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Butterflying is Free
7 years ago

Butterflying is Free

JEFFREY GLASSBERG’S book, “A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America,” helps amateurs identify nearly every butterfly on the continent, including this one, Strymon martialis, a Florida native that Glassberg …
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In Search Of Black Ice
7 years ago

In Search Of Black Ice

[This story was originally published in the Fall 2014 issue of Rice Magazine.]

Ulyana Horodyskyj ’07 goes to extreme measures to collect data on climate change in some of the world’s …
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The Chapel Coordinator
7 years ago

The Chapel Coordinator

Nestled in the cloisters of the student center, the nondenominational Rice Memorial Chapel has been the site of hundreds of weddings since opening in 1959. One only has to enter …
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Growing Rice
7 years ago

Growing Rice

IN 1910, WHEN THE FIRST BRICKS WERE being laid for Lovett Hall, the fledgling Rice campus was little more than a Gulf Coast prairie — a scrubby field flanked …
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Folk Revival
7 years ago

Folk Revival

When Houston gets its due as a music hub, you hear about its hip-hop, country, zydeco, blues, R&B, jazz, and rock ’n’ roll.

And justifiably so: It’s a …
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Jimoh Returns to Rice
7 years ago

Jimoh Returns to Rice

AT AGE 10, FUNMI JIMOH PENNED a prophetic journal entry: “I’m going to go to the Olympics.” More than 20 years later, the decorated Rice alumna and former U.S. …
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Night Owl: Engineering a DJ Career
7 years ago

Night Owl: Engineering a DJ Career

BOASTING TWO CONFERENCE USA DECATHLON TITLES, a civil engineering degree and a thriving disc jockey career, Clayton Chaney’s ’13 varied passions might seem unrelated. In actuality, though, his education and …
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Road Runner

Rice alumnus Jack Lippincott ’70 is someone who can only be described as a marathon fanatic. The self-titled “King of Crazy” has completed 43 consecutive Houston Marathons and shows no …
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Fighting for a Voice
8 years ago

Fighting for a Voice

On Oct. 28, I cast my first vote in a presidential election. While exciting and momentous for me personally, the voting process also was awe-inspiring: by the end of today, …
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The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People
8 years ago

The Texas Landscape Project: Nature and People

What inspired you to look at Texas’ environmental issues in this very visual, atlas-like way? We hope the atlas’ maps will help people connect with the coast, the canyons, …
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