RCEL Mentorship 2016 Kick-Off Recap

The RCEL Mentorship Program Kick-Off event took place last night in Duncan Hall on the Rice Campus.  Students and mentors came out to learn more about the program, and to meet each other face-to-face, many for the first time.   RCEL Executive Director Kaz Karwoski welcomed the group, and Emma Gray (senior, CS), the RCEL Mentorship Student […]

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RCEL wins Rice Global E&C Forum 2016 Award for Excellence

Press release from the Rice Global Forum Rice Center for Engineering Leadership recognized for enriching engineering education HOUSTON—A program at Rice University that provides engineering students with leadership, team-participation, communication, and entrepreneurial skills not covered in traditional engineering curricula was named recipient of the 2016 Award for Excellence by the Rice Global Engineering & Construction […]

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Karwowski a keynote speaker at IEEC 2016

RCEL Executive Director Kaz Karwowski was a keynote speaker at the IEEC 2016 Conference at Liverpool John Moores University in Liverpool, England on Thursday, September 8. IEEC is the leading global three day forum for enterprise and entrepreneurship educators and practitioners. According to the IEEC website, the conference “is highly regarded for its participatory style […]

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Engineering Liftoff 2016 a success!

The fifth annual Engineering Liftoff was a great success on Saturday, September 10 – over 170 participants, including freshmen, upperclass coaches, RCEL faculty/staff and other volunteers, crowded into the RMC Grand Hall for a day of challenges and fun.  The competition designs were very creative this year, including catapults, canons and slingshots!  Three student speakers […]

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