Accomplishments

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

June 4, 2020
Anthony Lucas (Hospitality) and his co-author recently published the article "Examining Expanded Differences in Slot Machine Pars: An Analysis of Revenue Impacts and Player Sensitivity to 'Price'" in the International Journal of Hospitality Management. The study indicated increases in revenue for high-par games with no clear signs of play...
June 3, 2020
Ian McDonough (Economics) and co-author Daniel Millimet of Southern Methodist University were awarded the Outstanding Article Award for their 2019 publication in Applied Economic Perspectives & Policy. The award-winning article, "Criminal Incarceration, Statutory Bans on Food Assistance, and Food Security in Extremely Vulnerable Households:...
June 3, 2020
David G. Schwartz (Faculty Affairs) recently published an essay on Desert Companion's DC Blog examining how Las Vegas recovered from a pair of deadly fires in 1980/81 that shook public confidence in high-rise safety, particularly in Las Vegas.
June 3, 2020
C.E. Abbate (Philosophy) published her paper, "The Epistemology of Meat Eating," in Social Epistemology.
June 3, 2020
Nissa Tzun (Journalism and Media Studies) and Korey Tillman (Sociology), along with Oja Vincent, co-founder of the Forced Trajectory Project, appeared as guests on KNPR's State of Nevada radio show earlier this week. They discussed the recent protests, police brutality, and topics related to the history of U.S. racial violence and oppression. The...
June 3, 2020
Emily Budd (Art) contributed Well Hung Up, a humorous cast aluminum sculpture to Queers Just Wanna Have Fun, an online exhibition juried by The Queerly Collective Team, an exhibition that hopes to bring levity to viewers and illustrate resilience.
June 3, 2020
Danica G. Hays (Education) has been selected to serve a three-year term on the editorial board of Counselor Educaton & Supervision (CES). CES is the flagship journal of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, a division of the American Counseling Association.
June 2, 2020
Emir Malikov (Economics) and his advisee, Shaymal Halder, a doctoral candidate in statistics at Auburn University, published an article, "Smoothed LSDV Estimation of Functional-Coefficient Panel Data Models with Two-Way Fixed Effects," in Economics Letters. The paper provides a semiparametric estimation procedure for varying-coefficient...
June 2, 2020
Kenny Varner, Peter Wiens, and PG Schrader (all Teaching and Learning) have published, along with an international team of scholars from Australia and Germany, an article, "Thinking and Acting Across Ponds: Glocalized* Intersections of Trepidation, Neoliberalism, and Possibilities for 21st Century Teacher Education," in the journal International...

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