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Alumni Making an Impact
Features alumni who are making a difference for Rice on campus and in their communities.

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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.

Texans hire Larry Izzo ’96 to rebuild special teams

It was no great surprise when Texans' head coach Bill O'Brien decided to part ways with special teams coordinator Bob Ligashesky as soon as the season ended. And so the special teams rebuild begins with O'Brien choosing the man who will oversee it, naming former Giants special teams assistant and former Owl Larry Izzo ’96 as the Texans' new special teams coordinator.

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