UHCL News

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 launches relief efforts for students affected by storm

September 06, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL launches relief efforts for students affected by storm

University of Houston-Clear Lake staff and campus organizations stand ready to assist students affected by Tropical Storm Harvey starting Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 6 in Bayou Building Atrium II.

UHCL faculty research briefs

August 24, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL faculty research briefs

Nguyen, Harman tackle processing efficiency for space station simulations; Hsu investigates trust attitudes among correctional officers.

UHCL professor’s book chronicles tragedy of Cold War nuke tests

August 18, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL professor’s book chronicles tragedy of Cold War nuke tests

Keith Parsons, like many baby boomers, remembers the duck-and-cover drills from his childhood and has been interested in the history surrounding nuclear weapons and nuclear war ever since. Parsons, a University of Houston-Clear Lake professor of philosophy, expanded on his interest and with co-author Robert Zaballa, an Atlanta-based nuclear physicist, in “Bombing the Marshall Islands: A Cold War Tragedy,” a book just released by Cambridge University Press.

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.

UHCL promotes 11 faculty members

July 26, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL promotes 11 faculty members

University of Houston-Clear Lake recently promoted 11 faculty members, six of whom were elevated from assistant professors to associate professors with tenure, while five ascended from associate professors to full professors.

Houston honors UHCL’s retiring president

July 26, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Houston honors UHCL’s retiring president

Commending him for more than 38 years of service to the university, community and state, the city of Houston declared July 12 as “Dr. William A. Staples Day.” Pictured, District E Council Member Dave Martin (right) presented Staples with a framed copy of the proclamation, signed by Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner.

Rigorous social work program rewarded with reaccreditation

June 15, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Rigorous social work program rewarded with reaccreditation

The Council on Social Work Education has reaccredited University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bachelor Social Work program for another eight-year cycle. This is the third time the association’s Commission on Accreditation, which holds social work education to the highest possible standards, has affirmed UHCL’s bachelor of social work degree program since its inception.

UHCL’s Staples to take a ‘look ahead’ in last lecture

June 12, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL’s Staples to take a ‘look ahead’ in last lecture

University of Houston-Clear Lake President William A. Staples will share his thoughts about the state of higher education in America – and how it affects the future of the institution – in a lecture titled, “UHCL: A Look Ahead.” The lecture is Wednesday, June 14, 2-3 p.m., in UHCL’s Bayou Building Garden Room, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.

UHCL poet wins coveted Frost Place prize, fellowship

May 17, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL poet wins coveted Frost Place prize, fellowship

Conor Bracken, published poet and assistant director of University of Houston-Clear Lake Writing Center, is this year’s Frost Place Chapbook fellow as winner of the Frost Place’s annual poetry competition for his peer-acclaimed collection, “Henry Kissinger, Mon Amour.”

UHCL ceramist makes 107 bowls for Houston Food Bank fundraiser

May 09, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL ceramist makes 107 bowls for Houston Food Bank fundraiser

For her sixth year, University of Houston-Clear Lake Art Gallery Assistant Director Karen Fiscus joined other Houston-area ceramists in accepting ClayHouston’s challenge to create 100 soup bowls to be sold in an annual fundraiser, Empty Bowls Houston, benefiting the Houston Food Bank. She made 107.

Society recognizes UHCL professor for teaching, mentorship

May 04, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Society recognizes UHCL professor for teaching, mentorship

The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues selected University of Houston-Clear Lake Professor of Women’s Studies and Psychology Kim A. Case as recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award. She shares the award with a University of London professor.