Rice: Unconventional Wisdom

Preliminary Schedule as of August 27, 2014

Additional events, locations and times will be added to the schedule throughout the summer.
The time for the Rice Owls vs. UTSA football game has not yet been announced--Kickoff will be at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

11 a.m.–7 p.m. Thursday
Yusuke Asai: New Installation
Rice Gallery
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

5 p.m. Thursday
Tennis Center Dedication
Details TBA

7:30–9:30 p.m. Thursday
Rice Ring Celebration
Doré Commons, James A. Baker III Hall

8 p.m. Thursday
The Shepherd School of Music
Performances TBA

10 p.m. Thursday
Pub Night
Willy's Pub, Rice Memorial Center
willyspub.rice.edu

Friday, November 7, 2014

9 a.m.–8 p.m. Friday
Alumni Connect Welcome Center
Information, tickets, maps, cool drinks and a place to connect with alumni and friends
Brochstein Pavilion

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Friday
Yusuke Asai: New Installation
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

11 a.m. Friday
Rice Gallery Talk
Yusuke Asai: New Installation
Christine Medina, gallery manager
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

11 a.m. Friday Class of 1954 Reunion
60th Reunion Luncheon
$25 per person
Starting August 28th, Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1954 60th Reunion
Peter and Nancy Huff House

11 a.m. Friday
Golden R Reception and Luncheon
Doré Commons, James A. Baker III Hall
$25 per person
Starting August 28th, Register Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1964 50th Reunion
Reserve tickets (pay on site) 713-348-6094
harding@rice.edu

11 a.m. Friday Class of 1964 Reunion
Reunion tables at the Golden R Reception and Luncheon
Doré Commons, James A. Baker III Hall
$25 per person
Starting August 28th, Register Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1964 50th Reunion
Reserve tickets (pay on site) 713-348-6094
harding@rice.edu

11 a.m. Friday Classes of 1934, 1939, 1944, 1949, 1959, 1964
Reunion tables at the Golden R Reception and Luncheon
Doré Commons, James A. Baker III Hall
$25 per person
Starting August 28th, Register Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014
Reserve tickets (pay on site) 713-348-6094
harding@rice.edu

12 p.m. Friday
Special Architecture Presentation
Elinor Evans: Lunchtime Conversation with Students
Elinor Evans, Albert K. and Harry K. Smith Professor Emerita of Architecture
Anderson Hall, School of Architecture

1 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Global Health at Rice: How Designing Low Cost Technologies Teaches Courage and Creativity

Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Stanley C. Moore Professor of Bioengineering;
Rice 360°: Institute for Global Health Technology, director
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) Classroom

1 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
The Innovator Has No Clothes
Elliot Weissbluth '89
HighTower, CEO and founder
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III Hall

1 p.m. Friday
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) tour

2 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Jefferson, the West, and the Lewis and Clark Expedition
John B. Boles '65
William P. Hobby Professor of History; Journal of Southern History, editor emeritus
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III Hall

2 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
The Supernatural
Charles Renfro '87, '89
Diller, Scofidio + Renfro, partner
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

2 p.m. Friday
Oshman Engineering Design Kitchen (OEDK) tour

2 and 2:30 p.m. Friday
Rice Campus Tours
Meet at Brochstein Pavilion

2–4 p.m. Friday
Wiess School of Natural Sciences Open House
Courtyard, Brockman Hall for Physics
Contact Nellen Hawkins for information
Nellen.Hawkins@rice.edu
713-348-5824

3 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Rice's New Program in Writing and Communication
Jennifer Shade Wilson '93
Center for Written, Oral, and Visual Communication, director;
Program for Writing and Communication, lecturer
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III Hall

3 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
The Changing Face of Houston and America:
Tracking Responses to Economic and Demographic Transformations

Stephen Klineberg
Kinder Institute for Urban Research, co-director; professor of sociology
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

3–4 p.m. Friday
Program in Jewish Studies Reception
2nd Floor Foyer, Humanities Building
Contact Stephanie Spicer for information
sas9@rice.edu
713-348-6072

