June 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams
A selection committee composed of faculty, staff and a student representative have recommended the book “Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work” by Dave Isay to be the focus of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s fall 2018 Common Reader Program. The committee chose the book because it explores overarching themes that resonate with the UH-Clear Lake student population.
June 14, 2018 | Katherine Adams
With almost twice as many outstanding performances to offer Clear Lake theater-lovers this season than last, the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake is gearing up for a brand new season that covers almost all musical genres. “There are some great benefits we’re offering season pass buyers this year,” said Bayou Theater Managing Director Alex Malone. “Season packages go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 15.”
June 01, 2018 | Jim Townsend
Nearly 1,300 students graduated this spring at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Two commencement ceremonies were held on Sunday, May 20, at NRG Arena. Almost 1,100 students chose to walk across the stage.
June 01, 2018 | Katherine Adams
This month, Associate Professors of Behavior Analysis Sarah Lechago and Jennifer Fritz learned their efforts had culminated in receiving an honor reserved for the faculty’s top money-raisers: entrance into UHCL’s $1 Million Club, as acknowledged by the Office of Sponsored Programs. Their names will be added to a plaque honoring 30 other professors who have also raised $1 million on behalf of the university.
May 28, 2018 | Katherine Adams
The Clear Creek I.S.D. Special Education Parent Teacher Association honored University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professors of Behavior Analysis, Sarah Lechago and Jennifer Fritz, with the 2017-18 Star Award for their Connecting the Dots program at a ceremony on May 9 at Clear Springs High School in League City.
May 25, 2018 | Katherine Adams
In 1946, Houston resident Ruth Ann Skaff’s father, the Very Reverend Thomas Skaff, became the first American-born man of Arab descent in the U.S. to become ordained as a priest in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America – at the time called the Syrian Antiochian Orthodox Church. He was ordained in Sioux City, Iowa and probably never thought he would be responsible for documenting a significant segment of Arab-American history in Houston.
May 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of History Neal Dugre has been awarded the 2017 Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History for an article written about one of his areas of expertise—seventeenth-century New England.
May 21, 2018 | Staff
University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake has named Steven Berberich to become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, effective July 2.
May 16, 2018 | Katherine Adams
This year, University of Houston-Clear Lake students and professors who participated in the Common Reader Program brought to action one of the overarching themes of the selected book, “Hidden Figures” – the importance of mentorship, particularly among women.
May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams
When Juana Rodriguez walks across the stage on May 20 to receive her bachelor of science in legal studies from University of Houston-Clear Lake, it will be a major step toward her ultimate lifelong goal of obtaining her law degree. But she has much more to celebrate than just her college graduation.
May 10, 2018 | George Mattingly II
Students, faculty and community members engaged in conversation surrounding academic research by college students during poster presentations at the 24th Annual Student Conference for Research and Creative Arts at University of Houston-Clear Lake.
May 10, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Since 2008, a team of archaeologists from around the world has been conducting fieldwork annually as part of the Pastio-Mesorotsos Archaeological Expedition in the Dhiarizos Valley of Cyprus. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Art History Sarah Costello has been among them, funded by a faculty research support grant that allows her to continue her work at this unique excavation site cataloguing Neolithic pottery. Costello will travel to Cyprus for a week in July to finalize her work on the dig. A UHCL graduate student, Brianne Thoen, will spend five weeks excavating the site with the team.