Female Self-Defense Seminar @ Rice University


On Sat. March 25th, Rice Athletics and the Girl Scouts are hosting a 90min seminar to empower women and girls with the mindset and physical skills necessary to prevent and defend against violent encounters. Admission to the seminar is free with a ticket to the Rice Baseball game!  Open to more »


Huge month for K-12 STEM outreach!!!


Over the past few weeks, the Kino-Eye Center has worked with many community partners to bring exciting new technology learning opportunities to students and teachers in the Houston area. Microsoft Youth Spark – The Youth Bowl Experience As a part of an ongoing partnership with Microsoft Youth Spark, the Kino-Eye more »


Cesare Wright wins 2016 Houston Humanitarian Award!


For his work in supporting K-12 STEM education outreach, rape-prevention and anti-bullying programs, and flood victim relief efforts, Cesare Wright (Kino-Eye Center President) received the 2016 Houston Humanitarian Award from Goodspire, Random Acts of Kindness Foundation (RAK), and the City of Houston.  Wright also recently won the Community Impact Award from the more »


Rice Drone Camp


Drone technology has taken the world by storm – figuratively and literally! The popularity of this new technology invites exciting learning opportunities, but also begs the question:  How may educators tap into the popularity of drones to advance education and better engage students? In Aug. 2015, the Rice Center for Engineering Leadership hosted a group of 20 middle more »


Valley West @ Microsoft

May 1st was an exciting day for one luck group 5th grade girls from Valley West Elementary School!  Accompanied by Shelea Majors (Kino-Eye Center Education Director), the students spent a day at Microsoft, learning about STEM careers for women, and hearing first-hand accounts from successful female engineers. Following a series more »


World Youth Foundation STEM Outreach


The Kino-Eye Center and Rice University ran a K-12 STEM outreach lab on Sat. Jan 24th, in partnership with the World Youth Foundation, Microsoft, ConocoPhillips, and the 100 Black Men mentorship organization. Cesare Wright (Kino-Eye Center President) led a group of local middle and high school students through an adapted more »


Media First Program

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Students learning to create and take control of media. Media First is a Kino-Eye Center initiative that builds on the extensive professional media experience of our Directors. Drawing on his background as a documentary filmmaker and News Editor & Special Projects Consultant for Fox 26 News, Cesare Wright collaborated with more »


K-12 Robotics & Math/Science Night

Valley West Elementary, a HoustonISD STEM Engineering Magnet School, was the first school in the district to offer a Robotics Course for elementary school students, via a generous contribution from Schlumberger. Valley West Elementary K-5 Robotics Program Schlumberger donated entry-level LEGO Mindstorms NXT robotics design kits to Valley West, and more »


Romulo Reis Pereira


Romulo Reis Pereira is a Gracie Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu 3rd Degree Black Belt, international competition champion, and lead instructor at the Rilion Gracie Academy in Houston, TX.


KINO LORBER Summer Internship in Film/Media Distribution. Apply now!


Kino Lorber VP Elizabeth Sheldon speaks with Rice University students   Following a series of successful Kino-Eye Center sponsored lecture panels and screening events at Rice University, we are working with Kino Lorber to pre-screen and recommend highly qualified applicants for the prestigious Kino Lorber summer internship program. Upon request, more »