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Rice historian available to discuss 50th anniversary of Kennedy assassination

EXPERT ALERT<p>David Ruth<br>713-348-6327 <br>david@rice.edu<p>Jeff Falk<br>713-348-6775 <br>jfalk@rice.edu<p><b>Rice historian available to discuss 50th anniversary of Kennedy</b> …

African-Americans are the most likely to value postsecondary education

David Ruth<br>713-348-6327<br>david@rice.edu<p>Amy Hodges<br>713-348-6777<br>amy.hodges@rice.edu<p><b>African-Americans are the most likely to value postsecondary education,</b> …

Architecture students’ work is ‘Damn’ fine

The Emergency Core designed by Rice students turns from container to platform for emergency shelters.<p><i>RSA-born Emergency Core wins top presentation</i> …

Ross, Owls honor coach with homecoming win

Special to Rice News<br>By Chuck Pool<p>The Rice Owls marked this year’s homecoming celebration with an emotional and record-setting 52-14 victory over …

Prison reform results in strain on welfare system

The burden of improved conditions in state prisons may be borne by welfare recipients, according to new research from Rice University and Louisiana …

Owls in zero g

Water clears path for nanoribbon development

<i>Rice lab creates sub-10-nanometer graphene nanoribbon patterns</i> <i></i><p>Rice University researchers discovered a meniscus-mask technique to make …

AP exams, personality traits more likely to predict long-term college success

Long-term success in college may be better predicted with Advanced Placement (AP) exams and personality traits in combination with standard admission …

Art history mystery solved at Rice University

When Melisa Palermo, a Rice University art history Ph.D. student, entered the university’s Fondren Library more than three years ago to study a …

Not-weak knots bolster carbon fiber

<i>New material created at Rice University with graphene oxide flakes</i><p>Large flakes of graphene oxide are the essential ingredient in a new recipe for …

HERC receives $1.8M grant from Laura and John Arnold Foundation

A new $1.8 million grant from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation will provide continued support to Rice University’s Houston Education Research …

Silicon oxide memories transcend a hurdle

<i>Embedded diodes boost Rice University invention’s potential as robust, roomy memory</i><p>A Rice University laboratory pioneering memory devices that use …

Veggies 'on the clock' may be healthier - Futurity

RICE (US) — Using cycles of light and dark to maintain vegetables’ “internal clocks” after …

Climate change raises stakes on US ethanol policy

<i>Rice, UC Davis study predicts rising irrigation costs, reduced yields for US corn</i> <i></i><p>If the climate continues to evolve as predicted by the …

Owls advance to NCAA Super Regionals

<i>Jordan Stephens named regional MVP; Rice to play best-of-three series against NC State starting Friday in Raleigh</i><p>Facing possible elimination in a …

Climate change raises stakes on US ethanol policy

David Ruth<br>713-348-6327 <br>david@rice.edu<p>Mike Williams<br>713-348-6728 <br>mikewilliams@rice.edu<p><i>Rice, UC Davis study predicts rising irrigation costs, reduced</i> …

Rice unveils method for tailoring optical processors

<i>Arranging nanoparticles in geometric patterns allows for control of light with light</i><p>Rice University scientists have unveiled a robust new method for …

Children of married parents less likely to be obese

Children living in households where the parents are married are less likely to be obese, according to new research from sociologist Rachel Kimbro.

Pollster James Zogby to discuss Iran’s decline in Arab and Muslim public opinion May 30

Arab American Institute President James Zogby will discuss the circumstances behind Iran’s “precipitous” decline in popularity among Arabs and …

Rice baseball wins 18th consecutive conference championship

<i>Owls head into C-USA Championship Tournament as No. 1 seed</i><p>The Rice Owls baseball team completed a three-game sweep by beating Marshall 6-0 on the …

Add boron for better batteries

<i>Rice University theorists say graphene-boron mix shows promise for lithium-ion batteries</i> <i></i><p>Frustration led to revelation when Rice University scientists …

Creating excitement about science at a young age

$28.5 million gift establishes Boniuk Institute for the Study and Advancement of Religious Tolerance

Gift from Dr. Milton and Laurie Boniuk supports research, education, public outreach<p>Rice University has received a $28.5 million gift from Houston …

Path of Knowledge

By Nicole Zaza<p>After a semester spent studying medieval pilgrimage, a classroom of Rice students had just one assignment remaining — to live the …

Philip Humber's perfect game plaque at Recking Park on the campus of Rice University

Tyson to grads: Future of exploration in your hands

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson recalled President John F. Kennedy’s famous “We will go to the moon” speech at Rice Stadium and discussed the …

Warudkar wins Tyson award

Sumedh Warudkar spent his six years as a Rice University graduate student finding ways to make both Rice and the outside world a better place. This …

Rice University faculty developing 12 new online courses

<i>Classes will be offered on Coursera or edX in next academic year</i><p><i></i>A hands-on laboratory course in electrical engineering that enables students to build …

Caution: Wildlife nesting near Academic Quad

People walking across campus might notice an area between Rayzor and Sewall halls is roped off. That’s because a mother screech owl and her owlets …

Rice breaks ground on new tennis facility

Rice University held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new George R. Brown Tennis Complex, which is located on campus near Rice Stadium in West Lot …