Glasscock School Blog

Would you like to get to know us better? Our blog is a great place to start. Browse in-depth features that discuss our rich variety of courses and esteemed instructors, as well as articles about our involvement in the Houston community.

Feb 08 , 2019

'Reveling in the Creative Jungle' - Up Close with Dr. Anthony Brandt

I’ve met a lot of people who’ve said at one time or another they were told that they weren’t creative—to which I reply not possible…Virtually everything that surrounds us was brought into being by...

Shadow of couple on  ground
Jul 31 , 2015

Where is Your Relationship Headed?

Navigating the seas of a romantic relationship can be challenging and frustrating but can also bring great joy when you develop the skills necessary to guide a happier and healthier relationship

Art students observing instructor in class
Jul 24 , 2015

Save the Date: Upcoming Fall Events at the

We’re preparing for an exciting fall at the Glasscock School and there are several ways you can take part. We hope you will join us for an upcoming event or course on the beautiful Rice campus.

Harriet and Joe Foster smiling
Jul 17 , 2015

Advisory Board Member Spotlight: Harriet Foster

Harriet Foster served on the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies advisory board from 2009 to 2014, but her involvement in Houston goes back much further.

Light shining in the ACC stairwell
Jul 10 , 2015

Anderson-Clarke Center in the Limelight

Even though we have been in the Anderson-Clarke Center for over a year, we are still in awe of this beautiful building that we get to share with the Houston community.

GLS booth at the Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium
Jul 01 , 2015

The Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium

The inaugural Texas Graduate Liberal Studies Symposium was held on Saturday, June 27 at the Anderson-Clarke Center at Rice University, the home of the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

Man using iPad
Jun 26 , 2015

Entering a New Era of E-learning

Our lives are increasingly growing digital with each passing day, shifting towards a digital future with the accelerating change in technology. This is also true for the future of education

Display of history at the Glasscock School
Jun 19 , 2015

Celebrating Rice and Glasscock School History

Like many other institutions, all new hires at Rice University attend an orientation that provides a history of the university and explains some of the many Rice traditions that employees may

Long Ranch at Buffalo Bayou
Jun 12 , 2015

Fall Courses: Time for a Sneak Peek

For many, the summer calls for a slower pace, but we have been busy creating an incredible fall course lineup, which includes new courses on creativity, the Amazon, Cuban-U.S. relations, Buffalo

Students listening attentively in class
Jun 05 , 2015

Three Paths Converged

In Robert Frost’s popular poem “The Road Not Taken,” the writer attributes the circumstances of his life to choosing an uncommon path. Here at Rice University, students from disparate backgrounds

Teacher helping student in class
May 29 , 2015

Insider Perspectives: Master of Arts in Teaching

The Teacher Education program at Rice University offers an opportunity for experienced teachers to earn their Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT).