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Jauhara Ferguson found that research can have a big impact on the wellbeing of people around the world.

Applications are now open. GCURS is open to scholars from around the world and will be held in a hybrid format due to the ongoing pandemic.

Rice Graduate Studies is not requiring the GRE for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 admission, but will provide students with the option of submitting those scores

Award amounts range from $2,000 - $15,000 and will support research abroad

When students have their ducks in a row, GPS marks the occasion.

By Emily Elia: Words of wisdom about how to stay productive when your work schedule is self-directed.

By Marc-Ansy Laguerre: Advice for Prospective International Graduate Students planning to study in the U.S.

By Emily Elia: Tips on how your grad school expectations may change once you're in the thick of things!

A dynamic team of Graduate Student Ambassadors share their expertise, experience and wisdom.

Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020

Rice Bytes - just push play!

Help bring some bite-sized samples of Rice to the masses!

By Emily Elia: How do you make sure you’re on top of new studies? Where do you even begin? Read on for some tips on how to stay current with new research during your time in grad school.

This newly created role promotes graduate student success by building connections and by encouraging strengths that go beyond academics.

By Santiago Lopez: The standardized tests are without a doubt one of the most stressful parts of applying to Fulbright, and ultimately, to grad school in the U.S.

By Emily Elia: The internet and social media can be powerful tools when it comes to establishing yourself as a scholar, networking, and promoting your research.

Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020

Feeling at home in the U.S.

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: As an international student, coping with homesickness can be tough. Rosa shares her insights on how to feel more at home in the U.S.

By Emily Elia: Houston has a lot to offer, and the city is a great home during your time at Rice. 

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: Although virtual conferences might seem complicated, there are many ways that you can still network with potential collaborators at these online events.

Monday, Oct. 12, 2020

Becoming a Fulbrighter - Part III

By Santiago Lopez: Recommenders are the experts that lawyers bring to the trial in support of their final arguments. Organize meetings to show them application materials, and to explain your professional and academic goals

By Santiago Lopez: How to captivate your readers in your Fulbright statement.

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: Though some schools have gone GRE-optional due to COVID-19 (including Rice), some programs may strongly encourage score submissions.

By Emily Elia: Rice has a myriad of resources aimed to help its grad students achieve academic success, develop professionally, and enjoy life in Houston.

By Emily Elia: Make the most of virtual events in order to develop research and your professional networks!

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: The first step for finding an advisor is to reach out via email, even if you have not been admitted to the program yet.

By Santiago Lopez: My journey to becoming a Fulbright Scholar.

Recent Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies News


Jauhara Ferguson, Rice University Graduate Student and Graduate Student Ambassador

Meet the Ambassadors: Jauhara Ferguson Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021

Jauhara Ferguson found that research can have a big impact on the wellbeing of people around the world.


Students excited to be at the GCURS event in 2019

Rice to host annual undergraduate research symposium Oct. 16 Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021

Applications are now open. GCURS is open to scholars from around the world and will be held in a hybrid format due to the ongoing pandemic.


A sunset over Lovett Hall and the Texas Medical Center at Rice University

Rice will again go GRE-optional for most grad programs, will grant fee waivers to graduates of Texas schools Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021

Rice Graduate Studies is not requiring the GRE for Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 admission, but will provide students with the option of submitting those scores


Hands hold a telephone and a compass on a table topped by a map. A croissant and a cup of coffee are on the table nearby.

Rice Awards Wagoner Scholarships to nine graduate students Thursday, Jun. 10, 2021

Award amounts range from $2,000 - $15,000 and will support research abroad


Rubber duck wearing a graduation cap and holding diploma on a green lawn surrounded by daisies

The Mighty Ducks: GPS’ quirky tradition Thursday, Apr. 15, 2021

When students have their ducks in a row, GPS marks the occasion.


hands typing on a white keyboard. A yellow wristwatch lies on a white table nearby.

Writing your thesis: Tips for successful, self-directed progress! Monday, Apr. 12, 2021

By Emily Elia: Words of wisdom about how to stay productive when your work schedule is self-directed.


