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  • Human Resources is sponsoring free flu shots for all benefits-eligible faculty, staff and retirees. Spouses, domestic partners and nonbenefits-eligible faculty and staff may purchase the vaccine for $25, payable by cash, check or credit card.

    Flu shots available Sept. 29-Oct. 3

    Human Resources is sponsoring free flu shots for all benefits-eligible faculty, staff and retirees. Spouses, domestic partners and nonbenefits-eligible faculty and staff may purchase the vaccine for $25, payable by cash, check or credit card.

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  • One-third of men in academic science are willing to scale back their careers to focus on family life, according to a new study from Rice University, Pennsylvania State University and Southern Methodist University that suggests traditional family roles may be shifting.

    One-third of male academic scientists willing to scale back career to focus on family

    One-third of men in academic science are willing to scale back their careers to focus on family life, according to a new study from Rice University, Pennsylvania State University and Southern Methodist University that suggests traditional family roles may be shifting.

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  • Rice University's Jeff Nittrouer has studied river delta formation the world over, and he's hoping his next project, an in-depth look at China's Yellow River, will offer new ideas about how to restore vanishing delta landscapes worldwide, including the largest in North America, the Mississippi River Delta.

    River of many returns

    Rice University's Jeff Nittrouer has studied river delta formation the world over, and he's hoping his next project, an in-depth look at China's Yellow River, will offer new ideas about how to restore vanishing delta landscapes worldwide, including the largest in North America, the Mississippi River Delta.

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  • A $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant to two Rice University computer science groups will allow them to build cloud-computing tools to help analyze evolutionary patterns.

    Cloud-computing revolution applies to evolution

    A $1.1 million National Science Foundation grant to two Rice University computer science groups will allow them to build cloud-computing tools to help analyze evolutionary patterns.

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