- Rice University
Rice University on eraõiguslik institutsioon, mis asutati 1912.
Õppemaks Rice University on $45,000 (Aprox.).
Rice University, asub südames Houston Museum District, pakub dünaamilist üliõpilaselu rahvas suuruselt neljas linn. Rice Kohvik, Valhalla Pub ja Willy Pub on kõik õpilaste juhitud kes pakuvad ülikoolilinnakus toit ja jook. Enne tugevdada suu ülikoolilinnakus, kõik õpilased on määratud üks 11 elamu kolledžid, millest nad jäävad kohal isegi siis, kui nad otsustavad liikuda väljaspool kooli. Elamu kolledžid pakuvad eluaseme, söögi-, ja akadeemiliste ja ühiskondlike sündmuste. Rice Öökullid kiidelda 14 võistkond NCAA Division I spordivõistkondades ja on tuntud oma tugeva pesapalli programmi. Õpilased saavad tasuta piletid kõigile võistkond sportlikud üritused.
Rice kaheksaliikmeline koolid, sealhulgas School of Social Sciences, School of humanitaar ja Wiess Reaalkoolis. Selle koolilõpetajad sisaldavad väga järjestatud Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business and George R. Pruun School of Engineering. Rice on ka hästi käsitleda School of Architecture ja Shepherd Muusikakoolis. Rice on koduks James. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, Sõltumatu mõttekoja, mis pakub kursuste, praktika ja loengud. When a private detective found Rice’s stolen owl mascot at rival school Texas A&M in 1917, Ta saatis kodeeritud sõnum tagasi Rice õpilased andes neile teada, et “Sammy” oli OK, Seega andes nime kooli maskott.
Koolid / Kolledžid / osakonnad / Kursused / Teaduskonnad
Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
- Master of Liberal Studies
- English as a Second Language (ESL)
George R. Pruun School of Engineering
- Keemia- ja Biomolekulaarse Engineering
- Kodaniku- ja Environmental Engineering
- Computational and Applied Mathematics
- Elektri-ja arvutitehnoloogia
School of Humanities
- Ancient Mediterranean Civilizations
- Center for Critical and Cultural Theory
- Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication
- Center for the Study of Women, sugu, and Sexuality
- Chao Center for Asian Studies
- Classical and European Studies
- Humanities Research Center
- juudi Uuringud
- Medieval and Early Modern Studies
- poliitika, Seadus, and Social Thought
- Poverty, Justice and Human Capabilities
- hispaania, portugali, and Latin American Studies
- Visual and Dramatic Arts
Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
- Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program
- Rice Executive Education
- Rice MBA
- Rice MBA for Executives
- Rice MBA for Professionals
- Ph.D. in Business
The Shepherd School of Music
Wiess School of Natural Sciences
- Earth Science
- Füüsika ja Astronoomia
School of Social Sciences
- Cognitive Sciences
- Hobby Center for the Study of Texas
- Kinder Institute for Urban Research
- Managerial Studies
- Policy Studies
- Shell Center for Sustainability
- Social Science Research Institute
- Sport Management
Interdisciplinary and Other Academic Programs
- Air Force Science
- Applied Physics Program
- Beyond Traditional Borders Initiative
- Cognitive Sciences
- Computational Science and Engineering
- Education Certification
- Keskkonnakaitse Programs
- Leadership Rice
- Sõjaline Science
- Naval Science
- Neuroscience (Minor) programm
- Professional Masters Program in Science
- Professional Masters Program in Engineering
- Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program (REEP)
- Rice Theatre Program
sisse 1911 the cornerstone was laid for the Institute’s first building, the Administration Building, now known as Lovett Hall in honor of the founding president. septembril 23, 1912, the anniversary of William Marsh Rice’s murder, the William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, teadus, and Art began course work. 48 male and 29 female students were enrolled, paying no tuition, with classes taught by a dozen faculty. Unusual for the time, Rice accepted coeducational admissions.
Three weeks after opening, a spectacular international academic festival was held in celebration, bringing Rice to the attention of the entire academic world. Neli aastat hiljem, at the first commencement ceremony, 35 bachelor’s degrees and one master’s degree were awarded. Sel aastal, the student body voted to adopt the Honor System, mis on endiselt olemas täna. The first doctorate was conferred in 1918 on mathematicianHubert Evelyn Bray.
