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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 email@example.com or call 713-348-4057.
This all-alumni newsletter highlights one of Rice’s greatest student institutions: the Coffeehouse. It may be hard to believe now that there’s a Starbucks on just about every block and independent coffee shops are thriving, but the Coffeehouse was one of the first times that many of us experienced coffee fancier than Folger’s. Coffeehouse also represented one of the very best things about Rice: a place where people and cultures from across the country and around the world came together.
He Dong ’08 was awarded the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development grant. Dong, a researcher at The University of Texas at Arlington, will use the grant to develop nanomaterials to treat antibiotic resistant infections.
Cohensity, a secondary storage company started by Mohit Aron ’98, is growing quickly. Aron has tapped a new market for web scale infrastructure for secondary storage with Cohensity and has already shown rapidly growing sales.