Welcome to the Richard Tapia Center for Excellence & Equity, formally the Center for Excellence and Equity, at Rice University.

The Richard Tapia Center’s mission is to increase the number of Hispanics, African Americans, Native Americans and women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) with an emphasis on leadership development.


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Applying to Graduate School and the Interview Process

June 11, 2015
By: Luis Melara, Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, Shippensburg University

The Top 10 Mistakes: The Unwritten Rules of Interviewing for Industrial and Academic Jobs

March 26, 2015
By: Juan Meza, Dean of Natural Sciences, University of California-Merced

Scientific Visualization: Concept, Execution and Ubiquitous Access

March 6, 2015
By: Dr. Amit Chourasia

MPI workshop

March 4, 2015
By: XSEDE, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications