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Posts By Kendall Schoemann

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A Stinging Rebuke
2 months ago

A Stinging Rebuke

While collecting data from live oak trees in the world’s largest medical center, Rice evolutionary ecologists have discovered huge quantities of one of North America’s most venomous caterpillars.

Live oak …
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Home
5 months ago

Home

Illustrations by Ryan Snook

The days swirling around graduation are filled with cliché advice: The world is your oyster; you can do whatever you set your mind to; and …
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Holy Forking Shirtballs
5 months ago

Holy Forking Shirtballs

If you’re a fan of NBC’s “The Good Place,” you know curse words are cutely censored in the show’s heaven-like utopia. You may not be aware, however, that you’re laughing …
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Owls Love Horses
6 months ago

Owls Love Horses

Photo by Tommy LaVergne

Selin Ergulen ’19 and Jessica Hartz ’19 had very different levels of experience when they joined the Rice Equestrian Team their freshman year. While Ergulen rode …
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It Takes a Role Model to Know One
7 months ago

It Takes a Role Model to Know One

Photo by Sara Stathas

Brandi Bridges ’07 doesn’t take the role models in her life lightly. “My dad was an engineer and my mom was a teacher — both were …
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The Builder in the Blue Studio
7 months ago

The Builder in the Blue Studio

Illustration by Adam Cruft

As a professor of architecture, Carlos Jimenez has collected an impressive list of accolades, including Rice’s 2013 George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching, DesignIntelligence’s 2013 …
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Night Owl: Comedy Tonight
2 years ago

Night Owl: Comedy Tonight

“I understand that before I even started talking most of you already didn’t like me, and that’s OK because ’80s movies have taught you not to trust someone with …
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Night Owl: Traffic Talk
2 years ago

Night Owl: Traffic Talk

Long before sunrise each morning, Katherine Whaley ’04 wakes up to help drivers in the nation’s fourth-largest city navigate 575 miles of freeways and expressways. She has worked since …
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Syllabus: Narratives for Change
2 years ago

Syllabus: Narratives for Change

This new interdisciplinary course featured faculty experts who mentored teams of students working on issue advocacy. The course provided an overview of and training in how to affect public …
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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
2 years ago

Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives

FWIS 121 Time Travel Narratives: Fiction, Film, Science (Fall 2017)

DEPARTMENT First-Year Writing-Intensive Seminar

DESCRIPTION This course investigates the historical, aesthetic and scientific connections between the authorial …
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