UHCL News

UHCL's finance vice president advocates for funding with state lawmakers

March 12, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL's finance vice president advocates for funding with state lawmakers

Asking for money is easy. Demonstrating to state legislators how state funding—or a lack thereof—affects crucial programs in a university is more of a challenge. On Feb. 19, a delegation from University of Houston-Clear Lake traveled to the Texas State Capitol in Austin for UH-Clear Lake’s Day at the Capitol to do just that.

Annual mental health symposium will spotlight effectiveness and access to care

March 08, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Annual mental health symposium will spotlight effectiveness and access to care

The 29th Annual Emily G. Sutter Symposium for Mental and Behavioral Health will take place Friday, April 12, 8:15 a.m. – 6 p.m. at University of Houston-Clear Lake, featuring author and Peace of Mind Foundation Director Elizabeth McIngvale as the keynote speaker.

Administrators, faculty, students, alumni advocate for UHCL with state lawmakers

March 05, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Administrators, faculty, students, alumni advocate for UHCL with state lawmakers

About 20 University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, professors, alumni, students and staff members traveled to Austin to attend UH-Clear Lake Day at the Texas Capitol on Feb. 19.

Endowment for teachers in training is key to their success

February 20, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Endowment for teachers in training is key to their success

With both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from University of Houston-Clear Lake, Denise Navarro, founder and CEO of NASA contractor Logical Innovations Inc., knows the power of a great education and understands that without support, many students can’t achieve their full potential.

UHCL professor’s final research challenges visualization of DNA

January 24, 2019 | Jim Townsend

UHCL professor’s final research challenges visualization of DNA

Groundbreaking DNA research conducted by a retired University of Houston-Clear Lake professor who died in 2012 was published posthumously in late 2018 by two researchers who credit him for his discoveries. Robert C. Hopkins, who joined UH-Clear Lake in 1976 and became a professor of chemistry and biophysics, was instrumental in changing the way scientists visualize DNA.

Short Takes

December 21, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

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

Short Takes

December 11, 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 extends support, resources for new teachers in the classroom

December 04, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL extends support, resources for new teachers in the classroom

This semester, students graduating from University of Houston-Clear Lake with teaching certifications will receive something they might need even more than their diplomas: support in the classroom as they transition from student to teacher.

Short Takes

November 30, 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 alum finds creative way to support the College of Business for years to come

November 29, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL alum finds creative way to support the College of Business for years to come

Larry C. Johnson considers his time on campus to be among the most transformative years of his life and credits the professors who invested in him in the College of Business, as well as the student organizations that engaged him socially and challenged him academically, as the reasons for his professional success. His experience inspired him to ensure that the College of Business continues its trajectory of growth in the decades to come by naming it as the beneficiary of a transformative life insurance bequest.

UHCL honors distinguished alumni, outstanding professors

November 21, 2018 | Karen Barbier

UHCL honors distinguished alumni, outstanding professors

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Alumni Association recognized the accomplishments of alumni and faculty during the 2018 Alumni Celebration on Oct. 20.

UHCL fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 16 at NRG Arena

November 19, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 16 at NRG Arena

Over 1,050 University of Houston-Clear Lake students are expected to graduate this semester. Of those, approximately 892 plan to cross the stage at two commencement ceremonies on Sunday, Dec. 16 at NRG Arena, 1 NRG Park, Houston. A total of 667 will receive bachelor’s degrees, 377 will receive master’s degrees, and 12 will receive doctorate degrees. Additionally, 164 of 294 summer 2018 graduates plan to receive their diplomas at this commencement ceremony.