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Preliminary Schedule as of July 16, 2014

The 2014 Schedule will be posted around July 10. Below is a "snapshot" of the schedule from 2013.

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.

Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 Schedule
Hour by Hour Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Thursday, November 6, 2014

11 a.m.–7 p.m. Thursday
Installation TBA
Rice Gallery
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

Evening Thursday
Rice Ring Celebration
Location TBA

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
Installation TBA
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

11 a.m. Friday
Rice Gallery Talk
Installation TBA
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

11:30 a.m. Friday Class of 1964 Reunion
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

11:30 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

1 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
Location TBA

1 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
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
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
Location TBA

2 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III 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
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
Location TBA

3 p.m. Friday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
Kelly International Conference Facility (ICF), James A. Baker III 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
Location TBA
http://futureowls.rice.edu/futureowls/RAVA.asp


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
Abbey Godley
agodley@rice.edu
713-348-2367

4-6 p.m. Friday
Physician Alumni Reception with Rice Pre-Medical 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 Class of 1959 Reunion
55th Reunion Cocktail Buffet
Peter and Nancy Huff House
$45 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

7 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.
$45 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

7 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.
$45 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

7 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.
$45 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

7 p.m. Friday Class of 1984 Reunion
30th Reunion Celebration
Location TBA
$45 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

7 p.m. Friday Class of 1989 Reunion
25th Reunion Celebration
Location TBA
$45 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

7 p.m. Friday Class of 1994 Reunion
20th Reunion Celebration
Location TBA
$45 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

7 p.m. Friday Class of 1999 Reunion
15th Reunion Celebration
Location TBA
$45 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

7 p.m. Friday Class of 2004 Reunion
10th Reunion Celebration
Location TBA
$45 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

7 p.m. Friday Class of 2009 Reunion
All Young Alumni are welcome!
5th Reunion Celebration
Location TBA
$45 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

8 p.m.–Midnight Friday
Homecoming Party & Dance (This event is still in the planning stage.)
Great food, beverages and dancing for all-alumni
$35 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
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 TBA p.m. (if you can make it)
TBA a.m. Rehearsal at Rice Stadium
TBA a.m. Lunch at the Band Hall, Tudor Field House
"MOB Over" to the BBQ
Reserve a spot online by October TBA
http://mob.rice.edu/homecoming.shtml
Dee Garza
713-348-2346

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
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

10 a.m. Saturday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
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

TBA a.m.. Saturday
These hospitality opportunities are still in the planning stage. Details will be posted later in the summer.
Homecoming Breakfast/Brunch Connections
Duncan Hall, featuring omelets and champagne
Cohen House, featuring blueberry pancakes and mimosas
Baker Hall, featuring bagels and bloody marys
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 Breakfast/Brunch

11 a.m. Saturday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

11 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday
Rice Gallery, Sewall Hall
www.ricegallery.org

12 p.m. Saturday
Classroom Connect
Presentation Topic and Lecturer TBA
McMurtry Auditorium, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall

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

TBA p.m. Saturday
Tailgate Owley (Rice Owls kickoff at TBA p.m.)
Rice Stadium
Entertainment for all with music and moonwalks

TBA p.m. Saturday
Alumni Barbecue (Rice Owls kickoff at TBA p.m.)
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 Online for Rice Homecoming & Reunion 2014 + Alumni Barbecue

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

TBA p.m. Saturday
Rice Owls Football at Rice Stadium
RICE Owls vs. UTSA
Reunion Gift Presentation at Halftime
Order tickets www.riceowls.com or 713-522-OWLS
Homecoming discount tickets are $20 per person
For questions about ticket purchases, please call the Athletics ticket office at (713) 522-OWLS

Additional reunion events, alumni gatherings, and campus cultural opportunities for Saturday afternoon and evening will be listed in early August. Online registration opens on August 28th.

 

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