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Leebron named honorary professor during visit to universities in China and Vietnam

Mon, 10/19/2015 - 13:31
President David Leebron was named an honorary professor of law at Tianjin University during his recent visit to China.

Rice research in two subject areas ranked among world’s top 35

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:15
Two areas of research at Rice University are ranked among the world’s top 35 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2016 Best Global Universities.

New leadership at the Boniuk Institute

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:04

New leadership at the Boniuk Institute

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 11:43
The start of the school year brings new leadership to Rice’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance. Paula Sanders, vice provost for academic affairs and professor of history, has become the institute’s interim director, and Islam scholar and Rice alumna Zahra Jamal ‘00 is the institute’s associate director for community engagement. Their new roles began July 1.

Rice has 8 graduate programs in U.S. News’ top 20

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:22
Rice has eight graduate programs that are ranked among the country’s top 20 in “U.S. News 2016 Best Graduate Schools.”

Rice has 8 graduate programs in U.S. News’ top 20

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 15:22
Rice has eight graduate programs that are ranked among the country’s top 20 in “U.S. News 2016 Best Graduate Schools.”

Marie Lynn Miranda named provost of Rice University

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:11
Marie Lynn Miranda, an acclaimed researcher and the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, has been named provost of Rice University.

Marie Lynn Miranda named provost of Rice University

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:11
Marie Lynn Miranda, an acclaimed researcher and the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, has been named provost of Rice University.

Marie Lynn Miranda named provost of Rice University

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:07
Marie Lynn Miranda, an acclaimed researcher and the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, has been named provost of Rice University.

Marie Lynn Miranda named provost of Rice University

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 11:07
Marie Lynn Miranda, an acclaimed researcher and the Samuel A. Graham Dean of the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan, has been named provost of Rice University.

Koushanfar wins ‘Internet of Things’ security challenge

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:36
A security initiative by Rice electrical and computer engineer Farinaz Koushanfar and her colleague at Cornell University is among four winners of this year's Cisco Security Grand Challenge.

Koushanfar wins ‘Internet of Things’ security challenge

Wed, 10/22/2014 - 09:36
A security initiative by Rice electrical and computer engineer Farinaz Koushanfar and her colleague at Cornell University is among four winners of this year's Cisco Security Grand Challenge.

De Lange Conference explores universities and the future of teaching

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:56
Much about traditional university teaching has changed and will continue to change, according to the more than a dozen of the country's leading education experts who gathered at Rice University Oct. 13-14 for the international De Lange Conference IX to explore and envision "Teaching in the University of Tomorrow."

De Lange Conference explores universities and the future of teaching

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:56
Much about traditional university teaching has changed and will continue to change, according to the more than a dozen of the country's leading education experts who gathered at Rice University Oct. 13-14 for the international De Lange Conference IX to explore and envision "Teaching in the University of Tomorrow."

Department merger brings together life sciences programs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:14
The merger of the departments of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (BCB) and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) to create the new Department of BioSciences will further Rice's strategic goals by facilitating new growth and collaboration in the life sciences.

Department merger brings together life sciences programs

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:14
The merger of the departments of Biochemistry and Cell Biology (BCB) and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) to create the new Department of BioSciences will further Rice's strategic goals by facilitating new growth and collaboration in the life sciences.

Rice chemist wins ‘Nobel Prize of Cyprus’

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:05
Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has earned three prestigious international honors: the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive, the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Einstein Professorship and Goethe University's Rolf-Sammet Foundation Visiting Professorship.

Rice chemist wins ‘Nobel Prize of Cyprus’

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 09:05
Rice University organic chemist K.C. Nicolaou has earned three prestigious international honors: the Nemitsas Prize, the highest honor a Cypriot scientist can receive, the Chinese Academy of Sciences' Einstein Professorship and Goethe University's Rolf-Sammet Foundation Visiting Professorship.

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