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Alumni

Coming Into His Own
3 weeks ago

Coming Into His Own

On paper, Brandon Mack ’06 has worked in the Office of Admission at Rice for 11 years, where he is currently an associate director. But he has been contributing to …
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Opening Doors
3 weeks ago

Opening Doors

To say Gilda Barabino ’86 wears a lot of hats is a gross understatement — she’s more like a one-woman haberdashery. After earning her Ph.D. in chemical engineering at Rice, …
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Pharmacy’s Front Line
3 weeks ago

Pharmacy’s Front Line

I was in my final few months as a pharmacy resident at UT Southwestern Medical Center when we started to hear about the coronavirus. At first, we were told not …
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Rallying the Public
3 weeks ago

Rallying the Public

After graduating from Rice with a degree in civil engineering, Philip Huang ’82 earned an M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a Master of Public Health …
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Reform-Minded
3 weeks ago

Reform-Minded

As a young associate at the international law firm Mayer Brown, Ames Grawert ’06 helped a Chicago man convicted of murder challenge his conviction on the grounds of ineffective counsel. …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books
3 weeks ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books

A Haven in the Sun Five Stories of Bird Life and Its Future on the Texas Coast

B.C. Robison ’88 Texas Tech University Press, 2020 

More than 480 species of …
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Serving Up Success
3 months ago

Serving Up Success

Merinda Watkins-Martin ’91 and her husband, Reggie Martin, run Lemond Kitchen, a gourmet Southern cuisine catering and event business in Houston. Watkins-Martin learned her business acumen at the feet of …
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Alumni Books: Q&A with Julie Gianelloni Connor
3 months ago

Alumni Books: Q&A with Julie Gianelloni Connor

Savoring the Camino de Santiago: It’s the Pilgrimage, Not the Hike Julie Gianelloni Connor ’73 Bayou City Press, 2020

Seekers of spiritual enlightenment have walked Spain’s Camino de Santiago for centuries, starting …
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Rooting for You
3 months ago

Rooting for You

In the plant lover community, Maria Failla ’11 is best known for her successful podcast, “Bloom and Grow Radio.” However, her beginnings at Rice might surprise you. “Broadway was always my dream,” Failla …
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Alumni Books: Spring 2021
3 months ago

Alumni Books: Spring 2021

Keith Haring’s Line: Race and the Performance of Desire Ricardo Montez ’97  Duke University Press, 2020

The work of pop artist Keith Haring, who began his career drawing chalk figures on …
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