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Matriculation 2019
Welcome, Owls!

In August, Rice welcomed its newest Owls — both first-time freshmen and transfer students....

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Illustration by Paddy Mills
Editor’s Note: An Issue With No Theme

Editor’s Note: An Issue With No Theme...

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Photo by Jeff Fitlow
Inventing the Future, Assessing the Past

Inventing the Future, Assessing the Past...

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Sid Richardson College. Photo by Brandon Martin
Sid Rises

First opened in 1971, Sid Richardson College has been the tallest building on campus for a...

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Photo by Jeff Fitlow
Syllabus: Drama is Life

"Big Questions" is a new course series in the School of Humanities...

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Resources for all
Resources for All

A Q&A with Alan Russell, director of Rice's Disability Resources Center...

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Photo courtesy of the Black Male Leadership Initiative
Transforming Experience

Last May, more than a dozen black male students traveled to Atlanta on a cultural excursi...

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Photo by Jeff Fitlow
A Piece of Home

Packing for college wouldn’t be complete without some special items to remind these Owls o...

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Photo by Tommy LaVergne
I'm a Nerd About ... Yarn Crafts

Leenah Abojaib uses digital media to learn hands-on skills....

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Illustration by Al
We Don't Know ... How to Add the Sense of Touch to Prosthetic Devices

Mechanical engineer Marcia O’Malley designs and builds better wearable prosthetic devices....

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Ozone
Ozone on the Rocks

Measuring preindustrial-era ozone levels by studying ancient gas bubbles trapped in polar ...

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Robert Rauschenberg, “Local Means (Stoned Moon)” (1970) © Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Gemini G.E.L.
Lunar Inspiration

The Moody Center for the Arts gathers rare and notable works of art in honor of Apollo 11’...

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Fracture Fix

A student team’s magnetic design simplifies the surgical repair of broken bones....

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Photo by Leslie Hoyt
Myth, Power, Value

Rice remembers Doc C...

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Alumni Books
Faculty Books: Fall 2019

Faculty Books: Fall 2019...

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Photo by Tommy LaVergne
When Words Fail

Aphasia researchers examine the nature of language....

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Doerr
Beyond the Buzzword

With help from Rice's Doerr Institute, students are increasing their capacity to lead...

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Photo by The Morrisons
Applause Welcome

When Aubrey Ferguson Bergauer ’05 talks of “changing the narrative” at symphony orchestras...

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Illustration by Chris Danger
Keeping Cool and Catching Up

Classnotes: Excerpts from Owlmanac...

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baseballs
Dickie Kerr's Legacy

In the annals of Rice baseball, dating back to 1913, only one of the school’s 20 head coac...

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Illustration by Lincoln Agnew
The DNA Detective

Colleen Fitzpatrick ’76 grew up surrounded by living history. “I was very close to all of ...

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Alumni Books
Now Reading: Alumni Books - Fall 2019

In “King of the Mississippi,” Mike Freedman skewers the corporate culture of a fictional H...

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Illustration by Adam Cruft
Unconventional Wisdom: Sidney Burrus

A pioneer in the field of digital signal processing, the recipient of multiple teaching aw...

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Photo by Brandon Martin
Campus Scene: Fall 2019

09.23.2019<br /> Brown College powderpuff football practice<br /> Founder’s Court<br /> ...

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Photo by Tommy LaVergne
Back of the Mind

Running back Aston Walter, Rice football’s elder statesmen, is a coach’s dream with dreams...

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Photo by Brandon Martin
A Stinging Rebuke

While collecting data from live oak trees in the world’s largest medical center, Rice evol...

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Photo by Tommy LaVergne
Cycling for a Cure

Sudha Yellapantula didn’t even like riding bikes before she signed up to raise money for p...

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