Excerpts from Owlmanac, Fall 2020
A century ago, a member of Rice’s first graduating class became a leader at the center of the women’s suffrage movement in Washington, D.C.
Two centuries ago, an epidemic led to political and racial strife and exacerbated fears of immigrant refugees. What does history tell us about the politics of disease?
These young alumni have a zillion different dreams, but one thing in common — being a Rice grad is never far from their hearts and minds.
History professor and alumnus Alexander Byrd will guide university diversity initiatives.
Chemical engineer Michael S. Wong searches for ways to remove PFAS pollutants from water.
Based on almost 40 years of data, sociologist Stephen L. Klineberg paints a portrait of a city that heralds the changing face of America
Provost Reginald DesRoches in his own words
Scientists use egg protein coating to preserve fresh fruits and vegetables.
Jaylen Carr '21 has taken a childhood passion for video games to the next level.
Campus dining staff meet the challenge of preparing meals for students during the pandemic.
In August 2020, Rice welcomed its newest Owls — first-time freshmen and transfer students — during this most unusual historic moment.
PCF tents provide room for classes and clubs to meet safely during COVID-19.
The Vital Role of Student Leadership
As a composer for beloved films like “Coco,” Germaine Franco moves audiences while creating opportunities for young people in her community.