Louisa Messenger (Environmental and Occupational Health) co-published a paper on "Efficacy of chlorfenapyr-pyrethroid and piperonyl butoxide-pyrethroid long-lasting insecticidal nets (LLINs) compared to pyrethroid-only LLINs for malaria control in Côte d'lvoire: a three group, cluster randomised trial" in the journal Trials. The massive scale-up…
Robert Futrell (Sociology) recently co-authored essays in Mobilization: An International Journal and The Journal of Right-Wing Studies that sketch a “constellation” framework for understanding U.S. extremist white supremacy. A constellation approach focuses on a core set of practices, ideas, and emotions and offers a more complex,…
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing), Tirth Bhatta (Sociology), and Joel Snyder (Psychology) collaborated with other collegues to publish "Meditation, Compassionate Love, and Mental Health in Later Life." This study underscores the need for contemplative interventions that foster compassionate love to improve mental health in later life.
Bertille Mavegam Tango Assoumou (Medicine) published the study, "Efficacy of Community Health Worker-Delivered Family Health History-Based Breast Cancer Education and Services Among Chinese Americans," in the Journal of Cancer Education, 1-7. Citation Assoumou, B., Yeh, Y. L., Wang, H., Zhang, Z., Wang, J., Wang, J. H. Y., ... & Chen, L. S. (…
Krishnakumar Nangeelil and Zaijing Sun (both Health Physics and Diagnostic Sciences), along with Colby Fleming from the Nuclear Reactor Program at North Carolina State University, published an article titled, “Using neutron activation to assess heavy metal pollution in water and sediment along Savannah River,” in Environmental…
Ph.D. student and graduate assistant Mohamed Ibrahim (Education) successfully organized a TEDx talk on campus that touched on the theme "Vision to Victory." The diverse speakers featured in the event were thought leaders, creatives, and change-makers who aimed to spark conversations and share unique perspectives. This particular TEDx event was the…
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published an article, "Anticipated Motives for Gambling Treatment in Adults from the U.S.," in the Journal of Gambling Studies. 
Amy Brown (Music) presented Parachute Play at the Las Vegas Urban Chapter of Kodaly Educators (LUCKE) Chapter Workshop. In addition to the Kodaly method, participants experienced musical literacy using multiple methods of music education philosophies (Orff and Dalcroze). Using Edvard Grieg's, In the Hall of the Mountain King, members…
Asma Tahir and Alireza Rezaee (both Environmental and Occupational Health) presented a poster titled, "Comparison of the Airborne Fungal Spore Concentrations in Las Vegas and the Mojave Desert From 2020-2022," during the 2024 American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Annual Meeting from February 23-26 in Washington, D.C.

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