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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.

Rice Professor Mason Tomson elected AAAS fellow

Mon, 11/21/2016 - 09:59
Rice University engineer Mason Tomson has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Rice signs MOU with Costa Rica

Thu, 11/10/2016 - 15:00
Rice University signed an MOU with the Costa Rica Ministry of Science, Technology and Telecommunications.

State of the University address focuses on Rice’s future

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 09:47
The 2016 State of the University address by President David Leebron centered around the theme "charting Rice's future."

6 Rice faculty win Simmons mini-collaborative research grants

Mon, 11/07/2016 - 09:40
Six Rice faculty members have been awarded grants from the Virginia and L.E. Simmons Family Foundation Mini-Collaborative Research Fund.

AAU elects Rice University President David Leebron as board chair

Tue, 10/25/2016 - 09:24
Rice University President David W. Leebron was elected Oct. 25 by the Association of American Universities to serve as chair of its board of directors.

Taiwan to support Rice research

Wed, 10/19/2016 - 15:27
Rice University has been nominated for federal funding in collaborations with institutions in Taiwan.

The Way I See It: RUSMP’s role at White House Computer Science Summit

Fri, 10/07/2016 - 10:52
Representatives from the Rice University School Mathematics Project participated in the Computer Science Education Regional Partners Summit at the White House.

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