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Health Apps and Personal Data
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Health Apps and Personal Data

As of 2016, there were more than 165,000 health and wellness apps available through the Apple App Store alone. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates only a fraction …
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Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19
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Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19

SPORT: Men’s Basketball HOMETOWN: Lincolnshire, Ill. COLLEGE: Brown MAJOR: Sport Management COACH: Scott Pera

Connor Cashaw ’19 came to Rice from the same Illinois high school basketball scene that produced the …
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Writing Home: Cheers From London
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Writing Home: Cheers From London

London — there’s nothing quite like it. Nine million people, stretching 600 square miles and nearly 2,000 years of history. I first arrived in 2014 to complete the one-year …
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Through the Sallyport — Or Not
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Through the Sallyport — Or Not

When you visit Princeton University as a prospective student, tour guides point to an ornate metal gate and describe a tradition: Incoming freshmen enter the gate and are forbidden …
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PreGame Power
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PreGame Power

The Rice Marching Owl Band, better known as the MOB, always performs its unofficial fight song “Louie Louie” with enthusiasm. Here, director Chuck Throckmorton, drum major Bonnie Miller ’19 …
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Reader Response: Fall 2017
1 week 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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700&Change
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700&Change

Rick Smalley, one of Rice’s Nobel Prize winners, famously said, “Be a scientist, save the world.” One of the absolute privileges of being president of a research university of …
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2017: A Year in the Life of Rice U
3 weeks ago

2017: A Year in the Life of Rice U

Videographer Brandon Martin’s highlight reel of milestones from 2017 captures a year in Rice’s life that was far from ordinary. And there was even snow!

By Any Other Name
3 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
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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