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Faculty Books: Spring 2018
7 months ago

Faculty Books: Spring 2018

Varieties of African American Religious Experience: Toward a Comparative Black Theology by Anthony B. Pinn (Fortress Press, 2017)

Theologians have long overlooked the non-Christian varieties of African-American religious experience. …
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Reader Response: Winter 2018
7 months ago

Reader Response: Winter 2018

As a longtime traffic reporter in Houston and San Diego, I was pleased to see the article “Night Owl” (Winter 2018) on traffic reporter Katherine Whaley ’04. I got …
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Night Owl: Comedy Tonight
8 months ago

Night Owl: Comedy Tonight

“I understand that before I even started talking most of you already didn’t like me, and that’s OK because ’80s movies have taught you not to trust someone with …
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Our Quarterly Quest
10 months ago

Our Quarterly Quest

Welcome to the first of our quarterly issues for 2018, our Janus view, where we take stock and look ahead. First, a look back: There’s no better summary of …
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Hometown Texas
10 months ago

Hometown Texas

For three decades, Peter Brown has taught photography classes in Rice’s continuing education program, inspiring hundreds of students along the way. For the past quarter century, he has been …
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Night Owl: Traffic Talk
10 months ago

Night Owl: Traffic Talk

Long before sunrise each morning, Katherine Whaley ’04 wakes up to help drivers in the nation’s fourth-largest city navigate 575 miles of freeways and expressways. She has worked since …
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MacArthur Foundation Gives $15 Million for NEST360°
10 months ago

MacArthur Foundation Gives $15 Million for NEST360°

NEST360°, an international team of engineers, doctors and global health experts, has won $15 million through the MacArthur Foundation’s inaugural 100&Change competition. Four finalists from a field of more …
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Unconventional Wisdom: The Health Researcher
10 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: The Health Researcher

Since joining Rice’s Department of Sociology in 2002, Bridget Gorman, professor of sociology, department chair and magister of Will Rice College, has seen the department grow from seven tenure-track …
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Syllabus: Narratives for Change
10 months ago

Syllabus: Narratives for Change

This new interdisciplinary course featured faculty experts who mentored teams of students working on issue advocacy. The course provided an overview of and training in how to affect public …
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Team Ogwumike
10 months ago

Team Ogwumike

In 2015, the Houston Chronicle named Erica Ogwumike its high school player of the year in a story that dubbed her and her sisters — Olivia, Chiney and Nneka …
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