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UHCL healthcare administration students receive coveted fellowships

January 05, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL healthcare administration students receive coveted fellowships

Ali Hussain is among a group of University of Houston-Clear Lake students in the Healthcare Administration program to receive a prestigious administrative fellowship for 2021. Almost all graduate-level business students hope to land a prestigious fellowship, and Hussain said that the fellowship he received will be critical to his career.

Health and Human Performance Institute reimagines vision, widens impact

November 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Health and Human Performance Institute reimagines vision, widens impact

The newly renamed Health and Human Performance Institute (HHPI) is increasing the scope of its research and community offerings at University of Houston-Clear Lake and beyond. Previously the Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute, the interdisciplinary research center is known for improving exercise and nutrition behaviors for people with chronic diseases and the Low Carb Houston Conference.

New Accessibility Support Center director seeks new ways to support disabled students

October 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff

New Accessibility Support Center director seeks new ways to support disabled students

Formerly known as Disability Services, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Accessibility Support Center is moving forward with a new name and a new director. J’Naudia Hunter-Phillips says she’s looking forward to working closely with faculty and staff to find better ways to help students with disabilities, especially during this time of pandemic.

Short Takes

September 30, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events

Difficult diagnoses, times two: Mom of twins with autism shares experiences

September 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Difficult diagnoses, times two: Mom of twins with autism shares experiences

When her twin sons were about a year old, Lydia Rios knew something did not seem right. They had been reaching their developmental milestones, but they stopped reacting, making eye contact and interacting with her as they had before. At about three years old, her twins were diagnosed with autism.

UHCL student to study how politics impacts patients

September 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student to study how politics impacts patients

Although post-baccalaureate student Jonathan Pham’s ultimate career goal lies in the field of medicine, he has always had an interest in political science. Through a teaching assistantship for University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Assistant Professor of Political Science Se-Hyoung Yi, he learned that political engagement was another way he could care for his future patients.

Moving into a residence hall? Tips for packing a quarantine bag

August 17, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Moving into a residence hall? Tips for packing a quarantine bag

Amid concerns about moving into college residence halls during the COVID-19 pandemic, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Director of Student Housing and Residence Life emphasizes safety and common sense as students prepare to move into Hunter Hall this fall—as well as masks and lots of disinfectant and hand sanitizer.

Tips on how to say 'good night' to pandemic insomnia

August 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Tips on how to say 'good night' to pandemic insomnia

When the fears of spreading the COVID-19 virus caused the nation to lock down, the resulting anxiety and disruption of routines sent the idea of getting a good night’s sleep out the window for many people. Chris Ward, professor of psychology at University of Houston-Clear Lake, offers advice for addressing insomnia.

RN-BSN info session offers valuable program information

July 06, 2020 | UHCL Staff

RN-BSN info session offers valuable program information

Information for students wishing to enroll in the RN-to-BSN program at University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland can discover all they need during an upcoming virtual session to be held July 14. Program Director and Assistant Professor of Nursing Karen Alexander said that the information session would be live and accessible on Zoom.

Recreation and Wellness Center reopens, reduces fees

June 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Recreation and Wellness Center reopens, reduces fees

With strict safety protocols in place, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Recreation and Wellness Center reopened June 1. Campus Recreation and Wellness Director Brian Mills said,“Engaging in physical activity is important all of the time, but during times of stress and isolation such as that surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, physical activity is even more important.”

Microbiology, nursing, and software engineering students collaborate on COVID-19 grant

May 29, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Microbiology, nursing, and software engineering students collaborate on COVID-19 grant

University of Houston-Clear Lake students and professors are engaged in research to meet the urgent need to understand the spread of COVID-19. Assistant Professor of Microbiology Michael LaMontagne, Assistant Professor of Nursing Karen Alexander with biology students, in collaboration with registered nurses in UHCL’s RN-BSN program and others, have begun the project.

Addressing the pandemic within the pandemic: domestic abuse rises during lockdown

May 27, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Addressing the pandemic within the pandemic: domestic abuse rises during lockdown

Shelter-in-place protocols have forced Americans to grapple with a circumstance unimaginable. Most families experienced boredom and a sense of monotony during the lockdown, but for those living with an abuser, said Cynthya Campbell Palmer, director of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Psychological Services Clinic, the quarantine mandate was the worst-case scenario.