UHCL News

Art history educator UHCL’s nominee for statewide Piper Award

November 07, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Art history educator UHCL’s nominee for statewide Piper Award

Sarah Costello, assistant professor of art history, is University of Houston-Clear Lake’s nominee for the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation’s 2017-18 Piper Professor Award, an honor bestowed annually to 10 outstanding educators from Texas institutions of higher learning.

UH-Clear Lake microbiologist continues research into post-Harvey effects

October 26, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake microbiologist continues research into post-Harvey effects

A University of Houston-Clear Lake microbiologist will continue to focus on the ecological damage done by Hurricane Harvey, thanks to rapid response funding from the National Science Foundation.

UH-Clear Lake to host digital humanities ‘unconference’

October 25, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake to host digital humanities ‘unconference’

The University of Houston-Clear Lake is hosting its first The Humanities and Technology Camp, or THATCamp, to bring together researchers, educators and others who use digital means to study human society and culture. Called an “unconference” for its mostly free-form structure, the theme of the Nov. 3-4 event is data visualization, the practice of giving data visual context to make it more easily understandable.

UHCL Healthcare Administration holds open house

October 18, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Healthcare Administration holds open house

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake joined about 50 students, alumni and faculty for a UH-Clear Lake Healthcare Administration Open House at the university’s facility in the Texas Medical Center

UHCL faculty research briefs

October 06, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL faculty research briefs

When terrorists are thwarted their primary targets, do they seek out more vulnerable targets elsewhere? UHCL criminologist Henda Hsu researches the question. Also, UHCL philosopher Paul A. Wagner pens two books instructing educators on how to teach critical thinking skills to students.

UHCL Alumni Celebration to honor pillars of industry, community

October 03, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Alumni Celebration to honor pillars of industry, community

University of Houston-Clear Lake's 2017 Alumni Celebration will honor four graduates and a professor for their extraordinary accomplishments and ongoing contributions to their professions, the university and the communities they serve.

UH-Clear Lake advances ranking among regional universities

September 29, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake advances ranking among regional universities

University of Houston-Clear Lake advanced 11 places in U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best Colleges rankings, tying for 63rd among 659 colleges and universities in the Best Regional Universities in the West.

Short Takes

September 19, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Alumni Celebration set for Oct. 7; Harvest Fair seeking vendors; Friday Morning lectures resume and Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined.

UHCL ramping up campus recreation, residential life

September 19, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL ramping up campus recreation, residential life

University of Houston-Clear Lake added two new departments to its Student Services and Resources division in a goal to create more campus activity and a greater sense of community, says Darlene Biggers, associate vice president for student services.

UHCL seeking vendors for upcoming Harvest Fair

September 15, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL seeking vendors for upcoming Harvest Fair

University of Houston-Clear Lake is looking for local vendors to show their wares at the 2017 Harvest Fair, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Oct. 17-19 in Atrium II of the Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.

UHCL researcher: E. coli levels fall in new test of Clear Lake waters

September 13, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL researcher: E. coli levels fall in new test of Clear Lake waters

E. coli bacteria levels in Clear Lake have fallen to levels well below federal safety thresholds, says a University of Houston-Clear Lake microbiologist who has been testing the waters since Tropical Storm Harvey flooding.