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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
2 days ago

Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives

FWIS 121 Time Travel Narratives: Fiction, Film, Science (Fall 2017)

DEPARTMENT First-Year Writing-Intensive Seminar

DESCRIPTION This course investigates the historical, aesthetic and scientific connections between the authorial …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Harvey’s Conduit of Calm
4 days ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Harvey’s Conduit of Calm

John Hutchinson has witnessed many of Rice’s evolutions and challenges since he joined the chemistry department in 1983. Now, as dean of undergraduates, he has helped usher the students …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono
4 days ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono

[Greetings From Logroño] by Dorrie Brueggemann ’15

When average American college graduates think of Spain, they likely imagine something similar to my experience studying abroad in Seville — …
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Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey
4 days ago

Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey

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Thinking about swimming, but then remembering the fire ants and snakes. Yikes!

2

Bored/board games — Baker Boat, floor Olympics and lots …
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Lovett’s Past Times
4 days ago

Lovett’s Past Times

Lovett College’s unique physical appearance has generated a lot of interesting speculation. Often compared to a giant toaster because of the concrete grating on its sides, some say Lovett …
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O-Week Reflections
4 days ago

O-Week Reflections

The record-breaking class of 2021 (1,048 freshmen) experienced a comprehensive introduction to campus life during O-Week in August. During seven days jam-packed with activities and events, the newest Rice …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Cooking Chemist
4 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Cooking Chemist

After earning an undergraduate degree, she stayed on to complete her Ph.D. in chemistry, and then started teaching at Rice. A lifelong cook, Lu soon found a way to …
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Vespertine Awakenings
6 months ago

Vespertine Awakenings

AFTER A WEEKLONG residency sponsored by Rice Public Art, the Dušan Týnek Dance Theatre premiered “Vespertine Awakenings” Feb. 27 at the James Turrell Skyspace. The performance was part of …
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Excerpt: Light, Dark & In-Between
6 months ago

Excerpt: Light, Dark & In-Between

Rice student Erika Lynn Schumacher ’19 shares an excerpt of her fictional work in progress. In Spring 2017, Schumacher was a student in Justin Cronin’s fiction writing class. Her novel centers on …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Seoul
6 months ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Seoul

By Trey O’Neill ’10

DURING MY SECOND week living here in Seoul, I ate a tuna’s eye the size of a gumball because my new Korean colleagues insisted …
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