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Rice University’s Board of Trustees has approved a plan to enlarge its undergraduate student body by 20% to 4,800 by the fall of 2025.

March 29
In The Media

If you’ve been to the supermarket or the gas station lately, you may have noticed it costs more now to feed your family and fill up your car. “This is not a cause for long-term concern at the moment, but you’re going to feel it in the things you buy on a regular basis: gasoline, food, clothing,” said Dean Peter Rodriguez.

March 26
In The Media
George Andrews, associate dean of degree programs at Rice Business, says it’s a record year for MBA applications. “We’ve had swings in the economy resulting in increased applications before, but not to this level,” he says, noting a 64 percent increase so far this year.
March 26
In The Media

Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business is growing fast. Weeks after announcing an undergraduate program, the Jones School announced the expansion of its operations management program, citing an increased demand from students and the industry.

March 25
School Updates

Rice Business is expanding its operations management program due to increased demand from students and industry. We have also recruited Tolga Tezcan, a leading scholar in business analytics and operations management.

March 22
School Updates

Increased internet-access spending by Texas public schools improved academic performance but also led to more disciplinary problems among students, a study of 9,000 schools conducted by a research team including Vikas Mittal, J. Hugh Liedtke Professor of Marketing at Rice Business.

March 15
In The Media

Now, a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us have started to miss our old routines — even the ones we never valued in the before times. It’s why the “fake commute” has become a thing.

March 11
School Updates

Constance Porter, assistant clinical professor of marketing, has joined the leadership team of the school’s newly expanded Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI).

March 10
In The Media

The Rice Business Plan Competition unveiled 54 startups that will showcase their business ideas at a virtual event next month. The competitors include five student teams from three Texas universities.

March 04
In The Media

The Faculty Senate recently approved the undergraduate business major, which will start offering courses in fall 2021 according to Jeff Fleming, deputy dean of academic affairs. Undergraduates in the class of 2024 and beyond will be eligible to declare the new business major. 

March 02