A Continued Cultivation of the Classics
As an undergraduate, Susannah Wright participated in the university’s Center for Civic Leadership Century Scholars program, which matches select first-year students with faculty mentors. She chose Scott McGill, Professor of Classical Studies, as her faculty mentor and throughout her time at Rice, the two developed a research partnership founded on their shared interests in Latin literature, epic poetry, linguistics and translations. Read more >>
Despite moving to a remote format, the Houston Jewish History Archive is as busy as ever with two new projects that are documenting the experiences of Jewish Houstonians amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
During her senior year at Rice, Katie Webber (Martel College ’19) was among the first group of students to intern in the Houston Jewish History Archive, a collection of historical materials related to and sourced from the Jewish communities in and around Houston.
Both native Houstonians and members of the local Jewish community, Edith and Bernard Stolbun held deep interests in the histories of their community and family.
“This is a really exciting moment … we're beginning to change the way that Texas Jewish history is preserved and studied." -- Joshua Furman