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Gifted and Black: Ted Henderson

The early 1960s was a heady time for kids like Ted Henderson ’70. Space Age competition between the Soviet Union and the United States was in full swing, with …
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Gifted and Black: Jacqueline McCauley

Jackie McCauley was an academic star — the first black student in Texas to be named a National Merit Scholar — and some of the country’s most prestigious colleges …
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Gifted and Black: Charles Freeman III

Charles Freeman’s quest to be different often got him into trouble. But his constant search for an identity pushed him beyond the racial tensions of the 1960s and to …
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Gifted & Black: Building Rice
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Gifted & Black: Building Rice

Many aspects of the founding of the William Marsh Rice Institute in 1912 inspired wonder, respect and optimism. Its visionary young president, Edgar Odell Lovett, courted scholars from around …
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Coral Reef Research
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Coral Reef Research

Videographer Brandon Martin accompanied Rice Earth Science Professor André Droxler and graduate students to Belize’s coast to study coral reef health. The field trip was a part of a graduate level …
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ATHLETICS: A DAY IN THE LIFE
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ATHLETICS: A DAY IN THE LIFE

Senior Yosef Presburger started playing tennis when he was 6 and competed until he was sidelined by an injury in high school. A native of Mexico, he also grew …
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Gifted and Black: Push for Integration

1960 In order to bring Rice’s name in line with its identity as a broader educational institution, the Rice Institute changes its name to Rice University.

1960 President …
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Amazing Race: Rice Homecoming Edition

On a Monday afternoon in mid-October, 16 teams of Rice students ran, biked and skateboarded away from the RMC start line to search for clues that would lead them closer …
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Golf is Life
1 year ago

Golf is Life

JUNIOR MITCHELL MEISSNER attacks his bunker play during practice at Wildcat Golf Club, the Rice golf team’s home course. The links-style course offers something rare for Houston-area players: elevation …
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TOP FIVE: Things They Carried
1 year ago

TOP FIVE: Things They Carried

5. Noise-canceling headphones Because dorm walls are thinner than you’d think.