Stories on news, trends and the business of daily life


Helping Hand

Entrepreneur helps fellow professionals keep their houses in order.
Professional SportsFeatures

Hoop Dreams

What the Houston Rockets sale means to fans
Why selling a team can break hearts across a whole city.

Toy Box

Unplug for family time
No TVs. No cell phones. No gadgets. Just good old-fashioned quality time.
Online ShoppingFeatures

Groceries A La Cart

Is online shopping for groceries the new normal?
Will home delivery be the future of food shopping?
Mergers And Acquisitions Features

Culture Clash

Whole Foods and Amazon: Can their corporate cultures coexist?


Rice Business Executive MBA student changes career
Chris Staffel (’17 - Rice Business Executive MBA) traded a career in music for business.
Gig EconomyFeatures

Coming To A Neighborhood Near You

Grit Grocery: A farmer's market on wheels
Grit Grocery was conceived by a Rice Business student while taking classes.

The Intersection of Art and Ideas

Moody Center Rice University
A conversation with Alison Weaver, Executive Director of the new Moody Center for The Arts.
Nonprofit ManagementFeatures

Artistic License

Moody Center for the Arts
Not everyone with an MBA follows a corporate career path.
Urban RenewalFeatures

Fixer Upper

What will happen to the Astrodome?
What is Houston going to do with the Astrodome?

The Secret Life of Tea

Personal networks are a powerful boost to innovation
Employees' personal networks—and the networks of their friends–are powerful boosts to innovation.
Second CareersFeatures

Giant Steps

Second careers can lead to some unexpected places
From investment banking to protecting wildlife, with a lifetime of skills.