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Rice tuition on the rise again
Mar 22, 2015 • Houston ChronicleThe cost to attend Rice University will rise again next fall, prompting some parents whose children are considering Rice to wonder if they can afford it. The full cost to attend Rice is going up nearly $2,000 a year next year to $55,903 for tuition ... More
Houston university has best return on investment in Texas
Mar 13, 2015 • Houston Business JournalThe University of Houston does not perform as well. In the on-campus housing scenario without financial aid, UH's in-state tuition ranks No. 113 among all schools, and its out-of-state tuition ranks No. 144. Among public schools only, those ranks were Nos. More
Houston metro area continues torrid growth
Mar 26, 2015 • Houston Chronicle"It's a continuation of what we've been seeing with Texas experiencing very rapid growth," said Steve Murdock, a former Census Bureau director who heads the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University. The Houston metro area grew the ... More
Rice study says crude export ban helps a few, hurts many
Mar 25, 2015 • Houston ChronicleThe oil surging out of the Eagle Ford and in North Dakota's Bakken Shale formation today is lighter and sweeter - meaning it contains less sulfur - than West Texas Intermediate or Brent, the international benchmark. Without market constraints, those ... More
Census shows steady growth
Mar 27, 2015 • Denton Record ChronicleTo put that sort of growth in perspective, compare those numbers with New York-Newark-Jersey City, which ranked third on the list, said Steve Murdock, director of the Hobby Center for the Study of Texas at Rice University. “You look at the Houston area ... More
Need a stronger skateboard or a last-minute sublet? Utah college entrepreneurs ...
Mar 26, 2015 • Salt Lake TribuneLast year, Rice University in Houston, Texas set aside $1.4 million for student startups; the U. divvied up $744,550. Out of 180 original teams, 20 made it past qualifying rounds hosted by other colleges or online. Online voting closes Friday at ... More
McNeely: In Senate, guns trump education
Mar 26, 2015 • Longview News-JournalOnly Texas A&M University has chosen to allow guns on campus. A&M Chancellor John Sharp recently said he isn't personally concerned about people licensed to carry concealed handguns doing so, and added that A&M would have no position on the ... More
Texas Senate approves bill to make private university police open records to ...
Mar 25, 2015 • KPRC HoustonJohn Whitmire in response to a Channel 2 investigation involving a controversial arrest by Rice University police officers. KPRC 2 obtained a portion of ... police departments in Texas. Houston-area state senator Rodney Ellis co-authored the bill with ... More
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