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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.

Mike Matson ’09 one of first Texans to row across Atlantic

Mike Matson ’09 was part of a three-man crew recognized by the Guinness World Records for being the first and fastest trio to row the Atlantic. 

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Recent Stories

  • David Dewane ’10 helps get nearly forgotten book by developer of the polio vaccine published

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  • Don Lincoln ’90 wins the 2017 Andrew Gemant Award

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  • Evan Mintz ’08 selected as 2017 Pulitzer Prize finalist for editorial writing

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