March 19, 2018 | Katherine Adams
In Houston, there’s an almost endless demand for highly qualified mechanical engineers. That’s why University of Houston-Clear Lake is offering up-and-coming engineering students the opportunity to obtain a new, competitive bachelor of science in mechanical engineering in a leading-edge science, technology, engineering and math facility.
March 16, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Clear Creek ISD students and their families were invited to meet with University of Houston-Clear Lake faculty and staff to learn about programs and take a tour of the departments and growing campus Feb. 28.
March 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams
The devastating psychological effects of violence on children can linger for their entire lives. Girls and boys in parts of the Middle East have been living amid armed conflict since birth, and Brian McCarty, a Los Angeles-based photographer, offered a new perspective on their trauma with his War-Toys photo series. A unique exhibition encompassing his early work on the project, “War-Toys: Israel, West Bank and Gaza Strip” in the Art Gallery at University of Houston-Clear Lake culminated in a presentation led by McCarty and attended by students, faculty and community members.
March 14, 2018 | Katherine Adams
The selections juried into this year’s University of Houston-Clear Lake Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, which opens April 5 and runs through May 3, were the result of a newly implemented mentoring process that took place between graduating senior BFA majors, December graduates and a member of the art and design faculty of each artist’s choosing.
March 13, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Learn more about the social, religious and cultural changes currently taking place in Turkey. On April 6 at 9 a.m. Assistant Professor of History Cengiz Sisman will present “Turkey: The Emergence of the First Secular Muslim Country,” in the Garden Room of the Bayou Building, University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. Members pay a one-time membership fee for $26 and $18 for each class.
March 09, 2018 | Katherine Adams
At the core of Riyaaz Qawwali’s musical performances is interfaith awareness and a celebration of the diversity in South Asia. The seven-man ensemble returns to share its particular brand of centuries-old spiritual, devotional music for their second performance of the season at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater Saturday, March 31, 7:30 p.m., with an additional event scheduled to enhance the audience’s understanding of the music’s cultural origins and message.
March 09, 2018 | Jim Townsend
University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Chemistry Daniel Zerong Wang is recipient of a 2018 PROSE Award, the Association of American Publishers’ highest honors for professional and scholarly works. Wang won the award in the category of Multivolume Reference/Science for the “Encyclopedia of Physical Organic Chemistry,” published by the prestigious John Wiley and Sons, Inc. in 2017.
March 08, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Anthropology students at University of Houston-Clear Lake had the opportunity to learn from 23 students and two professors from Fukushima University in Japan how they coped with the events of March 11, 2011. On that day, Fukushima suffered an earthquake, followed by a devastating tsunami that triggered the nuclear reactors at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant to malfunction, causing the most significant nuclear accident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
March 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Due to inclement weather during University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Spring Open House in February, a second event was added for March 24, noon-3 p.m. in the Student Services and Classroom Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. Prospective students and their guests can meet current UHCL faculty, staff and students who can answer questions about degree programs, financial aid, and more. Friends and family are also welcome to enjoy the music, campus tours and fun activities.
March 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams
With the success of Alvin Community College’s newly- forged partnership to offer courses on the University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus beginning in fall 2017, Cynthia Griffith, vice president of instruction at ACC said the college is expanding its course offerings.
March 06, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Although Hurricane Harvey’s high waters have long receded, many University of Houston-Clear Lake students are still struggling with the after-effects. That’s why Assistant Professor of Literature Joanna Eleftheriou, together with UH-Clear Lake’s Writing Center, have scheduled an open-mic event entitled, “Renewal,” on March 28 from 6-9 p.m. in the Garden Room of the Bayou Building. Audiences have the chance to hear two accomplished, recently published local authors as well as members of the audience who wish to share poetry or fiction of their own which deals with the theme of renewal.