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Nine faculty received the 2014 George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching, which honors top Rice professors as determined by the votes of alumni who graduated within the past two to five years.
Sociologist Michael Emerson is the winner of the 2014 George R. Brown Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Rice's highest teaching award. Emerson, who co-directs Rice's Kinder Institute for Urban Research, said the two most important factors for excellent teaching are love of subject and truly caring about students.
Chemistry Department Chair Seiichi Matsuda has been appointed dean of graduate and postdoctoral studies, effective Jan. 1.
President David Leebron gave an overview of the opportunities and challenges facing Rice University at his annual State of the University address to the Faculty Senate Sept. 25.
Sanders appointed vice provost of academic affairs FROM RICE NEWS STAFF REPORTS Paula Sanders has been appointed vice provost of academic affairs, effective Feb. 16....