Franz Brotzen ’80 (“The Thought Factory”) is a freelance writer living in Houston and frequent contributor to Rice Magazine.  

Gracia Lam (“In Pursuit of Nothing”) is an award-winning, Toronto-based illustrator whose work aims to reinvent everyday objects and mundane environments.

Illustrator Alex Eben Meyer (“We Don’t Know”) has worked with a wide range of editorial, book and advertising clients. He recently illustrated two children’s books: “Hero vs. Villain” and “Creature vs. Teacher.”


Ruth Oh Reitmeier ’92
(“In Pursuit of Nothing”) is a certified leadership coach who manages the various coaching-related programs for Rice’s Doerr Institute for New Leaders.