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Alumni

Summar McGee ’20 and Sonia Torres Rodríguez ’19
4 months ago

Summar McGee ’20 and Sonia Torres Rodríguez ’19

The murder of former Houston resident George Floyd in late May struck a chord with Summar McGee and Sonia Torres Rodríguez, as it did for so many people around the world. 


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Raj Salhotra ’13
4 months ago

Raj Salhotra ’13

When you speak with Raj Salhotra about his mission to improve opportunities for under-resourced students, your first response is to ask where to sign up to help. The focus of …
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Chelsea Sharpe ’15
4 months ago

Chelsea Sharpe ’15

Violinist Chelsea Sharpe has performed at Carnegie Hall and the Hollywood Bowl and has been conducted by everyone from John Williams to Kanye West. As a fellow at the New …
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Vivas Kumar ’14
4 months ago

Vivas Kumar ’14

As an electrical engineering major, Vivas Kumar learned a lot about batteries and energy storage for electricity. This knowledge came in handy after graduation, when he joined Tesla’s battery materials team …
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Kim Rightor ’16
4 months ago

Kim Rightor ’16

In March, Kim Rightor was a year and a half into her Peace Corps stint when she and more than 7,000 other volunteers were evacuated due to COVID-19 — the first …
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Shaan Patel ’14
4 months ago

Shaan Patel ’14

Shaan Patel is only 28 years old, but his resume reads like one that belongs to a seasoned professional — he’s an architectural designer, owns a design and construction firm, …
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Estevan Delgado ’13
4 months ago

Estevan Delgado ’13

Estevan Delgado was just months away from graduation when he felt called to change his life’s course. 

Though he had long planned to become a physician, Delgado began reconsidering what …
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Face Time
7 months ago

Face Time

Chethan: I applied early decision to Rice. I wanted to go to a place that was warm and friendly and very diverse. I wasn’t crazy about the idea of being …
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Distance Learning in the Delta
7 months ago

Distance Learning in the Delta

Bonnie: “We’re in the country-country, Ms. Miller, we really have nothing to worry about,” the lead teacher on my hall reassured me. Characteristically, she sought to allay any fears about …
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Mission Critical
7 months ago

Mission Critical

I am a critical pulmonary care physician, which means that I manage the most critically ill patients in the hospital — generally, patients who have multiple organ failure. Because they …
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