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Nearly 70 percent of evangelicals do not view religion and science as being in conflict

Nearly 70 percent of evangelicals do not view religion and science as being in conflict

Media and popular culture might portray religion and science as being at odds, but new research from sociologist Elaine Howard Ecklund suggests just the opposite.

Unconventional students at Rice: Empowered to succeed and thrive

Unconventional students at Rice: Empowered to succeed and thrive

When Taiwanese-Canadian Sophie Hu decided to call the United States home during her college years, she looked south. After chatting with a friend at another school in Texas, she looked at Rice University.

Eviction can result in depression, poorer health and higher stress

Eviction can result in depression, poorer health and higher stress

Eviction from a home can have multiple negative consequences for families – including depression, poorer health and higher levels of stress – and the side effects can persist for years, according to new research from sociologist Rachel Kimbro.

Is #TheDress white and gold or blue and black? Rice expert on visual perception weighs in

Is #TheDress white and gold or blue and black? Rice expert on visual perception weighs in

What color is the dress? Some viewers saw gold and white while others insisted the dress is blue and black. Professor James Pomerantz said the phenomenon is rather elementary and can be easily explained.