UHCL News

Mercury to deliver musical performance of historic proportions

September 20, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Mercury to deliver musical performance of historic proportions

When Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined is performing, it’s a musical event that goes far beyond just a night at the symphony. If you’re in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater on Friday Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. to hear Mercury’s Brahms’ 2nd and Mendelssohn’s 5th, you’ll share in a dynamic, passionate experience that – if they were here – would definitely resonate with the two composers.

UHCL yoga class has benefits far beyond the mat

September 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL yoga class has benefits far beyond the mat

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education program is now offering the university’s first-ever yoga class taught by Associate Professor of School Psychology Julia Englund Strait. The beginning yoga class meets Fridays at 1 p.m. for eight weeks.

Harvey delayed the Welcome Back Bash but not the fun

September 14, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Harvey delayed the Welcome Back Bash but not the fun

After a stressful week for many flooded-out Hawks in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s 2017 Welcome Back Bash was a welcome opportunity to enjoy free food, fun and music.

Artist to comment on abstract show at UHCL Art Gallery

September 14, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Artist to comment on abstract show at UHCL Art Gallery

Despite the numerous delays and cancellations caused by Harvey’s visit to Houston, some highly anticipated events are still going forward as planned. The public preview of “75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Portfolio” at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery was cancelled due to inclement weather.

Bayou Theater reschedules season opener post-Harvey

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Bayou Theater reschedules season opener post-Harvey

Tropical Storm Harvey washed out Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined’s “Bach and Piazzola,” the first scheduled performance of the 2017-18 season at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater. But concertgoers can take heart—Harvey did not damage the theater, and the show will go on.

UHCL’s Art School for Children moves full STEAM ahead

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL’s Art School for Children moves full STEAM ahead

It’s a year of both major milestones and new beginnings for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art School for Children. The popular children’s art education program is celebrating its 40th year of enriching the arts landscape for young artists in the community, and it is welcoming a new director and lifelong Hawk, David Moya, to chart the program’s flight into its next phase.

UHCL helps waterlogged Hawks chart a new course

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL helps waterlogged Hawks chart a new course

After Tropical Storm Harvey left Houston, representatives from numerous University of Houston-Clear Lake organizations and campus offices met to discuss ways to help students immersed in stress and coping with losses incurred by floodwaters. The “Hawks Helping Hawks” Sept. 6 event was quickly organized to collect canned goods, clothing, and school supplies to help students including Alexia Flores, a junior from South Houston who, like many other students, faculty and staff, was flooded out of her home.

Exhibition showcases student work from every art class UHCL offers

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Exhibition showcases student work from every art class UHCL offers

For fifth-year senior graphic design major Tiffany Ferris, trying to envision what kind of art she’d be creating when she transferred to University of Houston-Clear Lake two years ago was nearly impossible because she couldn’t find any examples of student-created art on campus. That’s why she and senior art education major Jason Case decided to change things for incoming freshman or transfer art students.

UHCL launches relief efforts for students affected by storm

September 06, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL launches relief efforts for students affected by storm

University of Houston-Clear Lake staff and campus organizations stand ready to assist students affected by Tropical Storm Harvey starting Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 6 in Bayou Building Atrium II.

UHCL Art Gallery to showcase nationally-touring print exhibition

August 24, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Art Gallery to showcase nationally-touring print exhibition

It’s rare for a national artist organizations that was formed during the Great Depression to still be in existence today. The American Abstract Artists is one thriving exception, and the University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery is pleased to host an exhibition of prints by 48 of its members.

Autism expert to discuss sleep disorders at UHCL event

August 24, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Autism expert to discuss sleep disorders at UHCL event

Children on the autism spectrum face innumerable academic and social challenges each day. In fact, says Jack Dempsey, Ph.D., a child psychologist who specializes in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, up to 80 percent of these children also suffer from a sleep disorder, so that the difficulties encountered during the day often extend well into the night. Dempsey is the first in a lineup of autism experts to speak each month at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ 2017-18 Autism Speaker Series at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Welcome Week helps new students transition to UHCL

August 17, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Welcome Week helps new students transition to UHCL

A new semester and busy schedules can be stressful. That’s why University of Houston-Clear Lake takes a whole week to plan fun, engaging events to welcome and orient new and returning students to Hawk life and ensure a great start to the new school year.