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Alumni

City Poet
4 days ago

City Poet

Why does Houston need poetry? That’s a question Leslie Contreras Schwartz ’02, an editorial assistant in Rice’s Department of Bioengineering, is already answering in her new capacity as Houston’s poet …
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Startup Speculation
5 days ago

Startup Speculation

Photo by Jeff Fitlow

Joanna Nathan ’11 ratchets open a metal vaginal speculum. “This device has been torturing women for the past 150 years,” she tells a roomful of mostly …
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Alumni Books
2 months ago

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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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 months 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
3 months 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
5 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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