Accomplishments

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

March 18, 2019
Vivek Sah (Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies) recently presented "Regional Housing Update: UNLV/Lied Institute for Real Estate Studies" as part of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors' (GLVAR) 2019 GLVAR Leadership Training Series.
March 18, 2019
Judd Harbin (Student Affairs Strategic Planning & Assessment) presented with Rohan Thakkar (Campus Labs in Buffalo, New York) and Abbygail Langham (Auburn University) at the 101st annual meeting of NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, which took place in Los Angeles. Their session was titled "Building a Culture of...
March 18, 2019
Patricia Heisser Metoyer (Psychology and Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) is the author of “ Mixedness” and “Ancestral Race Trauma”: The Monster Has No Name, which is a selected publication in the Journal of Intercultural Disciplines and in the Journal of Science and Exploratory Studies. Both journals publish scholarly contributions...
March 15, 2019
Tiffiany Howard (Political Science) is the author of the refereed policy report "Crowdfunding, Cryptocurrency, and Capital: Alternative Sources of Business Capital for Black Entrepreneurs." She is the Small Business and Entrepreneurship Senior Research Fellow for the Center for Policy Analysis and Research at the Congressional Black Caucus...
March 15, 2019
Szu-Ping Lee and Carrie Gillis (both Physical Therapy), along with Javier Ibarra, Derek Oldroyd and Ryan Zane (all '16 Doctor of Physical Therapy), co-authored “Heel-Raised Foot Posture and Weightlifting Shoes Do Not Affect Trunk and Lower Extremity Biomechanics during a Barbell Back Squat in Recreational Weight Lifters,” which appears in the...
March 15, 2019
Jennifer Rennels (Psychology) gave a presentation for the Southern Nevada Society for Human Resource Management earlier this month on implicit and explicit biases, how those impact individuals in the workplace, and what can be done to decrease negative outcomes of bias.
March 15, 2019
Michael Ian Borer (Sociology) was interviewed about his forthcoming book, Vegas Brews: Craft Beer and the Birth of a Local Scene, (NYU Press) and quoted in the article "Nevada Is the Most Underrated State for Craft Beer" published by Thrillist.
March 15, 2019
Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering is proud to announce that three of its engineering graduate programs have been ranked among the best in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. U.S. News is a global authority in university rankings whose criteria include graduation and retention rates, faculty resources, student selectivity, alumni...
March 14, 2019
Mellanye Lackey (Libraries) is the co-author of an article published by the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology. The article, "State of the Science: A Scoping Review and Gap Analysis of Diabetes Online Communities," examines the benefits and consequences of the diabetes online community.

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