February 13, 2020 | Katherine Adams
The Neumann Library at University of Houston-Clear Lake will be hosting a panel discussion entitled “Virtual and Augmented Futures,” spotlighting augmented and virtual reality and their implications for teaching, learning and future careers. The event, to be held Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. is comprised of seven experts in fields including technology, software engineering, psychology and digital media.
February 10, 2020 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader Program is launching its first event of the semester, entitled “A Conversation with Spare Parts’ Lisa Spence and Special Guests” on March 3 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Forest Room. The book “Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream” by Joshua Davis, is this year’s Common Reader selection with the goal of creating community connections among students, as well as between them and their professors.
January 24, 2020 | Katherine Adams
As “techies” continue to shift their interest from desktop devices to mobile devices, the trend toward goggles, headsets and other wearable devices continues to increase. Alex Haber, state/local government and education team leader Magic Leap, a spatial computing platform that integrates digital content into the physical world, will be demonstrating this technology at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Alfred R. Neumann Library on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 9 a.m. - noon.
January 10, 2020 | Katherine Adams
In a job market filled with applicants with plenty of high-level technical skills, employers are looking for resumes that demonstrate “differentiators.” University of Houston-Clear Lake’s minor in software engineering can make the difference on a job application, says Adjunct Professor of Software Engineering Daniel Drew, who teaches many of the courses that encompass the minor.
January 02, 2020 | Katherine Adams
Last year, as Sean Graham realized he was getting closer to graduating from University of Houston-Clear Lake, he decided he’d like to put a research assistantship on his resume. A visit with Associate Professor of Computer Engineering Hakduran Koc secured that position, made possible through a grant called Pathways to STEM Careers.
December 30, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Dorothea Lerman, professor of behavior analysis and director of the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities at University of Houston-Clear Lake, gave the commencement address at the university’s 5 p.m. ceremony at NRG Arena on Dec. 15.
December 27, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Judith Marquez, professor of bilingual and multicultural education at University of Houston-Clear Lake, gave the commencement address at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s noon ceremony at NRG Arena on Dec. 15.
December 24, 2019 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s December 2019 commencement took place at noon and at 5 p.m. on Dec. 15 at NRG Arena in Houston. Candidates for graduation participated by leading the Pledge of Allegiance and invocation, giving the student address, inducting students into UH-Clear Lake’s Alumni Association, and giving the benediction.
December 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Jazmine Jayasi began her academic career envisioning herself as a medical doctor. She is receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from University of Houston-Clear Lake this month, but her involvement in the Pathways to STEM Careers program changed her career focus.
December 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater is presenting the work of NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society’s 5th Annual CineSpace competition on Monday, Dec. 16 from 7-9 p.m.
December 06, 2019 | Katherine Adams
The face of today’s college student continues to change, PBS NewsHour reported in a special series that focused on college student populations. The phrase “first generation college student” was unheard of just a decade ago, but now, “first-gen” students are increasing in numbers across college campuses in America, including at University of Houston-Clear Lake, where about 35% of the student body identified themselves as first generation college students on their applications.
December 04, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Natalia Marfil Cepeda is receiving her bachelor of science in biological science from University of Houston-Clear Lake this month, but she learned much more in college about herself and her future than what was taught in her courses.