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July 22, 2018

Urban Immersion Session II

Aug. 20, 2018

Discovery Week

Aug. 22, 2018

Discover Research Fair
4:30 p.m.

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Houston air quality event connects research findings to action in local communities

"Bringing Houston Air Pollution Research to Local Action: Acute Health Effects for Vulnerable Populations" on Friday, September 25th brought together city leaders, community voices, and researchers for a series of moderated discussions that connected research findings to action on air quality issues in Houston.

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Fostering civic leadership through integrated curricular and experiential learning opportunities that enable students to understand the complexity of social issues, their roles as active members of society, and the mechanisms for achieving equitable and inclusive communities.


Updates & Upcoming Events

APPLY NOW to be an Urban Immersion 2018 participant! Deadline to apply is June 3rd by 11:59pm CST.

Student Opportunity Center 

The Center for Civic Leadership and Office of Inquiry-Based Learning are excited to announce the launch of the Student Opportunity Center, a centralized resource for Rice students to find experiential learning opportunities on- and off-campus. The SOC’s focus on research, funding, and conferences complements the resources already provided by CCD's Handshake. We recommend that you use both databases to identify the full range of opportunities available to you as a Rice student. Click here to access your SOC account.


Houston-Centered Policy Challenge

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KHOU highlights HART team findings on pollution in Houston
May 11, 2016

A spring Houston Action Research Team's air quality study made the local news.

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Rice students win Fulbright Scholarships
May 10, 2016

7 Rice University students have been awarded the prestigious Fulbright.

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