August 09, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Change is the only constant in life--Jonathan and Blakley Fletcher can attest to that. Both graduated from University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2000 with bachelor’s degrees in fields that they thought would launch their careers.
July 12, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Traveling internationally can enhance more than a college student’s resume. For Edgar Tijerina, who is pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from University of Houston-Clear Lake, taking a course called Global Healthcare and traveling to Harlaxton College in Grantham, England will impact him far beyond what he lists on his resume.
July 08, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Six healthcare administration students, as well as 12 students in the Anthropology program took a two-week trip to Nairobi, Kenya last month. The healthcare group visited four area hospitals along with Ayadi and her faculty co-lead, Assistant Professor of Critical Social Psychology Enciso Dominguez.
June 03, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Bethany Morgan knew she wanted to be in a helping profession, and considered occupational therapy or school counseling, but finally decided on the mental health care profession, ultimately choosing to work with trauma patients to help them see that they can heal and move forward from their painful life experiences.
April 20, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, the nation’s leading authority that provides specialized accreditation for all levels of nursing education programs in the U.S., has reaccredited University of Houston-Clear Lake’s RN-BSN program.
April 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that Houston City Council voted this week on a proposed equitable, progressive parental leave policy for city employees based on the recommendation of the Houston Women’s Commission. The policy was unanimously approved on Wednesday, April 13.
March 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The number of international students studying at American colleges or universities fell sharply in 2020-21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but UHCL’s international student enrollment is rising, says Johna McClendon, UH-Clear Lake’s director of International Admissions and Student Services.
March 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff
UH-Clear Lake's Office of Global Learning and Strategy offers students many study-abroad options, including a June 11-23 trip to Nairobi, Kenya. Students will visit museums, tour Nakuru National Park, which boasts the largest population of flamingos in the world, and visit key archaeological sites.
March 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Hardik Jani always knew he wanted to work in public health and help make lifesaving medicines. After graduating from University of Houston-Clear Lake with his Master of Science in Biotechnology, he began a career that led him to Moderna to help develop the COVID vaccine.
March 10, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Doing poorly in college classes, or even failing them, is not the end, although it may seem so. A plummeting GPA can result in the loss of a scholarship or financial aid, a warning about getting on academic probation, and a lot of additional stress from parents and family.
February 28, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Athletes aren’t the only ones who suffer from brain injuries. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported over 223,000 concussion-related hospitalizations last year, and brain injuries are very common after falls in middle-and older-aged adults. Even doctors may not realize the severity of a fall injury.
February 22, 2022 | UHCL Staff
From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned that obesity was a risk factor for severe COVID-19 and could significantly worsen outcomes for patients in that category. During the lockdown, lifestyle and eating habits of many Americans dramatically changed.