Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

About Us

Rice Engineering aims to leverage our community’s strengths to build an inclusive school culture that welcomes people from diverse backgrounds and actively seeks to dismantle social and institutional inequities at Rice University and in society. Learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.


Diversity at Rice University

Rice University strives to support students by facilitating environments that promote diversity, inclusion and academic achievement by
maintaining a list of funding opportunities for underrepresented populations.


Featured Events


Wednesday, May 3 | 6:30 - 8pm

ARUBA | New Alumni Welcome Reception

The Association of Rice University Black Alumni (ARUBA) invites you to join us for a reception welcoming our newest members from the Class of 2023!

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Commencement Celebration

Friday, May 5 | 3-5 pm

Rice Engineering Commencement Reception

We invite all Rice Engineering graduates and your guests to join us in celebrating your achievement. Refreshments will be served.

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Interface Rice 2023

Thursday, May 18 | 10:30 am

Interface Rice Conference on Engineering

Hear critical perspectives on DEI in neuroscience and engineering education from Cecilia Fernandez and Canek Phillips.

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