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.

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

5 Tips to Starting a Business

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Professional speaking and communications coaches, Mike Fain and Christopher Hunter
by admin  |  Oct 17 , 2016

Taking Public Speaking to the Next Level

For the past 12 years, Michael Fain, J.D. and Christopher Hunter have been a "dynamic duo" that takes public speaking to the next level at Rice.

People talking on sidewalk at contemporary art event
by admin  |  Sep 12 , 2016

Contemporary Art for Your Heart and Mind

Contemporary art has a unique way of weaving together powerful visual experiences with intellectual and emotional stimulation.

Group practicing mindful communication
by admin  |  Sep 06 , 2016

Make Mindful Communication Your Goal This Fall

As companies evolve and become increasingly more diverse, the need for meaningful communication is essential for a successful workplace with employees who have differing backgrounds and

SXSW edu logo
by admin  |  Mar 03 , 2016

Kim McGaw to Present at Upcoming SXSWedu

Improv and Zombies will take center stage as Kim McGaw, director of professional programs, presents at the South by Southwest Education Conference (SXSWedu® ) in Austin.

Azaleas on the Rice campus with Lovett Hall in background
by admin  |  Mar 02 , 2016

Rice Alum Returns to Advance Religious Tolerance

Last summer, Zahra Jamal, Ph.D., who earned two undergraduate degrees from Rice University, was named the associate director for community engagement at Rice’s Boniuk Institute for the Study and

Anderson Clarke Center
by admin  |  Feb 24 , 2016

'Scribal Culture' and the Internet

In an era of Internet communication, what can we learn from turning points in “scribal culture”?

Participants active at a brain changer event
by admin  |  Feb 22 , 2016

Moving Your Body Can Be a Brain Changer

Personal expression is not only the words you choose or the manner in which you convey those words. The way you use your body communicates more than you might think.

Academic Quad with Flowers
by admin  |  Feb 12 , 2016

Our Valentine’s Gift to You: Love + Empathy

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Glasscock School is offering a fresh look at the complex subjects of love and empathy. Dr. Michael Winters will teach two courses that explore these

Anderson Clarke Center
by admin  |  Feb 10 , 2016

Memorial Concert to be Held for Demaris Hudspeth

Glasscock School's dear friend, Demaris Hudspeth, and her husband Hank left an indelible mark on our school and the continuing education programs it provides.

People excavating outside
by admin  |  Feb 08 , 2016

Space City as an Archaeological Site?

Houston has a history rich with details that can help us better understand our ancestors and our environment and perhaps also our future.

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