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Mar 22, 2018
Presentation: Lydia Nussbaum and Eve Hanan
Lydia Nussbaum and Eve Hanan (both Law) presented "Reducing the School-to-Prison Pipeline Through Restorative Justice" for the National Council of Family and Juvenile Court Judges' conference in San Diego earlier this month.

Mar 22, 2018
Honors: John Fildes
John Fildes (Medicine) received a Trauma Achievement Award at the annual meeting of the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, which took place in San Antonio earlier this month. Dr. Fildes, who is the inaugural chair of the School of Medicine's department of surgery and was at the center of the medical response after the October 1st...

Mar 22, 2018
Published: Jeffrey Ebersole
Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Aging Effects on Humoral Immune Responses in Chronic Periodontitis,” which concluded the adaptive immune responses to oral bacteria that chronically colonize the oral cavity appear generally unaffected by age, but clearly are linked to the extent of disease. The article appeared in the Journal of Clinical...

Mar 22, 2018
Published: Benjamin Edwards
Benjamin P. Edwards (Law) recently published an op-ed in The Hill on the need for financial self-regulators to internalize the costs they impose on the investing public. The op-ed is based partially on his law review article, "The Dark Side of Self-Regulation," which is forthcoming in the Cincinnati Law Review.

Mar 21, 2018
Presentation: Magdalena Martinez
Magdalena Martinez (Lincy Institute) presented "Latino Education: The Key to Las Vegas Metropolitan Vitality" at the 5th annual Latino Network of Southern Nevada earlier this month. Martinez, the institute's director of education programs, presented on Latino education outcomes along the K-20 pipeline, identifying areas in need of attention and...

Mar 21, 2018
Presentation: Robert Lang and John Hudak
Robert Lang (Brookings Mountain West and Lincy Institute) and John Hudak (Brookings) offered the lunch keynote presentation, "Jobs & The Economy in Las Vegas," at the 5th annual Latino Network of Southern Nevada Summit earlier this month. The event was sponsored by the Latin Chamber of Commerce. Lang is executive director of both Brookings...

Mar 21, 2018
Notable: Ricardo Cobo and Lori Pullen
Ricardo Cobo (Music) and Lori Pullen (Performing Arts Center) recently helped stage a very successful inaugural guitar competition. Ten students registered from schools including Sierra Vista High School, CSN High School, New Horizons High School, Clark High School, Leavitt Middle School, and Las Vegas Academy. Grade levels included 8 - 12. The...

Mar 21, 2018
Published: Qiang Zhu
Qiang Zhu (Physics and Astronomy) published an article, Predicting Phase Behavior of Grain Boundaries with Evolutionary Search and Machine Learning, in Nature Communications. The study of grain boundary phase transitions is an emerging field until recently dominated by experiments. Zhu, along with collaborators at Lawrence...

Mar 20, 2018
Honors: Alisha Kerlin
Alisha Kerlin (Barrick Museum), was named Outstanding Adminstrative Faculty of the Year by the College of Fine Arts.

Mar 20, 2018
Presentation: Rebecca Gill
Rebecca Gill (Women's Research Institute of Nevada and Political Science) delivered the keynote address at the 13th annual Nevada Women's Hall of Fame reunion earlier this month. The event honored the 2018 inductees, as well as the 2018 Pioneer Award Honoree, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. In her speech, Gill discussed the progress of women in...

Mar 20, 2018
Honors: Mohamed Moneeb Azab and Mahendran Jayaraj
Mohamed Moneeb Azab (Medicine) under the mentorship of Mahendran Jayaraj (Medicine) had his abstract accepted for presentation at Digestive Disease Week, which is the world's largest gathering of physicians, researchers, and industry in the field of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. The two physicians co-...

Mar 20, 2018
Exhibition: Scott Abella
Scott Abella (Life Sciences) has partnered with University Libraries to showcase his research on conservation in America's national parks system in the digital exhibit space in the Leisure Reading Zone on the second floor of Lied Library. "Conserving America's National Parks" pulls images and information from Abella's 2015 book of the same name,...