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Professor Geoff Winningham's Book Wins Texas State Historical Association's Ron Tyler Award
Professor Geoff Winningham's latest book, "Traveling the Shore of the Spanish Sea: The Gulf Coast of Texas and Mexico", published by Texas A&M University Press, is the recipient of the Texas State Historical Association's Ron Tyler Award for the Best Illustrated Book on Texas History and Culture for 2010. »
Feminist Economics Publishing Special Issue with Support of Ford Foundation
The International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) and its Rice University-based journal, Feminist Economics, have received a $250,000 grant from the Ford Foundation, enabling the publication of a special issue of the journal on Land, Gender, and Food Security.  »
Alexander Byrd's Book Awarded AHA's Wesley-Logan Book Prize for 2009
Professor Alexander Byrd's book Captives and Voyagers has won the American Historical Association's Wesley-Logan for 2009. »
George Sher Publishes "Who Knew? Responsibility Without Awareness"
 Oxford University published George Sher's "Responsibility Without Awareness"in August 2009. »
Edward Snow Publishes Translation of Rilke's Poetry
North Point Press has published The Poetry of Rilke, translated and edited by Edward Snow, Professor of English and Mary Gibbs Endowed Chair in Humanities, with an introduction by Adam Zagajewski. The first review of the book appeared in the Wall Street Journal on October 10, 2009. »
Meng Yeh Awarded Star Grant
Meng Yeh, lecturer in Chinese, will receive a $200,000 Star Grant to promote Chinese language education in Texas through teacher and student programs in the summer of 2009.  It will provide free workshops for 50 teachers and summer classes for 350-400 middle/high school students in the greater Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio areas. »
Campbell Lecture Series
 The 2009 Campbell Lecture Series will be held October 27, 28, and 29th in Herring Hall 100.  For more information visit http://campbell.rice.edu »
VADA Events Chosen as Best Bet by Houston Chronicle
Two events hosted by the Visual and Dramatic Arts Department were chosen by the Houston Chronicle as Best Bets, as published in the September 27 print-version of the paper.  »
Professor Sparagana in group show at CTRL Gallery
Professor Sparagana's new series "The Crisis Professionals" will be part of a group show at the CTRL Gallery in Houston. »
Karin Broker Exhibits in ''A Room of Her Own''
Karin Broker, Professor of Printmaking and Drawing, will have art displayed in the McClain Gallery exhibit, "A Room of Her Own" from October 15, 2009 through January 2, 2010. »
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