August 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Most international students receive a visa that allows them to study in the United States for a certain period of time. For Oleksandra Petrenko, finding a way to leave Ukraine to study in the U.S. was much more challenging, since the best way she could come legally was through a work and travel visa program.
August 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The Apollo Chamber Players are marking the opening of their 15th season with a performance entitled “Silk Threads” on Friday, Sept. 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
August 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff
As part of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Hispanic Heritage Month activities, the Bayou Theater is presenting a performance by the Gulf Coast Guitar Association, formed five years ago to promote classical guitar in Houston. The group will take the Bayou Theater stage Saturday, Sept. 17 at 7:30 p.m.
August 23, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Internships offer college students a critical glimpse into what it’s like to work in the field they are choosing, and it might be the first opportunity to work at something primarily for the sake of learning instead of making money. For Lauren Lowe, a senior marketing student at University of Houston-Clear Lake, her internship at Hewlett Packard Enterprise brought her invaluable hands-on work experience, a path toward employment after graduation, and even a People’s Choice Award.
August 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff
In partnership with Vic Coppinger Family YMCA in Pearland, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Student Involvement and Leadership organized the 18th annual Operation Backpack event last week.
August 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The search for a job has never been easy. But since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, finding a job has become even more complicated. Job candidates, recruiters and employers are all finding ways to adjust to the challenges that have arisen since the pandemic completely changed the way the world does business.
August 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
When musicians get together to perform just for fun, something enchanting happens. The Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake will open its 2022-23 season as it always does—with a magical performance by Mercury Chamber Orchestra, Friday. Sept. 2 at 7:30 p.m.
August 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Paula and Jack Gron, both lifelong artists who happen to be married to each other, work in completely different media. Paula’s art reflects her need to have “busy, busy hands,” using sewn, quilted and assembled textile techniques that are inspired by nature and color. Jack’s work is in metal and wood and is an expression of the full range of his emotions.
August 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff
All human beings depend on clean air and water to live, but not all people are equally impacted when the physical environment is toxic. To further explore this issue and other topics surrounding environmental equality, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader program has selected Mona Hanna-Attisha’s “What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City” as its latest text for the First-Year Seminar Program.
August 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Change is the only constant in life--Jonathan and Blakley Fletcher can attest to that. Both graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2000 with bachelor’s degrees in fields that they thought would launch their careers.
August 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff
One of the most important parts of the college experience is choosing a degree plan for the next four years, but figuring out the right major is one of the most critical decisions a student will make in their young adulthood. It’s something Nereida Rendon learned when she enrolled at University of Houston-Clear Lake that wasn’t from a book: it’s OK to change your mind about your path, because what’s important is that you’re happy with your life.
August 01, 2022 | UHCL Staff
University of Houston-Clear Lake is elevating security and support for the university community by launching SafeZone, a unified safety and communications service from CriticalArc.