Cooke Prize for Equity in Educational Excellence:
Rice is a finalist for $1 million Cooke Prize (Rice News)
Baker Institute Board of Advisors adds three new members (Rice News)
William Phillips (1919 - 2017):
On April 18, “Captain” Billy Phillips (USMC RET) passed away. Raised in Houston, he attended Rice (class of 1941) and served as a B25 pilot in the war. The “high point of his working career was the foundry he built in Richmond”. Also, he was an avid outdoorsman and he enjoyed the beach house he built in Galveston. Click here for the Chronicle obituary.
Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Rattletrap".