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Unconventional Wisdom

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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Unconventional Wisdom: Lisa Balabanlilar
8 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Lisa Balabanlilar

LISA BALABANLILAR

Taking the long way to academia When I was a head resident fellow at McMurtry College, the adult team would host events and tell hilarious stories …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Marie Lynn Miranda
8 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Marie Lynn Miranda

Marie Lynn Miranda arrived in Houston one year ago to serve as Rice’s provost. A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Duke with an A.B. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in …
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Unconventional Wisdom: Alex Byrd
8 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: Alex Byrd

Alex Byrd ’90 knows Rice better than a lot of professors. Coming to the university from Houston’s historically black Jack Yates High School, Byrd wasn’t sure how he’d fit …
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Unconventional Wisdom: August Costa
8 years ago

Unconventional Wisdom: August Costa

August “Gus” Costa spends a lot of time thinking about the past in innovative ways. As a paleoanthropologist, Costa studies “bones and stones,” artifacts that tell a story about the …
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