UHCL News

Conference to focus on nutrition responses to diet-related diseases

October 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Conference to focus on nutrition responses to diet-related diseases

University of Houston-Clear Lake and the new Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute is presenting the Low Carb Houston Conference Oct. 25-27 to address and examine ways in which nutritional interventions improve metabolic consequences during the event in the university’s Bayou Theater.

New institute at UHCL researches nutrition and exercise to combat chronic disease

October 05, 2018 | Katherine Adams

New institute at UHCL researches nutrition and exercise to combat chronic disease

There is a gap in the healthcare continuum in our community, says William Amonette, associate professor of exercise science at University of Houston-Clear Lake. For those struggling with chronic ailments, the new Exercise and Nutritional Health Institute can help.

New director seeks to make UHCL the 'go-to' for mental health services

September 12, 2018 | Katherine Adams

New director seeks to make UHCL the 'go-to' for mental health services

It’s rare to find someone who already knew in kindergarten that she wanted to get a doctorate, but University of Houston-Clear Lake’s new Director of Psychological Services Clinic Cynthya Campbell Palmer says she’s been clear on her career path since the age of five.

Interpreters assist UHCL autism therapist in international telehealth sessions

September 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Interpreters assist UHCL autism therapist in international telehealth sessions

As University of Houston-Clear Lake’s autism telehealth program reaches more countries globally, Research Associate Loukia Tsami, who spends her workday providing telehealth services to families of children with autism as part of a grant-funded project, realized she needed interpreters to help her communicate with her clients.

Alumnus' career continues to gain strength across two continents

August 21, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Alumnus' career continues to gain strength across two continents

Junghai Xu met University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Associate Professor of Exercise and Health Sciences Bill Amonette in Beijing, when Xu acted as an English interpreter for him during his tenure as a strength and conditioning coach for the Chinese National Basketball Team as it prepared for the 2006 International Basketball Federation world championships in Japan. In return for Xu’s assistance, Amonette shared his knowledge about weightlifting, brought him to UH-Clear Lake to begin his own future in the same field, and became lifelong friends along the way.

UHCL behavior analyst uses telehealth for global autism outreach

August 20, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL behavior analyst uses telehealth for global autism outreach

Research Associate Loukia Tsami spends her workday providing telehealth services to families of children with autism in Texas as part of a grant-funded project at the University of Houston Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities. But during the evenings and on weekends, she could be ‘virtually’ anywhere –in up to 14 countries– as part of her efforts to bring critical services to families around the world.

UHCL Pearland Campus hosts Nursing Education Conference

August 08, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Pearland Campus hosts Nursing Education Conference

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus hosted a Nursing Education Conference on Aug. 4, which drew more than 80 attendees who were either interested in pursuing a nursing career, or were interested in furthering their nursing career.

Student's passion to help others fuels cancer research

July 31, 2018 | George Mattingly II

Student's passion to help others fuels cancer research

From working as a combat medic in the scorching desert to battling DNA resistance under the lens of a microscope, Alfred Mimms is collaborating with distinguished faculty and researchers to push the limits of cancer research.

Learn how to boost your nursing career at free conference

July 27, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Learn how to boost your nursing career at free conference

If you’re interested in pursuing or advancing your career in nursing, attend the free conference “Launching Nursing Careers to New Heights,” 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., Aug. 4 at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus.

Low Carb Houston Conference to explore improving health through nutrition

July 24, 2018 | Karen Barbier

Low Carb Houston Conference to explore improving health through nutrition

Obesity, diabetes, heart disease, dementia and cancer have increased because of modern diet and lifestyle. The Low Carb Houston Conference at the University of Houston-Clear Lake on Oct. 25-27 has been organized to address and examine nutritional strategies to improve chronic disease.

Tobacco-free policy at UHCL makes for healthier, cleaner campus

July 23, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Tobacco-free policy at UHCL makes for healthier, cleaner campus

In keeping with prevailing research regarding the use of tobacco in public places, the University of Houston-Clear Lake moved to implement a campus-wide tobacco-free policy effective Aug. 1.

UH-Clear Lake to implement tobacco-free policy Aug. 1

May 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UH-Clear Lake to implement tobacco-free policy Aug. 1

University of Houston-Clear Lake has been designated a campus-wide tobacco-free campus. Effective Aug. 1, the new policy will prohibit the use of all tobacco products in university buildings and on all university grounds.