UHCL News

Dakha Brakha performance to deliver color, dance, energy to Bayou Theater

September 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Dakha Brakha performance to deliver color, dance, energy to Bayou Theater

Ukrainian world-music quartet Dakha Brakha will be bringing its message of peace and unity to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater stage on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m. Accompanied by Indian, African, Arabic, Russian and Australian traditional instrumentation, the quartet’s powerful vocal range creates a trans-national sound rooted in Ukrainian culture.

Study abroad students learn their 'classroom' is anywhere in the world

September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Study abroad students learn their 'classroom' is anywhere in the world

Studying and teaching abroad is a life-changing experience for college students and their professors. Studying internationally is considered a rite of passage, especially for those with an adventurous spirit, but it’s the aim of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Office of Education Abroad and Scholar Services to empower more students and faculty to share in this experience—particularly those who have limited experience with traveling.

UHCL male social work students bring new perspectives to the field

September 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL male social work students bring new perspectives to the field

Although social work’s values and ethics transcend gender, men have been noticeably absent from the front line of social work services. The National Association of Social Workers reports that about 82% of new social workers are women, although about 46% of the clients social workers support are boys or men.

Apollo Chamber Players open 15th season at Bayou Theater with 'Silk Threads'

August 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Apollo Chamber Players open 15th season at Bayou Theater with 'Silk Threads'

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.

Bayou Theater celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with classical, flamenco guitar performance

August 25, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Bayou Theater celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with classical, flamenco guitar performance

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.

Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends

August 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Mercury kicks off Bayou Theater season with 'Music Among Friends

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

Artists collaborate on 'Counterparts' exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

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

'What the Eyes Don't See': Common Reader selection explores environmental equality

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 alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'

August 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL alum finally finds passion in social work : 'The delay was worth it'

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.

Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater

July 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Got rhythm? Got music? 'An American in Paris' comes to Bayou Theater

"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

UHCL Art Gallery exhibits its own collection, features Judy Chicago works

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

Fascinating cities from anthropological viewpoint: Students visit Nairobi, Mombasa

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.