3–5 p.m. Friday
RAVA Open House
Rice Alumni Volunteers for Admission
Come by and meet the RAVA admission staff
Enjoy refreshments and visit with senior interviewers
Farnsworth Pavilion, Ley Student Center
http://futureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/RAVA.asp

4 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
New Urbanism in Texas: How Bicycles, Hipsters, and Grassroots Activism are Transforming Our Cities
Angela Hunt '94
Farrow-Gillespie & Heath LLP, partner; former four-term councilmember representing central Dallas
Location TBA (either Herring Hall 11 or Humanities Building 117)

4-6 p.m. Friday
School of Humanities
http://humanities.rice.edu
School of Humanities Reception
Foyer & Courtyard, Humanities Building
Stephanie Frey
sas9@rice.edu
713-348-6072

4-6 p.m. Friday
School of Social Sciences
http://socialsciences.rice.edu
School of Social Sciences Alumni and Faculty Reception
Rice Art Gallery Foyer and Plaza, Sewall Hall
Ellen Grodjesk
Ellen.M.Grodjesk@rice.edu
713-348-2367

4-6 p.m. Friday
Physician Alumni Reception with Rice Pre-Med Students
Classroom & Courtyard, Brockman Hall for Physics
RSVP to Nellen Hawkins
Nellen.Hawkins@rice.edu
713-348-5824

4–6:30 p.m. Friday
Rice Engineering Alumni (REA)
Lecture and Reception
Outstanding Engineering Alumnus
TBA
Outstanding Young Engineering Alumnus
TBA
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall
http://alumni.rice.edu/rea

4–7 p.m. Friday
Alumni Evening Connect on the Central Quad
Stop by and visit with alumni and friends at the Ray Courtyard, RMC
Come out and enjoy a great family-friendly evening!
Music, entertainment, wine, beer, soft drinks and fiesta fare
Ray Courtyard and Grand Hall, RMC
Starting August 28th, Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Alumni Evening

4:30–5:30 p.m. Friday
Rice Hillel Alumni Reception
Hillel Student Center
1700 Bissonnet
Rabbi Kenny Weiss
ksweiss@rice.edu
713-526-4918

College Gatherings for Rice Alumni and Friends

Baker College
http://baker.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Baker College Alumni (Keg and Lite Bites)

Brown College
http://www.brown.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Brown College Alumni (S'mores and Cider)

Duncan College
https://www.duncancollege.net
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Duncan College Alumni (Wine and Cheese)

Hanszen College
http://hanszen.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Hanszen College Alumni (Keg and Lite Bites)

Jones College
http://jones.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Jones College (S'mores and Cider)

Lovett College
http://www.lovett.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Lovett College Alumni (Barbecue)

Martel College
http://martel.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Martel College Alumni (Keg and Lite Bites)

McMurtry College
http://mcmurtry.rice.edu
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
McMurtry College Alumni (Keg and Lite Bites)

Sid Richardson College
http://sidrichardson.net
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Sid Rich College Alumni (Keg and Lite Bites)

Wiess College
http://www.teamwiess.com
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Wiess Alumni (S'mores and Cider)
Acabowl
Contact Melissa Cespedes mcc12@rice.edu for information

Will Rice College
http://willrice.org
4:30–6:30 p.m. Friday
Will Rice Alumni (Keg and Lite Bites)

5–6:30 p.m. Friday
Rice Architecture Reception for Alumni and Friends
Farish Gallery, Anderson Hall
Tanya Dominguez, assistant to the dean
tanya.dominguez@rice.edu
713-348-5577
http://arch.rice.edu

5–7 p.m. Friday
Graduate Degree Alumni and Grad Students at Valhalla
Stop by and enjoy a beer or soft drink with friends and classmates

6 p.m. Friday
Men's Track Dinner
Venue and details TBA

6 p.m. Friday
Women's Volleyball
Rice v. UNT
Tudor Fieldhouse

6 p.m. Friday Class of 1959 Reunion
55th Reunion Cocktail Buffet
Peter and Nancy Huff House
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1959 55th Reunion

