June 1, 2016
Maurice Finocchiaro (Philosophy) has been notified by the home office of Oxford University Press that it has accepted his proposal for a “trade book” on the Galileo affair. Trade books are aimed at the general public, as distinct from textbooks and academic and technical books aimed at specialized audiences. The book plans to adapt for a general…
May 31, 2016
John Hay (English) is the author of "Broken Hearths: Melville's Israel Potter and the Bunker Hill Monument," an article published in the June issue of the New England Quarterly. Hay's essay analyzes a later novel by Herman Melville by exploring its dedication to the Bunker Hill Monument. This eminent national memorial took so…
May 27, 2016
Georgiann Davis (Sociology) recently published a co-authored, peer-reviewed article in the highly regarded journal Gender & Society. The article, "Giving Sex: Deconstructing Intersex and Trans Medicalization Practices," examines the different ways in which medical providers approach and treat intersex patients as compared to trans patients.…
May 26, 2016
Michael Green (History) wrote "Robert Todd Lincoln: "The Grieving Prince of Rails," a chapter in The Lincoln Assassination Riddle: Revisiting the Crime of the Nineteenth Century, edited by Frank J. Williams and Michael Burkhimer for Kent State University Press.
May 24, 2016
Susan VanBeuge (Nursing) was re-elected as the Nevada representative for the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). During her two-year term, concluding during 2018, VanBeuge will fulfill numerous duties centered on representing the AANP, its members, and the community at large.
May 23, 2016
Deborah Oakley (Architecture)  is the new co-author of Salvadori’s Structure in Architecture, The Building of Buildings (4th edition). In addition to updating the text and introducing new example structures, this new edition overhauls the entire graphic presentation for the first time. Oakley created nearly 500 new, full-color 3D computer-…
May 20, 2016
The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department has been selected as a recipient of the Cadence Design Systems University Software program. The package supports teaching and research applications. Several engineering professors are utilizing the software in their research and classes, including: professor R. Jacob Baker for design of SiGe…
May 12, 2016
Joanne Goodwin (History and Women's Research Institute of Nevada) has been elected to the board of directors for the National Collaborative for Women's History Sites. The organization founded in 2001 supports and promotes the preservation and interpretation of sites and locales that bear witness to women's participation in American life. Goodwin's…
May 10, 2016
Szu-Ping Lee (Physical Therapy) received the 2015 Reviewer of the Year award from Journal of Orthopaedic & Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT). Lee earned the award for consistent excellence in three distinct areas: willingness to conduct reviews, insightfulness and constructiveness of the reviews, and promptness of…

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