Rice University

Type: Organization
Name: Rice University
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 2 reports

Retrofitting old buildings to make them earthquake safe

Infrastructure protection Published 22 October 2014Non-ductile reinforced concrete buildings are among the most common structures in the United States. They are also among the most deadly. Structures built prior to the 1950s in California and prior to ... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - 5 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Society: 'Evening for Rice's Honour'

A distinguished crowd of Rice supporters, athletes and old-guard Houstonians, led by Bucky and Cynthia Allshouse and Dr. Walter and Linda McReynolds , scored another hit for Rice University.The "Evening for Rice's Honour" presented T. Jay Collins and ... [Published Houston Chronicle - 7 hours ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Cisco announces winners of Security Grand Challenge

Cisco has announced the winners of three Security Grand Challenges. Taking home top honors and a $150,000 prize in the IoT Innovation Grand Challenge was Relayr for its “simple and inexpensive tools” designed to “accelerate developers' ability.”Excalibur, ... [Published SC Magazine US - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

TAYLOR DEVICES : Research Foundation for State University of New York, William Marsh Rice University, Taylor Devices Assigned Patent

By Targeted News ServiceALEXANDRIA, Va. , Oct. 21 -- Research Foundation for State University of New York , Amherst, New York , William Marsh Rice University , Houston , and Taylor Devices , North Tonawanda, New York , have been assigned a patent (8,857,110) ... [Published 4 Traders - 15 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

New GC In Tune at Pandora Legal Department

Pandora Internet Radio has a new in-house channel for Steve Bené, the company’s new general counsel and member of its executive leadership team. Bené will oversee all the company’s legal operations and matters, including corporate governance, securities, ... [Published Corporate Counsel - Oct 20 2014]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

APASA Hopes to Extend Cultural Exposure with AAHCM

Officially, Asian-American Heritage and Cultural Month is celebrated in May. Rice University, as usual, has a different take. This year, the Asian Pacific American Student Alliance is leading Rice University’s third annual AAHCM in October.The events ... [Published Rice Thresher - 19 hours ago]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Sally Ride Science

Business & Industr News Release Monday, October 20, 2014 Sally Ride Science Festival Aims to Inspire New Generation of Female Scientists in Houston with Support from ExxonMobil, Rice University Former NASA Astronaut Wendy Lawrence to Welcome Hundreds ... [Published Guidry News - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

High blood-sugar levels may harden heart valves

Tweet [embedded content]Rice University alumnus Peter Kamel, left, and bioengineer Jane Grande-Allen. Photo by Jeff FitlowRice, UT researchers manipulate valve cells, find diabetes a risk factor for heart-valve diseaseRice University bioengineers have ... [Published Rice University - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Rice makes it the whole 9 yards as a Best Places to Work in Houston

Tweet [embedded content]For the ninth year in a row, Rice University has been named one of Houston’s best places to work by the Houston Business Journal (HBJ). Rice ranked seventh in the category of businesses with more than 501 employees. Pictured ... [Published Rice University - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Graduateprograms.com Announces Fall Graduate Program Rankings

--The Fall 2014 Graduate Program Rankings is a comprehensive list of the best graduate programs in the country--ENGLEWOOD, N.J., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- East coast or west coast? Public or private?The complex decision of where to attend ... [Published Scottrade - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Politics More Divisive than Race, Gender

Posted Monday, October 20th 2014 @ 5am  by KTRH's Nik RajkovicIs politics tearing us apart?  New research shows political partisanship not only influences behavior inside the voting booth – but outside as well.Unlike race, gender and other social divides ... [Published NewsRadio 740 - KTRH - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

After 3 Decades Away, Scholar of Islamic Finance Returns to Egypt as a Provost

Mahmoud A. El-Gamal, an economist who hadn’t lived in Egypt for almost 30 years, says his interest in becoming provost of the American University in Cairo surprised even himself. But "if I’m going to contribute to any improvement in Egypt, it will be ... [Published Chronicle of Higher Education - Oct 20 2014]

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Steve Kinchen, co-owner of Hall Piano Company, said, "Future concert artists receive invaluable instruction when given opportunities such as this Master Class. Hall Piano Company and the Steinway Society of New Orleans are pleased to make this possible."
...System has engaged this process at several institutions during times of leadership transition," said UL System President Sandra K Woodley. "I believe we have a strong team of experts in the areas of academic affairs, budgeting and finance, fundraising, human resources, alumni relations, and enrollment management."
"We have an argument every time we do this — that it isn’t needed and it’s going to be too expensive or the science doesn’t show it, and we’ve shot those down every single time"  she said
"Getting home earlier cost money. Spending less time on the freeways cost money," Drake said. "Safer roadways cost money. We should not be afraid to ask ourselves to pay for what we need."

