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    Friday, December 9, 2016

  • Selected Rice Events This Week, December 5-11

    Tuesday (3:30 - 6:30 pm CT)
       Rice Farmers Market, West Stadium Lot 
    Wednesday (6:30 - 9 pm CT)
       REA Fall Social. St Arnold Brewery
    Saturday (7 pm CT)
       M Basketball vs. Stephen F Austin  Radio l TV: CUSAtv l GT
    Sunday (2 pm CT)
       W Basketball at TSU
  • Rice Baseball:

    Fall Ball began on Monday, October 3 and runs through Wednesday, November 16.
  • Football News (December 9, 2016)

    Rice Football:
    David Wilganowski is the latest Tomorrow’s Leader (Rice Owls)
  • Professional Baseball News (December 6, 2016)

    Player Moves:
    Per the latest Baseball America minor league transactions report, Lucas Luetge has signed with Cincinnati.
  • College Baseball News (December 9, 2016)

    2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft:
    Yesterday, ranked Dane Myers #70 and Glen Otto #79 among the Top 100 college prospects for the 2017 First-Year MLB Player Draft (subscriber content).
  • Other Sports News (December 9, 2016)

    Rice Volleyball:
    Mikeksy Named to CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team (Rice Owls)
  • Other News (December 9, 2016)

    IBM and Rice Create Watson-Powered Robot to Improve Eldercare (Rice News)
    Cognitive machines assist independent living as we age (IBM)

    Sarah Mellgren '07:
    This week, Sarah Mellgren ’07 received a “20 under 40” Award from the Eugene Register-Guard. 

    Rice History Corner:
    Click here for Melissa Kean's latest blog entry entitled "What is This Thing? Part II" 
  • Rice Trivia (December 9, 2016)

    Trivia Answer:
    Rice All-American Becky Wade ’12 was nicknamed "Magellan" by coach Bevan for her "long, unintentional detours”.  (Wade, Becky.  Run the World.  New York: William Morrow, 2016, p. 132)  

    Way to go, John Wolda, Martha Proctor Gano, Joan Krajca-Radcliffe, Ted Richard, Bob Reinhold, Rod Boane, Betty Bixby, Peter Fasullo, Ann Bixby and Mike Ross! 

    Final 2016 Trivia Leaderboard tomorrow!

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