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March 31, 2013

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Town Hall Meeting:
Town Hall Meeting set for April 4 (Rice News)

Louise Margaret Loose Horr Levy (1926 - 2013):
On March 23, Louise Margaret Loose Horr Levy passed away.  A native Texan, she received a BA from Rice with the wartime accelerated class of 1946.  She taught English at Pershing and Lanier Junior High Schools and St Thomas Episcopal School.  Also, she enjoyed gardening, traveling and attending sporting events.  She "was a born instigator, strong of will and steadfast in love, honor and loyalty to the end".  Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

March 30, 2013

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Boris Yakobson:
Even graphene has weak spots (Rice News)

George P Brown Forensics Society:
Video: Rice Speech and Debate Team (YouTube)

Frank Thompson (1933 - 2013):
On March 22, Frank Thompson passed away.  A native Louisanan, he graduated from Southern A&M College in Baton Rouge in 1955.  After military service in the Korean War, he worked for Brown & Root from 1958 until 2000.  While at Brown & Root, he earned a Rice MBA.  Also, he was very active in his church and the community.  Click here for the Chronicle obituary.

254 Texas Courthouses:
Leonard Lane has competed the webpage for Upton County.  Check it out!

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

March 29, 2013

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Laura Segatori:
Segatori wins NSF CAREER award (Rice News)

Student Association:
Meet the 2012-2013 Student Association Leaders (Rice News)

William Carroll (1945 - 2013):
On March 11, William (Bill) Carroll passed away after a 4 month fight with cancer.  The first in his family to earn a college degree, he received a BA in Physics from Rice in 1967, a graduate degree from the University of Maryland in 1972 and a PhD from Berkeley in 1986.  He worked for the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory until he retired in 2005.  He will be "remembered for his scientific curiosity, his practical and technical capabilities, his ironic wit, and his kind and generous spirit".  Click here for the San Francisco Chronicle obituary.

254 Texas Courthouses:
Click here for Leonard Lane's latest blog entry entitled "West Texas as I saw it Part 1".

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "The Rice Flying Club, 1929 Plus Ready For my Closeup".

March 28, 2013

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April DeConick:
Let's Remember the Biblical Women at Easter (Huff Post)

Rice Building Workshop:
Video: The Emergency Core (YouTube)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Closing In on the Bent".

March 27, 2013

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Reem Sabaouni '09":
Elkins grad seeks to empower women through medicine (Sugar Land Sun)

Herb Ward:
Ward to retire after 47 years at Rice (Rice News)

Don Greive '84:
Pinnacle Structural Engineers, co-founded by Rice baseball fan Don Greive, has launched a new website.  Check it out here!

254 Texas Courthouses:
Leonard Lane has completed the webpage for Reagan County.  Check it out!

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Did They Have Golf in the Soviet Union?"

March 26, 2013

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Jenny Wen '13:
Wen Wins Watson (Rice News)

Beer Bike:
Beer Bike 2013 (Rice News)

Shelby Joe '07:
Top tutor offers insight on selective schools (Houston Chronicle)

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

March 25, 2013

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Patrick Summers:
A conductor talks music (Rice News)

March 24, 2013

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Rice Business Plan Competition:
42 teams from arnound the world to compete (Rice News)

Rice Building Workshop:
Emergency Core gets a workout (Rice News)

March 23, 2013

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Rice Emergency Medical Services:
Houston honors Rice's lifesavers (Rice News)

Jenny Lewis '05:
Q&A with Jenny Lewis, co-founder of Strike Brewing (All About Beer)

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Friday Afternoon Follies: Ho, ho, ho".

March 22, 2013

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Beer Bike, Tomorrow:
No time like the present (Rice News)

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

Rice History Corner:
Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "Abercrombie Lab, Circa 1950".
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