6 p.m. Friday Class of 1964 Reunion
Class of 1964 Golden Reunion Dinner at Cohen House, Rice Faculty Club
Cocktails and dinner will delight you at this elegant and traditional location
Tickets for alumni and friends are $80 per person.
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1964 50th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday MLS Reunion
Five-year Reunion Celebration
Anderson-Clarke Center
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of MLS Five-year Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 1969 Reunion
45th Reunion Celebration
Historic Courtlandt Place Home
The address will be posted closer to the date of the event.
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1968 45th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 1974 Reunion
40th Reunion Celebration
Historic Courtlandt Place Home
The address will be posted closer to the date of the event.
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1974 40th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 1979 Reunion
35th Reunion Celebration
Historic Courtlandt Place Home
The address will be posted closer to the date of the event.
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1979 35th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 1984 Reunion
30th Reunion Celebration
Dore Commons, James A. Baker III Hall
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1984 30th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 1989 Reunion
25th Reunion Celebration
Wiess President's House
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1989 25th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 1999 Reunion
15th Reunion Celebration
Anderson-Clarke Center
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1999 15th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 2004 Reunion
10th Reunion Celebration
Anderson-Clarke Center
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 2004 10th Reunion

6:30 p.m. Friday Class of 2009 Reunion
All Young Alumni are welcome!
5th Reunion Celebration
Anderson-Clarke Center
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 2009 5th Reunion

7 p.m. Friday Class of 1994 Reunion
20th Reunion Celebration
Martel Hall in Anne and Charles Duncan Hall
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1994 20th Reunion

8 p.m.–Midnight Friday
Homecoming Party & Dance (This event is still in the planning stage.)
Great food, beverages and dancing for all alumni
Anderson-Clarke Center, Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
$25 per person and $10 per child 15 and under (must be accompanied by parent)
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Homecoming Party & Dance

8 p.m. Friday
College Theater
Performance(s) TBA

8 p.m. Friday
Rice Philharmonics in Concert
Location TBA

8 p.m. Friday
The Shepherd School of Music
Performance(s) TBA

Late Night Friday
After Party (after the Homecoming Party and Dance)
Rice Young Alumni
Meet at Volcano
2349 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005

Saturday, November 8, 2014

8:30 a.m. Saturday (breakfast will start at 8 a.m. if kickoff is at 11 a.m.)
Association of Rice Alumni Past Presidents' Breakfast
By invitation only
Peter and Nancy Huff House

TBA a.m. Saturday
Alumni MOB Day (Rice Owls kickoff at TBA p.m.)
Marching Owl Band
Meet at Rice Stadium for check-in
Field Practice on Thursday at 12 p.m. (if you can make it)
TBA a.m. Rehearsal at Rice Stadium
TBA a.m. Lunch at the Band Hall
Reserve a spot online by October TBA
http://mob.rice.edu/homecoming.shtml
bands.rice.edu
Dee Garza
713-348-4700
713-348-2346

All Day Saturday
Men's Reunion Tennis
George R. Brown Tennis Center

9 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday
Alumni Connect Welcome Center
Information, tickets, maps, cool drinks and a place to connect with alumni and friends
Brochstein Pavilion

9 a.m. Saturday
Praying Rice Owls Breakfast
Rice Memorial Chapel
Ryn Bowers '64
713-626-4940
rynb@alumni.rice.edu

10 a.m. Saturday
Classroom Connect
Frac Your Data: The Changing Landscape of the American Oil and Gas Industry
Nate Richards '01
Entrance Software, president
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

10 a.m. Saturday
Classroom Connect
Oxygenated and Caffeinated: "Leaning In" Professionally and as a Servant Leader
Sofia Adrogué '88
Gray, Reed & McGraw, P.C., partner; "Latina Voices," co-host and co-producer
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III Hall

10 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday
Rice Campus Tours
Meet at Brochstein Pavilion
A Rice family tradition with lemonade for Owl kids and mimosas for wise old Owls

