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End of an Era
6 months ago

End of an Era

Wayne Graham is a product of baseball’s golden age.

A time when the game stood, unquestioned, as the nation’s pastime, and those who played it were hailed as …
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Ready, Set, GO-Week
6 months ago

Ready, Set, GO-Week

Welcoming incoming freshmen to Rice is a yearlong project supervised by dozens of students, staff and volunteers who create welcome vide-Os, portfoli-Os and, best of all, dozens of punny …
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Meet Matt Bragga
6 months ago

Meet Matt Bragga

It doesn’t take long before Rice baseball’s new head coach is up from his desk chair, legs bent, hands back, gripping an imaginary bat. He’s hunting fastballs.

“In …
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To Protect Trees, Protect Lemurs
6 months ago

To Protect Trees, Protect Lemurs

A study by Rice ecologists illustrates how saving lemurs may also be key to saving Madagascar’s largest trees. “Not only are we facing the loss of these unique, charismatic …
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Shopping Impulse? Reflect First.
6 months ago

Shopping Impulse? Reflect First.

Consumers who reflected on their recently used personal belongings experienced less desire for an unexpectedly encountered product, were less likely to buy impulsively and expressed a lower willingness to …
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DAY In The Life: Marissa Topolski
6 months ago

DAY In The Life: Marissa Topolski

Sport: Women’s soccer Hometown: Mount Laurel, N.J. College: McMurtry Major: Cognitive sciences with a business minor Coach: Nicky Adams

Whether she’s traveling with the soccer team, training for a track meet or prepping …
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Writing Home: Greetings From China
6 months ago

Writing Home: Greetings From China

I try to sneak by, but even in the bustling morning crowds she manages to spot me. “豆봤,” she calls in Chinese. “Come look at my fresh fruit today.”


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The Rice Investment
6 months ago

The Rice Investment

Six years ago, we celebrated the centennial of the opening of Rice University. There was a great deal to celebrate. This included not only all we had achieved over …
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Syllabus: Tracing City Histories
6 months ago

Syllabus: Tracing City Histories

More than 7 billion people live on our planet at this moment. Slightly half of those people live in cities, and that number is rising by the day. “By …
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