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Owltogether Weekend

A VIRTUAL CELEBRATION FOR THE RICE COMMUNITY

Owl Together highlighted the best of Rice Homecoming & Reunion and Families Weekend, connecting more than 3,000 Owls around the world. The creativity and vibrancy of the Rice network was on display at more than 100 virtual events. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this week-long celebration!

Find video recordings of select Owl Together events below. More will be added soon!

Rice Family

Parents & Families Events

Experience a warm Texas welcome and get a taste of Rice’s unique campus life. Parents & Families Events are open to all parents, siblings, aunts, uncles, cousins, four-legged family members and more! Remember to register for these events and more in the Owl Together platform, Cadence. Create an account now!

Alumni networking

Rice Network Events

Leverage the power and vibrancy of the Rice network and learn how Rice can help you with your career goals. Remember to register for these events and more in the Owl Together platform, Cadence. Create an account now!

OEDK open house

Feed Your Curiosity

Tap into your joy of learning and explore fascinating topics with the brilliant minds of campus. Remember to register for these events and more in the Owl Together platform, Cadence. Create an account now!

Rice MOB

Community Spirit

Celebrate what it means to be a Rice Owl with these fun and casual events. Remember to register for these events and more in the Owl Together platform, Cadence. Create an account now!

FOR ALL OWLS AND FAMILIES

From President’s Town Hall to the Owls Got Talent Show, there was something for all Owls and families at Owl Together.

President's Town Hall
President's Lecture Series: Rice Roommate's 50-year Odyssey to a COVID-19 Vaccine
Owls Got Talent Show
A Conversation with Dean Gorman
Rice Ring Celebration
Welcome Video
Rice Mural Reveal and Artist Talk with GONZO247


DAY IN THE LIFE

Explore what life is like on campus this fall with three remarkable students.

A Day in the Life with Amelia Calautti ’21 (Will Rice)
A Day in the Life with Zane Zook, Ph.D. Candidate in Mechanical Engineering
A Day in the Life with Sahana Prabhu ’21 (Martel)


FEED YOUR CURIOSITY

Rice’s vibrant intellectual life was on display as alumni, faculty and friends explored the dimensions of space travel, racial justice, the environment and more.

Live Chat with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine ‘98
Brains in a Bar with David Alexander: The Changing Face of Space
Rice Talks: Racial Justice
Rice Talks: The Environment
How the Pandemic Changed the Future of Travel
A “Stretch” in the Right Direction with Dean Peter Rodriguez and Professor Scott Sonenshein
Making Voting Safe for Voters and Poll Workers with Dr. Robert Stein
Green New Deals (part of our “Planet Now! Conversations in Environmental Studies” series)
Why the Humanities Matter in Times of Pandemic
What Can You Do With a Humanities Degree?
State of the School: New Goals for the Arts and the Humanities in a Rice Liberal Arts Education
Preparing for the Future, How The Center for Career Development Helps All Students Find and Make Their Place in the World
The History of Valhalla
Hanszen College's New Residential Building | Architecture and Public Art


RICE NETWORK

Get some great advice and tips from the global Rice Network.

Smarter Networking with Sallyportal
Life After Rice: Owl Over the World
Young Alumni Life Series: Managing Debt
Student Leadership Forum

A Mural for Owls, By Owls

Rice students, alumni, faculty and staff joined Houston street artist GONZO247 to paint a 40-foot-wide mural on Rice’s campus titled “Adding Value to the Moment.” Watch the mural come to life Oct. 26-31 and hear from the artist as he describes working with Owls to create this stunning piece of art.