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.

Continuing studies friendships
Apr 10 , 2015

An Association of Continuing Friendships

After earning their masters, some MLS alumni weren’t ready to call it quits and applied their extra energy and focus to forming the new board.

Art gallery of Instructor Art at ACC
Apr 03 , 2015

The Fine Art of Instruction

All of our instructors here at the Glasscock School are so much more than instructors. They’re experts who are active in their fields and teaching is just one of the ways they contribute to their

Azaleas on the Rice campus
Mar 31 , 2015

Spring Arrives on the Rice Campus

Everywhere you look on the Rice campus, spring is arriving in many beautiful ways.

Person leading professional development
Mar 25 , 2015

Getting a Focus on Diversity

One of the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership’s upcoming courses springs from the idea that diversity is an essential aspect of development offices.

Empty living room
Mar 20 , 2015

Twenty Years of Dream Homes

Architect and interior designer Brent Nyquist has taught our class "Designing, Building and Remodeling Your Dream Home" for 20 years this spring.

Depiction of Saigo Takafumi Southwest War, kagoshima boto shutsujinzu by Yoshitoshi
Mar 13 , 2015

Samurai: One Who Serves

The samurai ruled Japan for nearly 700 years influencing many aspects of Japanese society and even the world with the Samurai Code known as Bushido.

Nonprofit board members attending conference in auditorium
Mar 11 , 2015

Best Boards Conference 2015

On March 5, 2015, more than 240 individuals joined the Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership for the 14th annual Best Boards Conference.

Galaxy in space
Mar 06 , 2015

We Choose to go Beyond the Moon

It has been nearly 53 years since President John F. Kennedy gave his well-known 1962 moon speech from here at Rice University.

Man wearing cowboy hat taking image on cellphone at event
Feb 27 , 2015

Taking It to the Streets

Burst beyond the classroom walls and into Houston with “Street Photography,” taught by Daniel Kramer.