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President Leebron: Educating for a World of Change
8 months ago

President Leebron: Educating for a World of Change

AS A LIFELONG TRAVELER to countries around the world, I often provide students with the following advice: “Travel as soon as you have the time and money, because two …
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Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales
8 months ago

Syllabus: The Art of Telling Tales

ENGL 401: Advanced Fiction Writing (Spring 2017) DEPARTMENT: English DESCRIPTION: Each student will design the entirety of an original novel in the genre of his or her choice and write the first …
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Traditions | Martel College
8 months ago

Traditions | Martel College

WHEN MARTEL COLLEGE opened in 2002, it was the first new college at Rice in more than 30 years. Because its benefactor, Speros P. Martel, was a Greek immigrant, …
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Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds
8 months ago

Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds

WHEN ALLISON HEATH ’04 WAS A SOPHOMORE at Rice, she received an email from Computer Science Professor Lydia Kavraki asking if she was interested in an undergraduate research opportunity …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder
8 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder

In her study of gender, diversity and discrimination, Hebl and her students mine the subtle, yet pervasive, ways in which people discriminate, as well as how individuals and organizations …
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Leaving it All on the Court
8 months ago

Leaving it All on the Court

SENIOR GUARD MAYA HAWKINS (shown here, being hugged by a smiling senior forward Jasmine Goodwine) had lots to celebrate after cinching the Women’s Basketball Invitational (WBI) tournament’s MVP title.


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Reader Response: Winter 2017
8 months ago

Reader Response: Winter 2017

FROM THE LATEST ISSUE, I have noted several book titles that I intend to give to family members — yes, I still give books as gifts. I was most …
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TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats
8 months ago

TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats

8,000

chairs placed in the academic quad

1,400

hours of labor invested by FE&P personnel

40

two-way radios …
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6DOV: Mark Agerton
8 months ago

6DOV: Mark Agerton

Agerton, a doctoral student, studies dynamic optimization problems that happen outside of centralized markets. Agerton’s adviser is Peter Hartley.

HARTLEY (b. 1952) is the George and Cynthia Mitchell …
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A Blend of East and West
8 months ago

A Blend of East and West

RICE’S FIRST ASIAN GRADUATE entered with the school’s very first class. Rudolfo Hulen Fernandez, who graduated 100 years ago, followed a highly unusual path from the Philippines to Houston …
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