A delegation of faculty and staff members from Rice attended the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) gala in New York City Sept. 23. The event honored the President of Brazil, the Brazilian Minister of Education and other government leaders for their commitment to education and corporate social responsibility worldwide. For more information on opportunities in Brazil for Rice faculty and staff, visit http://brazil.rice.edu.
Pictured from left: (front row) Luis Duno-Gottberg, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Rice; Martha Bloem, assistant director of the IIE’s Scholar Rescue Fund; and Bart Sinclair, associate dean of engineering at Rice; (back row) Randy Hulet, the Fayez Sarofim Professor of Physics at Rice; Michelle Pickard, director of IIE’s southern regional office in Houston; Mayra Onuchic, faculty liaison for Brasil@Rice; Adria Baker, associate vice provost for international education at Rice; Alida Metcalf, the Harris Masterson Jr. Professor of History at Rice; and David Vassar, senior assistant to the president at Rice.