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Wednesday, May 13, 2015

12-2 pm 

Picnic for New Alumni                                                               
Peter and Nancy Huff House (rain or shine)
For more information, call 713-348-5305. 

Thursday, May 14, 2015

5:30-6:30 pm 

Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies
Master of Arts in Teaching and Teacher Education Reception
Farnsworth Pavilion, Ley Student Center
For more information, call 713-348-4826.
 
5:30-7:30 pm  Association of Rice University Black Alumni (ARUBA)
New Alumni Welcome Reception
Peter and Nancy Huff House
Registration is required, please register here.
For more information, call 713-348-4270.

 
7-8 pm  Duncan College
Senior Toast and Reception
Fifth-floor Sundeck

Friday, May 15, 2015

9 am   Advanced Degrees Convocation
Stude Concert Hall, Alice Pratt Brown Hall
Reception following in Grand Foyer, Alice Pratt Brown Hall

 
 11:30 am-1 pm   School of Social Sciences
Commencement Reception and Awards Ceremony
Grand Hall, Rice Memorial Center
For more information, call 713-348-2190.

 
1-3 pm                          Jesse H. Jones Graduate School of Business Investiture Ceremony
Tudor Fieldhouse
Reception following at Janice and Robert McNair Hall.
For more information, call 713-348-3398.

 
2-3 pm  Doctoral Hooding Ceremony
Stude Concert Hall, Alice Pratt Brown Hall
For more information, call 713-348-4002.

 
  Program in Poverty, Justice, and Human Capabilities Reception
Courtyard, Humanities Building
For more information, call 713-348-6152.

 
2-3:30 pm  Chao Center for Asian Studies ReceptionRoom 209, Mechanical Laboratory
Ceremony and group photo at 2:30 p.m.
For more information, call 713-348-5843.

 

2:30-4 pm 

Phi Beta Kappa Initiation and Presentation of Phi Beta Kappa Teaching Prize
Hamman Hall
For more information, call 713-348-3838.

3-4 pm  Department of Spanish and Portuguese Reception
Third-floor lobby, Rayzor Hall
For more information, call 713-348-5451.

 
3-4:30 pm
 
Department of Kinesiology Reception
TV lounge, Brochstein Pavilion
For more information, call 713-348-8816.

 
 

School of Architecture Reception
Smith Garden, Anderson Hall
For more information, call 713-348-4870.

 
 
Department of English Reception
Room 255, Herring Hall
For more information, call 713-348-4840.

 
 3-5 pm  Department of Classical Studies Reception
2nd Floor Lobby, Rayzor Hall
For more information, call 713-348-4151.

 
 3:30-5 pm  Department of BioSciences (Departments of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology/Biochemistry and Cell Biology)
Commencement Reception and Awards Ceremony
Anderson Biological Laboratories
For more information, call 713-348-4207.

 
  Department of Mathematics Reception
Room 438, Herman Brown Hall
For more information, call 713-348-2544.
 
  School of Engineering Reception
Martel Hall, Anne and Charles Duncan Hall
For more information, call 713-348-3895.
 
  Departments of History, Philosophy and Religious Studies; Program in Jewish Studies; and the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality Reception
Courtyard, Humanities Building
For more information, call 713-348-4947.

 
  Department of Chemistry Reception
Foyer, Dell Butcher Hall
For more information, call 713-348-4082.

 
4-5:30 pm  Department of Earth Science Reception
Awards at 11:30 a.m., Room 131, Anderson Biological Laboratories
Light lunch to follow, Patio, Keith-Wiess Geological Laboratories
For more information, call 713-348-4880.

 
4:30-5:30 pm  

Department of Physics and Astronomy Reception
Brockman Hall for Physics
Awards ceremony at 4:30 p.m., Room 101, Brockman Hall
Group photo and reception at 5 p.m.
For more information, call 713-348-4938.

4:30-6 pm  Department of Psychology Reception
Honoring our graduate degree recipients and their guests
Rice Art Gallery Foyer, Sewall Hall
For more information, call 713-348-4850.

 
6:30 pm  Degree candidates and participants line up in their colleges for Undergraduate Convocation

 
7:30-10 pm  Undergraduate Convocation
Academic Quadrangle

 
10 pm  Fireworks
Academic Quadrangle

Saturday, May 16, 2015

6-8 am 

'R' Association Breakfast honoring graduating student-athletes and their families
'R' Room at Rice Stadium
For more information, call 713-348-6915.

7:30 am 

Degree candidates and participants line up for Commencement

8:30-10 am 

Commencement
Academic Quadrangle
Commencement Address by General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.)

Following Commencement 

Reception for undergraduate degree recipients and their guests in residential colleges. For more information, call individual colleges.

Luncheon for doctoral degree recipients and their guests
Grand Hall, Rice Memorial Center
For more information, call 713-348-4002.

6:30 pm 

 

Association of Rice Alumni Laureates Dinner for recipients of Distinguished Alumni, Meritorious Service, and Gold Medal Awards
For more information, call 713-348-3658.
http://alumni.rice.edu/laureates