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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.

Explosive speed lets Sam McGuffie '13 fly with USA bobsled

Surely, you offer to Sam McGuffie '13, there has to be easier ways to keep the competitive juices flowing than trying to jump onto a moving sled going 70-something miles per hour. But hey: Once a speed freak, always a speed freak. Last month, McGuffie raised a few eyebrows when it was announced that he’d been named to the 15-member national bobsled team, a collective that included two other former NCAA football players.

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