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Warbirds, Speeches and Animatronics
3 months ago

Warbirds, Speeches and Animatronics

1950s What a pleasant surprise to meet and chat with Anne Bray Berling ’47 (BA). … Like everyone else at Rice, I knew who Hubert Bray 1918 (PhD) [her father] …
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Suffrage Pioneer
3 months ago

Suffrage Pioneer

On a frigid Monday in early 1919, Elizabeth Green Kalb ’16 dressed herself head-to-toe in white before leaving her room at the National Woman’s Party (NWP) headquarters. It would have …
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A Passion for Justice
3 months ago

A Passion for Justice

As a student, Elizabeth Baird Saenger’s ’64 desire to support underserved members of her community was apparent. The daughter of Elizabeth Hill ’40 and Raleigh William Baird Jr. ’38, Saenger …
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We Don’t Know: How to Break Down “Forever Chemicals”
3 months ago

We Don’t Know: How to Break Down “Forever Chemicals”

I’m a chemical engineer and chemist by training, and I use those skills to find new ways to clean contaminated water. You can physically remove some pollutants with filters or …
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I’m a Nerd About Gaming
3 months ago

I’m a Nerd About Gaming

When he was 3 years old, Jaylen Carr’s parents gave him a Nintendo GameCube and the Super Smash Bros. Melee game for Christmas. “And that was just the impetus of everything …
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Now Reading
3 months ago

Now Reading

Fluxus Forms

Scores, Multiples, and the Eternal Network Natilee Harren ’05 University of Chicago Press, 2020

It was one of the most revolutionary artistic movements of the 1960s: A rejection of …
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The Vital Role of Student Leadership

As I write this, the Rice campus has been open to students for the fall semester for a month, plus a week of orientation. We are in hybrid mode, giving …
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Lillian Seidel ’15
3 months ago

Lillian Seidel ’15

As a self-proclaimed “risk-averse art student,” Lillian Seidel didn’t care for sports. But after an ACL injury during Powderpuff football, she would soon become a runner.

“After five months of …
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Cassy Gibson ’17
3 months ago

Cassy Gibson ’17

In tech, you hear phrases like ‘human design,’” Cassy Gibson says, “but so much of technology is actually exploiting human traits instead of supporting them.” Understanding user and patient needs …
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Ian Akash Morrison ’13
3 months ago

Ian Akash Morrison ’13

After graduating from Rice with a degree in electrical engineering and working for four years in finance, Ian Akash Morrison quit his job. “It was a bit of a leap …
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