Research Inquiry Summer Enrichment Program

Program Overview

The STEM Research Inquiry Summer Enrichment (STEM RISE) program is a collaborative project between the UH College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics STEM teacher preparation program, teachHOUSTON, and the UH Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine.

STEM RISE activities and strategic planning are conducted in partnership with Third Ward community leaders and Jack Yates High School.

Undergraduate STEM majors and Medical students participating in the STEM RISE program can expect opportunities for conducting research in UH STEM labs, along with hands-on instruction and professional development on best practices in research, teaching, and mentoring.

Jack Yates High School STEM RISE Scholars will gain hands-on experience while participating in UH STEM research under the guidance of mentors including STEM faculty, undergraduate STEM majors, and medical students. Scholars will also become familiarized with all that UH campus offers through on-campus tours, field trips, and dining.

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This project is supported by a grant from the National Science FoundationNSF (DUE 2121455). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.