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Putting faith in education

...through the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools, the body whose institutions include Luther Rice University in Lithonia, Ga.; Clinton College in Rock Hill, S.C.; and Bob Jones University in Greenville, S.C.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-23/putting-faith-educati
Warning issued about oil shipped from North Dakota, Montana

...or "fracking" ? might be different.Kenneth Medlock, the senior director at the Center for Energy Studies at Rice University in Houston, noted that the volatility of crude varies from one oil field to the next and is driven largely by how...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-02/warning-issued-about-oil-s
UGA drops to 5th as 'party school'

...Food - Bowdoin College in Maine Best College Dorms - Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Happiest Students - Rice University in Texas Best Athletic Facilities - U.S. Military Academy Students reporting the highest overall satisfaction with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-08-21/uga-drops-5th-party-school
Practically human: Can smart machines do your job?

...better and cheaper."Everything that humans can do a machine can do," says Moshe Vardi, a computer scientist at Rice University in Houston. "Things are happening that look like science fiction."Google and Toyota are rolling out cars that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-28/practically-human-can-smar
Smart machines create hands-free workplaces

...All those jobs are going to disappear in the next 25 years," predicts Moshe Vardi, a computer scientist at Rice University in Houston. "Driving by people will look quaint; it will look like a horse and buggy."If automation can unseat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-09/smart-machines-create-hand
Gas demand still high as oil climbs

...gas consumption means "they're doing a lot of other things less," said Kenneth Medlock, an energy expert at Rice University. "It means they're going out to dinner less, going to the mall fewer times, going to the movies fewer times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-03-23/gas-demand-still-high-oil-
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George W. Porter (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

...into rest peacefully at home surrounded by family. George was born in Houston, TX. Following his graduation from Rice University in Chemical Engineering, he served in the U.S. Navy on a submarine during the Korean War. He had a successful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/obituaries/2011-08-28/george-w-porter-augusta-ga
Churches work toward integrating congregations

...350,000 congregations in the U.S., according to Michael Emerson, a sociology professor and co-director of Rice University's Kinder Institute for Urban Research in Houston. Ninety-two percent are homogeneous, meaning at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2011-09-30/churches-work-toward-int
Curtain falls on Davidson seniors' high school careers

...Never did I imagine I would walk out of this school as a ballerina or a film producer," said Rossi, who will attend Rice University.The best education, she said, came not from academic classes but from countless hours of music, art and theater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2012-05-21/curtain-falls-davidson-se
New technology might tap more oil

...Major oil companies, including Royal Dutch Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips and Marathon, are funding the research at Rice University. Scientists at Rice say they hope to begin field tests in the next year. The industry is also upgrading the ways...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/09/bus_543669.shtml
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