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The DNA Detective
1 month ago

The DNA Detective

Colleen Fitzpatrick at home in Fountain Valley, California. Photo by Rozette Rago

Colleen Fitzpatrick ’76 grew up surrounded by living history. “I was very close to all of my grandparents,” …
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Beyond the Buzzword
1 month ago

Beyond the Buzzword

In a sunny McNair Hall conference room, Ruth Oh Reitmeier ’92 and a Rice student sit facing each other at a long conference table. The setting is austere, but the …
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When Words Fail
1 month ago

When Words Fail

Susan Hoffius / Photo by Tommy LaVergne

For Susan Hoffius, an English as a second language teacher at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies, her stroke started as an intense migraine. After …
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Health
4 months ago

Health

Illustrations by Ryan Snook

Busy alumni, a mental health professional and a dietitian agree that there is not just one definition of healthy living. Each individual has to define their …
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Travel
4 months ago

Travel

lllustrations by Ryan Snook

Can busy, budget-conscious millennials incorporate travel into their lives? Kay Rodriguez ’15, the proprietor of Jetfarer, a website that’s packed with travel guides, tips and itineraries, …
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Home
4 months ago

Home

Illustrations by Ryan Snook

The days swirling around graduation are filled with cliché advice: The world is your oyster; you can do whatever you set your mind to; and …
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Finance
4 months ago

Finance

Illustrations by Ryan Snook

If you’ve lived off campus, you already have plenty of experience with real-world expenses: rent, gas, groceries and more. New homes, jobs or graduate schools mean …
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Career
4 months ago

Career

Illustrations by Ryan Snook

Each year, hundreds of Owls transition from being a Rice undergraduate to graduate students, job seekers, employees, entrepreneurs, volunteers, adventure seekers and more. If college life …
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A Guide to Life After Rice
4 months ago

A Guide to Life After Rice

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CAREERThe transition from Rice undergrad to postcollege life requires stamina, determination, optimism, a heavy dose of critical thinking and all of the skills that a Rice education bestows. …
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American Moonshot
4 months ago

American Moonshot

American MoonshotJohn F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race Douglas BrinkleyHarper, 2019

In 1961, President John F. Kennedy pledged to put a man on the moon before the …
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