II maailmasõja ajal, Rice Institute was one of 131 kolledžid ja ülikoolid riiklikult et osales V-12 mereväe College koolitusprogramm, mis pakkusid õpilastele tee mereväe komisjon.
The Founder’s Memorial Statue, a bronze statue of a seated William Marsh Rice, holding the original plans for the campus, was dedicated in 1930, and installed in the central academic quad, facing Lovett Hall. The statue was crafted by John Angel. The residential college system proposed by President Lovett was adopted in 1958, with the East Hall residence becoming Baker College, South Hall residence becomingWill Rice College, West Hall becoming Hanszen College, and the temporary Wiess Hall becoming Wiess College.
sisse 1959, the Rice Institute Computer went online. 1960 saw Rice Institute formally renamed William Marsh Rice University. Rice acted as a temporary intermediary in the transfer of land between Humble Oil and Refining Company and NASA, for the creation of NASA’s Manned Spacecraft Center (now called Johnson Space Center) sisse 1962. President John F. Kennedy then made a speech at Rice Stadium reiterating that the United States intended to reach the moon before the end of the decade of the 1960s, ja “to become the world’s leading space-faring nation”. The relationship of NASA with Rice University and the city of Houston has remained strong to the present day.
The original charter of Rice Institute dictated that the university admit and educate, tuition-free, “the white inhabitants of Houston, and the state of Texas”. sisse 1963, the governing board of Rice University filed a lawsuit to allow the university to modify its charter to admit students of all races and to charge tuition. sisse 1964, Rice officially amended the university charter to desegregate its graduate and undergraduate divisions. The Trustees of Rice University prevailed in a lawsuit to void the racial language in the trust in 1966. Rice began charging tuition for the first time in 1965. Samal aastal, Rice launched a $33 miljon ($248 miljon) development campaign. $43 miljon ($262 miljon) was raised by its conclusion in 1970. sisse 1974, two new schools were founded at Rice, the Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Management and the Shepherd School of Music. The Brown Foundation Challenge, a fund-raising program designed to encourage annual gifts, käivitati 1976 and ended in 1996 having raised $185 miljon ($279 miljon). The Rice School of Social Sciences was founded in 1979.
On-campus housing was exclusively for men for the first forty years. Jones College was the first women’s residence on the Rice campus, followed by Brown College. According to legend, the women’s colleges were purposefully situated at the opposite end of campus from the existing men’s colleges as a way of preserving campus propriety, which was greatly valued by Edgar Odell Lovett, who did not even allow benches to be installed on campus, fearing that they “might lead to co-fraternization of the sexes”. The path linking the north colleges to the center of campus was given the tongue-in-cheek name of “Virgin’s Walk”. Individual colleges became coeducational between 1973 ja 1987, with the single-sex floors of colleges that had them becoming co-ed by 2006. By then, several new residential colleges had been built on campus to handle the university’s growth, including Lovett College, Sid Richardson College, and Martel College.
The Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations was held at Rice in 1990. sisse 1993, the James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy was created. sisse 1997, the Edythe Bates Old Grand Organ and Recital Hall and the Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology, ümbernimetatud 2005 for the late Nobel Prize winner and Rice professor Richard E. Smalley, were dedicated at Rice. sisse 1999, the Center for Biological and Environmental Nanotechnology was created. The Rice Owls baseball team was ranked #1 in the nation for the first time in that year (1999), holding the top spot for eight weeks.
sisse 2003, the Owls won their first national championship in baseball, which was the first for the university in any team sport, beating Southwest Missouri State in the opening game and then the University of Texas and Stanford University twice each en route to the title. sisse 2008, President David Leebron issued a ten-point plan titled “Vision for the Second Century” outlining plans to increase research funding, strengthen existing programs, and increase collaboration. The plan has brought about another wave of campus constructions, including the erection the newly renamed BioScience Research Collaborative building (intended to foster collaboration with the adjacent Texas Medical Center), a new recreational center and the renovated Autry Court basketball stadium, and the addition of two new residential colleges, Duncan College and McMurtry College.
Beginning in late 2008, the university considered a merger with Baylor College of Medicine, though the merger was ultimately rejected in 2010. Select Rice undergraduates are currently guaranteed admission to Baylor College of Medicine upon graduation as part of the Rice/Baylor Medical Scholars program. According to History Professor John Boles’ recent book University Builder: Edgar Odell Lovett and the Founding of the Rice Institute, the first president’s original vision for the university included hopes for future medical and law schools.
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