University of Houston-Clear Lake re-opening archives
Old materials have a new look at the University of Houston-Clear Lake archives, according to a news release.
The archives, in the university's Alfred R. Neumann Library, are re-opening to the public after renovations. The new-look facility offers a larger reading room and expanded storage, according to the release.
Among the archival documents are the NASA/Johnson Space Center collection and Clear Lake historical materials.
The renovated archives are funded by the Houston Endowment and donations from local aerospace organizations, according to the release. Fall hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., and Sunday, 1-9 p.m.
For more information, call 281-283-3936 or visit www.uhcl.edu/library.
In other UHCL news, the Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching recently awarded Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Brenda Weiser a $94,494 grant for a program to enable the university, local school districts and area businesses to team up on collaborative science studies, according to the release.
"Our focus this year is physics as it relates to eighth-grade sciences along with the needs identified by our partnering independent school districts," Weiser said in the release.
Under the program, UHCL's School of Science and Computer Engineering will work with elementary and secondary schools in the Pasadena, Cy-Fair, Clear Creek along with the Katy, Sheldon, Pearland, Galena Park and Channelview school districts.
The grant supports a physics summer institute, mentoring and teacher professional development, according to the release. Twenty-two science teacher mentors and 66 group members will participate.