Accomplishments

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

October 27, 2021
Michelle Tusan (History) will begin her term as vice president/president-elect of the North American Conference on British Studies on Nov. 14.
October 27, 2021
Rian Satterwhite (Service Learning and Leadership) recently presented four sessions at the International Leadership Association's 23rd Global Conference, held in a hybrid format both online and in Geneva, Switzerland. He collaborated with 12 colleagues from 10 different institutions including Johns Hopkins, Texas A&M, and the University of...
October 27, 2021
Christina Miskey (Libraries) was invited to give a presentation at the recent Digital Commons North American Conference. The presentation, "From Alerts to Automation: Using the Scopus Harvesting Tool to Improve Faculty Bibliography Workflows," focused on her work streamlining department workflows around the UNLV Bibliography and UNLV's...
October 27, 2021
Iram Gonzalez (English and Philosopy) was chosen as the recipient of the first Sam Lieberman Memorial Scholarship, which was awarded by the College of Liberal Arts. Gonzalez was chosen for the $1,500 award for his campus engagement and leadership. He served as vice president of Phi Sigma Tau honor society and editor of its student research...
October 26, 2021
Szu-Ping Lee (Physical Therapy) received a grant award from the Center for Orthotic and Prosthetic Learning and Outcomes/Evidenced-Based Practice for his grant project, "Socioeconomic Disparities on Post-Amputation Outcomes in Individuals with Lower Limb Amputation." 
October 26, 2021
Zhaohuan Zhu (Physics & Astronomy) received a $538,736 grant from NASA Exoplanets Research Program to carry out research on formation of young planets close to their host stars. Co-investigators include James Stone from Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton and Nuria Calvet from the University of Michigan.
October 26, 2021
Repairer Etuk (Psychology) received a $3,000 research stipend award from UNLV's International Gaming Institute and the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling for his research project examining impulsivity, eating habits, and physical and mental health disorders in Nevadans seeking treatment for gambling disorder. His mentor for the project is Shane...
October 26, 2021
Brian Rowsell, Reginald Stewart, and Christina Hall (all Risk Management and Safety), serving as the RMS Radiation Safety Team recently received a       certificate of achievement for excellence in reporting from the Nuclear Materials Management and Safeguards System (NMMSS) . The NMMSS tracks the movement and uses of domestic nuclear materials...
October 26, 2021
Ann Vuong (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) published a paper on "Maternal Urniary OPE Metabolite Concentrations and Blood Pressure During Pregnancy: The HOME study" in the journal Environmental Research. This study found that maternal urinary BCEP and DPHP concentrations were associated with increased blood pressure during pregnancy. Maternal...

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