Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

April 7, 2020
James Cheng and Starr Hoffman (both Libraries) recently published "Librarians and Administrators on Academic Library Impact Research: Characteristics and Perspectives" in College & Research Libraries April special issue. Funded by the Associaton of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) Academic Library Impact research grant, the paper ...
April 7, 2020
Dr. Jeffery Cummings (Brain Health) and other members of a joint European Union/United States Task Force recently published, “The Future of Anti-Amyloid Trials,” in the Journal of Prevention and Alzheimer’s Disease. The authors analyze the impact of multiple clinical trials that recently ended for a variety of reasons on the Alzheimer's disease...
April 7, 2020
Andrew Thomas Reyes, William Gangozo (both Nursing), Tirth Bhatta (Sociology), and Venkatesan Muthukumar (Electrical & Computer Engineering), published an article, “Testing the Acceptability and Initial Efficacy of a Smartphone-app Mindfulness Intervention for College Student Veterans with PTSD.” This article is published in the April issue of...
April 7, 2020
Jin Ouk Choi, Saba Nikkhah Manesh, Binit K. Shrestha, and Pramen Shrestha (all Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction) and Jaewon Lim (Public Policy and Leadership) published a journal paper, "Spatial Analysis of the Gender Wage Gap in Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Construction Occupations in the United States" in the Journal...
April 6, 2020
Soumya Upadhyay (Healthcare Administration and Policy) presented a webinar last month on "Healthcare Finance Issues During COVID Crisis." This webinar was attended by health care administration faculty, graduate students, and post-docs. She discussed the implications of surge capacity due to the COVID crisis on hospital capacity and capacity...
April 6, 2020
Samantha Coogan (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) has received the 2020 Academic Assessment Award for an individual. This award is given by the office of the vice provost for academic programs and the office of academic assessment.     She was nominated by professor John Mercer and Dean Ronald Brown for her work to develop academic assessment...
April 3, 2020
Holly O'brien (Hospitality) recently was named a recipient of the 2020 UNLV Outstanding Teaching by Part-time Faculty Award. The award recognizes significant contributions to student learning by part-time teaching faculty.
April 3, 2020
Sai Kosaraju and Mingon Kang (both Computer Science) published a conference paper, "PAGE-Net: Interpretable and Integrative Deep Learning for Survival Analysis Using Histopathological Images and Genomic Data," in Pacific Symposium Biocomputing, which is recognized as a top-tier bioinformatics conference as well as Intelligent Systems for Molecular...
April 3, 2020
The College of Liberal Arts has received the 2020 Academic Assessment Award for a department or unit from the office of the vice provost for academic programs and the office of academic assessment. The college has worked to engage community partners and incorporate high-impact practices in its internship programs, and support students as they...

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