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Rice Magazine Issue 13

Rice Magazine Issue 13

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Published by Rice University
Rice Magazine is published by the Office of Public Affairs of Rice University and is sent to university alumni, faculty, staff, graduate students, parents of undergraduates and friends of the university.
Rice Magazine is published by the Office of Public Affairs of Rice University and is sent to university alumni, faculty, staff, graduate students, parents of undergraduates and friends of the university.

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Design Driven
The Magazine of Rice University
 
 
No. 13
 
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2012
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Kitchen Wizards
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Atget’s Paris
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Skyspace Opens
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Houston Survey
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Banner Years
 
 
On the Cover:
Iron talons secure the license plate on Rice’s entry in the 25th annual Houston rt Car Parade. Photo: eff Fitlow
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Contents
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A roundup of awardsand honors
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Rice grad turns 100.
 
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Student team builds a better baby monitor.
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How do you spellinnovation? OEDKstudents invent neckbrace for trauma victims.Plus, OEDK by the
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A low-cost learning toolgets put to work in ruralIndia.
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Her essay was fit toprint. Schermerhorn wins N.Y. Times contestnd trip to Africa.
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Rice’s Latin Americaninitiatives take big stepsthis spring.
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It’s official. We’re a“tree campus.”
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New master’s in spacetudies. What’s new atRice Space Institute.
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How to wash your yes in space, asnvisioned by a teaf Rice students
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Rice MBA graduategoes from businessplan to business ownin a few short month
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Now and then:Beer Bike
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Alumni newlywedsjump for joy.
 
Rice Magazine
No. 13
2011
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Students
Features
 
 Arts
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Out of ordinary materials, artistYasuaki Onishi created the stunninginstallation “reverse of volume RG.Held over through July at the RiceArt Gallery.
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Shepherd School doctoral studentRobert McClure and musiciansperform original compositions at theOrange Show.
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EMERGEncy Room gallery is openfor art.
Bookshelf
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Shepherd School alumni record a CDfor flute and piano.
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A poem by Joseph Campana
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“Democracy Despite Itself” explainswhy the system works, against allodds.
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“The I Ching, A Biography,” byRichard Smith, illuminates thehistory of a classic.
Sports
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By his senior year, talented tennisplayer Christian Saravia had lost hisgame. And then …
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Sports news and happenings
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Houston, we have engagement.
As evidenced by the UnConvention andRice’s growing outreach programs, Rice bothives back and grows stronger from working with the city.
By David W. Leebron
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Time and Again
She’ll always have Paris. Hallie Jordan ’12revisits the world of photographerEugene Atget.
By Jenny West Rozelle
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Above Us Only Sky
The much-anticipated public art installationby James Turrell opens.
Photo by Paul Hester
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A City in Transition
So you think you know Houston? Chancesare you could learn a surprising thing ortwo about Rice’s hometown from the KinderHouston Area Survey.
By Lynn Gosnell
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An UnConventional Celebration
For three days this spring, Rice welcomedneighbors, alumni and families to campus.Read all about it.
By Alyson Ward
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Banner Years
A walk through campus spurs 50 yearsof memories.
By Ron Sass
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The Case of the Blogging Historian
Wherein the centennial historian, MelissaKean, finds clues to Rice’s past and solvesa few mysteries, too.
By Lynn Gosnell
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Running on Sunshine
They came. They broke down. They onquered. Student-built solar carfinishes strong.
By Lynn Gosnell and Mike Williams
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