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Vardi honored for introducing 'a new paradigm' in computing

Moshe Y. Vardi, the Karen Ostrum George Distinguished Service Professor in Computational Engineering and director of the Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology at Rice University, has received two honorary doctorates from European universities.

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Rebecca Richards-Kortum named US science envoy

Rice University global health pioneer will focus on opportunities in Africa. 
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It's hurricane season again

While forecasters with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are predicting a 75-percent chance that the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season will be near  or above normal, experts at Rice University say Houston is little better prepared for extreme weather than it was last summer when... Read more
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Renata Ramos named associate dean of academic affairs

Renata F. Ramos, an associate teaching professor in bioengineering, has been named associate dean of academic affairs for the George R. Brown School of Engineering at Rice University, as of July 1.

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EERI names DesRoches 'Distinguished Lecturer'

Reginald DesRoches, the William and Stephanie Sick Dean of the George R. Brown School of Engineering, and professor of civil and environmental engineering, and of mechanical engineering at Rice University, has been honored with the prestigious 2018 Distinguished Lecturer Award by the Earthquake... Read more