Marc-Ansy Laguerre, Fulbright Scholar at Rice University

My Experience as a Fulbright Scholar Monday, Mar. 15, 2021

By Marc-Ansy Laguerre: Advice for Prospective International Graduate Students planning to study in the U.S.


A colorful series of post its with question marks on them

Grad School: Expectations vs. Reality Friday, Feb. 12, 2021

By Emily Elia: Tips on how your grad school expectations may change once you're in the thick of things!


Azaleas on the rice university campus

Graduate Student Ambassadors create connections Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021

A dynamic team of Graduate Student Ambassadors share their expertise, experience and wisdom.


Blue film reel on a pink background. To the right, blue text on a pink grid background that says GPS presents "Rice Bytes": Make a movie, get a lunch from GPS!

Rice Bytes - just push play! Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020

Help bring some bite-sized samples of Rice to the masses!


Student in Fondren Library studies his computer screen

Staying current with the latest research Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020

By Emily Elia: How do you make sure you’re on top of new studies? Where do you even begin? Read on for some tips on how to stay current with new research during your time in grad school.


Lovett Hall at Sunset

Welcoming Nicole Malveaux, GPS Director of Student Life Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020

This newly created role promotes graduate student success by building connections and by encouraging strengths that go beyond academics.


Scantron or standardized test bubble Rice University

Blog Series: Becoming a Fulbrighter - Part IV Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

By Santiago Lopez: The standardized tests are without a doubt one of the most stressful parts of applying to Fulbright, and ultimately, to grad school in the U.S.


Image of three cartoon resumes on a bright blue background

Grad School 101: Building your online presence Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020

By Emily Elia: The internet and social media can be powerful tools when it comes to establishing yourself as a scholar, networking, and promoting your research.


Avenida Houston

Feeling at home in the U.S. Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: As an international student, coping with homesickness can be tough. Rosa shares her insights on how to feel more at home in the U.S.


Houston, TX at twilight

Grad School 101: The Houston Experience Monday, Oct. 19, 2020

By Emily Elia: Houston has a lot to offer, and the city is a great home during your time at Rice. 


Cell phone showing different options for online social networking

Networking at a (virtual) conference Monday, Oct. 19, 2020

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: Although virtual conferences might seem complicated, there are many ways that you can still network with potential collaborators at these online events.


A student with her adviser

Becoming a Fulbrighter - Part III Monday, Oct. 12, 2020

By Santiago Lopez: Recommenders are the experts that lawyers bring to the trial in support of their final arguments. Organize meetings to show them application materials, and to explain your professional and academic goals


Student writing at a desk

Blog Series: Becoming a Fulbrighter – Part II Monday, Oct. 5, 2020

By Santiago Lopez: How to captivate your readers in your Fulbright statement.


Turrell Skyspace at dusk on the Rice University campus

Preparing for the GRE and English Proficiency Exams Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: Though some schools have gone GRE-optional due to COVID-19 (including Rice), some programs may strongly encourage score submissions.


Azaleas at Rice University

Seven Rice resources to check out now! Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

By Emily Elia: Rice has a myriad of resources aimed to help its grad students achieve academic success, develop professionally, and enjoy life in Houston.


People gathered in auditorium for conference

Grad School 101: Making Virtual Conferences work for you Thursday, Sep. 24, 2020

By Emily Elia: Make the most of virtual events in order to develop research and your professional networks!


Professor Angel Marti of Rice University in the lab with his students

Grad School Tips: Finding an adviser Tuesday, Sep. 22, 2020

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: The first step for finding an advisor is to reach out via email, even if you have not been admitted to the program yet.


Sunset off of Old Bainbridge Island

Blog Series: Becoming a Fulbrighter – Part I Monday, Sep. 14, 2020

By Santiago Lopez: My journey to becoming a Fulbright Scholar.


Letters going through the air to a mailbox

Grad School Tips: connecting with faculty Monday, Sep. 14, 2020

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: Tips on how to draft a clear and professional email to address a potential advisor as a grad school applicant.


Astrid Campos in front of Fondren Library on the Rice campus

Realizing a passion for research through GCURS Friday, Sep. 11, 2020

Astrid Campos Mata: “The most important thing is how you can contribute to the world and research is my way to do that.”


