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Posts By Sarah Brenner Jones

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Doha Aboul-Fotouh ’15
2 weeks ago

Doha Aboul-Fotouh ’15

What is most striking about Doha Aboul-Fotouh is her profound sense of gratitude. When asked about her experiences as an English major, her studies at Baylor College of Medicine, her pediatric residency, …
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Raj Salhotra ’13
3 weeks ago

Raj Salhotra ’13

When you speak with Raj Salhotra about his mission to improve opportunities for under-resourced students, your first response is to ask where to sign up to help. The focus of …
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Full Theater
9 months ago

Full Theater

Juan Sebastian Cruz ’16 literally bounced onto the stage in this season’s production of “The Winter’s Tale” at the Alley Theatre. Portraying a 7-year-old Prince Mamillius, he skipped, jumped and rolled …
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Career
1 year ago

Career

Illustrations by Ryan Snook

Each year, hundreds of Owls transition from being a Rice undergraduate to graduate students, job seekers, employees, entrepreneurs, volunteers, adventure seekers and more. If college life …
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Everyday Creativity
1 year ago

Everyday Creativity

A playwright, lyricist and psychologist, James C. Kaufman’s professional and creative work explains why creativity matters — particularly why we should care about it, measure it and nurture it. For …
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Creativity Killers
1 year ago

Creativity Killers

The internet is packed with artful pictures superimposed with concise, insightful quotes about creativity from Teresa Amabile, a creativity scholar at Harvard Business School. One of the best — “One …
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A Family Story
1 year ago

A Family Story

Photo by Jeff Fitlow

How do you distill and communicate the essence of a person? As a guest lecturer in Anthony Brandt’s Creativity Up Close class, Anne Chao ’05 challenges …
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Border Lines
1 year ago

Border Lines

Graph (detail) by Veronica Gomez

“My creative process always starts with research,” said Veronica Gomez ’19, a recent Rice architecture graduate. While designing her master’s thesis, she studied the history, …
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That’s Genius!
1 year ago

That’s Genius!

Brain illustration: Getty Images

What do geniuses have in common? Is the mind of an artistic genius the same as a scientific genius? Can you (or I) learn to be …
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