books

Rice Art Historian Publishes His Magnum Opus

William Camfield will discuss the first installment of his four-volume Francis Picabia catalogue raisonné at the Menil on Wednesday.

02/17/2015 By Michael Hardy

breaking news

KTRU Returning to Houston Airwaves

Rice's student-run radio station received an FCC permit today to resume broadcast on a new frequency, 96.1 FM.

02/09/2015 By Michael Hardy

Ice House

December’s Perfect Party

As the new year approaches, change is on our minds—and we’re not the only ones.

11/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

film

Rare Film Documents Landmark Menil Exhibition

Artist Dario Robleto introduces a never-before-seen documentary.

11/18/2014 By Michael Hardy

Ice House Interview

Interview: Friends with (Potential) Benefits for Mankind

These Rice University researchers are going viral—but not in the way you think.

09/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

city planning

Reinventing Rice Village

Architects and planners will race the clock this weekend to win the annual Rice Design Alliance design competition.

07/31/2014 By Elise Rambaud Marrion

Museum District Guide

Slideshow: The Museum District in Ten Objects

A guide to finding the Berlin Wall and other pieces of history

06/02/2014 By Michael Hardy Photography by Lucky 11 Studios

Gather ’Round!

June’s Perfect Party

Summer always feels like a time for new beginnings, so this month we choose guests who will get in on the spirit.

06/02/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Personalities

May’s Perfect Party

When people care deeply about something, we care deeply about partying with them.

04/30/2014 By Catherine Matusow

Educate Yourself

Fashion and Film at Rice

A local designer launches a discussion about the most stylish films of all time.

04/10/2014 By Peter Holley

Classical Music

Violinist Gidon Kremer Brings Eastern Europe to Houston

An interview with the founder of the innovative Kremerata Baltica chamber orchestra.

02/04/2014 By Michael Hardy

Gun Rights

Did Rice University Push This Man Out Because of His Politics?

Kyle Coplen was an adjunct professor at Rice. He also wants to give a gun to every woman in town.

02/02/2014 By Peter Holley

Newsfix

Video: Concussions and College Athletics on Newsfix

An exclusive interview with the Rice athlete who had to retire from competitive sports

01/21/2014 By Dan Derozier

Sports

What Makes a Successful Athlete Retire at the Age of 21?

Increasing awareness of health risks deals another blow to kids and sports.

12/31/2013 By Catherine Matusow

Slideshow

Club Berlin at Rice University's Baker Institute

Punk rock took over the Baker Institute for a night.

11/26/2013

Hospitality

Tie Goes to the Bartender

Or, how to get kicked out of your favorite bar.

11/18/2013 By Dan Derozier

Special Event

The Literature of War

William Broyles and Ben Fountain discuss writing about war ahead of Rice University event for military veterans.

11/05/2013 By Michael Hardy

City on a Hill

Let’s Talk “Houstonization”

A once-dirty word gets a new meaning

10/31/2013 By Robb Walsh

Art

You're So Vane (SLIDESHOW)

Mark di Suvero's new sculpture "Po-um (Lyric)" is installed on Rice University's campus.

08/19/2013 By Michael Hardy

Civic Treasures

Houston's Top 10 Public Sculptures

A completely objective guide to the city's best public art

08/01/2013