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'What the Eyes Don't See': Common Reader selection explores environmental equality

August 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

'What the Eyes Don't See': Common Reader selection explores environmental equality

All human beings depend on clean air and water to live, but not all people are equally impacted when the physical environment is toxic. To further explore this issue and other topics surrounding environmental equality, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader program has selected Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City” as its latest text for the First-Year Seminar Program.

UHCL alums change careers, find their purpose in helping others get healthy

August 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alums change careers, find their purpose in helping others get healthy

Change is the only constant in life--Jonathan and Blakley Fletcher can attest to that. Both graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2000 with bachelor’s degrees in fields that they thought would launch their careers.

UHCL alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'

August 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'

One of the most important parts of the college experience is choosing a degree plan for the next four years, but figuring out the right major is one of the most critical decisions a student will make in their young adulthood. It’s something Nereida Rendon learned when she enrolled at University of Houston-Clear Lake that wasn’t from a book: it’s OK to change your mind about your path, because what’s important is that you’re happy with your life.

UHCL steps up safety measures, to implement Smartphone security technology

August 01, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL steps up safety measures, to implement Smartphone security technology

University of Houston-Clear Lake is elevating security and support for the university community by launching SafeZone, a unified safety and communications service from CriticalArc.

Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater

July 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater

"I've got rhythm...I've got music. Who could ask for anything more?" If you’re able to keep singing that song in your mind, then you’ve seen the iconic musical, "An American in Paris," with legendary dancer Gene Kelly partnering with Leslie Caron in this love story set in post-World War II Paris.

UHCL Art Gallery exhibits its own collection, features Judy Chicago works

July 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL Art Gallery exhibits its own collection, features Judy Chicago works

Featuring posters, paintings, fabric art and sculptures from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s long tradition of exhibiting art, the university’s art gallery is opening a show entitled, “Works from the UHCL Collection,” opening July 25 and running through Aug. 19.

Fascinating cities from anthropological viewpoint: Students visit Nairobi, Mombasa

July 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Fascinating cities from anthropological viewpoint: Students visit Nairobi, Mombasa

Twelve anthropology and sociology students from University of Houston-Clear Lake spent two weeks in June traveling in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya to experience a new culture and appreciate the diversity in sub-Saharan Africa.

UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest

July 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest

Nineteen environmental science and biology students from University of Houston-Clear Lake, led by Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Cindy Howard, traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to study the rainforest and research the wildlife and ecology in the region.

UHCL at Pearland offers drone pilot training, preparation for FAA pilot certification

July 13, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL at Pearland offers drone pilot training, preparation for FAA pilot certification

In partnership with DartDrones, one of the nation’s leaders in drone training, UH-Clear Lake at Pearland is offering a 3-day basic sUAS flight training and 107 pilot test preparation program for those who seek to gain professional drone piloting skills necessary for FAA certification.

Global Healthcare course takes students to U.K.: "Travel is critical, your perceptions change"

July 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Global Healthcare course takes students to U.K.:

Traveling internationally can enhance more than a college student’s resume. For Edgar Tijerina, who is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from University of Houston-Clear Lake, taking a course called Global Healthcare and traveling to Harlaxton College in Grantham, England will impact him far beyond what he lists on his resume.

Welcome to the jungle! Students travel to Amazon, study wildlife, ecology, human impact

July 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Welcome to the jungle! Students travel to Amazon, study wildlife, ecology, human impact

Students studying environmental science or biology at University of Houston-Clear Lake traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to explore the region and learn about the largest, most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest on the planet.

UHCL students visit Kenya; study healthcare, visit cultural sites

July 08, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL students visit Kenya; study healthcare, visit cultural sites

Six healthcare administration students, as well as 12 students in the Anthropology program took a two-week trip to Nairobi, Kenya last month. The healthcare group visited four area hospitals along with Ayadi and her faculty co-lead, Assistant Professor of Critical Social Psychology Enciso Dominguez.