Carlos Dimas (History) co-organized and co-hosted the inaugural El Laboratorio: Seminar for the History of Latin American Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine that took place on April 11 and April 12 via Zoom. The seminar brought together 10 papers and scholars from the United States, Canada, England, Australia, and Brazil. The panel was…
Anjanette Jones (Libraries) is the winner of the 2024 Library Service Award. She received the award for her work revising website content across the Libraries for accessibility standards as part of the university-wide audit from the U.S. Office of Civil Rights. Jones worked with dozens of faculty and staff across the Libraries to help identify and…
Catherine Baker (Human Resources) was named employee relations director on November 1, 2023.  Baker has more than 20 years of comprehensive human resources experience in the hospitality industry. She previously worked at Station Casinos in various roles, including interim human resources director, as well as at The Venetian as a team member…
On April 11, Christopher D. E. Willoughby (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) spoke at the annual meeting of the Health Humanities Consortium. Willoughby was a part of a roundtable on Health Humanities for Humanists, where he discussed the need for humanists to define what constitutes applied health humanities.
Dr. Syed Saquib (Medicine), associate professor of surgery and burn director for UMC Lion's Burn Care Center, was recently named Fellow of the American Burn Association during the organization's national conference in Chicago, Illinois. The American Burn Association is dedicated to supporting burn-related care, research, and education.  
Kavita Batra (Medicine) recently co-authored a study, which was published in the Lancet journal. This study was featured in TIME  media outlet under the Health-COVID-19 section  as " COVID-19 Radically Changed the Leading Causes of Death."  As indicated in the news article, this study is thought to be the first that compared deaths…
Last week, Benjamin Edwards (Law) hosted the Midyear Meeting for the Public Investor Advocate Bar Association at UNLV. He moderated one panel on "Lies, Damn Lies, and FINRA Statistics" and spoke as a panelist on "AI, the SEC, and Changing Investor Landscape."  
Kavita Batra (Medicine) along with Dr. Jagdish Khubchandani from New Mexico University and other editorial board members published an article "Health Care Workers’ Risk Behaviors and Health Status: Hidden Realities or New Paradigms?" in the Journal of Medicine, Surgery, and Public Health.  This editorial highlights the health issues among…
Dr. Tanya Al-Talib (Dental) recently published an article titled "Risk Factors for OSA Observed During Orofacial Examination: A Review" in the Journal of Dental Sleep Medicine. This article was the product of collaboration with faculty at the University of North Carolina- Adams School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University- School of…

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