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mark hansen lecture

How Mark Hansen uses statistics and data to bolster journalism Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

As part of the James R. Thompson Distinguished Lecture Series, the statistician discusses a career path that landed him a byline in the New York Times.


Michael Wong

Wong named William M. McCardell Professor in Chemical Engineering Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019

ChBE department chair joined Rice faculty in 2001.


Dean talks energy, data and hiring students with ExxonMobil execs

Dean talks energy, data and hiring students with ExxonMobil execs Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2019

Raymond E. Jones and Kenneth A. Warren visit Rice Engineering for fireside chat with Reginald DesRoches.


Paula Ayala

How Rice 360° inspired this student to grow into a leader Monday, Sep. 23, 2019

Following her heroine Rebecca Richards-Kortum, bioengineering junior Paula Ayala focuses on medical design.


elizabeth and matthew brake

Brakes team up to teach engineering ethics Monday, Sep. 16, 2019

SIblings and Rice professors Elizabeth and Matthew Brake encourage students to consider tough questions.


Online Master of Computer Science program adds two lecturers

Online Master of Computer Science program adds two lecturers Friday, Sep. 13, 2019

Marmar Orooji and Janell Straach join faculty of Rice's top-ranked computer science department.


Eight Rice Engineering alumni to be honored in November

Eight Rice Engineering alumni to be honored in November Tuesday, Sep. 10, 2019

The event is sponsored by Rice Engineering and the Rice Engineering Alumni


Rice Engineering ranks among top 20 undergraduate programs in nation

Rice Engineering ranks among top 20 undergraduate programs in nation Monday, Sep. 9, 2019

In U.S. News and World Report annual rating, Rice remains top ranked undergraduate university in Texas.


Jessica Gan

How Rice prepared this data scientist for Silicon Valley Tuesday, Sep. 3, 2019

Jessica Gan '14, '15 uses her professional master's degree in statistics to improve the accuracy of Google Maps.