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Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!
2 years 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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TRADITIONS: Wiess College
2 years ago

TRADITIONS: Wiess College

IN 1983, WHEN WIESSMEN first trotted out their mascot — the War Pig — it was a small facsimile made of pig iron. Soon the iconoclastic icon went airborne, in …
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TOP FIVE: Things They Carried
2 years ago

TOP FIVE: Things They Carried

5. Noise-canceling headphones Because dorm walls are thinner than you’d think.

Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller
2 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Storyteller

LISA BALABANLILAR

Taking the long way to academia When I was a head resident fellow at McMurtry College, the adult team would host events and tell hilarious stories …
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WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]
2 years ago

WRITING HOME: ¡Hola desde Quito! [Greetings from Quito]

 

I AM WRITING YOU FROM QUITO — la mitad del mundo (the middle of the world) and the first city to be declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. After …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Data Scientist
2 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Data Scientist

Marie Lynn Miranda arrived in Houston one year ago to serve as Rice’s provost. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke with an A.B. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in …
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Syllabus: Mental Training
2 years ago

Syllabus: Mental Training

COURSE: LPAP 113 Mental Training for Performance Enhancement (Summer 2016) DEPARTMENT: Lifetime Physical Activity Program DESCRIPTION: This course provides a broad overview of sport psychology concepts that are relevant to …
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Traditions: McMurtry College
2 years ago

Traditions: McMurtry College

AS THE 13th DAY OF THE MONTH APPROACHES, most Rice residential colleges get ready for battle. Not McMurtry. Instead of pitching water balloons at students dressed in their finest …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Hanoi!
2 years ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Hanoi!

Xin chào tù Hà Nôi!

It’s been almost a year since the hot and humid June day when I arrived in Hanoi for a stint as a Luce Scholar. …
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Syllabus: Monster Mashup
2 years ago

Syllabus: Monster Mashup

BIOC/HUMA 368 Monster: Conceiving and Misconceiving the Monstrous in Fiction and Art, in Medicine and the Biosciences (Spring 2016)

DEPARTMENT BioSciences and Humanities

DESCRIPTION Monsters …
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