Accomplishments

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

February 7, 2019
Eli Williams (Service Learning and Leadership) and Kevin Wright (Student Diversity and Social Justice) recently presented a leadership lunch workshop on "Cultivating Hope and Resiliency" for Black History Month.
February 6, 2019
Alan Simmons (Anthropology) has been awarded a grant from the Institute for Aegean Prehistory. This award will allow him and colleagues to conduct test excavations at probable early (ca. 12,000 years ago) sites in Cyprus.
February 6, 2019
Dr. Robin E. Reinke (Dental) has published her point/counterpoint paper "Should the U.S. Adopt a National Dental Clinical Licensure Examination? Two Viewpoints" in the Journal of Dental Education with co-authors Drs. Joseph Gambacorta, Natalie Jeong, Mary MacDougall, Riki Gottleib, and Jeffrey Price. This is the product of the year-long American...
February 6, 2019
Alberto de Salvatierra (Architecture), working in conjunction with undergraduate students David Douglas (Landscape Architecture), Carley Pasqualotto (Architecture), and Kyle Saca (Architecture), was selected as a finalist in the 8th Non Architecture Competition: Learning. Their design, "UniverCITY," which called for the redensification of UNLV's...
February 6, 2019
Kai-Yu Ho (Physical Therapy), department alumni Brooke Laskowski, Danielle Garcia, and Christensen J. Hardy (all ’17 Doctor of Physical Therapy), and instructor Emilio Puentedura (Physical Therapy) co-authored “Measurement of Anterior Translation of the Mandibular Condyle Using Sonography,” which appears in the current issue of Journal of Physical...
February 5, 2019
UNLVolunteers (Service Learning and Leadership) has been chosen by Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FONW) as its nonprofit partner of the year for 2018. Amber Sevart (Service Learning and Leadership) serves as the staff advisor for UNLV Volunteers, a student group, while Thuon Chen and Netta Ohayon are its student environmental impact coordinators....
February 5, 2019
Felicia Sumler and Drew Ehlert (both Sponsored Programs) recently accomplished a career goal of receiving their certification in research administration. The designation of certified research administrator indicates that an individual has met the Research Administrators Certification Council's eligibility requirements and has demonstrated the...
February 5, 2019
Dr. Elena Farfel (Dental) has published her study "Propolis of Caffeic Acid Phenethyl Ester (CAPE) Inhibits Growth and Viability in Multiple Oral Cancer Cell Lines" in the International Journal of Medical and Biomedical Studies with co-authors Whitney Saarem, Fang Yu Wang, and Karl Kingsley (all Dental).
February 5, 2019
Dr. Laura Culley (Medicine) will receive the 2019 Silver Syringe Outstanding Community Partner Award.  For more than 20 years, the group Immunize Nevada has honored some of the top medical professionals in the state with these awards. Culley is being recognized for her efforts overseeing 120 medical students who spend one day a week helping Las...

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