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Winter 2017

6DOV: Dongya Jia
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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Winter 2017: Alumni Books
10 months ago

Winter 2017: 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
10 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
10 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
10 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
10 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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Top Five: Seats With a View
10 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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