Rosa Selenia Guerra Resendez of Rice University

GCURS smooths the way to grad school Friday, Sep. 11, 2020

By Rosa Guerra Resendez: How the Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium made it easier to apply to grad school


Students excited to be at the GCURS event in 2019

Rice to host undergraduate research symposium Friday, Sep. 11, 2020

The Gulf Coast Undergraduate Research Symposium invites applicants from all over the world to participate in the Oct. 31 virtual symposium.


People in a cartoon zoom meeting

Grad School 101: Tips for TA-ing Virtually Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020

By Emily Elia: Easy-to-implement tips to help your virtual TA experience run more smoothly this semester.


Sunrise over campus

Rice goes GRE-optional for grad programs, will grant fee waivers to graduates of Texas schools Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2020

Rice joins a number of U.S. graduate programs that have temporarily suspended the GRE requirement.


Collection of papers, pencils, paperclips and an ink spill splashed on a tan background

Grad School 101: Learning from (and through) COVID-19 Tuesday, Sep. 1, 2020

By Emily Elia: Effective strategies for managing your time and your work


Emily Elia, Rice University graduate student

Grad School 101: Why grad school? Emily explains. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020

By Emily Elia: My journey to grad school - and lessons learned along the way.


Rice's recruiting weekend. Students in paleontology hall.

Grad School 101: Make visiting weekends work for you Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020

By Emily Elia: Visiting weekends are a great opportunity to get a feel for the culture of a graduate program.


Grad students eat pizza in the graduate commons outside Valhalla

Grad School 101: Get to know Rice's student organizations Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

By Emily Elia: Grad students make up about half of Rice’s student body, and our campus is full of organizations and activities aimed at graduate student life!


Houston Skyline

Grad School 101: Finding Housing in Houston Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

By Emily Elia: There are a number of different housing options for graduate students in Houston!


Colorful bubbles of varying sizes filled with question marks

Grad School 101: What to expect during year one Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

By Emily Elia: Here are some common things you may experience during your first year of graduate school.


Image of words on a chalkboard spelling out "What's Your Story"

Grad School 101: Writing the Personal Statement Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020

By Emily Elia: Tips to help make your personal statement as strong as possible!


Hands typing on a keyboard, illuminated by the screen.

Grad Applications 101: Getting Letters of Rec Wednesday, Jul. 29, 2020

By Emily Elia: Who should you ask for a letter of recommendation? How do you ask?


Marion Donald, photo by Henry Barrett

Donald wins NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship Wednesday, Jul. 22, 2020

Donald will study honeybees and their impact on pollination networks in New Zealand.


Sophia Andaloro of physics and astronomy

Sophia Andaloro first Rice student to win NNSA SSGF fellowship Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2020

Andaloro is the first Rice University student to the prestigious fellowship.


Jaume Plensa talking heads campus art

Grad School 101: How to apply for Academic Fellowships Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2020

By CJ Barberan: A fellowship can provide you the freedom to work on a research area of your choosing.


Cartoon of computer screen with Zoom meeting.

Grad School 101: New Challenges in the time of COVID Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2020

By Emily Elia: What I've learned this fall and how I'm applying it to the spring semester.


Student in lab working with purple gloves

Grad School 101: Discover your research interests! Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2020

By Emily Elia: You can develop your research interests as you navigate grad school.


Clock and calendar on a blue background

Grad Applications 101: Give yourself time! Tuesday, Jul. 21, 2020

By Emily Elia: For many programs at Rice, applications open on or around September 1 each year.


A faculty member congratulates his student upon her doctoral convocation.

Grad School 101: Finding an adviser Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2020

By Emily Elia: Finding an adviser that is a good match can have a huge influence on your graduate school experience.


Fireworks over Lovett Hall

Grad School 101: 4 easy ways to prep for your first year of grad school Tuesday, Jun. 30, 2020

By Emily Elia: To prepare for your first year, it's worth it to focus on the logistical aspect of this new life change.


Jaume Plensa talking heads campus art

Six strategies for staying motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday, May. 21, 2020

By Emily Elia: Below are some simple tips for staying motivated during this time.


