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Fall 2016

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16
11 months ago

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16

FOR RECENT RICE graduate Lauren Hughes ’16, playing professional soccer in Iceland for UMF Selfoss has provided an unexpected challenge — too much time. “When I moved to Iceland, …
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Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!
12 months 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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Sallyportal’s Promise

A stereotype surrounding students today, based on their millennial label, is that they don’t know how to navigate the world without technology. However, the Association for Rice Alumni has shown …
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TRADITIONS: Wiess College
12 months 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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Coral Reef Research
12 months ago

Coral Reef Research

Videographer Brandon Martin accompanied Rice Earth Science Professor André Droxler and graduate students to Belize’s coast to study coral reef health. The field trip was a part of a graduate level …
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ATHLETICS: A DAY IN THE LIFE
12 months ago

ATHLETICS: A DAY IN THE LIFE

Senior Yosef Presburger started playing tennis when he was 6 and competed until he was sidelined by an injury in high school. A native of Mexico, he also grew …
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6DOV: GEOFFREY HERD
12 months ago

6DOV: GEOFFREY HERD

Geoffrey Herd
 GRADUATE STUDENT 
SHEPHERD SCHOOL OF MUSIC
 Herd is a violinist and the founder and director of the Geneva Music Festival, who has performed throughout Asia and Latin America. …
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Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow
12 months ago

Richards-Kortum named MacArthur Fellow

THIS IS GENIUS: SEPT. 22 WAS A RED-LETTER DAY ON CAMPUS. That’s when the news broke that Rice bioengineer and global health pioneer Rebecca Richards-Kortum had received a MacArthur …
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On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016
12 months ago

On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016

True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace Alberto R. Gonzales ’79 (Nelson Books, 2016)

The former U.S. attorney general’s autobiography …
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NIGHT OWL: EMERGENCY CALLS
12 months ago

NIGHT OWL: EMERGENCY CALLS

IT’S SAFE TO SAY ANDI TENNER ’01 isn’t stuck in a daily routine. Her days vary so much that she has a hard time even making dinner plans. “The only thing …
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