March 08, 2018 | Katherine Adams
Anthropology students at University of Houston-Clear Lake had the opportunity to learn from 23 students and two professors from Fukushima University in Japan how they coped with the events of March 11, 2011. On that day, Fukushima suffered an earthquake, followed by a devastating tsunami that triggered the nuclear reactors at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant to malfunction, causing the most significant nuclear accident since the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
March 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams
With the success of Alvin Community College’s newly- forged partnership to offer courses on the University of Houston-Clear Lake Pearland Campus beginning in fall 2017, Cynthia Griffith, vice president of instruction at ACC said the college is expanding its course offerings.
March 05, 2018 | Katherine Adams
University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, faculty, staff, students and alumni joined together for a gala evening to celebrate its partners in philanthropy and to launch the “UHCL Here, We Go.” campaign at Lakewood Yacht Club in Seabrook on Feb. 23.
March 02, 2018 | Katherine Adams
One hundred fifty students from seven colleges and universities converged on University of Houston-Clear Lake’s campus to demonstrate their debating, research, and diplomatic skills at the 11th Annual Bilateral Model Arab League conference Feb. 16-18.
February 07, 2018 | Katherine Adams
It took Missouri City resident Patricia Landa-Hernandez a long time to walk across the stage to collect her Master of Arts in Humanities from University of Houston-Clear Lake. For students juggling work and family responsibilities, staying focused on an academic goal can be almost impossibly difficult. With the help of her family and some key professors in UH-Clear Lake’s Department of Humanities, she achieved her goal in December 2017.
January 29, 2018 | Katherine Adams
This year, the Common Reader Program at University of Houston-Clear Lake includes a real-life application of an element that comes directly from the assigned book, “Hidden Figures.” The book, which was made into an Oscar-nominated film in 2016, is the true story of a team of female African-American mathematicians who served a vital role in NASA during the early years of the U.S. space program. The plot focuses on themes such as race, the role of women in science and technology fields – and mentorship.
December 11, 2017 | Jim Townsend
On Dec.17 Moriam “Seun” Adigun will don a cap and gown to receive a master’s degree in exercise and health sciences from University of Houston-Clear Lake – the day after she receives her doctor of chiropractic from Texas Chiropractic College as a graduate of the institutions’ dual degree program. If that weren’t achievement enough, in February, she’ll put on a helmet and spiked shoes to push a sled that costs more than most luxury cars down an icy track in Pyeongchang, South Korea. She’ll jump aboard and hit speeds of 90 mph through twisting tunnels at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games as captain of the first-ever Nigerian Women’s Bobsled Team.
December 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams
Caidin Pierce views his journey to becoming a nurse as a bit like going through boot camp. As a former firefighter, paramedic and an active Army reservist, he said, “If you can survive everything you need to do to become a nurse, you can do anything.” Pierce, 32, will graduate from University of Houston-Clear Lake this December with his Bachelor of Science in Nursing. “Nursing is my second career,” he explained. “I started out as a paramedic and firefighter with the Texas City Fire Department, and I got my certifications from College of the Mainland. But after about four years, I decided I wanted to go back to school and become a nurse.”
December 03, 2017 | Jean Rudnicki
The University of Houston-Clear Lakes College of Education celebrated its Success Through Education Programs’ (STEP) fall semester with a luncheon recognizing its scholarship recipients. STEP is a collaborative effort between UH-Clear Lake, five area school districts, and five community colleges designed to create opportunities for students to explore teaching as a profession and to prepare them to become certified teachers
November 07, 2017 | Katherine Adams
If the mere mention of the word “calculus” automatically gives you an overwhelming fear response, you’re not alone. But if you’re majoring in engineering, science, or business management, you’ll have to conquer calculus. Fortunately, the Math Center at University of Houston-Clear Lake offers a Supplemental Instruction program in calculus and tutor Evan Howington, a math/physics double major, is one of the tutors ready to help.