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Behavior analysis lab studies inclusion, equity to better serve diverse populations

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Behavior analysis lab studies inclusion, equity to better serve diverse populations

With the population of the United States becoming more diverse, the demand has increased for behavior analysts with the skills to serve clients from many cultural backgrounds. At University of Houston-Clear Lake, a lab called Behavior Analysts for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity (BADIE) aims to do exactly that.

Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

Financial expert, international speaker and author Ja’Net Adams will speak to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s upper division and graduate students about the historical context of the wealth gap in the African American community on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. in the Bayou Theater.

Telehealth ABA World Project raises autism awareness in Liberia

January 25, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Telehealth ABA World Project raises autism awareness in Liberia

Although many American children diagnosed with autism have access to clinical services, the same is not true for all children worldwide. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Loukia Tsami, a board certified behavior analyst in the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, offers her expertise to families around the world, most recently in Liberia.

UHCL profs showcase research excellence in monthly talks

January 21, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL profs showcase research excellence in monthly talks

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities will launch a new virtual lecture series on Jan. 25 with an exploration into New Orleans’ long tradition of cooperatives. The series will be far-ranging and spotlight faculty research across disciplinary lines.

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

January 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

Austin’s noted “First Lady of Jazz” Pamela Hart will begin her Feb. 4 performance at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater at 6 p.m. by sharing insights and taking questions about performing jazz. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. for the first in-person performance of 2021.

UHCL prof shares insights on GOP's post-election identity crisis

January 15, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL prof shares insights on GOP's post-election identity crisis

The riots that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 have become a flashpoint in U.S. history. Many Americans fear further unrest upon the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. A political science faculty member discusses how Republicans can look to the future and restore stability to the nation.

Exhibition features indoor, outdoor works of noted Houston upcycling artist

January 14, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Exhibition features indoor, outdoor works of noted Houston upcycling artist

Viewing art is generally linked to standing before the whitewashed walls of an art gallery, but University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Cultural Arts Director Eric Despard had a different idea for displaying Houston mixed-media artist Charles Washington’s exhibition, “Who is Charles Washington?: A Retrospective.”

Friday Morning Continuing Education announces Winter Series 2021

December 29, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Friday Morning Continuing Education announces Winter Series 2021

Friday Morning Continuing Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake has announced its Winter 2021 Series of virtual events, including talks on Amazon ecosystems, gravitational physics, social news feeds, and much more. FMCE offers presentations and discussions about unique and engaging topics each week, open to anyone who wishes to participate and learn.

UHCL research lab, alumna collaborate to support Texas foster kids

December 16, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL research lab, alumna collaborate to support Texas foster kids

A University of Houston-Clear Lake student, professor and alumna are combining efforts to improve the lives of over 50,000 Texas children in foster care.

Alumna maps path to success with sociology, geography

December 07, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Alumna maps path to success with sociology, geography

Everyone who uses an app to park a car, navigate an airport, or share their zip code at check-out is using geographic information systems technology. Abrin Brooks’ job ensures all that, and much more, are working smoothly.

Social work student organizes book drive for autism center

December 01, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Social work student organizes book drive for autism center

Cassandra Sarmiento’s field internship at Texas Children’s Hospital’s Meyer Center for Autism has taught her how to assess families and help them find more resources and support. It also inspired her to create a book drive so the children who come to the clinic can stay occupied and engaged while they wait.

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

November 25, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Student's virtual art exhibition confronts challenges in education system

Jennifer Lehnert's experience in education inspired her Master of Arts in Humanities with Studio Arts Concentration capstone exhibition entitled, “Education: Idealized, Never Realized,” available virtually for free through Dec. 11.