Accomplishments

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

June 1, 2020
Austin Horng-En Wang (Political Science) has been awarded a scholar grant of $7,100 from Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange. The project, titled "Collective Action, Simultaneity, and Nation-Building," will investigate how the perceived collective action during military conflict may shape the national identity. He also...
June 1, 2020
Jonathan Rhodes Lee (Music) has just published an article in Music and Letters, an imprint of Oxford University Press and one of the leading international journals of musical scholarship. Lee's article, "Giulia Frasi: Singer of Sentiment," discusses the career of George Frideric Handel’s last leading lady, Giulia Frasi (fl. 1742–72). Lee shows...
June 1, 2020
Dr. Frank Jones (Dental) accepted an invitation to present "Advanced Concepts of Implant Therapy" to DS4 students at the Autonomous University of Baja California Dental School in Tijuana, Mexico, in March. Last month he served as course director for a bone-grafting technique and implant placement course using pig jaws and human cadavers at the...
June 1, 2020
Hyelin Kim (Hospitality) and her co-authors recently published "Examining the Impacts of Touristification on Quality of Life (QOL): The Application of the Bottom-up Spillover Theory" in The Service Industries Journal. The study aims to understand touristification and the influence of this phenomenon on residents’ quality of life.
June 1, 2020
Makayla Palmer (Economics) published the article “Does Publicly Subsidized Health Insurance Affect the Birth Rate?” in the Southern Economic Journal. The study examines how the Affordable Care Act’s expansion of subsidized insurance impacted insurance enrollment and the birth rate for women of reproductive age. While expanded eligibility for...
June 1, 2020
Emily Sarten, Aundrea Frahm, Cida de Aragon, and Laurence Myers Reese (all Art) are featured in Long-Distance RADAR, episode four, as is recent graduate Dan Hernandez. This experimental performance feature is available on Youtube. Sarten, de Aragon, and Reese are graduate students.
May 29, 2020
"MJ" Jung Min, Annie Lin (both Art), Chad Scott (Teaching and Learning), and Shahab Zargari (Fine Arts) all have work that will be displayed in the second annual "Use Other Door" juried art show that is set to open June 17 at the Core Contemporary gallery in Las Vegas. Sapira Cheuk (Art) and recent undergraduate alum Angie Saldana (Art) were part...
May 29, 2020
Anjala Krishen (Marketing and International Business), Han-fen Hu (Management, Entrepreneurship, and Technology), and Jesse Barnes (Public Policy and Leadership) recently won the runner-up position for the Best Conference Paper at the 2020 American Marketing Association's Marketing and Public Policy Conference for their extended abstract titled "...
May 29, 2020
Benjamin Burroughs (Journalism and Media Studies) recently had a paper, "Digital Logistics: Enchantment in Distribution Channels," published in the journal Technology and Society. The paper argues that enchanted digital logistical channels extend the value-creating functions of traditional logistics.

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