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  • Members of the Rice and Greater Houston communities descended upon the Rice Media Center Feb. 15, 17 and 18 to join Los Angeles-based Sumi Ink Club artists in creating a drawing painted with brush and ink on the center's gallery walls. The participatory public art project drew more than 150 people over the three days, including a group of 28 eighth-graders from a local middle school.

    Sumi Ink Club makes its mark at Rice

    Members of the Rice and Greater Houston communities descended upon the Rice Media Center Feb. 15, 17 and 18 to join Los Angeles-based Sumi Ink Club artists in creating a drawing painted with brush and ink on the center's gallery walls. The participatory public art project drew more than 150 people over the three days, including a group of 28 eighth-graders from a local middle school.

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  • A new theoretical approach clarifies interactions between motor proteins and yields the discovery that both weak and strong forces influence how they keep a cell's transport system robust.

    Motor proteins prefer slow, steady movement

    A new theoretical approach clarifies interactions between motor proteins and yields the discovery that both weak and strong forces influence how they keep a cell's transport system robust.

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  • Rice University physicist Wei Li is among the 126 American and Canadian scholars awarded 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships. The prestigious fellowships, awarded annually since 1955 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, are given to early career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential mark them as rising stars.

    Rice physicist Wei Li named Sloan fellow

    Rice University physicist Wei Li is among the 126 American and Canadian scholars awarded 2015 Sloan Research Fellowships. The prestigious fellowships, awarded annually since 1955 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, are given to early career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential mark them as rising stars.

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  • Feb. 23: Kinder Institute for Urban Research screens ‘The Texas Promise‘ Feb. 23: Computational and Applied Mathematics’s ‘Robust Subspace Recovery’ Feb. 23: Civil and Environmental...

    Coming events

    Feb. 23: Kinder Institute for Urban Research screens ‘The Texas Promise‘ Feb. 23: Computational and Applied Mathematics’s ‘Robust Subspace Recovery’ Feb. 23: Civil and Environmental...

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  • The Rice community will soon have a new option for getting to the BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC). The Rice Transportation Department will begin an experimental BRC Express service March 2.

    New BRC Express shuttle route to begin March 2

    The Rice community will soon have a new option for getting to the BioScience Research Collaborative (BRC). The Rice Transportation Department will begin an experimental BRC Express service March 2.

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