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Building the Future
1 week ago

Building the Future

Rice University engineers are using 3-D printers to turn structures that have until now existed primarily in theory into strong, light and durable materials with complex, repeating patterns. The …
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6DOV: AJA MARTIN
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6DOV: AJA MARTIN

AJA MARTIN Second-year doctoral student in Art History Martin studies modern art across the Americas and Europe under Gordon Hughes.

1. Hughes (b. 1965), …
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Storm Stories
3 months ago

Storm Stories

Along with our fellow Houstonians, many in our community suffered traumatic losses of homes and property — and benefited from generous acts of volunteerism. Harvey’s challenges continue — and …
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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
3 months 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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Dragonfly Ecology
3 months ago

Dragonfly Ecology

In one of the first studies of its kind, Rice scientists show that strong environmental “filters” —  in this case, predatory fish — cause dragonfly and damselfly communities to …
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NEST360˚ Is Finalist for $100 Million MacArthur Grant
3 months ago

NEST360˚ Is Finalist for $100 Million MacArthur Grant

NEST360°, a visionary 10-year effort to save the lives of 500,000 African babies per year, is among four finalists for the MacArthur Foundation’s first 100&Change grant, the foundation announced …
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Faculty Publications: Fall 2017
3 months ago

Faculty Publications: Fall 2017

Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith (Penguin Press, 2017)

“There are amazing things happening all over the place every …
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Rescuing History
3 months ago

Rescuing History

Shortly after Harvey dropped over 50 inches of rain on Houston, Rice’s Joshua Furman, a Jewish studies postdoc, and Melissa Kean ’00, Rice’s centennial historian, spearheaded an effort to …
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Studying Harvey’s Environmental Wake
3 months ago

Studying Harvey’s Environmental Wake

Rice scientists will research the short- and long-term impact of extreme flooding in and around Houston during Hurricane Harvey with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

A …
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Storm Stories: The Home Team
3 months ago

Storm Stories: The Home Team

Long before the last case of bottled water disappeared from the shelves of every grocery store in Houston, Rice staff members were deep into storm prep mode. Grounds personnel …
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