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Accomplishments

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

Jul 20, 2018
Grant: Rebecca Gill
Rebecca Gill (Women's Research Institute of Nevada and Political Science) and a team of political scientists from around the country, Nadia Brown (Purdue), Jennifer Merolla (University of California, Riverside), Melissa Michelson (Menlo College), Elizabeth Sharrow (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Patricia Stapleton (Worcester Polytechnic...


Jul 20, 2018
Published: Jeffrey Ebersole
Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Gene Expression Analysis of Neuropeptides in Oral Mucosa During Periodontal Disease in Nonhuman Primates,” which appeared during April on PubMed ahead of print in the Journal of Periodontology, the official journal of the American Academy of Periodontology. The study concluded anti-inflammatory...


Jul 20, 2018
Presentation: Satish Bhatnagar
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Math) spoke on "The Shadows of Science and Vigyan" in the mathematics department of his alma mater, Panjab University, in Chandigarh, India. This invited talk was organized by the Chandigarh Vigyan Parishad (Science Council), and also sponsored by the Chandigarh chapter of the Indian National Academy of Sciences. Bhatnagar...


Jul 19, 2018
Published: Neamat Hassan Abubakr Hassan
Dr. Neamat Hassan Abubakr Hassan (Dental Medicine) co-authored and served as corresponding author for “Patient–dentist Relationship and Dental Anxiety among Young Sudanese Adult Patients,” which showed that relationships might be an important target for improving the delivery and standards of oral health among dentally anxious patients in the...


Jul 18, 2018
Honors: Fatemeh Azari
Fatemeh Azari (Mechanical Engineering) has been selected as the recipient of an American Society of Mechanical Engineers Engineering Scholarship. The competition for the scholarship is rigorous. Azari, a junior, previously has received 10 scholarships at the local, state, and national levels.


Jul 17, 2018
Published: Arya Udry
Arya Udry (Geoscience) and coauthors’ paper, “Formation of Evolved Rocks at Gale Crater by Crystal Fractionation and Implications for Mars Crustal Composition” recently was published in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets. This paper focuses on the formation of the rare Martian rocks measured by the rover Curiosity at Gale Crater...


Jul 16, 2018
Published: Federick Ngo
Federick Ngo (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) had an article published in Research in Higher Education. The article, "Fractions in College: How Basic Math Remediation Impacts Community College Students," examines a unique math placement policy where students were placed into remedial math courses based on specific math skill...


Jul 13, 2018
Published: John Novak and Annette Day
John Novak and Annette Day (Libraries) recently had an article published in the New Review of Academic Librarianship. The article, "The IR Has Two Faces: Positioning Institutional Repositories for Success," describes University Libraries' ongoing efforts to evolve the role of the institutional repository, Digital Scholarship@UNLV. 


Jul 12, 2018
Honors: Mark Lenker
Mark Lenker (Libraries) is the recipient of the 2018 Johns Hopkins University Press Award for Developmentalism: Learning as the Basis for Evaluating Information, the best article featured in the journal, "portal: Libraries and the Academy". The award was presented during the American Library Association's annual conference in New Orleans last...


Jul 12, 2018
Published: Allison McNickle, Timothy Dickhudt, Jorge Vega, Paul Chestovich, and Douglas Fraser
Drs. Allison McNickle, Timothy Dickhudt, Jorge Vega, Paul Chestovich and Douglas Fraser (all Medicine) are the authors of "Emergent Chest Wall Reconstruction for an Incarcerated Pulmonary Hernia," which has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery. All five are trauma surgeons.


Jul 11, 2018
Accreditation: Department of Health Care Administration and Policy
The Department of Health Care Administration's master of health care administration program (Community Health Sciences) recently received accreditation from the Commission of Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education (CAHME), the only accrediting body for graduate health care administration programs in both the United States and Canada....


Jul 11, 2018
Published: Stephen Miller and Giorgio Canarella
Stephen M. Miller (Center for Business and Economic Research) and Giorgio Canarella (Economics) recently co-authored "The Determinants of Growth in the U.S. Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Industry: A Firm-Level Analysis" published in the Economics Modeling journal.


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