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May 21, 2015

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Chandra Sekhar Tiwary:
Seashell strength inspires stress tests (Rice News)

Kristin Rozier '10:
CEAS Professor Works With NASA to Solve Complex Issues (UC News)

Daniel McGown Jr (1943 - 2015):
On April 28, Daniel McGown Jr passed away.  He graduated from Sewanee in 1965 and from Rice in 1969 with a degree in architecture.  In 1977, he moved to Nashville where he practiced architecture until he retired.  Click here for The Tennessean obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "William Ward Watkin and Friends at the Alhambra, c1920".

May 20, 2015

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Fathi Ghorbel:
Ghorbel named American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow (Rice News)

Vicki Colvin:
Colvin to step down as provost (Brown News)

Patrick Walsh (1954 - 2015):
On May 1, Patrick Walsh passed away.  He received a BA in biology and psychology from Rice in 1976, a MA in microbiology from UT in 1984 and a medical degree from UT Galveston in 1988.  He taught at the University of Colorado School of Medicine until December 2001 and then he was in private practice in Fort Worth until the present.  Click here for the Star-Telegram obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Homecoming 1961".

May 19, 2015

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Rice Commencement:
Powell's lessons in leadership hit home (Rice News)
Cortez Honored with Powell Commencement Award for Leadership (Rice News)

Elizabeth Gillis Award:
HR's Jana Callan recognized with Elizabeth Gillis Award (Rice News)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Claude Bracey at Soldier Field, 1928".

 

May 15, 2015

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The Doerr Institute for New Leaders: 
Ann and John Doerr donate $50MM to develop new leaders at Rice (Rice News)

Rice Philharmonics:
20 years of 'Owl Cappella' with the Phils (Rice News)

University of Texas:
Fenves declined $1MM for top UT job (Austin American-Statesman)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "The 1978 ARA Distinguished Alumnus Award Winners".

May 14, 2015

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The Doerr Institute for New Leaders:
Rice creates new leadership institute (Inside Higher Ed)
Rice to launch leadership institute with historic gift (Houston Chronicle)

Baylor College of Medicine:
Rice, BCM sign interinstitutional agreement (Rice News)

Susie Abright (1946 - 2015):
On April 10, Susie Abright passed away.  A native Texan, she graduated from Rice in 1968 with a BA in Biochemistry and from UT in 1978 with a MA in Community and Regional Planning.  After working for various employers, she enjoyed a 25-year career with TxDOT. Also, she “was a lover of theatre, opera, art, literature, and Southwest history and culture.  Click here for the Austin American-Statesman obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Obsolete Technology: Reel to Reel".

May 13, 2015

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Krishna Palem (Thanks, Guy Rollins!):
A Climate-Modeling Strategy That Won't Hurt the Climate (New York Times)

US Colleges with the best food (Thanks, John Montana!):
According to one list, Rice ranks no. 6 among the top 50 US colleges with the best food.  Read more. 

Daniel McGown Jr (1943 - 2015):
On April 28, Daniel McGown Jr passed away.  A native Tennessean, he graduated from Sewanee in 1965 and from Rice in 1970 with a bachelor’s degree in Architecture.  He enjoyed a career in architecture in Memphis and Nashville.  He “was a great lover of literature, art and thoughtful discussions over cocktails”.  Click here for The Commercial Appeal obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Inclement Weather Plan".

May 12, 2015

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Town Hall:
Leebron highlights innovation at spring town hall (Rice News)

Commencement:
1924 Commencement (Woodson Research Center)

Jane Spargo McGregor:
On May 1, Jane Spargo McGregor passed away at the age of 80.  A native North Carolinian, she graduated from Rice in 1957 with a BA in Psychology.  She was a craftsperson and was active in the community.  Also, she loved reading and being outside in nature.  Click here for the Syracuse Post Standard obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Campus Map, undated".

May 11, 2015

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ARA Laureates Dinner, May 16:
ARA to honor 12 at upcoming dinner (Rice News)

Marion Lindell (1926 - 2015):
On April 16, Marion Lindell passed away.  A native Texan, she graduated from Rice in 1945.  Wit her husband, she formed the Lindell-Keys Advertising Agency.  Also, she was an avid world traveler and a former pilot and photographer.   Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

May 10, 2015

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Simon Fischer-Baum:
How the brain separates the ability to talk and write (Rice News)

Department of State Critical Language Scholarships:
Three Rice students win CLS (Rice News)

Austin Anthis (1928 - 2015):
On April 22, Austin Anthis passed away.  A native Oklahoman, he graduated from Rice in 1950 with a BS in Chemical Engineering and then earned a masters and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from Lawrence College in Wisconsin.  He was an accomplished professional engineer and also was very active in his church.  He is preceded in death by, among others, his wife of 53 years, Norma Ann.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

May 9, 2015

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Baker Institute:
Mexico's future in focus at Baker Institute May 18 (Rice News)

Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen:
Monkey see puzzle, monkey do, monkey eat (Rice News)

Forrest Howard (1925 - 2015):
On April 21, Forrest Howard passed away.  A native Texan, he graduated from Rice in 1947 with a BS in Chemical Engineering.  He enjoyed a career in the petroleum industry.  Click here for the Dallas Morning News obituary. 

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