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NEWS 11/9/11 6:00pm

Battle of the Plans: Two Plans to Solve the Jobs Crisis

The Rice Conservative Forum will be debating the Rice Young Democrats at the Baker Institute Student Forum. The discussion in the debate will focus on the best way to create and protect American jobs and ensure a strong American economy for the future. The debate participants share some of their beliefs on the matter The Rice Conservative Forum will be debating the Rice Young Democrats at the Baker Institute Student Forum. The discussion in the debate will focus on the best way to create and protect American jobs and ensure a strong American economy for the future. The debate participants share some of their beliefs on the matter .


NEWS 11/9/11 6:00pm

Take your pick

Here are the highlights from the Spring 2011 evaluations. Courses with less than 10 responses as well as LPAP, college and graduate-level courses were not included in this analysis. Information is presented as-is and without testing for statistical significance. With that in mind, data may be less accurate for courses with fewer responses.




NEWS 11/9/11 6:00pm

New research initiative suggested

Next fall, the humanities department plans to undertake a new research initiative called Rice Seminars, during which a small group of faculty and students will meet to discuss pre-specified topics in an effort to link Rice to the community.


NEWS 11/9/11 6:00pm

Jones student accused of sexual assault on fellow student

Jones School of Business student Christopher Steiner, 30, has been accused of burglary with intent to commit another felony – sexual assault of a fellow student, according to recent court records. The case was filed with the Harris County District Attorney's office on Monday.



NEWS 11/9/11 6:00pm

Rice hosts Q&A with Condoleezza Rice

More than 1,000 Rice students, faculty, and Houston community members filled Tudor Fieldhouse on Tuesday evening to listen to Condoleezza Rice speak about her years in the national government.




NEWS 11/1/11 7:00pm

ALFA money goes far for EMS

Benefiting from the Asset Liquidation Funds Appropriations Committee money it received three weeks ago, Rice Emergency Medical Services has purchased a new emergency vehicle and a heart monitor and now has enough funding to subsidize its classes for the next 10 years.




NEWS 11/1/11 7:00pm

Matchbox hosts new work

Tucked below Rice University's Sewall Hall, in room 258, is the Matchbox Gallery, a student-run exhibition space. Currently on view is "Removal: Cloth" by Baker College senior Christine Cooper, the first installment of a two part photographic series, which transitions to "Removal: Skin" by Claudia Casbarian on Nov. 10. The removal of key elements pertaining to the human body is the overall motif for the series.


NEWS 11/1/11 7:00pm

1,400 students bare all at NOD

Last Saturday, approximately 1,400 students said "Expelliarmus!" to their clothes and experienced the magic of Harry NODder: Slytherin to my Chamber of Secrets, the latest iteration of Wiess College's annual public party, Night of Decadence.


NEWS 11/1/11 7:00pm

Baker 13 runner breaks library window

Few associate nudity and breaking glass with a Monday night in Fondren, but this Halloween, one of Rice's most famous traditions went rear-first into the school library. While running the Halloween Baker 13 this past Friday, Baker College junior Duncan Eddy broke a window at Fondren Library, apparently with his behind.




NEWS 11/1/11 7:00pm

Censored professor revokes article

The Rice University community prides itself on the culture of honor and open-minded acceptance that permeates the university, as shown through Rice's Honor Code and the level of diversity in the Rice student body.