UHCL News

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.

Expansion of facilities, opportunities progress at UHCL Pearland Campus

May 08, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Expansion of facilities, opportunities progress at UHCL Pearland Campus

Construction of the $24.6 million Health Sciences and Classroom Building continues at University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus. The facility is scheduled to open for classes in spring 2019. The campus, at 1200 Pearland Parkway, will expand its healthcare-related academic programs, notably its bachelor of science in nursing, which targets registered nurses who seek a degree.

Ceremony at UHCL Pearland Campus celebrates construction milestone

May 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Ceremony at UHCL Pearland Campus celebrates construction milestone

University of Houston-Clear Lake officials, as well as representatives from Austin Commercial Project and PBK Architects, Inc. gather at a topping out ceremony for the Health Sciences Classroom Building on UHCL Pearland Campus, celebrating the completion of the structural phase of the project. The new $24 million, 69,500-square-foot building, scheduled to open in spring 2019, will allow for the expansion of the campus’ nursing and other healthcare programs.

UHCL's exercise and health sciences degree offers career options, work experience

May 03, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL's exercise and health sciences degree offers career options, work experience

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Exercise and Health Sciences Master of Science program is embarking on a new era in student training and research. The program, recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for the content and practicality of its sport science curriculum, has expanded and now offers its students an opportunity to specialize in public health.

Health care administration certification adds business acumen to physicians' skills

March 30, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Health care administration certification adds business acumen to physicians' skills

The health care market changes constantly, requiring physicians to change along with it. Medical education is transforming, and although physicians are highly trained in their specialties, University of Houston-Clear Lake’s health care administration program recognizes that evolving market demands that they also acquire additional competencies, such as business acumen and data analytic skills.

UHCL student creates organization for future medical professionals

March 28, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL student creates organization for future medical professionals

University of Houston-Clear Lake sophomore biological science major Mohamed AbdelGilil wanted to participate in more student organizations, but simply couldn’t get to all the meetings. Although schedules just didn’t work, he definitely wanted to find a way to get more involved in campus life.

UHCL Pearland Campus offers RN-BSN information sessions

March 05, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Pearland Campus offers RN-BSN information sessions

University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus is offering monthly information sessions for those interested in advancing their career by obtaining an RN-to-BSN degree.

Help available for UHCL students coping with stress of the season

December 15, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Help available for UHCL students coping with stress of the season

Counseling Services at UHCL offers help for students experiencing stress, anxiety and depression, particularly during the holiday season.

UHCL celebrates construction milestone for Recreation and Wellness Building

November 10, 2017 | George Mattingly II

UHCL celebrates construction milestone for Recreation and Wellness Building

Members of the UH-Clear Lake community joined contractors, engineers, architects and construction workers in the future multi-activity court space in the Recreation and Wellness Building in a celebratory event commemorating the completion of the structural portion of the building's construction.

UHCL Healthcare Administration holds open house

October 18, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Healthcare Administration holds open house

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake joined about 50 students, alumni and faculty for a UH-Clear Lake Healthcare Administration Open House at the university’s facility in the Texas Medical Center

Short Takes

October 10, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Seminar in Women's and Gender Studies, autism lecture: ABA assessments for home, classroom, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, fighting elder abuse.

Autism expert to discuss sleep disorders at UHCL event

August 24, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Autism expert to discuss sleep disorders at UHCL event

Children on the autism spectrum face innumerable academic and social challenges each day. In fact, says Jack Dempsey, Ph.D., a child psychologist who specializes in treating children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, up to 80 percent of these children also suffer from a sleep disorder, so that the difficulties encountered during the day often extend well into the night. Dempsey is the first in a lineup of autism experts to speak each month at the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities’ 2017-18 Autism Speaker Series at University of Houston-Clear Lake.