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Welcome, New Owls!
2 months ago

Welcome, New Owls!

23,455 freshmen applicants

11% admit rate

1,047 new students

993 first-time freshmen

54 transfer students

932 U.S. students

TOP STATES Texas (418) …
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Reader Response: Summer 2020
2 months ago

Reader Response: Summer 2020

Kudos

78% of readers say that Rice Magazine helps them stay connected to Rice University.

“I’m an alumna and I just wanted to say that the July issue is my favorite ever. …
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Twenty in Their Twenties
2 months ago

Twenty in Their Twenties

These young alumni have a zillion different dreams, but one thing in common — being a Rice grad is never far from their hearts and minds. Ranging in class years …
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Tiny Acts of Kindness
7 months ago

Tiny Acts of Kindness

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt our lives and cause hardship and suffering in our communities, we want to call attention to the generosity of spirit that this crisis …
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Olympic Spirit
7 months ago

Olympic Spirit

When Rosey Edeh ’90 studied art and art history at Rice, she could often be found behind a camera, one of her photographic subjects being the campus’s historic architecture. 

But …
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Reader Response: Winter 2020
7 months ago

Reader Response: Winter 2020

We use an email survey and Google Analytics to gauge what our readers are paying attention to. Here are some reader favorites and comments about the Winter 2020 issue. As …
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Spring 2020: Alumni Books and Music
7 months ago

Spring 2020: Alumni Books and Music

By  •  Spring 2020, Alumni

All the Houses Were Painted White Historic Homes of the Texas Golden Crescent Rick Gardner ’65 Texas A&M University Press, 2019

Near the turn of the 20th century, before the advent …
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Scene: Campus Then and Now
7 months ago

Scene: Campus Then and Now

Julia Casbarian ’20 photographed Rice campus landmarks and layered them with historical images of the same locations. The resulting images show “how Rice has both changed and remained the same …
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Groeten uit Hilversum (Greetings From Hilversum)
7 months ago

Groeten uit Hilversum (Greetings From Hilversum)

It’s 7:53 a.m., but the Dutch sun has yet to show its face and very well may hide behind a gray blanket of clouds all day. As I trot down …
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Faculty Books and Music
10 months ago

Faculty Books and Music

Giedion and America: Repositioning the History of Modern Architecture  Reto Geiser gta Verlag, 2018

While other intellectuals emigrated from Europe to America on the eve of World War II, driven into exile …
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