6:10 AM EDT, Thu July 30, 2015

Rice football signs with STRIVR Labs to add virtual reality training

Imagine you’re a running back, you see the offensive line begin to open a hole. And then, you’re gone, blazing into the open field. Rice football is about to make imagination a reality by adding virtual reality training to its practices. The Owls signed a contract with STRIVR Labs, an immersive training solutions company, to use […]

Lennie Waite being left off Great Britain’s World Championship track & field team

Former Rice All-American track and field star Lennie Waite ran the best time of her life during the Karlstad Grand Prix in Sweden last week. Her 9:40.39 in the 3000m steeplechase met the qualifying mark for the IAAF World Track & Field Championships in Beijing next month. A week later, though, she received gut-wrenching news. […]

Rice adds national power USC to future football schedule

History will be renewed in 2022 when Rice and the University of Southern California football teams face off. The news was announced Tuesday that Rice will play USC in a non-conference game at the Coliseum in 2022, according to Trojans athletic director Pat Haden. The game is scheduled for Sept. 3, 2022. The two teams […]

Rice breaks fundraising records

The Rice Owl Club broke fiscal-year records for total donations and number of gifts received. Alumni, letter winners and fans donated $2.304 million to surpass the campaign goal of $2.2 million. It was an increase of 52.6% over the $1.51 million raised last year and broke the record of $1.81 million in 2013. In 2015, […]

Owls induct eight members into school’s Hall of Fame

Rice on Tuesday announced its eight-member class for induction into the school’s Hall of Fame: Richard and William Barker (tennis), Bubba Crosby (baseball), Jarett Dillard (football), Funmi Jimoh (track and field), Holly Jones-Wright (women’s basketball), Brent Scott (men’s basketball) and Lauren Shockley (soccer). The group will be inducted on Friday, Oct. 23.