List of Rice University people

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The list of Rice University people includes notable alumni, former students, faculty, and presidents of Rice University.

Alumni[edit]

The names of Distinguished Alumni Award recipients is available online[1] (the list is arranged alphabetically and includes recipients of other Rice University awards)

Selected Rice Alumni
Lance Berkman, MLB player
Howard Hughes, former aviator, engineer, industrialist, film producer and director
John Kline, U.S. Congressman
Alberto Gonzales, former U.S. Attorney General
Peggy Whitson, NASA astronaut

Athletics[edit]

Business[edit]

Education[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

History[edit]

Journalism[edit]

Literature, art and music[edit]

Radio, television and film[edit]

Religion[edit]

Science and technology[edit]

Faculty and Staff[edit]

Nobel Laureates[edit]

Other Faculty[edit]

Staff[edit]

  • John Heisman, for whom the coveted Heisman Trophy is named; football coach, 1924-1927, College Football Hall of Fame inductee, 1954[93]
  • Jess Neely, football coach 1940-1966, College Football Hall of Fame inductee, 1971[94]

Presidents[edit]

References[edit]

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  39. ^ "Frank Ryan". Pro-Football Reference.com. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
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  45. ^ "Jack Boyd Buckley". Hearst Communications Inc. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
  46. ^ "Thomas H. Cruikshank". http://professor.rice.edu/. Retrieved 25 June 2013. 
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  69. ^ "Pete Olson". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 27 June 2013. 
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  93. ^ John Heisman College Football Hall of Fame
  94. ^ Jess Neely College Football Hall of Fame