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Taking Root
3 months ago

Taking Root

When the COVID-19 pandemic invaded our city and sent us to our houses to practice social distancing, it was a shock to our humanity. Never in my life had I …
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Taken Leaves
3 months ago

Taken Leaves

Eduardo Martinez is an artist and graphic designer at Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business.

 

 

To see more works of art in response to COVID-19, go here.

Improv Lessons
3 months ago

Improv Lessons

When the first campus alert about novel coronavirus arrived Jan. 23, the threat seemed remote and abstract. On Feb. 29, we learned of a possible case of the virus on …
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Good Apples
3 months ago

Good Apples

For many people, especially the elderly and those with underlying health conditions, a simple task like going out to buy groceries now comes with great risk and worry amidst this …
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Art Together
3 months ago

Art Together

Tamara Siler ’87 has always wanted to play the role of Mama Morton, a sultry character in the musical “Chicago,” and sing “When You’re Good to Mama,” a song she …
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From China, With Love
3 months ago

From China, With Love

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, people across the world have banded together to form support networks and help those most exposed and vulnerable to the virus. In an …
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Designing for Donations
4 months ago

Designing for Donations

In the global efforts to combat COVID-19, staying at home has played an important part in limiting the spread of the virus. What happens, however, when you don’t have a …
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An Extra Helping
4 months ago

An Extra Helping

The Rev. Nathan Lonsdale Bledsoe ’09 and Lucas Marr ’08 became friends at Rice through their love of cooking. When Hurricane Ike thundered through Houston in 2008, both of them …
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A Harvest of Kindness
4 months ago

A Harvest of Kindness

Since summer 2018, the Betty and Jacob Friedman Holistic Garden has been a space where members of the Rice community can gather to plant, prune and pick a variety of …
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Musical Care for Elderly Communities
4 months ago

Musical Care for Elderly Communities

Elderly patients at hospitals and retirement homes have been hit particularly hard by the effects of this global pandemic as they are among the most at-risk population. COVID-19 has also …
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