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Outstanding Women in Science Seminar Series

Posted by SigmaXi RiceU/TX MedCtrChapter on Sunday, February 2, 2014, In : Partnership Events 

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Anthropogenic Climate Change: Is Extreme Weather the New Norm?

Posted by Sigma Xi RUTMC on Monday, February 18, 2013, In : Rice / TMC Chapter of Sigma Xi Banquet: Annual Awards Ceremony and New Members Induction 
The last couple of years have seen a worldwide eruption of extreme weather events:  floods, droughts, heat waves, heavy snowstorms and hurricanes of uncommon strength in uncommon places.  During this same period public opinion in the United States has shown a perceptible shift from denial to the acceptance of global climate change.  This shift can be observed in public opinion polls as well as heard in political rhetoric such as President Obama’s inaugural address.   The question emerges: ...
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Chief Justice of the US John G. Roberts Jr. is one of five speakers for Rice’s Centennial Lecture Series

Posted by Sigma Xi RUTMC on Monday, August 27, 2012, In : Local News 

Chief Justice of the US John G. Roberts Jr. is one of five speakers for Rice's Centennial Lecture Series 

Dyson, Jackson, Koolhaas and Venter will also speak at Rice


HOUSTON – (Aug. 9, 2012) – Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts Jr. is one of five highly acclaimed leaders who will participate in Rice University’s Centennial Lecture Series in October. Rice is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

The series also will bring to campus international angel investor E...


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