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Winter 2017

Writing Home: Groetjes uit Delft, Nederland!
2 months ago

Writing Home: Groetjes uit Delft, Nederland!

By Laura Gibson Ten Bloemendal ’07

AT RICE, I STUDIED physics and had a passion for spaceflight. Little did I know where the distribution system would take me!


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Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist
2 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist

So, when alumnus and political scientist Greg Thielemann ’86 approached Duno-Gottberg with the wild idea of taking the baseball team to Cuba, he responded enthusiastically. Baseball coach Wayne Graham, …
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Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory
2 months ago

Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory

HIST 211: Medieval Violence (Fall 2016)

Department: History Description: Students develop a critical approach to the study of violence and its function and cultural significance within medieval European society. In particular, …
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Family Album | Growing Rice
2 months ago

Family Album | Growing Rice

IN 1910, WHEN THE FIRST BRICKS WERE being laid for Lovett Hall, the fledgling Rice campus was little more than a Gulf Coast prairie — a scrubby field flanked …
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Houston, Through Children’s Eyes
2 months ago

Houston, Through Children’s Eyes

IN MARCH, THE RICE MEDIA CENTER will display photographs and artworks created by schoolchildren who participated in the Pozos Art Project, an ongoing artistic collaboration between Rice photographer Geoff …
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FRESH AIR
2 months ago

FRESH AIR

RICE STUDENTS HAVE A NEW PLACE TO HANG OUT on campus, thanks to the winners of a 2015 Rice School of Architecture minicharrette. Called The Hangout, the winning design features 12 …
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6DOV: Dongya Jia
2 months ago

6DOV: Dongya Jia

Jia, a fourth-year doctoral student in the systems, synthetic and physical biology program, works on uncovering mechanisms underlying metastasis and cancer metabolism. Jia is a student in the lab …
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President’s Note: Shaping a Vision
2 months ago

President’s Note: Shaping a Vision

ONE HUNDRED AND NINE YEARS AGO, on Jan. 18, 1908, Edgar Odell Lovett formally accepted the offer of the Board of Trustees of the William Marsh Rice Institute to …
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A New Skate of Mind
2 months ago

A New Skate of Mind

HOLDING A CUMBERSOME prototype for a design project while skateboarding around campus with ease, Michael Moran, a sophomore, gathers a fair share of double takes. For Moran, who is …
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Finding the Sweet Spot
2 months ago

Finding the Sweet Spot

IN 1994, AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER PETER BROWN SAW SOMETHING THAT MADE him stop in tiny Tahoka, Texas. A Native American word meaning “deep water,” the town’s very name contradicted the …
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