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Alumni

Building a Better Bee
2 weeks ago

Building a Better Bee

If natural selection had run its course, Dan Weaver ’81 would not have joined his family’s beekeeping business, let alone become the first apiarist to rear a new breed of disease-tolerant …
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An Ergonomist and an Athlete
2 weeks ago

An Ergonomist and an Athlete

It’s no surprise to anyone who knows Ariana “Ari” Ince ’11 that she is now an Olympian.

“I always knew that I was capable of making it to the Olympics. …
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Classnotes: Tunnels, a Python and a Pergola
2 weeks ago

Classnotes: Tunnels, a Python and a Pergola

1950s “We pre-med students needed good grades to get into med school, and we had to compete with older WWII veterans and each other. Rice buildings were connected by utility tunnels, which we …
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Keeping Pace
2 weeks ago

Keeping Pace

On March 12, 2020, the Owls’ star point guard Erica Ogwumike ’20 was set to play in the first game of her final Conference USA (C-USA) tournament before heading off …
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Alumni Books: Art, Acclaimed
2 weeks ago

Alumni Books: Art, Acclaimed

Rainey Knudson ’93 remembers walking past the space that would become Rice Gallery as an undergraduate. “It was in its previous incarnation — I don’t remember it registering as a …
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Coming Into His Own
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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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