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Artful Opening
4 days ago

Artful Opening

ON FEB. 24, RICE celebrated the opening of the Moody Center for the Arts, a 50,000-square-foot space designed to foster interdisciplinary collaboration through the arts. “The Moody is an …
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This Authentic Life
4 days ago

This Authentic Life

MAKING MUSIC

After training as an architect at Rice, Mary Jane “MJ” Kwan ’10 joined a firm in Beijing, where she helped build large projects. Today, she’s still a …
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Exit Interviews: Seniors
1 week ago

Exit Interviews: Seniors

Thu Nguyen, a Wiess College senior majoring in chemistry and sociology, thought she knew what she wanted to be in life. “I came into Rice thinking I wanted to give …
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Mapping the Questions
1 week ago

Mapping the Questions

A MAP OF HARRIS COUNTY glows on Kelsey Walker’s computer screen. The arbitrary political boundaries of the county show up as thin black lines, containing the infinity loops of Houston’s …
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Folk Revival
4 months ago

Folk Revival

When Houston gets its due as a music hub, you hear about its hip-hop, country, zydeco, blues, R&B, jazz, and rock ’n’ roll.

And justifiably so: It’s a …
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Breathe Easy, Repeat
4 months ago

Breathe Easy, Repeat

The boy was minutes old and near death. His breath came in shallow, rapid gasps. His mother, Mary Nankwenya, knew something was terribly wrong. When her labor had begun several …
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Dear Mr. President
4 months ago

Dear Mr. President

As they’ve done for previous administrations, fellows and scholars from Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy prepared policy briefs in their fields of expertise to present to the new …
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Gifted and Black
7 months ago

Gifted and Black

The following timeline and oral histories explore the steps that led up to Rice’s desegregation and feature the voices of black alumni who lived that experience.


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Lighter Than Air
9 months ago

Lighter Than Air

“ONCE YOU HAVE TASTED FLIGHT, YOU WILL FOREVER WALK THE EARTH WITH YOUR EYES TURNED SKYWARD, FOR THERE YOU HAVE BEEN, AND THERE YOU WILL ALWAYS LONG TO RETURN.”  — …
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Dog Days of Campus
9 months ago

Dog Days of Campus

 

Introducing: Lady, 1, Australian shepherd (blue merle), and Stella, 7, border collie / golden retriever mix Residential College: Sit, Rich, Sit! Owner: Ken Whitmire, college master, professor of chemistry; father …
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