The Bioengineering Graduate Student Association (BIOE GSA) was founded in 2001 to represent the interests of bioengineering graduate students at Rice. The primary goals of the BIOE GSA are to promote professional and personal relationships among graduate students and faculty, to provide an outlet for voicing concerns, and to contribute to professional growth. Follow BIOE GSA on Facebook (@RiceBioEGSA), Instagram (@ricebioegsa), and Twitter (@RiceBIOEGSA).
The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) chapter at Rice University is a professional, academic and social club that is made up of students interested in biomedical engineering. They seek to provide guidance and information to incoming bioengineering students and build the biomedical engineering community at Rice and the Houston area. The club attempts to connect members to bioengineers across the nation working in industry, in medicine, and in academia.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) is a national, non-profit educational service organization dedicated to making known the need for women engineers and encouraging young women to consider an engineering education. The SWE at Rice hosts several events throughout the year and offers information about jobs, scholarships, mentor programs, and involvement in the community.
The Rice University student chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) seeks to increase the number of Hispanic science and engineering students, develop and participate in programs with industry and the university, and provide a forum for the exchange of information.
Rice University’s Graduate Student Association (GSA) seeks to enrich the graduate student experience and to represent, support, and promote graduate student interests and values. An integral and essential part of the Rice community, the GSA provides programs and services aiding in recruitment and retention of graduate students, represents graduate student interests to the university administration, and builds a strong sense of community both on and off campus.