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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
9 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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Storm Stories: The Home Team
9 months ago

Storm Stories: The Home Team

Long before the last case of bottled water disappeared from the shelves of every grocery store in Houston, Rice staff members were deep into storm prep mode. Grounds personnel …
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Storm Stories: In the Eye of the Hurricane
9 months ago

Storm Stories: In the Eye of the Hurricane

In 2007, former Texas legislator Ed Emmett ’71 was appointed county judge of Harris County — the most populous county in Texas and now the third-largest county in the …
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Storm Stories: The Volunteers
9 months ago

Storm Stories: The Volunteers

Rachel Mooers pulled her viola to her chin and nodded to harpist Caitlin Mehrtens before launching into the soothing notes of “Ave Maria.” About three dozen attentive listeners nodded and …
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Storm Stories: After the Deluge
9 months ago

Storm Stories: After the Deluge

Even as Hurricane Harvey hung over Houston, collecting the warming waters of the Gulf of Mexico and converting them into the 51 inches of rain that flooded neighborhoods as …
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Saludos, Venezuela
9 months ago

Saludos, Venezuela

Saludos Connection was officially created this year by Henning, with the help of his mother, Maria Cristina Manrique, and fellow Rice alum Ujalashah Dhanani ’15. “Our mission is to …
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Athletics: Day in the Life
9 months ago

Athletics: Day in the Life

SPORT: FOOTBALL HOMETOWN: HOUSTON COLLEGE: BAKER MAJOR: CIVIL ENGINEERING COACH: DAVID BAILIFF

The son of a statistics teacher and the grandson of a prominent jazz drummer, Emmanuel Ellerbee ’18 brings more …
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We are the Champions
9 months ago

We are the Champions

For the first time in the program’s 17-year history, the Rice soccer team won the C-USA regular season championship with a conference record of 9-0-1.

“I am extremely …
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Lovett’s Past Times
9 months ago

Lovett’s Past Times

Lovett College’s unique physical appearance has generated a lot of interesting speculation. Often compared to a giant toaster because of the concrete grating on its sides, some say Lovett …
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Half a Year in Harbin: Final Frenzy
11 months ago

Half a Year in Harbin: Final Frenzy

Editor’s Note: Senior Taylor Ginter is majoring in Asian studies and minoring in math. She spent her first summer away from her hometown, Tucson, in Harbin, China through CET’s intensive …
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