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Behavior analysis lab studies inclusion, equity to better serve diverse populations

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Behavior analysis lab studies inclusion, equity to better serve diverse populations

With the population of the United States becoming more diverse, the demand has increased for behavior analysts with the skills to serve clients from many cultural backgrounds. At University of Houston-Clear Lake, a lab called Behavior Analysts for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity (BADIE) aims to do exactly that.

Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

January 27, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Financial expert puts racial wealth gap into historical context, offers debt advice

Financial expert, international speaker and author Ja’Net Adams will speak to University of Houston-Clear Lake’s upper division and graduate students about the historical context of the wealth gap in the African American community on Wednesday, Feb. 3 at 1 p.m. in the Bayou Theater.

First-gen transfer student 'goes for it' at UHCL, finds support and mentorship

January 26, 2021 | UHCL Staff

First-gen transfer student 'goes for it' at UHCL, finds support and mentorship

Students who transfer from one college to another sometimes face the unique struggle of attempting to join a community from a completely different starting point. University of Houston-Clear Lake has a significant transfer student population, but for Osvaldo Rodriguez, assimilating into the university community was easy, and he felt at home immediately.

Telehealth ABA World Project raises autism awareness in Liberia

January 25, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Telehealth ABA World Project raises autism awareness in Liberia

Although many American children diagnosed with autism have access to clinical services, the same is not true for all children worldwide. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Loukia Tsami, a board certified behavior analyst in the Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities, offers her expertise to families around the world, most recently in Liberia.

UHCL profs showcase research excellence in monthly talks

January 21, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL profs showcase research excellence in monthly talks

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s College of Human Sciences and Humanities will launch a new virtual lecture series on Jan. 25 with an exploration into New Orleans’ long tradition of cooperatives. The series will be far-ranging and spotlight faculty research across disciplinary lines.

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

January 20, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Austin's 'First Lady of Jazz' to perform in person at Bayou Theater

Austin’s noted “First Lady of Jazz” Pamela Hart will begin her Feb. 4 performance at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater at 6 p.m. by sharing insights and taking questions about performing jazz. The show will start at 7:30 p.m. for the first in-person performance of 2021.

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

January 19, 2021 | UHCL Staff

Why are good students failing? UHCL prof examines causes

School districts around Texas have reported the number of failing students has risen exponentially. The increase appears to be a dismal reflection of the struggle students are facing with online learning platforms. A University of Houston-Clear Lake expert says numerous interrelated variables are impacting both teaching and learning.

UHCL prof shares insights on GOP's post-election identity crisis

January 15, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL prof shares insights on GOP's post-election identity crisis

The riots that took place at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 have become a flashpoint in U.S. history. Many Americans fear further unrest upon the upcoming inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden. A political science faculty member discusses how Republicans can look to the future and restore stability to the nation.

UHCL offers certification prep course for human resources manager

January 08, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL offers certification prep course for human resources manager

University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Executive Education in the College of Business is announcing a partnership with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), enabling community members to prepare for the certification exams to become a SHRM-Certified Professional or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional.

UHCL healthcare administration students receive coveted fellowships

January 05, 2021 | UHCL Staff

UHCL healthcare administration students receive coveted fellowships

Ali Hussain is among a group of University of Houston-Clear Lake students in the Healthcare Administration program to receive a prestigious administrative fellowship for 2021. Almost all graduate-level business students hope to land a prestigious fellowship, and Hussain said that the fellowship he received will be critical to his career.

PSAT/SAT prep course students become National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

December 23, 2020 | UHCL Staff

PSAT/SAT prep course students become National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists

Three Dawson High School juniors who enrolled in PSAT/SAT preparation courses offered in the Center for Executive Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake have been named National Merit Scholarship semi-finalists. Fewer than 1% of U.S. high school students have achieved this status.

Texas legislators talk state budget, other priorities at UHCL Pearland

December 18, 2020 | UHCL Staff

Texas legislators talk state budget, other priorities at UHCL Pearland

University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland hosted the 87th Texas Legislature preview on Dec. 9. Texas Senator Larry Taylor, Rep. Dennis Paul, and Rep. Greg Bonnen were part of a panel, moderated by UH-Clear Lake Pearland Interim Chief Operating Officer Beth Lewis to present their priorities for the Clear Lake, Manvel, Pearland and Alvin areas.