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’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.

More information on asbestos discovery

September 06, 2018 | Jim Townsend

More information on asbestos discovery

The university has created a FAQ page for more information on the recent discovery of asbestos-containing rock specimens in the Geology Department's former specimen-storage room.

Grad student collaborating with UHCL institute to study American eels

September 06, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Grad student collaborating with UHCL institute to study American eels

University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate student Justin Hansen will spend the rest of 2018 and most of 2019 searching the estuaries of rivers, streams and bayous along the Texas Gulf Coast for American eels, specifically glass elvers (young eels). Hansen is working with UHCL’s Environmental Institute of Houston on a grant from Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Asbestos rocks discovered in former geology specimen storage room

August 31, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Asbestos rocks discovered in former geology specimen storage room

In preparation for moving University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Geology Department to the new STEM and Classroom Building, university administrators were informed that some asbestos rock samples were under containment in the former lab prep-specimen storage room, B3311, on the third floor of UH-Clear Lake’s Bayou Building. The storage room was used to store and retrieve mineral samples and equipment for geological experiments that were conducted in the adjacent laboratory-classroom, B3313. The two rooms were subsequently locked for testing.

UHCL Pearland Campus hosts Nursing Education Conference

August 08, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Pearland Campus hosts Nursing Education Conference

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus hosted a Nursing Education Conference on Aug. 4, which drew more than 80 attendees who were either interested in pursuing a nursing career, or were interested in furthering their nursing career.

Physics bridge program a path to many career choices

July 31, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Physics bridge program a path to many career choices

What started out as a way to help minority college students find a path to a Ph.D. in physics has morphed into much more at University of Houston-Clear Lake. It’s drawing students from all over the U.S. into UH-Clear Lake’s master of physics program, which expands students’ career options beyond traditional doctorate-level academia.

Learn how to boost your nursing career at free conference

July 27, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Learn how to boost your nursing career at free conference

If you’re interested in pursuing or advancing your career in nursing, attend the free conference “Launching Nursing Careers to New Heights,” 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Aug. 4 at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus.

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.