UHCL News

Bayou Theater offers Flex Pass for holiday season gift givers

November 20, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Bayou Theater offers Flex Pass for holiday season gift givers

The Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake is offering a stocking-sized Flex Pass, perfect for the theater lovers on any gift list.

UHCL Writing Center helps students get it ‘write’

November 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Writing Center helps students get it ‘write’

There are those who have a real dread of writing assignments, while others might simply lack the confidence, the patience, or the proper skills to write effectively. Some students might be struggling with having to write about complex topics in English when it’s not their first language. That’s where the Writing Center at University of Houston-Clear Lake can be a valuable resource to students who are working through a research paper, an essay, or even a resume.

UHCL celebrates construction milestone for Recreation and Wellness Building

November 10, 2017 | George Mattingly II

UHCL celebrates construction milestone for Recreation and Wellness Building

Members of the UH-Clear Lake community joined contractors, engineers, architects and construction workers in the future multi-activity court space in the Recreation and Wellness Building in a celebratory event commemorating the completion of the structural portion of the building's construction.

Take the anxiety out of calculus at Math Center

November 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Take the anxiety out of calculus at Math Center

If the mere mention of the word “calculus” automatically gives you an overwhelming fear response, you’re not alone. But if you’re majoring in engineering, science, or business management, you’ll have to conquer calculus. Fortunately, the Math Center at University of Houston-Clear Lake offers a Supplemental Instruction program in calculus and tutor Evan Howington, a math/physics double major, is one of the tutors ready to help.

Art history educator UHCL’s nominee for statewide Piper Award

November 07, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Art history educator UHCL’s nominee for statewide Piper Award

Sarah Costello, assistant professor of art history, is University of Houston-Clear Lake’s nominee for the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation’s 2017-18 Piper Professor Award, an honor bestowed annually to 10 outstanding educators from Texas institutions of higher learning.

Distinguished alumni, outstanding professor lauded at UHCL celebration

November 03, 2017 | George Mattingly II

Distinguished alumni, outstanding professor lauded at UHCL celebration

University of Houston-Clear Lake faculty, staff, alumni and donors recognized the accomplishments of the UHCL community at the 2017 Alumni Celebration on Oct. 7 at South Shore Harbour Resort and Conference Center.

Community college art exhibition to open at UHCL Art Gallery

November 03, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Community college art exhibition to open at UHCL Art Gallery

Artists currently studying studio arts in area community colleges are presenting their works in the Art Gallery at University of Houston-Clear Lake in a juried exhibition titled, “15th Houston Area Community College Student Exhibition.” The public show opens Thursday, Nov. 9 and runs through Friday, Dec. 15. The opening reception is Wednesday, Nov. 8 from 5-7 p.m. with an awards presentation at 6 p.m.

Student documents art prof’s process for short film competition

November 01, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Student documents art prof’s process for short film competition

Junior art and design student Jonathan Zapata chose his ceramics professor, Clay Leonard, to be the subject of a short documentary film that he submitted for competition. His film, which highlighted Leonard’s process in creating serving plates, won runner-up.

UH-Clear Lake microbiologist continues research into post-Harvey effects

October 26, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake microbiologist continues research into post-Harvey effects

A University of Houston-Clear Lake microbiologist will continue to focus on the ecological damage done by Hurricane Harvey, thanks to rapid response funding from the National Science Foundation.

UHCL students celebrate Diwali

October 25, 2017 | George Mattingly II

UHCL students celebrate Diwali

UHCL students hosted a celebration of the Indian festival, Diwali, on Oct. 22.

UH-Clear Lake to host digital humanities ‘unconference’

October 25, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake to host digital humanities ‘unconference’

The University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting its first The Humanities and Technology Camp, or THATCamp, to bring together researchers, educators and others who use digital means to study human society and culture. Called an “unconference” for its mostly free-form structure, the theme of the Nov. 3-4 event is data visualization, the practice of giving data visual context to make it more easily understandable.

Short Takes

October 24, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Sacred Arts of Tibet Tour at UHCL; Habitat Volunteer Days; Student Exhibition, foreign language courses; professor honored by alma mater