Accomplishments

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

July 17, 2019
Nicholas B. Irwin (Economics) recently published a paper, "Keeping Up Appearances: Spatial Spillovers and Housing Renovations" in Papers in Regional Science. The paper models the extent of spatial spillovers in housing renovations and estimates the effect previously observed renovations by a neighbor have on a homeowner's likelihood to renovate in...
July 16, 2019
Susan Byrne (World Languages and Cultures) presented a paper titled "Lo que (no) oímos en Cervantes" during the 20th triennial conference of the Asociación Internacional de Hispanistas, held in Jerusalem earlier this month. During the conference, she also was re-elected to the association board, as a vocal (spokesperson), to serve a second term in...
July 15, 2019
Danica G. Hays (Education) has received the 2019 Legacy Award from the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). The ACES Legacy Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting impression on ACES or on the counselor education and supervision profession. ACES is a division of the American Counseling...
July 15, 2019
Sanae El Ibrahimi (Environmental and Occupational Health), Matthew Lee Smith of the Center for Population Health and Aging at Texas A&M University, and Paulo Pinheiro of the department of public health sciences at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine recently published an article on the...
July 12, 2019
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) completed his two-year term serving as co-chair of the National Leadership Symposium by hosting the 29th annual event this week. Leadership educators from 19 institutions and three scholar/practitioners gathered at UNLV to explore the ways in which leadership education and development must be...
July 12, 2019
Brookings Mountain West is pleased to release a new policy brief from Brookings Senior Fellow in Economic Studies Richard Reeves titled "Making a Middle Class: Colleges and Cities in the Mountain West." In the piece, he explores how a stronger middle class is important for the economic and political future of both cities and nations. Higher...
July 12, 2019
Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning) co-authored with selected mentees from West Virginia University, University of Central Missouri, and Murray State University "A Pilot Survey of a Self-Efficacy Tool for Career and Technical Education Administrators," which appeared in the Journal of Leadership Education on July 9. The findings suggest...
July 11, 2019
Kevin Wright (Student Diversity & Social Justice) moderated a webinar with the Commission for Student Involvement under the American College Personnel Association.  The topic was "Bridging Student Life and Academic Affairs through Experiential Learning."
July 11, 2019
Hyunhwa "Henna" Lee (Nursing) is a recipient of the 2019 American Psychiatric Nurses Association Research Grant for her research project, “Epigenetic Effects of Preinjury Adversity on Functional Disparities after Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Asian and Pacific Islanders." In this study, she will identify peripheral epigenetic markers (blood and...

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