UHCL News

UHCL-Boeing partnership offers engineering students opportunities seldom seen in academia

September 15, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL-Boeing partnership offers engineering students opportunities seldom seen in academia

University of Houston-Clear Lake and Boeing have signed a contract enabling Boeing to offer engineering students entry level employment experience and internships that support multiple projects.

U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges ranking elevates UHCL to national designation

September 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff

U.S. News and World Report’s Best Colleges ranking elevates UHCL to national designation

University of Houston-Clear Lake is among just 10% of universities in the U.S. whose designation has been elevated from regional to national rankings.

Scholarship, hard work, support help Ukrainian student finish master's degree

August 29, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Scholarship, hard work, support help Ukrainian student finish master's degree

Most international students receive a visa that allows them to study in the United States for a certain period of time. For Oleksandra Petrenko, finding a way to leave Ukraine to study in the U.S. was much more challenging, since the best way she could come legally was through a work and travel visa program.

UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest

July 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student shares experiences traveling to Amazon River, entering rainforest

Nineteen environmental science and biology students from University of Houston-Clear Lake, led by Professor of Biology and Environmental Science Cindy Howard, traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to study the rainforest and research the wildlife and ecology in the region.

UHCL at Pearland offers drone pilot training, preparation for FAA pilot certification

July 13, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL at Pearland offers drone pilot training, preparation for FAA pilot certification

In partnership with DartDrones, one of the nation’s leaders in drone training, UH-Clear Lake at Pearland is offering a 3-day basic sUAS flight training and 107 pilot test preparation program for those who seek to gain professional drone piloting skills necessary for FAA certification.

Welcome to the jungle! Students travel to Amazon, study wildlife, ecology, human impact

July 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Welcome to the jungle! Students travel to Amazon, study wildlife, ecology, human impact

Students studying environmental science or biology at University of Houston-Clear Lake traveled to the Amazon River in Manaus, Brazil to explore the region and learn about the largest, most species-rich tract of tropical rainforest on the planet.

UHCL student, organization and faculty adviser receive accolades from ASSP

June 10, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL student, organization and faculty adviser receive accolades from ASSP

Belinda Marshall was named Student of the Year by the Gulf Coast chapter of the American Society of Safety Professionals. Marshall received her Bachelor of Science in Biology at University of Houston-Clear Lake in 2020 and is currently working toward her Master of Science in Occupational Health and Safety.

Funding for researching sustainable campus mapping technology: 'The sky's the limit'

June 08, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Funding for researching sustainable campus mapping technology: 'The sky's the limit'

Universities often operate similar to a small city with their own buildings, parking, and dedicated law enforcement. Like many cities, they’re learning to invest in smart technologies like geographic information systems that can create, manage and map all kinds of data to make the student experience on campus more accessible and sustainable.

UHCL Chemistry program's accreditation sets graduates apart from the rest

June 01, 2022 | UHCL Staff

UHCL Chemistry program's accreditation sets graduates apart from the rest

Genevieve Tannehill and Kavita Ramnath got much more than bachelor's degrees in chemistry from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Their employers were certainly impressed by their rigorous coursework and high achievement, but there was one more thing that made them stand out from other job applicants.

'Things to talk about in a job interview': Grant makes research experience possible

May 26, 2022 | UHCL Staff

'Things to talk about in a job interview': Grant makes research experience possible

Educators and employers have been reaffirming the importance science and the need for more students to pursue paths in STEM-related fields. UHCL’s Assistant Professor of Microbiology Michael LaMontagne says one of the keys to graduating from a university and starting a lucrative career in STEM is research experience.

Physics alumni are prepared for doctorates, competitive careers post-UHCL

May 19, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Physics alumni are prepared for doctorates, competitive careers post-UHCL

Choosing physics as a degree plan doesn’t guarantee a smooth ride through the rest of your professional career- but getting a physics degree from University of Houston-Clear Lake could certainly help. Just ask Professor of Physics Samina Masood, whose students are using their UHCL education to launch themselves into doctoral programs and leading-edge careers.

Conover wins NASA's highest honor, reflects on UHCL's impact on her career

May 16, 2022 | UHCL Staff

Conover wins NASA's highest honor, reflects on UHCL's impact on her career

Recently recognized with the NASA Distinguished Service Medal for her career longevity and leadership in Program, Acquisition and Partnership Management for every NASA human spaceflight program since Apollo-Soyuz, Sharon Conover reflects on how her studies at University of Houston-Clear Lake impacted her 48-year career with NASA.