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Writing Home: Groeten uit Hilversum
2 years ago

Writing Home: Groeten uit 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: Winter 2020
2 years ago

Faculty Books and Music: Winter 2020

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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Reader Response: Fall 2019
2 years 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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Faculty Books: Fall 2019
2 years ago

Faculty Books: Fall 2019

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 years 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
2 years ago

Space Stories

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[tw-column width=”one-half”] 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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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Writing Home: Greetings from New Delhi
2 years ago

Writing Home: 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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