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Along with our fellow Houstonians, many in our community suffered traumatic losses of homes and property — and benefited from generous acts of volunteerism. Harvey’s challenges continue — and … Read More
Let’s start with the name — Harvey. It sounds vaguely patrician or dutiful, definitely not threatening. For those of a certain age, the name also reminds us of a … Read More
Shortly after Harvey dropped over 50 inches of rain on Houston, Rice’s Joshua Furman, a Jewish studies postdoc, and Melissa Kean ’00, Rice’s centennial historian, spearheaded an effort to … Read More
Rice scientists will research the short- and long-term impact of extreme flooding in and around Houston during Hurricane Harvey with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
A … Read More
Long before the last case of bottled water disappeared from the shelves of every grocery store in Houston, Rice staff members were deep into storm prep mode. Grounds personnel … Read More
In 2007, former Texas legislator Ed Emmett ’71 was appointed county judge of Harris County — the most populous county in Texas and now the third-largest county in the … Read More
Rachel Mooers pulled her viola to her chin and nodded to harpist Caitlin Mehrtens before launching into the soothing notes of “Ave Maria.” About three dozen attentive listeners nodded and … Read More
Even as Hurricane Harvey hung over Houston, collecting the warming waters of the Gulf of Mexico and converting them into the 51 inches of rain that flooded neighborhoods as … Read More
For those who have unexpectedly flooded, realize that you have just been through trauma. You may have lost things that meant a lot to you. This is not the time … Read More
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