Niels C. Nielsen Jr., Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Religious Thought and honorary associate of Will Rice College, died March 27.
Caroline Levander was named one of "Houston's 50 Most Influential Women of 2017" by Houston Woman Magazine.
A new website, daca.rice.edu, includes a full FAQ section, lists of campus, local and national resources and statements of university support for students who are in the U.S.
David Minter, a former English Department chair, interim vice provost and university librarian, interim provost and longtime English professor, died Aug. 21
Kathleen Canning, who chairs the largest department of history in the U.S. at the University of Michigan (U-M), will become dean of humanities at Rice University Jan. 1.
Caroline Levander, English professor and vice president for strategic initiatives and digital education, has been awarded a Fulbright Research Fellowship.