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When it comes to female mayors, Texas cities have strong showing

When it comes to female mayors, Texas cities have strong showing

A new analysis by political scientist Melissa Marschall finds that Texas has remarkably high numbers of women mayors, particularly in its largest cities.

A trip back in time

A trip back in time

They didn’t have a DeLorean, but eight Rice University students and their instructor, Rice paleo anthropologist August “Gus” Costa, were able to travel back to the Paleozoic Era during a weekend road trip to several significant fossil sites in the

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.

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