January 05, 2021 | UHCL Staff
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.
November 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
October 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
September 30, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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September 08, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
September 02, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 17, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
August 12, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
July 06, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
June 11, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.”
May 29, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.
May 27, 2020 | UHCL Staff
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.