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Rice U. lecture series to explore creativity
Three national experts on creativity, innovation and psychology will discuss “Creativity Up Close” as part of a new free public lecture series at Rice University Jan. 24, Feb. 28 and March 21. »
Is humanism really humane?
Cary Wolfe, the Bruce and Elizabeth Dunlevie Professor of English, is interviewed about his views on humanism. The New York Times, http://nyti.ms/2i8Xbtz. »
Chao Center's Liu Distinguished Visitor Series at Rice to highlight Taiwan's National Palace Museum
Two scholars and museum curators will discuss the history and impact of Taiwan’s National Palace Museum as part of the Chao Center for Asian Studies’ Liu Distinguished Visitor Series at Rice University Jan. 11. The museum has a permanent collection of nearly 700,000 pieces of ancient Chinese imperial artifacts and artworks — one of the largest collections of its type in the world. »
Rice panel to examine the rise of populist movements
A panel of Rice University faculty members will examine the recent rise of populist movements in constitutional democracies in Europe and the United States at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy, November 29. »
Humans, Machines and the Future of Work
 What will we do in a world in which machines are making machines? That is one of the many questions experts in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities sought to explore at the 10th De Lange Conference at Rice Dec. 5-6.   What will we do in a world in which machines are making machines? That is one of the many questions experts in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities sought to explore at the 10th De Lange Conference at Rice Dec. 5-6. - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2016/12/12/humans-machines-and-the-future-of-work-2/#sthash.qItNdkl7.dpufWhat will we do in a world in which machines are making machines? That is one of the many questions experts in technology, economics, social sciences and the humanities sought to explore at the 10th De Lange Conference at Rice Dec. 5-6. - See more at: http://news.rice.edu/2016/12/12/humans-machines-and-the-future-of-work-2/#sthash.qItNdkl7.dpuf »
Texas singer-songwriter Vince Bell shares writing and recovery insights with Rice students
The 15 students in Burke Nixon's first-year writing-intensive seminar, Medical Humanities: Literature, Medicine, and the Practice of empathy, were in for a rare treat on a Monday in late October. »
Rice panel to examine the rise of populist movements
A panel of Rice University faculty members will examine the recent rise of populist movements in constitutional democracies in Europe and the United States at the university's Baker Institute for Public Policy November 29. »
Cinema and media studies and engineering design expand course offerings
Rice is expanding its course offerings in both engineering design and cinema and media studies as it prepares to offer minors in each field of study next year. The Faculty Senate approved the new minors at its October 5 meeting, and students can begin pursuing each in fall 2017. »
Lecturer Tish Stringer's recent film 'Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriguez' to air on PBS
Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts Lectuer Tish Stringer’s recent film Not Lost! Linocut Printing with Artemio Rodriguez, will air on Texas PBS stations this month on The Territory, the longest running showcase of independent film on television. »
Art history students' Eternal City impressions on display at Herring Hall
 In mid-May, an experiential art history course took a group of 12 Rice students on a three-week exploration of Rome, the Italian capital whose history spans more than 2,500 years. The students’ experiences in images and words are now on display in “Rome 2016: A HART in the World Student Exhibition” in Herring Hall’s first-floor gallery walkway.    »
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