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Syllabus: The Science Behind the Scenes
3 weeks ago

Syllabus: The Science Behind the Scenes

CHEM 176 The Chemistry of Art

Department Chemistry

Description Students learn about the chemistry of the materials and methods used to create, conserve and authenticate art objects. Topics include sculpture, painting, …
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Beer Bike Returns
3 weeks ago

Beer Bike Returns

Beer Bike has been an iconic tradition and core part of the Rice identity since 1957. Last year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Beer Bike was canceled for the first …
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World Builder
3 weeks ago

World Builder

Taylor Crain ’21 came to Rice to tell stories and build worlds. That’s what she did as an English major — and now for a living at Electronic Arts (EA). The …
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I’m a Nerd About … Outer Space
3 weeks 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
3 weeks 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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Undergraduate Business Major Approved
2 months ago

Undergraduate Business Major Approved

Current and incoming Rice undergraduates interested in pursuing a major in business will soon have the opportunity. Launching this fall, the undergraduate business major offering from Rice’s Jones Graduate School …
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Syllabus: A Climate Change Toolbox
3 months ago

Syllabus: A Climate Change Toolbox

Through the study of Earth’s climate variations and how they affected human evolution and history, this course helps students judge the anomalous character of recent climate change, establish its anthropogenic …
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Art Aptitude
3 months ago

Art Aptitude

There’s a new way to tour the growing collection of Rice Public Art across campus, thanks to a student-designed app. The Rice Public Art app is an interactive guide to …
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