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Faculty Publications: Fall 2017
3 years ago

Faculty Publications: Fall 2017

Soonish: Ten Emerging Technologies That’ll Improve and/or Ruin Everything

by Kelly and Zach Weinersmith (Penguin Press, 2017)

“There are amazing things happening all over the place every …
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Rescuing History
3 years ago

Rescuing History

Shortly after Harvey dropped over 50 inches of rain on Houston, Rice’s Joshua Furman, a Jewish studies postdoc, and Melissa Kean ’00, Rice’s centennial historian, spearheaded an effort to …
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Studying Harvey’s Environmental Wake
3 years ago

Studying Harvey’s Environmental Wake

Rice scientists will research the short- and long-term impact of extreme flooding in and around Houston during Hurricane Harvey with support from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

A …
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A Practical Guide to Flood Recovery
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A Practical Guide to Flood Recovery

For those who have unexpectedly flooded, realize that you have just been through trauma. You may have lost things that meant a lot to you. This is not the time …
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On the Bookshelf: Fall 2017
3 years ago

On the Bookshelf: Fall 2017

The Old and the Lost: Collected Stories

Glenn Blake ’79 (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016)

In “The Old and the Lost,” the title of one of the stories …
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Crafting Suspense
3 years ago

Crafting Suspense

Over the last 23 years and 19 books, Jeff Abbott ’85 has mastered the art of writing a thriller. He’s kept readers captivated as they follow his popular series’ …
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Prime-Time Star
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Prime-Time Star

 

A light rain shower only added to the glistening evening when “Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star” opened at the Moody Center for the Arts, Sept. 28. …
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Saludos, Venezuela
3 years ago

Saludos, Venezuela

Saludos Connection was officially created this year by Henning, with the help of his mother, Maria Cristina Manrique, and fellow Rice alum Ujalashah Dhanani ’15. “Our mission is to …
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Word Power
3 years ago

Word Power

Adriana Ramírez ’05 stood in the front of a small reading room in the basement of City of Asylum, a literacy center in Pittsburgh. She put a binder on …
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Day in the Life: Emmanuel Ellerbee
3 years ago

Day in the Life: Emmanuel Ellerbee

SPORT: FOOTBALL HOMETOWN: HOUSTON COLLEGE: BAKER MAJOR: CIVIL ENGINEERING COACH: DAVID BAILIFF

The son of a statistics teacher and the grandson of a prominent jazz drummer, Emmanuel Ellerbee ’18 brings more …
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