RICE UNIVERSITY: 5 staff members honored with RICE MILE Award

Rice staff members Jenny Brydon, Agnes Vajtai, Andy Meretoja, Jackie Blyden and Jeff Falk have been honored with the RICE MILE Award. Brydon, senior manager of international advising and programs in the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS), was honored for her “significant impact on the international student population through creating coursework, leadership development programs and high-level intercampus exposure,” said a letter nominating her for the award. “Our students come to Rice expecting excellence,” the letter said. Read More »

RICE UNIVERSITY: Axelrod, Rove to host Presidential Elections Program conference at Rice U.’s Baker Institute March 28

Two of America’s premier political consultants, David Axelrod and Karl Rove, will gather leading political experts – from campaigns, the media and academia – at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy March 28 for the inaugural conference of the institute’s Presidential Elections Program. Read More »