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Unconventional Wisdom: The Marine Ecologist
3 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Marine Ecologist

CORAL REEF 101

A coral colony on the reef is part rock, part animal and part plant. The rock part is a calcium carbonate, a limestone skeleton that …
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Traditions: Disorientation
3 months ago

Traditions: Disorientation

For many incoming freshmen, Orientation Week is the first time they set foot on the Rice campus. Over the years, the nature of the welcome has changed.

Bob …
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Writing Home: Rachel Buissereth ’17
3 months ago

Writing Home: Rachel Buissereth ’17

On the night of the lunar eclipse, I sat with my host family on the roof of a pickup truck watching the supermoon towering above us. Green tree frogs, …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Mike Gustin
3 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Mike Gustin

If you have the idea that courses in various science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields are boring and dry, let us introduce you to Mike Gustin. An accomplished …
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Day In The Life – Ayane “Aya” Rossano ’18
3 months ago

Day In The Life – Ayane “Aya” Rossano ’18

Sport: Women’s Track and Field (Event: Pole Vault) Hometown: Bellevue, Wash. College: Martel Major: Kinesiology (Sports Medicine Concentration) Coach: Jim Bevan

Rice students are known for pushing themselves to …
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Latitude, Longitude, Story
3 months ago

Latitude, Longitude, Story

Carroll Parrott Blue is a big fan of collaboration. The award-winning filmmaker and scholar has devoted much of the last four decades to documenting neighborhood histories by bringing together those …
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Graphene on Toast
3 months ago

Graphene on Toast

The Rice lab of chemist James Tour, which once turned Girl Scout cookies into graphene, is investigating ways to write graphene patterns onto food and other materials to quickly …
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No To Nitrates
3 months ago

No To Nitrates

Engineers at the Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT) Center have found a catalyst that cleans toxic nitrates from drinking water by converting them into air and water. Michael Wong, a …
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How To Negotiate
3 months ago

How To Negotiate

One strategy that works is to get angry — but not too angry, say researchers. Displaying a moderate amount of anger during a negotiation process is perceived as being …
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Woodson Turns 50
3 months ago

Woodson Turns 50

At the heart of Fondren Library, the Woodson Research Center Special Collections and Archives is a treasure trove of artifacts, including rare photos, documents and memorabilia that range from …
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