Alumni & Giving

As a graduate of Rice Statistics, you’ve joined a network of alumni who have become leaders in industry and academia. We’re proud of our alumni who are conducting high impact research and solving real-world problems that are changing industry, healthcare, and government policy. We encourage you to sign up for our newsletter, submit a story about an interesting alumnus/a or consider a gift to the department to help the next generation of Owls.

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James R. Thompson Memorial Fund

To honor the life and contributions of James R. Thompson, the Department of Statistics established an endowed fund in 2018, through the generous contributions of family, friends and colleagues. The fund supports the James R. Thompson Distinguished Lecture Series and the James R. Thompson Student Award.

Learn more about the James R. Thompson Memorial Fund.