10 a.m.. Saturday
Homecoming Brunch Connection in Baker Hall
Reserve your tickets early!
$25 per person, $10 per child 15 and under
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Homecoming Brunch

11 a.m. Saturday
Classroom Connect
Translating Academic Research to the Real World: Applications in Political Corruption, Media Bias, and Corn Farming
Alex Butler '92
Jones Graduate School of Business, professor of finance
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III Hall

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday
Yusuke Asai: New Installation
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

Time TBA -- 8:30 a.m. or 12 p.m. -- Saturday
Friends of Fondren Tent at the Alumni Barbecue
Rice Stadium
Judy Howell
713-348-5157
http://library.rice.edu/friends

Time TBA -- 8:30 a.m. or 12 p.m. -- Saturday
Tailgate Owley (Rice Owls kickoff at TBA p.m.)
Rice Stadium
Entertainment for all with music and moonwalks

Time TBA -- 8:30 a.m. or 12 p.m. -- Saturday
Alumni Homecoming Breakfast or Barbecue (Rice Owls Kickoff at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. TBA)
Gather for Goode Company fare, wine, beer and iced tea
Alumni Tents at Rice Stadium
Reserve tickets early!
$20 per person/ $10 per child 15 and under / $25 per person at the event
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up (Register) Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Alumni Barbecue

3–6 p.m. Saturday
Jones Graduate School of Business Alumni Partio
Janice and Robert McNair Hall Patio
Visit the JGSB website for reservations
Josh DeMott
713-348-6257
www.business.rice.edu

Time TBA Saturday
Men's Basketball
Rice v. LeTourneau
Tudor Fieldhouse

Time TBA -- Kickoff at 11 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. -- Saturday
Rice Owls Football at Rice Stadium

RICE Owls vs. UTSA
Reunion Gift Presentation at Halftime
Reserved Westside tickets
Order tickets www.riceowls.com or 713-522-OWLS
Homecoming discount tickets are $20 per person in advance. On game day all tickets are full price.
For questions about ticket purchases, please call the Athletics ticket office at (713) 522-OWLS

Time TBA -- 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. -- Saturday Class of 1964 Reunion
Class of 1964 Postgame Party at Wiess President's House
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1964 50th Reunion Postgame

Time TBA -- 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. -- Saturday
Association of Rice University Black Alumni (ARUBA) Postgame Party
The venue has not yet selected but expect a great DJ and good food--details will be available soon.
Location TBA

Time TBA -- 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. -- Saturday
1970s Decade Postgame Party at Peter and Nancy Huff House
Beer, wine, sodas and snacks

$20 per person--bring your family, there is no charge for children under 18
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + 1970s Decade Postgame

Time TBA -- 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. -- Saturday
1980s Decade Postgame Party at Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

Beer, wine, sodas and snacks
$20 per person--bring your family, there is no charge for children under 18
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + 1970s Decade Postgame

Time TBA -- 3 p.m. or 6 p.m. -- Saturday
1990s Decade Postgame Party at James A. Baker III Hall
Beer, wine, sodas and snacks
$20 per person--bring your family, there is no charge for children under 18
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + 1970s Decade Postgame

6 p.m. Saturday
Women's Tennis Dinner
Farnsworth Pavilion, Ley Student Center
Details TBA

6:30 p.m. Saturday Class of 1979 Reunion
Class of 1979 Reunion venue TBA
$40 per person
Registration for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 opens on August 28th
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1979

Sunday, November 9, 2014

10 a.m. Sunday Class of 1964 Reunion
Class of 1964 Reunion Brunch at Huff House on Sunday
Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1964 Sunday Brunch

11 a.m. Sunday Class of 1954 Reunion
Class of 1954 Reunion Brunch at the Home of Mary Ellen '54 and Dick Wilson '52

Sign-Up Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Class of 1954 Sunday Brunch

Questions? Jennifer Harding 713-348-6094 reunion@rice.edu