Because I live in an apartment just five blocks from campus, I walk to work. My daily commute begins on Wroxton Court and ambles south along Ashby Street. After a … Read More
EDITOR’S NOTE: Below is the full first chapter of Ben Rhodes’ personal memoir of his White House years. In advance of his visit to Houston last November, where Rhodes attended … Read More
Despite double majoring in English and political science, and then earning an MFA in creative writing from NYU prior to working in politics, Rhodes never cared much for the political … Read More
The Astronaut Maker: How One Mysterious Engineer Ran Human Spaceflight for a Generation By Michael Cassutt (Chicago Review Press, 2018)
George Abbey’s rise through the ranks at NASA, from … Read More
Illustration by Alex Eben Meyer
One of the big problems in my field is that the early stages of heart valve disease are a mystery. Even people who have regular … Read More
Two political veterans shared the stage at the Baker Institute to discuss electoral reform. But the fun really began when they turned their attention to contemporary politics.
It was spring … Read More
Illustration by Gracia Lam
“You can never have too much sky.”— Sandra Cisneros
We stepped out of the woods into the sunshine and were immediately swarmed by gnats, likely attracted … Read More
Last fall, the Shepherd School of Music’s Opera Studies Department and Chamber Orchestra presented “La Calisto,” Francesco Cavalli’s exploration of impossible love and postwar apocalypse. It was the first production … Read More
When a prestigious design competition pitted their startup architecture firm against some of the biggest names in the field, Michelle LaFoe ’89 and Isaac Campbell ’89 found a way to … Read More
It’s an understatement to say that Burt McMurtry ’56, who passed away Sept. 2, 2018, left a lasting impact on Rice.
At the heart of the McMurtry legacy is a … Read More
Incredible atmosphere and engagement at tonight’s matriculation ceremony, culminating in procession through the Sallyport.
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