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Year in Research 2023
The Year in Research

Explaining the big numbers behind Rice’s banner year in sponsored research

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Rachel Toole
Hands for Houston

The Community Bridges program pairs Rice students with local nonprofits to benefit the greater good.

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Gilheart
High Maintenance

Timothy Gilheart manages 150 highly sophisticated instruments across campus.

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Antananarivo, Madagascar, is home to the University of Antananarivo.
Syllabus: The New Environmentalists

This capstone course integrates topics that span environmental sciences and career paths.

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Jayaker Kolli
Across, Down and Forward

Jayaker Kolli finds ways to connect people, ideas and creative pursuits.

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coral
In Hot Water

Viruses that threaten coral reefs thrive in increased global temperatures.

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Alumni Books
Now Reading: Faculty Books

Recent publications by Rice faculty in architecture, history and the "superhumanities."

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Inventive Minds
Inventive Minds

Five innovative engineering design projects that aim to improve lives

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Mosquito on skin
Bite This!

Bioengineers use fake skin and real blood to study mosquito feeding.

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One Wild World photo illusttration
One Wild World

Scott Solomon’s new podcast gives us all a chance to learn from specialists out in the field.

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The Clean Room
Spaces: The Clean Room

ISO perfection

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Immigrants Covid
Covid, Compounded

For undocumented Latino families in the U.S., chronic daily stressors compromise health and well-being.

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Ramesh
The Strategist

Ramamoorthy Ramesh in his own words.

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fish fossils
Fossil Fishing

A recent field trip to Niger turned up rivers of fish fossils for evolutionary biologist Robert Laroche to study.

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Chalkboard shaped like Texas
The Explainer: Houston ISD

What is the impact of the state of Texas’ take over of the Houston Independent School District?

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Needle tip
Mighty Small Medicine

Tiny cylinders deliver time-released drugs in a single shot.

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Love and Wondervision
Love and Wondervision

Visitors to this exhibition will find themselves immersed in the imagination of artist JooYoung Choi.

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Graduation
Campus Scene

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Tom Carroll
Better Diagnostics

To help detect diseases early, Tom Carroll is creating home-based diagnostic tests.

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Faculty Books
Now Reading: Alumni Books

A picture history of chemistry; Black life and police violence; and philosophy in the films of Terrence Malick

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Ignition
Fusion Futures

Alumnus Robert Plummer works to advance fusion ignition for a sustainable clean energy future.

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Photo by Bill Purcell
Estrogen and Injury

Biomedical engineer Jenny Robinson studies the role hormones play in injury prevention and rehabilitation.

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Environmental Awakening | Illustrations by Wesley Allsbrook
Environmental Awakening

Rachel Carson is at the heart of Douglas Brinkley’s new book documenting the rise of environmentalism.

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Illustration of Reginald DesRoches by Paddy Mills
Here’s to ‘Formalized Curiosity’

A Note from President Reginald DesRoches

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Illustration by Paddy Mills
Prototype No. 2

Our summer research-themed issue delivers a snapshot of the past year's dynamic scholarly pursuits.

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Featured Contributors

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Study Abroad
Remote Learning

What’s it like to study abroad? Rice students’ photos capture cozy moments, stunning landscapes and much more.

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Summer 2023

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