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  1. Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could HappenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | MSNBC

    ... effort into researching the effects of partial gravity on everyday things like furniture," Alex Schmidt, a Rice University engineering student, told NBC News. Less than two weeks ago, Schmidt and his team unveiled their own designs for a Mars-ready ...

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  2. How a Cultural Moment Becomes a College Course: The Case of DeflategateRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Chronicle.com

    Last summer Rutgers University offered a course on Beyonc, while Skidmore College held one on Miley Cyrus. A few years ago Rice University listed a course devoted to "the mythology, symbolism, and history of Batman."

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  3. Rogene Gee Calvert: About helping othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | China Daily

    ... Center which focused on mental health. "So the Asian community contracted Professor Stephen Klineberg of Rice University to conduct citywide demographic research on Asians and the results came out in 1995. We found that nine out of 10 Asians were ...

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  4. Nominations for Three SC15 Awards due July 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... service or mentoring contributions. The award was established in memory of Ken Kennedy, the founder of Rice University's nationally ranked computer science program and one of the world's foremost experts on high performance computing. Awardees ...

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  5. The Five Best Things to do in Houston This Weekend: & Take Mom AlongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Houston Press

    ... and how they live their daily life." (The festival continues with several more screenings through May 23 at Rice University.) Portraying Palestinian lives around the globe is the main aim of the Palestinian Film Festival, says AbuSharekh. There is a ...

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  6. Gay acceptance in Harris CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Off the Kuff

    Harris County, once known as reliably conservative, has become increasingly progressive on social issues such as same-sex marriage and the death penalty, according to a new poll by Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research. The shifting cultural consensus reflects changes in public attitudes across the country but stands apart from Republican-led Texas as a whole.

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  7. Grammy Award-Winning Violinist James Ehnes Returns to Houston This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... change. Prior to the weekend performances featuring Ehnes, Andrs and the Houston Symphony take the stage at Rice University's Stude Concert Hall at the Shepherd School of Music on Thursday, May 7, for " Musically Speaking with Andrs ." Andrs will be ...

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  8. Netanyahu Coalition Seen Keeping U.S.-Israel Relations FrostyRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Bloomberg

    ... Djerejian, a former U.S. ambassador to Israel who is director of the Baker Institute for Public Policy at Rice University in Houston. For one thing, the new coalition probably dashes whatever hopes Obama and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry may ...

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  9. Houston Palestine Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Houston Press

    ... and how they live their daily life." (The festival continues with several more screenings through May 23 at Rice University.) Portraying Palestinian lives around the globe is the main aim of the Palestinian Film Festival, says AbuSharekh. There is a ...

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  10. How the human brain separates the ability to talk and writeRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | PressReleasePoint

    While the human ability to write evolved from the ability to speak, writing and speaking are supported by entirely different parts of the brain, according to new research from Rice University, Johns Hopkins University and Columbia University. The research shows that it is possible for stroke victims who cannot speak a grammatically correct sentence to write it perfectly, and vice versa.

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  11. Tax cut spat threatens to engulf Legislature's sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Dallas Morning News

    ... cut the business-franchise or "margins" tax. "The difficulty is, there is no room for compromise," said Rice University political scientist Mark Jones. "It's either one or the other. There is not enough money to provide meaningful sales tax relief ...

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  12. Matthew Jensen's first exhibition at Yancey Richardson Gallery opens in New YorkRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Art Daily

    ... to Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Matthew Jensen received an MFA from the University of Connecticut and a BA from Rice University. His work has been included in exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Brooklyn Museum, MASS MoCA, the ...

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  13. Zoologger: Necrophiliac spider mite prefers its mate deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | New Scientist

    ... chemicals that are attractive to spider mites," Trandem says. This is feasible, says Kelly Weinersmith of Rice University in Houston, Texas, but she adds that follow-up studies are needed to confirm it. "There is definitely evidence of parasites ...

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  14. Scientists use light to probe acoustic tuning in gold nanodisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Science Daily

    ... open doors for new applications of photonics ranging from molecular sensing to wireless communications. Rice University researchers (clockwise from front) Man-Nung Su, Wei-Shun Chang and Fangfang Wen discovered a new method to tune the light-induced ...

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  15. What to Say in Your 1, 5, 10, or 20 Minute PitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Bplans Blog

    ... Palo Alto Software founder Tim Berry shares a great example of an impactful one-minute speech from the Rice University business pitch competition. There's no better way to learn than mimicking something that worked! A five minute pitch is when you ...

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  16. Capturing the Full and Unrealized Value of Biofuels -- Market Mechanisms are NeededRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Forbes.com

    ... of energy markets. Independently and through collaborations with other Baker Institute programs and fellows, Rice University faculty, and scholars from around the world, the Baker Institute CES employs rigorous economic modeling and forecasting in a ...

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  17. St. Mary's graduates' earnings among best in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Business Journal

    ... e 17th highest in the nation. That is higher than Harvard, Notre Dame, Yale and every school in Texas except Rice University. "It is gratifying - " but not surprising - " that our alumni do so well in their professions,"...

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  18. Students Design Space-Bound Furniture for NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | PSFK

    Rice University announced that a team of five seniors in its mechanical engineering program created a table-and-chair set for extra-planetary use in response to NASA directives. Using Rice's Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen , the Lunar Lounger team created the furniture as its Capstone project, and designed the pieces to be lightweight and able to be packed flat for easier transport to Mars or beyond.

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  19. Susan Conry to be Named Professor Emerita at Clarkson UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    ... chapter.” Conry received her Ph.D. and master of science degree, both in electrical engineering, from Rice University. She received her bachelor of arts degree in mathematics from Rice University. Thousands of readers like you have made ...

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  20. Texas Solar Company Circular Energy Appoints New CFORead the original story

    Monday May 4 | PR Log

    ... a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Texas, Austin and a M.B.A. in Quantitative Marketing from Rice University. About Circular Energy Circular Energy is changing the way business owners buy energy. With offices across the state of Texas and ...

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