Rice University
Rice Magazine| The Magazine of Rice University | No. 3 | 2009


Four Times Up, Four Times a Winner
And the winner of the Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award for the fourth straight year is, ta-da! Rice University. The award is given to the C-USA institution with the highest grade point average during the academic year for all student–athletes in conference-sponsored sports.
Carrying the Olympic FLAME
The Olympic torch is a familiar icon, but the Olympics has another fire that burns just as brightly. It’s called FLAME — Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere — and this past summer, senior Samuel Sok was one of 30 minority student leaders from universities across the nation selected by the U.S. Olympic Committee to attend the program.