Graduate Owls enjoy barbecue with the president and other O-Week activities

Rice University President David Leebron and University Representative Y. Ping Sun welcomed Rice’s new graduate students to their home at the Wiess House Aug. 17 to sample one of the Lone Star State’s favorite foods: barbecue! Leebron and Sun host the annual event to get to know the newcomers to Rice. New graduate students also participated a variety of other activities during O-Week, including breakout sessions, a scavenger hunt and the Graduate Student Association Activities Fair. (Photos by Jeff Fitlow)

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