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NEWS 1/22/19 9:58pm

Rice community celebrates MLK day with visit from Houston mayor, parade

After students voiced concerns about the dilapidated state of Rice’s float, Rice students, alumni, faculty and staff honored Martin Luther King Jr. weekend by participating in Houston’s MLK march and attending an on-campus vigil featuring speakers including Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Rice President David Leebron.












NEWS 1/8/19 10:02pm

Thanksgiving break to lengthen in 2020

Wednesdays will be included in Thanksgiving break for the 2020-2021 academic year, according to Anna Margaret Clyburn, the student representative of the working group created by the Faculty Senate in the beginning of the school year.







NEWS 11/30/18 11:14pm

Who is Michael Deem?

Reports surfaced this week that Michael Deem, a professor of bioengineering at Rice University, is under investigation for his involvement in creating the first genetically modified human beings.