The class, which has 17 students and meets on Wednesday afternoons for three hours, was born out of a collaboration with English professor Lacy Johnson and her work with the Houston Flood Museum.
Voter turnout for the Harris County election last November was the lowest it has been in over two decades, according to the Houston Chronicle. To Meredith McCain, that is terrifying.
Abraham started the beginnings of his “alternative asset management fund” just three months ago. The company, Everest Capital, uses social media analytics to invest in cryptocurrency.
We asked students how they spent their winter breaks!
Postmates, instant ramen and dinner at the magisters’ house were some of the survival tools for students who stayed on campus for Thanksgiving break. Every year, a number of students remain at Rice during the four-day Thanksgiving recess due to a variety of reasons such as distance, cost or simply preparation for the final week of classes. “I personally stayed just because it's too far to go back home,” Gayatri Sawant, a Sid Richardson College freshman and international student from India, said.
Rice hopped on the online course bandwagon a few years ago, and the courses continue to be popular today.
Where can one buy empty Franzia bags, find copious quantities of leftover breakfast pastries, share memes about Beer Bike and find people to split an Uber?
What do pickle juice shots, hail and sheltering in a porta-potty have in common? All three happened at this year's Bike Around the Bay, a two-day fundraising endurance ride from Baytown to Galveston and back. Fifteen members of the Rice University Cycling and Triathlon team participated in the approximately 177-mile ride this past weekend.
Grace Wickerson is a vegan-cookie-baking taekwondo black belt who is using her powers for good.