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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Why in the world should I get a PhD in Engineering?

This seminar aims to challenge the prevailing myths and opinions about the importance of considering a Ph.D. in Engineering. In under 40 minutes, the speaker will attempt to show that many of society’s game changers of tomorrow will be those among you who emerge as leaders in technology, and the clearest, most catapulting pathway to this end, is via a PhD in engineering.

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ECE dominates Screech 2016

November 10, 2016 Patrick Kurp, Engineering Communications Originally posted by Rice Engineering Communications The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) almost swept the field at the fifth-annual Screech Competition, sponsored by the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership (RCEL). Seven of the 13 participants who pitched their research in 90-second bursts were graduate students from […]

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SCREECH 2016

The fast-paced lightning talk competition for graduate research is back! SCREECH is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9th, 2016. It will take place in McMurtry Auditorium of Duncan Hall.

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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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