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Summer 2021

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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I’m a Nerd About … Outer Space
4 months ago

I’m a Nerd About … Outer Space

Ever since his 10th birthday, when he slept under the Saturn V rocket on a Cub Scout trip to Kennedy Space Center, Ryan Udell ’21 has been the self-described “space …
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Big Plans
4 months ago

Big Plans

A new residential college is on the horizon as plans form to accommodate the coming expansion of the undergraduate student body by 20%, a decision recently approved by Rice’s Board …
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READER RESPONSE: Spring 2021
4 months ago

READER RESPONSE: Spring 2021

Our Spring 2021 issue launched online in early May and in print soon thereafter. Here is a sampling of reader responses.

A Reader Asks

“In the late 1960s, Monsanto commercialized …
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Grads at Last
4 months ago

Grads at Last

By  •  Summer 2021, Features

Some things were the same; some were different. In May, a joyful community of students, parents, faculty and guests gathered in person to celebrate our graduates — yet, in a …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books
4 months ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books

A Haven in the Sun Five Stories of Bird Life and Its Future on the Texas Coast

B.C. Robison ’88 Texas Tech University Press, 2020 

More than 480 species of …
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