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Rebecca Richards-Kortum and Maria Oden, founders of Rice 360°   |   Credit: Brandon Martin, Rice University

Congratulations to Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Maria Oden and the staff and students of Rice 360°, on NEST 360° being one of the four finalists in the MacArthur Foundation’s 100&Change competition. Read more  

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NEST 360° a finalist for MacArthur Foundation's 100&Change

NEST360°, a visionary 10-year effort to save the lives of 500,000 African babies per year, is a finalist for the MacArthur Foundation's first $100 million 100&Change grant.

Thirteen new faculty members join the School of Engineering

Thirteen new faculty members in seven departments are joining the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University.

John Clark

John Clark Jr., a Rice fixture for 49 years, dies at age 80

John Clark Jr., professor of electrical and computer engineering and of bioengineering and a former master of Sid Richardson College, died Aug. 6 at age 80. A member of the Rice faculty since 1968 and a full professor since 1979, Clark would have completed 50 years of service next July.
Senior mechanical engineer Emma Baker in lab

A word to freshmen about leadership

Welcome fellow Owls! And congratulations on being part of the Rice University Class of 2021. We are so excited to have you here and we can’t wait to see the impact you will make at this university, and beyond.  

Photo of C. Herb Ward holding a copy of his book

New books detail Gulf of Mexico before the spill

Rretired Rice professor organizes assessment of the Gulf's health before Deepwater Horizon accident.