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Spring 2017

Children’s Asthma and Poor Neighborhoods
4 months ago

Children’s Asthma and Poor Neighborhoods

RICE RESEARCHERS recently found that of the more than 12,000 children in Houston who have asthma, the chronic disease of airways in the lungs is more prevalent among African-American …
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Bringing Grammy Home
4 months ago

Bringing Grammy Home

AS A MEMBER OF CELLIST YO-YO MA’S SILK ROAD Ensemble, Shawn Conley ’05 took home a 2017 Grammy Award for “Best World Music Album.” The album, “Sing Me Home” …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Seoul
4 months ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Seoul

By Trey O’Neill ’10

DURING MY SECOND week living here in Seoul, I ate a tuna’s eye the size of a gumball because my new Korean colleagues insisted …
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President Leebron: Educating for a World of Change
4 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
4 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
4 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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RICE AND STANFORD SET FOR OPENER ‘DOWN UNDER’
4 months ago

RICE AND STANFORD SET FOR OPENER ‘DOWN UNDER’

The Rice Owls football team will open its 2017 season facing the same opponent it met in the 2016 season finale — but this time in Australia. Rice and …
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Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds
4 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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Athletics: Day in the Life
4 months ago

Athletics: Day in the Life

SPORT: BASEBALL HOMETOWN: WEBSTER, TEXAS COLLEGE: DUNCAN MAJOR: ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING COACH: WAYNE GRAHAM

Zachary Esquivel started playing baseball when he was 3 years old, and 17 years later, he is still …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder
4 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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