UHCL News

Mercury to deliver musical performance of historic proportions

September 20, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Mercury to deliver musical performance of historic proportions

When Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined is performing, it’s a musical event that goes far beyond just a night at the symphony. If you’re in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater on Friday Oct. 6 at 8 p.m. to hear Mercury’s Brahms’ 2nd and Mendelssohn’s 5th, you’ll share in a dynamic, passionate experience that – if they were here – would definitely resonate with the two composers.

UHCL seeking vendors for upcoming Harvest Fair

September 15, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL seeking vendors for upcoming Harvest Fair

University of Houston-Clear Lake is looking for local vendors to show their wares at the 2017 Harvest Fair, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Oct. 17-19 in Atrium II of the Bayou Building, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.

UHCL yoga class has benefits far beyond the mat

September 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL yoga class has benefits far beyond the mat

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Friday Morning Continuing Education program is now offering the university’s first-ever yoga class taught by Associate Professor of School Psychology Julia Englund Strait. The beginning yoga class meets Fridays at 1 p.m. for eight weeks.

UHCL Alumni Celebration to honor pillars of industry, community

September 13, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Alumni Celebration to honor pillars of industry, community

University of Houston-Clear Lake's 2017 Alumni Celebration will honor four graduates and a professor for their extraordinary accomplishments and ongoing contributions to their professions, the university and the communities they serve.

Bayou Theater reschedules season opener post-Harvey

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Bayou Theater reschedules season opener post-Harvey

Tropical Storm Harvey washed out Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined’s “Bach and Piazzola,” the first scheduled performance of the 2017-18 season at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater. But concertgoers can take heart—Harvey did not damage the theater, and the show will go on.

Autism expert to discuss sleep disorders at UHCL event

August 24, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Autism expert to discuss sleep disorders at UHCL event

Children on the autism spectrum face innumerable academic and social challenges each day. In fact, says Jack Dempsey, Ph.D., a child psychologist who specializes in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, up to 80 percent of these children also suffer from a sleep disorder, so that the difficulties encountered during the day often extend well into the night. Dempsey is the first in a lineup of autism experts to speak each month at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ 2017-18 Autism Speaker Series at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

Welcome Week helps new students transition to UHCL

August 17, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Welcome Week helps new students transition to UHCL

A new semester and busy schedules can be stressful. That’s why University of Houston-Clear Lake takes a whole week to plan fun, engaging events to welcome and orient new and returning students to Hawk life and ensure a great start to the new school year.

Short Takes

August 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Abstract artists' portfolio comes to Art Gallery; Welcome Back Bash Sept. 1; Habitat Work Days; cybersecurity and cryptography workshop.

UHCL’s Continuing Education announces fall lineup

August 14, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL’s Continuing Education announces fall lineup

Now in its second year, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Continuing Education and Friday Morning Continuing Education programs offer a variety of non-credit classes, courses and workshops to foster lifelong learning, sharpen your skills and enrich your life.

UHCL’s Friday Morning yoga program: benefits beyond the mat

August 09, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL’s Friday Morning yoga program: benefits beyond the mat

Over the course of the last 10 years that University of Houston-Clear Lake Associate Professor of School Psychology Julia Englund Strait has been regularly practicing yoga, she noticed two significant changes in her life. First, she found she could better cope with the stress of graduate school. Beyond that, she discovered that her mental clarity and problem-solving skills had improved, as well as her ability to focus longer. “The benefits of yoga go far beyond just relaxing or improving flexibility,” Strait said. “There are real mental benefits through the regular practice of yoga.”

Short Takes

August 08, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

'Big Sick' kicks off 2017-18 film series; reception and a show starts Friday Morning's fall season; volunteers needed to help beautify UHCL campus.

Mercury dances in the 2017-18 season at UHCL Bayou Theater

August 04, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Mercury dances in the 2017-18 season at UHCL Bayou Theater

Historically, the origins of tango music are obscure, but when it’s played by Canada’s Tango Boreal together with Mercury: The Orchestra Redefined as the 2017-18 season opener at the Bayou Theater at University of Houston-Clear Lake, it’s anything but obscure. It’s probably a sellout.