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Artist documents destruction of Iraqi, Afghan culture in exhibition at UHCL

July 16, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Artist documents destruction of Iraqi, Afghan culture in exhibition at UHCL

Piers Secunda is an New York-based British artist who doesn’t use paintbrushes, so don’t expect to see anything on a canvas or piece of paper at his exhibitions. As an artist, he’s focused on using paint as the medium with which to capture the marks and the textures of violence inflicted by ISIS on Kurdish and Iraqi culture over the last decade. His exhibition, entitled “ISIS Bullet Hole Paintings,” will be on exhibition in the Art Gallery at University of Houston-Clear Lake from Sept. 12-Nov. 14.

UHCL's prof's book on coping with life after divorce is nominated for award

July 15, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL's prof's book on coping with life after divorce is nominated for award

“Beyond Love Trauma,” a book written by University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Professor Paul Wagner, has been nominated for an International Book Award, which recognizes mainstream and indie authors in multiple categories.

New dean’s mission: build on UHCL’s legacy of science and engineering

July 12, 2019 | Jim Townsend

New dean’s mission: build on UHCL’s legacy of science and engineering

Miguel A. Gonzalez, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new dean of the College of Science and Engineering, says he believes a university should be the engine of innovation and technology-based economic development. “That’s what universities are supposed to be and do,” he said.

Blog: UHCL profs' research trip to Kenyan university culminates in visit to national park

July 12, 2019 | Mike McMullen

Blog: UHCL profs' research trip to Kenyan university culminates in visit to national park

Dr. Woldu and I are finishing our time in Kenya this week, having final meetings with faculty and administrators at the United States International University-Africa as they enact the Memorandum of Understanding signed by our two universities.

For new VP of Student Affairs, UHCL a Houston homecoming

July 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams

For new VP of Student Affairs, UHCL a Houston homecoming

Aaron J. Hart will become University of Houston-Clear Lake’s vice president for its new division of Student Affairs beginning July 1. Hart comes to UH-Clear Lake from University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he served as associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs since 2017.

From teacher to superintendent, path paved by positive relationships

July 10, 2019 | Katherine Adams

From teacher to superintendent, path paved by positive relationships

Carol Nelson always knew she wanted to work with children. At first, she thought she’d become a pediatrician, but realized that her true calling was to teach young children to love books. Named Alvin ISD’s school superintendent in May, Nelson, a double University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna, said she learned that building relationships was the key to any position she held in an organization.

Short Takes

July 09, 2019 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

New director hopes to bridge gap between UHCL alumni, students

July 08, 2019 | Katherine Adams

New director hopes to bridge gap between UHCL alumni, students

When Carri Hill found out that University of Houston-Clear Lake had a new, state-of-the-art Recreation and Wellness Center, she became a member. When the university posted an opening in her area of expertise—alumni relations management—she responded immediately and on July 1, began her new role as UH-Clear Lake’s director of alumni engagement.

Blog: Profs travel Kenya, set foundations for UHCL student study abroad opportunities

July 08, 2019 | Mike McMullen

Blog: Profs travel Kenya, set foundations for UHCL student study abroad opportunities

Drs. Woldu and McMullen continued their goal of setting up the Memorandum of Understanding between UHCL and United States International University-Africa by scouting out sites for UHCL students to visit on future study abroad trips to Kenya.

Alum returns to campus to lead support, advocacy for Texas transgender community

July 05, 2019 | George Mattingly II

Alum returns to campus to lead support, advocacy for Texas transgender community

Representatives from colleges and universities across Texas gathered at University of Houston-Clear Lake to learn about research, resources and new ideas to support transgender people at educational institutions at the 11th Annual Texas Transgender Nondiscrimination Summit.The two-day event was led by Founder and Executive Director of TTNS Josephine P. Tittsworth, who is a UHCL graduate.

Short Takes

July 02, 2019 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

From victim to champion: UHCL alumna honored for environmental work

July 02, 2019 | Jim Townsend

From victim to champion: UHCL alumna honored for environmental work

University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna Jackie Young was a model, until poisoning by heavy metals in her home’s water supply changed her life’s course. Now she’s a model citizen: a vocal environmental activist, grass-roots organizer and clean-water advocate.