Bayougraphy

Shannon LaBove: Rice University’s Great Debater

Everyone talks, but few know how to turn a speech into a work of art.

11/21/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Ice House

The Perfect Party: Cause and Effect Edition

These six Houstonians saw swift and immediate reactions to their work this month.

10/24/2016 By Catherine Matusow

Ice House

Those Million Mattress Firms Aren’t Going Anywhere—for Now

Wondering what will change with the Firm’s purchase by a South African furniture giant? So were we.

10/24/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Hidden Houston

Where’s Your Sign?

How to find four of Houston’s most hidden bars

10/24/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Made in Houston

The Story of Houston's Sprawl, on Your Coffee Table

Two Houston engineers have created the ultimate conversation-worthy coasters.

08/03/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Made in Houston

Rice Grad Thu Nguyen Takes Flight into Fashion

This stylish student is making the leap from fashion blogger to fashion designer.

06/21/2016 By Miranda Proctor

Cheap Eats

Meal Plan: Dining on a College Kid Budget

For the students among us, the best cheap eats near St. Thomas, UH and Rice.

05/31/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Final Act

At Rice University, a Legend Retires

Famously energetic English professor J. Dennis Huston exits the stage after 50 years of teaching.

04/28/2016 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Stats on Stats

Top 5 Takeaways from the Latest Houston Area Survey

For starters, public opinion on HERO doesn't match the way Houston voted.

04/25/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Good-Bayou

A Farewell Tour of Houston: Dive Bars and Skyspaces

No final week in Houston is complete without visits to Poison Girl, Istanbul Grill and the James Turrell installation at Rice.

03/18/2016 By Hala Daher

Books & Talks

Storied City: A Guide to Literary Houston

Who knew Houston was a literary mecca? We did.

01/05/2016 By Gwendolyn Zepeda and Nick Esquer

Museum News

MFAH Takes On Diversity with Mellon Recruits

The museum announces its latest group of Mellon Foundation curatorial fellows, primed to learn the ins and outs of high art curation.

12/31/2015 By William Geoffrey Wood

Mental Health

Anxiety Goes to College

Houston-area campuses are scrambling to meet the mental health needs of a generation of students beset by an increasingly diagnosed condition.

11/03/2015 By Marianella Orlando Photography by Brian Goldman

Bayougraphy

The Brain Man of Baylor

Neuroscientist David Eagleman discusses parenting, the prison system and his new PBS show.

09/29/2015 By Lonna Dawson

Dept. of Inventions

Saving Children With—and From—Car Safety Seats

A Rice engineering team invents a system for saving infants left in hot cars, but will it make it to market?

08/04/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Urban Planning

Cornering the Futures Market

Four Houston think tanks have competing visions for the future. Which will be proven right?

05/31/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

News

Restaurants Across Houston Remain Closed Due to Flooding

Bernie's Burger Bus, Underbelly, Lopez and others are currently closed.

05/26/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Eat Fresh

Fresh Peaches and More at the Rice University Farmers Market

This Tuesday-only market is your one-stop shop for local produce, meats, eggs, jams and more.

05/19/2015 By Kayla Stewart

talks

Famed Installation Artist Michael Petry To Deliver Rice's Campbell Lectures

The London-based artist (and Rice alum) will discuss his career and scholarship over three nights.

04/07/2015 By Michael Hardy

lecture

How Green Is Your Theater?

Measuring the environmental impact of the arts

03/26/2015 By Michael Hardy