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Unconventional Wisdom: The Cooking Chemist
2 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
4 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
4 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
4 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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Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales
4 months ago

Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales

ENGL 401: Advanced Fiction Writing (Spring 2017) DEPARTMENT: English DESCRIPTION: Each student will design the entirety of an original novel in the genre of his or her choice and write the first …
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Traditions | Martel College
4 months ago

Traditions | Martel College

WHEN MARTEL COLLEGE opened in 2002, it was the first new college at Rice in more than 30 years. Because its benefactor, Speros P. Martel, was a Greek immigrant, …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder
4 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder

In her study of gender, diversity and discrimination, Hebl and her students mine the subtle, yet pervasive, ways in which people discriminate, as well as how individuals and organizations …
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TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats
4 months ago

TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats

8,000

chairs placed in the academic quad

1,400

hours of labor invested by FE&P personnel

40

two-way radios …
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Writing Home: Groetjes uit Delft, Nederland!
8 months ago

Writing Home: Groetjes uit Delft, Nederland!

By Laura Gibson Ten Bloemendal ’07

AT RICE, I STUDIED physics and had a passion for spaceflight. Little did I know where the distribution system would take me!


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Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist
8 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist

So, when alumnus and political scientist Greg Thielemann ’86 approached Duno-Gottberg with the wild idea of taking the baseball team to Cuba, he responded enthusiastically. Baseball coach Wayne Graham, …
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