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Please join us for the annual university awards ceremony. All faculty, staff, students, and alumni are welcome to attend!
Wine and appetizer reception to follow. No RSVP necessary.

Tuesday, April 23
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
McMurtry Auditorium

Aristotle's Triangle: How a Psychologist Changes a Lecture into a Conversation
Colette Nicolaou

2023 Recipient of the George R. Brown Prize for Excellence in Teaching
Senior Lecturer in Psychological Sciences

Graduate Fellowship Applications for the 2024-2025 academic year are open!

Students are welcome to apply for multiple fellowships, but will only be selected for one. Please visit our Graduate Fellowships page to see the application process and online forms.

We've added a new resource!

To aid in updating your CV and/or preparing your promotion dossier, you can now request a copy of your CTE participation record. Use this form to submit a request and, once your record is processed, you will receive an email with a list of all the CTE programs and consultations that you have attended. You can also access the request form on our Resources page under the Forms category.


Phone: 713.348.2929

Postal Address
Center for Teaching Excellence
6100 Main Street, MS-290
Houston, TX 77005

Street Address
Center for Teaching Excellence, MS-290
Herring Hall, Room 129
Rice University
6100 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005