The green fences by the Rice Memorial Center will soon be gone, revealing a new garden dedicated to the estate of Milus E. Hindman, a Rice alumnus. The garden will be opened in October and contains a brand new owl statue as the focal point of the space.
Last Friday at 4 p.m., students and faculty gathered in Humanities Building Room 119 to hear University of California, Berkeley Chinese Professor Wen-hsin Yeh give a lecture entitled "Of War and Peace: Relations across the Taiwan Strait."
The Information Technology department released an upgraded mobile web browser for OWL-Space. Now, anyone using a smart mobile device – from iPhones to Blackberries – can access a new version of the site that automatically senses what type of device is being used and then loads the relevant mobile-friendly display.