UHCL News

Short Takes

May 25, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Headlines for the week: UH-Clear Lake grad students’ sculptures on display; Learn a new language this summer; Tuesday mornings are for sprucing up campus; Tour UHCL, learn about scholarships, admission

UHCL poet wins coveted Frost Place prize, fellowship

May 17, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL poet wins coveted Frost Place prize, fellowship

Conor Bracken, published poet and assistant director of University of Houston-Clear Lake Writing Center, is this year’s Frost Place Chapbook fellow as winner of the Frost Place’s annual poetry competition for his peer-acclaimed collection, “Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour.”

UHCL Pearland Campus continues Tree Campus designation

May 16, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Pearland Campus continues Tree Campus designation

For the third consecutive year, the Arbor Day Foundation recognized University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus as a Tree Campus USA. The recognition highlights accredited universities and colleges throughout the United States that demonstrate dedication to the care of campus trees.

Short Takes

May 11, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Summer art camps, science camps and more, as well as a list of our student publication wins in the UHCL Short Takes.

UHCL ceramist makes 107 bowls for Houston Food Bank fundraiser

May 09, 2017 | stringer

UHCL ceramist makes 107 bowls for Houston Food Bank fundraiser

For her sixth year, University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery Assistant Director Karen Fiscus joined other Houston-area ceramists in accepting ClayHouston’s challenge to create 100 soup bowls to be sold in an annual fundraiser, Empty Bowls Houston, benefiting the Houston Food Bank. She made 107.

Teachers receiving graduate degrees from UHCL through CASA grant

May 04, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Teachers receiving graduate degrees from UHCL through CASA grant

University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education honored 17 graduating cohort members of Collaborating in the Academic Success for All, or CASA, a project funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

UHCL Pearland Campus health sciences facility set to open 2019

May 02, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Pearland Campus health sciences facility set to open 2019

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus broke ground on a three-story, $24.6 million Health Sciences and Classroom Building that will allow expansion of programs in nursing and other healthcare careers. Scheduled to open spring 2019, the facility will eventually include a satellite operation of UHCL’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

Four artists commended at UHCL BFA Exhibition

May 01, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Four artists commended at UHCL BFA Exhibition

Four University of Houston-Clear Lake graduating seniors were singled out for their bodies of work in the juried 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition.

UHCL Faculty Research Briefs – April 2017

April 27, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Faculty Research Briefs – April 2017

University of Houston-Clear Lake faculty briefs for April 2017: Sometimes, your GPS doesn’t know any better; Using game theory to model power grid stakeholders’ resiliency; Study: Different cognitive skills at different reading levels.

Families, friends invited to celebrate UHCL graduates

April 25, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Families, friends invited to celebrate UHCL graduates

Celebrate the graduate in your family or group of friends when University of Houston-Clear Lake graduating students don caps and gowns to receive diplomas in two commencement events, Sunday, May 14.

Final UHCL presidential candidate on campus April 25

April 21, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Final UHCL presidential candidate on campus April 25

Four finalists were chosen from a nationwide search of candidates to succeed University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples, who will step down in August after more than 22 years in office.

UHCL lauds faculty, staff in service and merit awards

April 19, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL lauds faculty, staff in service and merit awards

More than 100 faculty and staff were honored for their years of service at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s annual Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony and luncheon on April 5. Those honored represented more than 1,255 years of service.