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Summer 2019

A Wireless Solution
4 months ago

A Wireless Solution

For their capstone design project, a team of electrical and computer engineering majors developed an instrument to gather signals from a patient’s brain and transmit them wirelessly to a computer …
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Parks and Restoration
4 months ago

Parks and Restoration

Photo by Allyn West

It’s a little wild place in the city. The 155-acre Houston Arboretum & Nature Center beckons visitors to a natural sanctuary in the middle of Houston. …
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Greetings from New Delhi
4 months ago

Greetings from New Delhi

Photos by Abhishek Bali

It’s 6 p.m. My colleague picks me up from a meeting at the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, and we head to Old Delhi to …
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Alumni Books
4 months ago

Alumni Books

Houston, Space City USARay ViatorTexas A&M University Press, 2019

Ever since 1965, when Houston began serving as Mission Control for NASA’s manned space flights, the city’s name has been the …
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City Poet
4 months ago

City Poet

Photo by Danielle Chisler

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 …
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And They’re Off
4 months ago

And They’re Off

This May, we asked 11 graduating seniors, one from each residential college, to sit for a portrait and reflect on their time at Rice. As they thought about memorable classes, …
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Film School
4 months ago

Film School

“Film societies were part of this wonderfully porous boundary between doing something for fun and expansion and enjoyment, and learning something as part of our formal education,” Brennan said. Her …
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Readers Respond: Summer 2019
4 months ago

Readers Respond: Summer 2019

Dear Editor:

I just happened to thumb through the Spring 2019 issue [“Bistro Love,” Page 43] and said to my wife, Laura, “Hey, our son is in this magazine!” Most …
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Startup Speculation
4 months 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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Mentorship Magic
5 months ago

Mentorship Magic

Illustration by Daniel Fishel

This fall, Alex Hwang ’19 will head to the University of Cambridge for one year of graduate study as a recipient of the prestigious Churchill Scholarship. …
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