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Crisis Management Team implements ebola precaut... [Published Rice Thresher - 2 hours ago]
Registrar starts beta testing Degree Works [Published Rice Thresher - 2 hours ago]
Complimentary Master Class with Viktor Valkov O... [Published Digital Journal - 4 hours ago]
Retrofitting old buildings to make them earthqu... [Published Homeland Security News Wire - 5 hours ago]
Choosing capital maintenance and service contracts [Published Dotmed - 7 hours ago]
Society: 'Evening for Rice's Honour' [Published Houston Chronicle - 7 hours ago]
Cisco announces winners of Security Grand Chall... [Published SC Magazine US - 9 hours ago]
Next-Gen Diagnostics, Nanotechnology, and Bioen... [Published Singularity Hub - 9 hours ago]
What is the Houston Endowment? [Published Examiner.com - 9 hours ago]
Greg Abbott has lead in governor's race, accor... [Published Examiner.com - 9 hours ago]
Northwestern Institutional Review to Assist wit... [Published Noodls - 9 hours ago]
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XPRIZE ANNOUNCES FINALISTS FOR $2.25 MILLION NO... [Published Sensors WorldLink - 13 hours ago]
Total CEO de Margerie dies in executive jet cra... [Published World Oil - 14 hours ago]
Texas on Lonely Side of Battle Over Ozone Science [Published The Texas Tribune - 14 hours ago]
Total CEO Christophe de Margerie dies after exe... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 15 hours ago]
TAYLOR DEVICES : Research Foundation for State ... [Published 4 Traders - 15 hours ago]
KHOU: Abbott 47, Davis 32 [Published Off the Kuff - 16 hours ago]
Francis William ?Frank? Byerley [Published The Diboll Free Press - 19 hours ago]
APASA Hopes to Extend Cultural Exposure with AAHCM [Published Rice Thresher - 19 hours ago]
Emerging and Disruptive Technologies in High-Pe... [Published IDC - 21 hours ago]
Sally Ride Science [Published Guidry News - Oct 21 2014]
French Oil Giant Boss Dies in Moscow Executive-... [Published Bloomberg - Oct 21 2014]
SENS Research Foundation 2014 Annual Report [Published Longevity Meme - Oct 21 2014]
Retiring from business you own poses challenge [Published Buffalo News - Oct 21 2014]
Ebola fears: Blame Hollywood? [Published The Hill - Oct 20 2014]
Retrofitting old buildings to make them earthqu... [Published Georgia Tech - Oct 20 2014]
Poll: Texans Want More Transportation Spending ... [Published Houston Public Media - Oct 20 2014]
Platinum Catalysts Are Outshined By Graphene Qu... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 20 2014]
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Next-Gen Diagnostics, Nanotechnology, and Bioen... [Published Singularity Hub - 9 hours ago]
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer claimed 8.2 million lives worldwide in 2012. Perhaps no other disease highlights the need for improved diagnostic and treatment options better than cancer—which is why it’s good news there ...
Total CEO Christophe de Margerie dies after exe... [Published Financial Post - Top Stories - 15 hours ago]
Total SA’s Christophe de Margerie died when his airplane struck a snowplow on a Moscow runway, ending a career in which he oversaw the biggest expansion of oil reserves at the French energy giant in at least 15 years. The 63-year-old chief executive ...
KHOU: Abbott 47, Davis 32 [Published Off the Kuff - 16 hours ago]
A new poll to open Early Voting. Sen. Wendy Davis As early voters head to the polls for a landmark election in Texas, a new survey conducted for KHOU-TV and Houston Public Media shows Republican Greg Abbott with a commanding lead over Democrat Wendy ...
Platinum Catalysts Are Outshined By Graphene Qu... [Published IEEE Spectrum - Oct 20 2014]
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> Image: The Tour Group/Rice University Platinum is widely used as a catalyst for oxygen reduction reactions in fuel cells, but its high cost is a major obstacle to making fuel cell vehicles more affordable ...
DA race developments [Published Off the Kuff - Oct 18 2014]
Couple of stories of interest relating to the District Attorney’s race. First, DA Devon Anderson announced the creation of a special court to handle prostitution cases. Devon Anderson A new program Harris County District Attorney Devon Anderson ...
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The 2014 Rice University Business Plan Competit... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Oct 14 2014]
Rice University Energy and Environment Initiati... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 01 2014]
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