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New book spotlights Latinas in flight

September 21, 2020 | UHCL Staff

New book spotlights Latinas in flight

Hawks are known for soaring, and a passion for aerospace has led to a unique University of Houston-Clear Lake connection to a barrier-breaking new book, “Latinas in Aviation.”

UHCL's Telehealth ABA World Project goes beyond autism support

September 18, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL's Telehealth ABA World Project goes beyond autism support

The wide range of symptoms associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder are complex enough to deal with, but when an array of other problems are also present in a child with autism, it can become overwhelming to navigate.

Contribute to UHCL student success, help choose QEP topic

September 17, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Contribute to UHCL student success, help choose QEP topic

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members can all contribute to student success at the University of Houston-Clear Lake by helping pick the next topic for the 2022 Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP).

Hispanic Heritage Month: Books by Latinx authors to add to your reading list

September 16, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Hispanic Heritage Month: Books by Latinx authors to add to your reading list

To inspire readers to read works by Latin or Hispanic authors during Hispanic Heritage Month, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Clinical Assistant Professor of Humanities and Women’s and Gender Studies Wanalee Romero, who teaches in the university’s Latinx and Latin American Studies programs, has selected five of her favorite books.

Common Reader selection explores themes of racism, inequality

September 16, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Common Reader selection explores themes of racism, inequality

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader program is joining the national discussion about the impact of racial and economic inequality in American society by choosing the New York Times bestseller, “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” by Wes Moore, as its Common Reader selection.

UHCL announces new Institute for Human and Planetary Sustainability

September 15, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL announces new Institute for Human and Planetary Sustainability

University of Houston-Clear Lake is pleased to announce the launch of a new Institute for Human and Planetary Sustainability (IHAPS), focused on supporting world-leading projects and programs toward advancing sustainable solutions.

UHCL reaches milestone as Hispanic-Serving Institution, celebrates Hispanic identity

September 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL reaches milestone as Hispanic-Serving Institution, celebrates Hispanic identity

The University of Houston-Clear Lake continues its mission to excel in enrolling, educating and graduating Latinx students. In this year’s Hispanic Heritage Month events, taking place both virtually and in-person between Tuesday, Sept. 15 and Thursday, Oct. 15, we reaffirm our pride in our 10th anniversary as a designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI).

UHCL alumnus named to 9/11 medical advisory committee

September 10, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alumnus named to 9/11 medical advisory committee

Nineteen years after the world’s deadliest terrorist attack, the first responders, support personnel and members of the general public directly affected by the attacks of 9/11 are still suffering from health complications. Now, University of Houston-Clear Lake alumnus Michael Larrañaga is joining the effort to provide medical care to those affected by the attacks.

UH System adopts test-optional admissions

September 10, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UH System adopts test-optional admissions

The University of Houston System, including the University of Houston-Clear Lake, has joined a growing number of higher education institutions in adopting test-optional admissions through summer 2022 in response to disruptions caused by the COVD-19 pandemic.

Short Takes

September 09, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events

Difficult diagnoses, times two: Mom of twins with autism shares experiences

September 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Difficult diagnoses, times two: Mom of twins with autism shares experiences

When her twin sons were about a year old, Lydia Rios knew something did not seem right. They had been reaching their developmental milestones, but they stopped reacting, making eye contact and interacting with her as they had before. At about three years old, her twins were diagnosed with autism.

Social work students help young immigrants' transition to America

September 04, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Social work students help young immigrants' transition to America

U.S. public schools are serving significantly more immigrant students today than in recent decades, reports the George W. Bush Institute. Mariana Martinez and Josue Luna, students in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Social Work program, have learned to apply their skills and training to help immigrant students transition to life in American schools.