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Abstract | Winter 2017
10 months ago

Abstract | Winter 2017

Do the Math

  • The strategies once used in baseball analytics are now being applied to employee management
  • Personality traits can help predict work performance

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Folk Revival
10 months ago

Folk Revival

When Houston gets its due as a music hub, you hear about its hip-hop, country, zydeco, blues, R&B, jazz, and rock ’n’ roll.

And justifiably so: It’s a …
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Breathe Easy, Repeat
10 months ago

Breathe Easy, Repeat

The boy was minutes old and near death. His breath came in shallow, rapid gasps. His mother, Mary Nankwenya, knew something was terribly wrong. When her labor had begun several …
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A Parliament of Election Experts
12 months ago

A Parliament of Election Experts

These days, just about the only thing Democrats and Republicans seem to agree on is that the 2016 presidential election has been one of the most consequential in American history. …
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ABSTRACT | Fall 2016
1 year ago

ABSTRACT | Fall 2016

Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution Scott Solomon (Yale University Press, 2016)

Modern humans aren’t an evolutionary end point, posits Scott Solomon, a professor in …
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A Link to Rice’s Earliest Days
1 year ago

A Link to Rice’s Earliest Days

KATHERINE TSANOFF BROWN ’38 LIVED MOST of her life at Rice. Her father, philosophy professor Radoslav Tsanoff, was among the earliest arrivals at the new institute. He and his …
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SYLLABUS: The Marmot of Wall Street
1 year ago

SYLLABUS: The Marmot of Wall Street

BUSI 343 Financial Management (Fall 2016)

DEPARTMENT Business

DESCRIPTION This course introduces students to the core concepts of corporate finance. Students will learn how to evaluate …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller
1 year ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller

LISA BALABANLILAR

Taking the long way to academia When I was a head resident fellow at McMurtry College, the adult team would host events and tell hilarious stories …
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Gifted and Black
1 year ago

Gifted and Black

The following timeline and oral histories explore the steps that led up to Rice’s desegregation and feature the voices of black alumni who lived that experience.


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Summer School
1 year ago

Summer School

The trouble started with an unsettling sound every time our driver, Hugh, put his foot on the accelerator.

We were at least an hour from our destination, a remote …
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