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Fall 2017

Reader Response: Fall 2017
7 months ago

Reader Response: Fall 2017

I want to commend you and your staff on your series of articles related to Hurricane Harvey- “Storm Stories”.  So proud to see so many with Rice connections pitching …
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Hurricane Harvey by the Numbers
10 months ago

Hurricane Harvey by the Numbers

To see all of the Storm Stories, go to this page.

Storm Stories
10 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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By Any Other Name
10 months ago

By Any Other Name

Let’s start with the name — Harvey. It sounds vaguely patrician or dutiful, definitely not threatening. For those of a certain age, the name also reminds us of a …
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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
10 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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Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers
10 months ago

Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers

Michael Harris ’05, Morris Almond ’07 and Pat Krieger ’82, a trio of high-scoring basketball players, and Jim Bevan, head coach of the women’s cross-country and track and field …
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Dragonfly Ecology
10 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
10 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
10 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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Night Owl: You’re Looking Swell
10 months ago

Night Owl: You’re Looking Swell

With a baton in his right hand, Andy Einhorn ’04 conducts a 23-piece orchestra from a podium underneath the Shubert Theatre stage, as a sold-out Broadway audience revels in …
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