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I’m a Nerd About … Yarn Crafts
1 year ago

I’m a Nerd About … Yarn Crafts

Leenah Abojaib / Photo by Tommy LaVergne

With the growing availability of inexpensive, mass-produced items from big-box stores and online retailers, some might assume that handmade goods are falling by …
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A Piece of Home
1 year ago

A Piece of Home

Jasmine Manansala, Brown CollegeI brought my Build-A-Bear teddy bear, Petal, with me. She was a present for my sixth birthday. Since she’s wearing a set of my baby clothes, …
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Transforming Experience
1 year ago

Transforming Experience

Students from Rice’s Black Male Leadership Initiative (BMLI) ended their five-day cultural excursion to Atlanta this past May on an unexpected high note: A surprise encounter with Congressman John Lewis …
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Resources for All
1 year ago

Resources for All

As director of the university’s Disability Resource Center (DRC), Alan Russell makes sure students, faculty and staff with disabilities receive accommodations and resources necessary to navigate campus and excel in …
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Syllabus: Drama is Life
1 year ago

Syllabus: Drama is Life

Co-teachers Joseph Campana, the Alan Dugald McKillop Professor of English, and Christina Keefe, director of the Rice Theatre Program, are combining their complementary scholarly approaches to the wide world of …
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Sid Rises
1 year ago

Sid Rises

First opened in 1971, Sid Richardson College has been the tallest building on campus for almost 50 years. Plans for reconstructing Sid Rich have been in the works for years, …
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Welcome, Owls!
1 year ago

Welcome, Owls!

*This graphic includes only domestic students and follows the federal methodology for reporting domestic ethnicity and race. Figures are rounded to nearest whole number.

Source: Rice’s Office of Enrollment and …
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Ripe for the Picking
1 year ago

Ripe for the Picking

At Rice’s Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden, horticulturist Joe Novak and his students lead groups of volunteers in maintaining the vibrant, flourishing garden. And the produce grown there is …
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I’m a Nerd About: Teaching Tolkien
1 year ago

I’m a Nerd About: Teaching Tolkien

Photo by Drew Anthony Smith

A self-described “unabashed bibliophile,” Maximilian Murdoch ’20 first became fascinated with the world of J.R.R. Tolkien when he discovered “The Hobbit” in the sixth …
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Not Up for Debate
1 year ago

Not Up for Debate

This spring, Rice seniors teamed up to finish second at the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE) at the University of Nevada, Reno. 

Debate team captain Sonia Torres ’19 and …
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