UHCL News

Grant replaces river research equipment lost to Harvey

July 16, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Grant replaces river research equipment lost to Harvey

The Environmental Institute of Houston at UH-Clear Lake was able to replace digital tools called Hobos Trolls, thanks to fast-track funding from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The recent award was one of 11 NASEM grants to assist in the recovery of Gulf Coast scientific research efforts impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. The grants help with repair, replacement or recovery of equipment, data or other research materials damaged or lost.

For humanitarian, path to far corners of the world began at UHCL

July 05, 2018 | Jim Townsend

For humanitarian, path to far corners of the world began at UHCL

Two weeks after they learned new emergency care protocols, medical staffers at the teaching hospital in Gondar, Ethiopia, were put to the ultimate test: save a patient in cardiac arrest. The patient survived. For University of Houston-Clear Lake alumna Roxane Richter, it’s moments such as these that make her life’s choices worthwhile.

Join UHCL’s Friday Morning Continuing Education summer miniseries

July 02, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Join UHCL’s Friday Morning Continuing Education summer miniseries

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education presents its summer miniseries in July. Tailored for the appetites of life-long learners, topics vary week-to-week and are presented by experts in their subjects. While registration is required, residency, age, academic history, and student status do not apply.

Want to move up? Enroll in online master’s in HR management at UHCL

June 19, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Want to move up? Enroll in online master’s in HR management at UHCL

Are you a problem-solver? Decision-maker? Change manager? Consider sharpening those skills and learning new ones by earning a master’s degree in human resource management from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Business.

UH-Clear Lake breaks ground on new residence hall

June 15, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake breaks ground on new residence hall

University of Houston-Clear Lake held a groundbreaking ceremony June 12 for a 294-bed residence hall. The ceremony “formally marks another milestone in UH-Clear Lake’s 21st century transformation – all designed to better serve students and to enhance our role within our region,” President Ira K. Blake said. The residence hall is scheduled to open for the fall 2019 semester.

Groundbreaking set June 12 for UHCL residence hall

June 06, 2018 | Jim Townsend

 Groundbreaking set June 12 for UHCL residence hall

University of Houston-Clear Lake will host a groundbreaking ceremony for a 294-bed residence hall at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, June 12, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston. The public is invited. The residence hall is scheduled to open for the fall 2019 semester.

Nearly 1,100 UHCL grads walk at spring commencement

June 01, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Nearly 1,100 UHCL grads walk at spring commencement

Nearly 1,300 students graduated this spring at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Two commencement ceremonies were held on Sunday, May 20, at NRG Arena. Almost 1,100 students chose to walk across the stage.

UHCL biotechnologist eyeing damage to Gulf coral reefs

May 25, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL biotechnologist eyeing damage to Gulf coral reefs

University of Houston-Clear Lake biotechnologist Lory Santiago-Vazquez is keeping close watch on the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, a system of coral reefs about 100 nautical miles east of Galveston in the Gulf of Mexico. The sanctuary provides habitat for many threatened and protected species – corals, sharks, rays, sea turtles and marine mammals – as well as several species important to the fishing industry.

Team wins second place at third-annual NASA Swarmathon

May 21, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Team wins second place at third-annual NASA Swarmathon

University of Houston-Clear Lake computer engineering students, in partnership with peers from San Jacinto College, took second place honors in NASA’s 2018 Swarmathon “Mission to Mars,” a competition to program robot rovers to simulate tasks they would encounter on the red planet’s rocky surface.

UHCL Police Department receives international accreditation

May 21, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Police Department receives international accreditation

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Accreditation Commission has approved a four-year accreditation for the University of Houston-Clear Lake Police Department, Police Chief Allen Hill said.

Credit union employees raise money for UHCL’s autism center

May 11, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Credit union employees raise money for UHCL’s autism center

For the fifth year, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union employees continue their support of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.

UHCL to host Bay Area Career and Resource Fair

May 10, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL to host Bay Area Career and Resource Fair

In response to the sudden closure of Bay Area Regional Medical Center, University of Houston-Clear Lake will host the Bay Area Career and Resource Fair on Tuesday, May 15, 1-3 p.m., in Atrium 1 of UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.