UHCL News

UHCL ramping up campus recreation, residential life

September 19, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL ramping up campus recreation, residential life

University of Houston-Clear Lake added two new departments to its Student Services and Resources division in a goal to create more campus activity and a greater sense of community, says Darlene Biggers, associate vice president for student services.

Hurricane Harvey Campus Information

September 18, 2017 | UHCL Staff

Hurricane Harvey Campus Information

Update as of 9/5: UHCL and its off-site locations including UHCL Pearland Campus and the Texas Medical Center, are open and operating under normal conditions. During inclement weather, university officials monitor local conditions and post announcements regarding closure of the university on the UHCL Emergency Information website as well as the UHCL Hotline (281-283-2221).

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.

Harvey delayed the Welcome Back Bash but not the fun

September 14, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Harvey delayed the Welcome Back Bash but not the fun

After a stressful week for many flooded-out Hawks in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Harvey, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s 2017 Welcome Back Bash was a welcome opportunity to enjoy free food, fun and music.

Artist to comment on abstract show at UHCL Art Gallery

September 14, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Artist to comment on abstract show at UHCL Art Gallery

Despite the numerous delays and cancellations caused by Harvey’s visit to Houston, some highly anticipated events are still going forward as planned. The public preview of “75th Anniversary American Abstract Artists Print Portfolio” at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery was cancelled due to inclement weather.

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.

UHCL researcher: E. coli levels fall in new test of Clear Lake waters

September 13, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL researcher: E. coli levels fall in new test of Clear Lake waters

E. coli bacteria levels in Clear Lake have fallen to levels well below federal safety thresholds, says a University of Houston-Clear Lake microbiologist who has been testing the waters since Tropical Storm Harvey flooding.

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.

UHCL’s Art School for Children moves full STEAM ahead

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL’s Art School for Children moves full STEAM ahead

It’s a year of both major milestones and new beginnings for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art School for Children. The popular children’s art education program is celebrating its 40th year of enriching the arts landscape for young artists in the community, and it is welcoming a new director and lifelong Hawk, David Moya, to chart the program’s flight into its next phase.

UHCL helps waterlogged Hawks chart a new course

September 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams

UHCL helps waterlogged Hawks chart a new course

After Tropical Storm Harvey left Houston, representatives from numerous University of Houston-Clear Lake organizations and campus offices met to discuss ways to help students immersed in stress and coping with losses incurred by floodwaters. The “Hawks Helping Hawks” Sept. 6 event was quickly organized to collect canned goods, clothing, and school supplies to help students including Alexia Flores, a junior from South Houston who, like many other students, faculty and staff, was flooded out of her home.