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 23 , 2019

We’ve Cleared a Way to Your New Path

There’s no better time to start your Master of Liberal Studies journey than right now.

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Nov 15 , 2016

Secrets to Successful Interviewing

How many times have you been on the losing side of an interview? In today’s tough business climate and economic slowdown, finding the right job is more critical than ever.

The Thinker by Rodin
Oct 31 , 2016

How to Design an Authentic Life

In our social media-saturated world, the concept of authenticity is a popular one. What does an authentic life look like and how do we get there?

Professional speaking and communications coaches, Mike Fain and Christopher Hunter
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.

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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
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

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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
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
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
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
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

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