June 14, 2022
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business) was appointed as the first Mel Larson Endowed Chair in Marketing. The endowed chair in was created to honor in perpetuity the memory and exemplary career of marketing pioneer Mel Larson and allows the Lee Business School department of marketing to recruit, retain, and recognize faculty for…
June 14, 2022
Rithesh Shivuni (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction), the immediate past president of the UNLV student chapter of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), accepted the ITE Mountain District’s 2022 Outstanding Student Chapter award this month at the district's annual meeting in Boise, Idaho. The district covers eight…
June 14, 2022
Carlos S. Dimas (History) had his article, "In Service and Observation of the State: The Argentine Meteorological Service and the Culture of Weather Observation in Argentina, 1872–1915," published in the journal Agricultural History. The article examines the early history of meteorology in Argentina through the development of the Argentine…
June 14, 2022
Amanda Koziura (Libraries) wrote a chapter, "Digital Partnerships: Nontraditional Learning Opportunities at the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship," which was published in the book, Embracing Change: Alternatives to Traditional Research Writing Assignments. The chapter discusses applications of digital scholarship methods in the classroom and…
June 14, 2022
Hossein Madhani (Life Sciences) was awarded a Graduate Student Research Award from the Botanical Society of America for his proposal, The Role of Immune System Incompatibilities in the Evolution of Isolating Barriers within an Ongoing Adaptive Radiation. The $1,500 award will support his study of disease-resistance (R)-gene diversity across an…
June 13, 2022
Shashi Nambisan (Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction and the Transportation Research Center) received the Institute of Transportation Engineers Mountain District’s 2022 Outstanding Educator award, which was presented at the district’s annual meeting held in Boise, Idaho, earlier this month. He was nominated for this award by…
June 13, 2022
Christina Miskey (Libraries), was acknowledged by the ORCID US Community as part of the annual ORCID US Community Awards for her contributions and sharing of her work with ORCID at UNLV. ORCID helps identify authors and contributors of scholarly communication.
June 13, 2022
Cecilia Maldonado (Provost's Office) and Eileen McGarry (Career Services) presented at the 2022 National Association of Colleges and Employers conference in Portland Oregon. Their topic was  "The Career Readiness Imperative: Creating a Case and Setting the Stage for Career Mobility at a Minority Serving Institution".
June 12, 2022
Gabriela Buccini (Social and Behavioral Health) recently was interviewed for the "City Cast Las Vegas" podcast. In the interview, she discusses why the recent formula shortage had put infants in a food insecurity situation and explains how this connects to the U.S. breastfeeding policies. 

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