Rain Check celebrates another great year at RCEL

The rain may have washed out the RCEL End of Year party last week, but the Rain Check brought RCEL students together to celebrate the close of another great year.  Current students and those entering ENGI 218/219 in the fall came out to Duncan College for pizza and desserts.  Executive Director Kaz Karwowski recognized RCEL’s graduating […]

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RCEL honors Kishore, Shaw

Teju Kishore has received the 2016 Robert H. Parks, Jr. Prize for Excellence in Engineering Leadership, and Colin C. Shaw the 2016 Engineering Leadership Award, both given by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). “They exemplify the type of engineering graduate RCEL seeks to send into industry. They are intelligent, hard-working and motivated.  As […]

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RCEL Design Challenge introduces students to RCEL

On Friday, April 8, a group of curious undergrads took part in a competition to find out what it’s like to be in the RCEL certificate program. Student teams were tasked with building a bridge that would hold a maximum number of “cars,” with the help of an RCEL certificate program student coach.   A Q&A […]

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RCEL’s Simmons-Pino awarded Rice Global E&C Forum Scholarship

Congratuatlions to RCEL senior Ciara Simmons-Pino (Civil and Environmental Engineering) for her scholarship from the Rice Global E&C Forum! ….. (from the Rice Global E&C Formal Announcement) Annually, the Forum Board of Directors vote to award tuition scholarships to deserving Rice School of Engineering students. Focus of the awards is on applicants who are in […]

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RCEL Mentorship Program gives participants an edge

Anyone familiar with Rice’s School of Engineering knows that Dean Ned Thomas is a passionate believer in what he calls “The Three Ships –” internships, entrepreneurship and leadership. Now, there’s another “ship” on the horizon, mentorship, to enhance participants’ experience in the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership’s Certificate Program. True to Rice’s student-governed roots, when […]

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