William Akers, professor emeritus of chemical and biomolecular engineering and co-developer of the first artificial heart, passed away Nov. 5 at age 94 and is survived by two daughters.
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A recent study by the Office of Institutional Research shows a shift toward engineering and away from humanities in majors students graduated with over the last three years, as well as differences in the academic schools students switch to and from.
Students are taking advantage of the Rice Women’s Resource Center’s updated space after a summer renovation and a redesigned logo, according to co-director Zulfa Quadri.
Undocumented students brought out from the shadows by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Act were thrust into the nation’s spotlight after the Trump administration announced they were phasing out protections on Sept. 5.
As Houston took on over 40 inches of rain, Rice University Police Department officers received helicopters filled with evacuees from a hospital and a nursing home, and waded into neck-deep floodwaters in student rescues on Sunday, Aug. 27.
Bonnie Miller originally hated the Marching Owl Band’s practice of scattering into formation rather than marching into place.
The full on-campus meal plan will include Saturday dinners this semester, according to an announcement made by the Rice University Student Association over the summer.
Yvonne Romero Da Silva, the current vice dean and director of admissions at the University of Pennsylvania, will begin her role as vice president for enrollment in mid-August.
Students, faculty, staff and alumni donned rainbow tie-dyed T-shirts and marched in Houston’s Pride Parade alongside Rice’s float on Saturday.
The children of Mexican immigrants, the four-piece band Bang Bangz made their home in Houston and wear the city’s name proudly.
Following his Sunday set cancellation, Jai Wolf, an alias for Sajeeb Saha, collaborated with Jauz and Party Favor to put on an impromptu free show for fans at Stereo Live Houston.
Sarah McLaughlin, known by her stage name of Bishop Briggs, first garnered serious attention for her layered “Wild Horses,” recorded in 2015.
With two singles, Camera Cult has yet to establish a defined sound, but draws inspiration from synth pop and disco to create their upbeat melodies.
The Wheel Workers made a name for themselves by embracing controversial and polarizing topics through their music, and their newest work does not shy away from commentary on the current political climate.
Simultaneously ethereal and electronic, Houston native Michelle Miears’ solo project launched only a year ago when progress stalled with her band, BLSHS.
Without a doubt, Free Press Summer Fest is designed to be a summer festival tailored for Houston, yet somehow seems to forget about a Houston summer staple: rain.
Significant changes to Willy’s Pub took place over the course of the spring semester, including the removal of sake and 40-ounce bottles of Mickey’s malt liquor from the menu, as well as the institution of a Rice University Police Department officer on Thursday nights and prohibition of underage attendance at Wednesday trivia nights.
Rice University Police Department employees voted May 17 not to unionize, amid opposition to unionization from Rice administration.
After receiving appeals for both the men’s and women’s bike races, the campuswide Beer Bike coordinators have released updated results they say are final: Sid Richardson College was moved to second place behind Will Rice College for the women’s race, although both teams believe this to be incorrect, and fourth through seventh places were noted as possibly incorrect for the men’s race.