The Rodman Scholars Program is the honors program for the top 5% of each class in the engineering school. Students are selected for their superior academic performance and potential to become the engineering leaders of tomorrow. Rodmans are placed into a special first-year curriculum that allows them to expand and develop their talents by building and learning from each other. In addition to the first-year curriculum, the Rodman Scholars Program encourages Rodmans to explore their interests through 1-credit seminars chosen by the scholars themselves. Throughout their four years, Rodmans are given access to special research and design opportunities to continue developing their engineering and leadership skills.

Professor Dana Elzey oversees the Rodman Scholars Program while the Rodman Council organizes a variety of events for the Rodmans and manages much of the day-to-day operations of the program, in conjunction with Professor Elzey. All Rodmans can be a part of Rodman Council and are encouraged to attend meetings that take place every other week throughout the semester.


Rotunda Dinner Media
April 6, 2014
Check out our videos from the Rodman Rotunda Dinner!

We've also added some photos to the photo gallery.
2013-2014 Annual Report
April 2, 2014
We're very excited to present the 2013-2014 Rodman Scholars Annual Report . The Report gives some highlights of the Rodman Scholars Program, and some student features, from the past year.
Rodman Days on the Lawn: April 7th and April 18th
March 20, 2014
Students who have been admitted to the Rodman Scholars program are invited to attend Rodman-specific events on April 7 and April 18.

Schedule for these days:
11:00-12:00 Panel with Professor Elzey and current scholars, Rice 120
12:00-1:00 Lunch with current scholars, Rice lobby
1:00-2:00 Poster session with current scholars, Wilsdorf Atrium

If you choose to attend a different Day on the Lawn there will still be opportunities to meet Professor Elzey and current students.

Schedule for these days:
11:15-12:00 Meet with Professor Elzey and current students, Rice 204
12:00-1:00 Lunch with current students, Rice lobby.
First Year Scholar Housing Changes
April 23, 2013
The first-year honors housing will be changing slightly in the coming year. The biggest change is that scholars give up their spot in honors housing if they request a non-scholar roommate, and will instead be assigned a random dorm in the normal housing process. See the current scholars page for more information about this change.
Rodman Council Presidential Election Results
April 16, 2013
We are happy to announce we have the results for our 2013-14 Rodman elections: Congratulations to our new Co-Presidents, Yiqi Cao and Alisha Geldert! We are confident they will do amazing things, and we're excited to see where they will lead our program this next year. Please join us also in thanking Jeff Principe and Amir Tabaian. It was a close election, and we truly appreciate the dedication of these two fantastic individuals to the future of our program.
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