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Posts By David Medina '83

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Taking Root
1 month ago

Taking Root

When the COVID-19 pandemic invaded our city and sent us to our houses to practice social distancing, it was a shock to our humanity. Never in my life had I …
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Art Together
1 month ago

Art Together

Tamara Siler ’87 has always wanted to play the role of Mama Morton, a sultry character in the musical “Chicago,” and sing “When You’re Good to Mama,” a song she …
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From China, With Love
2 months ago

From China, With Love

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the world have banded together to form support networks and help those most exposed and vulnerable to the virus. In an …
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An Extra Helping
2 months ago

An Extra Helping

The Rev. Nathan Lonsdale Bledsoe ’09 and Lucas Marr ’08 became friends at Rice through their love of cooking. When Hurricane Ike thundered through Houston in 2008, both of them …
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Summer of Salsa
3 months ago

Summer of Salsa

What better way to get rid of the pandemic blues than by dancing salsa? If you don’t know how to salsa and need to maintain social distancing, don’t fret. The …
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Social Distancing to a T  
3 months ago

Social Distancing to a T  

Alese Pickering is making sure people get the message loud and clear about staying 6 feet apart to prevent the spread of COVID-19 — and the importance of supporting those …
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Guided Tours Available
3 months ago

Guided Tours Available

If you’re suffering from cabin fever or your summer travel plans have been sabotaged by COVID-19, no need to worry. Rice’s Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) has come …
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Making What Matters
3 months ago

Making What Matters

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic in Houston, Roland von Kurnatowski ’04 knew he had the resources and knowledge to help health care workers protect themselves while fighting the …
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A Prescription for Healthy Meals
3 months ago

A Prescription for Healthy Meals

MBA students Coco Ma and Kathleen Harcourt have created a nonprofit organization, #SnacksForMedStaff, to deliver free meals to medical staff who are treating patients infected with COVID-19. “Medical staff are …
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Sew Good
3 months ago

Sew Good

Arie Wilson Passwaters has been sewing since she was 4 years old, and her skills have come in handy during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spending late nights after work and on …
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