Accomplishments

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

September 16, 2019
Joe Milan, Jr. (English and Black Mountain Institute) won the prestigious David K. Wong Fellowship, "a unique and generous annual award to enable a fiction writer who wants to write in English about East and Southeast Asia to spend a year in the UK at the University of East Anglia in Norwich." The fellowship commences in October. Milan is among...
September 16, 2019
E. Michael Nussbaum (Education Psychology & Higher Education) is past president of the American Psychological Association (APA), Division 15 and recently gave the presidential address at the APA Division 15 Conference in Chicago.     
September 16, 2019
Michael Fong (Art) has built a state-of-the-art design lab in Grant Hall, Room 236 for his research with undergraduate students. Fong's interdisciplinary design research and teaching involve science, public art, and kinetic sculpture that responds to abstract data values such as the rise and fall of the U.S. housing market. His new design lab...
September 16, 2019
Aaron Saiewitz (Accounting) and co-author Elaine Wang of the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently had their paper, "Using Cultural Mindsets to Reduce Cross-National Auditor Judgment Differences," accepted to Contemporary Accounting Research, a premier accounting research journal. The research paper was supported by a grant from the Center...
September 16, 2019
Ann Vuong (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-authored an article on "Concentrations and Loadings of Organophosphate and Replacement Brominated Flame Retardants in House Dust from the Home Study During the PBDE Phase-Out" in the journal Chemosphere. Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, a class of flame retardants and endocrine disruptors, have...
September 16, 2019
Carolyn E. Sabo (Nursing) was honored by Nevada Business Magazine at the 14th annual Healthcare Heroes Awards. She was presented with the Educator of the Year Award for Southern Nevada.  
September 13, 2019
Karyn Holt (Nursing) presented her paper,"Assessing Faculty Development: Exceeds, Meets or Does not Yet Meet Standards," at the Annual Conference on Teaching and Learning Assessment, which took place in Philadelphia this month. Holt's main takeaway point was the importance of faculty education and training at faculty-convenient times to improve...
September 13, 2019
Dr Karl Kingsley (Dental) and Dr. Douglas Bowen, '19 Graduate Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, recently published their manuscript, "Screenng for Oral High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HPV) among a Pediatric Patient Population" in the Journal of Advances in Medicine and Medical Research.  
September 12, 2019
Art Gelis (Chemistry and Biochemistry) recently was published in Scientific Reports. His article, "Closing the Nuclear Fuel Cycle with a Simplified Minor Actinide Lanthanide Separation Process (ALSEP) and Additive Manufacturing," discusses his newly patented approach to the long-time technical challenge of recycling long-lived actinide isotopes...

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