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Survival Pedagogy
3 months ago

Survival Pedagogy

Each day begins when I rise from the bed, dress in the darkness of my bathroom, pull on my running shoes and try to compel my teenager into some form …
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The Hip-Hop Humanist
4 months 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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Class-in-Progress
5 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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Ventilator Takes Step Forward
5 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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We Don’t Know: How Amyloid Beta Plaques Affect the Brain
5 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
5 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
5 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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Taking Responsibility for Climate Change
5 months ago

Taking Responsibility for Climate Change

We can’t think our way out of a climate crisis without first learning to feel our way out.

That’s the premise of a new show on BBC’s Radio 4 from …
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Clues to Healthy Coral
5 months ago

Clues to Healthy Coral

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. If that sentence sounds familiar, you can thank your English teacher for introducing you to Leo …
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Scene: Campus Then and Now
5 months ago

Scene: Campus Then and Now

Julia Casbarian ’20 photographed Rice campus landmarks and layered them with historical images of the same locations. The resulting images show “how Rice has both changed and remained the same …
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