A Note From President DesRoches
Apollo Chamber Players release storytelling album, “MoonStrike”
From the Editor
Wisdom, wisecracks, superb Owl puns
Rice President Reginald DesRoches inaugurated in historic investiture.
Photographer Tommy LaVergne puts down his camera and reflects on more than 30 years of documenting life at Rice.
Residential college life is rebuilding after the pandemic, but not without a bit of reinvention.
A trending social media app encourages less scrolling and more real time.
The fall 2022 entering class of Rice graduate students was larger than the number of new undergraduates.
Faith and Fright
A well-equipped garage next to the MultiCultural Center is the place to pedal (or to push) for bike maintenance and repair.
Architecture students created a market to sell their creations and raise funds for stocking the students’ kitchen.
Phillip Tran builds his own keyboards for a more personalized computer experience.
Writer and professor Kiese Laymon is awarded a MacArthur Fellowship.
Two Rice professors recognized for developing light-powered catalysts that reduce energy waste.
A generous grant will expand the work of the Kinder Institute.
Bob Curl, a chemist, nanotech pioneer and alumnus, was a beloved faculty member for 64 years.
On Cordón Caulle, a volcano high up in the Chilean wilderness, researchers document an evolving landscape.
Paul Cherukuri in his own words
A semester in Paris inspires an experience of a lifetime.
An intelligence career inspires a novel.
Continuing a legacy, Rice alums open Bellaire brewpub.
Excerpts from Owlmanac
MBA grad Abbey Donnell founded a business to support nursing mothers in the workplace.