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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.

Caroline Shaw ’04’s ‘Partita’ lands on NYT’s Where Music is Going list

When Caroline Shaw ’04 submitted “Partita for Eight Voices” to the Pulitzer Prize committee, she thought it was simply a way to get the high-profile judges to listen to the song and the group she performed with, Roomful of Teeth. Since winning the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Music, Shaw has emerged as the face of a flourishing scene of young composers who are blurring the lines between classical and indie music.

More at The New York Times Magazine >> 

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