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Posts By Mariana Najera '21

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Syllabus: The Science Behind the Scenes
3 months ago

Syllabus: The Science Behind the Scenes

CHEM 176 The Chemistry of Art

Department Chemistry

Description Students learn about the chemistry of the materials and methods used to create, conserve and authenticate art objects. Topics include sculpture, painting, …
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Syllabus: A Climate Change Toolbox
5 months ago

Syllabus: A Climate Change Toolbox

Through the study of Earth’s climate variations and how they affected human evolution and history, this course helps students judge the anomalous character of recent climate change, establish its anthropogenic …
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Back At It
5 months ago

Back At It

In normal times, Rice Coffeehouse is packed with students doing homework and chatting with friends, while a long line of undergraduates, graduates, faculty and staff wait eagerly for bagels, frappies, …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Kirsten Ostherr
8 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Kirsten Ostherr

As the Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English, Kirsten Ostherr works at the intersection of media, health and technology. She is also the chair of Rice’s English department and the …
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I’m a Nerd About … Analog Film
8 months ago

I’m a Nerd About … Analog Film

For the past three years, Konstantin Georgiev has worked as a film archivist at Rice Cinema, where he has learned to repair, preserve and digitize analog films — reels, slides …
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Syllabus: Is This The End?
11 months ago

Syllabus: Is This The End?

HUMA 124: Is This the End? A Big Questions Course

DEPARTMENT: Modern and Classical Literatures and Cultures

DESCRIPTION: Is this the end? The end of our planet, truth, certainty? Taught from a global …
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Designing for Donations
1 year ago

Designing for Donations

In the global efforts to combat COVID-19, staying at home has played an important part in limiting the spread of the virus. What happens, however, when you don’t have a …
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Flip For Good
1 year ago

Flip For Good

Owned by Willet Feng ’06 and Diane Feng ’07, Burger-Chan is a local restaurant beloved by all who know this hidden gem. Located in the underground food court at Greenway …
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Syllabus: A Sensational Course
1 year ago

Syllabus: A Sensational Course

 

 

 

Lan Li is an assistant professor and historian of the body who uses her passion for medicine and health to teach students about the many social, …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Fabiola López-Durán
2 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Fabiola López-Durán

As an architect, art and architectural historian, and interdisciplinary scholar, Fabiola López-Durán has guided many students to a deeper understanding of the overlapping influences of art, architecture, politics and the …
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