Friends of Fondren Library

The Books That Shaped My World

Joe Karlgaard, Rice University Director of Athletics, Recreation & Lifetime Fitness, will be the featured speaker for the October presentation of The Books That Shaped My World.  Dr. Karlgaard will discuss books that have been meaningful or had an impact on his life. A reception will follow the presentation.


Friends of Fondren Library - Annual Meeting & Membership Kick-Off Dinner

This year's Friends of Fondren Library annual meeting and membership dinner will feature Gregory Curtis '66, one of the most respected magazine editors in the country. Under his 20-year tenure as editor-in-chief, Texas Monthly won five National Magazine Awards, generally considered the highest award in the magazine industry. Recipient of the 2015 Rice ARA Distinguished Alumni Award, Curtis is the author of two nonfiction books "Cave Painters" and "Disarmed." 

Reception - 6 p.m.  /  Dinner - 6:45 p.m.