YOU helped make FY16 a record year for Rice!

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the Rice Annual Fund had a remarkable 2016 fiscal year (July 1, 2015–June 30, 2016). We are pleased to share that more than 18,000 donors gave to the Annual Fund in FY16 and raised a record $8 million for student life ...
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Need-Based Scholarships Help KTRU D.J. Connect

Nick Merritt ’16, a computer science major, says his need-based scholarships were the deciding factor in his choice to attend Rice. Need-based scholarships, like those funded by Charitable Gift Annuities, enable students like Nick with financial need to pursue their passions and build connections at Rice.
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Initiative for Students Commission Meeting brings volunteers together around student experience

In late April, the Initiative for Students' volunteer leadership — the Cabinet and the Commission — gathered on campus to share the progress of the Initiative for Students and to explore upcoming priorities for enhancing the Rice student experience.
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6 cities unite for Rice on June 9!

On June 9, the Rice Annual Fund will host special gatherings for scholarship supporters and scholarship recipients in Austin, Chicago, D.C., Dallas–Fort Worth, New York City and San Francisco. In order to attend, guests are asked to make a gift in support of undergraduate scholarships. Attendees will enjoy the ...
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Talented Owl hits the high notes with scholarship support

Rice offers a student experience like none other for vocal performance major Frances Collins'16.
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Liu Family Foundation donates $16.5 million to prepare Rice students to be successful entrepreneurs

Houston entrepreneur and Rice University alumnus Frank Liu and his family, through the Frank and Cindy Liu Family Foundation, have made a $16.5 million gift to launch the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Lilie) at Rice. Lilie will feature new and expanded entrepreneurship courses as well as project ...
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Screenwriter Ari Briskman ’02 helps shape aspiring journalist’s future

When aspiring journalist Tina Nazerian ’16 learned of Rice’s Owl Edge Externship program, a 1-5 day job-shadowing program that connects students with Rice alumni, her first thought wasn’t about adding to her already impressive resume. Instead, the senior saw an opportunity to explore her core craft — writing — from ...
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Summer internships mark the next step for an alumnus committed to professional mentorship

Steven Bender ’05 found a lifelong career in an unlikely field. Now, he is giving Rice students a chance to broaden their own professional horizons by offering Owl Edge Internships.
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Rice's college coordinators make the university a home for our Owls

Ewart Jones, Jr. keeps Rice Rice for Owls at Wiess — and beyond.
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