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October 5, 2015(1)

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Malcolm Gillis (1940 - 2015):
In memoriam: President Emeritus Malcolm Gillis (Rice News)

254 Texas Courthouses:
Leonard Lane '74 has completed the webpage for Hale County.  Check it out.

October 4, 2015

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Mark Flood:
Mark Flood
(known as John Peters when he was at Rice), Hanszen (class of 1980), is featured in an Art of America article here.

Dick Mattiza (1919 - 2015):
On September 14, Dick Mattiza passed away.  A native Louisianan, he earned a BS in Chemical Engineering from Rice in 1941.  He enjoyed a career with Pittsburg Plate Glass.  He is predeceased, by among others, his wife of  63 years, Josephine.  His favorite past times were hunting and fishing.  Click here for the Midland Reporter-Telegram obituary.

October 3, 2015

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Art at Rice:
'Intersections' installation opens (Rice News)
Rice Public Art presents 'Loose Ends' (Rice News)

Raymond Kopecky (1921 - 2015):
On September 25, Raymond Kopecky passed away.  A native Texan, he served in WWI and then  earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rice in 1948.  He worked as a professional engineer for Armco Steel for 34 years.  His wife of 69 years, Norma Jean, predeceased him in June.  Click here for The Pasadena Citizen obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Rice Owl Tanning Club, c1985".

October 2, 2015

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The President's Lecture Series:
Next up in the President’s Lectures Series is Mario Vargas Llosa, Nobel Laureate in Literature, 2010 (Biography) on Saturday, October 31.  Click here to read more and/or register.   

Rice's Official Cat Video Librarian:

Q&A with Anna Shparberg (Catster)

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

October 1, 2015

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The Coalition:
Rice joins new coalition to improve college admission process (Rice News)

Mike McCracken '61:
McCracken, economic modeling pioneer, has died (The Globe and Mail)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "One of the brightest stars in Texas athletic competition".

September 30, 2015

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David Eagleman '93:
The ARA invites you to attend a viewing party for the two-part premiere of David Eagleman’s “The Brain” on PBS on Wednesday, October 14 from 8 to 10 pm, at The Gorgeous Gael, 5555 Morningside Dr.  Click here for more information and/or to register for this free event.  Also, click here to read the Houstonia article entitled "The Brain Man of Baylor".

Ruth Pfeiffer (1919 - 2015):
On September 21, Ruth Pfeiffer passed away.  She was married to longtime CAAM professor Paul Pfeiffer for 70 years when he passed away in 2012.   Theirs “was a lifetime of extraordinary service to early childhood education, to the Methodist Church and to Rice University”.  Also, two of their children graduated from Rice, Paul Pfeiffer in 1967 and Marilyn Vaughan in 1970.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Behind the Chemistry Building".

September 29, 2015

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Smartest Colleges (Thanks, John Montana!):
According to this list, Rice ranks no. 11 among the 610 smartest colleges in America.

Margaret Lewis:
Margaret Lewis recently passed away.  A fifth-generation Texan, she earned a BA in Liberal Arts from Rice in 1938.  A homemaker, she is predeceased by, among others, her brother Dr. William Strozier ’32 and her sister Rosamunde Stewart ’33.  Click here for The Courier of Montgomery County obituary.

September 28, 2015

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Ken Kennedy Award Lecture, Tomorrow:
Next up in the Ken Kennedy Award Lecture Series is MIT Professor Charles Leiserson tomorrow at 4 pm at McMurtry Auditorium in Duncan Hall.  Read more.

Glasscock School:
Master of Liberal Studies program celebrates milestone (Rice News)

Kristine Sarah Tarabetz (1966 - 2015):
On August 16, Kristine Sarah Tarabetz passed away. A native of Connecticut, she earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering from MIT and a master’s degree in environmental engineering from Rice in 1993.  She enjoyed a career “designing and implementing solutions to environmental contaminations”.  Also, she was a talented musician.  Click here for The Day obituary.

September 27, 2015

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Baker Institute: 
McNair Foundation fund new center for entrepreneurship (Rice News)

Rice Theatre:
”Much Ado About Nothing” will play at Rice October 2-10.  Read more.

September 26, 2015

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Shepherd School:
Orchestras to perform season debut concerts Oct 2-4 (Rice News)

KTRU due back on FM dial next Friday (Houston Press)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled Exercise in Futility: Italian Cypress Edition".
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