5 simple steps to organizing a virtual journal club

5 simple steps to organizing a virtual journal club Tuesday, May. 5, 2020

By Kim Gonzalez Hohlt '17: An easy way to keep up with your peers and stay in the know about your research area is to start a virtual journal club!


Three Ph.D. grads win NSF postdoctoral fellowships

Three Ph.D. grads win NSF postdoctoral fellowships Monday, May. 4, 2020


Rice to offer new master’s degree in applied chemical sciences

Rice to offer new master’s degree in applied chemical sciences Monday, Apr. 27, 2020


In this together: Rice students, Korean kids forge mutually beneficial bonds 

In this together: Rice students, Korean kids forge mutually beneficial bonds  Friday, Apr. 24, 2020


More than two dozen Rice students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, funding

More than two dozen Rice students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, funding Friday, Apr. 17, 2020


Finding work-life balance in our work-from-home life

Finding work-life balance in our work-from-home life Wednesday, Apr. 15, 2020

By Emily Elia: We're sharing some popular tactics to improve work-life balance.


Six strategies for staying motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic

Six strategies for staying motivated during the COVID-19 pandemic Monday, Apr. 6, 2020

By Emily Elia: I'm sharing some simple tips for staying motivated during this unusual time.


“I do,” just in time: Newlywed grad students rush to return to Rice from India

“I do,” just in time: Newlywed grad students rush to return to Rice from India Wednesday, Apr. 1, 2020


Tips & Tricks: Virtual thesis defense and submission

Tips & Tricks: Virtual thesis defense and submission Monday, Mar. 30, 2020


Rice grad student releases children’s book on the Big Bang

Rice grad student releases children’s book on the Big Bang Tuesday, Mar. 24, 2020


Bioengineers call for scale-up of COVID-19 testing to academic labs

Bioengineers call for scale-up of COVID-19 testing to academic labs Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020


Denson among winners of Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions

Denson among winners of Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Monday, Mar. 16, 2020


International grad students host classes for young adults with special needs

International grad students host classes for young adults with special needs Monday, Mar. 2, 2020


Breaking cornbread: Soul Food Luncheon provides comfort, conversation

Breaking cornbread: Soul Food Luncheon provides comfort, conversation Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020


Black History Month at Rice includes returning favorites and new Black Excellence Gala

Black History Month at Rice includes returning favorites and new Black Excellence Gala Monday, Feb. 3, 2020


Rice on pace to double research spending by 2027

Rice on pace to double research spending by 2027 Friday, Jan. 24, 2020


DesRoches named new Rice University Provost

DesRoches named new Rice University Provost Friday, Dec. 13, 2019


Thasneem Banu Frousnoon: Professional Development Powerhouse

Thasneem Banu Frousnoon: Professional Development Powerhouse Friday, Nov. 22, 2019


Hard-working grad students get their just desserts

Hard-working grad students get their just desserts Friday, Nov. 22, 2019


Mentorship as a means to social change

Mentorship as a means to social change Monday, Nov. 18, 2019


Tête-à-Tête with the world

Tête-à-Tête with the world Monday, Nov. 18, 2019


The Sallyport salsa

The Sallyport salsa Friday, Nov. 1, 2019


CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna speaks at BRC

CRISPR pioneer Jennifer Doudna speaks at BRC Monday, Oct. 28, 2019


Rice’s unconventional approach to big questions attracts diplomat-turned-scholar

Rice’s unconventional approach to big questions attracts diplomat-turned-scholar Monday, Oct. 14, 2019


The world on your plate

The world on your plate Friday, Sep. 27, 2019


Rice hosting undergraduate research symposium Nov. 2

Rice hosting undergraduate research symposium Nov. 2 Thursday, Sep. 12, 2019


Applying to grad school? Three tips from Rice University

Applying to grad school? Three tips from Rice University Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2019


The grad school personal statement: getting it right

The grad school personal statement: getting it right Monday, Sep. 9, 2019

By Emily Elia: When writing your personal statement, start early, think about your audience, and proofread!


