Between pre-med classes and brain cancer research, Katherine Wu practices for Olympic-level archery.
The Shepherd School of Music showcases the talents of nine guest conductors throughout the 2023–2024 season.
Sonic booms and a fireball led Linda Welzenbach Fries to find four meteorites.
We asked Daniel Cohan to explain what’s behind the heated debate over the safety of gas stoves.
An architect, an engineer and a composer walk into Post Houston, hoping to create an oasis.
An experiment challenges our ability to judge a book by its cover.
The mass timber wing welcomes students with natural grace.
Math All Around Us
Ling DeBellis pushes the boundaries of what makes us human.
A new ink for 3D printing promises bioengineering breakthroughs.
Roxana Daneshjou is working to make skin cancer screening more inclusive — and more accurate.
Excerpts from Owlmanac
The Baldwin Grand piano at the student center provides an open invitation to sit and play a spell.
A high-efficiency gene-editing tool may speed up the pace of new drug discovery.
A Facebook page founded by Rob LaVohn has become a popular outlet for alumni to share news and opinions — and a gazillion images of owls.
Kevin Yuen keeps Rice’s Housing and Dining services on budget and focused on the community they serve.
Game show fanatic Eugene Byon finds his voice in the crowd.
In the mid-1990s, a group of talented young students arrived on campus determined to succeed while enjoying university life to the fullest. As Black women attending a majority white college, opportunities to build close friendships were fewer, but these 10 women formed a lasting bond and became a crew for life.
A Q&A with Vuong “Von” Nguyen, M.D., who brings a wealth of experience to Google’s work on global climate and health issues.
Five decades of KTRU DJs are linked by their love of the music and a unique archive of thousands of music reviews tucked among the stacks.
A Note from President Reginald DesRoches
From the Editor