May 27, 2022
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) published a co-authored op-ed, "Why Was Taiwan Left Out of the US-Led IPEF?" in The Diplomat. This article discusses the decision-making of the Biden Administration regarding the IPEF and its Indo-Pacific strategy, and argues the pros and cons for not including Taiwan into the IPEF. To be specific, IPEF may…
May 27, 2022
Emily Budd and Jerrica Robbins (both Art), along with other art students and UNLV art alumni Chris Bauder, Eric Pawloski, Christina Uran, and Micah Haji-Sheikh have work exhibited in "Forgotten Artifacts," a group show celebrating popular cast metal sculptors in the Las Vegas Valley. Hosted by Core Contemporary and curated by Ross Takahashi, the…
May 26, 2022
Brittani Sterling (Libraries) was accepted into a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute: The Making of Modern Brazil at the University of California San Diego. Over three weeks, this institute will foster the creation of an interdisciplinary intellectual community focused on learning and sharing ideas about contemporary Brazil —…
May 26, 2022
Nicholas Irwin (Economics) and co-author David Wolf of Kobe University, Japan, recently published an article, "Time is Money: Water Quality's Impact on Home Liquidity and Property Values" in Ecological Economics. The paper explores home liquidity — how quickly a home sells after listing — in the context of environmental valuation, an oft-…
May 26, 2022
Aldo M. Barrita (Psychology) was awarded the 2022-23 Crossing Latinidades Melon Humanities Fellowship funded by the Mellon Foundation. This fellowship provides an annual stipend, along with resources and training to enhance research focused on Latinx communities exploring and reimagining comparative frameworks that move beyond the single-…
May 26, 2022
Edward Wang, Ravisha Bai, Talha Khan, Ajay Kumar, Ana Mrkaic, Amber Champion, Charmaine Yap, and Kenneth Izuora (all Medicine) presented four abstracts,  Thyroid Myopathy after Receiving COVID-19 Vaccine, Methimazole Induced Steven-Johnson-Syndrome, Levothyroxine Intolerance: Alternative Approach and A Case of McCune Albright Syndrome with…
May 25, 2022
Claytee White (Oral History Research Center) was honored with the distinguished Pioneer Award on May 22 by the Las Vegas chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW). She received the honor at the 16th Annual Madam C.J. Walker Awards luncheon at the MGM Grand. The nonprofit NCBW is a volunteer organization for African American women…
May 25, 2022
Mina Esmail Zadeh Nojoo Kambar, Armin Esmaeilzadeh, Yoohwan Kim, and Kazem Taghva (all Computer Science) have written "A Survey on Mobile Malware Detection Methods using Machine Learning" paper that was presented in 2022 IEEE 12th Annual Computing and Communication Workshop and Conference (CCWC) and published by IEEE in January.
May 25, 2022
Andy Kirk (History) received the Preservation Commission Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation from the city of Las Vegas Historic Preservation Commission. The award recognized Kirk in the Career Achievement Category for "decade's worth of service ensuring the preservation of the history of Las Vegas."

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