January 21, 2022
Jenna Weglarz-Ward (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) presented her research on the impact COVI19 has had on families of infants and toddlers with disabilities at the Council for Exceptional Children's 2022 Convention and Expo. This study is a collaboration with Kimberly Hile from the University of Alabama at Huntsville and is…
January 21, 2022
Dr. Rooman Ahad (Medicine) is the author of a children's book, Amazing Abe Has Autism (Fulton Books, 2021). Abe is amazing. He has autism and works hard every day with his family and therapists to help him with his communication. The best part about Abe is his huge heart. He has so much love to give and loves to share his accomplishments with his…
January 21, 2022
Elizabeth Johnson (Anthropology) and Shelly Volsche, '13 BA Psychology, '15 MA Anthropology, and '17 PhD Anthropology, now of Boise State University, are authors of an article, "Not So Different as Cats and Dogs: Companionship during the COVID-19 Pandemic," The article was published in the journal The International Journal of Research and Practice…
January 20, 2022
Huiying Zhang (Hospitality) together with Xi Yu Leung, '12 PhD Hospitality and Jie Sun, '18 PhD Hospitality, co-authored "Attracting Generation Z talents to the hospitality industry through COVID CSR practices," which was published in the International  Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management.  Based on signaling theory, construal level…
January 20, 2022
The Women’s Research Institute of Nevada (WRIN) has been awarded a Nevada Humanities American Rescue Plan Recovery Program Grant. Funded in part with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, this $10,000 award will be used to support humanities-based programming for the Girls Athletic Leadership School (GALS), a charter school for…
January 20, 2022
Kavita Batra (Medicine) and Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health) have co-edited a book, COVID-19: Impact on Public Health and Healthcare (Volume 2), which was published by MDPI - Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (Switzerland). This compendium of studies conducted from around the world focuses on the assessment of the impact of…
January 20, 2022
Tiffany Lin (Art) recently was featured on KNPR's series "Exit Spring Mountain." She is one of the guests for episode seven, "Count Us In." Every year the federal government allocates billions of funds for everything from hospitals and schools to emergency services and roads. For minorities, the data can be especially critical for access to…
January 20, 2022
Dustin Davis and Bryson Carrier (both Interdisciplinary Health Sciences), along with Jacquelyn Sertic, '20 MS Kinesiology, and Peyton Cater, '20 MS Kinesiology, recently published their work, "Teaching Applied Exercise Physiology Using a Prototype Energy Expenditure Measurement Device," in The Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning.…
January 20, 2022
  Patricia A. Heisser Metoyer ( Psychology and Interdisciplinary Studies) recently was selected by the University of California, Irvine Alumni Association to be interviewed for an alumni data confirmation and oral history initiative. She was the first Black/African American woman to receive a Ph.D., magna cum laude, in psychology from UCI. She…

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