Palem wins Guggenheim Fellowship (Rice News)
John Benzon (1950 - 2015):
On March 30, John Benzon passed away. A native Pennsylvanian, he earned a BA in Biology from Rice in 1972 and a graduate degree in accounting from UH in 1977. He enjoyed a 34 year career with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and, for a time, was the partner in charge of the Rice financial audit. Also, he was a long time Rice fundraising and alumni volunteer as well as an avid supporter of Rice Baseball and Rice Athletics in general. He “lived his life with enthusiasm, curiosity, intelligence, and great love”. His memorial service is at 11 am today at Christ Church Cathedral, 1117 Texas Avenue. Click here for the Chronicle obituary.
Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Jerry Lewis, 1937-2015".