January 10, 2022
Zakai J. Olsen, '16 BS, '18 MS, and '21 PhD Mechanical Engineering and Kwang J. Kim (Mechanical Engineering) are the authors of a new journal publication,  "Characterizing the Transduction Behavior of Ionic Polymer-metal Composite Actuators and Sensors via Dimensional Analysis," which was published in Smart Materials and Structures.
January 10, 2022
Manoj Sharma (Social and Behavioral Health) published the article, "Applying the Integrated Marketing Communication Approach to Recruit and Retain African American Women" in the journal Health Promotion Perspectives with his former student, Traci Hayes, who now is a faculty member at University of Southern Mississippi. The article discusses…
January 7, 2022
Nikki E. Bennett, Silvio Ernesto, Mirabal Torres, and Peter B. Gray (all Anthropology) published "Exploratory Content Analysis of Direct-to-Consumer Pet Genomics: What is Being Marketed and What are Consumers Saying?" in PLOS ONE. This was the first study on the pet DTC genomics industry in which vendor webpages and consumer product reviews were…
January 7, 2022
Pearl Kim and Jay Shen (both Healthcare Administration), Ji Yoo (Medicine), Zahra Mojtahedi (Public Health), and international visiting scholars Moon Kyung Joo, Jinwook Hwang, Ja Seol Koo, and Hee-Taik Kang just have published an article, " Ten-year Trends of Utilizing Palliative Care and Palliative Procedures in Patients with Gastric Cancer in…
January 7, 2022
Fawn Douglas (Art) was recognized earlier this month as the January Citizen of the Month for the city of Las Vegas. The presentation was made by Councilwoman Olivia Diaz. Douglas is co-founder of Nuwu Art + Activism Studios, curator of the recent Ah’-Wah-Nee exhibition at UNLV, a member of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe, and former tribal councilwoman…
January 7, 2022
Christopher Johansen (Social and Behavioral Health), along with colleagues from Claremont Graduate University, recently published a research article, "Exploring Mediation Pathways on the Relationship between Acculturation and Binge Eating among Latino Adolescents," in Appetite. .
January 7, 2022
Susanna Newbury (Art) is the author of The Speculative City, which is a finalist for the College Art Association’s Charles Rufus Morey Award for Distinguished Books in Art History.
January 6, 2022
Justin Neubauer and Kwang J. Kim (both Mechanical Engineering), along with Zakai J. Olsen, '16 BS, '18 MS, and '21 PhD Mechanical Engineering; Zachary Frank, '21 PhD Mechanical Engineering; and former post-doc Taeseon Hwang are the authors of a new journal publication,  "A Study of Mechanoelectrical Transduction Behavior in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC…
January 6, 2022
The School of Dental Medicine's oral pathology biopsy service, the only one of its kind in Nevada, is in complete compliance with all regulations in accordance with Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and is receiving no recommendations and/or suggestions, according to the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services. The report…

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