Honors: Katherine Hertlein

Katherine Hertlein (Couples and Family Therapy) has been named a Fulbright Scholar. The program director for the School of Medicine’s couple and family therapy program, Hertlein does research examining the effect of technology on human relationships. Her proposed research as a Fulbright Scholar includes collecting survey data on how people use technology in Austria to initiate, maintain, and terminate relationships. The survey will take place at the University of Salzburg and the surrounding area. In addition to her study, she will teach two courses at the university, Technology and Relationships, and Modern Sexology: Biology, Psychology and Behavior.The Fulbright Program, which operates in 160 countries, is an American scholarship program of competitive, merit-based grants for international educational exchange for students, scholars, teachers, professionals, scientists, and artists. Fulbright alumni include 59 Nobel Laureates and 82 Pulitzer Prize winners.

 

People in the News

People | January 22, 2020
Medical ethicist Dr. Johan Bester on the balance between public health and the individual’s rights and questions on parental authority and the obligation of physicians to protect society.
Nicole Schultz with ice cream cone.
People | January 22, 2020
This alumna-turned-employee savors the small moments in life and work at UNLV's International Gaming Institute.
Cameron Lue-Sang standing in front of William Boyd School of Law sign.
People | January 21, 2020
The law school's associate admissions director on education as a means of upward mobility, UNLV's Maryland Parkway front door, and Vegas vacations.