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November 29, 2009

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Medical Center:
Yesterday, the Houston Chronicle published a viewpoint by five Rice professors entitled: “Baylor merger is risky for Rice”.

November 28, 2009

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Evelyn Sims McNeil:
On November 13, Evelyn Sims McNeil passed away at the age of 96.  She graduated at 19 from Rice with a degree in English and was an educator for many years.  After she retired, she moved to the Washington DC area.  Click here for the Washington Post obituary.

November 27, 2009

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James K Nance (1916-2009):
On November 22, James Nance passed away at the age of 93.  In 1938, he graduated from Rice with summa cum laude honors.  He was a star player on the 1937 Southwest Conference Championship football team which also won the 1938 Cotton Bowl.  He won the 1938 Bob Quin award and in 1986 he received the Distinguished R Man Award.  He was a retired senior partner at Baker Botts.  Click here for the Houston Chronicle obituary.

November 26 2009

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2008 Thanksgiving Day Parade:
Last year, the MOB led off the H-E-B Holiday Parade in downtown Houston with a unique 2 minute “Salute to Hollywood” performance.  Click here to enjoy it one more time! (YouTube)

November 25, 2009

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Annise Parker '78:
Locke ad paints Parker as a big spender (Houston Chronicle)

November 24, 2009

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Bill Martin:
Experts Discuss Legalization of Some Drugs to Reduce Crime (VOA News)

November 22, 2009

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Annise Parker '78:
Chronicle endorses Parker for mayor (Houston Chronicle)
Rice-run poll:  Mayor’s race ‘a statistical dead heat’ (Rice News)

November 21, 2009

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Medical Center:
Rice-BCM Merger: of history, risk and opportunity by David Leebron (Rice News)

Early Decision Applications:
Rice’s early decision applicant numbers are up more than 27 percent (Rice News)

Warren Buffett:
Rice students find billionaire’s advice on life priceless (Houston Chronicle)

November 20, 2009

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David Hofstadter:
Mind over matters (Rice News)

Shepherd School:
New heights for Shepherd School program (Rice News)

The Rice Thresher:
The Rice Thresher published today.  You can check it out here.

November 19, 2009

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Pat Hartigan:
Ultra-Powerful Laser Reproduces A Stellar Jet (University of Rochester)

Rice Alliance:
Rice Alliance named one of ‘world’s best entrepreneurship centers’ (Rice News)

HHMI "Med to Grad" Grant:
New funds for Rice, MD Anderson program (Rice News)

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