Accomplishments

Welcome to Accomplishments, the place to read about the successes of your UNLV co-workers.

February 21, 2020
Elizabeth Stacy (Life Sciences) and a large team of evolutionary biologists led by Rosemary Gillespie (University of California Berkeley) published a review article, Comparing Adaptive Radiations Across Space, Time, and Taxa in the Journal of Heredity.  This paper reviews adaptive radiations across the globe to uncover commonalities and contrasts...
February 21, 2020
Linh Nguyen, Karl Kingsley, Arvin Alexander, and Graydon Carr (all Dental) published their work on oral microbiology in the latest issue of Microbiology Research Journal International. Carr will graduate with an MS in oral biology in 2020 and Alexander is a dental student who is planning to graduate in 2021.
February 20, 2020
Payal Sharma (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology) recently was featured on a national podcast on which she discusses choices we can make to more effectively manage stress in our day-to-day lives, including lessons learned from the Special Operations community.
February 20, 2020
Sheniz Moonie (Public Health), Rebecca Scherr, and Gayle Allenback (both Medicine), along with Julia Anderson, '19 PhD Public Health, and Mary Beth Hogan from the department of pediatrics at the Marshall University School of Medicine, published an article on "Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Comorbidities and Atopic Disease in Nevada" in the journal ...
February 20, 2020
Philip Tschirhart and Emma Frances Bloomfield (both Communication Studies) published a paper, "Framing the Anthropocene as Influence or Impact: The Importance of Interdisciplinary Contributions to Stratigraphic Classification" in Environmental Communication. The paper examines disciplinary debates over the stratigraphic (rock-layer) designation of...
February 20, 2020
Robert Lang (Brookings Mountain West & The Lincy Institute), William Brown (Brookings), and David Damore (Political Science) recently had a piece published in FixGov, a Brookings Institution blog. Their piece "Electing a President: The Significance of Nevada," discusses that "while the outcomes of the Nevada caucuses may only yield a handful...
February 19, 2020
Rebecca Gill (Political Science) and her colleagues Jennie Sweet-Cushman (Chatham University) and Sondra Cosgrove (CSN) have been awarded the 2019 Carrie Chapman Catt special award for research on women in politics in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The award recognizes their work on “Nevada Bets on Women’s...
February 19, 2020
Avery Boddie (Libraries) has been selected as an Association of Research Libraries Leadership and Career Development Program Fellow for 2020-21. The yearlong program prepares mid-career librarians from historically underrepresented racial and ethnic groups to take on leadership roles in their careers and in the profession at large. Boddie is the...
February 19, 2020
Chad Hensley (Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences) is this year’s recipient of the Outstanding Educator Award from the Association of Collegiate Educators in Radiologic Technology (ACERT). Presented at the organization’s national conference in early February, this singular recognition for educators is based on several factors including a...

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