Posted on · In recent days, labor and community groups have rallied in Houston, and across the nation, calling for a raise in the minimum wage, currently 7.25 an hour, and encouraging employers to voluntarily pay employees more. Texas has more minimum wage workers than any other state, and the 2nd-highest percentage of hourly paid workers making the […]
Posted on · Finals are a source of stress for many university students this time of year. Schools have been offering extended library hours and extra counseling sessions for a long time, but some colleges are coming up with quirky ways to help students tackle exams.
Posted on · Rice University plans to open a new Center for the Arts thanks to a $20 million grant from the Moody Foundation.
Posted on · Scientists at Rice University are developing a "green" battery that uses plant matter to hold a charge.
Posted on · This week Rice University is celebrating its centennial and there's a new Houston brew to immortalize the year the university opened.
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.
Posted on · A new Rice University study focuses on leadership, and whether the way people perceive their leaders affects their willingness to contribute to the common good. As Gail Delaughter reports, it's all about status.
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.
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.
Posted on · Texas Children's Hospital will move research labs into a new facility on Rice University's campus. It's the first agreement between the University and a Texas Medical Center institution to share space. Laurie Johnson reports.
Posted on · The death of a Rice University football player has ended in a settlement that could save the lives of other young athletes. Rod Rice reports.
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.
Posted on · A team at Rice University is finding that a strip of graphite only ten atoms thick can serve as the basic element of a new type of memory. Ed Mayberry reports.
Posted on · What if beer could be good for you? That's the question some students at rice university pose in a scientific experiment they're conducting. Laurie Johnson has the story.