Accomplishments

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

January 18, 2019
Numerous UNLV Students won awards at the Media Innovation Hackathon sponsored by the Beasley Media Group in collaboration with UNLV at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month. Student teams aimed to generate potential commercial products. Winners include: First Place: Converting Radio Waves to Energy. Matias Allieti (Mechanical...
January 17, 2019
Special Collections & Archives (Libraries) has received a significant donation from Mark and Marianne Haley to support the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project and to hire a graduate student to work on processing the menu collection. 
January 17, 2019
Christopher Cain and Kendall Murphy (both Hospitality) recently were honored by the Southern Nevada chapter of the PGA. Cain received a Lifetime Achievement Award, while Murphy was named Golf Professional of the Year. Cain and Murphy head the PGA golf management program at the Harrah College of Hospitality. The program is one of only 18 in the...
January 17, 2019
Brett Abarbanel (International Gaming Institute), along with Mark Johnson (University of Alberta), recently published a paper, "Esports Consumer Perspectives on Match Fixing: Implications for Gambling Awareness and Game Integrity,” in International Gambling Studies. The paper examines esports consumers’ awareness of and attitudes towards gambling-...
January 16, 2019
Rachell A. Ekroos (Nursing) and colleague Sarah E. Shannon (Montana State University) are authors of a paper,  "Forensic Medical Examinations: Imagining Justice," accepted for publication in the Journal of Forensic Nursing. The paper explores underlying assumptions that may contribute to disparate practices and inequalities regarding forensic...
January 16, 2019
Rachel Kelly and Abebe Muraga  (both Medicine) were selected to present their abstract, "Comparison of Nutritional Content of Prescription vs Nonprescription Prenatal Vitamins" at the upcoming 2019 American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting in Nashville. The students conducted their study...
January 16, 2019
Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Biologic Modeling of Periodontal Disease Progression,” which determined the synergistic utility of bacterial and inflammatory biomarkers from saliva, serum, and plaque in predicting disease progression. The article appeared in the January 10 issue of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology.
January 16, 2019
David Fott (Political Science) wrote a chapter, "John Dewey's Alternative Liberalism," that has been accepted for publication in the second edition of History of American Political Thought, edited by Bryan-Paul Frost and Jeffrey Sikkenga (Lexington Books).
January 15, 2019
Johan Bester (Medicine) and a group of co-authors from other institutions published a paper about ethical tensions in pediatric heart transplantation. Their paper examines the ethical issues involved in a case study of a child with congenital heart disease, dependent on life-sustaining treatment, who lacks the family and social support to ensure...

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