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The Artful Architect
2 months ago

The Artful Architect

As an architect, art and architectural historian, and interdisciplinary scholar, Fabiola López-Durán has guided many students to a deeper understanding of the overlapping influences of art, architecture, politics and the …
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We Don’t Know: The Health Effects of Legalizing Marijuana
2 months ago

We Don’t Know: The Health Effects of Legalizing Marijuana

As more states legalize marijuana consumption and sales, it creates a major challenge for public health researchers. We don’t know what the full effects of legalization will be or the …
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Being an Effective Ally
2 months ago

Being an Effective Ally

Male allies can play a powerful role in combating chauvinistic behavior toward women, but they can also unintentionally contribute to sexism, a recent study found. “Helping or Hurting? Understanding Women’s …
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When Seconds Count
2 months ago

When Seconds Count

What if you could cut 10 seconds off the response time of that ambulance — the one responding to a family member’s or friend’s emergency? A team of Rice data …
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Faculty Books and Music
2 months ago

Faculty Books and Music

Giedion and America: Repositioning the History of Modern Architecture  Reto Geiser gta Verlag, 2018

While other intellectuals emigrated from Europe to America on the eve of World War II, driven into exile …
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From Slavery to Freedom — and Back Again
2 months ago

From Slavery to Freedom — and Back Again

In “Sweet Taste of Liberty: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America” (Oxford University Press, 2019), Rice historian Caleb McDaniel brings to light the astonishing story of Henrietta Wood, a …
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Electric Dream
2 months ago

Electric Dream

A group of Rice students who share passions for expressing personal style and dreaming up creative concepts, 6100Main is nonhierarchical and open to anyone. Members rely on virtual and in-person …
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NEST 360 receives $68M grant
2 months ago

NEST 360 receives $68M grant

NEST360°, a multi-institutional team of health experts, has received $68 million to fund the first phase of an eight-year project to cut newborn deaths in sub-Saharan hospitals by half. “Today, …
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A Warning From Iceland
2 months ago

A Warning From Iceland

Last August, after a chilly two-hour hike up rocky terrain on an Icelandic shield volcano, Associate Professor Cymene Howe and Professor Dominic Boyer joined nearly 100 others, including children, to …
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A Stinging Rebuke
6 months ago

A Stinging Rebuke

While collecting data from live oak trees in the world’s largest medical center, Rice evolutionary ecologists have discovered huge quantities of one of North America’s most venomous caterpillars.

Live oak …
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