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Alumni

Warbirds, Speeches and Animatronics
2 months ago

Warbirds, Speeches and Animatronics

1950s What a pleasant surprise to meet and chat with Anne Bray Berling ’47 (BA). … Like everyone else at Rice, I knew who Hubert Bray 1918 (PhD) [her father] …
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Suffrage Pioneer
2 months ago

Suffrage Pioneer

On a frigid Monday in early 1919, Elizabeth Green Kalb ’16 dressed herself head-to-toe in white before leaving her room at the National Woman’s Party (NWP) headquarters. It would have …
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A Passion for Justice
2 months ago

A Passion for Justice

As a student, Elizabeth Baird Saenger’s ’64 desire to support underserved members of her community was apparent. The daughter of Elizabeth Hill ’40 and Raleigh William Baird Jr. ’38, Saenger …
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Now Reading
2 months ago

Now Reading

Fluxus Forms

Scores, Multiples, and the Eternal Network Natilee Harren ’05 University of Chicago Press, 2020

It was one of the most revolutionary artistic movements of the 1960s: A rejection of …
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We’ve Been Here Before
2 months ago

We’ve Been Here Before

By August, the disease had reached Philadelphia. But James Hutchinson, the city’s physician of the port, refused to close the port to refugees. Hutchinson believed that the disease was being …
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High Scores
2 months ago

High Scores

Germaine Franco ’84 had firmed up a full slate for 2020. As a much in-demand film composer, music producer and musician in Los Angeles, her roster is always lively — …
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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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Doha Aboul-Fotouh ’15
2 months 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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Justin Onwenu ’18
2 months ago

Justin Onwenu ’18

When the wail of sirens signals disaster, most people run for cover. But for Justin Onwenu, the sound of an alarm means it’s time to roll up his sleeves and …
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Lillian Seidel ’15
2 months ago

Lillian Seidel ’15

As a self-proclaimed “risk-averse art student,” Lillian Seidel didn’t care for sports. But after an ACL injury during Powderpuff football, she would soon become a runner.

“After five months of …
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