The Research Intensive Series in Engineering for Underrepresented Populations (RISE-UP) is an undergraduate research program that started in 2005. RISE-UP provides academic year and summer research opportunities.
Keep underrepresented students interested in engineering and learning
Encourage innovation, discovery, and independent thinking
Encourage students to go on to graduate school and perhaps the professoriate.
Provides collaborative team building between professors, graduate students, and undergraduates
RISE-UP Scholars since 2005
Retained in major
Went to graduate school
67% Went to industry