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Rice University Turns 100

Posted on · An institution synonymous with Houston — Rice University — is marking its 100th anniversary. Rice started off with just seventy students in four buildings. It's now one of the top research schools in the nation.

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Gift Will Help Sustain Rice Urban Research Institute

Posted on · The institute that puts together the annual Houston area survey is about to receive a tremendous financial gift — and a new name. Rice University is set to formally announce later this afternoon a multi-million dollar endowment that will support expanded research on how Houston is changing, and how those changes compare with other cities around the world. David Pitman has more.

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The Right Opportunity between U.S. and Pakistan

Posted on · Pakistan's Foreign Minister delivers his assessment of his country's relations with the United States. He told a packed audience at Rice University's Baker Institute that the advent of democracy in Pakistan creates the right opportunity for improved relations. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Rice Researchers Say Tiny Cages Can Hold Super-Dense Hydrogen

Posted on · Gas prices are lower now, but over the summer hit the four-dollar a gallon mark here in Houston. Scientists are now working harder than ever to figure out ways to perfect alternative ways to power vehicles. At Rice University, researchers have taken a small step toward figuring out how to store hydrogen in a dense-enough form to be used as fuel. Jack Williams explains.