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Pride
3 years ago

Pride

THE RICE COMMUNITY came out in force for the 2016 Houston Pride Parade June 25. It’s a partnership with a long history: Rice’s original LGBT organization, the Rice Gay/Lesbian …
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Syllabus: Mental Training
3 years ago

Syllabus: Mental Training

COURSE: LPAP 113 Mental Training for Performance Enhancement (Summer 2016) DEPARTMENT: Lifetime Physical Activity Program DESCRIPTION: This course provides a broad overview of sport psychology concepts that are relevant to …
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Traditions: McMurtry College
3 years ago

Traditions: McMurtry College

AS THE 13th DAY OF THE MONTH APPROACHES, most Rice residential colleges get ready for battle. Not McMurtry. Instead of pitching water balloons at students dressed in their finest …
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Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy
3 years ago

Ace: Mikeska adds to family legacy

Before she even attends her first class this fall, Rice soccer player Erin Mikeska is already a part of a Rice University legacy — she’s the latest in a …
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Q&A: Suzanne Rindell
3 years ago

Q&A: Suzanne Rindell

Rindell worked for several years at a Manhattan literary agency, during which time she wrote her first novel, “The Other Typist.” Her second, “Three-Martini Lunch,” follows a trio of …
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When in Rome
3 years ago

When in Rome

IN MAY, RICE STUDENTS IMMERSED THEMSELVES IN THE ART, architecture, archaeology, museums and neighborhoods of Rome via an experiential art history course that traced the city’s mythical beginnings to …
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6DOV: James Matthews
3 years ago

6DOV: James Matthews

JAMES MATTHEWS Graduate Student Department of Physics

Matthews analyzes molecular structure using surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy to study protein misfolding and insertion into biological membranes in …
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Abstract | Spring 2016
3 years ago

Abstract | Spring 2016

THE ROSS ICE SHELF’S HISTORIC LESSONS

  • The Ross Ice Shelf, almost as large as France, is the world’s largest ice shelf.
  • Scientists, including Rice oceanographer John Anderson, …
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Common Ground
3 years ago

Common Ground

Rice’s graduate students have a new place to relax and socialize, thanks to a renovation adjacent to Keck Hall. The Graduate Student Outdoor Commons features picnic tables and benches; …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Hanoi!
3 years ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Hanoi!

Xin chào tù Hà Nôi!

It’s been almost a year since the hot and humid June day when I arrived in Hanoi for a stint as a Luce Scholar. …
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