Life at Rice? It’s pretty nice!
Rice consistently ranks as one of the nations top schools in quality of life for its students.
Space City USA
John F. Kennedy gave his famous speech stating the United States would send a man to the moon at Rice Stadium. It was also thanks to political maneuvering of Rice professors that the first word broadcast from the moon was “Houston.”
Foundation in a founder’s death
Rice’s founder, William Marsh Rice, chartered Rice but stipulated that the school would begin only after his death. Within a decade of doing so, he was murdered by his valet on behalf of a man attempting to steal his estate with a forged will.
*The NSLC is not sponsored by William Marsh Rice University.
Trips & Tours
An important part of the NSLC is seeing the sites around some of our nation’s greatest cities. These trips are designed as both sightseeing tours and exclusive educational trips specifically tailored to your area of study.
These trips may include:
Rice University Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen | Space Center Houston | Offshore Energy Center | Houston Museum of Natural Science | Lone Star Flight Museum | Kemah Boardwalk
Medicine & Health Care
Texas Medical Center | McGovern Medical School at UTHealth | Baylor College of Medicine | Houston Museum of Natural Science | Space Center Houston | Kemah Boardwalk