CLASP Speaker Series

CLASP is an outreach initiative of University of Houston-Clear Lake created to encourage life-long learning through free monthly presentations that involve and engage community members of all ages in a wide variety of topics. These presentations are open to the public. For events at UHCL, free parking is available in the Visitors Lot. Speakers, presentations and locations are subject to change.


Found in Space

Monday, Nov. 11, 2019
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Bayou Building, Garden Room

Moderated by Evelyn R. Miralles, '92 BS, '12 MBA, Associate Vice President for Strategic Information Initiatives & Technology, UHCL

Topic of Discussion

UHCL has educated scores of future astronauts, engineers and scientists who have dedicated their careers to the space program. As NASA turns 60, we invite you to celebrate with us and our panel of current and former NASA staff members as they reflect on their experiences and contributions to the space program.


Film Showing: "Gravity" (2013)

Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019
5:30 - 7 p.m.
UHCL Bayou Theater

Topic of Discussion

Travel to space with us as we watch the Academy Award winning science fiction thriller "Gravity," directed by Alfonso Cuarón. Starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, the film tells the story of Bullock, who plays a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission and Clooney, a veteran astronaut in command of his last flight before retiring. Disaster suddenly strikes, destroying the shuttle and stranding them in space. Together, they must find the will and the way to get back to Earth.


Past Events

Date Topic Speaker(s)
Sept. 10       Hispanic Heritage Month              UHCL Associate Professor of Social Psychology Desdamona Rios, Ph.D.
Oct. 10  UHCL: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow Jonathan W. Zophy, Ph.D., Professor of History, UHCL College of Human Sciences and Humanities

 

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