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Summer 2016

Family Album: Closing the Book on a Half-Century Project
11 months ago

Family Album: Closing the Book on a Half-Century Project

In February 2016, the history department at Rice hosted seven leading historians from around the country to address the topic “Jefferson Davis’s America: New Perspectives on the Mid-Nineteenth-Century United States.” The occasion …
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READER RESPONSE: Spring 2016
11 months ago

READER RESPONSE: Spring 2016

I really enjoyed reading Terrence Doody’s piece on Dennis Huston [“Exit, Stage Left,” Page 24]. During my four years at Rice, Prof. Huston (or “Dennis,” or “Doc” — he …
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When in Rome
11 months ago

When in Rome

IN MAY, RICE STUDENTS IMMERSED THEMSELVES IN THE ART, architecture, archaeology, museums and neighborhoods of Rome via an experiential art history course that traced the city’s mythical beginnings to …
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6DOV: James Matthews
11 months ago

6DOV: James Matthews

JAMES MATTHEWS Graduate Student Department of Physics

Matthews analyzes molecular structure using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy to study protein misfolding and insertion into biological membranes in …
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She Runs
11 months ago

She Runs

“The Devil is in Derartu. Today very, very not strong.”

Stretching at the base of Mount Entoto, 8,500 feet above sea level, I caught my breath after lagging behind Banchi …
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