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Spring 2020

Improv Lessons
2 weeks 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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The Hip-Hop Humanist
1 month ago

The Hip-Hop Humanist

As the Agnes Cullen Arnold Professor of Humanities and a professor of religion, Anthony Pinn focuses on religion and culture, humanism and hip-hop culture. He is also the founding director …
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The Problem With Pepe
2 months ago

The Problem With Pepe

Making movies and designing buildings are all part of a good week’s work for Rice Architecture alumnus Giorgio Angelini ’13. But one week in January was special — an Angelini …
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Class-in-Progress
2 months ago

Class-in-Progress



As the COVID-19 crisis plays out, Rice faculty have been proactively making the best of a difficult situation for their students — not to mention for themselves and their …
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Yes, and …
2 months ago

Yes, and …

A murderous alchemist, a communist Barney and a pair of rival unicyclists are just a handful of the colorful characters that were onstage at Herring 100 for Spontaneous Combustion’s first show …
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Ventilator Takes Step Forward
2 months ago

Ventilator Takes Step Forward

Houston-based manufacturer Stewart & Stevenson LLC have signed a licensing agreement with Rice to produce an advanced version of the ApolloBVM ventilator, first prototyped by engineers and students at Rice’s Oshman …
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Olympic Spirit
2 months ago

Olympic Spirit

When Rosey Edeh ’90 studied art and art history at Rice, she could often be found behind a camera, one of her photographic subjects being the campus’s historic architecture. 

But …
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We Don’t Know: How Amyloid Beta Plaques Affect the Brain
2 months ago

We Don’t Know: How Amyloid Beta Plaques Affect the Brain

A lot of my work involves studying a biomolecule called the amyloid beta protein, which is one of a variety of things in the brain that we think lead to …
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The Other Ellis Island
3 months ago

The Other Ellis Island

Most of the 10,000 Jewish immigrants from Eastern Europe who arrived as part of the Galveston Movement between 1907 and 1914 fanned out across Texas and the rest of the …
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Big Beginning
3 months ago

Big Beginning

Filled with rich illustrations, “The Big Bang Book” presents the mystery of how the universe began in a way that’s easy for anyone to understand. It’s a project that was particularly …
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