June 30, 2022 | UHCL Staff
A recent survey published by Texas Gun Sense reaffirms that Texans favor common sense gun laws including background checks on all potential gun buyers and a federal "red flag" law, yet Texas also holds the tragic distinction of being the state with the two deadliest school shootings in American history.
June 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Public art has a unique function in the community. It's free, it boosts the aesthetics of any location, and it’s open to anyone who happens to pass by. UHCL's newest mural was created last week by 15 young artists from area high schools participating in the Art School for Children's summer program.
June 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
UHCL alumna Kaylee Madden just completed her Bachelor of Science in Finance, but has her eye on a future in politics and leadership. That's why in 2020, she started the university's chapter of SUPERGirls SHINE Foundation, a nonprofit organization aimed at exposing young women of color to mentorship and leadership opportunities to pursue careers in STEM-related fields.
June 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff
If you're in college, it doesn’t matter if you're in summer school, or if you have to study for midterms or finals. Perhaps it’s just a regular Monday afternoon. Sitting on your bed in your dorm room, trying not to overhear your roommate's cell phone conversation isn’t working anymore. Time to find another place to get your homework done.
June 20, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Higher education is about growing, meeting new people, and experiencing life from another perspective, but ultimately, it’s about preparing for a career path and life after school. That’s why students at UHCL hear the word "internship" used frequently during their educational journey.
June 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
University of Houston-Clear Lake President Richard Walker has named Christopher Maynard as senior vice president for Academic Affairs and Provost, effective June 16. Maynard has held the position on an interim basis at UH-Clear Lake since September 2021.
June 10, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Belinda Marshall was named Student of the Year by the Gulf Coast chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals. Marshall received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2020 and is currently working toward her Master of Science in Occupational Health and Safety.
June 08, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Universities often operate similar to a small city with their own buildings, parking, and dedicated law enforcement. Like many cities, they’re learning to invest in smart technologies like geographic information systems that can create, manage and map all kinds of data to make the student experience on campus more accessible and sustainable.
June 03, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Bethany Morgan knew she wanted to be in a helping profession, and considered occupational therapy or school counseling, but finally decided on the mental health care profession, ultimately choosing to work with trauma patients to help them see that they can heal and move forward from their painful life experiences.
June 01, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Genevieve Tannehill and Kavita Ramnath got much more than bachelor's degrees in chemistry from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Their employers were certainly impressed by their rigorous coursework and high achievement, but there was one more thing that made them stand out from other job applicants.
May 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Educators and employers have been reaffirming the importance science and the need for more students to pursue paths in STEM-related fields. UHCL’s Assistant Professor of Microbiology Michael LaMontagne says one of the keys to graduating from a university and starting a lucrative career in STEM is research experience.
May 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Three University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni from the College of Education were voted Teacher of the Year by their respective colleagues for the 2021-22 school year. Jamie Martinez and Katelyn Sanders, both Clear Creek Independent School District teachers, and Dickinson I.S.D. Kindergarten teacher Alexandria Hernandez, were recognized with the award last month.