A new data center will support the creation of the new data science minor and provide students with learning experiences in data science, while enhancing data-intensive research at Rice University and building partnerships with outside organizations, according to Genevera Allen, founder and faculty director.
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The School of Humanities is establishing a committee of at least 20 students this fall to improve undergraduate academic and extracurricular experiences in the department, according to Associate Dean of Humanities Lora Wildenthal.
ESTHER waitlists were removed after the first week of classes, with the exception of courses with FSEM, LPAP and COLL subject codes, although instructors could opt into keeping their waitlists open through the second week, according to the University Registrar David Tenney.
Students from the School of Social Sciences gathered at Willy’s Pub on Thursday, Feb. 1 for a Social Sciences Town Hall to discuss perceived departmental and school-wide flaws and ways to enhance the undergraduate experience.
Rentable bike stations recently installed on campus offer a new way for members of the Rice community to get around Houston.
Texas has the sixth highest rate of incarceration of women in the world, according to Alicia Welch, director of policy and planning at the Lone Star Justice Alliance.
The Rice Village lunch shuttle celebrated its one-year anniversary of providing students and staff with access to off-campus lunch options on Sept. 26. Rice University Transportation Manager Elizabeth Gbordzoe said ridership has increased, though it remains lower than other shuttle services.
Rice Bikes held the first in a series of monthly Bike + Beats, a bike drive and fundraiser to replace transportation lost to Hurricane Harvey, at their garage last Friday as part of a larger Houston-wide initiative.