Lori Ciccone, Lyndsay Ifo, Hallie Lyons, Francisco Mejia, Quentin Murrel, and Mary Vicuna-Howe (all Sponsored Programs) recently accomplished a career goal of receiving their certification in research administration.The designation of certified research administrator indicates that an individual has met the Research Administrators Certification…
Kate Shapiro (English) and Joe Milan Jr. (English and Black Mountain Institute), along with alumni Olufunke Ogundimu, '18 MFA Creative Writing, and Ernie Wang, '16 MFA Creative Writing, recently have won prestigious national and international awards for their fiction. Shapiro, a master's student in the English department's creative…
Satish C. Bhatnagar (Math) addressed the staff and students of the Panini Gurukul on the educational doctrine of Shaastra, Shastra, and Shatru in May during his trip to India. A gurukul is a boarding school based on the holistic education drawn from ancient India. The Panini Gurukul is the only gurukul in India specializing in Sanskrit grammar…
Robyn Raschke (Accounting) published an article, "The Influence of a Good Relationship between the Internal Audit and Information Security Functions on Information Security Outcomes," in Accounting, Organizations & Society with Paul Steinbart (Arizona State University), William Dilla (Iowa State University), and Graham Gal (University of…
Patrick Moore and Matthew Shepard (both Film) received an Emmy Award from the Pacific Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for their short documentary, Splashing the Streets. Moore and Shepard, who are undergraduates, won for writing in the student craft category. The documentary was produced in collaboration…
Wonyong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) and his colleagues recently presented at the International Association for Business and Society Conference in Hong Kong. 
Starr Hoffman and James Cheng (both Libraries) received an Academic Library Impact Research Grant from the Association of College Research Libraries (ACRL) for a project titled “Researchers on Academic Library Impact: Characteristics and Perspectives.” The research project, building on interviews with library and higher educational professionals…
Linda H. Edwards (Law) received the Legal Writing Institute's (LWI) Teresa Godwin Phelps Award for Scholarship in Legal Writing for her article “Telling Stories in the Supreme Court: Voices Briefs and the Role of Democracy in Constitutional Deliberation,” published in Volume 29 (2017) of the Yale Journal of Law and…
Janelle Willis (Nursing) has been elected executive director for the new Nevada Nursing Students’ Association, which functions to enhance nursing education through multiple avenues. In her role, Willis will work with the association’s board of directors to establish goals and strategies, manage financial and material resources, and oversee…

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