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Alumni Making an Impact
Features alumni who are making a difference for Rice on campus and in their communities.

Alumni in the News
Highlights stories that are gathered from the media through the hard work of the ARA's Alumni Recognition Committee, which recognizes and celebrates achievements of Rice alumni, faculty, students, staff and university friends by sending hand-written notes and emails. If you are interested in volunteering for the committee, contact Tara Quell, assistant director, alumni relations at 713-348-4694.

Amy Hobby ’86 nominated for Academy Award

Amy Hobby ’86 has been nominated for a 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.  Hobby served as a producer for the Netflix documentary “What Happened, Miss Simone?”

The 88th Academy Awards will be presented live beginning at 7:30 p.m. CST Sunday, Feb. 28, on ABC.

More at Oscars.com >>

Recent Stories

  • Arun Netravalli '69 awarded Marconi Prize for his work in digital video technology

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  • Ezra “Bud” Brown ’65 named Alumni Distinguished Professor for second time

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  • Andrea Jain '09 appointed editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion

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