The Right Path

Last Friday I had the privilege to attend the dedication event of the new Rice Center for Engineering Leadership. What an exciting new center, dedicated to helping engineering students identify and solve the world’s most pressing problems. How I wish something like this had existed back when I was a Rice engineering student! The eventContinue reading “The Right Path”

Jurassic IMD

Yesterday our afternoon class was interrupted by numerous loud booms that sounded (and felt!) progressively closer and closer. Theories about the source of such tremors ranged from the boring (construction of the building next door) to the outlandish (fiesty Evian launching an offensive from the other side of Lake Geneva). As I sat watching theContinue reading “Jurassic IMD”

Rice at IMD

Yesterday’s classes featured two prominent Rice alumni. In Entrepreneurship we covered John Doerr (class of ’73 and ’74), one of the world’s most influential venture capitalists. Later, in an etiquette class, we saw pictures of Jim Turley (class of ’77 and ’78), the Global Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young, who apparently knows howContinue reading “Rice at IMD”