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Hello, Class of 2025!
2 weeks ago

Hello, Class of 2025!

They weren’t the first class to matriculate during a pandemic, but they are the largest. With over 1,200 students, the Class of 2025 is already breaking records.

Selected …
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Syllabus: A Seat at the Table
2 weeks ago

Syllabus: A Seat at the Table

FWIS 138 The Rhetoric of Food

DEPARTMENT First-Year Writing Intensive Seminar

DESCRIPTION This course will examine the way food and food …
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“Beat All My Expectations”
2 weeks ago

“Beat All My Expectations”

In the middle of her freshman year, Ahalya Lettenberger ’23 had designs on competing in the Paralympic Games that summer. A veteran of international competition — she had represented the …
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No Rules
2 weeks ago

No Rules

In 2018, then-freshmen Gabriella Feuillet ’21, an architecture major, and Pilar Canavosio ’21, a civil and environmental engineering major, along with four other Rice classmates, discussed a mutual longing …
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I’m a Nerd About … Animal Crossing
2 weeks ago

I’m a Nerd About … Animal Crossing

Marykathryn Charles ’22 is a mayor. Not of her hometown, but of an island called Waldton with the cutest residents you’ll ever see. Charles has been playing the Nintendo …
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Team Sister
4 weeks ago

Team Sister

Sisters Maddie Forbes ’22, Grace Forbes ’23 and Maggie Forbes ’25, from Wallingford, Pennsylvania, all run for Rice’s cross-country and track teams. When she was looking at colleges, Grace leaned …
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Syllabus: The Science Behind the Scenes
4 months 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
4 months 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
4 months 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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