Volunteers rally peers to participate and surpass goals

The Rice Annual Fund Steering Committee partnered with Rice Annual Fund volunteers to help the Annual Fund — and the university — achieve an incredible 34.2 percent giving participation rate among undergraduate alumni in fiscal year 2015 (July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015), surpassing Rice’s goal of 32 percent participation ...
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RICE PARENT HAZEM MACHKHAS GIVES STUDENTS A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NEUROLOGIST

Tina Chu ’17 and Maya Ramy ’17 wanted to know what a career in neurology might look like for them. Thanks to Rice parent Hazem Machkhas, father to Youssef Machkhas ’18, Tina and Maya were able to experience a day in the life of a successful neurologist at an outpatient ...
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PURVEZ CAPTAIN ’93 CHAMPIONS RICE’S GRADUATE STUDENTS

In Norse mythology, Valhalla is a great hall where Odin receives the souls of heroes. At Rice, Valhalla is a great pub where mentors nurture the souls of graduate students. And some would call Purvez Captain ’93 a champion of Rice’s graduate students — a local Odin.
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J. BRUCE ’55 AND MARY LOU ’58 LAUBACH honored for volunteer service

Bruce ’55 and Mary Lou ’58 Laubach, recipients of the 2015 Meritorious Service Award, met while they attended Rice and have loyally supported the university with their time and resources ever since. Dr. Laubach served as chairman of the 1955 Golden Anniversary Scholarship Committee, was his reunion class chair and ...
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NYC regional volunteer Kevin Gass '88 honored for service

Kevin Gass ’88, recipient of the 2015 Meritorious Service Award, has been president of the Rice Alumni New York regional group since 2006 and has served on the Association of Rice Alumni Board of Directors, his region’s Centennial Campaign Committee and numerous other committees. He is one of many Rice ...
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Terrence Gee '86 helps Precious Knighton '15 explore career options

Two Owls, the sprinter and the businessman, talked career plans and leadership skills every two weeks for almost a year as a part of Rice’s Student-Athlete Development Program.
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