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September 23, 2017

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Best colleges:
Rice does well in multiple rankings (Rice News)

Harlan Coben:
Harlan Coben talks about his new thriller (Houston Chronicle)

September 22, 2017

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Town Hall:
Special town hall set for Oct 3 (Rice News)

Toughest Colleges to get into in America (Thanks, Larry George!):
Hard Grader (Paper City)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "I have no recollection of what I used these for, circa, 1918-20".

September 21, 2017

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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston:
CAMH donates archives to Rice (Rice News)

Pat Cauley (1937-2017):
On September 14, Pat Cauley passed away.  A native Texan, she graduated from Rice in 1959.  She was married for 56 years to the late Jim Cauley ’58 who played baseball and football for Rice.  She enjoyed a teaching career including teaching English at Robert E Lee High School in Baytown for 20 years. Also, she was active in her church and in the community.  Click here for the obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Coach Philip Heckman Arbuckle.

September 20, 2017

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Kathryn Dunlevie '74:
Studies from Kathryn Dunlevie’s series ‘Mistick Krewes’ will be exhibited in ‘Alternative Realities (facts)’ curated by Thomas Kellner at the Pingyao International Photography Festival in Pingyao, China from September 19-26.  Click here for her website.

Alan James, PhD '74 and Gerard James, PhD '70:
Brothers share same fate as a result of same affliction (The News-Gazette)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Too much milk tends to slow a man up, 1920".

September 19, 2017

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Marisa Bono '01:
San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg recently named Marisa Bono '01 as chief of policy.  Read more.

Charles McClelland (1943-2017):
On August 21, Charles McClelland passed away.  A native of Arkansas, he earned a BA from the University of Colorado Boulder and he attended Rice (class of 1965) and UT Austin for graduate work.  From 1988 until his retirement in 1999, he worked as a mathematics editor at Holt, Rinehart & Winston.  “Astrology and philosophy were the twin passions of his life”.  He is survived by, among others, his wife Kathy.  Click here for the Austin American-Statesman obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog en try entitled "The Flopping Galosh Fad, circa 1920".

September 18, 2017

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William Marsh Rice:
117th anniversary of a murder (The Baytown Sun)

Dr Otis "Gene" Byrd Jr (1943-2017):
On August 19, Dr Otis “Gene” Byrd Jr passed away.  He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Lamar University and a Masters degree from Rice (1969) in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Engineering from Lamar University.  He was most recently an assistant professor at Lamar State College in Port Arthur.  He is survived by, among others, his wife Sally.  Click here for the Beaumont Enterprise obituary.

September 17, 2017

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Timothy Morton:
New book is a call for solidarity between humans and nonhumans (Rice News)

Tracy Park (1922-2017):
On August 7, Tracy Park passed away.  A native Texan, he earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rice in 1943.  After military service, he enjoyed a “long successful” career with Tenneco.  In retirement, he was active in the community.  He is survived by, among others, his wife Eila.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

September 16, 2017

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Antonios Mikos:
Mikos honored by International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (Rice News)

Carolyn Hohl (1923-2017):
On August 15, Carolyn Hohl passed away.  A native Houstonian, she graduated from Rice in 1944.  She was very active in her church and in the community.  She is predeceased, by among others, her husband, Roy.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary.   

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Friday Follies: Rice Institute athletes practice fly casting, 1938".

September 15, 2017

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Doerr Institute:
Kolditz wins 2017 Bennis Award for Excellence in Leadership (Rice News)

President's Lecture Series:
Haise details the harrowing story of Apollo 13 (Rice News)

What's in Woodson:
James H Chillman, Jr (1891-1972)  (Woodson Research Center)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Boulevard Service".

September 14, 2017

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Adam Cryer '01:
Baileson Brewing Celebrates Its Grand Opening in Rice Village (Houston Press)J

Shepherd School:
Shepherd School orchestras to present 2017-18 season debut concerts (Rice News)

David Minter (1935-2017):
Minter remembered for educational impact (The Rice Thresher)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest entry entitled "HA Wilson Driving Down Main Street, circa 1920".

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