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.

Aug 28 , 2018

A Glimpse at the Life of Ella Fitzgerald

This fall we are excited to celebrate the lives and legacies of influential female jazz singers with our offering, Legendary Female Jazz Singers: From Ella to Esperanza. In preparation for this...

Brochstein Pavilion at night with lights on
Sep 29 , 2015

Explore Your Campus Dining Options!

If you are coming to campus after work or if you are meeting friends before class, Rice University has some great dining options for you to try.

Classic car on Cuban street in front of government building
Sep 25 , 2015

After Many Years...a Cuban Thaw

In December 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raúl Castro announced the beginning of normalizing relations between Cuba and the U.S.

man with technological device
Sep 18 , 2015

Pushing the Boundaries of Neuroscience

Researchers in the field of neuroscience seek to understand the brain’s role in development, learning, memory, aging, disease, injury, and physical and emotional healing.

guggenheim museum in new york
Sep 16 , 2015

The Stories Behind the Collections

In today’s modern world, there has been a premium placed on the act of reducing clutter and leading a simpler life. However, there is a basic human instinct and desire to want to collect things.

Series of planetary objects
Sep 11 , 2015

An Eternal Question: Are We Alone in the Universe?

Are we alone? The field of astrobiology seeks to answer this very question; or at least other questions whose answers give breath to possibility.

Sun shining on Amazon river among the trees
Sep 10 , 2015

Seeing the Forest for More Than the Trees

The Amazon is Earth’s largest rainforest, encompassing about 2.1 million square miles in South America. Many issues are facing this unique region.

Anne and Bob Baillio gathered at outdoor events
Sep 09 , 2015

Donor Spotlight: Anne and Bob Baillio

Anne and Bob Baillio have actively supported Rice University for decades.

Collage of lectures at GSCS
Sep 04 , 2015

Fall Preview 2015 Was a Success

We had almost 200 visitors to the Anderson-Clarke Center on Wednesday to experience our second annual Fall Preview event!

People working in lab as sun sets
Sep 02 , 2015

Developing a 360 View of Creativity

Each of the many courses we offer during the year requires significant “behind-the-scenes” time, energy and planning, and our Personal Development team is careful to bring just the right subject

Students running with flags at Rice football stadium
Aug 31 , 2015

Keep Calm ... Football Season is Back

With the official start of college football returning this week, the countdown to kickoff has begun here at Rice.

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