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Writing Home: Greetings from Austin
3 years ago

Writing Home: Greetings from Austin

Photo by Drew Anthony Smith

After graduating with a degree in civil engineering, I moved to Detroit to work at General Motors. It was my first time being away from …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books – Spring 2019
3 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books – Spring 2019

Measure What Matters: How Google, Bono, and the Gates Foundation Rock the World with OKRs John Doerr ’73(Portfolio, 2018)

John Doerr, chairman of venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, reveals how strategic …
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Editor’s Note: Hello, Rice Magazine
3 years ago

Editor’s Note: Hello, Rice Magazine

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Notice anything different in our print magazine? Just over a year ago, we embarked on a project to reimagine the design and editorial structure of our …
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Rough & Tumble
3 years ago

Rough & Tumble

Stewart Morris Jr. ’71, founder of the Rice Rugby Football Club, pulls out a photo of himself and slides it across a conference room table in Herman Brown Hall. “I …
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It Takes a Role Model to Know One
3 years ago

It Takes a Role Model to Know One

Photo by Sara Stathas

Brandi Bridges ’07 doesn’t take the role models in her life lightly. “My dad was an engineer and my mom was a teacher — both were …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Carlos Jimenez
3 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Carlos Jimenez

Illustration by Adam Cruft

As a professor of architecture, Carlos Jimenez has collected an impressive list of accolades, including Rice’s 2013 George R. Brown Award for Superior Teaching, DesignIntelligence’s 2013 …
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Faculty Books: Spring 2019
3 years ago

Faculty Books: Spring 2019

The Flip:Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of KnowledgeJeffrey J. Kripal(Bellevue Literary press, 2019)

 

In 1858, Mark Twain had a vivid dream that his brother Henry was dead. A …
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Creativity: The Foundation of Human Progress
3 years ago

Creativity: The Foundation of Human Progress

Illustration by Paddy Mills

Much of this issue is dedicated to creativity. What may be striking to some readers, but not surprising to those of us inside the university, …
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Attention, Drivers!
3 years ago

Attention, Drivers!

Automated cars are becoming more common, but they still require drivers to react to dangers that aren’t detected by an automated system. New research from Rice and Texas Tech University …
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Writing Home: Greetings from NYC
3 years ago

Writing Home: Greetings from NYC

Photo by Michael Nagin

My first day of work in New York City could have been the opening scene of a romantic comedy — I got on the uptown train …
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