CSters, a club for Rice women in computing, sponsored 40 female computer science majors to attend the GHC, a conference and career fair celebrating women technologists, held from Sept. 26 to 28 at the George R. Brown Convention Center.
Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney addressed the future of the Republican Party, immigration and his opinion of the Trump administration in an armchair conversation with Baker Institute Director Edward P. Djerejian, a former ambassador to Israel and Syria, at the Baker Institute this Monday.
The Rice administration and the City of Houston have agreed upon the building of a roundabout on Sunset Boulevard and are discussing the installation of a stoplight at Entrance 20, located at the intersection of Rice Boulevard and Kent Street.
A team of students from the Rice chapter of Design for America has launched a new project to increase the wheelchair accessibility of serveries, according to Shane DiGiovanna, who will lead the project.
The Student Association voted unanimously on Monday to approve the creation of the Rice Sexual Assault Survivor Resources Working Group, which will investigate the resources available to victims of sexual assault and identify potential areas of improvement.
For Jerry Wu, an international student from Shanghai, China, excluding international students from The Rice Investment reflects how international students are less visible and “to some extent neglected” at Rice.
Peter Tang (Duncan ’18) said no one should ever have to experience what he did while trying to obtain urgent dental care as an international student at Rice — waiting outside the University of Texas Dental School Student Clinic at 4 a.m. for his wisdom tooth.
The quad between Baker College magister’s house and Will Rice College Old Dorm has been fenced off, likely to the chagrin of students accustomed to the well-worn diagonal shortcut, according to an email sent by Eliza Martin, Baker president.
Vint Cerf discussed the history of the internet as well as its impact on modern society on Sept. 13 as part of the Baker Institute’s Civil Scientist Lecture Series.
Under the new financial aid plan, undergraduates eligible for need-based aid whose family incomes fall between $65,000 and $130,000 will receive full tuition scholarships, according to a Rice University press release. Eligible students from families with incomes between $130,000 and $200,000 will receive scholarships that cover at least half of their tuition.
Rice University marked the commencement of the construction of the new School of Social Sciences building at a groundbreaking ceremony next to Tudor Fieldhouse on Thursday, Sept. 13.
Rice is partnering with the City of Houston to install a new water pipe along the inner loop that will bring higher water pressure to campus, according to project manager Elmer Whitehead.
Rice University will drastically expand financial aid for students with family incomes below $200,000 beginning in fall 2019, according to a press release from the university’s Office of Public Affairs.
Rice Housing and Dining has instituted a new system of trash disposal in residential colleges on the north side of campus as well as beta testing of student swipers on evening shifts in West Servery, according to Housing and Dining Senior Business Director David McDonald.