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Folk Revival
5 months ago

Folk Revival

When Houston gets its due as a music hub, you hear about its hip-hop, country, zydeco, blues, R&B, jazz, and rock ’n’ roll.

And justifiably so: It’s a …
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Jimoh Returns to Rice
5 months ago

Jimoh Returns to Rice

AT AGE 10, FUNMI JIMOH PENNED a prophetic journal entry: “I’m going to go to the Olympics.” More than 20 years later, the decorated Rice alumna and former U.S. …
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Night Owl: Clayton Chaney ’13
5 months ago

Night Owl: Clayton Chaney ’13

BOASTING TWO CONFERENCE USA DECATHLON TITLES, a civil engineering degree and a thriving disc jockey career, Clayton Chaney’s ’13 varied passions might seem unrelated. In actuality, though, his education and …
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Road Runner

Rice alumnus Jack Lippincott ’70 is someone who can only be described as a marathon fanatic. The self-titled “King of Crazy” has completed 43 consecutive Houston Marathons and shows no …
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Fighting for a Voice
7 months ago

Fighting for a Voice

On Oct. 28, I cast my first vote in a presidential election. While exciting and momentous for me personally, the voting process also was awe-inspiring: by the end of today, …
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The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People
8 months ago

The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People

What inspired you to look at Texas’ environmental issues in this very visual, atlas-like way? We hope the atlas’ maps will help people connect with the coast, the canyons, …
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Lounging Around
8 months ago

Lounging Around

CHARLES RENFRO ’89 WANTS YOU TO KNOW that the SI and Susie Morris Lounge is in Susie Morris Blue. “She picked the color of the bench! Literally, it’s the …
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A Link to Rice’s Earliest Days
8 months ago

A Link to Rice’s Earliest Days

KATHERINE TSANOFF BROWN ’38 LIVED MOST of her life at Rice. Her father, philosophy professor Radoslav Tsanoff, was among the earliest arrivals at the new institute. He and his …
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Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16
8 months ago

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16

FOR RECENT RICE graduate Lauren Hughes ’16, playing professional soccer in Iceland for UMF Selfoss has provided an unexpected challenge — too much time. “When I moved to Iceland, …
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Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!
8 months ago

Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!

WHEN I ENROLLED AT RICE IN 2006, I arrived with a specific career trajectory firmly in mind. The Shepherd School has a reputation for placing graduates in major American …
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