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Recent Accomplishments

Thank you to Dr. Andrea Baldwin for her work and direction for the UHCL Storytellers presentation of Obscene Phenomena performed virtually on October 15th.  This work explored the effects of objectification on femme bodies.   

Thanks to Dr. Jeff Lash for working with the UHCL GIS Team to create a GIS Gateway website designed to help the UHCL community explore and access Geographic Information Systems (GIS) learning and teaching resources.

Congratulations to Dr. L. Jean Walker who recently published "The Critical Role of Customer Forgiveness in Successful Service Recovery" in The Journal of Business Research. Her study introduces the concept of forgiveness to the service recovery literature, while connecting recovery strategies, customer forgiveness and service recovery outcomes. 

Dr. Dina Abdelzaher just published an article "Management research in the Arab World: What is now and what is next?" in the Journal of International Management with co-authors from Qatar and Egypt.  She did a meta-analysis summarizing the management research in the Arab world and pinpointing specific future research directions.

Dr. Christina Cedillo and a co-author from Oklahoma State University published "Relating our experiences: The practice of positionality stories in student-centered pedagogy" in College Composition & Communication.  Positionality stories can question academic norms and help students feel a better sense of belonging at a university.

Dr. Brian Wasko, with co-authors from UHCL and the University of Washington, just published "Loss of vacuolar acidity results in iron-sulfur cluster defects and divergent homeostatic responses during aging in Saccharomyces cerevisiae" in GeroScience.  This study identified a sequence of failures that occur inside cells during aging.


UHCL profs publish first study on mental health effects of Harvey


Few studies have been able to research mental health in a large sample within four-to-10 weeks after a disaster, as this study did. Read more about the mental health effects of Hurricane Harvey.

UHCL's prof's book on coping with life after divorce is nominated for award


"Beyond Love Trauma," a book written by University of Houston-Clear Lake's  Professor of Educational Foundations Paul Wagner, has been nominated for an International Book Award, which recognizes mainstream and indie authors in multiple categories. Read more about Wagner's unique exploration of divorce, romance, and marriage.

UHCL profs update comprehensive chemistry reference book, are nominated for award


When the first edition of  "Larock's Comprehensive Organic Transformations" was originally published in 1989, it became a bible of sorts to chemists; an encyclopedic and systematic collection of chemical reactions with thousands of references. Read more about the role UHCL professors played in updating this critical resource.