Accomplishments

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

May 12, 2021
Iván Sandoval-Cervantes (Anthropology) will be a Visiting Fellow at the Animal Law and Policy Program at Harvard Law School in the spring 2022 semester. He will be working on his project: “Dead Letter”: Animal Law, Activism, and Mexican Politics," which addresses animal law in Mexico through an ethnographic lens. 
May 12, 2021
Susan McLennon (Nursing) gave an invited scholarly presentation at the University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain International Nursing Summer School on the topic "Moral Distress in Nursing Students." The virtual event took place earlier this month.
May 12, 2021
Brett Riddle (Life Sciences) was elected editor-in-chief of the Journal of Mammalogy. The journal has been the flagship publication of the American Society of Mammalogists since 1919 and was voted one of the top 100 most influential serials in biology and medicine of the 20th century.   
May 12, 2021
Susanna Newbury (Art) was interviewed on News3 Las Vegas on artist Michael Heizer's Nevada land art sculptures City and Double Negative. Both administered by Los Angeles museums, the monumental sculptures frame the natural environment and open up visitors to scales of geology and archaeological time.
May 12, 2021
Madison Frazee (Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute, Political Science) and Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio (Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute, School of Public Policy and Leadership) recently were awarded Best Lightning Talk and Best Podium Presentation, respectively, in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences discipline for...
May 11, 2021
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) completed the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate program offered by the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida.
May 11, 2021
Josiah Kidwell and Michael Ian Borer (both Sociology) recently published an article, "The Sanctuary of the Spectacle: Megachurches and the Production of Christian Celebrities and Consumers," in the Journal of Media and Religion. The article analyzes the entanglement of religion, media, and celebrity culture in the context of a Las Vegas-based...
May 11, 2021
Dieu-My Tran, Barbara St. Pierre Schneider (both Nursing), and Graham McGinnis (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) co-authored "Circadian Rhythms in Sudden Cardiac Arrest: A Review".
May 11, 2021
Dan Bubb (Honors) recently did a television interview with Telemundo CNBC-Universal on how air travel helped Las Vegas become a global tourist destination. 

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