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Spring 2019

Hello, Rice Magazine
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Hello, Rice Magazine

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Notice anything different in our print magazine? Just over a year ago, we embarked on a project to reimagine the design and editorial structure of our …
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Rough & Tumble
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Rough & Tumble

Stewart Morris Jr. ’71, founder of the Rice Rugby Football Club, pulls out a photo of himself and slides it across a conference room table in Herman Brown Hall. “I …
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It Takes a Role Model to Know One
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It Takes a Role Model to Know One

Photo by Sara Stathas

Brandi Bridges ’07 doesn’t take the role models in her life lightly. “My dad was an engineer and my mom was a teacher — both were …
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We Don’t Know … What the Universe is Made of
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We Don’t Know … What the Universe is Made of

What’s the universe made of? That’s the overarching question to everything I do. We know from astrophysical observations that it’s mostly made up of dark matter and dark energy, but …
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Picturing Life
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Picturing Life

Paul Hester’s light blue 1992 Volvo has a license plate that says “LOOK.” It’s the philosophy Hester,  now professor emeritus of photography, has been following since he fell in love …
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Bend, Break, Blend
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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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The Builder in the Blue Studio
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The Builder in the Blue Studio

Illustration by Adam Cruft

As a professor of architecture, Carlos Jimenez has collected an impressive list of accolades, including Rice’s 2013 George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching, DesignIntelligence’s 2013 …
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Faculty Books
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Faculty Books

The Flip:Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of KnowledgeJeffrey J. Kripal(Bellevue Literary press, 2019)

In 1858, Mark Twain had a vivid dream that his brother Henry was dead. A …
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Crawl, Walk, Run.
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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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Creativity: The Foundation of Human Progress
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Creativity: The Foundation of Human Progress

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Much of this issue is dedicated to creativity. What may be striking to some readers, but not surprising to those of us inside the university, …
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