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6DOV: Mark Agerton
7 years ago

6DOV: Mark Agerton

Agerton, a doctoral student, studies dynamic optimization problems that happen outside of centralized markets. Agerton’s adviser is Peter Hartley.

HARTLEY (b. 1952) is the George and Cynthia Mitchell …
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A Blend of East and West
7 years ago

A Blend of East and West

RICE’S FIRST ASIAN GRADUATE entered with the school’s very first class. Rudolfo Hulen Fernandez, who graduated 100 years ago, followed a highly unusual path from the Philippines to Houston …
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Now Reading: Alumni & Faculty Books – Spring 2017
7 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni & Faculty Books – Spring 2017

Colonialism and Modern Architecture in Germany

Itohan Osayimwese ’01 (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017)

As the birthplace of Bauhaus — and of many of the pioneers of …
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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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Rice Bands Get New Nest
7 years ago

Rice Bands Get New Nest

For the first time in Rice history, the Rice Bands have their own space to call home. Most recently housed in the Rice stadium weight room, the new band hall …
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Checking out the Moody Art Center
7 years ago

Checking out the Moody Art Center

 

After months of anticipation, the $30 million Moody Center for the Arts opened on Friday night. The space, an expansive 50,000 square feet that manages to avoid feeling …
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Going Gaga Over a Halftime Throw

 

“My pass was the last shot a hundred million people saw before she jumped off the stage,” said Brian Mann, associate athletic director of development for Rice. “Talk about …
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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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Unconventional Wisdom: Luis Duno-Gottberg
7 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Luis Duno-Gottberg

So, when alumnus and political scientist Greg Thielemann ’86 approached Duno-Gottberg with the wild idea of taking the baseball team to Cuba, he responded enthusiastically. Baseball coach Wayne Graham, …
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Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory
7 years ago

Syllabus: Medieval Guts and Glory

HIST 211: Medieval Violence (Fall 2016)

Department: History Description: Students develop a critical approach to the study of violence and its function and cultural significance within medieval European society. In particular, …
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