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November 27, 2014

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Ka-Yiu Sun:
Ka-Yiu Sun named AAAS Fellow (Rice News)

254 Texas Courthouses:
Leonard Lane has completed the webpage for Upshur County.  Check it out.

Nick Dameris (1930 - 2014):
On November 24, Nick Dameris passed away.  A native Houstonian, he graduated from Rice in 1953.  He “started his career as a civil engineer at Hughes Tool followed by over 30 years at Texas Instruments”.  Also, he was very active in his church.  He is survived by, among others, his wife of 51 years, Katherine.   Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Thanksgiving Reunion, 1924".

November 26, 2014

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The Best Colleges For The Money:
Where to go to college to make the most money - for each major (Washington Post)

Elaine Britt:
Britt's benefits to Rice (Rice News)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Research Apparatus, 1921".

Thanksgiving:
Holidays Here At Last (Woodson Research Center)

November 25, 2014

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Inside Rice:
Video: Fall 2014 Edition with Gabe Baker (Rice News)

Lloyd Bolton (1926 - 2014):
On November 20, Lloyd Bolton passed away.  A native Houstonian, he attended Rice until 1944.  After the V-5 Naval Flight School Program and military service, he returned to Rice and graduated in 1949.  While at Rice, he met his future wife of 60 years, Georgiana (Ann) Putney (class of 1950).  He enjoyed a successful career in banking including 30 years with Texas Commerce Bank.  A son-in-law, Robert Ladd ’78, is a member of the Council of Overseers of the Jones School.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Mrs. Lovett cordially invites you ..."

November 24, 2014

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Jordan Miller:
Print Thyself (New Yorker)

Lynn Laverty Elsenhans '78:
Lynn Laverty Elsenhans, Jones 1978, will be one of the three honorees at BioHouston’s annual Luncheon Honoring Women in Science, to be held January 23, 2015.  Read more.

November 23, 2014

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BiRD CLOUD:
Rice building on-ramp to cloud computing (Rice News)

Glasscock School:
2015 Sneak Peak (Rice News)

Margaret Shroff (1930 - 2014):
On November 16, Margaret Shroff passed away.  A native Houstonian, he earned a BA in English from Rice in 1951.  She was a caterer, author and a leader. Also, she was active in her church.   Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

November 22, 2014

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Nursery of the Future:
UNICEF report features Rice's 'Nursery of the Future' (Rice News)

Gregory Catsinas (1924 - 2014):
On November 12, Gregory Catsinas passed away.  A native Houstonian, he earned a BA in Chemical Engineering from Rice in 1950.  He enjoyed a long career in the oil and gas industry.  Also, he was active in his church.  He is survived by, among others, his wife of 60 years, Helen.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled: Friday Afternoon Follies: Girls Talk".

November 21, 2014

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David Rhodes '96:
Effective January 1, 2015, David Rhodes ‘96, President of CBS News, will assume sole leadership of the news division.  Read more.

Howard Goldman '87:
Navy Capt. Howard Goldman ’87 assumed command of the Naval Undersea Water Center Newport Division.  Read more. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Before there was ktru . . . "

November 20, 2014

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Jun Lou:
Unconventional solar power (Rice News)

Lauren McFerran '98:
President Obama has nominated Lauren McFerran ’98 to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Presently, she serves as chief labor counsel for the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.  Read more. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Wiess College Luminaries".

November 19, 2014

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Vikas Mittal:
Keeping it clean (Rice News)

The Rice Thresher:
The Rice Thresher published yesterday.  You can check it out here.

David Heymann:
David Heymann, Lovett class of 1982 (transferred to Cooper Union for his degree) and married to Sandra Fiedorek, Jones 1980, is now an architecture professor at UT and just published another book: My Beautiful Austin, a fictional book about architecture and clients.  Read more.

 

November 18, 2014

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Jacob Robinson:
Grant to Rice fast tracks cell-sorting advance (Rice News)

A Night to Remember:
McMurtry, Ossana and Broyles thrill gala crowd (CultureMap)

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