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EXPLORE LIFE AT RICE

What if you could get a first-hand
look at life at Rice

  • Want to see what it’s like to live off campus at Rice? Take a look at a day in the life of Andrew, Martel ‘24

  • Welcome to Valentine's Day at Rice University's residential colleges! In this blog post, we'll explore the unique traditions shared by our dedicated adult core teams (A-Teams) at our residential colleges. Join us in exploring the diverse ways in which the adult core teams infuse the spirit of Valentine's Day into the fabric of student life through culinary creativity, seasonal decorations and hands-on activities.

  • Innovative, high-growth startups in the clean energy transition and high-tech space came onto Rice Campus, eager to tap into the talent pool of current Owls. The Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship (LILIE) hosted a Startup Job & Internship Fair in partnership with the Center of Career Development. Follow along as Anya Y. ('26) shares her experience at the fair. 

  • Rice students, whether through research or community service, strive to embody the values of innovation and care by prioritizing the health and wellbeing of their fellow students. Student-led health initiatives are a pivotal part of the university’s efforts to encourage students to learn beyond the classroom. Take a look below at just a few of the student-led health initiatives that are embedded in Rice’s Culture of Care.

  • The MOB's vibrant and spirited performances have become a staple at Rice football games, and their unique style of scattering into various formations on the field while playing good music adds an element of entertainment to every game.

  • Devika and Naman take a break from studying for finals to explore Houston's Chinatown. Catch a glimpse of Houston’s vibrant cultural scene as they whisk you away on a food and adventure tour of Dun Huang Plaza.

  • As winter break approaches, there's a sense of gratitude in the air. Office of Admission interns Devika and Naman went around campus to ask students what they're thankful for this year. Watch our video to see the responses. We hope you have a restful break!

  • Jaclynn and Ayla are both students at Rice pursuing art. While Jaclynn works with multiple mediums, Ayla’s concentration is filmmaking and interdisciplinary projects. Take a closer look at their artistic pursuits and learn more about how the support and mentorship of the Art Department has helped to nurture their creative passions.

  • In this blog post, four students share the research endeavors that led them on an illuminating journey through the realm of social sciences. Find out more about the passion, dedication and intellectual curiosity of our students, as well as their commitment to addressing societal challenges, fostering inclusivity and shaping a more equitable future.

  • Former Secretaries of State James A. Baker, III and Hillary Rodham Clinton shared a moderated discussion over geopolitics, foreign affairs and public service at the Baker Institute’s 30th Anniversary Gala. The late former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger made an appearance via a pre-recorded video. Follow along as Office of Admission interns Naman and Devika recount their unforgettable night.

     

  • Each fall, Rice students escape the classroom for a 4-day weekend, otherwise known as Midterm Recess. This long weekend allows Owls to seek some well-deserved solace, rest and fun amidst the busy school year. Follow along as our intern Naman recounts his classic Texas road trip to San Antonio and Big Bend with a group of friends during Midterm Recess. 

  • The Boniuk Institute is dedicated to understanding and promoting religious tolerance through educational programming and multidisciplinary research. Here is one student’s experience with the Institute.

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