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Short Takes

October 31, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

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.

OSHA funds allow UHCL to train companies in heat-exposure prevention

October 25, 2018 | Jim Townsend

OSHA funds allow UHCL to train companies in heat-exposure prevention

Funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration, University of Houston-Clear Lake will help area industries prevent future heat-related illnesses and injuries.

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.

Short Takes

October 23, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

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.

UHCL welcomes new associate vice president for facilities management and construction

October 22, 2018 | George Mattingly II

UHCL welcomes new associate vice president for facilities management and construction

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake named Eric I. Herrera as the new Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Construction, who began his role on Oct. 15.

UHCL launches Mental Health First Aid for campus, community outreach

October 22, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL launches Mental Health First Aid for campus, community outreach

University of Houston-Clear Lake is offering Mental Health First Aid™ training to faculty, staff and students, and is working with area school districts to extend this training to teachers and administrators. As the program expands, the university intends to offer the training to the community at-large.

'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.