October 1, 2012
Anthony Guy Patricia (English) presented the paper, "Finding Revenge's Cave: The Character of Titus Andronicus," in the Music, Mayhem, and Madness: The Art of Assumed Madness in Titus Andronicus panel session of the 2012 Wooden O Symposium at the Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City in August.
October 1, 2012
Gary Pullman (English) published a short story, "It's a Wonderful Life," in the spring edition of the peer-reviewed periodical, Word River Literary Review.
October 1, 2012
David Schmoeller (Film) received a Lifetime Achievement Award for Excellence in World Cinema. The event took place at the Fantaspoa Film Festival in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the largest genre film festival in South America, and featured the world premiere of his 10th feature film Little Monsters (2012). The film was shot on location in Las Vegas…
October 1, 2012
Joel Snyder (Psychology) and Melissa Gregg (Psychology) were awarded a grant from the Army Research Office to perform studies on "Perceptual and Neural Mechanisms of Auditory Change Detection." A paper related to the award was published in the journal Neuroimage. It was titled, "Enhanced Sensory Processing Accompanies Successful Detection of…
October 1, 2012
An-Pyng Sun (Social Work) published a peer-reviewed article, "Helping Homeless Individuals with Co-Occurring Disorders: The Four Components," in Social Work, a premium journal in the social work field. She also wrote a chapter, "Gender, Substance Use, and Substance Use Disorders," for Chemical Dependency: A Systems Approach (2012). Additionally…
October 1, 2012
An-Pyng Sun (Social Work), Chih-Hsiang Ho (Math), and Larry Ashley (Educational and Clinical Studies) wrote an article, "Addiction and Substance Abuse among Nevada Youth," which appeared in The Social Health of Nevada: Leading Indicators and Quality of Life in the Silver State (2012, Edited by Dmitri N. Shalin of Sociology). Sun and Ashley also…
July 27, 2012
Nancy Lough (Educational Research, Cognition & Development), Joanne Goodwin (Women's Research Institute of Nevada), Carol Harter (Black Mountain Institute), and Peg Rees (Educational Outreach) participated in the panel discussion "Equity in Education: Celebrating 40 Years of Title IX" in April. The panel, which included Judith Sweet,…
July 27, 2012
Vicki Holmes (English Language Center) and Ellen Dougherty (College of Education) presented sessions on incorporating technology in the ESL classroom at the International TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) meeting in Philadelphia in March and at the NAFSA: Association of International Educators annual meeting in Houston in…
July 27, 2012
Lisa Kelleher (Intercollegiate Athletics) and Starr Wharton (Student Recreation and Wellness Center) attended the Step UP! Be a Leader; Make A Difference facilitator training at the University of Arizona. The pro-social behavior and bystander intervention program educates students to be proactive in helping others. It raises awareness of help…

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