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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.

First-gen transfer student 'goes for it' at UHCL, finds support and mentorship

January 26, 2021 | UHCL Staff

First-gen transfer student 'goes for it' at UHCL, finds support and mentorship

Students who transfer from one college to another sometimes face the unique struggle of attempting to join a community from a completely different starting point. University of Houston-Clear Lake has a significant transfer student population, but for Osvaldo Rodriguez, assimilating into the university community was easy, and he felt at home immediately.

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.

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

January 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

School districts around Texas have reported the number of failing students has risen exponentially. The increase appears to be a dismal reflection of the struggle students are facing with online learning platforms. A University of Houston-Clear Lake expert says numerous interrelated variables are impacting both teaching and learning.

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.

Virtual Alumni Celebration draws hundreds nationally, internationally

December 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Virtual Alumni Celebration draws hundreds nationally, internationally

University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni are too dedicated for a pandemic to stop a celebration. Although the annual UH-Clear Lake Alumni Association’s Alumni Celebration was virtual this year, at least 300 Hawks around the country attended, honoring six award recipients and raising funds for the critical needs of current UHCL students.

Author, globalization expert featured in UHCL's President's Speaker Series

November 10, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Author, globalization expert featured in UHCL's President's Speaker Series

Social justice and globalism in higher education will be the next big questions explored by the President’s Speaker Series, which launched last month at University of Houston-Clear Lake.

President's Speaker Series seeks to engage university, community about 'big questions'

October 26, 2020 | UHCL Staff

President's Speaker Series seeks to engage university, community about 'big questions'

Big questions demand big answers, and a new speaker series from University of Houston-Clear Lake is looking to spark big conversations. The free President’s Speaker Series will launch this conversation with a panel discussion, “How Do We Prepare for the Future of Education?” on Oct. 30 at 9 a.m. online via Zoom.

UHCL dean explores 'masked manners' in thought piece to air on NPR

October 23, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL dean explores 'masked manners' in thought piece to air on NPR

Constantly wearing masks to protect against the COVID-19 virus can be a struggle, but it goes beyond the inconvenience of keeping cloth over our mouths and noses. Humans tend to process faces as a whole rather than focusing on individual features, so masks may impede more elements of communication than people assume.

International Ed Week spotlights Diplomacy Institute, student diversity

October 20, 2020 | UHCL Staff

International Ed Week spotlights Diplomacy Institute, student diversity

University of Houston-Clear Lake is celebrating International Education Week between Nov. 16-20, with the aim of spotlighting the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

UHCL honors outstanding alumni, profs at celebration

October 13, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL honors outstanding alumni, profs at celebration

Brandon Capetillo, Dr. Seun Adigun, Mike McMullen, Brian Stephens, Kimberly Campbell, and the late Randy Garcia will be the honorees at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s 46th Anniversary Alumni Celebration to be held Saturday, Nov. 9 via Zoom.