How to apply for Academic Fellowships

How to apply for Academic Fellowships Saturday, Sep. 7, 2019


Doerr Institute brightens Rice Memorial Center doors

Doerr Institute brightens Rice Memorial Center doors Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2019


Health & wellness information for students

Health & wellness information for students Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2019


Rice hosts hearty welcomes for newest grad students

Rice hosts hearty welcomes for newest grad students Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019


Hunter, Martin promoted

Hunter, Martin promoted Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019


Matsuda named interim provost

Matsuda named interim provost Monday, Aug. 5, 2019


Rice postdoc wins prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award

Rice postdoc wins prestigious Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award Monday, Aug. 5, 2019


No experience, no problem for Rice grad student turned top fundraising cyclist

No experience, no problem for Rice grad student turned top fundraising cyclist Monday, Jul. 29, 2019


Fondren adopts new library policies; will launch search & discovery platform

Fondren adopts new library policies; will launch search & discovery platform Wednesday, Jul. 24, 2019


Seoul food: incoming students meet up in South Korea

Seoul food: incoming students meet up in South Korea Monday, Jul. 22, 2019


Choose Development! aims to increase diversity in developmental biology

Choose Development! aims to increase diversity in developmental biology Monday, Jul. 15, 2019


Rice Architecture’s student-produced PLAT Journal earns national recognition

Rice Architecture’s student-produced PLAT Journal earns national recognition Tuesday, Jul. 9, 2019


Fulbright-García Robles scholars meet up in Mexico

Fulbright-García Robles scholars meet up in Mexico Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2019


‘Exceptionally talented’ duo of Rice alumni win prestigious Beckman Fellowships

‘Exceptionally talented’ duo of Rice alumni win prestigious Beckman Fellowships Monday, Jul. 1, 2019


Rice postdoc named to MIT Technology Review's TR35

Rice postdoc named to MIT Technology Review's TR35 Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2019


Fulbright and Rice: Networking to New Experiences

Fulbright and Rice: Networking to New Experiences Friday, Jun. 14, 2019


Postdoc wins $138,000 NSF Research Fellowship in Biology

Postdoc wins $138,000 NSF Research Fellowship in Biology Tuesday, May. 14, 2019


Department administrator, GPS staff members honored with RICE MILE awards

Department administrator, GPS staff members honored with RICE MILE awards Monday, May. 6, 2019


Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday and Saturday

Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday and Saturday Monday, May. 6, 2019


Alumni company participates in entrepreneurship showcase

Alumni company participates in entrepreneurship showcase Monday, May. 6, 2019


Cake walk caps off week of grad-itude

Cake walk caps off week of grad-itude Friday, May. 3, 2019


9 graduate students win Special Endowed Fellowships, funding

9 graduate students win Special Endowed Fellowships, funding Thursday, May. 2, 2019


Rice announces online Master of Computer Science degree

Rice announces online Master of Computer Science degree Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019


11 honored by GSA for service to grad students

11 honored by GSA for service to grad students Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2019


35 Rice students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, funding

35 Rice students win NSF Graduate Research Fellowships, funding Thursday, Apr. 11, 2019


The Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies to host GRADitude Week

The Office of Graduate & Postdoctoral Studies to host GRADitude Week Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019


Kate Cross promoted to Associate Dean

Kate Cross promoted to Associate Dean Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2019


Recycled art: Students combat plastic waste by creating ‘coral reef’

Recycled art: Students combat plastic waste by creating ‘coral reef’ Friday, Apr. 5, 2019


Reyes wins $10,000 fellowship from SIOP

Reyes wins $10,000 fellowship from SIOP Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2019


Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker ’78 will be Rice’s 2019 commencement speaker

Former Houston Mayor Annise Parker ’78 will be Rice’s 2019 commencement speaker Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2019


6 Rice graduate programs ranked among top 25

6 Rice graduate programs ranked among top 25 Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2019


GSA Culture Night fills Graduate Commons with food, festivities and fun

GSA Culture Night fills Graduate Commons with food, festivities and fun Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019


