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Night Owl: Traffic Talk
3 years ago

Night Owl: Traffic Talk

Long before sunrise each morning, Katherine Whaley ’04 wakes up to help drivers in the nation’s fourth-largest city navigate 575 miles of freeways and expressways. She has worked since …
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Faculty Books: The Runaway Species
3 years ago

Faculty Books: The Runaway Species

The Runaway Species: How Human Creativity Remakes the World by Anthony Brandt and David Eagleman (Catapult, 2017)

David Eagleman ’93, a Stanford neuroscientist, and Anthony Brandt, professor of composition …
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Virtual Historian
3 years ago

Virtual Historian

The National Museum of African American History and Culture, which opened to acclaim Sept. 24, 2016, houses thousands of rare and valuable artifacts, ranging from Harriet Tubman’s hymnal to …
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Writing Home: Cheers From London
3 years ago

Writing Home: Cheers From London

London — there’s nothing quite like it. Nine million people, stretching 600 square miles and nearly 2,000 years of history. I first arrived in 2014 to complete the one-year …
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Through the Sallyport — Or Not
3 years ago

Through the Sallyport — Or Not

When you visit Princeton University as a prospective student, tour guides point to an ornate metal gate and describe a tradition: Incoming freshmen enter the gate and are forbidden …
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Reader Response: Fall 2017
3 years ago

Reader Response: Fall 2017

I want to commend you and your staff on your series of articles related to Hurricane Harvey- “Storm Stories”.  So proud to see so many with Rice connections pitching …
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Storm Stories
4 years ago

Storm Stories

Along with our fellow Houstonians, many in our community suffered traumatic losses of homes and property — and benefited from generous acts of volunteerism. Harvey’s challenges continue — and …
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Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers
4 years ago

Rice’s Newest Hall of Famers

Michael Harris ’05, Morris Almond ’07 and Pat Krieger ’82, a trio of high-scoring basketball players, and Jim Bevan, head coach of the women’s cross-country and track and field …
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Night Owl: You’re Looking Swell
4 years ago

Night Owl: You’re Looking Swell

With a baton in his right hand, Andy Einhorn ’04 conducts a 23-piece orchestra from a podium underneath the Shubert Theatre stage, as a sold-out Broadway audience revels in …
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Rescuing History
4 years ago

Rescuing History

Shortly after Harvey dropped over 50 inches of rain on Houston, Rice’s Joshua Furman, a Jewish studies postdoc, and Melissa Kean ’00, Rice’s centennial historian, spearheaded an effort to …
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