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Career
9 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
9 months ago

A Guide to Life After Rice

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. READ MORE


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American Moonshot
9 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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And They’re Off
9 months ago

And They’re Off

This May, we asked 11 graduating seniors, one from each residential college, to sit for a portrait and reflect on their time at Rice. As they thought about memorable classes, …
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Bend, Break, Blend
11 months ago

Bend, Break, Blend

Anthony Brandt, photo by Tommy LaVergne

If you know where to listen, you can hear the creative process unfold right before your ears. That’s especially so if you have a …
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Crawl, Walk, Run.
11 months ago

Crawl, Walk, Run.

Illustrations by Christopher Sperandio

Comics belong in college, artist Christopher Sperandio contends. They’re educational, artful and powerful vehicles of cultural criticism — not to mention entertaining.

An associate professor …
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13 Ways of Looking at Creativity
11 months ago

13 Ways of Looking at Creativity

By  •  Spring 2019, Features

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I. BEND, BREAK, BLENDIf you know where to listen, you can hear the creative process unfold right before your ears. That’s especially so if you have a guide …
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Creativity Myths
11 months ago

Creativity Myths

Jing Zhou, photo by Tommy LaVerne

Creativity is Jing Zhou’s business. As the Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Management at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business, Zhou studies the ways …
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Improv & Tradition
11 months ago

Improv & Tradition

Danny Kamins, photo by Tommy LaVergne

As in daily life, improvisation in jazz means the spontaneous invention of something new. To the audience, this think-on-your-feet creativity may sound effortless — …
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Failing Better
11 months ago

Failing Better

Photo by Jeff Fitlow

What do a giraffe feeder, an IV drip and a robotic arm have in common? They’re all recent Rice engineering design projects that were tested and …
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