Graduate studies: A piece of cake

Graduate studies: A piece of cake Friday, Nov. 30, 2018


Diwali lights up the Grand Hall

Diwali lights up the Grand Hall Monday, Nov. 5, 2018


Olmos wins Outstanding Research Presentation award

Olmos wins Outstanding Research Presentation award Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018


Cornucopia of celebrations coming to campus for International Education Week

Cornucopia of celebrations coming to campus for International Education Week Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018


Rice grad student uses puppets to teach inclusion

Rice grad student uses puppets to teach inclusion Monday, Oct. 22, 2018


GCURS provides mentoring, polishes presentations

GCURS provides mentoring, polishes presentations Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018


Rice grad named Director of Student Advancement and Career Development

Rice grad named Director of Student Advancement and Career Development Wednesday, Sep. 26, 2018


Rice students win prestigious fellowship; funding

Rice students win prestigious fellowship; funding Friday, Sep. 21, 2018


International Friends at Rice potluck welcomes grad students from across the globe

International Friends at Rice potluck welcomes grad students from across the globe Wednesday, Sep. 19, 2018


Late nights on the lawn with Owls After Dark

Late nights on the lawn with Owls After Dark Monday, Sep. 17, 2018


‘Carnavalhalla’ brings Brazil to Rice

‘Carnavalhalla’ brings Brazil to Rice Wednesday, Sep. 12, 2018


Grant aims students toward next-gen bioelectronics

Grant aims students toward next-gen bioelectronics Tuesday, Sep. 4, 2018


New bike safety video encourages safe riding

New bike safety video encourages safe riding Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018


Love vine sucks life from wasps, leaving only mummies

Love vine sucks life from wasps, leaving only mummies Monday, Aug. 20, 2018


Graduate Studies welcomes Student Groups Specialist

Graduate Studies welcomes Student Groups Specialist Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018


CampSpark welcomes refugee students to Rice for week of STEM activities

CampSpark welcomes refugee students to Rice for week of STEM activities Thursday, Jul. 5, 2018


Promoting pedestrian and cyclist safety with pizza

Promoting pedestrian and cyclist safety with pizza Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2018


Rice signs MOU with Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées

Rice signs MOU with Federal University of Toulouse Midi-Pyrénées Monday, Jun. 18, 2018


Biking to Rice

Biking to Rice Thursday, May. 24, 2018


Prizes and awards to 2018 degree recipients

Prizes and awards to 2018 degree recipients Monday, May. 14, 2018


Rice’s tiniest cap and gown

Rice’s tiniest cap and gown Monday, May. 14, 2018


Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday and Saturday

Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday and Saturday Thursday, May. 10, 2018


Economics students, faculty honored at annual awards ceremony

Economics students, faculty honored at annual awards ceremony Monday, May. 7, 2018


3 Rice alums win prestigious Soros Fellowships

3 Rice alums win prestigious Soros Fellowships Tuesday, Apr. 17, 2018


Rice has 32 new NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Rice has 32 new NSF Graduate Research Fellows Monday, Apr. 16, 2018


Rice U. students create training device for cervical cancer screening

Rice U. students create training device for cervical cancer screening Monday, Apr. 16, 2018


Rice community shows support for DACA

Rice community shows support for DACA Monday, Mar. 12, 2018


Mahadevan wins top prize at Three-Minute Thesis competition

Mahadevan wins top prize at Three-Minute Thesis competition Monday, Mar. 12, 2018


GSA Culture Night brought the bulgogi and Brazilian Batalá drummers

GSA Culture Night brought the bulgogi and Brazilian Batalá drummers Monday, Feb. 19, 2018


Rice’s Latin American Graduate Student Association sends aid to Mexico and Puerto Rico

Rice’s Latin American Graduate Student Association sends aid to Mexico and Puerto Rico Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018


Rice researchers demonstrate water desalination technology in D.C.

