Accomplishments

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

October 4, 2021
26 Faculty physicians from the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV were recently named “Top Docs” by Desert Companion Magazine. The physicians were chosen by their peers in an online nomination process. The UNLV honorees are: Dr. Ovunc Bardakcioglu – colon & rectal surgery, Dr. Mario Gaspar de Alba – developmental behavioral pediatrics,...
October 4, 2021
Margarita Jara (World Languages and Cultures) recently published an article, “Subjectivity and Intersubjectivity of diminutives in –it in Peruvian Amazonian Spanish" (Subjetividad e Lingüística  intersubjectividad de los diminutivos en –it en español amazónico peruano) in Revista Española de Lingüística.  
October 4, 2021
Rocky Rockstraw (Nursing) was recently published in a recent edition of The Journal of Educators Online.  The article is entitled, "Text-Based Versus Video Discussion to Promote a Sense of Community: An International Mixed-Methods Study." Rockstraw was a co-author in the study.
October 4, 2021
Liz Carrasco, Sonaly Silva, and Christina Patterson (Counseling & Psychological Services) gave a presentation titled "White Fragility: What is it?" based on the 2018 book White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo. This presentation focused on white fragility and how white people can develop their capacity to engage more constructively across races.
October 4, 2021
Marketa Trimble (Law) published a chapter, "Intellectual Property Law and Geography" in Handbook of Intellectual Property Research: Lenses, Methods, and Perspectives, edited by Irene Calboli and Maria Lillà Montagnani.
October 4, 2021
Renato (Rainier) M. Liboro, Jenna Despres, Brandon Ranuschio, Sherry Bell, and Lianne Barnes (all Psychology) of the CHAMPION Mental Health research lab, published their article, "Forging Resilience to HIV/AIDS: Personal Strengths of Middle-aged and Older Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men Who Have Sex With Men Living With HIV/AIDS," in the American...
October 4, 2021
Christopher Perkins (English) published "Love Letter to Great Salt Lake" in The Salt Lake Tribune. The newspaper published the letter as a special column. The letter hopes to raise awareness around the fragility of a uniquely remarkable lake and appreciation for how commercial activity and a changing climate are impacting it. 
October 4, 2021
Brittany Paloma Fiedler, Maggie Bukowski, Chelsea Heinbach, Eduardo Martinez-Flores, and Rosan Mitola (all Libraries) published a chapter, "Engaging Student Employee Expertise To Improve Wikipedia Edit-A-Thons" in the book, Wikipedia and Academic Libraries. Martinez-Flores is a former Flora & Stuart Mason Undergraudate Peer Research Coach in...
October 4, 2021
Christina Patterson (Counseling & Psychological Services), Dr. Sal Biazzo, and Kristen Enos (both Student Wellness Center) gave a presentation titled "Transforming Transgender and Gender Diverse Support in Higher Education" at the Southern Nevada Diversity Summit. This interactive workshop focused on assisting people to better promote trans...

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