Accomplishments

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

September 16, 2021
Steven Palazzo (Nursing) recently presented at the Academy of Forensic Nursing's special webinar event on "Leading Working Violence Prevention Efforts Enacted by Patients and Visitors."  During the event, attendees learned common factors leading to physical assaults and strategies to prevent and recover from workplace violence, including...
September 16, 2021
Marina Garber (Colacicchi) (World Languages and Cultures) was nominated for The Poetry Award (Premiya Poezia), Russia. The Poetry Award was established by The Dignity Charitable  Foundation in 2018 and is the successor to The Poet Prize. The goal of The Poetry Award is to find and encourage outstanding works of contemporary poetry, translation and...
September 15, 2021
Anne Stevens (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies; English) published the revised second edition of Literary Theory and Criticism: An Introduction. The second edition features new or expanded coverage of affect theory, critical race theory, disability studies, ecocriticism, posthumanism, and transgender studies.
September 15, 2021
Jennifer Kawi (Nursing) received a National Institute of Nursing Research award from Johns Hopkins University for a project entitled “Pilot Testing A Theory-Driven Self-Management Intervention for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain."  Kawi's research foci includes chronic pain and self-management.  Her research in this area...
September 15, 2021
Jungnam Kim and Wendy Hoskins (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published, “School Counselors as empowering institutional agents: Why Asian American students see school counselors for academic, social-emotional, and college-career issues” in Journal of Asia Pacific Counseling with co-authors Neffisatu Dambo and Julia...
September 15, 2021
Maurice Finocchiaro (Philosophy emeritus) has just published his 16th book, entitled Science, Method, and Argument in Galileo: Philosophical, Historical, and Historiographical Essays. The book is a collection of 24 essays, all but three previously published during the last 50 years. Their two-fold focus is argumentation and Galileo. The book is...
September 15, 2021
Katelin Gilbertson (Economics, Brookings Mountain West, The Lincy Institute) recently had her research on The Future of the Live Entertainment Tax in Southern Nevada published in the UNLV Spectra Undergraduate Research Journal. Gilbertson's research examines the history and current state of the Live Entertainment Tax to propose recomendations to...
September 14, 2021
Tim Gauthier (Interdisciplinary, Gender, and Ethnic Studies) gave a  “A Quieter ‘9/11’ Novel?: Solipsism and Passivity in Recent Fiction"  for an International Conference at Europa-Universität Flensburg (virtual), entitled “9/11: Twenty Years On.”
September 14, 2021
Simon Gottschaik (Sociology) and Celene Fuller (Sociology) published a chapter in the Oxford Handbook of Symbolic Interaction titled: “De-realization and Infra-humanization: A Theory of Symbolic Interaction with Digital Technologies.” The authors suggest that interactions with digital technologies impose a series of adjustments that compromise...

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