September 27, 2022
David G. Schwartz (Ombuds) recently published a post on From the Ombuds, the official blog of UNLV's Ombuds Office. This post outlined the exciting things that await us all during Ombuds Week, which takes place October 10-14. For more information about the Ombuds Office, please visit its website.
September 27, 2022
Kendall Hartley (Teaching and Learning), Emily Shreve and Dan Gianoutsos (both Academic Success Center), and Lisa Bendixen (Educational Psychology) have recently published their research on college student smartphone usage in relation to planning, studying, learning, and other self-regulatory skills. Hartley, K., Shreve, E., & Gianoutsos, D…
September 27, 2022
Albert Loera (Athletics) was selected for the 2022-23 cohort of the National Association of College and University Business (NACUBO)’s Emerging Leaders program, a professional development opportunity that recognizes the top emerging professionals around the country in higher education.     Loera was selected from a large pool of applicants for…
September 27, 2022
Kara Christensen and Nicole Short (both Psychology), with a colleague at the University of Alberta, published a chapter, "Insomnia in Eating Disorders," in the new book, Eating Disorders. In this chapter, they provide an overview of the literature on insomnia disorder in people with eating disorders, potential mechanisms for comorbidity, and…
September 27, 2022
Margarita Jara (World Languages and Cultures) gave her Presidential Address at the 2022 Linguistic Association of the Southwest annual meeting at Cleveland State University on September 24. Her paper was titled, "Northwestern Amazonian Spanish as a macro-region: The roles of the (socio)-linguist."  Spanish has coexisted with many indigenous…
September 27, 2022
David Orentlicher (Law and Medicine) published an opinion essay, "Unanimous decision making is essential for preserving the Supreme Court’s legitimacy," in The Hill. The essay discusses concerns about the Supreme Court's legitimacy and how the Court can restore public confidence by deciding its cases unanimously. Unanimous decisions are better…
September 26, 2022
Kavita Batra (Medicine), along with researchers from India and Saudi Arabia published a study, "Assessing the Compliance of Dental Clinicians towards Regulatory Infection Control Guidelines Using a Newly Developed Survey Tool: A Pilot Cross-Sectional Study in India," in the journal Healthcare. The tool developed in this study can be used to…
September 26, 2022
Valarie Burke (Graduate College) spoke at the 12th annual conference of the United States Electronic Thesis and Dissertation Association on September 21. Titled "Did You Hear That? That's Graduate Students Sharing Their Research!," the presentation focused on the many resources offered by the UNLV Graduate College to assist students in preparing,…
September 26, 2022
Ann Vuong (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) published an article on "Early life organophosphate ester exposures and bone health at age 12 years: The Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) Study" in the journal Science of The Total Environment.  Despite evidence of osteotoxicity, no human studies have evaluated early life…

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