Image

Winter 2017

Jimoh Returns to Rice
10 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. …
Read More

Traditions | Brown College
10 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 …
Read More

Night Owl: Engineering a DJ Career
10 months ago

Night Owl: Engineering a DJ Career

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 …
Read More

Breathe Easy, Repeat
11 months ago

Breathe Easy, Repeat

The boy was minutes old and near death. His breath came in shallow, rapid gasps. His mother, Mary Nankwenya, knew something was terribly wrong. When her labor had begun several …
Read More

Dear Mr. President
11 months ago

Dear Mr. President

As they’ve done for previous administrations, fellows and scholars from Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy prepared policy briefs in their fields of expertise to present to the new …
Read More