Accomplishments

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

December 13, 2019
Drs. Mahendran Jayaraj, Ranjit Makar, and Mohamad Mubder (all Medicine) received honors at the 2019 American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) meeting in San Antonio. These and other members of the School of Medicine’s gastrointestinal (GI) team delivered a total of 18 presentations at the meeting, which is the most prestigious GI meeting in the...
December 13, 2019
Gary Totten (English) has published two book chapters. The first is "Women, Art, and the Natural World in Edith Wharton's Works" in the book The New Edith Wharton Studies, published by Cambridge University Press and edited by Jennifer Haytock and Laura Rattray. The second is "Spaces of Consumption in American Literary Realism" in the book The...
December 13, 2019
Steven Hrdlicka (Art) published "Letters of Jack B. Yeats to Joseph Hone, 1921-1955." in the New Hibernia Review, a journal which presents scholarship on all aspects of Irish civilization. Deeply engaged with modernism and also an athlete, Jack Butler Yates was brother to William Butler Yeats. Jack Yeats’s letters to the British writer Hone, as...
December 13, 2019
Pearl C. Kim, Chris R. Cochran, Sungyoun Chun and Jay J. Shen (all Health Care Administration and Policy), Ji Won Yoo (Medicine), and Seong-Min Park (Criminal Justice) recently published an article on "Trends and Associated Factors of Use of Opioid, Heroin, and Cannabis among Patients for Emergency Department Visits in Nevada: 2009–2017" in the...
December 12, 2019
Jacob D. Skousen (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a book chapter, "Hegemony, Principal Preparation, and the Language of the Oppressor: The Elusive Preparation of Socially Just School Leaders" in the Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education by Springer.
December 12, 2019
Frederic Bonin Pissarro (Art) has joined the Clark County Public Art Committee. The committee consists of seven artists, art professionals, and other county residents with art expertise. The membership includes a faculty member of the UNLV department of art, a faculty member of the CSN art & art history program, a professional architect or...
December 12, 2019
Krystal Ramirez (Art) has an exhibit,  I Was Happy Then, at the Whitney Library in Las Vegas. Her work moves from photography to text and engages themes of race, gender, identity, and labor.
December 12, 2019
Elizabeth Stacy (Life Sciences) and collaborators Michael Purugganan and Jae Young Choi (New York University) published a paper in Molecular Biology and Evolution, "Divergent Selection and Primary Gene Flow Shape Incipient Speciation of a Riparian Tree on Hawaii Island."  This work uses population genomics approaches to uncover the evolutionary...
December 12, 2019
John Starkey (Business) taught a section of BUS 103 - First Year Seminar: Business Connections during the fall semester that raised more than $5,000 for charity. Additionally, each student did several hours of community service for a variety of organizations. The non-profit organizations that benefited from the time and money donated by the...

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