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Houston — the Mecca of Air Hockey

Posted on · We all know Houston is Space City, the energy capital, and – of course — it’s a mecca for air hockey. Wait – what now? It turns out competitive air hockey got its start at the University of Houston in the 1970s. The city has hosted the world championship tournament numerous times — including just […]

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Rice University President David Leebron, and Air Hockey: Monday’s Show (December 19, 2016)

Posted on · In October, Rice University President David Leebron became chair of the Association of American Universities Board of Directors, an organization focused on issues important to 62 public and private research-intensive universities. And along with that honor, Rice has garnered other critical praise this past year– the announcement of Dr. Rebecca Richards-Kortum as the first Houston scientist, […]