Accomplishments

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

February 12, 2019
Matthew S. Dentice (English) has been awarded the 2019 Medieval Association of the Pacific (MAP) Founders' Prize for his paper, “Monarch of the Past and of the Future: Joachim of Fiore, the Last Emperor, and the Myth of King Arthur’s Return.” The prize recognizes an outstanding scholarly paper fashioned from a presentation given at the previous...
February 11, 2019
Rei Serafica (Nursing) is the lead author of a recently published article, "The Use of Mobile Health to Assist Self-management and Access to Services in a Rural Community" in the Journal of Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN. The purpose of the study was to explore the barriers to and needs for using mobile health technology to assist low income...
February 11, 2019
UNLV School of Dental Medicine hosted professor XiaoDong Chen and students Yifan Wang, Yunbo Wang, and Zhang Xi from Nankai University in Tainjin, China, to participate in lectures, learn about evidence-based education, and observe the delivery of dental care. The two institutions established a collaborative relationship during 2012 designed to...
February 11, 2019
Hans Rawhouser (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and Erin Hamilton (Accounting), along with Michael Cummings (University of Arkansas) and Silvio Vismara (University of Bergamo) recently had a paper, "An Equity Crowdfunding Research Agenda: Evidence from Stakeholder Participation in the Rulemaking Process" accepted at a top...
February 11, 2019
Marcus Civin (Art), Pete Reyes (Academic Resources), Clarence Gilyard (Film), and Nevada Conservatory Theatre (Theatre) all were recognized by Desert Companion/NPR in their "Best of the City 2019" issue in February. All were included in the Arts + Entertainment section. Civin was selected as "Best Figure in Local Culture," while Reyes was selected...
February 8, 2019
Richard Miller (Music) has published a new peer-reviewed article, "Capturing Sound or History? Understanding the 1928 Minzoku GeijutsuTranscription Debate" in the Asian Music, flagship journal of the Society for Asian Music. Using materials collected while a Fellow at the National Ethnology Museum in Osaka, Miller reports on a debate over the...
February 8, 2019
Seong Park (Criminal Justice) recently published two articles. With collaborator Yongoh Hong (Korean Institute of Criminology), he published the article, "The Effect of Economic Inequality on Individual Violence in South Korea: A Comparative SEM Analysis of Relative Deprivation Theory and Strain Theory." Published in the Journal of Korean...
February 8, 2019
Karen G. Harry (Anthropology) and Barbara J. Roth (Faculty Affairs) have an edited book, Interaction and Connectivity in the Greater Southwest, published through the University Press of Colorado.
February 8, 2019
Chelsea Heinbach, Brittany Paloma Fiedler, and Rosan Mitola (all Libraries) had an article, "Dismantling Deficit Thinking: A Strengths-based Inquiry into the Experiences of Transfer Students in and out of Academic Libraries," published by the open-access journal In the Library with the Lead Pipe. The article, which was co-authored by UNLV alum and...

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