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With a flash flood warning from Tropical Depression Imelda over Harris County until 7 p.m., Rice Crisis Management issued multiple updates to students, initially warning them to stay safe in the storm conditions and ultimately canceling classes as of 1:33 p.m.
In a thrilling five-set match, and in front of a Tudor Fieldhouse record crowd, Rice volleyball defeated No. 3 University of Texas for the first time in program history, 3-2.
The National Science Foundation awarded a grant of 1.9 million dollars to Rice in August, as part of a collective 2.7 million dollar grant alongside the University of Houston and Texas Southern University to investigate and alleviate the issue of underrepresentation of minority groups in STEM fields.