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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.

Jeffrey Hoffman ’88 inducted into Jewish-American Hall of Fame

Astronaut Jeffrey Hoffman ’88 will be inducted into the Jewish-American Hall of Fame at a ceremony on May 17, 2017. Hoffman, who received an MSc in Materials Science from Rice, performed four spacewalks and made five space flights as a NASA astronaut.

More at Jewish Boston.

Recent Stories

  • Cynthia Hipwell ’92 named recipient of the Governor’s University Research Initiative Grant

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  • Sarah Walker ’95 awarded Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award

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  • Sue Deigaard ’91 elected to Houston ISD Board

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