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Winter 2019

Wise Trees
2 years ago

Wise Trees

Photo by Tommy LaVergne

As students make their way across campus, Rice’s 4,000-plus trees provide welcome shade when it’s hot and a shower of golden hues as cooler months ensue. …
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Distraction Actions
2 years ago

Distraction Actions

Photo: Unsplash

Rice researchers examined the relationship between people who use multiple digital devices at once (known as media multitaskers) and how they perceive people they have never previously met. …
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What Happens at Rice … Doesn’t Stay at Rice
2 years ago

What Happens at Rice … Doesn’t Stay at Rice

Just after Thanksgiving, we hosted a gala celebration of the 25th anniversary of Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The celebratory evening was capped off by a conversation between former …
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Energy in Balance
2 years ago

Energy in Balance

Timing and placement of wind and solar power facilities are critical factors for Texas electricity providers that juggle their output with other resources to provide a balanced flow of …
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Festival of Light
2 years ago

Festival of Light

Photo by Jeff Fitlow

Rice marked the first night of Hanukkah with latkes, jelly-filled sufganiyot and a blowtorch, which President David Leebron used to light the first candle of a …
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Another Act To Follow
2 years ago

Another Act To Follow

BakerShake’s “Romeo and Juliet” in 1995

Thespians have crafted a significant stage presence on campus, from the creation of the first Rice Dramatic Club to the formation of the student-based …
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The Teachers’ Teacher
2 years ago

The Teachers’ Teacher

Illustration by Adam Cruft

In his first book, “How Humans Learn: The Science and Stories Behind Effective College Teaching” (West Virginia University Press, 2018), Eyler identifies five broad themes — …
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A Winning Spirit
2 years ago

A Winning Spirit

When the Rice volleyball starting lineup takes the court, the remaining team members move to the corner of the gym. Once there, they launch into a gamelong litany of cheers …
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Day In The Life: Tim Harrison
2 years ago

Day In The Life: Tim Harrison

Sport:Men’s Basketball Hometown:San Diego, Calif. College: Martel Major:Psychology Coach:Scott Pera 

You don’t have to ask Tim Harrison ’20 what he’s all about if you’re willing to listen. “I’m in the rough, far from perfect/ …
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Podcasts and Perspectives
2 years ago

Podcasts and Perspectives

“Tête-à-Tête” is a new podcast series created by Rice Architecture, featuring conversations between architecture students and renowned and unconventional figures from the field of architecture.

Listen to the entire …
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