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Winter 2018

Reader Response: Winter 2018
5 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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We Don’t Know
8 months ago

We Don’t Know

At Rice, one of the country’s most recognized research and teaching institutions, we talk a lot about what we know — our scholarly expertise and the brilliant faculty, staff …
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Climate Change Increased Likelihood and Intensity of Hurricane Harvey
8 months ago

Climate Change Increased Likelihood and Intensity of Hurricane Harvey

A team of scientists from World Weather Attribution, including researchers from Rice and other institutions in the United States and Europe, have found that human-caused climate change made the record …
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Ready! Headset! Go!
8 months ago

Ready! Headset! Go!

On a Friday morning in early November, a group of 12 Rice undergraduates in Jayoung Song’s second-year Korean language class took out their smartphones, opened the YouTube app and …
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Our Quarterly Quest
8 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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On The Bookshelf
8 months ago

On The Bookshelf

Term Life: A Novel of Love, Death, and Computer Security William H. Boyd ’76 (Black Rose Writing, 2017)

It all started when Gus Bishop, a computer security professional …
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Q&A: Daniel Whiteson ’97 and Jorge Cham
8 months ago

Q&A: Daniel Whiteson ’97 and Jorge Cham

Upon feeling dissatisfied with science writing’s coverage of the Higgs boson discovery, Daniel Whiteson ’97, a professor of experimental particle physics at the University of California, Irvine, decided to …
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Hometown Texas
8 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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The Jefferson Paradox
8 months ago

The Jefferson Paradox

John Boles ’65, the William P. Hobby Professor of History, could not have had a more distinguished and influential career at Rice. Since joining the history department in 1981, he …
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The MOB’s Crazy Uncle
8 months ago

The MOB’s Crazy Uncle

John “Grungy” Gladu has been a fixture of Rice’s Marching Owl Band since he joined in 1973. To some MOBsters, this means he has become an essential part …
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