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Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds
2 years ago

Bridging the Gender Gap in Computing Worlds

WHEN ALLISON HEATH ’04 WAS A SOPHOMORE at Rice, she received an email from Computer Science Professor Lydia Kavraki asking if she was interested in an undergraduate research opportunity …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder
2 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The People Builder

In her study of gender, diversity and discrimination, Hebl and her students mine the subtle, yet pervasive, ways in which people discriminate, as well as how individuals and organizations …
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Mapping the Questions
2 years ago

Mapping the Questions

A MAP OF HARRIS COUNTY glows on Kelsey Walker’s computer screen. The arbitrary political boundaries of the county show up as thin black lines, containing the infinity loops of Houston’s …
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A Bird’s-Eye View
2 years ago

A Bird’s-Eye View

Cin-Ty Lee arrives on campus before dawn. He does not head straight to his office, nor does he stop at the gym. Instead, for an hour or so, he …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist
2 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist

So, when alumnus and political scientist Greg Thielemann ’86 approached Duno-Gottberg with the wild idea of taking the baseball team to Cuba, he responded enthusiastically. Baseball coach Wayne Graham, …
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Houston, Through Children’s Eyes
2 years ago

Houston, Through Children’s Eyes

IN MARCH, THE RICE MEDIA CENTER will display photographs and artworks created by schoolchildren who participated in the Pozos Art Project, an ongoing artistic collaboration between Rice photographer Geoff …
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6DOV: Dongya Jia
2 years ago

6DOV: Dongya Jia

Jia, a fourth-year doctoral student in the systems, synthetic and physical biology program, works on uncovering mechanisms underlying metastasis and cancer metabolism. Jia is a student in the lab …
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Finding the Sweet Spot
2 years ago

Finding the Sweet Spot

IN 1994, AWARD-WINNING PHOTOGRAPHER PETER BROWN SAW SOMETHING THAT MADE him stop in tiny Tahoka, Texas. A Native American word meaning “deep water,” the town’s very name contradicted the …
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Abstract | Winter 2017
2 years ago

Abstract | Winter 2017

Do the Math

  • The strategies once used in baseball analytics are now being applied to employee management
  • Personality traits can help predict work performance

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Folk Revival
2 years ago

Folk Revival

When Houston gets its due as a music hub, you hear about its hip-hop, country, zydeco, blues, R&B, jazz, and rock ’n’ roll.

And justifiably so: It’s a …
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