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Winter 2017

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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Alumni Books
2 months ago

Alumni Books

The Art of Positive Thinking

“Healing Art: Don’t Let Anything Ruin Your Day” by Robert Flatt (Bright Sky Press, 2016)

“As our bodies degenerate, due …
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LeWitt Returns
2 months ago

LeWitt Returns

FOR MORE THAN 20 YEARS, THE RICE ART GALLERY has been the only university gallery in the nation devoted to commissioning site-specific installation art. Early-career and well-known artists have constructed temporary works, …
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Abstract | Winter 2017
2 months ago

Abstract | Winter 2017

Do the Math

  • The strategies once used in baseball analytics are now being applied to employee management
  • Personality traits can help predict work performance

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Folk Revival
2 months ago

Folk Revival

When Houston gets its due as a music hub, you hear about its hip-hop, country, zydeco, blues, R&B, jazz, and rock ’n’ roll.

And justifiably so: It’s a …
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Athletics: A Day in the Life
2 months ago

Athletics: A Day in the Life

SPORT: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HOMETOWN: SAN ANTONIO COLLEGE: LOVETT MAJOR: COMPUTATIONAL AND APPLIED MATH COACH: TINA LANGLEY

Last season, Wendy Knight was one of the Rice Owls’ top contributors, starting in almost …
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Traditions | Brown College
2 months ago

Traditions | Brown College

When Brown college was founded in 1965 as Rice’s second women’s college, it had one obvious rival: next-door Jones College, the first women’s college.

The all-male colleges, however, didn’t …
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Top Five: Seats With a View
2 months ago

Top Five: Seats With a View

1. The Hangout

New swaddling hammocks outside Fondren Library draw students (and faculty) in search of a cozy perch.

2. SI and Susie Morris Lounge

A shaded and …
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Jimoh Returns to Rice
2 months ago

Jimoh Returns to Rice

AT AGE 10, FUNMI JIMOH PENNED a prophetic journal entry: “I’m going to go to the Olympics.” More than 20 years later, the decorated Rice alumna and former U.S. …
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Night Owl: Clayton Chaney ’13
2 months ago

Night Owl: Clayton Chaney ’13

BOASTING TWO CONFERENCE USA DECATHLON TITLES, a civil engineering degree and a thriving disc jockey career, Clayton Chaney’s ’13 varied passions might seem unrelated. In actuality, though, his education and …
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