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US News ranks 4 Rice academic subjects among top 100 globally>

US News ranks 4 Rice academic subjects among top 100 globally

Four academic subjects at Rice University were ranked among the top 100 worldwide in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Global Universities.”

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Borophene shines alone as 2-D plasmonic materialBorophene shines alone as 2-D plasmonic material
November 20
An atom-thick film of boron could be the first pure two-dimensional material able to emit visible and near-infrared light by activating its plasmons, according to Rice University scientists.

 

Rice University scientists named AAAS FellowsRice University scientists named AAAS Fellows
November 20
Rice University professors Janet Braam and José Onuchic have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science.

 

Math gets real in strong, lightweight structuresMath gets real in strong, lightweight structures
November 16
Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials with complex, repeating patterns.

 

Joseph Cohen’s ‘Looking at a flower’ exhibition to open at Rice Nov. 16Joseph Cohen’s ‘Looking at a flower’ exhibition to open at Rice Nov. 16
November 13
Following a monthslong Rice Public Art residency in the Weisman research laboratory of Rice University’s Department of Chemistry, Houston-based artist Joseph Cohen will present his findings and resulting artworks in a solo presentation, “Looking at a flower,” at the BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC).