Celebrations At Rice This Weekend For Homecoming
Alumni and friends will descend on campus for parties, lectures, performances and, of course, football Nov. 13 to 15 for Rice Homecoming and Reunion 2009.
Classes will gather for reunions. Special-interest groups like Rice Engineering Alumni and Friends of Fondren will get together. And the Owls will take to the gridiron against Tulane University Saturday afternoon.
Among the weekend activities will be a Centennial Campaign Lecture Series, featuring Rice professors speaking on topics as diverse as nanotechnology, campus construction, Houston, modern-day pirates and Capt. James Baker. A special lecture will be presented by Rice baseball coach Wayne Graham.
Other highlights of the weekend will be Alumni Evening on the Central Quad, a gallery talk at Rice Art Gallery, the 2009 Cinema Arts Festival Houston at Rice Media Center, the Shepherd School Chamber Music Festival, a production by Rice Theatre, campus tours, open houses and more.
For a complete schedule of events and to purchase tickets, visit the Rice Homecoming and Reunion Web site, www.rice.edu/homecoming.