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Fall 2016

Catching up with: Lauren Hughes ’16
9 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!
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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