Accomplishments

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

October 16, 2019
Charlotta Sanders (Mechanical Engineering) and co-author Mark Sanders published a book on nuclear waste management. The book, Nuclear Waste Management Strategies: An International Perspective, presents insights into nuclear waste management from a technical engineering perspective, with consideration for important legal aspects. It provides...
October 16, 2019
Danielle Jones (Medicine) has had her research published in the American Journal of Perinatology Reports. Co-authors are Dr. David L. Howard (Medicine), who is her research mentor; Samantha O. Haikal; and Megan D. Whitham.The project, "Universal versus Risk-Based Management of Unknown Group B Streptococcus Status at Term," compared the public...
October 16, 2019
The Department of Political Science and Pi Sigma Alpha (both Political Science) have published the 2019 volume of Governance: The Political Science Journal at UNLV. The publication showcases the latest undergraduate research in the various subfields of political science. Pi Sigma Alpha is the political science honor society. Nerses Kopalyan serves...
October 15, 2019
Alberto de Salvatierra (Architecture), working in conjunction with undergraduate student Carley Pasqualotto (Architecture), was selected as a finalist in the 10th Non Architecture Competition: Dying. Their speculative design, "Project OSSuary," calls for the design and construction of Orbital Space Stations (OSS) in low-Earth orbit within the next...
October 15, 2019
Colleen Hall-Patton (Sociology) made a poster presentation called "Wait! What? Modern Quilting in the 1950s?" at the American Quilt Study Group conference in Lincoln, Nebraska.
October 15, 2019
David G. Schwartz (Faculty Affairs) recently gave an invited presentation to a visiting management group from London's Hippodrome Casino. The talk, “Parallels between the United Kingdom and Las Vegas Gaming Markets, 1950 to Now," positioned the current UK gaming market in the context of past and current trends in Las Vegas, and offered practical...
October 15, 2019
Tevfik Demirciftci and Amanda Belarmino (both Hospitality) presented “Competitive Intelligence in the Hospitality Industry. Perspectives of Turkish Revenue Managers, A Pilot Study“at the 2019 Global Conference on Business and Economics (GLOBE) in Istanbul.  Additionally, Demirciftci, a Ph.D. student, has successfully defended his dissertation at...
October 14, 2019
Deborah Arteaga (World Languages and Cultures) published the following edited volume, Contributions of Romance Languages to Current Linguistic Theory (Springer Press), to which she also contributed the chapter "Obviation and Old French Subjunctive Clauses."
October 14, 2019
Romeo Jackson (Student Diversity and Social Justice) recently co-authored a peer-reviewed article with Alex C. Lange & Antonio Duran in the Journal of College Student Development titled "The State of LGBT and Queer Research in Higher Education Revisited: Current Academic Houses and Future Possibilities."

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