Glasscock School Blog

Would you like to get to know us better? Our blog is a great place to start. Browse in-depth features that discuss our rich variety of courses and esteemed instructors, as well as articles about our involvement in the Houston community.

by gscsmarketing  |  May 29 , 2018

Collaborators in Creativity

These enthusiastic studio art students made some “sketchy” new friends this past spring – and that’s nothing but a compliment.

Woman business owner working in clothing design studio
by mpaetow  |  Feb 21 , 2018

5 Tips to Starting a New Business

Starting a business is an exciting time in any new entrepreneur’s life. Here are some tips to help you avoid common pitfalls.

Pixar signage at entrance to studio
by gscsmarketing  |  Feb 16 , 2018

Remembering the Moments That Shaped Us

Why is a scholar of Medieval Studies interested in Pixar films? And what makes these films resonate across ages and generations?

couple sitting back to back in park reading
by gscsmarketing  |  Feb 12 , 2018

A Little Bit of Magic: Joseph Campana on Love

Dr. Joseph Campana explores the enduring power of poetry, shares some of his favorite love poetry and offers advice on writing a love poem.

First responders rescuing people in Hurricane Harvey flood waters
by gscsmarketing  |  Jan 09 , 2018

Lessons From Harvey: The Art of Action

As the new year offers fresh beginnings, artist and instructor Laura Spector looks back at 2017 and her unexpected role in rescue operations during Hurricane Harvey.

Car floating over water
by gscsmarketing  |  Dec 13 , 2017

Adventures at the End of the Road

We encourage our students to join the expedition of curiosity. Sometimes, the road takes a twist.

Exterior of Anderson-Clarke building
by gscsmarketing  |  Oct 05 , 2017

Our School Welcomes Dr. Robert Bruce!

Rice has named Dr. Robert Bruce Jr., as dean of the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

Collage of wall at 50th Anniversary event at GSCS
by gscsmarketing  |  Sep 21 , 2017

Learning as a Way of Life: Reimagining Learning

One of the great developments of our time is the reimagining of learning and education.

Anderson-Clarke building in daytime
by gscsmarketing  |  Sep 11 , 2017

A Message From Dean Mary McIntire: Hurricane

Our mission at the Glasscock School is to serve as a bridge between Rice University and the greater Houston community. We will not let a storm like Harvey sway us from that mission.

Young student observing eclipse with tools
by gscsmarketing  |  Aug 20 , 2017

Great American Eclipse: Photography Tips

Are you planning to take pictures of the eclipse? Photographer Tom Flaherty offers some expert advice for this once-in-a-lifetime event.

Eclipse with ring of light around the moon
by gscsmarketing  |  Aug 17 , 2017

Get Ready for the Eclipse of a Lifetime!

Houston will get about 70 percent totality on Aug. 21. Astrophysicist Christopher Johns-Krull offers some fascinating insight on this rare sky event.

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