Accomplishments

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

January 14, 2021
Ann M. Vuong (Epidemiology & Biostatistics) co-published an article on "Proximity to Traffic and Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Relation to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Conduct Disorder in U.S. children" in the International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. Conduct disorder (CD) is a clinical...
January 14, 2021
Angela Amar (Nursing) presented in front of the Nursing Network on Violence Against Women International on the topic of Nursing Leadership in Social Justice and Anti-Racism.
January 13, 2021
Maurice A. Finocchiaro (Philosophy) published the article “Vincenzo Galilei’s Musicology and Galileo’s Science: Methodological Comparison and Contrast” in the latest issue of the journal Isis. Founded in 1912, and named after an ancient Egyptian goddess, this is the official journal of the History of Science Society. The article discusses the...
January 13, 2021
Giorgio Canarella and Stephen M. Miller (both Economics & Center for Business and Economic Research) published their paper “Dynamic Asymmetric Optimal Portfolio Allocation between Energy Stocks and Energy Commodities: Evidence from Clean Energy and Oil and Gas Companies,” with Mahdi Ghaemi Asl, Kharazmi University, in Resources Policy. This...
January 13, 2021
Arpine Mkrtchyan (World Languages and Cultures) has successfully completed the online training, Le Français pour université/French for University, organized by University of Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France. She attended eight weeks of training and was awarded a certificate of success on Jan. 11.   
January 13, 2021
Nasim Binesh, Amanda Belarmino and Carola Raab (all Hospitality) are the authors of a paper recently published online in the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. This paper analyzes revenue management literature between 2013 and 2019 to examine the trajectory of hospitality research and identify gaps in the literature. Binesh is a doctoral...
January 13, 2021
Carlos S. Dimas (History) was elected by his peers as secretary for the Teaching and Teaching Materials Committee of The Conference on Latin American History, the major organization of Latin American historians in the United States. He will serve as secretary for 2021-22, then serve as chair for 2022-23. 
January 12, 2021
Jungnam Kim (Counselor Education, School Psychology, and Human Services) published the manuscript "School Principals' and Counselors' Focus on College-going: The Impact of School Leader Expectations and Primary Goals on Postsecondary Education"  in the Journal of College Access. She worked alongside colleagues from Ball State University department...
January 12, 2021
Dharini Bhammar (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences) and Lung-Chang Chien (Epidemiology and Biostatistics) published a paper,  “Quantification and Verification of Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Adults with Prehypertension” in the journal Sports. The article shows that verification testing is feasible, validates the attainment of maximal oxygen...

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