January 24, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Sherry Hawn has joined the University of Houston-Clear Lake leadership team as the new associate vice president for Business Operations. Hawn, a native New Yorker with five graduate degrees across multiple disciplines, describes herself as endlessly curious and a “mascot for adult learning.”
January 21, 2022 | UHCL Staff
As a child, Vienna Carroll connected deeply to the music of her great grandmother’s Pentecostal church. In college, she discovered how to combine her love of that music with her passion for African American history and literature. She’ll be sharing her brand of gospel, history and storytelling on the Bayou Theater stage Friday, Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
January 20, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Some children change their minds every day about what they want to do when they grow up. Not Floyd Newsum. He knew he was born to be an artist by the time he was four years old. His upcoming exhibition at University of Houston-Clear Lake's Art Gallery will hold an opening reception Friday, Feb. 4 from 5-7 p.m.
January 19, 2022 | UHCL Staff
The tree that most Americans associate with the Christmas season is actually an integral part of the Sultanate of Oman’s ancient history of trade. The aromatic fragrance of frankincense, obtained from the Boswellia tree’s bark, has been used in perfume and incense for millennia.
January 18, 2022 | UHCL Staff
After the COVID-19 pandemic forced nearly every American to work in isolation, professionals in human resources and learning and development observed the benefits of gamifying training and learning. That’s why the word “gamification” is no longer just a trendy buzzword; It’s considered the key to refining the effectiveness of training people for just about anything.
January 14, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Testing centers present a meaningful way in which institutions of higher education can benefit students and the community. University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Testing Center offers a range of services, and with its recent recertification by the National College Testing Association, all testers can be assured their experience will be in a secure environment.
January 11, 2022 | UHCL Staff
International travel and study is a great way for college students to acquire global skills and open up personal and professional opportunities. That’s why on Jan. 2, 10 University of Houston-Clear Lake students and three professors traveled almost 9,000 miles to Muscat, Oman, for a two-week study of Oman’s food and environmental sustainability practices.
January 10, 2022 | UHCL Staff
Four-time Grammy-nominated blues singer Shemekia Copeland will be spotlighting her album, “Civil Unrest,” in a performance at University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Bayou Theater on Friday, Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m. The album expresses Copeland's message of peace and tolerance in a world full of divisiveness.
January 07, 2022 | UHCL Staff
College students have been a key demographic in the last three elections, becoming more actively involved with issues like climate change, social justice and the economy. Raising awareness about the voting process is critical, and programs by the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership at University of Houston-Clear Lake have increased voter engagement on campus significantly.
January 04, 2022 | UHCL Staff
About 40 Warhammer 40K enthusiasts and 150 other gamers gathered hours at University of Houston-Clear Lake for the Holiday Gaming Thing and Warhammer 40K Rise of the Empire Grand Tournament in December. Associate Professor of Psychology Steven Sutherland, director for the Serious Games and Simulations degree program, said the event was about much more than playing games.