We are working closely with Rice University to monitor the continued impact of the COVID-19 on our community. The health and safety of our guests and staff are our top priority. All gatherings at Baker Hall through April 30 have been canceled. A current list of scheduled online events is available at bakerinstitute.org/events and will be updated with new webcasts and webinars. Please refer to emergency.rice.edu/coronavirus for additional information and updates.


Dr. John Mendelsohn's Legacy and the ...

Sept. 10, 2019

This event highlights the late Dr. John Mendelsohn’s achievements in cancer treatment and care during his tenure ...

Next Steps for the USMCA: A ...

Sept. 05, 2019

The Honorable Kevin Brady, U.S. representative for the 8th congressional district of Texas, will visit the Baker ...

Mexico's New Strategy Against Corruption: A ...

Aug. 28, 2019

Santiago Nieto, director of Mexico’s Financial Intelligence Unit, discusses how the use of financial intelligence in corruption ...

Superpower: One Man's Quest to Change ...

Aug. 27, 2019

The Center for Energy Studies hosts award-winning energy reporter Russell Gold for a discussion of his book, ...

13 Minutes to the Moon

June 11, 2019

The Baker Institute hosts a live recording of the BBC's new podcast series celebrating the people and ...

Looking for 20/20 Vision on Health ...

June 07, 2019

Center for Health and Biosciences director Vivian Ho explores how the government’s role in health care could ...

The North American Development Bank and ...

June 06, 2019

The Baker Institute Mexico Center hosts executives from the North American Development Bank, elected officials and experts ...

The North American Development Bank and ...

June 06, 2019

The Baker Institute Mexico Center hosts executives from the North American Development Bank, elected officials and experts ...

The Road to the Nobel Prize ...

May 22, 2019

Nobel laureate James Allison, Ph.D., chair of the immunology department at The University of Texas MD Anderson ...

The Road to the Nobel Prize ...

May 22, 2019

Nobel laureate James Allison, Ph.D., chair of the immunology department at The University of Texas MD Anderson ...

A Midyear Review of President Andrés ...

May 21, 2019

A group of experts examine the initial actions and accomplishments of the López Obrador administration in reducing ...

The Israeli Elections: Aftermath and the ...

May 16, 2019

Gilead Sher, the Isaac and Mildred Brochstein Fellow in Middle East Peace and Security in Honor of ...

The Space Barons: Elon Musk, Jeff ...

May 07, 2019

The Baker Institute Space Policy Program hosts Washington Post journalist Christian Davenport for a discussion of his ...

The Back Channel: A Memoir of ...

Apr. 30, 2019

Ambassador William J. Burns discussed his recent book, "The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and ...

Venezuela: What's Next?

Apr. 23, 2019

The Baker Institute Center for Energy Studies and Latin America Initiative host a panel discussion on the ...