Centers & Labs

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Entrepreneurial Hub

A flexible, modern learning center and workspace, the Lilie Lab is Rice’s on-campus hub for innovation and entrepreneurship. Here, Rice Business students prepare to become innovators in whatever industry they choose — a tech startup, government agency, civic group, nonprofit, small business or large corporation.

Rice Alliance

Startup Central

The Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship is a catalyst for building successful tech ventures, linking the Rice Business community to Houston’s vibrant startup scene. Over the past 20 years, more than 2,500 companies have participated in over 220 Rice Alliance programs, raising more than $8.1 billion in early-stage capital.

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Rice Business Wisdom

Study Guide
Research | Peer-Reviewed Research
Innovation Is The Engine Of Business. But How Much Do Researchers Really Know About It?

Based on research by Professor Jing Zhou

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Worker Well-Being | Peer-Reviewed Research
Research On Worker Well-being Is Usually More About The Company Than The Worker

Based on research by Professors Jennifer M. George and Erik Dane

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Business and Political Influence | Peer-Reviewed Research
What Happens When The Highest Leader In The Country Comes To Call?

Based on research by Professors Douglas A. Schuler and Robert E. Hoskisson

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Focus on Finance

The Rice Business Finance Center’s hands-on training complements our finance, accounting, data analysis and entrepreneurship courses. All on-campus students have access. The Finance Center is also home to the M.A. Wright Fund and Rice Fixed Income Fund, the business school’s coursework in which MBAs manage investment funds in equities and bonds.

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Resource Source

You’ll find answers to all your business questions at our Business Information Center, staffed by professional librarians and student workers who can help you access resources and track down any information you might need. It’s also a quiet, comfortable place to study and work.

In The News

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School Updates

It's official, Rice University and its Jones Graduate School of Business have gone back to back as the No. 1 graduate entrepreneurship program in the country, according to the 2021 rankings announced today by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.

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Hire our students. There are multiple ways to connect with our students and recruit.  Post a job. Request a resume book. Host an info session about your company. 

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