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Sunday, April 14, 2024 — Houston, TX

Lizzie Bjork

NEWS 4/18/17 9:55pm

Many students lack sex education, SOCI study finds

Two-thirds of Rice students did not receive formal sex education prior to attending Rice, according to the findings of a survey conducted by a group of students in Social Problems (SOCI 231). The survey also found 44 percent of the 367 respondents said they or someone they knew had been involved in an incident of sexual assault.

NEWS 2/14/17 8:19pm

Potential federal funding cuts threaten Rice projects

President Donald Trump’s pledge to trim the federal deficit could affect research at Rice. According to The Hill, Trump’s budget team has proposed cutting funding entirely for the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as reducing funding for the Department of Energy to 2008 levels. The administration has not yet released an official budget outline.