January 19, 2023
Gerilyn Slicker (Early Childhood, Multilingual, and Special Education) received the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Early Education and Child Development (EE/CD) Special Interest Group (SIG) Outstanding Dissertation Award for her dissertation titled, "Provider Participation in the Child Care Subsidy System: A Mixed Methods Study…
January 19, 2023
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) and Jamia Williams, University of Utah, were invited to present on their advocacy work before the Interagency Working Group tasked by the Office of Management and Budget to review and consider changes to racial and ethnic minimum reporting standards. Their presentation "Racial and Ethnic Categories: Impact on Medical Subject…
January 19, 2023
UNLV climate expert and research professor Kristen Averyt (Office of the Vice President for Research) has been named the director for drought and Western resilience for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Averyt has a long record working on different facets of the climate issue, including U.S. western water resources, the…
January 19, 2023
Jinyoung Kim and Hyunhwa "Henna" Lee (both Nursing) were honored among others as the UNLV 2023-2026 cycle recipients of the Top Tier Doctoral Graduate Research Assistant (TTDGRA) grant competition. This program offers financial assistance to select researchers' proposals. Kim's research proposal is titled, "Current Sleep Health and the Risk of…
January 19, 2023
Ron Brown, Frank Cucinotta, Jeffrey Cummings, and Gabriele Wulf (all Integrated Health Sciences) have been listed on Stanford University’s annual report of the top-cited researchers from across the globe based on the work completed during a single year, and throughout the person’s career. The most recent list published Oct. 10, 2022,  in PLOS…
January 19, 2023
Ann Vuong (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) co-published an article titled, "Postprandial changes of oxidative stress biomarkers in healthy individuals," in the journal Frontiers in Nutrition. This study aimed to examine the postprandial changes of fluorescent oxidation products, malondialdehyde, total antioxidant capacity, and Superoxide…
January 18, 2023
Thanks to professor Diego Vega (Music), select UNLV string students performed at the Latin Grammy Award ceremony on Nov. 17, 2022.  "This is a very rare and unique opportunity only available to students at UNLV's School of Music," said Vega. "Our students were ecstatic to be part of this prestigious event."
January 18, 2023
Torisha Khonach (Sociology) published an article titled, "Feminine negotiations and patriarchal bargains: Contradictory resistance in women’s flat track roller derby," in the journal International Review for the Sociology of Sport.
January 18, 2023
Rakshitha Mohankumar and Brenna Renn (both Psychology) published an op-ed piece, "Boosting the Mental/Behavioral Health Infrastructure to Prevent Elder Suicide," for Generations Today, a bimonthly digital publication of the American Society on Aging. They highlight pervasive ageism and lack of training as barriers to better suicide prevention in…

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