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Potential federal funding cuts threaten Rice projects

(02/14/17 8:19pm)

President Donald Trump’s pledge to trim the federal deficit could affect research at Rice. According to The Hill, Trump’s budget team has proposed cutting funding entirely for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as reducing funding for the Department of Energy to 2008 levels. The administration has not yet released an official budget outline.



Inauguration Day events aim to teach, protest

(01/17/17 9:57pm)

As Donald Trump takes the oath of office in Washington, DC, three events at Rice will mark the event: a teach-in, a read-in and a watch party.The teach-in, which is a workshop consisting of roundtables and breakout sessions, seeks to educate and engage students on politically charged topics, said Anthropology professor and co-organizer Zoë Wool.