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Rice's Center for Civic Engagement has been renamed the Center for Civic Leadership to reflect its longtime commitment to developing what Associate Dean of Undergraduates Matt Taylor calls "distinctive leaders."
Are individuals "hardwired" to be either liberal or conservative? A new book from researchers at Rice University and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) suggests that this may in fact be the case.
Efforts to limit the reach of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), the legislation that banned discrimination in voting, could negatively impact black political representation, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Ohio University.
Eighty-eight percent of Harris County likely voters would support a Texas state law to ban texting while driving.
Forty-five percent of Harris County likely voters support the county issuing a bond to raise $217 million to convert Houston's iconic Astrodome into a convention hall and exhibit space, according to a new poll conducted by Rice.
With six weeks till Election Day, a poll conducted by Rice University's Center for Civic Leadership shows Houston Mayor Annise Parker with a 20-percentage-point lead over former City Attorney Ben Hall.
Women are more likely than men to disapprove of -- and less likely to participate in -- political corruption, but only in countries where corruption is stigmatized, according to new political science research from Rice University.
United States immigration experts gathered at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy April 9 for a conference on “Immigration Reform: A System for the 21st Century.” Presenters included Mark Jones, professor and chair of political science and a fellow at the Baker Institute; Tony Payan, scholar in immigration studies at the Baker Institute; and Erika de la Garza, program director of the Latin America Initiative at the Baker Institute.