Accomplishments

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

November 25, 2020
Kristin Hough and Daisy Sanchez (Art) are included in the Rogers Art Loft Year One Retrospective exhibition. Sanchez is an undergraduate student. 
November 25, 2020
Michael McCreery, Danielle Head, Joseph Fiorentini, Sam Leif, Le Quanda Cole, and Catherine Bacos (all Teaching and Learning) earned the Best Paper Award at the 17th International Conference Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age for their paper "Time to Acclimate: Examining the Influence of Cognitive Ability on Situating to a Video...
November 25, 2020
Miguel M. Gonzales, Dana Bickmore, and Maria Roberts (all Educational Psychology and Higher Education) had a study published in the Journal of Research on Leadership Education. All three work in the educational policy and leadership program. This study examines what aspiring principal candidates in one university base preparation program learned...
November 25, 2020
A. B. Wilkinson (History) published Blurring the Lines of Race and Freedom: Mulattoes and Mixed Bloods in English Colonial America with the University of North Carolina Press. This book investigates how people of mixed African, European, and Native American heritage (referred to as “mulattoes,” “mustees,” and “mixed bloods”) were integral to the...
November 25, 2020
Bryson Carrier, Brenna Barrios, and James Navalta (all Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), along with Brayden Jolley of the Tulane University School of Medicine, recently published a manuscript, "Validity and Reliability of Physiological Data in Applied Settings Measured by Wearable Technology: A Rapid Systematic Review," in the journal...
November 24, 2020
Avery Boddie (Libraries) has been elected as a member-at-large (2021-23) assistant parliamentarian for the Music Library Association Board of Directors. The Music Library Association is the professional association for music libraries and librarianship in the United States. 
November 24, 2020
Elia Del Carmen Solano-Patricio (Public Policy and Leadership, Criminal Justice, Honors College, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) had her OpEd, "Handling of COVID-19 in Nevada Prisons and Jails ‘Grossly Inadequate’" published in the Las Vegas Sun. Her piece discusses the rise of coronavirus cases in Nevada's correctional facilities...
November 24, 2020
The office of undergraduate research (OUR) recently held its Fall 2020 Undergraduate Research Symposium and the College of Sciences brought home several honors, including: The School of Life Sciences earned the Champions of Undergraduate Research Award for its commitment to excellence in research education. The school's leadership and faculty...
November 24, 2020
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) was the invited guest on an episode of Nevada Independent en Español's "Cafecito con Luz y Michelle" program, for which she was interviewed about pre-college philosophy and a free, online, Spanish-language pre-college philosophy course she recently launched with financial support from a Whiting Foundation Public...

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