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  1. Rice University Dorm Leader Resigns After Lap Dance Vid Goes ViralRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Houston Press

    The recently elected student head of a Rice University dormitory has resigned after videos and images of him receiving a lap dance from a stripper during a victory celebration Feb. 20 went viral.

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  2. What's the cost: Houston's highest-paid college and university executives' compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Journal

    ... special section in the Feb. 27 edition of the Houston Business Journal. David Leebron , president of Rice University , leads the outliers. Leebron recently ranked on the Chronicle of Higher Education's list of the highest-paid private college ...

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  3. Jack McCarthy: Let's target resources to close the achievement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... growing up in poverty underperform academically compared with their more advantaged peers begins at birth. Rice University research has found that disadvantaged children hear an average of 30 million fewer words by age three than young children from ...

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  4. The Archival Delights of Public Service BroadcastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | New Yorker

    ... as released Tuesday. The new recording opens with an excerpt from President John F. Kennedy's 1962 speech at Rice University advocating for a manned space program. At the climax of his oration,

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  5. BP to present 'Energy Outlook 2035a 2 at Rice's Baker InstituteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | PressReleasePoint

    BP will present its "Energy Outlook 2035 - 3 at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy Feb. 27. The event will be hosted by the Baker Institute's Center for Energy Studies.

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  6. Common Hip Issue in Teens Misdiagnosed as Pulled MuscleRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Newswise

    Rice University catcher, John Clay Reeves, felt pain in his groin after a collision at the plate with an opposing player. He thought he had pulled a muscle, but it turns out he was suffering from a common condition seen in teens and young adults known as hip impingement.

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  7. Jack McCarthy: Target resources to close the achievement gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... growing up in poverty underperform academically compared to their more advantaged peers begins at birth. Rice University research has found that disadvantaged children hear an average of 30 million fewer words by age three than young children from ...

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  8. Time to fast-forward Texas election laws?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Star-Telegram.com

    ... electronically and fewer and fewer forms on paper," said Mark P. Jones, a political science professor at Rice University in Houston. "Allowing voters to complete applications to vote by mail on an electronic device is a welcome update, since while ...

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  9. Crude oil production: Asphaltene analysis takes a giant stepRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Science Daily

    At the right temperature and pressure, asphaltene molecules in oil moving through a pipeline will precipitate and then aggregate to form hard deposits that can clog the pipe and stop the flow. Rice University scientists have created a method to better detect asphaltenes in oil.

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  10. Motor proteins prefer slow, steady movementRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Science Daily

    ... slow and steady over maximum movement. Motor proteins carry cargoes along microtubules in cells. A new Rice University study quantifies the proteins' interactions and how they affect their flow within the cell. It takes at least two motor proteins ...

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  11. Tax Filing, Reform, and Rate HikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | TaxVox

    ... Committee will hold a hearing on tax reform, growth and efficiency . Stanford University's Michael Boskin, Rice University's John Diamond, University of California-Berkeley's Laura D'Andrea Tyson, and the Congressional Research Service's Jane ...

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  12. Rice to host screening of education documentary 'The Texas Promise'Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    "The Texas Promise," a documentary film highlighting public education in the state, will be screened at Rice University at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 23 in the Anderson-Clarke Center's Hudspeth Auditorium. The screening is free and open to the public and will be followed by a panel discussion.

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  13. Rice U. study: US natural gas market buffered against local policy interventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    The depth and efficiency of the United States natural gas market would buffer it against potential local policy interventions aimed at limiting access to shale gas resources, according to a new paper by energy economists at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy. The paper, "The Market Impacts of New Natural-Gas-Directed Policies in the United States," examines how new potential and proposed regulations could influence the natural gas market in the U.S. in the coming decades; it also examines scenarios in which domestic natural-gas development is stressed in a variety of ways.

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  14. Puentes Consortium at Rice to discuss public health in the US-Mexico border region Feb. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Leading experts from the United States and Mexico will explore the challenges and opportunities of public health efforts in the U.S.-Mexico border region at Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy Feb. 26. The event will feature a panel discussion with two members of the U.S.-Mexico Border Health Commission and conclude with a keynote address by Dr. Julio Frenk, Mexico's former minister of health and now dean of the faculty at the Harvard School of Public Health. The event is part of the Puentes Consortium's annual symposium.

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  15. Rice political scientist available to comment on immigration ruling from Texas judgeRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PressReleasePoint

    Rice University political scientist Mark Jones is available to comment on a Texas federal judge's decision to halt President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. Jones said the ruling leaves approximately 4-5 million beneficiaries of Obama's November executive order wondering when, or even if, they will be able to emerge from the shadows and normalize their immigration status in the United States.

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  16. Capsule Art Reviews: February 19, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Houston Press

    ... . Check each venue for exact dates and times. - RT "Portraits of Denial & Desire" In his current exhibit at Rice University, "Portraits of Denial & Desire," activist artist John Halaka focuses on displaced indigenous Palestinians and their stories ...

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  17. New Device Enables 3D Tissue Engineering with Multicellular Building BlocksRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PR Log

    ... published 12 times per year. Led by Co-Editors-In- Chief Antonios Mikos, PhD , Louis Calder Professor at Rice University, Houston, TX, and Peter C. Johnson, MD , Vice President, Research and Development and Medical Affairs, Vancive Medical ...

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  18. Brain's iconic seat of speech goes silent when we actually talkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... lobe were unable to speak more than a few words. Later dubbed Broca's area, this ... New research by a Rice University psychologist clearly identifies the parts of the brain involved in the process of choosing appropriate words during speech. Up to ...

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  19. Stop Hunger Now announces winner of 2015 Clinton Hunger Leadership AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | PRWeb

    Maria Rose Belding from American University has been selected as the 2015 President Clinton Hunger Leadership Award winner for her dedication and leadership in the fight against hunger. I am honored and humbled by my selection as the Clinton Award winner, especially in a field of incredibly qualified candidates Maria Rose Belding from American University has been selected as the 2015 President Clinton Hunger Leadership Award winner for her dedication and leadership in the fight against hunger.

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  20. New book and online class launch celebration Feb. 19 at Alley KatRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | PressReleasePoint

    Houston's hip-hop community will host the launch of a new book from Rice University's Center for Engaged Research and Collaborative Learning's at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Houston's Alley Kat, 3718 Main St. The book, " Break Bread, Breaking Beats: Churches and Hip-Hop - A Basic Guide to Key Issues ," was authored by the CERCL Writing Collective. The writing group's mentor, Anthony Pinn, Rice professor of religion, and Bernard "Bun B" Freeman, a CERCL distinguished visiting lecturer, will also be honored by the hip-hop community for their forthcoming new free online edX course, Religion and Hip-Hop Culture .

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