UHCL News

UHCL professor wins Whitehill Prize for Early American history article

May 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL professor wins Whitehill Prize for Early American history article

University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of History Neal Dugre has been awarded the 2017 Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History for an article written about one of his areas of expertise—seventeenth-century New England.

UH-Clear Lake to implement tobacco-free policy Aug. 1

May 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UH-Clear Lake to implement tobacco-free policy Aug. 1

University of Houston-Clear Lake has been designated a campus-wide tobacco-free campus. Effective Aug. 1, the new policy will prohibit the use of all tobacco products in university buildings and on all university grounds.

UHCL profs, librarian facilitate cross-global learning event

May 18, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL profs, librarian facilitate cross-global learning event

When dedicated teachers get the opportunity to help high school students connect with their peers on the other side of the world by sharing literature, they take it. A combined effort of three University of Houston-Clear Lake education professors, one UH-Clear Lake graduate student, a Skype link and a library full of students turned some simple reading assignments into unforgettable, cross-cultural and cross-global learning experiences.

Donors establish Hawk Advantage Scholarship Endowment for UHCL freshmen

May 18, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Donors establish Hawk Advantage Scholarship Endowment for UHCL freshmen

Over the past four decades, Taylor Lake Village residents and University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni Kathy and Mike Reeves have been investing in their alma mater’s growth by serving the alumni association, hosting donor events, being committed patrons of the arts, and have been instrumental in establishing five endowed scholarships.

UHCL Common Reader Program fosters successful mentorships

May 16, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Common Reader Program fosters successful mentorships

This year, University of Houston-Clear Lake students and professors who participated in the Common Reader Program brought to action one of the overarching themes of the selected book, “Hidden Figures” – the importance of mentorship, particularly among women.

Short Takes 05/15/18

May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes 05/15/18

Learn a new language and get personal attention from expert teachers in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s non-credit Foreign Language Program. Small classes and private tutoring are available for Spanish, Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian and more. Registration is from May 14 – June 11 and classes are held June 11 – July 20. Group courses are $156 per student; 10 hours of private instruction costs $600, or five hours for $300. To learn more or to register, call the Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program at 281-283-3033 or visit www.uhcl.edu/academics/extended.

UHCL prof's research helps understand drug solubility, efficacy

May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof's research helps understand drug solubility, efficacy

What makes a prescription or over-the-counter drug work best? One of the key factors in a drug’s efficacy is its solubility, says Arcadius V. Krivoshein, assistant professor of chemistry at University of Houston-Clear Lake. In a recent article published in the journal Chirality (2017, vol. 29, pp. 623-633), Krivoshein and collaborators presented some new research results that would help scientists predict how quickly drug molecules will dissolve and enter the bloodstream.

Small classes, dedicated profs help student achieve education goals

May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Small classes, dedicated profs help student achieve education goals

When Juana Rodriguez walks across the stage on May 20 to receive her bachelor of science in legal studies from University of Houston-Clear Lake, it will be a major step toward her ultimate lifelong goal of obtaining her law degree. But she has much more to celebrate than just her college graduation.

Short Takes

May 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Due to ongoing construction that will require the water to be shut off, the University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus will be closed between Monday, May 14 through Friday, May 18.

UHCL prof receives grant to continue work on Cyprus archaeological dig

May 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof receives grant to continue work on Cyprus archaeological dig

Since 2008, a team of archaeologists from around the world has been conducting fieldwork annually as part of the Pastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition in the Dhiarizos Valley of Cyprus. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Art History Sarah Costello has been among them, funded by a faculty research support grant that allows her to continue her work at this unique excavation site cataloguing Neolithic pottery. Costello will travel to Cyprus for a week in July to finalize her work on the dig. A UHCL graduate student, Brianne Thoen, will spend five weeks excavating the site with the team.

UHCL nursing graduate credits success to easy school-life balance

May 09, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL nursing graduate credits success to easy school-life balance

After working as a paramedic and firefighter, University of Houston-Clear Lake graduate Caidin Pierce decided it was time for a career change to pursue his goal of becoming a nurse.

Expansion of facilities, opportunities progress at UHCL Pearland Campus

May 08, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Expansion of facilities, opportunities progress at UHCL Pearland Campus

Construction of the $24.6 million Health Sciences and Classroom Building continues at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus. The facility is scheduled to open for classes in spring 2019. The campus, at 1200 Pearland Parkway, will expand its healthcare-related academic programs, notably its bachelor of science in nursing, which targets registered nurses who seek a degree.