Image

Winter 2018

Faculty Books: The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw
10 months ago

Faculty Books: The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw

The Cinema of the Soviet Thaw: Space, Materiality, Movement by Lida Oukaderova (Indiana University Press, 2017)

Russian culture changed dramatically after Joseph Stalin died and Nikita Khrushchev came …
Read More

6DOV: AJA MARTIN
10 months ago

6DOV: AJA MARTIN

AJA MARTIN Second-year doctoral student in Art History Martin studies modern art across the Americas and Europe under Gordon Hughes.

1. Hughes (b. 1965), …
Read More

Health Apps and Personal Data
10 months ago

Health Apps and Personal Data

As of 2016, there were more than 165,000 health and wellness apps available through the Apple App Store alone. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates only a fraction …
Read More

Bloomgren joins Rice
10 months ago

Bloomgren joins Rice

Stanford’s Mike Bloomgren was named Rice’s 19th head football coach by Joe Karlgaard, director of athletics, recreation and lifetime fitness. Bloomgren agreed to a five-year contract. “Mike Bloomgren is …
Read More

Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19
10 months ago

Day In The Life: Connor Cashaw ’19

SPORT: Men’s Basketball HOMETOWN: Lincolnshire, Ill. COLLEGE: Brown MAJOR: Sport Management COACH: Scott Pera

Connor Cashaw ’19 came to Rice from the same Illinois high school basketball scene that produced the …
Read More

Writing Home: Cheers From London
10 months ago

Writing Home: Cheers From London

London — there’s nothing quite like it. Nine million people, stretching 600 square miles and nearly 2,000 years of history. I first arrived in 2014 to complete the one-year …
Read More

Through the Sallyport — Or Not
10 months ago

Through the Sallyport — Or Not

When you visit Princeton University as a prospective student, tour guides point to an ornate metal gate and describe a tradition: Incoming freshmen enter the gate and are forbidden …
Read More

PreGame Power
10 months ago

PreGame Power

The Rice Marching Owl Band, better known as the MOB, always performs its unofficial fight song “Louie Louie” with enthusiasm. Here, director Chuck Throckmorton, drum major Bonnie Miller ’19 …
Read More

Reader Response: Fall 2017
10 months ago

Reader Response: Fall 2017

I want to commend you and your staff on your series of articles related to Hurricane Harvey- “Storm Stories”.  So proud to see so many with Rice connections pitching …
Read More

700&Change
10 months ago

700&Change

Rick Smalley, one of Rice’s Nobel Prize winners, famously said, “Be a scientist, save the world.” One of the absolute privileges of being president of a research university of …
Read More