Baker Institute Civic Scientist Lecture Series:Next up in the Baker Institute Civic Scientist Lecture Series is National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt this Friday, October 21 at 8:30 am in Dore Commons, James A Baker III Hall. The event is free and open to the public but registration is required. Read more
.Frank "Bill" Sharp:On October 8, Frank “Bill” Sharp passed away at the age of 76. He received 2 engineering degrees from Rice in 1962 and 1963 and a MBA from UH in 1978. He enjoyed an engineering career in Houston and Shawnee KS until 1999. In retirement, he and his wife of 53 years Mary traveled including visiting every national park and retracing the Lewis & Clark trail from the Missouri to the Pacific. Click here for the Kansas City Star obituary. Rice History Corner:
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latest blog entry entitled "Uncle Tom's Cabin, 1953".