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Reader Response: Fall 2019
2 months ago

Reader Response: Fall 2019

Dear Editor:

I’ve long been a space enthusiast. It probably began when my father took me out in our front yard one night when I was 7 years old. He …
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Now Reading: Faculty Books
2 months ago

Now Reading: Faculty Books

Levee Paul OtrembaFour Way Books, 2019

Paul Otremba’s third collection of poems, “Levee,” was published posthumously in September. An assistant professor of creative writing at Rice, Otremba died of cancer in …
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Welcome, Owls!
2 months ago

Welcome, Owls!

*This graphic includes only domestic students and follows the federal methodology for reporting domestic ethnicity and race. Figures are rounded to nearest whole number.

Source: Rice’s Office of Enrollment and …
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Space Stories
5 months ago

Space Stories

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When You Wish Upon a Star

During her six months aboard the ISS — 184 days, 22 hours, and 14 minutes, to be exact — Peggy Whitson conducted …
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A long road to a perfect launch
5 months ago

A long road to a perfect launch

For those of us who put in a substantial part of our careers in dreaming up the mission (it arose from a workshop 25 years ago), to getting it into …
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No Gravity? No Problem for Zero-G Eyewash
5 months ago

No Gravity? No Problem for Zero-G Eyewash

Most laboratories have an emergency eyewash station to help save lab workers’ eyes in the event of a mishap. But what about the International Space Station, one of the most …
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A Guide to Life After Rice
5 months ago

A Guide to Life After Rice

CAREERThe transition from Rice undergrad to postcollege life requires stamina, determination, optimism, a heavy dose of critical thinking and all of the skills that a Rice education bestows. READ MORE


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Greetings from New Delhi
5 months ago

Greetings from New Delhi

Photos by Abhishek Bali

It’s 6 p.m. My colleague picks me up from a meeting at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, and we head to Old Delhi to …
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And They’re Off
5 months ago

And They’re Off

This May, we asked 11 graduating seniors, one from each residential college, to sit for a portrait and reflect on their time at Rice. As they thought about memorable classes, …
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Readers Respond: Summer 2019
5 months ago

Readers Respond: Summer 2019

Dear Editor:

I just happened to thumb through the Spring 2019 issue [“Bistro Love,” Page 43] and said to my wife, Laura, “Hey, our son is in this magazine!” Most …
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