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Humans and animals merge in the Provost’s Office Student Art Gallery

Tue, 04/05/2016 - 12:14
New drawings, paintings and photos in the Provost’s Office Student Art Gallery were featured during an April 4 reception on the fourth floor of Allen Center.

5 Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellows recruited

Mon, 03/28/2016 - 13:13
Five distinguished postdoctoral students have been recruited for the first group of Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellows.

Rice nanotechnology pioneer Robert Hauge dies

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 09:10
Robert Hauge, a distinguished faculty fellow in chemistry and in materials science and nanoengineering who spent more than 50 years at Rice, died March 17 after a long illness.

Paulsen wins top prize at Graduate Student 90-Second Thesis Competition

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 15:12
Bioengineering graduate student Samantha Paulsen won the Grand Prize at the fourth annual Graduate Student 90-Second Thesis Competition.

Richards-Kortum named special adviser to provost

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 15:05
Rebecca Richards-Kortum has been appointed special adviser to the provost on health-related research and educational initiatives.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Sheryl WuDunn to speak at Rice University’s commencement

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 12:47
Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, will present the commencement address at Rice University May 14.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Sheryl WuDunn to speak at Rice University’s commencement

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 12:47
Sheryl WuDunn, the first Asian-American reporter to win a Pulitzer Prize, will present the commencement address at Rice University May 14.

Spring break travelers should be on guard against Zika virus

Mon, 02/22/2016 - 08:48
Students who will be traveling abroad during spring break and faculty and staff who are planning international travel should take precautions against the Zika virus.

New Rice website lists over $1M in funding opportunities for faculty

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 13:59
A new Rice website called Creative Ventures lists funding opportunities available to faculty to support creativity in teaching and research.

Treichler elected to National Academy of Engineering

Mon, 02/08/2016 - 15:07
John Treichler '70, adjunct distinguished visiting professor at Rice, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

CTE symposium: ‘How Do We Learn and Why Does It Matter?’

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 14:29
The theme of the Center for Teaching Excellence's third annual Symposium on Teaching and Learning was "How Do We Learn and Why Does It Matter?"

Provost displays students’ original artwork

Thu, 12/10/2015 - 10:29
The new Provost’s Office Student Art Gallery on the fourth floor of Allen Center features original artwork by Rice students.

Provost displays students’ original artwork

Thu, 12/10/2015 - 10:29
The new Provost’s Office Student Art Gallery on the fourth floor of Allen Center features original artwork by Rice students.

Cotten named assistant vice provost

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 12:37

Cotten named assistant vice provost

Mon, 11/16/2015 - 12:05
Melinda Cotten has been appointed assistant vice provost for sponsored projects and research compliance.

Rice U. offering free online prep course for AP Physics 1 Exam

Thu, 11/05/2015 - 10:25
A free online course from Rice University helps high school students prepare for the Advanced Placement (AP) Physics 1 Exam.

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