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Spring 2020

Rice Dedicates Kraft Hall
6 months ago

Rice Dedicates Kraft Hall

On a sunny February day, members of the Rice community gathered to dedicate the newly constructed Patricia Lipoma Kraft ’87 and Jonathan A. Kraft Hall for Social Sciences.

The building’s …
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Groeten uit Hilversum (Greetings From Hilversum)
6 months ago

Groeten uit Hilversum (Greetings From Hilversum)

It’s 7:53 a.m., but the Dutch sun has yet to show its face and very well may hide behind a gray blanket of clouds all day. As I trot down …
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Career Moves
6 months ago

Career Moves

“I don’t love winning,” says Kendall Brice ’20, an 800-meter runner on Rice’s women’s track and field team. It’s a refreshingly taboo thing to hear from an athlete. “Winning feels …
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A Changed World
6 months ago

A Changed World

It seems a world ago, not just three months, that I wrote my last column in this magazine about Kraft Hall and how new buildings reflect the ever-increasing scope and …
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The DNA Zoo
6 months ago

The DNA Zoo

A visit to the Houston Zoo is never complete without seeing the Asian elephants. Methai, Tupelo, Shanti, Tess, Thai, Tucker and Duncan are all members of the zoo’s herd. Between the sunbathing, …
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Wrestling’s Big Night
6 months ago

Wrestling’s Big Night

Almost a half-century has passed since photographer Geoff Winningham ’65, the Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Humanities and professor of visual arts, devoted his Friday nights to documenting the phenomenon …
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