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Summer 2016

Pride
8 months ago

Pride

THE RICE COMMUNITY came out in force for the 2016 Houston Pride Parade June 25. It’s a partnership with a long history: Rice’s original LGBT organization, the Rice Gay/Lesbian …
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Syllabus: Mental Training
8 months ago

Syllabus: Mental Training

COURSE: LPAP 113 Mental Training for Performance Enhancement (Summer 2016) DEPARTMENT: Lifetime Physical Activity Program DESCRIPTION: This course provides a broad overview of sport psychology concepts that are relevant to …
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Top Five: Stranger as Fiction

Landry Clarke In “Friday Night Lights,” the beloved TV series (and 1990 book) set in fictional Dillon, Texas, football player Landry Clarke (played by the versatile Jesse Plemons) left …
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Lighter Than Air
8 months ago

Lighter Than Air

“ONCE YOU HAVE TASTED FLIGHT, YOU WILL FOREVER WALK THE EARTH WITH YOUR EYES TURNED SKYWARD, FOR THERE YOU HAVE BEEN, AND THERE YOU WILL ALWAYS LONG TO RETURN.”  — …
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Traditions: McMurtry College
8 months ago

Traditions: McMurtry College

AS THE 13th DAY OF THE MONTH APPROACHES, most Rice residential colleges get ready for battle. Not McMurtry. Instead of pitching water balloons at students dressed in their finest …
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Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy
8 months ago

Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy

Before she even attends her first class this fall, Rice soccer player Erin Mikeska is already a part of a Rice University legacy — she’s the latest in a …
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Q&A: Suzanne Rindell
8 months ago

Q&A: Suzanne Rindell

Rindell worked for several years at a Manhattan literary agency, during which time she wrote her first novel, “The Other Typist.” Her second, “Three-Martini Lunch,” follows a trio of …
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ABSTRACT | Summer 2016
8 months ago

ABSTRACT | Summer 2016

Dark Ecology: For a Logic of Future Coexistence by Timothy Morton (Columbia University Press, 2016)

Part philosophical treatise, part historical account and part lyric essay, “Dark Ecology” offers …
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Dog Days of Campus
8 months ago

Dog Days of Campus

 

Introducing: Lady, 1, Australian shepherd (blue merle), and Stella, 7, border collie / golden retriever mix Residential College: Sit, Rich, Sit! Owner: Ken Whitmire, college master, professor of chemistry; father …
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From Houston to LA : Art Shows to See Now
8 months ago

From Houston to LA : Art Shows to See Now

LOS ANGELES Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947–2016 Through Sept. 4, 2016

See a historic flour mill transformed into a museum-caliber place …
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