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  • When senior Claire Uke broke Regina Cavanaugh’s ’87 29-year-old Rice record in the shot put at the 2015 C-USA Indoor Championships, her mind was in another place.

    Record-breaker: Claire Uke

    When senior Claire Uke broke Regina Cavanaugh’s ’87 29-year-old Rice record in the shot put at the 2015 C-USA Indoor Championships, her mind was in another place.

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  • Timothy Morton holds the Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice, where he also is the director of English undergraduate studies. Since coming to Rice in 2012, Morton has been building programs in ecological theory, energy and sustainability. He is the author of many books, including “Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World” (2013) and blogs daily at www.ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com.

    Unconventional wisdom: The philosopher

    Timothy Morton holds the Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice, where he also is the director of English undergraduate studies. Since coming to Rice in 2012, Morton has been building programs in ecological theory, energy and sustainability. He is the author of many books, including “Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World” (2013) and blogs daily at www.ecologywithoutnature.blogspot.com.

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  • President David Leebron and senior administrators dished up cool treats so that Rice employees could create their own sundaes with toppings provided at the annual Ice Cream Social hosted by the Staff Advisory Committee July 16.

    Sweet treats

    President David Leebron and senior administrators dished up cool treats so that Rice employees could create their own sundaes with toppings provided at the annual Ice Cream Social hosted by the Staff Advisory Committee July 16.

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  • For the past six years in July, Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business has turned into a two-week hub for talented leaders in public K-12 schools who are eager to learn about applying management and leadership concepts to their organizations. New this year, the Rice University Education Entrepreneurship Program invited a group of district central-office teams from the Houston area for the inaugural, one-day Senior Leader Summer Institute.

    REEP convenes Houston-area education leaders

    For the past six years in July, Rice’s Jones Graduate School of Business has turned into a two-week hub for talented leaders in public K-12 schools who are eager to learn about applying management and leadership concepts to their organizations. New this year, the Rice University Education Entrepreneurship Program invited a group of district central-office teams from the Houston area for the inaugural, one-day Senior Leader Summer Institute.

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  • By comparing and analyzing the signals of individual neurons in animals undergoing behavioral tests, neuroscientists at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Geneva and University of Rochester have deciphered the code that the brain uses to make the most of its inherently "noisy" neuronal circuits.

    Neuroscientists decipher brain’s noisy code

    By comparing and analyzing the signals of individual neurons in animals undergoing behavioral tests, neuroscientists at Rice University, Baylor College of Medicine, the University of Geneva and University of Rochester have deciphered the code that the brain uses to make the most of its inherently "noisy" neuronal circuits.

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  • Three-dimensional structures of boron nitride sheets and nanotubes may offer a way to keep small electronic devices cool, according to scientists at Rice University.

    ‘White graphene’ structures can take the heat

    Three-dimensional structures of boron nitride sheets and nanotubes may offer a way to keep small electronic devices cool, according to scientists at Rice University.

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  • Rice University is featured in the 2016 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges and also appears on Money magazine’s Best Colleges list.

    Rice featured by Fiske Guide and Money magazine

    Rice University is featured in the 2016 edition of Fiske Guide to Colleges and also appears on Money magazine’s Best Colleges list.

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