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Rice students have a front-row seat to Super Bowl LI

Rice students have a front-row seat to Super Bowl LI

As football fans from around the country descended on Houston for Super Bowl LI and all of the festivities surrounding one of the country’s biggest sporting events, six Rice University students from the Department of Sport Management had a front-row seat to all the action leading up to and during the showdown between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons.

Ballot design, not ‘rigged’ elections, may be to blame for inaccurate votes

Ballot design, not ‘rigged’ elections, may be to blame for inaccurate votes

In the weeks leading up to the 2016 election, headlines about “rigged” voting have raised questions about the legitimacy of election results. However, a new paper from Rice University psychologists suggests that a bigger problem may exist within America’s voting systems: poor ballot design.

Connecting research and policy may improve educational equity

Connecting research and policy may improve educational equity

Better communication about how educational research can impact public policy may improve educational equity.The study, which examined the significant disconnect between education researchers and policymakers, appeared in the Russell Sage Foundation’s Journal of the Social Sciences.

Study: People can tell if they are voting on a secure system

Study: People can tell if they are voting on a secure system

“Rigged” election rhetoric in the headlines aims to cast doubt about the security of the American voting system; however, people have a sense of whether a voting system is secure, according to new research from Rice University.

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