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Illustration by Brian Stauffer
A Bold Step

The Rice Investment builds on the legacy of Rice’s founding vision.

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Letter home
Writing Home: Salutations Depuis Abidjan!

Greetings from Abidjan

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Grief’s Double Whammy

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Photo by Jeff Fitlow
On the Mat

Night Owl: Tim Faust '09

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Martel College senior Munachimso “Muna” Uzodike, photo by Jeff Fitlow
A Composed Assignment

History course combines primary sources and creativity

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new flexible organic solar cells that could provide energy where constant, low-power generation is most needed.
Stretchy Energy

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Genie Lamp
Syllabus: 1,001 Nights

Anatomy of a Rice Class

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President Leebron

A Bold Step

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Rice Announces $82M Research Initiative

Funding targets neuroengineering, synthetic biology and physical biology

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Faculty Books
Now Reading: Alumni Books - Winter 2019

Alumni Books

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Podcasts and Perspectives

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Tim Harrison ’20
Day in the Life: Tim Harrison

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Illustration of Josh Eyler by Adam Cruft
Unconventional Wisdom: Josh Eyler

Josh Eyler wanted to be a teacher since he was 5 years old, but it wasn’t until graduate school that he became interested in different teaching approaches and development. As director of Rice’s Center for Teaching Excellence, he now oversees a robust program of pedagogical training, mentoring and practical experiences.

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Rice volleyball boasts historic season in 2019
A Winning Spirit

Rice volleyball boasts historic season

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Festival of Light

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Another Act to Follow

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Illustration by Paddy Mills
What Happens at Rice... Doesn't Stay at Rice

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Energy in Balance

Study shows increasing importance of wind and solar energy to Texas’ power production

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Distraction Actions

Digital device overload linked to first impressions

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Campus Scene: Wise Trees

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Burt McMurtry

A True Philanthropist

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Good Form

Form and Dichroic Light: Scott Hall at Carnegie Mellon University by Michelle LaFoe ’89 and Isaac Campbell ’89 (Leete’s Island Books, 2018)

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Illustration by Gracia Lam
In Pursuit of Nothing

A unique Rice mindfulness program entices a busy mom to trade workday routines for a respite in the Appalachian Mountains.

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A scene from “La Calisto,” Francesco Cavalli’s exploration of impossible love and postwar apocalypse
La Calisto's Modern Allure

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Illustration by Alex Eben Meyer
We Don’t Know: How Heart Valve Disease Starts

Jane Grande-Allen, the Isabel C. Cameron Professor of Bioengineering, is unraveling the mysteries of heart valve disease.

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The Thought Factory

In 1993, Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy was founded to build a bridge between “the world of ideas and the world of action.”

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The Education of Ben Rhodes

The memoir of this Rice grad recounts his singular experience in a historic presidency.

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Ben Rhodes and Barak Obama book cover detail
The Education of Ben Rhodes

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Alumni Books
Faculty Books: Winter 2019

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Ben Rhodes photo by Natalie Moser
Excerpt: The World as It Is

A Memoir of the Obama White House

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