UHCL News

UHCL professor wins Whitehill Prize for Early American history article

May 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL professor wins Whitehill Prize for Early American history article

University of Houston-Clear Lake Assistant Professor of History Neal Dugre has been awarded the 2017 Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History for an article written about one of his areas of expertise—seventeenth-century New England.

UH-Clear Lake to implement tobacco-free policy Aug. 1

May 22, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UH-Clear Lake to implement tobacco-free policy Aug. 1

University of Houston-Clear Lake has been designated a campus-wide tobacco-free campus. Effective Aug. 1, the new policy will prohibit the use of all tobacco products in university buildings and on all university grounds.

UHCL appoints senior vice president for academic affairs and provost

May 21, 2018 | Staff

UHCL appoints senior vice president for academic affairs and provost

University of Houston-Clear Lake President Ira K. Blake has named Steven Berberich to become senior vice president for academic affairs and provost, effective July 2.

UHCL Police Department receives international accreditation

May 21, 2018 | Jim Townsend

UHCL Police Department receives international accreditation

The International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators Accreditation Commission has approved a four-year accreditation for the University of Houston-Clear Lake Police Department, Police Chief Allen Hill said.

Statement from UHCL administrators on Santa Fe tragedy

May 18, 2018 | Staff

Statement from UHCL administrators on Santa Fe tragedy

Statement from UHCL administrators on Santa Fe tragedy

UHCL profs, librarian facilitate cross-global learning event

May 18, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL profs, librarian facilitate cross-global learning event

When dedicated teachers get the opportunity to help high school students connect with their peers on the other side of the world by sharing literature, they take it. A combined effort of three University of Houston-Clear Lake education professors, one UH-Clear Lake graduate student, a Skype link and a library full of students turned some simple reading assignments into unforgettable, cross-cultural and cross-global learning experiences.

Donors establish Hawk Advantage Scholarship Endowment for UHCL freshmen

May 18, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Donors establish Hawk Advantage Scholarship Endowment for UHCL freshmen

Over the past four decades, Taylor Lake Village residents and University of Houston-Clear Lake alumni Kathy and Mike Reeves have been investing in their alma mater’s growth by serving the alumni association, hosting donor events, being committed patrons of the arts, and have been instrumental in establishing five endowed scholarships.

UHCL Common Reader Program fosters successful mentorships

May 16, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL Common Reader Program fosters successful mentorships

This year, University of Houston-Clear Lake students and professors who participated in the Common Reader Program brought to action one of the overarching themes of the selected book, “Hidden Figures” – the importance of mentorship, particularly among women.

Short Takes 05/15/18

May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Short Takes 05/15/18

Learn a new language and get personal attention from expert teachers in University of Houston-Clear Lake’s non-credit Foreign Language Program. Small classes and private tutoring are available for Spanish, Chinese, German, Japanese, Russian and more. Registration is from May 14 – June 11 and classes are held June 11 – July 20. Group courses are $156 per student; 10 hours of private instruction costs $600, or five hours for $300. To learn more or to register, call the Foreign Language and English Enhancement Program at 281-283-3033 or visit www.uhcl.edu/academics/extended.

UHCL prof's research helps understand drug solubility, efficacy

May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

UHCL prof's research helps understand drug solubility, efficacy

What makes a prescription or over-the-counter drug work best? One of the key factors in a drug’s efficacy is its solubility, says Arcadius V. Krivoshein, assistant professor of chemistry at University of Houston-Clear Lake. In a recent article published in the journal Chirality (2017, vol. 29, pp. 623-633), Krivoshein and collaborators presented some new research results that would help scientists predict how quickly drug molecules will dissolve and enter the bloodstream.

Small classes, dedicated profs help student achieve education goals

May 15, 2018 | Katherine Adams

Small classes, dedicated profs help student achieve education goals

When Juana Rodriguez walks across the stage on May 20 to receive her bachelor of science in legal studies from University of Houston-Clear Lake, it will be a major step toward her ultimate lifelong goal of obtaining her law degree. But she has much more to celebrate than just her college graduation.

Credit union employees raise money for UHCL’s autism center

May 11, 2018 | Jim Townsend

Credit union employees raise money for UHCL’s autism center

For the fifth year, Gulf Coast Educators Federal Credit Union employees continue their support of University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities.