Accomplishments

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

May 8, 2019
Tiffiany Howard (Political Science) recently published the "State of Black Entrepreneurship in America."  The report evaluates the economic and entrepreneurial outcomes for African Americans in comparison to Black African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants, in order to provide a deeper examination of the influence social capital and immigrant...
May 8, 2019
The Division of Student Affairs is proud to recognize the following recipients of the 2019 Rebel Awards! Congratulations to all the winners and nominees.  2019 Rebel Award Hall of Fame Inductees Elana Ruminski Robert Evans Christian Jimenez Camisha Fagan Desiree Batanga Student Organization Advisor of the Year - Dana Angioni Staff Commitment to...
May 7, 2019
Jennifer J. Reed (Sociology) was featured in a story about her dissertation research in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, "At UNLV, about 15 Take Vows in Marriage to the Earth." Reed was invited by the UNLV Student Sustainability Council to officiate a symbolic wedding to the earth ceremony, part of her study on the growing ecosexual...
May 7, 2019
Hokwon Cho (Math) published "Two-Stage Procedure of Fixed-Width Confidence Intervals for the Risk Ratio" in the Springer journal, Methodology and Computing in Applied Probability. The article provides the two-stage sampling design and its procedure for obtaining fixed-width confidence intervals and optimal sample sizes for the risk ratio or...
May 7, 2019
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) is a lead author on a chapter about graphic medicine called "Comics in the Clinic" in the book, Comics and Critical Librarianship: Reframing the Narrative in Academic Libraries.
May 7, 2019
Katherine Howard, Karl Kingsley, Matthew Hunsaker, and Greta Barba (all Dental) published the manuscript "Differential MicroRNA Expression of miR-21 and miR-155 within Oral Cancer Extracellular Vesicles in Response to Melatonin" in the May issue of Dentistry Journal. Hunsaker and Barba are seniors in the doctor of dental medicine program. 
May 6, 2019
Won-Yong Oh (Management, Entrepreneurship and Technology) and his co-authors' paper "MNEs' Corporate Social Responsibility: An Optimal Investment Decision Model" was published in the European Journal of International Management. This study provides a theoretical model that suggests how multinational enterprises (MNEs) should optimally invest in...
May 6, 2019
Emma Frances Bloomfield (Communication Studies) has published a book on how to have better climate conversations at the intersection of environmental attitudes and religious beliefs. Communication Strategies for Engaging Climate Skeptics: Religion and the Environment is currently under production as part of Routledge's Advances in Climate Change...
May 6, 2019
Clarissa Otoo (Hospitality), Zulma Arceo (Public Health), Caroline Farah (Teaching and Learning), Cambria Del Castillo (Theatre), and Camisha Fagan (Sociology and English) successfully completed their involvement in UNLV’s Grad Rebel Advantage Program. All five are undergraduates. The Grad Rebel Advantage Program helps prepares students for...

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