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  1. One quick tip to improve your presentationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Globe and Mail

    ... inspiring message. A more instructive example is a lesser-known speech Kennedy gave in September 1962 at Rice University where he outlined his vision to explore the moon. When Kennedy challenged America to "go to the moon" by the end of the decade, ...

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  2. One quick tip to improve your presentationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Globe and Mail

    ... inspiring message. A more instructive example is a lesser-known speech Kennedy gave in September 1962 at Rice University where he outlined his vision to explore the moon. When Kennedy challenged America to "go to the moon" by the end of the decade, ...

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  3. Why Modi will need more timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Daily Star

    DELHI How fitting for the world's largest and perhaps most free-wheeling democracy that with only 100 days having passed since Narendra Modi was sworn into office as Prime Minister of India, critics and supporters alike -- in Bangladesh and elsewhere -- are already vocally weighing in on his performance. Hope remains high that Modi will bring change to this traditions-bound nation, but as Russell Green, a former U.S. Treasury attach to India and Clayton Fellow at Rice University's Baker Institute, puts it, "[Modi] has yet to explain his big economic reform vision in enough detail to revive corporate investment and pull the public onboard."

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  4. ODU's C-USA opener at Rice to begin at noon Sept. 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | The Virginian-Pilot

    Old Dominion's first Conference USA football game on Sept. 20 at Rice University will begin at noon and will be televised on several Fox Sports regional networks.

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  5. Introducing American football to Rice's new international studentsRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | PressReleasePoint

    Last week during Rice football's week off, head football coach David Bailiff took time to hold his annual football camp for Rice University's new international graduate and undergraduate students. The evening, which was attended by more than 200 students, included lessons on the basics of American football, food, games and on-the-field drills with Bailiff and Rice football players.

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  6. 'Rowing' wheelchair is a moving experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | PressReleasePoint

    Rice University students have built a unique wheelchair for a Houston teenager who will now be able to row his way forward. Pedro, 15, a patient at Shriners Hospital for Children, Houston , has had arthrogryposis since birth.

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  7. Announcements for 9.8.14Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | IHigh

    ... during their lunch period. LaMar University will be visiting the College Center on Wednesday at 9:15 and Rice University on Friday at 9:00. All interested students can sign up in Naviance or visit the College Center for more information. Want to ...

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  8. Copper Catalyst Could Make Solar Cells CheaperRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | Scientific Blogging

    ... "There are still some challenges to overcome," says Andrew Barron, a Natcore co-founder and a professor at Rice University. "The spikes would still require a coating to protect them from the elements, and we're working on ways to shorten the process ...

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  9. Acorn International appoints Michael Oxman as partnerRead the original story

    Monday Sep 8 | PR Log

    ... a political economy specialization from Columbia University and a Master of Business Administration from Rice University. Acorn International Acorn International delivers environmental and social risk management consulting to global industries and ...

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  10. Rice chemist wins rare NSF Special Creativity AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | EurekAlert!

    Chemist Eugene Zubarev's research group includes postdoctoral fellow Min Wang, Zubarev, graduate student Paul Derry, postdoctoral fellow Anton Liopo and graduate student Stella Keck. Ounce for ounce, gold nanorods that are commercially available cost about 7,000 times more than bulk gold, but that may change, thanks to an award-winning research program in the laboratory of Rice University chemist Eugene Zubarev.

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  11. How to Stem Fracking Water UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Environmental Leader

    More advanced recycling rather than disposal of water produced by hydraulic fracturing could calm fears of accidental spillage and save millions of gallons of fresh water a year, according to Rice University scientists. The study, which appears in the Royal Society of Chemistry journal Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts , includes a detailed analysis of produced water of three gas reservoirs and suggests environmentally friendly remedies are needed to treat and reuse it .

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  12. Brock Holt Deserves to Be the Third Baseman Next Season for the Boston Red SoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Rant Sports

    ... cooled off a tad and now owns a very respectable .281 average to accompany a .331 OBP and a .381 SLG. The Rice University product has also shown great versatility, playing every position save for pitcher and catcher this season. Holt's ability to ...

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  13. Wendy Davis reveals abortion decisions in new memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Washington Examiner

    ... person. Changed. Forever changed." The Express-News talked to Mark Jones, a political science professor at Rice University in Houston, who said he didn't expect the revelation to lose Davis any votes, and that it might actually help humanize her. ...

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  14. Can textbook costs be controlled?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Boston.com

    ... have begun experimenting with open textbooks. A consortium of 29 institutions, including Carnegie Mellon and Rice University, operate one online repository . A group including the University of Minnesota, Purdue, and Oregon State maintains another . ...

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  15. Davis' abortion disclosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Off the Kuff

    ... know. As for this election, I'd say the conventional wisdom is as follows, from that Express News story: Rice University political scientist Mark Jones said he doesn't expect the revelation to lose any votes for Davis, since he said it's a relative ...

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  16. Texas Democrat Wendy Davis tells of her abortion in new memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Los Angeles Times

    ... neither campaign has made abortion a top-tier issue," said Mark Jones, a professor of political science at Rice University. It seems like her opponents have learned of her abortion and she decided to make it public. There will be some Right Wingers ...

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  17. Number of Texans without health insurance drops under Affordable Care ActRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | Medical News Today

    The percentage of Texans without health insurance dropped after the first enrollment period of the Affordable Care Act , according to a report released by the Episcopal Health Foundation and Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The report found that since the opening of the ACA's Health Insurance Marketplace, the percentage of uninsured adult Texans dropped by a little more than 2 percent.

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  18. Free Workshop for Parents on Taking Time for What Matters MostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | The Alternative Press

    ... featured on the PBS show Religion and Ethics Newsweekly for her work on sabbath. Rev. Dana is a graduate of Rice University and received her Master of Divinity in 2003 from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. She is a mother of three, ...

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  19. Texas Contemporary Art FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Houston Press

    ... Rodrigo Valenzuela, presented by Portland's Upfor Gallery. Also on display will be assorted works from Rice University Art Gallery, an annual contributor for the past three years and usual crowd favorite. Among the many tours and receptions set to ...

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  20. Next America: Foundations of Prosperity Event SlideshowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | National Journal

    ... Murdock, founding director, Hobby Center for the Study of Texas; Allyn and Gladys Cline chair in Sociology, Rice University, Dr. Laura G. Murillo, president and CEO, Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Sanjay Ramabhadran, president, ...

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