Posing in the Rain

6 Gorgeous Spots for Rainy Day Photoshoots in Houston

The city’s stormy season doesn’t have to stop you from making memories you’ll never forget.

06/22/2020 By Kaitlyn Miller

No more handshakes

The Future of Work in a Post-Pandemic World

We talked to three local experts about what the workplace is going to look like after the coronavirus crisis.

06/09/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

The Sesquipedalian

Grace Walters Is the Spelling Bee Coach of Champions

In the world of competitive spelling, an 18-year-old from Magnolia is queen bee.

05/01/2020 By Laura Furr Mericas

Sponsored Content

Public Policy for a New Era: Introducing Rice University’s Master of Social Policy Evaluation

The program emphasizes using data analytics and research science to impact social policy and improve people’s lives.

03/02/2020

Perfect Party

March's Perfect Party: The Rah-Rah-Dash Edition

This month we're inviting a Houston Dash player, a super smart septuagenarian, and a bloodthirsty squirrel.

03/02/2020 By Catherine Matusow

Fix Houston

How to Mitigate Flooding

10 tips to help prevent future flooding.

01/30/2020 By Jeff Balke

Perfect Party

November's Perfect Party: Ladies' Night Edition

This month is all about female empowerment.

10/28/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Last Words

Levee Confronts Existential Anxiety With Paul Otremba's Most Potent Poetry

The late Rice professor turned in his final collection of poems in the throes of stomach cancer.

08/26/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Essay

For Me, Aladdin Has Always Been Complicated. I'm Finally OK With That.

On the occasion of Houston's Aladdin obsession, one writer looks at the story as a way to process her identity.

06/28/2019 By Ivanka Perez

The Book of Life

Finding Poetry in the News

Rice professor Joesph Campana's new book of poetry mines history from the pages of Life magazine.

04/08/2019 By Olivia Flores Alvarez

Perfect Party

April's Perfect Party: Here-Kitty-Kitty Edition

A tiger discovered by a stoner is definitely on our invite list this month.

03/25/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Page to screen

The Passage Finally Premieres on Fox This Monday

Based on Houston author Justin Cronin's addictive book trilogy, the TV adaptation finally arrives on the small screen.

01/14/2019 By Morgan Kinney

Houston's Darkest Hours

The Strange Case of the William Marsh Rice Murder

Spoiler: The butler (and another guy) did it.

11/26/2018 By Catherine Matusow

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At Rice, Houston's Wild Weather Made Manifest

Composer George Lewis builds upon the Turrell Skyspace to create a compelling, meditative experience of our chaotic environment.

11/02/2018 By Hannah Che

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Lacy Johnson Asks: What is Justice?

The author's latest book, The Reckonings, grapples with all the ways to make the world right.

10/05/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Demons

The World According to Matthew Ritchie

An ambitious multi-sensory, multimedia experience at Rice's Moody Center for the Arts tackles the history of, well, everything.

09/27/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Perfect Party

October's Perfect Party: Everyone-Loves-Snoop Edition

Snoop Dogg's musical is coming to the Hobby Center, so of course he's invited to our party.

09/21/2018 By Catherine Matusow

We've Got Spirit, Yes We Do

8 Ways to Show School Spirit That Aren't Bumper Stickers

Etsy is full of unique university gear to rep your Texas school of choice just in time for the new school year.

08/02/2018 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Never forget

What Will A Houston Flood Museum Look Like?

First, it will ebb and flow—just like water. And second, it'll debut in August 2018.

07/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney