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Welcome to the ARA's Stories Section!

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.

Jacob Torres ’16 named 2017 Young Engineer of the Year

The Brazos Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) named Jacob Torres ’16 as its 2017 Young Engineer of the Year at its 67th annual banquet.


Recent Stories

  • C.J. Peters '62 featured by STAT News for his accomplished career as a virus hunter

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  • Astronomy enthusiast Donna Pierce '56 advocates to bring a planetarium back to Dallas

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  • Matthew Broussard '10 featured for his success as a comedian

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