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December 22, 2017

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Ed Emmett '71:
In the eye of the hurricane (Rice Magazine)

Rice Business Plan Competition:
Applications now being accepted (Rice News)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Merry Christmas to Miss Hogg, 1947".

December 21, 2017

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Mike Sohaskey '93:
Rice alum to run Houston Marathon from back to front to raise funds for Harvey relief (Rice News)

Kirschstein NRSA Fellowships:
Five Rice students win prestigious fellowships (Rice News)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Tree trimming, no date".

December 20, 2017

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Best Student Life:
Niche ranks Rice No 1 for student life for 2018 (Rice News)

Mikki Hebl:
The Missing Women (Inside Higher Ed)

What's In Woodson:
Poet's Club Books (Woodson Research Center)

December 19, 2017

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Class of 2022:
Rice admits first students through Early Decision program (Rice News0

Ben Koush '02:
Ben Koush’s new book, “Constructing Houston’s Future: The Architecture of Arthur Evan Jones and Lloyd Morgan Jones”, is the subject of a Houston Chronicle article.

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "there will be some mistletoe somewhere, 1931". 

December 18, 2017

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Great Expectations:
Eighth grader strives to succeed (Valley Morning Star)

December 17, 2017

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Caleb Everett, PhD '07:
Do You Know Numbers? (UM News)

Adam Cryer '01:
Small-batch brewing takes off in a big Texas way (Crain's)

Randol Read (1943-2017):
On December 12, Randol Read passed away.  He was a resident of Katy at the time of passing.  He earned a BA (’66), a Master of Science (’68) and a PhD (’71) from Rice in Electrical Engineering.  Click here for the obituary. 

December 16, 2017

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Edward Knightly:
Engineering Professor named ACM fellow (Rice News)

Glasscock School:
Registration is now open for spring classes at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.  Click here for the Spring 2018 catalog.

Dr. William Lorimer Jr (1946-2017):
On December 7, Dr William “Bill” Lorimer Jr passed away.  A native Virginian, he earned a BA from Rice in 1968 and a MD from Mount Sinai Medical School in New York in 1972.  He enjoyed a medical career in New York, Virginia and North Carolina.  Also, he loved to sing in choir at church, to sail and to care for his cats.  He is survived by, among others, his wife of 46 years, Marcia.  Click here for The News & Observer obituary. 

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

December 15, 2017

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Satish Nagarajaiah:
Nagarajaiah elected ASCE Fellow (Rice News)

Peter Lamy (1940-2017):
On December 7, Peter Lamy, the father of former Rice student-athletes Jay ‘95, Joe ‘98 and Marielle ‘07, passed away in Austin.  Jay was a four-year football letterman (1992-93-94-95) and the 1996 Bob Quin Award winner, Joe was a one-year football letterman (1994) and Marielle was a one-year soccer letterwinner (2003).  Click here for the obituary. 

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Spud Hall, circa 1914".

December 14, 2017

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Bart Sinclair '73/'74/'79:
Trustees honor Bart Sinclair with Distinguished Service Award (Rice News)

Shepherd School:
Rice musicians selected for NY Philharmonic fellowship program (Rice News

Joseph Duffel (1924-2017):
On December 1, Joseph “Joe” Duffel passed away.  A native Texan, two of his descendants were Henry S Clay Sr and Will Allen Dromgoole.  He transferred from Baylor to Rice (class of 1945) where he was inducted into the Navy V12 program in 1943.  After WWII military service, he graduated from UC Berkeley.  He enjoyed a 64-year career as a prominent Bay Area builder and real estate developer.  Also, he was very active in the community.  Click here for the East Bay Times obituary.  

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "it is rather we should thank you, 1957".

December 13, 2017

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Philip Kortum:
Kortum named fellow of National Academy of Inventors (Rice News)

Marueen McKelvey '87:
Gothenburg Professor awarded 50 million Swedish kronor for research (The Daily Telescope)

Mararet Klumb (1928-2017):
On December 5, Margaret Klumb passed away.  A native Texan, she graduated from Rice in 1950.  In 1958, she married the late George Klumb ’49.  She worked about 15 years as a medical technician and “then began her true career as a mother in 1972”.  Also, she loved to read and was active in the community.  Click here for the Midland Daily News obituary.    

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Fondren Library Handbook, 1952".
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