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Reader Response: Winter 2017
2 years ago

Reader Response: Winter 2017

FROM THE LATEST ISSUE, I have noted several book titles that I intend to give to family members — yes, I still give books as gifts. I was most …
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TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats
2 years ago

TOP FIVE: Commencement Stats

8,000

chairs placed in the academic quad

1,400

hours of labor invested by FE&P personnel

40

two-way radios …
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6DOV: Mark Agerton
2 years ago

6DOV: Mark Agerton

Agerton, a doctoral student, studies dynamic optimization problems that happen outside of centralized markets. Agerton’s adviser is Peter Hartley.

HARTLEY (b. 1952) is the George and Cynthia Mitchell …
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A Blend of East and West
2 years ago

A Blend of East and West

RICE’S FIRST ASIAN GRADUATE entered with the school’s very first class. Rudolfo Hulen Fernandez, who graduated 100 years ago, followed a highly unusual path from the Philippines to Houston …
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Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books
2 years ago

Spring 2017: Alumni & Staff Books

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

Itohan Osayimwese ’01 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)

As the birthplace of Bauhaus — and of many of the pioneers of …
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Butterflying is Free
2 years ago

Butterflying is Free

JEFFREY GLASSBERG’S book, “A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America,” helps amateurs identify nearly every butterfly on the continent, including this one, Strymon martialis, a Florida native that Glassberg …
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Writing Home: Groetjes uit Delft, Nederland!
2 years ago

Writing Home: Groetjes uit Delft, Nederland!

By Laura Gibson Ten Bloemendal ’07

AT RICE, I STUDIED physics and had a passion for spaceflight. Little did I know where the distribution system would take me!


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Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist
2 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Caribbeanist

So, when alumnus and political scientist Greg Thielemann ’86 approached Duno-Gottberg with the wild idea of taking the baseball team to Cuba, he responded enthusiastically. Baseball coach Wayne Graham, …
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Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory
2 years ago

Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory

HIST 211: Medieval Violence (Fall 2016)

Department: History Description: Students develop a critical approach to the study of violence and its function and cultural significance within medieval European society. In particular, …
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Family Album | Growing Rice
2 years ago

Family Album | Growing Rice

IN 1910, WHEN THE FIRST BRICKS WERE being laid for Lovett Hall, the fledgling Rice campus was little more than a Gulf Coast prairie — a scrubby field flanked …
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