UHCL News

UHCL faculty research briefs

August 24, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL faculty research briefs

Nguyen, Harman tackle processing efficiency for space station simulations; Hsu investigates trust attitudes among correctional officers.

UHCL students, faculty attend STEM professional development at JSC

August 16, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL students, faculty attend STEM professional development at JSC

Two University of Houston-Clear Lake College of Education pre-service students along with a UH-Clear Lake faculty adviser got behind-the-scene peaks at several NASA Johnson Space Center projects while attending a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) professional development workshop onsite at the center this summer.

Robotics and AI Day provides a showcase of what is, what can be

August 14, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Robotics and AI Day provides a showcase of what is, what can be

Three wide-eyed middle-school students stood over Turtlebot 3 “Burger,” one of the latest robots procured by University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Robotics Software. Under eight inches tall, it doesn’t look much like a robot. It doesn’t look anything at all like a turtle, let alone a hamburger.

Short Takes

July 18, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes

Learn practical, conversational French, German, Russian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, or improve your English skills in non-credit, small-group classes. Johnson Space Center contractors to meet on campus.

Two students awarded international grants for behavior analysis study

June 27, 2017 | Katherine Adams

Two students awarded international grants for behavior analysis study

Stephanie Smothermon and Fernanda Oda, students in UHCL's Behavior Analysis Program, both won highly coveted grants from the international Society for the Advancement for Behavior Analysis.

UHCL Swarmathon team pushing robotics to new frontiers

June 09, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Swarmathon team pushing robotics to new frontiers

A team of University of Houston-Clear Lake computer engineering students, in partnership with students from San Jacinto College North, recently took fourth place in NASA’s 2017 Swarmathon, moving up from sixth place in 2016 amid tougher competition.

UH-Clear Lake hosts Center for Robotic Software with kickoff event

June 02, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UH-Clear Lake hosts Center for Robotic Software with kickoff event

University of Houston-Clear Lake is launching the Center for Robotics Software, a collaborative effort between academic and industry partners involved in the advancement of robotics.

Building innovation: STEM and Classroom facility

May 01, 2017 | Staff

Building innovation: STEM and Classroom facility

A $65.7 million STEM and Classroom Building, which will open in fall 2018, will help attract more students to science and technology careers and provide room for the continuing intellectual growth of faculty. It also provides fresh opportunities for partnerships and more dialogue with the area’s high-tech industries.

STEM Challenge draws 29 teams to UHCL competition

April 19, 2017 | Krishani Abeysekera

STEM Challenge draws 29 teams to UHCL competition

Twenty-nine teams of 112 science, technology, engineering and mathematics students from area high schools, colleges and universities vied for scholarships, internships, quadcopters and other prizes at STEM Challenge 2017, hosted April 8 at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Two sponsoring companies invited nine students to apply for internships.

UHCL breaks ground on STEM, wellness facilities

April 17, 2017 | Jim Townsend

UHCL breaks ground on STEM, wellness facilities

University of Houston-Clear Lake broke ground on two new buildings March 31, which, when complete, will help train a workforce prepared to tackle 21st century careers in the sciences, engineering and health. These construction projects are a significant part of UHCL’s continued development as a four-year university.

Educators attend Greater Houston Area STEM Conference

March 08, 2017 | Jim Townsend

Educators attend Greater Houston Area STEM Conference

Hundreds of educators from more than 20 area schools, universities and community colleges discussed scholastic programs, new applications and best practices for engaging students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the Greater Houston Area STEM Conference at the University of Houston-Clear Lake on Saturday, March 4.

UHCL and UTMB to Co-Host Greater Houston Area STEM Conference

February 27, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki

UHCL and UTMB to Co-Host Greater Houston Area STEM Conference

University of Houston-Clear Lake and the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston will co-host the first annual Greater Houston Area STEM Conference, Saturday, March 4, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. More than 200 educators from 20 school districts in the Houston-Galveston and surrounding areas have already registered to attend the one-day event at UH-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston.