Monthly Archives: October 2023

“Campos urge bike security,” 1981

The rash of bicycle thefts on campus in the late ’70s and early ’80s wasn’t funny at all but President Hackerman’s story is definitely entertaining. This article appeared in an issue of On Campus, a charming internal publication, from the spring … Continue reading

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“Science and Engineering in Houston,” 1969

I spent a wonderful morning this week with Dieter Heymann, who taught in Rice’s Geology Department for many years. Oddly enough, he wasn’t a geologist but was recruited here by Alex Dessler, then chairman of the Space Science Department, to … Continue reading

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