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NEWS 4/6/14 5:38am

Rice chef advances to national competition

Rice University’s Sous Chef Martin de Santiago cooked his way to victory at the National Association of College and Food Service’s Southern Regional Contest March 24-26 in Stillwater, Okla., winning first place and advancing to NACUFS’s national contest to be held in Baltimore, Md. this July.

NEWS 4/1/14 3:57pm

Willy's Pub changes beer pricing

Willy’s Pub has lowered the price for two types of beer, Bud Light and Ziegenbock, and brought back a Bud Light keg in order to bring more students to the pub, according to General Manager Chynna Foucek.

NEWS 3/25/14 8:05pm

Shepherd to build new opera house in West Lot

Rice alumnus Charles Renfro (Will Rice ‘89) will be the lead architect for the Shepherd School of Music’s new opera theater, which is scheduled to begin construction just west of Alice Pratt Brown Hall in mid-2015, External Relations Coordinator for the Shepherd School of Music Holli Clements said.

NEWS 3/18/14 4:59pm

News in Brief: Provost Resigns

Provost George McLendon has decided to leave his position after his five-year term ends in June 2015. McLendon is stepping down to concentrate more on teaching and research, according to a March 11 email sent to the Rice community by President David Leebron.

NEWS 3/18/14 4:56pm

No indictment for RUPD after investigation

After a formal investigation, a Grand Jury has decided not to indict two Rice University Police Department officers on allegations of misconduct regarding a bike theft incident in August 2013, according to RUPD Chief Johnny Whitehead

NEWS 3/18/14 4:55pm

Proposal for neuroscience major to be written

The Rice University Neuroscience Department has created a steering committee to put together a proposal for a neuroscience major to university administration, according to Neuroscience Department Director David Dickman.

NEWS 3/11/14 5:49pm

Impact of SAT changes on Rice admission standards unclear

Although College Board recently announced plans to focus the SAT on skills practical in a university setting, Vice President for Enrollment Chris Munoz said he will defer judgement on how it will impact admissions until the exact changes are revealed on April 16.

NEWS 3/11/14 5:46pm

Land holdings bolster endowment

Rice University owns several pieces of land around Texas and other parts of the southern United States. These investments are all maintained by the Rice Management Company, a division of the university responsible for managing the school’s endowment. Compiled by Anita Alem