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  1. 2014 Winthrop-Sears Medal for Entrepreneurial Achievement Awarded to Dr. Scott Power of DuPontRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Business Wire

    ... his B.A. in plant physiology from Reed College in Portland, Oregon and his PhD. in Biochemistry from Rice University in Houston, Texas. He completed his postdoctoral NIH-fellowship at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Dr. Power is currently a ...

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  2. Meet The Composer: Caroline ShawRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... on a rigorous, violin-centric path, earning both undergrad and masters degrees in violin performance from Rice University and the the Yale School of Music. But after Yale, her life took a slight detour; Caroline had never stopped writing, and ...

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  3. SMU, UTD, Texas Christian ranked among nation's best MBA programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Business Journal

    ... of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business was the top-ranked Texas school at No. 23, followed by Rice University in Houston at No. 25. Lance Murray edits and writes for the DBJ's website and can be reached at 214-706-7106. Subscribe to our ...

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  4. KVRX celebrates 20 years on FM dial with a concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Austin American Statesman

    ... have either eliminated student-run radio stations or are thinking of doing so. In Houston, for instance, Rice University pulled the plug on KTRU-FM in 2011 and sold the frequency the station had long occupied. Before KVRX hit the FM dial in 1994, ...

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  5. Software models more detailed evolutionary networks from genetic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Science Daily

    ... another as a means of showing where horizontal gene transfer may have taken place. Software by scientists at Rice University aims to reveal far more about species' evolutionary histories than traditional tree models are able to. The tree has been an ...

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  6. Houston Gilbert and Sullivan Society to hold concert to raise scholarship fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Examiner.com

    The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Houston will present the Gilbert and Sullivan Scholarship Concert on December 6 at 8 p.m. in Rice University's Hamman Hall to raise funds for the Society's scholarship programming. The Society has been offering scholarships to talented local students for more than 50 years in both music performance and technical theater, as well as providing special project funding for artists to participate in festivals or compete on a national and international level.

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  7. And The Best US Architecture Schools For 2015 Are...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Switched

    ... most important attribute. 1. Cornell University 2. California Polytechnic State Univ., San Luis Obispo 3. Rice University 4. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 5. Syracuse University 6. University of Texas at Austin 7. Rhode Island ...

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  8. Rice University adds new engineering programRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Business Journal

    Rice University will begin offering students a Certificate in Engineering Leadership through a special program that is the first of its kind in Texas. Rice University will begin awarding a Certificate in Engineering Leadership to students who complete a special program offered through the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership.

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  9. Scientists unveil new targets, test to develop treatments for memory disorderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... progressive neurological condition Huntington's disease, which involves involuntary movements, emotio ... Rice University researchers have engineered cells to characterize how sensitively altering the cooperative functions of motor proteins can ...

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  10. Recollections of Ted Cruz: Out of memoirRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Examiner.com

    ... mother was born in Wilmington, Delaware of Irish and Italian descent. She studied math and graduated from Rice University. The Cruz's are smart people. Ted Cruz is academically a very smart and accomplished person, having graduated from Princeton ...

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  11. HPV vaccine uptake among girls is lowest in states with highest rates of cervical cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... to obtain the full series of shots for the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine, according to a new paper from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public ... (HealthDay)-An experimental vaccine meant to protect against nine types of human ...

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  12. DARPA Funds Big Code Database ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | I programmer

    DARPA has awarded $11 million to a project initiated at Rice University that aims to "autocomplete" and "autocorrect" code using a database of "all the available code in the world". Is this a folly? The funds, which extend over a period of four years.

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  13. Rice University program models more detailed evolutionary networks from genetic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | EurekAlert!

    The tree has been an effective model of evolution for 150 years, but a Rice University computer scientist believes it's far too simple to illustrate the breadth of current knowledge. Rice researcher Luay Nakhleh and his group have developed PhyloNet, an open-source software package that accounts for horizontal as well as vertical inheritance of genetic material among genomes.

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  14. Words & Art Reading at Rice University on November 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Examiner.com

    On Tuesday, November 12, Words & Art will host its reading at Rice University from 7 to 9 p.m. The evening will be full of poetry and prose inspired by the installations at Rice Gallery. The current work in Yusuke Asai's " yamatane ."

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  15. Abbott taps new chief elections officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Chron

    ... to appoint Cascos. "Certainly the appointment of Cascos is important from the symbolic point of view," said Rice University political scientist Mark Jones . "He's signaling that he's going to pursue a conservative policy agenda, particularly on the ...

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  16. Alumni Madness results are in, and the winner is ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Business Journal

    ... universities. In the end, the University of Houston won in a landslide, with 71 percent of votes compared to Rice University's 29 percent. The competition began with 32 schools of higher education, most hailing from Texas, though we let in a few ...

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  17. Oil Import Decline to U.S. Revealed by Louisiana as New TruthRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | The Washington Post

    ... put a big pinch on that activity," said Ken Medlock, senior director of the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University's Baker Institute in Houston. "You probably would need to see oil prices come off another $10 to $20 to see that fade." ...

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  18. Republican Konni Burton takes early lead in SD 10 battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... the marquee state legislative contest this year in Texas," Mark P. Jones, a political science professor at Rice University in Houston, has told the This seat - which was represented by Republican Kim Brimer until Davis narrowly bested him in 2008 - ...

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  19. Internet voting 'not ready for prime time'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | KREM-TV Spokane

    According to Dan Wallach, an expert on electronic voting systems and professor of computer science at Rice University, no Internet voting systems are secure. Internet voting 'not ready for prime time' According to Dan Wallach, an expert on electronic voting systems and professor of computer science at Rice University, no Internet voting systems are secure.

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  20. Dual-purpose film designed for next-gen energyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | ECNmag

    Rice University scientists who want to gain an edge in energy production and storage report they have found it in molybdenum disulfide. The Rice lab of chemist James Tour has turned molybdenum disulfide's two-dimensional form into a nanoporous film that can catalyze the production of hydrogen or be used for energy storage.

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