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Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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!
10 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
10 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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Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory
10 months ago

Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory

HIST 211: Medieval Violence (Fall 2016)

Department: History Description: Students develop a critical approach to the study of violence and its function and cultural significance within medieval European society. In particular, …
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A New Skate of Mind
10 months ago

A New Skate of Mind

HOLDING A CUMBERSOME prototype for a design project while skateboarding around campus with ease, Michael Moran, a sophomore, gathers a fair share of double takes. For Moran, who is …
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Top Five: Seats With a View
10 months ago

Top Five: Seats With a View

1. The Hangout

New swaddling hammocks outside Fondren Library draw students (and faculty) in search of a cozy perch.

2. SI and Susie Morris Lounge

A shaded and …
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Traditions | Brown College
10 months ago

Traditions | Brown College

When Brown college was founded in 1965 as Rice’s second women’s college, it had one obvious rival: next-door Jones College, the first women’s college.

The all-male colleges, however, didn’t …
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