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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.

Peggy Whitson ’86 breaks spacewalk records

Astronaut Peggy Whitson ’86, already one of the most accomplished space scientists in the world, broke two new records during her eighth spacewalk on March 30. Whitson earned her Ph.D. in biochemistry at Rice and also serves as an adjunct associate professor of biosciences.

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