Rice University


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Rice University,

at Houston, Tex.; coeducational; chartered 1891 as Rice Institute through a bequest of William Marsh Rice, opened 1912, renamed 1960. It follows the residential college system and has schools of architecture, engineering, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, and music. In addition to science and engineering laboratories, Rice maintains an institute for computer services and an institute for the arts. It also has a nuclear research laboratory and the Moody Center for the Arts, dedicated to the collaboration between the arts, sciences, and humanities, and is associated with NASA's Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center. Until 1965 there were no tuition fees.
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SK Innovation, South Korea's first oil refining company, has donated USD50,000 to Rice University in Houston, Texas.
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Presenting the award was the 2004 AFCA President, Ken Hatfield of Rice University.
The Department of Defense announced today the selection of Rice University, Drexel University, and University of California at Berkeley to receive research grants, as a part of its effort to transform research programs to exploit emerging scientific opportunities to be more responsive to DoD needs.
UCLA signed a three-game deal to play Rice University in football, beginning in 2005.
The Rice University football team is having mixed results this season, but head coach Ken Hatfield seems to think he has a winning philosophy when it comes to gay athletes.
The family requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Shepherd School of Music at Rice University in Houston, where Hammond served as dean before assuming the NEA leadership.
The University of Minnesota, Rice University, Cornell University and University of Virginia, among others, ban the practice on the grounds that academic merit should be earned.
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Editor's note: This story has been updated with a statement from Rice University regarding the halftime performance.

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