Clark County’s lagging vaccination rate impedes recovery from pandemic
Nevada has moved into a new phase of vaccine rollout by ending restrictions statewide and closing mass vaccination sites in favor of smaller clinics and community events, but a resurgence in coronavirus cases over the past week is a reminder the pandemic isn’t over.
How worried should we be about the coronavirus Delta variant?
More contagious than the original virus. The Delta variant of the coronavirus is spreading fast across the country, and it’s also here in Southern Nevada. Doctors say there’s some concern but the tools are already there to beat it.
Published: Micajah Daniels, Manoj Sharma, and Kavita Batra
Micajah Daniels, Manoj Sharma (both Environmental & Occupational Health), and Kavita Batra (Medicine) published a commentary, "Social Media, Stress and Sleep Deprivation: A Triple “S” among Adolescents" in the Journal of Health and Social Sciences. The commentary discuss the impact of social media on youth development and implications for...
Published: Nicholas Irwin, Shawn McCoy, and Ian McDonough
Nicholas Irwin, Shawn McCoy, and Ian McDonough (all Economics) recently published an article, "Water in the Time of Corona(virus): The Effect of Stay-at-Home Orders on Water Demand in the Desert" in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, an A-level journal on the Lee Business School journal list. In the article, the authors found ...
Presentation: Julian Kilker, Susie Skarl, and Yvonne Houy
Julian Kilker (Journalism and Media Studies), Susie Skarl (Libraries), and Yvonne Houy (Fine Arts) co-presented a panel session at the 2021 CCC Techconnect Online Teaching Conference. The panel, "Structuring Engagement: Using Google Apps to Organize Interactive Assignments," introduced collaborative teaching innovations developed at UNLV to a...