February 13, 2020 | Katherine Adams
The Neumann Library at University of Houston-Clear Lake will be hosting a panel discussion entitled “Virtual and Augmented Futures,” spotlighting augmented and virtual reality and their implications for teaching, learning and future careers. The event, to be held Tuesday, Feb. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. is comprised of seven experts in fields including technology, software engineering, psychology and digital media.
February 10, 2020 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Common Reader Program is launching its first event of the semester, entitled “A Conversation with Spare Parts’ Lisa Spence and Special Guests” on March 3 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Forest Room. The book “Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream” by Joshua Davis, is this year’s Common Reader selection with the goal of creating community connections among students, as well as between them and their professors.
January 24, 2020 | Katherine Adams
As “techies” continue to shift their interest from desktop devices to mobile devices, the trend toward goggles, headsets and other wearable devices continues to increase. Alex Haber, state/local government and education team leader Magic Leap, a spatial computing platform that integrates digital content into the physical world, will be demonstrating this technology at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Alfred R. Neumann Library on Wednesday, Jan. 29 from 9 a.m. - noon.
January 10, 2020 | Katherine Adams
In a job market filled with applicants with plenty of high-level technical skills, employers are looking for resumes that demonstrate “differentiators.” University of Houston-Clear Lake’s minor in software engineering can make the difference on a job application, says Adjunct Professor of Software Engineering Daniel Drew, who teaches many of the courses that encompass the minor.
January 02, 2020 | Katherine Adams
Last year, as Sean Graham realized he was getting closer to graduating from University of Houston-Clear Lake, he decided he’d like to put a research assistantship on his resume. A visit with Associate Professor of Computer Engineering Hakduran Koc secured that position, made possible through a grant called Pathways to STEM Careers.
December 23, 2019 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s history of collaboration with NASA Johnson Space Center began on the day its doors opened in 1974, establishing a permanent institution of higher education accessible to JSC staff, scientists and engineers. On Oct. 1, the two entities signed a new Space Act Agreement and Annex, confirming and expanding their partnership for the benefit of the community.
December 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Jazmine Jayasi began her academic career envisioning herself as a medical doctor. She is receiving her Bachelor of Science in Biological Science from University of Houston-Clear Lake this month, but her involvement in the Pathways to STEM Careers program changed her career focus.
December 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater is presenting the work of NASA and the Houston Cinema Arts Society’s 5th Annual CineSpace competition on Monday, Dec. 16 from 7-9 p.m.
December 04, 2019 | Katherine Adams
Natalia Marfil Cepeda is receiving her bachelor of science in biological science from University of Houston-Clear Lake this month, but she learned much more in college about herself and her future than what was taught in her courses.
November 11, 2019 | Katherine Adams@uhcl.edu
When Steve Eggleston first began attending college in California in 1999, he soon realized it wasn’t for him. Eggleston, a post-baccalaureate environmental science student at University of Houston-Clear Lake, had always wanted to join the military, so he dropped out and began speaking to an Army recruiter. But due to a medical condition, he had to apply for a medical waiver and was told it might take up to two years for the Army to process his request to join.
October 30, 2019 | Katherine Adams
The Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center hosted a dinner event at South Shore Harbour Resort ahead of the University of Houston-Clear Lake-SQCC Energy and Environmental Stewardship Conference earlier this month. The dinner and the conference were attended by a delegation of Omani diplomats led by Her Excellency Hunaina S. Al Mughairy, ambassador of Oman to the United States. The evening’s keynote speaker was His Excellency Salim Bin Nasser Al Aufi, undersecretary of Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas.
October 17, 2019 | Jim Townsend
What does it take to keep an academically challenged student in college and on the path to a degree and career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Science and Engineering intends to find out, with assistance from a $2.5 million National Science Foundation grant.