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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.

Kendall Toarmina ’10 Named 2017 Woman of Power by Outsmart Magazine

Kendall Toarmina ’10, who serves as board chair of Rice Alumni Pride, was recently named a “Woman of Power” for 2017 by Houston’s OutSmart Magazine. Toarmina was one of 11 Houston women chosen for the honor.

More at OutSmart Magazine >>

Recent Stories

  • Marisa Bono ’01 named San Antonio mayor’s chief of policy

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  • Cristian Macelaru ’06 led two Philadelphia Orchestra concerts

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  • Mark Durcan ’83 honored with semiconductor industry’s highest award

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