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Spidey Sense
6 months ago

Spidey Sense

“The bed is actually PVC,” said Martel College senior Gigi Rill, a mechanical engineering major who’s been in charge of Martel’s Beer Bike build for the last three years. …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Health Researcher
8 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Health Researcher

Since joining Rice’s Department of Sociology in 2002, Bridget Gorman, professor of sociology, department chair and magister of Will Rice College, has seen the department grow from seven tenure-track …
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Syllabus: Narratives for Change
8 months ago

Syllabus: Narratives for Change

This new interdisciplinary course featured faculty experts who mentored teams of students working on issue advocacy. The course provided an overview of and training in how to affect public …
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Writing Home: Cheers From London
8 months ago

Writing Home: Cheers From London

London — there’s nothing quite like it. Nine million people, stretching 600 square miles and nearly 2,000 years of history. I first arrived in 2014 to complete the one-year …
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Through the Sallyport — Or Not
8 months ago

Through the Sallyport — Or Not

When you visit Princeton University as a prospective student, tour guides point to an ornate metal gate and describe a tradition: Incoming freshmen enter the gate and are forbidden …
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Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives
11 months ago

Syllabus: Time Travel Narratives

FWIS 121 Time Travel Narratives: Fiction, Film, Science (Fall 2017)

DEPARTMENT First-Year Writing-Intensive Seminar

DESCRIPTION This course investigates the historical, aesthetic and scientific connections between the authorial …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Harvey’s Conduit of Calm
11 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Harvey’s Conduit of Calm

John Hutchinson has witnessed many of Rice’s evolutions and challenges since he joined the chemistry department in 1983. Now, as dean of undergraduates, he has helped usher the students …
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Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono
11 months ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Logrono

[Greetings From Logroño] by Dorrie Brueggemann ’15

When average American college graduates think of Spain, they likely imagine something similar to my experience studying abroad in Seville — …
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Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey
11 months ago

Top Five: Ways Students Distracted Themselves During Harvey

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Thinking about swimming, but then remembering the fire ants and snakes. Yikes!

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Bored/board games — Baker Boat, floor Olympics and lots …
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Lovett’s Past Times
11 months ago

Lovett’s Past Times

Lovett College’s unique physical appearance has generated a lot of interesting speculation. Often compared to a giant toaster because of the concrete grating on its sides, some say Lovett …
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