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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.

Aspen Institute names Reymundo Ocañas ’91 a 2017 First Mover Fellow

Reymundo Ocañas ’91, director of corporate responsibility and reputation for BBVA Compass, was named a 2017 First Mover Fellow by the Aspen Institute. First Mover Fellows are recognized for innovation and intrapreneurship in their industry.

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  • Maureen McKelvey ’87 awarded 50 million Swedish kronor for research into innovation and entrepreneurship

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