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

Nov 15, 2018
Notable: Michael Ian Borer
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) was interviewed and appeared in an NBC News story about the labeling of generations and the assumptions people make about them. The segment is entitled, "Generation Who: Find out which generation you belong to."


Nov 14, 2018
Grant: Jennifer Kawi
Jennifer Kawi (Nursing) is the recipient of a $30,000 Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans Healthcare award to support three Jonas Scholars with a $10,000 scholarship each in the 2018-2020 Jonas Scholar cohort.  Catherine Dingley (Nursing) submitted the application.


Nov 14, 2018
Presentation: Donica’ Beckett, Philip Danquah, Johanna Andrews, Melva Thompson-Robinson, and Carolee Dodge Francis
Donica’ Beckett (Public Health), Philip Danquah (Social Work), Johanna Andrews (Public Health), Melva Thompson-Robinson (Public Health), Carolee Dodge Francis (Education). Presented a research poster, "Perspectives of Vulnerability to Sexual Risk Behaviors among Self-Identified Heterosexual African American College Students Enrolled In Jefferson...


Nov 14, 2018
Presentation: Nirmala Lekhak
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) presented her research “Effect of Meditation and Prayer on Cognitive Function of Older Adults with Multimorbidity” at International Symposium of Contemplative Practices, Mind and Life Institute Flagship Conference, in Phoenix. She also received a scholarship to attend this conference.  


Nov 14, 2018
Published: Jay Shen, Guogen Shan, Carolee Dodge-Francis, Pearl C. Kim, and Ji Won Yoo
Jay Shen (Health Care Administration), Guogen Shan (Health Care Administration), Carolee Dodge-Francis (Environmental and Occupational Health), Pearl C. Kim (Health Care Administration doctoral student), Ji Won Yoo (School of Medicine), and Yong-Jae Lee (Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea) recently publisched a paper, https...


Nov 14, 2018
Notable: Maham Bhatti
Graduate student Maham Bhatti (School of Community Health Sciences) has been accepted into the University of Missouri Health Care Administrative Fellowship, a unique two-year program dedicated to fostering the next generation of health care leaders.  As a MU Health Care fellow, Bhatti will be working side-by-side with executive leadership and will...


Nov 14, 2018
Published: Austin Horng-En Wang
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) recently published "What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?" on the Diplomat. The article analyzes first-hand survey data and reveals that Taiwanese people do not have a consensus on the definition of the 1992 Consensus.


Nov 14, 2018
Exhibition: David Becker
David Becker (Journalism and Media Studies Graduate Teaching Assistant), is one of the producers of Cracked Up. The film follows Saturday Night Live actor Darrell Hammond and his history of child abuse.The film premiered Nov. 14 in New York City as part of the DOC NYC, a storytelling documentary festival. It is an Academy-...


Nov 13, 2018
Presentation: Erika Engstrom
Erika Engstrom (Communication Studies) presented her co-authored paper with Joseph M. Valenzano III of the University of Dayton, "The (Unseen) Order of the Study Group: NBC's Community and Religious Humor" at the annual conference of the National Communication Associatoin in Salt Lake City. Their study examined how the comedy series used...


Nov 13, 2018
Presentation: Ashley Yuill
Ashley Yuill, assistant director of the Jean Nidetch Women's Center, presented a webinar for the American College Personnel AssociationCommission for Student Involvement.  The topic was "Supporting our Student Survivors: A Trauma-Informed Approach to Supervision."


Nov 13, 2018
Published: Stewart Chang
Stewart Chang (Law) published an article, "Our National Psychosis: Guns, Terror, and Hegemonic Masculinity" in the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review.  Chang was interviewed on the "Taking Liberties" podcast about the article. 


Nov 9, 2018
Published: Ann McGinley and Benjamin Edwards
Ann C. McGinley and Benjamin P. Edwards (both Law) published an op-ed in The Hill about gender bias in the venture capital space. The op-ed discusses their law review article that will be published in the U.C. Davis Law Review.


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