One-third of male academic scientists willing to scale back career to focus on familyOne-third of men in academic science are willing to scale back their careers to focus on family life, according to a new study from sociologist Elaine Ecklund that suggests traditional family roles may be shifting.
School of Social Sciences Gateway Program for UndergraduatesCheck out the new GATEWAY program video!The GATEWAY program provides Rice Social Sciences undergraduates
opportunities to put what they learn in the classroom to work in the
real world through international experiences, research and internships.
To learn more go to http://socialsciencesgateway.rice.edu/.
MD Anderson researcher David Wetter named chair of Rice Department of PsychologyAcclaimed MD Anderson researcher David Wetter became chair of Rice University’s Department of Psychology this month.
One of the nation’s leading labor economists joins RiceKenneth Wolpin, widely recognized as one of the nation’s pre-eminent labor economists, has joined Rice University’s Economics Department.
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Faculty ‘dream team’ joins Rice Economics InitiativeThree rising stars in the field of economics – Flavio Cunha, Hülya Eraslan and Xun Tang – joined the Department of Economics July 1 as part of the Rice Economics Initiative, a multiyear plan to enhance research and teaching in economics at Rice University.