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Unconventional Wisdom: Kirsten Ostherr
4 weeks ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Kirsten Ostherr

As the Gladys Louise Fox Professor of English, Kirsten Ostherr works at the intersection of media, health and technology. She is also the chair of Rice’s English department and the …
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Leading Change
5 months ago

Leading Change

Alexander Byrd ’90 has been appointed Rice’s first vice provost for diversity, equity and inclusion. President David Leebron and Provost Reginald DesRoches created the position in June as part of …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Reginald DesRoches
5 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Reginald DesRoches

From the start of his tenure as Rice University provost, Reginald DesRoches has been challenged in ways no higher education administrator could anticipate. Having accepted the job last December, the …
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Survival Pedagogy
8 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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Unconventional Wisdom: Anthony Pinn
9 months ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Anthony Pinn

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
10 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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Scene: Campus Then and Now
10 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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Syllabus: A Sensational Course
10 months ago

Syllabus: A Sensational Course

 

 

 

Lan Li is an assistant professor and historian of the body who uses her passion for medicine and health to teach students about the many social, …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Fabiola López-Durán
1 year ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Fabiola López-Durán

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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From Slavery to Freedom — and Back Again
1 year 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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