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    Tuesday, January 16, 2018

  • Selected Rice Events This Week, January 15-21

     Tennis at FGCU Spring Invite, Ft. Myers FL
    Monday (7-8 pm CT)
       Scott Pera Radio Show, The Gorgeous Gael  Listen
    Tuesday (3:30 - 6:30 pm CT)
       Rice Farmers Market, West Stadium Lot
    Thursday (6 pm CT)
      M Basketball vs. USM  Radio  1  2 l GT
    Saturday (11 am CT)
      W Tennis vs. Lamar 
    Saturday (6 pm CT)
      W Basketball at Charlotte  Radio
    Saturday (6 pm CT)
       M Basketball at LA Tech  Radio 1 2 l GT
    Saturday (6 pm CT)
       W Basketball at FIU  Radio l Preview

    Sunday (11 am CT)
       W Tennis vs. Baylor
    Sunday (11 am CT)
       M Tennis vs. UL-L
  • Rice Baseball:

    Fall Ball started Monday, October 2 and ran until Wednesday, November 15.
  • Football News (January 16, 2018)

    Owls in NFL Playoffs (Thanks, Tre Fischer!):
    In the Divisional Round on Sunday, Minnesota safety Andrew Sendejo recorded an interception in the first quarter and he left the game late in the third quarter with a concussion after he was hit from his blind side by a Saints player.  Read more.
  • Professional Baseball News (January 13, 2018)

    Anthony Rendon:
    Yesterday, Anthony Rendon and the Washington Nationals avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $12.3 million.  Last year, he made $5.8 million in arbitration.  Read more.
  • College Baseball News (January 14, 2018)

    Ivy League Baseball:
    Season Preview and Predictions (College Baseball Daily)
  • Other Sports News (January 16, 2018)

    Rice W Tennis:
    Owls Close Out Florida Swing With Four Wins (Rice Owls)
  • Other News (January 16, 2018)

    Preservation Houston:
    On March 2, Preservation Houston will hold its Cornerstone Dinner to honor Bob Eury ’77 and to present the 2018 Good Brick Awards.  Bob will receive the 2018 President’s Award “for his visionary dedication to downtown revitalization”.  One of the Good Brick Awards will go to Ben Koush ‘02 for his book, “Constructing Houston’s Future: The Architecture of Arthur Evan Jones and Lloyd Morgan Jones”.  Read more.

    Neil Degrasse Tyson:
    Last night, Neil deGrasse Tyson, the husband of AliceYoung ’79. was in town to deliver a lecture at Jones Hall.  Read more.

    Rice History Corner:
    Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "the old problem of radio versus records is scarcely with us, 1934"
  • Rice Trivia (December 30, 2017)

    Final 2017 Trivia Leaderboard (top ten plus ties):
    100 Rod Boane, Peter Fasullo, Mike Ross
    99   Sallie Schwall, Bryant Wilkinson
    98   Betty Bixby, Bob Reinhold, John Wolda
    96   Bev Schorre
    94   Clarke Anderson

  • Rice Update by Alan Shelby
    A condensed version of the Update is available by email
    Corrections, comments and updates welcome