UHCL News

Program makes tuition more affordable for undergrad STEM students

March 22, 2019 | Jim Townsend

Program makes tuition more affordable for undergrad STEM students

University of Houston-Clear Lake undergraduates seeking a STEM degree may be eligible for a stipend of up to $2,000 per semester and $1,500 for summer courses thanks to the university’s participation in a grant collaboration with other Houston universities.

Short Takes

March 21, 2019 | Jim Townsend

Short Takes

Keep up with events and activities at UH-Clear Lake with Short Takes, a weekly preview of upcoming events.

Resident advisers sought for UHCL's soon-to-open Hunter Hall

March 19, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Resident advisers sought for UHCL's soon-to-open Hunter Hall

As University of Houston-Clear Lake’s first on-campus residence hall nears completion, Student Housing and Residential Life Director Matthew Perry said he’s looking for a few good men and women to build a fun, diverse and servant leadership-focused team of resident advisers for the newly-named Hunter Hall.

Cross cultural studies student's exhibit explores Mexican-American activism in Houston

March 18, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Cross cultural studies student's exhibit explores Mexican-American activism in Houston

Houston’s history is filled with stories of Mexican-American activists and organizations that have mobilized the community toward change. Lydia Newcomb, who will be receiving her master’s in cross cultural and global studies from University of Houston-Clear Lake in May, is presenting an exhibit entitled, “¡Ya Basta!” in the Julia Ideson Building in the Houston Metropolitan Research Center (HMRC) on April 4 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Fine Arts students to present work in exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

March 13, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Fine Arts students to present work in exhibition in UHCL Art Gallery

For Nicole Bishop, photographing dancers is the most natural way for her to express herself as an artist. Bishop's work, along with 28 other artists, will be featured in the 2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition to be held in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Art Gallery April 11-May 6.

UHCL's finance vice president advocates for funding with state lawmakers

March 12, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL's finance vice president advocates for funding with state lawmakers

Asking for money is easy. Demonstrating to state legislators how state funding—or a lack thereof—affects crucial programs in a university is more of a challenge. On Feb. 19, a delegation from University of Houston-Clear Lake traveled to the Texas State Capitol in Austin for UH-Clear Lake’s Day at the Capitol to do just that.

Annual mental health symposium will spotlight effectiveness and access to care

March 08, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Annual mental health symposium will spotlight effectiveness and access to care

The 29th Annual Emily G. Sutter Symposium for Mental and Behavioral Health will take place Friday, April 12, 8:15 a.m. – 6 p.m. at University of Houston-Clear Lake, featuring author and Peace of Mind Foundation Director Elizabeth McIngvale as the keynote speaker.

Santa Fe High School choir teacher takes on the role of Willy Wonka

March 07, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Santa Fe High School choir teacher takes on the role of Willy Wonka

Gunnar Tietge, a choir teacher at Santa Fe High School, will play the lead role of Willy Wonka in UHCL's production of "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka," during performances running from April 4-14 at UHCL Bayou Theater.

Two UHCL events to discuss Latinx social concerns

March 07, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Two UHCL events to discuss Latinx social concerns

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Latino/a and Latin American Studies program is sponsoring presentations by two scholars who will address intergenerational trauma within Latinx communities.

UHCL Model Arab League teaches diplomacy, debate and peacemaking

March 06, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Model Arab League teaches diplomacy, debate and peacemaking

Ten University of Houston-Clear Lake students participating in the Model Arab League conference, hosted at UH-Clear Lake Feb. 16-17, chose to intensively research the Republic of Yemen and represent it at the conference, which was attended by 150 students from six colleges and universities.

Administrators, faculty, students, alumni advocate for UHCL with state lawmakers

March 05, 2019 | Katherine Adams

Administrators, faculty, students, alumni advocate for UHCL with state lawmakers

About 20 University of Houston-Clear Lake administrators, professors, alumni, students and staff members traveled to Austin to attend UH-Clear Lake Day at the Texas Capitol on Feb. 19.

UHCL researching novel approach to tackling opioid addiction

March 01, 2019 | Katherine Adams

UHCL researching novel approach to tackling opioid addiction

Two University of Houston-Clear Lake psychology professors and their student team have been conducting novel research into treating opioid addiction – not by manipulating or substituting the drug, but rather by manipulating the body's biochemical reactions that cause dependence and tolerance to the drug.