UHCL News

UHCL Pearland Campus to host Educational Institute for school administrators, aspiring leaders

September 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland Campus to host Educational Institute for school administrators, aspiring leaders

In their first event partnering together, University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education’s Center for Educational Programs Director, Tonya Jeffery and Antonio Corrales, educational leadership doctoral program coordinator are presenting a professional development event titled, “Educational Leadership Institute for School Administrators and Aspiring Leaders.”

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.

UHCL, state reps celebrate opening of new buildings

September 05, 2018 | Karen Barbier

UHCL, state reps celebrate opening of new buildings

University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, state legislators, students, faculty, staff and architects shared the excitement of the grand opening of two new buildings on campus during a celebratory event in late August.

Interpreters assist UHCL autism therapist in international telehealth sessions

September 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Interpreters assist UHCL autism therapist in international telehealth sessions

As University of Houston-Clear Lake’s autism telehealth program reaches more countries globally, Research Associate Loukia Tsami, who spends her workday providing telehealth services to families of children with autism as part of a grant-funded project, realized she needed interpreters to help her communicate with her clients.

Short Takes

August 31, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events.

New STEM and Classroom Building is prof's dream come true for entire campus community

August 31, 2018 | Katherine Adams

New STEM and Classroom Building is prof's dream come true for entire campus community

There are not many things everyone can agree on, except maybe one: moving is stressful. But for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Chemistry Anton Dubrovskiy, seeing those stacks of boxes piling up in his office in the Bayou Building meant one thing: at long last, the future has finally arrived.

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.

Minor in museum studies offers students new option to complement many majors

August 27, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Minor in museum studies offers students new option to complement many majors

If you’re the type who could spend all day wandering around a museum, and you recognize that preserving historic artifacts is just as important as the history itself, there’s a way to turn your interests into a viable career path. This fall, University of Houston-Clear Lake is offering a new minor in museum studies that could be an excellent complement to major fields of study in history, art, education, humanities or anthropology.

UHCL promotes 16 faculty members

August 24, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL promotes 16 faculty members

Effective Sept. 1, University of Houston-Clear Lake will promote 16 faculty members, 10 of whom were elevated from assistant professors to associate professors with tenure, while six ascended from associate professors to full professors.

CLASP continues educational outreach initiative under new leadership

August 23, 2018 | Katherine Adams

CLASP continues educational outreach initiative under new leadership

The Clear Lake Association of Senior Programs, an outreach initiative of University of Houston-Clear Lake, will continue its monthly lectures to engage the community in lifelong educational opportunities.. CLASP, conceived and coordinated in 2002 by UH-Clear Lake Distinguished Alumna Marilyn Lunney and her husband, retired NASA Flight Director Glynn Lunney, will continue under the direction of Dwayne Busby, UHCL’s Executive Director of Strategic Partnerships. “We intend to preserve the legacy of community education

Instructional design and tech degree opens new doors for former educator

August 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Instructional design and tech degree opens new doors for former educator

Kellie Simon felt that after eight years of teaching fifth grade science, she was ready for a change. As part of the requirements for her master of science in instructional design and technology degree program at University of Houston-Clear Lake, she completed a two-month internship at DRDA, a Clear Lake accounting and business-consulting firm – and was immediately hired as a consultant, after graduating in August.