Accomplishments

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

April 15, 2021
Amy Reed-Sandoval (Philosophy) presented commentary on Allison B. Wolf's Just Immigration in the Americas: A Feminist Account as part of a symposium organized by the department of philosophy and Centro de Estudios en Migración at the Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia. 
April 15, 2021
Cheryl Abbate (Philosophy) presented an invited (virtual) talk titled "Animals and the Meaning They Bring to Our Lives" for the Lund University Philosophy Society.
April 15, 2021
Brittany Paloma Fiedler and Brittani Sterling (both Libraries) will be presenting their contributed paper, "Conference Critique: An Analysis of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Programming," at the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) 2021 Virtual Conference. Fiedler also will be presenting a contributed paper with UNLV alumnae ...
April 14, 2021
Seong-min Park and Stacey Clouse (both Criminal Justice), along with Logan Kennedy, '12 BA, '15 MA, and '19 PhD Criminal Justice, as well as Young-oh Hong (Korean Institute of Criminology), recently published a peer-reviewed article, "Pathways from Relative Deprivation to Individual Violence: The Effect of Subjective Perception and Emotional...
April 14, 2021
Nathan Anderson, Adam Lords, Ronald Laux, and Neamat Hassan (all Dental) just published a paper, "Retrospective Anaylsis of the Risks Factors of Peri-implantitis," in The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice. The paper evaluated the risk factors and their implication on the development of peri-implant diseases. Anderson and Lords are students.
April 14, 2021
Emily Lapworth (Libraries) had an article, "Assessing Large-scale Digitization Using Web Analytics," published in Digital Library Perspectives, a journal devoted to current trends, initiatives, and developments around digital content collections.
April 14, 2021
Marta Soligo (Sociology and International Gaming Institute) was interviewed for the sociology podcast "The Social Breakdown." Soligo explored the sociology of tourism, especially the relationship between COVID-19 and the travel industry. She discussed the role of tourism in Las Vegas as well as the creation of culture and dark tourism. She also...
April 14, 2021
Dr. Buddha Dawn (Medicine) recently published an article,  “Vitamin D3 Induces Mesenchymal-to-Endothelial Transition and Promotes a Proangiogenic Niche through IGF-1 Signaling,” in iScience, a Cell Press journal. The results show that vitamin D3, a natural compound, can promote blood vessel formation by inducing an endothelial phenotype in...
April 14, 2021
Dylan Guerin, Cindy Kha, and Kelly Tseng (all Life Sciences) recently published an article, "From Cell Death to Regeneration: Rebuilding After Injury" in Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology. Guerin, recipient of GPSA Research Forum presentation awards, and Kha, recipient of the 2020-21 President's UNLV Foundation Graduate Research...

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