara Jelinkova are taking on expanded roles as part of the V2C2 goal to extend Rice’s reach and impact through international engagements.

Nielsen, emeritus professor and founder of the Department of Religion, dies at 97

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 13:41
Niels C. Nielsen Jr., Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religious Thought and honorary associate of Will Rice College, died March 27.

Gorman named dean of undergraduates at Rice University

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:28
Sociology Professor and Will Rice Magister Bridget Gorman has been appointed dean of undergraduates, effective July 1.

Gorman named dean of undergraduates at Rice University

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:28
Sociology Professor and Will Rice Magister Bridget Gorman has been appointed dean of undergraduates, effective July 1.

Levander honored as one of ‘Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women of 2017’

Mon, 02/12/2018 - 13:14
Caroline Levander was named one of "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2017" by Houston Woman Magazine.

Newly launched Rice website offers resources and answers for students affected by DACA

Thu, 02/01/2018 - 08:13
A new website, daca.rice.edu, includes a full FAQ section, lists of campus, local and national resources and statements of university support for students who are in the U.S. without documentation.

Rice University signs global virtual exchange agreement with 8 universities worldwide

Tue, 12/05/2017 - 10:19
Rice University has signed an agreement with eight other elite universities around the world that will allow students from the participating schools to enroll in select online courses from the other member schools and receive transfer credits for them.

Hutchinson to return to teaching and research next year

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 10:47
Dean of Undergraduates John Hutchinson will return to teaching and research as a professor in the Department of Chemistry at the start of the next academic year.

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.

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