People, papers and presentations

Jones College senior Reilly Brooks has earned the 2018 GSS Award for Outstanding Student Contributions to Service-Learning and Civic Engagement in Higher Education. The award is given to a full or part-time undergraduate student who has demonstrated extraordinary public or community service efforts while attending an institution of higher education. Brooks will receive a cash prize of $1,000 and will be recognized at the Gulf-South Summit annual meeting, which will be in Birmingham, Ala., April 4-6. At the meeting, Brooks will also present a research project on the role of entrepreneurship in youth empowerment.

President David Leebron will appear on Houston Public Media’s “Houston Matters” talk show during the noon hour March 2 to discuss Rice’s Vision for the Second Century, Second Decade. The program airs live on 88.7 FM, and a recording of the show will be rebroadcast at 7 p.m. the same day.

After the City” (2000, The MIT Press), by Lars Lerup, the Harry K. and Albert K. Smith Professor of Architecture and former dean of the Rice School of Architecture, has been named one of the top 50 architecture books of the past 50 years in the 200th issue of Architectura Viva.



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