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Alumni

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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Now Reading: Alumni Books – Winter 2017
7 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books – Winter 2017

The Art of Positive Thinking

“Healing Art: Don’t Let Anything Ruin Your Day” by Robert Flatt (Bright Sky Press, 2016)

“As our bodies degenerate, due …
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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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A Link to Rice’s Earliest Days
8 years ago

A Link to Rice’s Earliest Days

KATHERINE TSANOFF BROWN ’38 LIVED MOST of her life at Rice. Her father, philosophy professor Radoslav Tsanoff, was among the earliest arrivals at the new institute. He and his …
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Gifted and Black: Finding Our Way

1980 “My dad wanted to go to Rice in the 1950s but wasn’t allowed. He said that since I got into Rice, I should attend. My most significant friendships …
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Gifted and Black: An Alumni Community Grows

1996 The Association of Rice University Black Alumni (ARUBA) is established. The volunteer-led alumni group strives to stimulate intellectual and social participation, encourage contributions to the university’s ongoing efforts …
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Now Reading: Alumni Books – Fall 2016
8 years ago

Now Reading: Alumni Books – Fall 2016

True Faith and Allegiance: A Story of Service and Sacrifice in War and Peace Alberto R. Gonzales ’79 (Nelson Books, 2016)

The former U.S. attorney general’s autobiography …
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Night Owl: Emergency Calls
8 years ago

Night Owl: Emergency Calls

IT’S SAFE TO SAY ANDI TENNER ’01 isn’t stuck in a daily routine. Her days vary so much that she has a hard time even making dinner plans. “The only thing …
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Wine Recs for Early Fall
8 years ago

Wine Recs for Early Fall

Domaine Hauvette’s Petra Rosé 2015: Made from biodynamically grown grapes in Provence, this beautiful dry rosé is fermented in concrete eggs and has amazing complexity, texture and length for …
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