Operation Backpack at UHCL Pearland helps students start new year with needed supplies
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.
Career Services director discusses expectations in post-pandemic job search
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.
Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends
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.
Artists collaborate on 'Counterparts' exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery
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.
'What the Eyes Don't See': Common Reader selection explores environmental equality
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.
UHCL alums change careers, find their purpose in helping others get healthy
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.
UHCL alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'
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.
UHCL steps up safety measures, to implement Smartphone security technology
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.
Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater
July 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff
"I've got rhythm...I've got music. Who could ask for anything more?" If you’re able to keep singing that song in your mind, then you’ve seen the iconic musical, "An American in Paris," with legendary dancer Gene Kelly partnering with Leslie Caron in this love story set in post-World War II Paris.
UHCL Art Gallery exhibits its own collection, features Judy Chicago works
July 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Featuring posters, paintings, fabric art and sculptures from University of Houston-Clear Lake’s long tradition of exhibiting art, the university’s art gallery is opening a show entitled, “Works from the UHCL Collection,” opening July 25 and running through Aug. 19.
Fascinating cities from anthropological viewpoint: Students visit Nairobi, Mombasa
July 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Twelve anthropology and sociology students from University of Houston-Clear Lake spent two weeks in June traveling in Nairobi and Mombasa, Kenya to experience a new culture and appreciate the diversity in sub-Saharan Africa.
UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest
July 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Nineteen environmental science and biology students from University of Houston-Clear Lake, led by Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Cindy Howard, traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to study the rainforest and research the wildlife and ecology in the region.