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Alumni Books
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Alumni Books

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs John Doerr ’73(Portfolio, 2018)

John Doerr, chairman of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, reveals how strategic …
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Rough & Tumble
2 weeks ago

Rough & Tumble

Stewart Morris Jr. ’71, founder of the Rice Rugby Football Club, pulls out a photo of himself and slides it across a conference room table in Herman Brown Hall. “I …
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It Takes a Role Model to Know One
2 weeks ago

It Takes a Role Model to Know One

Photo by Sara Stathas

Brandi Bridges ’07 doesn’t take the role models in her life lightly. “My dad was an engineer and my mom was a teacher — both were …
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Writing Home: Greetings from NYC
2 weeks ago

Writing Home: Greetings from NYC

Photo by Michael Nagin

My first day of work in New York City could have been the opening scene of a romantic comedy — I got on the uptown train …
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Bistro Love
2 weeks ago

Bistro Love

Photo by Todd Spoth

You may be able to thank Chapultepec Lupita, a popular Tex-Mex restaurant in Houston, for inspiring one of New Orleans’ top chefs.

In his years …
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Owls With Friends
2 weeks ago

Owls With Friends

Illustration by Allison Kerek

CLASS OF  1954John Aronson (BA) writes to advise us of the interesting people he has met in the retirement home: The son of a man who …
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Readers Respond: Spring 2019
2 weeks ago

Readers Respond: Spring 2019

Dear Editor:

I found the latest Rice Magazine most interesting. I was particularly interested in the extensive article about the Baker Institute. I have admired Mr. Baker’s many contributions to …
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Excerpt: The World As It Is
3 months ago

Excerpt: The World As It Is

EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is the full first chapter of Ben Rhodes’ personal memoir of his White House years. In advance of his visit to Houston last November, where Rhodes attended …
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The Education of Ben Rhodes
3 months ago

The Education of Ben Rhodes

Despite double majoring in English and political science, and then earning an MFA in creative writing from NYU prior to working in politics, Rhodes never cared much for the political …
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Burt McMurtry: A True Philanthropist
3 months ago

Burt McMurtry: A True Philanthropist

It’s an understatement to say that Burt McMurtry ’56, who passed away Sept. 2, 2018, left a lasting impact on Rice.

At the heart of the McMurtry legacy is a …
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