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April 26 through May 03 Final examinations for all undergraduate courses
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 01
4:00 PM
Cookie Jar
Sponsor: Office of the Provost
May 01
5:00 PM
RSA Awards Ceremony and Reception
Sponsor: Architecture
May 02
12:00 PM
The Shepherd Society Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Speaker: Robert Yekovich
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
May 02
6:30 PM
Rice Science Café: Texas Ranch Yields Ancient Reef
Open to the Public
Speaker: André Droxler, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Dean of Natural Sciences
May 03
12:00 PM
Live! The Houston Asian American Archive: An Eight-Year Retrospective
Open to the Public
Speaker: Anne S. Chao
Sponsor: Chao Center for Asian Studies
May 03
4:00 PM
ECE Seminar Series: Computational Electrodynamics: From Metamaterials and Metasurfaces to Compact X-ray Sources (698/699)
Open to the Public
Speaker: Arya Fallahi
Sponsor: Electrical and Computer Engineering
May 03
4:00 PM
Teaching old proteins new tricks: Engineering metalloenzymes for energy conversion reactions
Open to the Public
Speaker: Hannah Shafaat
Sponsor: Chemistry
May 03
8:00 PM
Faculty Recital
Open to the Public
ArtistArtists: Cho-Liang Lin, Jon Kimura Parker
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
May 03
END OF THE SPRING SEMESTER
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 04
1:30 PM
Microstructural Evolution of Stress and Porosity During the formation of Brittle Shear Fractures: A Discrete Element Model (DEM) Study
Open to the Public
Speaker: Tamunoisoala LongJohn
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 04
6:00 PM
Health Care Symposium: Mindful Teamwork 2017
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business
May 05
7:30 AM
Delivering Health Care When Future Health Policy Is Unpredictable
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
May 05
9:00 AM
Co-estimating Reticulate Phylogenies and Gene Trees from Multi-locus Sequence Data
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dingqiao WEN
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 05
10:00 AM
A Fast Direct Solver for Boundary Value Problems on Locally-perturbed Geometries
Open to the Public
Speaker: Yabin Zhang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 05
10:30 AM
Carrier transfer dynamics between atomic layers in Van Der-Waals heterostructures probed by ultrafast spectroscopies
Open to the Public
Speaker: Xiewen Wen
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 05
3:00 PM
Adios y Gracias, Jefe!
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
May 05
Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Final Grades for all degree candidates online via ESTHER by 5:00 PM
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 05
Deadline: Last day for academic departments to submit their proposed list of degree candidates to receive the university honor of Distinction in Research and Creative Work to Provost’s Office by 4:00PM
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 06
8:00 AM
2nd Summer Workshop for L2 Teachers
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication
May 07
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) The Central Presbyterian Mission Endowment Fund Grant for Memory Care Facilities at Bayou Manor
Open to the Public
Speakers: Kathleen Kuznicki, Frankie Irwin
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
May 08
Deadline (May 2017 Undergraduate Degree Candidates only): Last day to convert a “Pass/Fail” to an earned letter grade for courses taken in Spring 2017 by 12:00 noon
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 09
2:00 PM
Effect of Modularity on Evolution in Heterogeneous Environments
Open to the Public
Speaker: Dong Wang
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 09
2:30 PM
Trait and Experiential Antecedents of Indian Medical Students’ Prosocial Knowledge and their Contribution to Students’ Clinical Performance
Open to the Public
Speaker: Kamalika Ghosh
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 09
6:30 PM
Uncertain Partners: U.S.-Mexico Relations Under the Trump Administration
Open to the Public / Registration Required
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
May 10
3:00 PM
What Is Ecotechnology?: Biopolitics and Trophic Writing in American Cultures of Science
Open to the Public
Speaker: Derek Woods
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
May 11
1:30 PM
Provost's Office Hours
Sponsor: Office of the Provost
May 12
11:30 AM
School of Social Sciences Commencement Reception and Awards Ceremony
Sponsor: Dean of Social Sciences
May 12
3:00 PM
2017 Engineering Graduation Reception
Sponsor: Dean of Engineering
May 12
3:30 PM
Biosciences Commencement Reception
Sponsor: BioSciences
May 12
ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTH COMMENCEMENT
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 14
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Consequences of Defunding Planned Parenthood Act of 2017
Open to the Public
Speaker: Angie Wiens Talbert
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
May 15 through May 19 Data Science Boot Camp
Open to the Public / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
May 15
5:00 PM
RYP Spring Mixer and Book Signing with Author Philip Caputo
Open to the Public / Registration Required / Admission Charge
Speaker: Philip Caputo
Sponsor: James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy
May 17
Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Final Grades for all non-graduating students online via ESTHER
Sponsor: Academic Calendar
May 21
9:30 AM
(Church & Society Series) Raise the Age: Juvenile Justice in Texas
Open to the Public
Speaker: Jay Jenkins
Sponsor: Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance
May 22 through May 26 Rice University Police Department Defensive Tactics (PPCT) 4 hour Refresher (RUPD Only)
Sponsor: Rice Police
May 22 through May 26 HPC Boot Camp
Open to the Public / Admission Charge
Sponsor: Ken Kennedy Institute for Information Technology
May 22
8:30 PM
Trajectory of a Curve
Open to the Public
ArtistArtistsArtistsArtists: Alexandra Smither, Scuffed Shoe
Sponsor: Shepherd School of Music
May 30
2:00 PM
Self-contained Differentiation of Reprogrammed Amniotic Fluid Derived Stem Cells for Congenital Heart Repair
Open to the Public
Speaker: Christopher Tsao
Sponsor: Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies
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