Rice Engineering, RCEL busy during National Engineers Week 2017

Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications During National Engineers Week for 2017, Rice University delivered the message to more than 800 students and teachers that engineering is an excellent way to earn a living and help change the world. “We’re interested in acculturating the next generation of engineering students. We want to prepare them for STEM opportunities […]

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RCEL students experience new perspectives of leadership at US Naval Academy and West Point conferences

Above: (R-L) Rachel Nguyen, Saurabh Harohalli, and David Van Kleeck at the USNA Leadership Conference Every year, RCEL sponsors students to attend national leadership conferences to expose them to new and different perspectives of leadership.  This year, students attended the United States Naval Academy (USNA) Leadership Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, as well as National Conference on […]

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RCEL students host Boba & Board Game Study Break

On Monday evening, the RCEL Student Engagement Committee hosted a Boba & Board Game Study Break for all current RCEL certificate program students.  Over 40 students came together to play board games like Banana Gram and Settlers of Catan, sip boba tea, and get to know each other. “Our goal was to show people that RCEL […]

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RCEL Boba & Board Game Study Break

Hey RCEL! On Monday, February 13 at 7:00 P.M. we will be having a board game and boba study break in the McMurtry library. Come grab a free drink, play some board games and cards, get to know other students in RCEL!

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Layton Scholarship winners combine engineering, arts

Originally posted on engineering.rice.edu Monday, February 6, 2017 Holly Beretto, Engineering Communications Donaldo Almazan and Isaac Phillips are the winners of this year’s Phil Layton Scholarships. Almazan is a junior chemical engineering major and Phillips is a senior mechanical engineer. The scholarship is awarded annually to engineering students who have made significant contributions not only […]

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RCEL leads leadership training at Fort Benning in Georgia

  In January, RCEL Executive Director Kaz Karwowski and David Van Kleeck, Professor in the Practice of Engineering Leadership, traveled to the US Army’s Fort Benning near Columbus, Georgia to conduct a leadership training for soldiers and staff at Martin Army Community Hospital. More than 50 participants attended the two-day workshop. While on the base, Karwowski and Van Kleeck visited the parachute training jump towers that […]

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Rice’s Fred Higgs makes leaders

Originally posted on HoustonChronicle.com Teaching engineers to see the big picture By Kyrie O’Connor December 13, 2016 C. Fred Higgs III remembers the day, in third grade, that he got an A+ in math. “It drove me, the way adults reacted,” he says now. Education was paramount in the Higgs household in Tallahassee, Fla., and both of […]

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REA Trivia Night tests Rice student/alumni smarts!

“Baker College was established as one of the four original residential colleges at Rice University in the fall of 1957.  The famous detective Sherlock Holmes lived at 221B Baker Street – name the first Sherlock Holmes novel published in 1887.” Though the evening was a bit chilly, over 45 Rice Engineering Alumni (REA) members and Rice engineering […]

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REA Trivia Night and Dinner at Rice!

The Rice Engineering Alumni (REA) is hosting a Trivia Night at Rice and you’re invited! Open to all engineering majors and years, teams of REA members and Rice students will compete to answer trivia is engineering, history, pop culture, and more!

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