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  • The United States should not engage in the Nigerian civil war, according to a new policy paper from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The paper examines the implications of the civil war currently underway in Nigeria between the Salafi-jihadi group popularly called Boko Haram and the country's military.

    Baker Institute paper: No need yet for US to engage in Nigerian civil war

    The United States should not engage in the Nigerian civil war, according to a new policy paper from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy. The paper examines the implications of the civil war currently underway in Nigeria between the Salafi-jihadi group popularly called Boko Haram and the country's military.

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  • During final exam days, Rice students had the opportunity to mingle and de-stress with dogs and cats of various breeds at Fondren Library Dec. 11-13.

    Who let the dogs and cats in?

    During final exam days, Rice students had the opportunity to mingle and de-stress with dogs and cats of various breeds at Fondren Library Dec. 11-13.

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  • Rice University will go into hibernation for winter break Dec. 25 through Jan. 4. Several schedule changes will occur during the recess: No Rice News...

    No Rice News during winter recess, other campus schedule changes

    Rice University will go into hibernation for winter break Dec. 25 through Jan. 4. Several schedule changes will occur during the recess: No Rice News...

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  • The spring course catalog for the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies will be hitting mailboxes this week, and it’s chock-full of interesting offerings, from Space Exploration in the 21st Century, Understanding Microbes from Gut to Globe and Unlocking the Mysteries of Sharks to courses in arts, humanities and sciences, foreign languages and personal and professional development.

    Continuing Studies to offer bounty of courses this spring

    The spring course catalog for the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies will be hitting mailboxes this week, and it’s chock-full of interesting offerings, from Space Exploration in the 21st Century, Understanding Microbes from Gut to Globe and Unlocking the Mysteries of Sharks to courses in arts, humanities and sciences, foreign languages and personal and professional development.

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  • Rice University's Evgeni Penev, a research scientist in the lab of theoretical physicist Boris Yakobson, created the stunning "Matrix"-style image on the cover of the current print issue of the journal Nano Letters.

    Phosphorus ‘rain’

    Rice University's Evgeni Penev, a research scientist in the lab of theoretical physicist Boris Yakobson, created the stunning "Matrix"-style image on the cover of the current print issue of the journal Nano Letters.

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