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Arts & Letters

Creative ideas and endeavors

Artful Opening
3 months ago

Artful Opening

ON FEB. 24, RICE celebrated the opening of the Moody Center for the Arts, a 50,000-square-foot space designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration through the arts. “The Moody is an …
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Bringing Grammy Home
3 months ago

Bringing Grammy Home

AS A MEMBER OF CELLIST YO-YO MA’S SILK ROAD Ensemble, Shawn Conley ’05 took home a 2017 Grammy Award for “Best World Music Album.” The album, “Sing Me Home” …
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Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books
3 months ago

Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

Itohan Osayimwese ’01 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)

As the birthplace of Bauhaus — and of many of the pioneers of …
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Butterflying is Free
3 months ago

Butterflying is Free

JEFFREY GLASSBERG’S book, “A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America,” helps amateurs identify nearly every butterfly on the continent, including this one, Strymon martialis, a Florida native that Glassberg …
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Houston, Through Children’s Eyes
6 months ago

Houston, Through Children’s Eyes

IN MARCH, THE RICE MEDIA CENTER will display photographs and artworks created by schoolchildren who participated in the Pozos Art Project, an ongoing artistic collaboration between Rice photographer Geoff …
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Winter 2017: Alumni Books
6 months ago

Winter 2017: Alumni Books

The Art of Positive Thinking

“Healing Art: Don’t Let Anything Ruin Your Day” by Robert Flatt (Bright Sky Press, 2016)

“As our bodies degenerate, due …
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LeWitt Returns
6 months ago

LeWitt Returns

FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS, THE RICE ART GALLERY has been the only university gallery in the nation devoted to commissioning site-specific installation art. Early-career and well-known artists have constructed temporary works, …
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The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People
9 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
9 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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On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016
10 months ago

On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016

True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace Alberto R. Gonzales ’79 (Nelson Books, 2016)

The former U.S. attorney general’s autobiography …
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