iRIDE helps Houston students solve real-world problems in their neighborhood

New Rice K-12 program aims to improve pedestrian safety in Gulfton area

"A group of middle school students from three schools in Houston’s Gulfton neighborhood got a crash course in how engineering plays a direct role in their community this summer.

The Introduction to Research and Innovative Design in Engineering Academy (iRIDE), which is the newest K-12 program under Rice’s Office of STEM Engagement (R-STEM), exposed students to career paths in engineering."

Read the full article from Rice Public Affairs here.


Contact Information

Telephone: (713) 348-8211
Fax: (713) 348-3825

Mailing Address

Office of STEM Engagement
Rice University
P.O. Box 1892, MS-7836
Houston, TX 77251-1892

Street Address

IBC Plaza Houston
5615 Kirby Dr.
Suite 730
Houston, TX 77005-2445