Laureates Awards

2022 Laureates Awards Celebration

The Rice community gathered for the Laureates Awards Celebration on Saturday, May 7, 2022. This special evening included a presentation of awards by Association of Rice Alumni (ARA) past President Bryan Guido Hassin ’01, ’02, remarks from President David W. Leebron and the Laureates honorees, a formal dinner and a musical performance from The Shepherd School of Music.

Honoree Introduction Videos

Watch the videos that were played at the ceremony to introduce each honoree and highlight why they were deserving of their respective awards.


Meet the 2022 Laureates Honorees

Gold Award


Distinguished Alumni Award


Meritorious Service Award


Thank you to the 2022 Laureates Awards Selection Committee!


Bryan Guido Hassin ’01 ’02, Chair
Alejandro Chaoul ’06
Kraettli Epperson ’95
Wendy Hoenig ’86
Anudeep Jain ’85
Armanda Lewis ’98 ’01
Michael Matson ’09
Dianna Milewicz ’78
Akash Morrison ’13
Priya Prasad ’08
Jan West ’73