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July 24, 2014

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Trivia Question:
First, my apologies to Bob Reinhold who also correctly answered Tuesday's trivia question.

Name the mayor of a city in Mississippi who started to earn a law degree from Rice.  Email your answer here.

July 23, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
William Ward Watkin
, who was the original Supervising Architect beginning in 1910 for the construction of the initial buildings of Rice and was the first chairman of the Rice Architecture Department (a position he held for some 40 years until his death in 1952), also planned the master campus and designed the seal for Texas Tech.

This week, Rice Historical Society members are receiving the latest Cornerstone, entirely devoted to Watkin, together with a reprint of the “Brochure of the Work of Wm Ward Watkin Architect” originally published the 1920s.

Way to go, John Wolda, Ann Bixby, Ted Richard, Bev Schorre, Sallie Schwall, Joe Welsh, John Montana, Mike Ross, Tre Fischer, Rick Sheridan, Guy Jackson, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Guy Rollins, Jim Woodruff, Susan Zimmerman, Kirwin Drouet, Kathleen Boyd, Mike Rash, Nancy Burch, David Ownby, Peter Fasullo, Betty Bixby, Melinda Clark, Rilda Whitmire, Hugh Welsh, Jim Hruzek and Dick Sylvan! 

Next trivia question tomorrow!

July 22, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Who designed the Texas Tech seal?  Email your answer here.

July 19, 2014

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
47  Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
46  Bev Schorre, Bryant Wilkinson
45  Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
44  Rod Boane
43  Guy Rollins

July 18, 2014

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Guest Trivia Answer:
First, thanks to John Montana for the guest trivia question!

Since May 23, Brock Holt leads Major League Baseball in hits (71), ahead of Adrian Beltre (70), Jose Altuve (67) … and Anthony Rendon (55). 

Way to go, John Wolda, Peter Fasullo, Mark Antweil, Joe Welsh, Ted Richard, Martin Kaplan, Rod Boane, Guy Rollins, John Webb, Dick Fuqua, Tom Stallings, Bob Reinhold, Jim Woodruff, Harvin Moore, Ben Mayberry, Steve Brown, Gene Walker, Mike Ross, Bryant Wilkinson, Jimmy Disch, Vicki Bretthauer, Ann Bixby, Bev Schorre, Frank Jones, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Nancy Burch, Josh Schaffer, Betty Bixby, Randy Schaffer, Joe Durrenberger and Rick Sheridan! 

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!

July 17, 2014

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Guest Trivia Question:
Who leads Major League Baseball in hits since May 23?  Email your answer here.

July 16, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Mario Götze, the son of Rice DSP alumnus Jürgen Götze, scored the decisive goal for Germany against Argentina in the World Cup final on Sunday. From 1995 to 1996, he was a postdoc researcher with the Digital Signal Processing (DSP) group of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Rice.  Read more.

Way to go, Mike Ross, John Wolda, Ted Richard, Tre Fischer, Joe Welsh, Rick Sheridan, Peter Fasullo, Guy Rollins, Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, Pat Martin, Bev Schorre, Ann Bixby, Bryant Wilkinson, Rod Boane, Melinda Clark and Sallie Schwall!

Next trivia question tomorrow!

July 15, 2014

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Trivia Question:
Name the Rice DSP alumnus whose son played in the World Cup final on Sunday.  Email your answer here.

July 12, 2014

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Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
45  Ann Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
44  Bev Schorre, Bryant Wilkinson
43  Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
42  Rod Boane
41  Guy Rollins

July 11, 2014

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Trivia Answer:
Suzanne Boue ’91, the Director of Alumni Engagement in the Rice Alumni Office, worked as a Marketing and Community Representative for the Chicago Cubs in 1994. 

Way to go, John Wolda, Peter Fasullo, Bob Reinhold, Donald Bowers, Guy Rollins, Tre Fischer, Rod Boane, Scott Wise, Rick Sheridan, Ann Bixby, Tom Stallings, Bev Schorre, Mike Ross, Melinda Clark, Betty Bixby, Bryant Wilkinson, Sallie Schwall and Rilda Whitmire! 

Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow and next trivia question next Tuesday!
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