UHCL News

UHCL prof presents paper at international conference

November 13, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof presents paper at international conference

Dilani Perera-Diltz, associate professor of counseling at University of Houston-Clear Lake, will present a paper titled, “Using Mindfulness Techniques to Promote Culturally Affluent Engagement” at a conference in Kingston, Jamaica on Nov. 13-16.

Army was only a minor interruption in pursuit of UHCL student's major

November 09, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Army was only a minor interruption in pursuit of UHCL student's major

en Nikki Milutin was a junior at University of Houston-Clear Lake back in 2011, she decided to join the U.S. Army. She hoped to put off going on active duty until she completed her senior year, but was offered a job that wouldn’t wait for her. Since then, Milutin, her husband and two older children have moved four times and added two more children to their family. But she never gave up on completing her degree and at long last, she will graduate with a bachelor’s in psychology in December.

UHCL alumna brings autism services to Saudi Arabia

November 09, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL alumna brings autism services to Saudi Arabia

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities is highly acclaimed for its success in supporting families and children who have an autism spectrum diagnosis. CADD Research Associate Loukia Tsami provides telehealth autism services to families of children with autism in Texas and internationally. Tsami has been working with UHCL alumna Sarah Al-Saleh, who completed her master’s in psychology in 2016. Al-Saleh is currently employed at the Prince Mohammad Bin Sultan Military Medical City in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, where she works with children on the autism spectrum.

Education helps student find his purpose, transforms life

November 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Education helps student find his purpose, transforms life

Although Christopher Montez spent many years of his life incarcerated, he decided not to let his past define his future and began working on completing his education. He is currently completing the master’s degree in humanities that he began in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Academics for Offenders program, which offers classes through the Texas Department of Criminal Justice at the W.F. Ramsey Unit in Rosharon, Texas.

UHCL Pearland Campus to offer master's in engineering management

November 06, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland Campus to offer master's in engineering management

Targeting working professionals in the field of engineering and science, University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus is offering a master of science in engineering management beginning spring 2019. The engineering management degree, says Ki-Young Jeong, program chair and associate professor of engineering management, has one of the highest domestic student enrollments in UH-Clear Lake’s College of Science and Engineering.

UHCL Faculty exhibition features art profs' work

October 29, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Faculty exhibition features art profs' work

An exhibition of art created by art faculty will be on display in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery, with an opening preview reception Nov.15 from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition opens Nov. 15 and runs through Dec. 18.

UHCL hires new coordinator for student diversity

October 26, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL hires new coordinator for student diversity

Creating an inclusive culture on campus is a key factor in facilitating student success, and that begins with ensuring and supporting a diverse student body, says Joshua Quinn, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new coordinator of women, gender and sexuality programs. His goal is to build community, advocate and ally for people who are part of the university’s LGBTQ+ population. Quinn’s office is part of the Division of Student Affairs, in the Office of Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

One-woman show focuses on ecofeminism, environmental awareness

October 26, 2018 | Katherine Adams

One-woman show focuses on ecofeminism, environmental awareness

Natalie Garcia is a senior environmental management student who at first, did not have any interest in taking Storytelling, a class in University of Houston-Clear Lakes College of Human Sciences and Humanities taught by Lecturer in Communication Andrea Baldwin. It turned out to be a transformative experience. So much so, said Garcia, that she has written a one-woman show titled, “HE(A)R,” to be presented in the Art Gallery on Nov. 1 and 2 at 8 p.m.

Augmented-reality art show to be featured at UHCL library

October 24, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Augmented-reality art show to be featured at UHCL library

The Alfred R. Neumann Library at University of Houston-Clear Lake is not exactly a “big name” art gallery, which is why on Nov. 5 at 5 p.m., it will be the location for very small art exhibition. “Honey I Shrunk the Art Show” will run through Nov. 29 and will display about 20 student, faculty, alumni, and local artists’ creations, none bigger than 3x3x3 inches. But, there’s no need to bring your magnifying glass to see the intricacies of the work.

CLASP lecture on senior exercise includes visit to UHCL's new health institute

October 23, 2018 | Katherine Adams

CLASP lecture on senior exercise includes visit to UHCL's new health institute

The Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs began its 2018 speaker series in September with a lecture on the relationship between exercise and nutrition for health, presented by Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences William Amonette. On Nov. 1, Amonette will deliver the second part of that presentation, focusing on the benefits of exercise to overall health in senior citizens, from 5:30-7 p.m. in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute.

'Top Chef Master' finalist headed to UHCL to lead keto dinner demonstration, discussion

October 23, 2018 | Katherine Adams

'Top Chef Master' finalist headed to UHCL to lead keto dinner demonstration, discussion

After sharing her dishes on national TV as a finalist on Top Chef Master 2010, celebrated author and restauranteur Monica Pope will come to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Low Carb Houston Conference, hosted by the Exercise, Nutrition and Health Institute. She will headline a “Food As Medicine” event on Friday, Oct. 26 from 6-8 p.m., preparing a four-course ketogentic meal as Houston-based registered dietician Ali Miller presents a step-by-step discussion of the nutrition and health merits of the meal.

'Tonight Tonight' singer John King takes center stage at Bayou Theater

October 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

'Tonight Tonight' singer John King takes center stage at Bayou Theater

It’s a good thing John King grew up working rock construction jobs. Because his ultimate goal was to become a country music singer, he credits that work with instilling the work ethic he needed to fight for the career he wanted. He will share the country music that inspires and moves him with music fans at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake on Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m.