Set in the heart of the nation's fourth-largest city, Rice is a comprehensive research university that fosters diversity and an intellectual environment that produces leaders across the spectrum of human endeavor.
Consistently ranked among the best values in higher education, with a highly recognized and respected residential college system, Rice transforms outstanding students into global scholars who envision new possibilities and leave their imprint on the world.
NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
Admitted student events will be held on campus throughout the month of April. We look forward to welcoming our newest students to Rice in the coming weeks, and for O-week in the fall!
Rice University's Blaque Robinson is one of 20 college students across the country selected for a 2015 Beinecke Scholarship. The $34,000 award supports graduate education in the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Rice University computer scientist Krishna Palem has won a prestigious Guggenheim Fellowship to collaborate with colleagues in the United Kingdom in hope of making the resolution of weather and climate models 10 times finer through supercomputing with an ultra-energy-efficient approach.
Forty-two teams hailing from some of the world's top universities will vie for more than $1.6 million in prizes at the 15th annual Rice Business Plan Competition (RBPC) at Rice University's Jones Graduate of Business April 16-18. It is the world's richest and largest student startup competition of its kind and hosted by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship and the Jones Graduate School of Business.
For a second straight year, Rice volleyball right side hitter Chelsey Harris is amongst 36 athletes chosen to participate in the U.S. Collegiate National Team (CNT) program.
Neonatal incubators are overall pretty simple devices, but they're bulky and are often quite expensive. In order to help make them standard equipment in even some of the most remote and poorest clinics in the world, students at Rice University created an incubator for about $250 in parts, and that can be flat packed for easy shipment to anywhere.
The annual Fiske Guide to Colleges has named Rice University one of 22 "Best Buys" for 2015.
Rice University is also ranked No. 4 on Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine's 2015 list of best values among private universities.
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