Stories on news, trends and the business of daily life


Leadership | Features
Thirty-three trillion gallons of water had just fallen. How did Angela Blanchard organize a shelter for thousands in a single day?
August 26
Disaster Preparation | Features
How rescue and relief workers are drawing on the lessons learned from Hurricane Harvey to prepare for the next big disaster.
August 26
Environment | Features
If plastic is out, what’s next? A new generation of innovators rises to the occasion.
August 15
Corporate Advocacy | Features
When should businesses cross the line from selling products to speaking out about injustice?
August 06
Public Spaces | Features
Where do urbanites go to celebrate, grieve and protest?
July 30
Global Experience | Features
Rice Business Editor Claudia Kolker treks to Scotland to find the connections between wide open spaces there and in Texas.
July 22
Innovation | Features
Space architect Constance Adams left the earth too early. She left us with instructions.
July 16
Branding | Features
What happens when a brand we know (or think we know) and love turns out to be something altogether different?
July 05
Giving | Features
The best way to give when you’re not sure whom to trust.
June 11
Forecasting | Features
An interview with Eric Berger, Houston-based meteorologist and local hero.
June 03