Rice researchers demonstrate water desalination technology in D.C. Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017


Art history conference explores ‘health’

Art history conference explores ‘health’ Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017


Smalley-Curl awards first STAR graduate research grants

Smalley-Curl awards first STAR graduate research grants Friday, Oct. 6, 2017


Meet the 2017-2018 Rice Graduate Student Association officers

Meet the 2017-2018 Rice Graduate Student Association officers Thursday, Sep. 28, 2017


How Owls are helping fellow Owls and other Houstonians recover from Hurricane Harvey

How Owls are helping fellow Owls and other Houstonians recover from Hurricane Harvey Tuesday, Sep. 5, 2017


Updates on Hurricane Harvey

Updates on Hurricane Harvey Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017


Graduate Owls enjoy barbecue with the president and other O-Week activities

Graduate Owls enjoy barbecue with the president and other O-Week activities Friday, Aug. 18, 2017


Economics students honored at annual awards ceremony

Economics students honored at annual awards ceremony Monday, May. 15, 2017


Link between heart disease risk factors and depression is biological, not behavioral

Link between heart disease risk factors and depression is biological, not behavioral Wednesday, May. 10, 2017


Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday, Saturday

Commencement ceremonies planned for Friday, Saturday Friday, May. 5, 2017


The Way I See It: Houston, we have science communication!

The Way I See It: Houston, we have science communication! Thursday, Apr. 13, 2017


Rice students and alumni awarded NSF fellowships for graduate research

Rice students and alumni awarded NSF fellowships for graduate research Monday, Apr. 3, 2017


11 graduate programs rank among top 25

11 graduate programs rank among top 25 Tuesday, Mar. 14, 2017


Grad students win prizes for presentations in 90-Second Thesis Competition

Grad students win prizes for presentations in 90-Second Thesis Competition Monday, Mar. 6, 2017


Rice celebrates diverse cultures

Rice celebrates diverse cultures Friday, Feb. 24, 2017


Lesbian women less likely than heterosexuals to get annual pap smears

Lesbian women less likely than heterosexuals to get annual pap smears Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017


Rice grad students win grant to help increase participation in philosophy

Rice grad students win grant to help increase participation in philosophy Friday, Dec. 9, 2016


MBA student leaders convene at Rice

MBA student leaders convene at Rice Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016


Sweet rewards

Sweet rewards Friday, Nov. 18, 2016


Rice signs MOU with Costa Rica

Rice signs MOU with Costa Rica Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016


5 Jones School professors recognized with teaching honors

5 Jones School professors recognized with teaching honors Monday, May. 16, 2016


WuDunn: For own sake, make empathy a priority

WuDunn: For own sake, make empathy a priority Saturday, May. 14, 2016


Prizes and awards to degree recipients

Prizes and awards to degree recipients Friday, May. 13, 2016


Commencement ceremonies are planned for May 13-14

Commencement ceremonies are planned for May 13-14 Friday, May. 6, 2016


Shamoo: ‘I had to stop worrying and love the lecture’

Shamoo: ‘I had to stop worrying and love the lecture’ Monday, May. 2, 2016


Professional master’s programs move to new location

Professional master’s programs move to new location Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2016


5 Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellows recruited

5 Rice Academy Postdoctoral Fellows recruited Monday, Mar. 28, 2016


Paulsen wins top prize at Graduate Student 90-Second Thesis Competition

Paulsen wins top prize at Graduate Student 90-Second Thesis Competition Monday, Mar. 14, 2016


Rice celebrates international culture

Rice celebrates international culture Friday, Feb. 26, 2016


Getting into the holiday spirit

Getting into the holiday spirit Monday, Dec. 7, 2015


Rice Academy of Fellows aims to boost research profile

Rice Academy of Fellows aims to boost research profile Monday, Nov. 2, 2015


Rice, MD Anderson win $1.8M for nanotech, cancer training

Rice, MD Anderson win $1.8M for nanotech, cancer training Monday, Oct. 12, 2015


Rice releases results from Survey on Unwanted Sexual Experiences

Rice releases results from Survey on Unwanted Sexual Experiences Monday, Sep. 21, 2015


Glasscock School’s Master of Liberal Studies program celebrates milestone

Glasscock School’s Master of Liberal Studies program celebrates milestone Monday, Sep. 21, 2015


Rice’s Center for Teaching Excellence hosts first TA training

Rice’s Center for Teaching Excellence hosts first TA training Friday, Aug. 28, 2015