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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.

Tech Transfer, Sponsored Projects have new leaders

Mon, 01/30/2017 - 10:39
Rice's offices of Technology Transfer and of Sponsored Projects have new leaders.

WSJ ranking: Rice has best student-to-faculty ratio among schools in the South

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 14:07
Rice’s undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio of 6-to-1 is the lowest among schools in the South and second best in the country.

3 teams of Rice-UTHealth faculty win research grants to study children’s health

Mon, 01/09/2017 - 10:49
Three teams of Rice University and UTHealth faculty members have been awarded inaugural joint seed grants to study children’s health.

Rice and University of North Dakota sign energy and environmental MOU

Thu, 12/22/2016 - 11:22
Rice’s Energy and Environment Initiative and the University of North Dakota’s Energy and Environmental Research Center have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate on research.

Houston Council Member Karla Cisneros helps with Hour of Code

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 14:27
Houston Council Member Karla Cisneros participated in an Hour of Code event at Burrus Elementary School.

Former astronaut Mae Jemison to speak at Rice’s 2017 commencement

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 06:59
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel in space, will present the 2017 commencement address at Rice University May 13.

Former astronaut Mae Jemison to speak at Rice’s 2017 commencement

Mon, 12/19/2016 - 06:58
Dr. Mae Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel in space, will present the 2017 commencement address at Rice University May 13.

Rice U. is founding member of new alliance to expand opportunities for 50,000 talented students from lower-income families

Tue, 12/13/2016 - 07:49
Rice University is part of a new initiative committed to making high-quality educational opportunities available to more students from lower-income families.

Rice and IBM explore Watson-powered robot designed to aid elderly and caregivers

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 12:17
IBM Research and Rice University are collaborating to create a Multi-Purpose Eldercare Robot Assistant.

Rice Professor Mason Tomson elected AAAS fellow

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 10:00
Rice University engineer Mason Tomson has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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