UHCL News

Charter faculty members reminisce in UHCL history panel

September 20, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Charter faculty members reminisce in UHCL history panel

Members of UHCL's charter faculty recalled UHCL's early history in a panel discussion Monday, part of the President Ira K.Blake's Investiture Week celebration.

UHCL online MBA program ranked among best in the nation

September 18, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL online MBA program ranked among best in the nation

The MBA online degree program at UHCL ranked 23rd among the “Top 50 No-GMAT Online MBA Programs” in the nation by Online MBA Today, an online guide that connects prospective online students to MBA programs.

Ragtime orchestra will transport Bayou Theater-goers to silent movie era

September 17, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Ragtime orchestra will transport Bayou Theater-goers to silent movie era

It’s a good thing that Andrew Greene – the founder and director of the Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra – got frustrated with playing Brahms and Chopin when he was a child taking piano lessons. His piano teacher was worried he would quit, so for a change, she gave him music written by famed ragtime composer Scott Joplin. His resulting love of the genre will be evident to audiences at Peacherine’s Oct. 14 performance at 7:30 p.m. at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

UHCL’s Habitat for Reading program continues to provide home libraries

September 14, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL’s Habitat for Reading program continues to provide home libraries

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Habitat for Reading program celebrates its third anniversary this fall, continuing to provide personalized, age-appropriate mini-libraries to children in Habitat for Humanity homes. The program’s purpose is to help develop and nurture a habit and love of reading, and build the literacy skills necessary for personal, academic, and lifelong success.

Short Takes

September 14, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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

Mercury to present romantic repertoire of Brahms and Mendelssohn

September 13, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Mercury to present romantic repertoire of Brahms and Mendelssohn

There’s a reason why local theater lovers keep returning to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater for Mercury’s performances. They’ll perform their special interpretation of Brahms’ Third Symphony and Mendelssohn’s Scottish Symphony on Friday, Oct. 5 and Mercury’s Creative Director Antoine Plante said that, as always, the audience can expect something different.

Investiture celebrates UHCL president’s vision of Transcending Expectations

September 12, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Investiture celebrates UHCL president’s vision of Transcending Expectations

University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the investiture of President Ira K. Blake on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 2 p.m. as the culminating event in a series of activities from Sept. 17-21 that reflect her passion for students, art and diversity, faculty and staff and wellness.

New director seeks to make UHCL the 'go-to' for mental health services

September 12, 2018 | Katherine Adams

New director seeks to make UHCL the 'go-to' for mental health services

It’s rare to find someone who already knew in kindergarten that she wanted to get a doctorate, but University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new Director of Psychological Services Clinic Cynthya Campbell Palmer says she’s been clear on her career path since the age of five.

UHCL anthropologist: Smartphones redefine refugees' resettlement

September 11, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL anthropologist: Smartphones redefine refugees' resettlement

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Anthropology Maria Curtis traveled to Stockholm, Sweden to present a paper at the 2018 European Association of Social Anthropologists conference. The theme of the four-day August conference, “Staying, Moving, Settling,” fit in with Curtis’ ongoing research focusing on refugees who have been resettled in Houston and their use of technology to maintain their relationships with family left behind in their home countries, while trying to build a new life in the United States.

UH-Clear Lake advances regional ranking from U.S. News and World Report

September 10, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UH-Clear Lake advances regional ranking from U.S. News and World Report

University of Houston-Clear Lake advanced two spots in U.S. News and World Report’s 2019 Best Colleges rankings, tying for 61st among 140 colleges and universities considered in the Best Regional Universities in the West.

Mechanical engineering prof proud to teach in new UHCL STEM facility

September 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Mechanical engineering prof proud to teach in new UHCL STEM facility

With a doctorate in a STEM field, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Mohsen Daghooghi knew he had many career options across many industries in Houston. “I came Houston with the intention of working in academia because I know I am inherently a teacher,” he said.

Short Takes

September 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

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