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President’s Speaker Series: The Big Questions

President's Speaker Series: The Big Questions. Conversations to shape our collective future.

 
Commencing Fall 2020, The University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) will provide a highly engaging speaker series. Located in the nation’s fourth largest and most diverse city, UHCL is a future-orientated public urban university located next to NASA-JSC, serving a highly diverse student population and a technologically evolving economy.

The Big Questions Speaker Series will be focused upon the most critical educational, social, environmental, and technological challenges facing higher education and communities, and will present differing perspectives and authoritative world-class experts to address both challenges and opportunities. The overall purpose of this series is to create awareness, foster informed dialogue, and create communities of practice bearing upon our collective futures.  


Past Events in this Series

November 13, 2020
Diversity, Inclusion and Globalism in Higher Education
Speaker: Dr. James A. Anderson

Addressing Social Justice and Global Perspectives in the Classroom | Session Recording

Educators Workshop: Living Up to Our Promise of Change | Session Recording

Virtual Reception | Session Recording


October 30, 2020 
How Do We Prepare for the Future of Higher Education?

Starting a New University and Transforming for the Future 
Panelists: Dr. Peter Bishop, Dr. Chris Dede and Jennifer Jarratt

The 60-Year Curriculum 
Presenter: Dr. Chris Dede

The Transformation of Work in a Post-Pandemic World and Digital Economy 
Presenter: Jennifer Jarratt

How to Integrate Future Thinking into Your Curriculum 
Presenter: Dr. Peter Bishop

Virtual Reception and Q&A

Contact
  • Office of the President

    Phone: 281-283-2004
    Fax: 281-283-2010
    Email: president@uhcl.edu

    Bayou Building 2521
    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 43
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.