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The Truth Is Right Here
2 weeks ago

The Truth Is Right Here

Does your family have a UFO story?

Mine does. My grandfather was a pilot in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1958. One day while flying, he saw a …
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Paging Through History
2 weeks ago

Paging Through History

An astonishing variety of documents — handwritten mortgage deeds and business records from the 19th century, formal correspondence and scribbled notes, Rice Thresher articles and photographs from the “Campanile,” and …
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A Fish Tale
2 weeks ago

A Fish Tale

From a distance, the jaws of a parrotfish look much like the beak of its namesake bird. Kory Evans, an assistant professor of biosciences at Rice, invites a closer look …
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Reading, Writing, Reflecting on Racism
4 weeks ago

Reading, Writing, Reflecting on Racism

As director of athletics, recreation and lifetime fitness, Joe Karlgaard has an outsized influence on the student-athlete experience at Rice. In addition to leading 16 intercollegiate programs, providing strategic leadership …
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Pandemic’s Paradox
4 months ago

Pandemic’s Paradox

By  •  Summer 2021, Features

In response, we received a glimpse into a year that “shocked our understanding of almost every aspect of our lives,” as Baker College magisters Luis and Angela Duno-Gottberg said. “It …
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Locked In, Locked Out
4 months ago

Locked In, Locked Out

For Adria Baker, executive director of the Office of International Students and Scholars, the pandemic wreaked “a year of frustration and hardship” for Rice’s international students. The impact of the …
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Meeting the Moment
4 months ago

Meeting the Moment

Admissions, Virtually Online outreach reaches new and potential students.

One of the most significant changes to my work and that of the Office of Admission was having to reimagine our …
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Pharmacy’s Front Line
4 months ago

Pharmacy’s Front Line

I was in my final few months as a pharmacy resident at UT Southwestern Medical Center when we started to hear about the coronavirus. At first, we were told not …
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Rallying the Public
4 months ago

Rallying the Public

After graduating from Rice with a degree in civil engineering, Philip Huang ’82 earned an M.D. from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and a Master of Public Health …
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Speaking for Science
4 months ago

Speaking for Science

Physician and research scientist Peter Hotez has been a loud and trusted international voice during the COVID-19 pandemic, pulling from his decades of expertise in vaccine development and neglected tropical diseases. …
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