Accomplishments

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

June 12, 2020
Kristian Thymianos (Political Science) recently co-authored "To Add Value to Black Communities, We Must Defund the Police and Prison Systems," a piece featured in the Brookings Institution's How We Rise blog, which focuses on "policy solutions to upend structural racism and create a more equitable society for all." Kristian is a summer research...
June 12, 2020
Mary D. Bondmass (Nursing) and Sarah Mollman, '18 PhD Nursing, are the authors of "Intentional Learning: A Student-centered Pedagogy," which appears in the International Journal of Nursing Education Scholarship.  
June 12, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) will be offering a webinar on problem gambling among U.S. veterans (Gambling Problems in US Military Veterans) on June 12, sponsored by Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies.
June 11, 2020
Nirmala Lekhak (Nursing) was awarded a Zeta Kappa-at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International grant of $2,500 for the research project titled “Coping with Coronavirus Pandemic Study” for the period of May 2020 to April 2021.
June 11, 2020
Ann M. Vuong (Environmental & Occupational Health) published an article on "Prenatal Exposure to a Mixture of Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) and Child Reading Skills at School Age" in the International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants may affect child neurobehavior; however,...
June 11, 2020
Mohammad Nazari-Sharabian, along with Moses Karakouzian and Mehrdad Karami (all Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction), and joined by Mohammad Aghababaei of Washington State University, published a review paper, "Water on Mars—A Literature Review," in the latest issue of the journal GALAXIES. Their article was featured on the...
June 11, 2020
Shane Kraus (Psychology) and colleagues recently published a paper, "Addiction or Transgression? Moral Incongruence and Self-Reported Problematic Pornography Use in a Nationally Representative Sample" in Clinical Psychological Science. 
June 11, 2020
Jason Takhtadjian, Marcos Santander, Karina Trujillo and Breanna Hernandez (all Journalism and Media Studies) were honored with a Student Programming Emmy Award from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Pacific Southwest Chapter. The winning students produced an episode of the "Rebel Report," a 30-minute sports program created...
June 10, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published her paper "How to Help when it Hurts: ACT Individually (and in Groups)" in Animal Studies Journal, which explores the moral responsibilities of individuals in a world of collective wrongs and moral conflicts. 

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