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BakerShake’s Beginnings
6 months ago

BakerShake’s Beginnings

The origin of Baker Shakespeare, now affectionately known as “BakerShake,” began in 1969 when Chuck Becker ’73 and Ed Dickinson ’73 asked English professor Wes Morris to help them produce …
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Scene: Campus Then and Now
6 months ago

Scene: Campus Then and Now

Julia Casbarian ’20 photographed Rice campus landmarks and layered them with historical images of the same locations. The resulting images show “how Rice has both changed and remained the same …
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A Sensational Course
6 months ago

A Sensational Course

 

 

 

Lan Li is an assistant professor and historian of the body who uses her passion for medicine and health to teach students about the many social, …
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Rice Dedicates Kraft Hall
6 months ago

Rice Dedicates Kraft Hall

On a sunny February day, members of the Rice community gathered to dedicate the newly constructed Patricia Lipoma Kraft ’87 and Jonathan A. Kraft Hall for Social Sciences.

The building’s …
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Made With Love, From Rice
6 months ago

Made With Love, From Rice

In March, two months too soon, the majority of Rice undergraduate students found themselves having to pack up their dorm rooms and leave campus. In the chaos of an entirely …
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Career Moves
6 months ago

Career Moves

“I don’t love winning,” says Kendall Brice ’20, an 800-meter runner on Rice’s women’s track and field team. It’s a refreshingly taboo thing to hear from an athlete. “Winning feels …
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And You’re Done!
9 months ago

And You’re Done!

On Dec. 9, 2019, Rice held its first-ever December convocation ceremony to honor graduates who completed their degrees after the summer or fall semester. The event took place in Stude …
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Not Too Good to Be KTRU
9 months ago

Not Too Good to Be KTRU

Rice’s student-run radio station regained its former call sign in August after an eight-year hiatus. Harrison Lorenzen, the KTRU operations director, spearheaded the $10,000 buyback after the station that originally …
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When Seconds Count
9 months ago

When Seconds Count

What if you could cut 10 seconds off the response time of that ambulance — the one responding to a family member’s or friend’s emergency? A team of Rice data …
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Life Lessons
9 months ago

Life Lessons

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nicholas Kristof is set to be the commencement speaker for the Class of 2020 this spring. During a long career, the New York Times columnist has …
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