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Winter 2017: Alumni Books
9 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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ABSTRACT | Fall 2016
11 months ago

ABSTRACT | Fall 2016

Future Humans: Inside the Science of Our Continuing Evolution Scott Solomon (Yale University Press, 2016)

Modern humans aren’t an evolutionary end point, posits Scott Solomon, a professor in …
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The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People
11 months ago

The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People

What inspired you to look at Texas’ environmental issues in this very visual, atlas-like way? We hope the atlas’ maps will help people connect with the coast, the canyons, …
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On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016
12 months ago

On the Bookshelf | Fall 2016

True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace Alberto R. Gonzales ’79 (Nelson Books, 2016)

The former U.S. attorney general’s autobiography …
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On the Bookshelf | Summer 2016
1 year ago

On the Bookshelf | Summer 2016

The Gray Rhino: How to Recognize and Act on the Obvious Dangers We Ignore by Michele Wucker ’89 (St. Martin’s Press, 2016)

The provocative theory of Wucker’s latest …
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Q&A: Suzanne Rindell
1 year ago

Q&A: Suzanne Rindell

Rindell worked for several years at a Manhattan literary agency, during which time she wrote her first novel, “The Other Typist.” Her second, “Three-Martini Lunch,” follows a trio of …
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Abstract | Spring 2016
1 year ago

Abstract | Spring 2016

THE ROSS ICE SHELF’S HISTORIC LESSONS

  • The Ross Ice Shelf, almost as large as France, is the world’s largest ice shelf.
  • Scientists, including Rice oceanographer John Anderson, …
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Author Q&A: Jim Bernhard ’59
1 year ago

Author Q&A: Jim Bernhard ’59

Some authors’ deaths merit more than footnotes. There are the suicides of Plath, Woolf and Hemingway, as well as some that are equal parts bizarre and tragic, …
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